Friday, 8 January
Kids can ‘work’ at the post office and see how much fun it is. From weighing letters, to figuring out postage rates, to learning about the history and daily lives of postal workers, this activity has it all. Suitable for kids from K1 to P2 level.
Contact Lily (6513-7347/6337-3888/[email protected]) for more details.
Until January 2010, at Singapore Philatelic Museum.
Following his last successful show in Singapore in 2008, popular Mando-pop star David Tao returns to belt out hits such as Ai Hen Jian Dan (I Love You) and Pu Tong Peng You (Regular Friends).
In this concert billed as the “Rock and Talk” show, Tao will also sing English hits from the 1970s and 1980s, songs that have influenced his musical style. Tickets from $88 to $178.
Friday only, at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Witness more than 300 tattoo artists ‘inking’ away, up close and personal, at this second edition of the Tat2 Show, following the inaugural event last year. Tickets from $22 to $60.
For more details, read our Guide to the Tat2 Show.
Until 10 January, at Singapore Expo.
Saturday, 9 January
Watch top local windsurfers go up against their peers in the region at this annual competition. This year’s event is expected to draw more than 140 competitors from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan, China and South Korea.
Until 10 January, at National Service Resort and Country Club Sea Sports Centre.
Known to fans as a DJ-turned-entrepreneur who has inspired many with his fight against cancer, Billy Wang has established his own company, Billy House, to share his knowledge of wholesome living.
This one-day event, held in conjunction with Billy House’s first anniversary, includes talks, a product auction, dinner and a star-studded concert. Tickets from $58 to $118.
Saturday only, atMAX Pavilion, Singapore Expo.
Proscenium is a triple bill of comedy meant for people who have never found the time to ponder on some of the most essential questions of life and are searching for answers to them: How intimate can actors get on stage? How do university students amuse themselves in their free time? What exactly is the stage?
Tickets at $20.
Until 10 January, at Play Den, The Arts House.
Sunday, 10 January
A group exhibition featuring the works of nine artists: Geraldine Kang, Grace Kwa, Ho Hui May, Jeff Chow, Joel Yuen, Katherine Masters, Lee Mun Yee, Gilles Massot, Regina DeRozario. Pretext explores the interplay between text and image in art. Closed on Monday.
Until 23 January, at 2902 Gallery.
Thomas DeVoe, a ‘mind-illusionist’ from the United Kingdom, makes a stopover in Singapore during his 12-month world tour. His abilities apparently include being able to read thoughts, control minds, and bend metallic objects, among others. Free of charge.
Sunday only, at Downtown East, Event Square.
A three-day outdoor acoustic concert series starting from 8 January. Local musicians Nick Tan, Cove Red and The Lion Story play Friday and Saturday. Sunday evening, American singer-songwriter Ken Stringfellow – founding member of the band The Posies – follows the opening act, Malaysia’s Mohd Jayzuan. Free of charge.
Last day, at Esplanade Outdoor Theatre.