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A Journey with Singapore Turf Club: Past to Present – Behind-the-Scenes Raceday Tour

14 May • 11:00am • Singapore Turf Club

Singapore Turf Club (STC) celebrates 180 years of racing, sports and recreation. Go behind-the-scenes and see the action on and off the tracks. Experience the sport of horse racing and its rich history while gaining exclusive access to the races.

3 on 3 Football: Think Tank Boys VS Singapore's Professional Football Players

In this episode of The Smart Local's "Think Tank Boys" video, a group of young men train with professional football players from Singapore's local scene in order to improve their skills. Through insightful interviews and rigorous training sessions, the video provides a unique perspective on the world of football in Singapore, while also highlighting the hard work and dedication required to excel in the sport.

A Journey with Singapore Turf Club: Past to Present - STCRC Equine Experience

21 May • 10:00am • Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre

Singapore Turf Club (STC) established the Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre (STCRC) in 2010 to make horse riding accessible to the public.Gain a first-hand experience in grooming and feeding a horse on an exclusive stable tour then a leisure horse ride in STCRC’s world-class arena.

A Lighter Side of History: A Sharing Session by Matthew Tay

6 May • 10:30am

You may have seen him on TikTok, navigating the roads of Singapore as the nation’s youngest bus captain. Come spend your Saturday with Matthew Tay and his friends as they present their bus memorabilia and share their love for buses!

Archives Invites: Dr Mok Kin Wai Patrick & Chew Tee Pao

17 May • 07:00pm

Community histories unfold in the Archives Invites series, which traces Singapore’s social past with help from the archives.

A Short History of Bicycles in Singapore

Introduced in Singapore as early as the 1870s, bicycles are now part and parcel of everyday Singaporean life. Trace the history of these two-wheeled marvels in this photo essay.

Bukit Timah Turf Club Walking Tour

20 May • 10:00am • Bukit Timah Turf Club

20 May • 01:00pm • Bukit Timah Turf Club

Join us on the walking tour and explore one of Singapore’s more unusual 20th century modern landscapes replete with vast lawns and lush greenery - recently earmarked for future redevelopment.

Bus-tling Along: A History of Singapore Buses

Ian Izdeehar, from the NTU History Programme, takes you through a whirlwind history of buses in Singapore and how they are an inseparable part of our country's identity.

At Work on the River by Yip Yew Chong

20 May • 12:00am • ACM Green

Immerse yourself in Yip Yew Chong's nostalgic paintings as bumboats float on the ACM Green, against the backdrop of the river and Singapore's skyline.

Colouring Fun at Stamp Parade: WonderBot and the Chinese Junk

Have a fun colouring time with your little one at the Stamp Parade interactive within the Museum’s permanent exhibition, A Voyage Back In Time, as you see your special edition WonderBot and the Chinese junk stamp come alive!