19 fun things to do this week in Singapore (Jun 27-Jul 1)

Round up the month with  bazaars, a theater festival, exhibitions, parties, and food festivals this week.

Monday, Jun 27

Pop by the Mega Raya Bazaar at City Plaza and check out booths showcasing yummy goodies and an array of stylish, discounted Eid outfits. Through Jul 5

Besides the annual Ramadan bazaar at Geylang Serai, take a different turn with Rilek Di Ramadan for local music performances and home-grown craft items. Through Jul 6

Immigrant by Ali Esmaeilipour at  Miaja Gallery is a mix-media exhibition comprising visual representations of the sentiment and struggle in balancing roots of belonging. Through July 8

Check out Olivia Marty’s exhibition recOllectiOn at Visionairs Gallery Asia, which features vintage photos of Vietnamese denizens superimposed onto architecture around Vietnam. Through Jul 19

A musical that needs no introduction, Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Les Miserables comes to the Esplanade for a limited season. Through Jul 17

Tuesday, Jun 28

Singapore International of the Arts (SIFA) kicks off with The O.P.E.N., with photo exhibition, I Know Why the Rebel Sings, a collection by Iranian photojournalist Newsha Tavakoliana that shows wartime images of humanitarian tragedies around the world.Through Jul 9
The National Heritage Board (NHB) is having a travelling exhibition, 50 Years of National Day Parades, chronicaling the event from 1966 to the present day with vintage photographs and eyewitness accounts from participants of years past. It will be at Bedok Public Library before moving to Velocity Mall. Through Jul 3

Wednesday, Jun 29

Quayside Isle @ Sentosa Cove is having its F&B weekday promotion with 10% off food at selected restaurants. Just say “I Love Quayside Isle @ Sentosa Cove” (preferably with a straight face). Restaurant list here. Through Jul 29

Celebrate Chili’s 7th anniversary and try out burgers for only $8.88 with a side of fries all day on their 6th annual Burger Day 2016. Jun 29

Thursday, Jun 30

Boo Junfeng’s psychological drama Apprentice which competed in Cannes is now in theaters—it tells the story of a young correctional officer and a hardened executioner. Look out for its general release at Golden Village. Starts Jun 30

Hold It Ladies is an event by kyo dance club that features hip hop and R&b music by DJs NashD and Rattle, with complimentary drinks and entry for ladies all night. Jun 30  

The Wild Rice-led Singapore Theatre Festival is happening at Lasalle, and this edition touches on topics like decolonization, LGBT issues and the lighter side of politics with titles like Hotel,Riders Know When It’s Gonna Rain,Geylang, Hawa and more. Jun 30-Jul 24

SI WOOF WOOF by Akulah Bimbo Sakti (I Am The Magic Bimbo), a play at The Substation by Noor Effendy Ibrahim, is a visual and performance art piece about a childless couple and a mysterious dog set in a surreal landscape. Jun 30-Jul 2

Comedians Against Humanity is a free show that features a live stand-up comedy version of the popular game, Cards Against Humanity hosted by Scott Mitchell (UK). Guests get to pick the cards, and comedians will have to make whatever topic they get funny. Jun 30

ARTS Drinks Summer Edition at Ricciotti, is highlighting Singaporean artist Ren Zi in its networking event for the arts. There will be complimentary Italian finger food and happy hour drinks from the bar for those who attend. Plus, a halal drinks menu. Jun 30

Friday, Jul 1

Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore is hosting the Next Jen Pop-Up : A Superlife Affair, showcasing 15 local start-ups like ‘superfood’providers, coffee makers, chemical-free skincare products, printmakers and clothing designers at Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go. Jul 1-2

The STREET ACT series, part of the the annual Singapore Street Festival (SSF), sees local yo-yo atheletes fight it out on four different battlegrounds at the Asia Pacific Yo-Yo Championships & Singapore Yo-Yo Championships 2016. Jul 1-3

Find out more on how you can catch free telecasts of the UEFA EURO 2016 matches at bars and restaurants around town in our roundup of sports bars showing the game. Through Jul 11

Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro’s oyster festival returns for its fourth edition with the lofty title of World Oyster Festival, featuring more than 20 varieties of the shellfish flown in for the month-long event from places like Australia, Canada, France and New Zealand. Prices are expected to start at $4 per oyster. Jul 1-31