• Family Weekend Itinerary! Where to Go, Eat, and Shop on Oct. 13 to 15

    Have play date courtesy of Nickelodeon, shop at SM Kids, have a family feast, and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Family Weekend Itinerary! Where to Go, Eat, and Shop on Oct. 13 to 15
  • It's a payday weekend! Celebrate by heading to these family places, events and activities around the metro. Here's where you and the kids can go, eat, and shop: 

    Where to go

    Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play


    The kids will jump for joy when they find out about Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play! It's happening this Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at The Filinvest Tent, Alabang. All boys and girls are invited to leave their gadgets at home and run, jump, climb and slide with their favorite Nickelodeon pals. What can your kiddo look forward to? A ninja obstacle course, play zones for basketball and volleyball, play-based science experiments, interactive art, a giant inflatable slide, games and more! Don't forget to dress the kids in active wear attire (sneakers, pants or shorts, etc.). Admission is free! Event details here.

    Star Wars Reads Day



    Aspiring Jedi Knight? Star Wars Reads Day is happening this Saturday, Oct. 14, at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street, Taguig. They've got more than just read-alouds planned out too! There's a whole day of activities (on a first come, first served basis) including a Star Wars parade, Lightsaber Training and a Star Wars Quiz Night. For the kids, they've arranged art workshops, storytelling sessions and origami classes. Plus, you can also get up to 20% off on all thing Star Wars at the bookstore branch. Excited? See details including the full schedule of activities on the Star Wars Reads Day Facebook event page.  

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    Where to eat

    Classic Confections


    Make the weekend sweeter and head to Classic Confections to sample their latest holiday specials (because the Christmas season has begun in the Philippines!). Consider getting a slice of the S’mores Tart, a graham, marshmallow and chocolate delight, which the kids will enjoy or the Dulce de Leche which is crowd favorite. There’s also the Naked Red Velvet Cake with its rich cream cheese frosting, Meline’s Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Pecan Pie and the chef’s favorite Apple Pie. Find Classic Confections at Greenbelt 5, Makati and at Solenad 3, Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. 

    Zubuchon



    If you're looking for something comforting, head to Zubuchon's newest branch in SM Megamall, Mandaluyong. Everyone's guaranteed to leave full! Of course, you have to try their Original Lechon -- no shortcuts, no artificial flavorings and delicious to the last bite. Pair it with Daing Rice. Then, order Baked Scallops and Crab Relleno on the side. End with Mais con Hielo and Guinomis shaved-ice desserts. 

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    Where to shop

    SM Kids sale



    Get up to 50% off on everything kids -- clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, toys and more! Head to SM Kids' Month Sale happening in The SM Stores branches nationwide. 


    Landers



    Landers Superstore is having a Super Crazy Sale happening until this weekend, Oct. 11 to 15. They have buy-1-take-1 promos and up to 70% off on items. Time to go grocery shopping! 


    Markdown Madness



    Get up to 70% off on brands like Skechers, Keds, Sperry, Merrell, Saucony, Polo Ralph Lauren and more at the Markdown Madness happening on Oct. 15 to 19, at the Glorietta Activity Center, Makati.   

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    Where to unwind

    Spotlight Movie Box


    Spend date night with hubby at Spotlight Movie Box happening on Oct. 14 and 16 at the Power Mac Center Spotlight in Circuit Makati. It will screen digitally restored classic Pinoy romance films Nasaan Ka Man, Forevermore, One More Chance and Got 2 Believe. Tickets per movie is P150, a day pass is P250 and a festival pass (good for both days) is P480. Full festival schedule can be found at the Spotlight Movie Box Facebook events page.

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