• Family Weekend Itinerary: Where to Go, Eat and Shop on Oct. 27 to 29

    Enjoy some Halloween-themed ice cream, shop at a baby fair, see Jennica Garcia's potty training class, and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Family Weekend Itinerary: Where to Go, Eat and Shop on Oct. 27 to 29
  • 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: 

    Looking for family-friendly Halloween events? Check out Smart Parenting's Halloween 2017 guides here.

    Where to go

    Storytelling at the Park

    October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, and Roomful of Learners is raising awareness with Storytelling at the Park! It's happening this Saturday, Oct. 28, starting 10 a.m., at Salcedo Park, Makati. Join Pia Pulido as she reads some of her favorite books that’ll surely pique your child’s imagination. There’s no need to register! Simply bring your child to the gazebo of Salcedo Park.

    Natural Infant Hygiene and Potty Training class with Jennica Garcia 



    Celeb mom and certified natural infant hygiene coach Jennica Garcia is holding a parenting class, Natural Infant Hygiene and Potty Training, this weekend! Happening on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City, Jennica will discuss infant hygiene and potty training and hold a Q&A session afterward. Participation fee is Php1,000 per person and Php1,500 per couple. To register, email kalinganinanay@gmail.com

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    Where to eat

    Ice cream at Papa Diddi’s



    Feel the Halloween spirit and head to Papa Diddi’s ice cream parlor for their spooky-themed cold treats! New ice cream flavors include Death by Chocolate, Screamy!!! (pumpkin flavored), and Undas (activated charcoal with mint). And, if you live north of Metro Manila, you may be pleased to hear that they've expanded their Maginhawa branch in Quezon City to accommodate more seating with churros, cakes, pasta, and shakes also on the menu. See a list of all their ice cream stores here.  

    Unli-shrimp at Blue Posts Boiling Crabs and Shrimps



    Satisfy your seafood craving! Blue Posts Boiling Crabs and Shrimps is launching their 911 Shrimp Fever promo. It's a little after the weekend, but it's happening over the holiday nonetheless! From Oct. 30 to Dec. 8 the restaurant is offering unlimited shrimp for P911 -- good for sharing between two people and with Boiled, Sambal, and Garlic Lemon Butter flavors to choose from. See more details here.

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    Where to shop

    Shop at Uniqlo to win a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland!

    Shop at any Uniqlo store to get a chance to win an all-expense paid trip for 4 to Hong Kong Disneyland! Single receipt purchases of Php2,000 including 1 Uniqlo kid’s or baby’s item from October 20 to November 5 earns you 1 raffle entry. Click here to see the full mechanic details. (Per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 13048 Series of 2017)

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    Market Market’s Kids & Baby Fair


    Shop for your little one's holiday outfit early at Market Market's Kids & Baby Fair! It's happening from Oct. 25 to 29 at the Activity Center in Market Market, Taguig. Participating brands will feature apparel, shoes, toys and more.  

    NBS’ Cut Price promo



    Time for another book haul, mom! National Book Store's Cut Price promo is happening from Oct. 20 to Nov. 5 at NBS branches and their online store. Get up to 50% off on books -- everything from fiction, business, lifestyle, and reference titles, too. (Tip: We found the Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book at P207, originally priced at P829, online. The Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection is also 20% off!) 

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    Where to declutter

    Donate your tambak to the E-Waste Project


    Take all of the electronics you don't want anymore to the UP Diliman Recylables Fair and donate them to the E-Waste Project for proper handling and recycling. Their booth will be open on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26 and 27, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be accepting appliances, cables and wires, gaming consoles, gadgets and accesories, office electronics and more. For the full list, check here

    Where to spend your me-time

    Kamiseta Skin Clinic 



    Pamper yourself this weekend, mom. Get a facial at Kamiseta Skin clinic (yes, Kamiseta the clothing brand) where they have a a 50% off promo on all treatments and services—yes, all! Upon inquiry, their Whitening Pinking Glow Signature Facial, with the regular price of P2,500, is now just P1,250. Plus, their clinic is super chic and Instagram-worthy too. It's located at Ayala Malls The 30th, Pasig City

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