• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on December 4 to 6

    Go to the movies, shop for toys and watch several plays all in one weekend!
  • See The Little Prince in theaters

    From Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osborne, comes the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince. “A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to make sure she is prepared for it. Her neighbor The Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of The Little Prince,” IMDb describes the film. 

    Already showing in theaters in the Philippines, catch the film this weekend with the whole family. Check for film schedules on Clickthecity.com.


    Shop for toys on sale

    Fulfill your child's Christmas wish list at Gentle Star Trading Corporation's Toy Christmas Sale. Get up to 70% off on toy brands like National Geographic, Nanoblocks, Edu Toys and more. The sale runs from Dec. 4 to 6, 10 to 13 and 17 to 20, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Level C, FMF Business Center, 126 Pioneer St., Mandaluyong city. For inquiries, call 631-4395.


    Shop for even more toys

    Scout for some great toy finds at Toy Kingdom’s The Great Holiday Toy Sale. Get up to 70% off on all kinds of toys, games, gadgets and more on Dec. 4 to 6, Friday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. For more details, visit the Toy Kingdom Facebook page.


    Get some parenting goodies

    The Learning Basket is having a Community Fair hosted again by The Parenting Emporium. There will be discounts on children’s books, toys, clothing and more; plus, a storytelling session and free-flowing brewed coffee. The event is happening this Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. For more info and to register, visit Thelearningbasket.com


    Buy some LEGOs

    Buy some LEGOs at the LEGO Outlet Sale. Get up to 60% off on great selections on Dec. 4 to 6, Friday to Sunday, at Circulo Verde, Calle Industria, Quezon City. 


    Go to a children’s museum

    There’s quite a lot to do at Museo Pambata this weekend. On Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., the family can watch a shadowplay performed by the students of the Philippine High School for the Arts. On Sunday, Dec. 6, 2:30 p.m., guests can make handmade Christmas tree ornaments like origami stars. Visitors can also ask about the museum's ongoing Science Film Fest happening until Dec. 6. Museo Pambata is located at Roxas Boulevard cor. South Drive, Manila. For more info, visit the Museo Pambata Facebook page.


    Be transported to Neverland

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    Adapted from J. M. Barrie’s novel of the same name, experience Peter Pan as performed by Ballet Philippines. There will be flying sequences, tap dancing crocodiles and energetic lost boys to discover as audiences are transported to Neverland. 

    Shows start this weekend and will run until Dec. 13 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City. Performances for Friday, Dec. 4, are at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. For Saturday, Dec. 5, performances are at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 6 is 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Tickets prices start at P400. For more info, visit Ballet.ph. For tickets, contact TicketWorld at 891-9999 or visit Ticketworld.com.ph.  


    See the wooden boy come to life

    The wooden boy wishes to be a real boy at Ballet Manila’s stage production of Pinocchio. Based on the beloved children's novel by Carlo Collodi, the story is a well-known tale of a puppet's journey to find out what it really means to be a real boy.

    Shows are on Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 3 p.m., at the Aliw Theater, Quezon City. For mroe info, visit Balletmanila.com.ph. For tickets, contact TicketWorld at 891-9999 or visit Ticketworld.com.ph


    Take a trip to Wonderland

    See Alice fall down a rabbit hole at Alice in Wonderland: A Children’s Musical. Witness an enchanting musical production of Lewis Caroll’s children’s story of the same name presented by Kids Acts Philippines. The event is happening this Sunday, Dec. 6, 4 p.m. at Lucky Chinatown Mall, Manila

    For a minimum single receipt purchase of P2,000 from Lucky Chinatown tenants except Metro Gaisano Market and temporary kiosks from Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, a customer is entitled to one show pass which includes 1 child’s ticket and 1 companion’s ticket. For more info, visit Megaworldlifestylemalls.com.


    Go to a bridal pop-up

    See what designers and brands for brides have on offer at the Row 101 Bridal Pop Up. Showcasing the event are 30 designers and suppliers. The fair will be a more intimate affair than usual with guests invited to take ther time and raise as many inquiries as they can in any booth they fancy. 

    The event is happening from Dec. 4 to 6 at the Kirov Property Showroom, Rockwell, Makati. For more info, visit the Row 101 Pop Up Store Facebook page.

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