• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on February 10 to 12

    Get great deals at a travel fair, watch a fireworks show, marvel at flying spectacles and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Watch a fireworks show


    Who doesn’t love fireworks? Watch the night sky come to life at The 8th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition. It’s happening every Saturday, from February 11 to March 18 at SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. This weekend, pyrotechnic companies from the Philippines and France will be putting on a show! Ticket prices start at P100. Get them at SM Tickets outlets or online here


    Watch a movie

     

    The LEGO Batman is finally hitting theaters! In this superhero adventure, Batman (Will Arnett) must save the city from the Joker’s (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover. Reluctantly, he’ll find, however, that he’ll need help from his friends. It’s a journey of teamwork and friendship! Catch it in theaters this weekend. 


    Marvel at flying spectacles


    Head to Clark, Pampanga this weekend for the annual Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. Expect hot air balloons, aerobatic exhibitions, paragliding, skydiving, radio-controlled aircraft and lots of on-ground activities. You can even purchase tickets to ride a hot air balloon! It’s all happening on Feb. 9 to 12 at Omni Aviation, Clark, Pampanga. Gates open at 4 a.m. but expect a queue! It’s an open area so wear comfortable clothes and bring picnic mats, umbrellas and a tent if you like. Entrance is P350. More details here


    Play pretend at KidZania



    Catch KidZania Manila on its last Lucky Town weekend this Feb. 11 to 12. There's still time to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the play space with Chinese Calligraphy, digital fireworks, photobooths, bazaars, special offers and more. Come in red for special surprises. KidZania Manila is located at Park Triangle, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Get tickets here


    Join a sleepover


    SouLove Rainbow Children is having its very first Slumber Party this weekend! The theme will be "Taking Care of Mother Earth" with activities including a yoga session, treasure hunt, film viewing, storytelling with a surprise guest and more. It's happening this Saturday, Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m. to Sunday, Feb 12, 11:30 a.m. at the SouLove Center, Muntinlupa. Participation fee is P1,800. To register, call 0917-827-3073. 


    Solve a crime


    Got a budding detective? CSI Saturdays at The Mind Museum lets your child solve a mini-case by gathering evidence and analyzing it in the laboratory. This Saturday, Feb. 11, the kids will be investigating The Case of the Creepy Clown: Blood, Bones, and Bite Marks. Children 9 years old and above are invited with those 12 and below requiring adult supervision. The Mind Museum is located at J. Y. Campos Park, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Participation fee is P190. Sign up at here


    Attend parenting classes




    There will be two classes at The Parenting Emporium this weekend. Both of them, happening on Saturday, Feb. 11, will teach new parents must-learn basics. Kicking off in the morning is ABCs of Newborn Care from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Up next is ABCs of Breastfeeding from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participation fee for each is P350. To register, call 0917-811-0821.   


    Get great travel deals


    Planning your next family vacation? TravelTour Expo is happening this Friday to Sunday, Feb. 10 to 12, at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Pasay City. Get promos and deals on plane tickets, accomodations, tours and more! More details here.


    Shop at a bazaar


    Summer's almost here! Prep for fun in the sun and shop 'til you drop at the SuperSale Bazaar Summer Sale. Over 200 brands will be there, including swimwear brands, sunnies sellers, skincare shops and more. The event is happening on Feb. 10 to 12, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the World Trade Center, Pasay City

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