• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on February 3 to 5

    Go to a preschool fair, walk for autism, hoard LEGO, shop at sales and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Find the preschool for your little learner


    Looking for the right preschool for your little one? Happening this Saturday, February 4, is the Mommy Mundo Preschool Fair at Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street, Taguig. It will be interactive exhibit of some of Manila's top preschools for toddlers and young children. Some notable schools joining are Britesparks International School, Mindchamps, Integrow, Kids Playlab Preschool and more. The event also features talks on early child development, developmental play, education, technology use and more. To pre-register, send an SMS with your name and your child's age to 0908-865-7245.  


    Walk for autism



    Promoting awareness and inclusion for persons with autism, the Autism Society Philippines is hosting its annual Angels Walk for Autism. It's happening this Sunday, February 5, starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City. The event is free so go ahead and join. Bring the whole family with you! Pre-register here.  


    Attend a workshop on hilot


    Walang mas dadaig pa sa haplos ni nanay. MABISAH and Museo Pambata are having a workshop titled Learn Traditional Hilot where experts teach this uniquely Filipino way of keeping the family health, which can also be utilized as a livelihood skill. The workshop is a series of classes that start this Saturday, Feb. 4 and runs until Feb. 25. Participation fee is P3,000. For more info, e-mail info@museopambata.org or call 523-1797/98 loc. 103. 


    Talk with other moms about breastfeeding


    All breastfeeding moms are invited to LATCH's Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting. Here, you'll find a venue to discuss your concerns, offer guidance and lend a listening ear to fellow moms. It's a chance to make new mommy friends too. The event is happening this Saturday, Feb. 4, 1:30 p.m., at the Vizcarra Pharmaceutical Segundina Building, Manila. Feel free to bring your baby and a partner. Register here.  


    Hoard LEGO


    Got a LEGO fan? Here's good news! LEGO is having a Brick-Amazing Sale on Feb. 2 to 5 at the Megatrade Hall 1, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. LEGO themes will be up to 80% off! There will be games, contests and meet-ang-greets too so definitely bring the kids. Entrance fee is P100 inclusive of a freebie. Proceeds will be donated to raise funds for the first Center for Children with Disabilities in PGH.  


    Attend workshops on raising twins and breastfeeding 



    The Parenting Emporium is hosting two events this weekend. The first is Seeing Doubles, a support group for parents expecting and raising multiples. It's happening on Saturday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City


    Then, Breastfeeding 202: Sustaining Breastfeeding is happening on Sunday, Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the same venue. Expect basics and tips on how to keep nursing your little one past your your maternity leave and when travelling. To register for the classes, call 0917-811-0821.  


    Play with toys




    Going to the mall this weekend? Stop by Toys "R" Us because they've got free activities lined up. The store in Robinsons Galleria is setting up a Disney/Pixar themed event on Feb. 3 to 5 and the store in TriNoma will have a Tomica Caravan themed one on the same dates.  


    Spend a day with mommy friends at a fair


    Moms, here's your me-time event this weekend: the Manila Sundance Pre-Summer Fair! It's happening on Feb. 3 to 5, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. Aside from a shopping spree, expect lootbags, games, giveaways, free drinks and more. Entrance fee is P100.  


    Shop for appliances


    Get up to 50% off on selected appliances at the Western Appliances Clearance Sale! It's happening on Feb. 3 to 5 in all stores so don't miss it.

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