• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on January 13 to 15

    Explore the wonders of science, do yoga, get your fortune told, shop at a bazaar and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Let the kids join a creative workshop program


    Make Believe is inviting children ages 4-10 to join their Creativity Camp beginning Saturday, January 14. Combining theater, arts and crafts, and music and movement in one cool camp, children will learn to express themselves creatively as their eyes and hearts are opened to colorful cultures and traditions. Class is every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City, Taguig until March 18. For inquiries and to register, call 576-4300. 


    Explore science



    Lots are happening at The Mind Museum this weekend. First, come for their traveling exhibition Science Circus. It's only up until January 31. Kids get to marvel at the wonders of physics: how things that go up don't necessarily come down, how spinning disks can create color, and much more.


    Makerspace Pilipinas will also be at The Mind Museum to help you and the kids with DIY projects. They will be available on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. To reserve a slot, email makerspacepilipinas@themindmuseum.org. 


    Attend workshops for new parents


    In partnership with Manila Workshops and StemCord Philippines, The Parenting Emporium is hosting two parenting workshops this Saturday, January 14. Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. is What to Expect During OB Check-ups and Preparing for Delivery Day with speaker Dr. Menie Reyes, ob-gyn at St. Luke's Quezon City.


    Then at 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., it is Newborn Care and Babywearing. For inquiries and reservations, call 0917-811-0821.  


    Do yoga


    Learn the basics of yoga and develop your awareness when holding common postures at Life Yoga Center's Let's Get Fun-damental: Yoga Foundations & Backbend Workshop. The back-to-back workshops will take you from the most common yoga postures in the morning to more exhilirating ones in the afternoon. Newbies and seasoned practitioners are all welcome. The event is happening this Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 a.m.  and 2 p.m. at Life Yoga Center, Taguig. Participation fee is P1,800. To register, email info@lifeyogacenter.com or visit lifeyogacenter.com. 


    Get your fortune told by a Feng Shui master!


    New year means better luck right? Learn what Feng Shui master Marites Allen has to say about Year of the Rooster 2017 at her Horoscope Forecast books talk. She will also be signing books and giving free consultation sessions as part of her tour. She'll be at National Book Store Glorietta 1 on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 4 p.m., and at National Book Store Trinoma on Sunday, January 15 at the same time. Registration starts at 12:00 p.m. for both events.


    Get creative!



    Fan of The Googly Gooeys' colorful and fun art style? Learn how to doodle and color just like them at their School of Fun Things: Watercolor Doodles Workshop. The event is happening this Sunday, Jan. 15, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Fully Booked, Greenbelt 5, Makati City. Workshop fee is P2,700 inclusive of materials. Sign up here


    Spend your me-time shopping at a bazaar



    Fashion forward mamas, the Manila Sundance Bazaar is happening this weekend. Score fashion finds and beauty must-haves, take home freebies and loot bags, join workshops and makeovers, and more on Jan. 13 to 15, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. Entrance fee is P100. 


    Shop


    Toy Kingdom is having a Clearance Sale! Get up to 50% off on selected toys in stores. 


    Forever 21 is having an End of Season Sale from Jan. 6 to 19, and prices start at P299! The sale is happening in all Forever 21 stores. 

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