• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on January 8 to 10

    Watch a movie, attend a workshop, shop for toys and build a robot all in one weekend!
  • Watch a movie

    Opened January 7, Snoopy And Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie is showing in cinemas this weekend! This time, the Charlie along with his faithful companion Snoopy are attempting to catch the attention of the new girl in class. Catch their shenanigans in a theater near you! 


    Attend workshops for parents

    There will be three events happening at The Parenting Emporium this weekend and they’re all happening on Saturday, Jan. 9. First up is the Beginning Breastfeeding Class led by The Breakfast Club from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Immediately after is a Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting for beginner breastfeeding moms from 10:30 to 12:00 p.m. In the afternoon, they're having the Yaya Seminar or Infant Care and Breastfeeding Support from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Parenting Emporium is located at 29 1st St., New Manila, Q.C. For rates and registration, contact 0917-811-0821. For more details, visit The Parenting Emporium Facebook page


    Shop for toys

    As if you just haven't bought your child a pile of toys for Christmas, shop for even more at the Toy Kingdom Toy Clearance Sale. The sale is happening in all Toy Kingdom Branches with selected toys up to 70% off until Jan. 31.


    Shop for even more toys

    Both of the country's largest toy stores are having a sale at the same time. You can grab this chance to stock up on Christmas gifts for 2016. The Toys "R" Us Clearance Blast is happening in all Toys "R" Us branches offering up to 50% off on selected items until Jan. 31.


    Build a robot

    Head on over to the Mind Museum this weekend for some robot fun at The Brushbot Maze Challenge. Kids will learn about circuits and electronics by building and customizing a Brushbot. Afterwards, they'll see their creation in action as it wobbles through a special maze. The event is happening on Saturday, Jan. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Mind Museum, Taguig City. Member's are free to join and the walk-in rate is P50. For more details, visit TheMindMuseum.org.


    Appreciate art

    See amazing artwork done by school kids at the Colors of Life gallery exhibition with the theme "Happy and Healthy." From over 500 entries more than 20 works were picked to be featured. Winners, runners-up and special prize winners of the 6th Colors of Life Students Visual Arts Competition will have their works up until Jan. 16 at the Dragon Gallery of the Yuchengco Museum, Makati. For more details, contact The Yuchengco Museum at 889-1234. 


    Learn a skill

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    Upgrade your sewing skills by learning how to use a sewing machine at the Basic Sewing Machine Operation workshop by Craft MNL. At the end of the session, participants would have made their very own French-seamed throw pillow case, embellished with felt cutouts. The event is happening on Saturday, Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Craft MNL workshop space, Makati. Participation fee is P950, inclusive of materials. For more details and to register, visit CraftMNL.com


    Shop for shoes

    Payless is having its End of Season Sale. Happening in all Payless stores, selected items will be on sale for up to 60% off until Jan. 31.   


    Shop for fashionable finds

    Celebrate the New Year by treating yourself to a new outfit or two at SM Mall of Asia’s End of Season Sale where you can get up to 70% off selected fashion finds. Sale runs only until Sunday, Jan 10. Mall of Asia is located at the Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. 


    Shop even more

    Ayala Malls is starting 2016 off with their Welcome 2016 Sale. From Jan. 2 to 17, mall goers can get up to 70% off in shops in all Ayala Malls nationwide. This consists of: Glorietta Mall, Greenbelt Mall, TriNoma, Bonifacio High Street, Market! Market!, Alabang Town Center, UP Town Center, Fairview Terraces, Abreeza Mall Davao, MarQuee Mall, and The District.

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