• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on July 29 to 31

    All set for payday weekend? Watch a children's musical, master babywearing, go to a fair and shop for baby!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Watch a play

    Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved tale “The Emperor’s New Clothes” is brought to the stage as a children’s musical by Kids Acts Philippines with script, lyrics and direction by Luigi Nacario. The emperor will be played by Red Nuestro and Terence Guillermo. The show will run from July 29 to Aug. 7 at St. Cecilia’s Hall, St. Scholastica’s College, Manila. Ticket price is at P500. For the full show schedule and to purchase tickets, visit Ticketworld.com.ph


    Learn to handle your finances better

    Attend a seminar that's all about money and your family. Family and Finance will show you how you can set financial goals as a family (discussed by speaker Randell Tiongson), discuss finances as a couple (Chinkee Tan), teach your kids about money (Edric Mendoza) and reveal what the bible has to say about wealth (Joby Soriano). The event is happening on Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the CCF Center, Pasig City. Participation fee is P1,500. To register, visit familyandfinance.org.


    Go camping with dinosaurs

     

    The Mind Museum is having another Science Sleepover and this this it’s a Dino Quest. Go camping and experience all things dino with the kids. Check in is on Saturday, July 30, 6 p.m. and check out is on Sunday, July 31, 11 a.m. at The Mind Museum, Taguig. Participation fee is P3,150 inclusive of activities, airbeds, souvenirs and meals. For inquiries and registration, email programs@themindmuseum.org.  


    Spend a day with books

    Calling all little bookworms! The Ayala Museum is kicking off their St’ART workshops with a session all about books. Storytelling with Arts and Crafts Workshop for Kids will explore the magical world of children’s literature through creativity and fun. The event is happening on Sunday, July 31, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ayala Museum, Makati. For inquiries, call 759-8288 loc. 22/35.  


    Master babywearing 

    Planning on babywearing? Consider attending The Parenting Emporium’s Close to My Heart: A Babywearing Meet-up. Here you’ll be taught how to properly wear your baby using the Baby K’tan, Boba, I-angel and Maya Wrap. And, if you find that babywearing is for you, they’ll have discounts on carriers and wraps on offer too. The event is happening on Sunday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. To register, call 0917-811-0821.  


    Attend a workshop for new parents

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    Manila Workshops is having a workshop specially for new parents. Their First Time Parent Workshop Series is continuing with its third and fourth classes this Saturday, July 30 with the two sessions titled "All About Breastfeeding" (happening from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and "Preparing for Delivery Day/Newborn Care" (from 1 p.m to 5 p.m.). The workshops will be held at The Parenting Emporium, 29 1st St., New Manila, Quezon City. Participation fee is P600 per workshop. For more details and to register, click here.  


    Have fun with pets

    Spend a day with furry friends at TheFortCity.com’s Doggies Day Out. Here you can try your pup’s skill on the agility course, play games, learn from talks on pet wellness, and get free goodie bags for you and your pet. It’s happening on Saturday, July 30, at the De Jesus Oval, 25th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The event is free so feel free to stop by with as much friends and pets as you want. For inquiries, call 0917-812-2648.  


    Enjoy a fair focused on health and wellness

    From online platform Go Luntian comes the Go Luntian Fair where you can eat clean, shop clean and meet some new friends. Nature to Nurture, Pili&Pino, Messy Bessy, Anthill and loads more merchants will be there. Aside from booths, there will also be forums, speakers, demos, DIY crafts and yoga for both kids and adults (send an email to info@goluntian to join the yoga class)! The event is happening this weekend, July 30 to 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at POP, The Fort Strip, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.   


    Shop at a weekend market

    Look through products that are locally made and environmentally responsible at The Common Good Market. Booths will include those by Foodsource, Custaroonery, All About Beans Manila, Home Sweet Home, Pettish Manila, Storybook PH and Adarna House. The market is popping up is happening this weekend, July 30 and 31, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Pasig. 


    Listen to a story

    Let your child engage in interactive storytelling with I Believe in... Me! by Make Believe Productions. All the stories chosen celebrate uniqueness and encourage children to love and believe in themselves. A storytelling session is happening this Sunday, July 31, 4 p.m. at Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Participation is free. To register, call 576-4300.  


    Spend me-time by going shopping

    Supersale Bazaar is back for its annual Mid-year Sale. There will be over a hundred brands showcasing the trendiest clothes, shoes and accessories. Everything you want from swimwear, skincare, makeup, and even quirky phone cases will be on sale too. The event is happening from July 29 to 31, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. 


    Shop for home items

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    Get up to 70% off on Luminarc, Rubbermaid, Bormioli Rocco, Supor and more this coming July 28-30 and August 1 at the Orient Warehouse Sale. There will be great selections on tableware, kitchenware and home products. The sale will be held at the Orient Building, Pascor Drive Cor. Queensway Avenue, Parañaque City. 


    Shop for baby items

    Now’s your last chance. The Baby Company Baby Sale is ending this Sunday, July 31 where you can get baby products up to 50% off. You can even snag a freebie or two. The sale is happening in all their stores. 

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