• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on June 23 to 25

    Shop for school supplies and baby stuff, build LEGO, join an art party, head to the aquarium and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Shop for school supplies



    It's back-to-school season again! Turn school supply shopping into a fun bonding activity with the kids at Happy Space by National Book Store, happening from June 23 to 25 at the Palm Drive Activity Center, Glorietta 2, Makati. The event is a stationery and supplies fair which will also be a showcase of the bookstore's best writing, crafts, paper, and art supplies.  


    Get creative




    Here’s something fun for the kids this weekend! Take your child to the Art Party thrown by Likhang Bata founder Dindi Manlapaz. It's her birthday month and she's treating 25 kids to a fun art session this Saturday, June 24, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. She'll also be collecting toys, books and school supplies for donation. To reserve a slot, call 0917-811-0821.   


    Build a LEGO figure



    If you haven't yet, take the kids to the nearest certified LEGO store for their Monthly Build! For June, the kids will be building a race car. They're having the final session for this month on Sunday, July 25. The activity is free, and children ages 4 to 5 require an adult with them. Slots are limited so be sure to register by contacting your preferred branch.   

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    Learn how to better discipline your kiddo


    Looking for ways to be a better parent? Attend the Positive Discipline workshop by The Learning Basket. Its aim is to help parents find better methods of disciplining their children. The workshop will discuss why children misbehave, why parents react the way they do to misbehavior and how parents can find long term solutions to usual boiling points. It's happening this Saturday, June 24, 1 to 3 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Participation fee is P600 inclusive of snacks and handouts. Register here.  


    Shop for baby stuff



    Hooray! The Baby Company is having a Big Stuff Sale. Get up to 50% off on baby furniture like cribs and co-sleepers, playpens, high chairs, toddler beds and more at all Baby Company stores until June 30.  


    Spend a weekend at the aquarium 



    Go see the fishes! Manila Ocean Park is having a Mega Splash Sale which runs until the end of August. Their Ocean's Madness 4 package (which includes access to the Oceanarium, Trails to Antartica and Symphony Evening show) is now only priced at P399. That is, if you buy online (link to the promo here). Manila Ocean Park is located at Rizal Park, Roxas Blvd., Manila. 

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    Play pretend at KidZania



    This is the last weekend for KidZania Manila's Day PaZZ promo offer. Until June 30, they're offering a 35% discounts on tickets purchased on weekdays and a 25% discount on tickets purchaed on weekends. What are you waiting for? KidZania is located at Park Triangle North, Taguig


    Shop for yourself, mom



    Go shopping for your next favorite OOTD at Plains & Prints' Purple Sale! Get up to 50% off on selected items until June 25 in Plains & Prints stores nationwide and at their online store


    Get new shoes too



    Complete your outfit with new shoes to match. So! FAB is having a Mid Year Sale, until June 30, where you can get 15% off on online purchases when you use the code MID15 upon checkout at their online store. No minimum purchase required. 


    Replace broken down appliances



    Maybe it's time to retire your noisy airconditioner and buy a new one. Get up to 50% off on selected appliances and gadgets at Western Appliances' Bagsak Presyong Appliances Sale. Participating brands include Sony, Samsung, Panasonic and LG! It's happening until June 27 exclusively at their P. Tuazon, Cubao, Quezon City branch. 

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