• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on March 11 to 13

    Attend a homeschooling seminar, do a travel writing workshop, make veggie burgers, and shop for baby gear, all in one weekend!
  • Watch a movie



    Po is back and he’s brought more awesome with him. In "Kung Fu Panda's" third installment, Po is reunited with his dad and together they travel to a secret panda sanctuary. News breaks that the evil villain Kai has defeated all the kung fu masters, and Po now has to teach a village of pandas how to fight. Catch it in theaters near you. 


    Attend a workshop on parenting

    Know how you can inspire and help your child perform at his best at Unleashing Your Genius: Helping Children Overcome Performance Barriers. Psychologist, international trainer and prolific author Dr. Michael Hall will talk about fostering self-esteem, self-confidence, and overcoming performance barriers such as cognitive distortions and negative emotions in kids. The event is happening on Friday, March 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Telengtan Function Hall, University of Asia and the Pacific, Pasig. Participation fee is P2,500 that includes food, lunch and a certificate. Register here. For inquiries, call The Southeast Asia Business Studies of the University of Asia and the Pacific at 637-0912 to 26 loc. 241 or 207. 


    Attend a workshop on homeschooling

    Thinking about homeschooling? Learn why you should and get advice from experienced homeschooling moms at the Starting Your Preschool Homeschool workshop by The Learning Basket. The event is happening on Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The Parenting Emporium, 29 1st St. New Manila, Quezon City. Participation fee is P600. Register here.  


    Attend a workshop on travel writing

    Love to travel and write? Learn how you can turn your travel journals from your family vacations into published articles at Travel the Write Way: A Travel Writing Workshop. Organized by Writer's Block Philippines, the workshop will provide an introduction to travel writing plus advice on how you can get your worked published. Guest speaker is Kristine Fonacier, editor-at-large of Grid travel magazine and editor-in-chief of Esquire Philippines. The event is happening on Saturday, March 12, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Participation fee is P2,000. Register here. For inquiries, call 0917-397-9927 or email writersblock.ph@gmail.com.


    Enjoy music at a kids museum

     

    Visit a museum for kids and be treated with wonderful music at Museo Pambata's Musikahan sa Museo. The event is happening on Sunday, March 13, 2 p.m. at Museo Pambata, Manila.  


    Have fun with science

    Two things are happening at The Mind Museum this weekend. First, there's Frozen Science Saturdays on March 12 at 10 a.m., where visitors get to have some cool fun with liquid nitrogen. Then, on Sunday, March 13, Wild Conversations is happening where visitors get to have a close encounter with birds, reptiles and insects. The Mind Museum is located at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

    Make veggie burgers

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    Make your family meals healthier by learning how to cook a veggie burger at CraftMNL's Bodacious Veggie Burgers class. You get to make four different kinds of veggie burgers and condiments and toppings from scratch! The event is happening on Sunday, March 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CraftMNL studio, Makati City. Participation fee is P2,150. Register here

    Watch a play

    Now's your last chance! Almost, Maine, which has nine love-but-not-quite tales in one play, is on its final stretch. Directed by Bart Guingona, the play will only have four actors who will play the different roles. Witty with a touch of magic realism, it will run on selected dates from Feb. 21 to March 13 at the Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt Mall 1, Makati City. For show schedules and tickets, visit Ticketworld.com.ph


    Shop at a summer sale

    Buy kids' toys, shoes, apparel, swimming inflatables and baby products from brands like Chicco, Barbie, and Big & Small at the Kids Craze Summer Sale. Products will be on sale at up to 80% off. The sale runs from March 11 to 13, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at RGI Corporate Center, 34 Scout Torillo cor. Scout Limbaga, Quezon City. For more info, visit the Richwell Club Facebook page.


    Shop for baby items

    Get travel gear for your baby at a discount of up to 50% off at Baby Company's Travel Gear Sale. Brands on sale include Maclaren, Apruva, Peg Perego, Safety 1st, Chicco, Graco, Ergo Baby, Picolo, Baby 1st & Aprica. The sale runs from March 1 to 31 in all Baby Company branches


    Shop for shoes and bags

    Shop for shoes, bags and luggage at SM Store's Shoes & Bags Sale. The sale runs from March 1 to 31 in all SM Stores nationwide

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