• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on November 20 to 22

    Delight your tastebuds at a food festival, have fun at a Christmas carnival and shop at bazaars all in one weekend!
  • Celebrate Children’s Day

    There will be games, learning and lots of fun-filled activities for the whole family at World Vision’s Children’s Day celebration! Hang out with celebrity ambassadors like the Team Kramer, Jasmin Curtis-Smith, Julie Anne San Jose and others as you enjoy interactive booths promoting good values and awareness on child protection, education, health and nutrition, and disaster preparedness. The event is happening this Saturday, Nov. 21, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Eastwood Libis’ Open Park, Quezon City. Registration fee is P400 for an adult and child pair. Proceeds will go to World Vision’s child sponsorship program. For more info and to get tickets, visit WorldVision.org.ph.


    Enjoy scrumptious eats with the family

    Have a picnic with the most delicious food finds at the Philippine’s first ever TLC Festival. The outdoor festival will feature great food, fun workshops along with TLC personalities Janet Hsieh from Fun Taiwan, The Fabulous Baker Brothers Tom and Henry Herbert and food blogger Erwan Heussaff. Bring along the whole family, some umbrellas and sun block bottles. The event is happening this Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. onwards at Bonifacio High Street, Taguig. Admission is free. For more info, visit TLCasia.com.


    Check out trendy kids apparel at a launch

    googoo&gaga is introducing 5 brand collaborators to their product line and everyone's invited to come check out their cool new stuff at The googoo&gaga Holiday 2015 Trunk Show: Coffee Collabs, and Colornig Tees. The 2015 Holiday collection boasts of a magical woodland theme sure to excite the most imaginative little tykes. With the collabs, they've now got hats, bags and banners in the collection too. The event is happening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 and 22, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Heima Lifestyle Store in Brixton, Pasig. Take a peak at some of the things in their new collection by checking out the googoo&gaga Facebook page


    Have fun at a carnival

    Christmas brings many treats including carnivals like the Zonta Alabang Christmas Carnivale Bazaar. There’s something for the whole family: magicians and bubble shows for the little kids, a Go-Kart track for the big kids and a bazaar for moms and dads. The event is happening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 to 22, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Filinvest Tent, Spectrum Midway, Muntinlupa City. For inquiries, contact 509-3601. 


    Attend a workshop on breastfeeding and starting on solids

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    Is your little one ready for solids? You might find The Feeding Your Child Right workshop by The Breastfeeding Club and The Parenting Emporium useful. Gain useful knowledge on how to transition your child from milk to solids and find answers to your child’s picky eating from certified lactation counselor Abbie Yabot. The event is happening this Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Participation fee is P800. To register, contact 0917-811-0821. For more info, visit The Parenting Emporium Facebook page.


    Join a support group for breastfeeding

    Planning to breastfeed or are already breastfeeding while keeping a 9-to-5 job? Learn a few tricks of the trade or share a few of yours at the Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting hosted by the La Leche League International and The Parenting Emporium. The event is happening this Saturday, Nov. 21, 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. (over lunch!) at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Bring a dish good for five people. Participation is free. To register, contact 0917-811-0821. For more info, visit The Parenting Emporium Facebook page.


    Shop at a bazaar

    Start on your Christmas shopping list at The Super Sale Bazaar. The bazaar will showcase start-up Filipino entrepreneurs and their businesses which include clothing, accessories and food. The three-day event will also have an open mic night on the first day, OPM performances on the second and a theme of Oldies Night performances for the last day. The event is happening from Friday to Sunday, Nov. 20 to 22, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. consecutively, at the UP Town Center, Quezon City. Entrance is free. 


    Shop at a grab-all-you-can

    Here’s something fun for mom: Clothes Buffet Manila Season 2! For a fixed entry fee, shoppers will be given 20 minutes to grab all the clothes they can carry and take it all home! There will be 100 racks to choose from amounting to over 10,000 clothes. The event is happening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 to 22, at the Elements events venue, Eton Centris, Quezon City. Payment to join is P2,799. For more info visit, ClothesBuffetManila.com.


    Shop items for the home

    Decorating your home for the holidays? Check out The Designers’ Holiday Bazaar. Organized by Bea Zobel Jr., the bazaar will feature internationally-renowned Filipino designers like Tes Pasola, Milo Naval, Randy Viray, Renato Vidal and Karen Santos. Proceeds will go to sponsor students from the Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education. The event is happening from Nov. 16 to Dec. 22 at the Greenbelt 5 Gallery, Makati City. 


    Shop for on-sale baby items

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    Get up to 80% off on strollers, baby gears, nursery items, baby apparel and baby toys at Chicco’s Big November Sale. The sale runs from Friday to Sunday, Nov. 20 to 23 at the Glorietta 5 Atrium, Makati City. 


    Shop for beauty products

    Get up to 50% off on L’Oreal Revitalift products at The Great L’oreal Paris Holiday Sale. Sale runs until Dec. 31 wherever L’oreal products are sold. Every purchase of White Perfect, Hydra Fresh or UV Perfect gets a Revitalift Foam for free. 

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