• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on November 25 to 27

    Have fun at a fiesta, go to an art exhibit, watch a choir concert, run for fun, shop for your holiday OOTD and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Join Smart Parenting's Baby Shower!


    Hey preggy mom, come and spend an afternoon with us at our Baby Shower! We've got light and easy topics and activities lined up -- perfect for me-time! Expect expert talks on safe and sound sleep for baby, preggy fashion and beauty, the Lamaze technique, and fun crafting activities. There will be games and freebies for every mom too. The event is happening this Saturday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Discovery Suites, Pasig City. Participation is free! Just make sure you pre-register as seats are limited. Click here to do that and we'll send you an invite via email. See you there!


    Maki-fiesta!


    Young and old are invited to join Bonifactio Global City's weekend-long Passionfest: Bayanihan Fiesta! There will be activities for kids with partners like The Mind Museum joining in on the fun. The whole family can also join a photo class, listen to a choir, watch a parade and of course expect there to be food stalls. The event is happening on Friday to Sunday, Nov. 25 to 27 at Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City. For more info, visit their Facebook page. 


    Appreciate art


    In celebration of National Children's Month, Curious Curator has put together a four-artist exhibition entitled “The Secret Life of Kids” which aim to show us adults just what our kids get up to when we aren't looking. The works were done by artists Alan Ong, Jayson Tejada, Jonathan L. Joven and Martie Datu. The exhibit will only be up until this Friday, Nov. 25 at the Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini, Department of Foreign Affairs, Pasay City so don't miss it. 


    Watch a choir concert



    Ayala Museum has invited three of the country’s most beloved choral groups to perform timeless yuletide tunes and pieces for their fundraising concert, Season's Symphonies. Proceeds will go to a fund that provides hands-on museum experiences to public school children. Hear ALERON, an all-male ensemble, perform on Nov. 27, 4 p.m. at the Ayala Museum, Makati City. Ticket price is at P700. Get tickets at ticketworld.com


    Join a food fair


    Anvil Publishing and National Book Store are hosting a Cook + Book Festival! Featuring bestselling and award-winning cookbooks and authors, the festival will keep you hungry with cooking demos, food styling turotials and more. Parents shouldn't particularly miss Family Baking by Chef Charina Cano of Maya Kitchen and Simple and Easy Home Cooking by Chef Gene Gonzales. The event is happening this Sunday, Nov. 27, starting at 10 a.m. at National Book Store, Glorietta 1, Makati City. 


    Run for fun

    Get fit, have fun and help out at the McDonald's Stripes Run 2016. Proceeds of the run will go to Ronald McDonald Read to Learn, a flagship program of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philippines, in partnership with the Department of Education. Every member of the family, (even bunso!) is invited to join the 1K, 3K, 5K and 10K races. The event is happening on Nov. 26 at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Register online or through selected McDonald's branches. Everything you need can be found at mcdostripesrun.com.ph


    Let the kids learn how to code
     

    We’re living in the digital age. Equip your child with coding skills by registering her for Young Coders Club’s Coding for Kids workshop, open for kids 4 to 12 years old. The event is happening this Saturday, Nov. 26, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. For inquiries and to register, call 0917-583-0717. 


    Shop for books on sale



    Scholastic is having a Christmas Warehouse Sale! There will be a wide selection of picture books, fiction and non-fiction books, references, arts and crafts and more with a discount of up to 70% off. They're also having a Box All You Can promo where, for P799, you can take home all the books you can fit in box. The sale is happening now until Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grolier Scholastic Warehouse, 70 C. Raymundo St., Pasig City


    Anvil is having a Grand Christmas Sale where they're offering books for as low as P5! The sale is happening now until Dec. 10, open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at 25 Brixton St., Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City


    Shop for your holiday OOTD


    Get a new outfit for all the Christmas parties you'll be attending at Plains & Prints' Pop-Up Sale where you can get up to 80% off on fashion finds. The sale is happening on Nov. 23 to 25 at the Raffles, Corporate Center, Pasig City. Don't forget to bring your I.D. 

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