• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on October 14 to 16

    Try delicious treats, join a family fun run, attend a workshop for new parents, shop for baby items and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Go on a food trip

    Hungry? Head over to Yummy Bites this weekend where over 20 concessionaires hand-picked by the Yummy.ph team showcase their most delicious treats. There will also be games and raffles to join. The event is happening this Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Avida Towers Centera, Mandaluyong City. Entrance is free. First 500 attendees get free samples!  


    Attend a workshop on gifted kids

    Got a highly intelligent child? Supporting the High Ability Kid will show you how to address a high ability kid’s cognitive, social and affective needs. During the first session, speaker Clarinda Choh, an educator of gifted and high-ability kids based in Singapore, will talk to parents on how gifted children are assessed, how a parent can provide support and discuss a gifted child’s pathways and relationship with other people. The afternoon session is aimed at educators to discuss theories on how best to teach gifted kids.

    The event is happening this Saturday, Oct. 15 at Fully Booked BGC branch, Taguig. First session is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the second from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Participation fee for each is P2,800. For more info and to register, visit 79lightbulbs.com.  


    Join a family fun run

    Here’s a great way to get fit with the family: a fun run! The One STC Run: A Family Amazing Race is the first of its kind in the Philippines as the pit stops of the 3-kilometer run are fitness zones. Dance to energetic music at the Zumba Pit Stop, get a cardio workout at the Body Jam Pit Stop and try out some mixed martial arts moves at the Body Combat Zone. Little ones will enjoy the Kiddie Zone pit stop. That’s not all as there will also be food carts and a bazaar. The event is happening this Sunday, Oct. 16 at the University of the Philippines Academic Oval, Quezon City. Tickets are at P500. Register here or on the day of the run. 


    Get creative

    Calling all artistic kids! The Ayala Museum is having a Watercolor Workshop headed by the talented Tippy Go of Googly Gooeys. The event is happening this Sunday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ayala Museum, Makati City. Open for kids ages 7 to 12. Participation fee is P4,000. For inquiries and to register, call 759-9288 loc. 35. 


    Attend a workshop for new parents

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    Expecting? Be prepared for the big day with The Parenting Emporium’s Preparing for Delivery Day/Newborn Care workshop. Learn from a experts on what you should expect and the basics of looking after a baby. The event is happening this Saturday, Oct. 15, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Participation fee is P600. To register, call 0917-811-0821. 


    Shop for baby items 

    Grab baby items for as much as 60% off from brands like Capella, Cuddlebug and Mastela at Youji&Me’s Annual Warehouse Sale! The event is happening this weekend, Oct. 14 to 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Deco Centrum Building, 1 Annapolis Sr. cor. EDSA, Greenhills, San Juan City. 


    Shop for gadgets

    Snag the coolest gadgets, computers and printers at Accent Micro’s 20th Anniversary Warehouse Sale! Get up to 50% off on selected items on Oct. 14 to 16 at SM Megamall’s Cyberzone, Mandaluyong City. 


    Plus, here are upcoming Smart Parenting events to watch out for!

    Join a money workshop for moms

    We’ve prepared a financial workshop just for you! Learn how to effectively manage your hard-earned money at our Money Strategies for Smart Moms. There will be talks from our experts Aya Laraya from Pesos and Sense and Rose Fres Fausto, a financial literacy advocate, about raising money smart kids, financing your first home and investment basics you need to know. The event is happening on Oct. 22, Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Café 1771, Ortigas Center, Pasig. Only 40 seats are available so hurry! Participation is free, but registration is a must. Click here to reserve a seat.


    Join a workshop just for pregnant moms

    Expecting a new addition to the family soon? We’ve got just the thing for you: The Smart Moms Birth and Baby Workshop! All pregnant moms are invited to spend a day with us as we learn about pregnancy and taking care of a newborn from a group of experts we handpicked ourselves. Topics covered on workshop day will include breastfeeding, safe and sound sleep for mom and baby, Lamaze basics, and infant care. There will be games and raffle prizes, too! The event is happening on Oct. 23, Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Discovery Suites, Pasig City. Participation is free but registration is a must. Click here to reserve a seat. 

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