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  • Books on Sale, Movies, Pizza! Where to Go This Payday Weekend

    What better way to spend payday weekend than by shopping and munching on some yummy treats?
    by Kate Borbon .
Books on Sale, Movies, Pizza! Where to Go This Payday Weekend
PHOTO BY Courtesy of Peek-A-Book | @nationalbookstore/Instagram
  • Looking forward to a fun family weekend already? Keep an eye out for these exciting events and promos happening very soon!

    Where to shop

    National Book Store Warehouse Sale

    Another exciting sale to visit is the National Book Store Warehouse Sale where you can purchase books, school and office supplies, toys, and games for up to 80% off. If you’re a Laking National Cardholder, you can participate in the exclusive preview on March 27, 2019. (Check out our finds here.

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    The National Book Store Warehouse Sale will be happening at 125 Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City. It will be open on March 27 to 31, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free.

    Summit Media Warehouse Sale

    Want to get your hands on some fun new reads? Don’t forget to catch the Summit Media Warehouse Sale on April 4 to 6, 2019 where you can get copies of old and new fiction books for less than Php200 each as well as copies of your favorite magazines for up to 90% off.

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    The Summit Media Warehouse Sale will happen at RDC Business Complex, Brgy. San Andres, Cainta, Rizal. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 4 and 5, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 6.

    Markdown Madness Sale

    This sale is for sneakerheads out there! Buy your favorite products from brands like Keds, Sperry, Polo Ralph Lauren, Merrell, and so on at the Markdown Madness Sale this weekend, for up to 70% off on selected items.

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    The Markdown Madness Sale will happen at Marquee Mall, A. Gueco Street, Pulung Maragul, Angeles City, Pampanga. It will be open on March 28 to 31, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Trendsetter’s Bazaar

    This fun bazaar offers lots of trendy clothes, shoes, and accessories that you and your budding fashionista will definitely enjoy. The best part? They’re all affordable!

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    The Trendsetter’s Bazaar will happen at the World Trade Center, WTCMM Building, Gil Puyat Avenue Extension cor. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City. It will be open on March 29 to 31, 2019.

    What to watch or visit

    Peek-A-Book

    Sixteen children’s book illustrators – Abi Goy, Angela Taguiang, Ara Villena, Bernadette Solina-Wolf, Beth Parrocha, Bru Sim-Nada, Fran Alvarez, Iori Espiritu, Isabel Roxas, Jamie Bauza, Kora Dandan-Albano, Liza Flores, May Tobias-Papa, Mika Song, Pergy Acuña, and Yas Doctor – will share their artistic process as individual creators and in collaboration with authors and publishers. Entrance is free!

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    There will also be lots of other fun activities for both you and your child, including a Q&A session with the illustrators, a workshop of making picture book art, a joint launch of children’s books that feature well-known Pinoy folk songs, a free storytelling and art activity for kids, and a panel discussion on the role of illustrations and illustrators in the process of picture book making in the country.

    Peek-A-Book will happen at Ayala Museum, Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street, Makati City. The free exhibition will be open until April 27, 2019, while the other events will be happening until April 13, 2019. To register and for inquiries, you may send an email to asklibrarian@filipinaslibrary.org.ph or call (02) 759-8927.

    Dumbo

    The latest film in Disney’s line-up of live-action remakes is Dumbo, which revolves around a family that owns a failing circus, who discover an adorable baby elephant with huge ears and the ability to fly. It premieres on March 27, 2019 in the Philippines, so don’t miss out on this exciting movie!

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    Hong Kong Disneyland

    Can’t wait for the next Avengers film? This March 31,2019Hong Kong Disneyland is unveiling its newest attraction called Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! where guests can live out their superhero dreams and fight alongside the Ant-Man and The Wasp on a critical mission to protect Hong Kong against the attack of Hydra. This new attraction offers cutting-edge illusion technology and a state-of-the-art gaming system to create a truly exciting and exhilarating experience.

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    PHOTO BY Hong Kong Disneyland

    Hong Kong Disneyland’s Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! attraction will open on March 31, 2019. For more information on the promos listed above, you may visit www.hongkongdisneyland.com/offers-discounts.

    Where to eat

    Birdhouse

    Craving for some flavored fried chicken? Birdhouse, which started out as a stall in Uptown Mall’s The Food Hall, has now opened its first standalone branch at Robinsons Galleria. If you’re planning on a family food trip this weekend, make sure to include this fun new restaurant!

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    Birdhouse is located at 2/F Veranda, Robinsons Galleria, EDSA cor. Ortigas Avenue, Quezon City.

    Mood Bake

    Celebrity stylist Liz Uy is known for her incredible fashion sense, but she has now also ventured into the food business with Mood Bake, her very own cookie popup store! Already it is making much buzz for its delectable chunky chocolate chip cookies that are sure to take your breath away. You can purchase a single cookie for Php99, a box of five cookies for Php495, or a box of 10 cookies for Php990.

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    Mood Bake is located at G/F Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City.

    Yellow Cab

    Pizza lovers will definitely enjoy Yellow Cab’s latest offering: a Take-out Bundle, where you can purchase a 10-inch Manhattan Meatlovers pizza and a 10-inch #4 Cheese Pizza for only Php699.

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    Yellow Cab’s Take-out Bundle promo will be available for takeout orders until March 31, 2019.

    Macao Imperial Tea

    If you love milk tea, Macao Imperial Tea’s newest promo is for you. On March 29, 2019, if you visit its SM Fairview branch and buy a drink from their Cream Cheese and Chestnut Cream series, you can get another drink for free! This is just a one-day promo, so don’t miss out!

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    Macao Imperial Tea is located at UG/F Annex Building, SM City Fairview, Quirino Highway cor. Regalado Highway, Quezon City. The promo is available on March 29, 2019.

    Wendy’s

    Beat the heat by treating yourself with a Frosty at Wendy’s, and don’t forget to avail of its latest promo. if you buy any size of the Frosty, you can get another one of the same size for free.

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    Wendy’s Frosty promo will be available until April 15, 2019.

    Jollibee

    Want to feast on some Jollibee Chickenjoy, but don’t feel like leaving the house? The classic Pinoy food chain is offering an exciting promo: For every purchase of a six-piece Chickenjoy bucket, you can get another piece of Chickenjoy for free! Meanwhile, if you get an eight-piece bucket, you can get two more pieces of Chickenjoy for free.

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    Jollibee’s Chickenjoy Bucket promo is available for delivery orders until April 30, 2019.

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