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  • Family Weekend Itinerary! Where to Go, Eat, and Shop on April 27-29

    There's so much the whole family can do this weekend!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
Family Weekend Itinerary! Where to Go, Eat, and Shop on April 27-29
PHOTO BY SM Home and The Mind Museum via Facebook
  • It's a payday weekend! Make the most out of it and enjoy quality bonding time with the family. Do something fun, eat good food, shop and unwind. Need ideas? Here are several things happening this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday you should check out: 

    Where to go

    Explore at The Mind Museum’s Space Adventure

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    The Mind Museum, located in Taguig City, has just opened their Space Adventure exhibit! Bring the kids (age 2 and up) to the new learning and play area all about the cosmos. Explore the planets, get inside a greenhouse, tinker with spaceships, don space suits, try out space food, and more! 

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    Tickets start at P250 for 90 minutes of play. If you want access to the museum as well, for P999 from April 22 to May 22, you can get two all-day passes to The Mind Museum and the Space Adventure exhibition. 

    At the mall? Play at KidsHappyTime



    If you happen to be at the mall, give the kids a day of fun and spend an hour or two at KidsHappyTime Playground. Located at Venice Grand Canal Mall, Taguig, the indoor playground is recommended for kids 2 to 8 years old. It's got a mini-traffic town where kids pretend to drive on the road, a sand pit, a ball pits, obstacle courses, slides and more.



    Tickets start at P169 for 45 minutes of play (inclusive of one adult companion). Don't forget to bring socks for the kids! 

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    Where to eat

    Have lunch or dinner at Flavors Restaurant at Holiday Inn


    Grab a table for a lunch or dinner buffet at Flavors Restaurant in Holiday Inn & Suites Makati. From April 14 to May 27, on weekends and holidays, kids get to eat for free! Two (2) kids per parent is the limit. If you have more kids, they get 50% off if they are 6 to 12 years old and dine for free if they're below 5. The lunch buffet starts at P1,675 and dinner starts at P1,900. For reservations, call 909-0888 loc. 7429.  

    Get dessert at Sans Rival Cakes and Pastries

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    If you haven't heard, the sought-after silvanas from Dumaguete is now in Metro Manila. Sans Rival Cakes and Pastries has a stand at Food Choices in Glorietta 4, Makati. All pastries are made and flown from Dumaguete so you get the same tasty goodness, according to Spot.ph. Take home a box (or two) as well! 

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    Where to shop

    Score discounts at Mothercare


    Mothercare is having a Fashion Mid-Season Sale! Starting April 20, get up to 60% off on selected items at all Mothercare stores

    Get a summer OOTD for your kiddo at Gingersnaps


    Dress your kiddo in the cuttest summer outfits. Gingersnaps is having a promo where you can get 10% when you buy 1 item, 20% off when you buy 2, 25% off for 3, and 30% off for 4. It's happening until May 15 in all Gingersnaps stores

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    Where to spend your me-time

    Head to the first-ever SM Home fair


    Looking to update your worn-out sofa? Head to SM Home's Turnover Fair! It's happening from April 27 to 29 at SMX, SM Aura Premier, Taguig. The fair will feature beautiful design vignettes by top designers. You can also expect discounts on new home items, free one-on-one design consultations, expert talks, home improvement workshops, and more. Admission is free! 

    Unwind (without the kids) at Hummingbird



    Go on a date night with hubby or a few mom-friends at Hummingbird, a new rooftop bar in Quezon City. Perched on top of Stone House Bed and Breakfast on E. Rodriguez, the bar, with its pretty interiors, is the perfect place to unwind. Come a little earlier and you might just nab the sofa seats.

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