Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on April 22 to 24Go to a family expo, celebrate books and literature, watch a play and go to a concert all in one weekend!
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Did you know April is National Literature Month? Celebrate the wonder of books at Día del Libro or, as it’s known worldwide, Internatinal Book Day. There will be books on sale, poetry recitals, dance performances, plays, activities for kids like puppet shows and loads more. It’s a celebration that’s definitely not to be missed by the book-loving family. The event is happening this Saturday, April 23, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati. Admission is free. Read more about it on Clickthecity.com.
Go to a family expo and break a world record
Change your baby’s diaper with hundreds of other moms—just make sure it’s a cloth diaper. The Great Cloth Diaper Change, hosted by Modern Cloth Nappying Pinays, is happening this weekend and it’s aiming to break the world record for most number of cloth diapers changed at one time. Aside from the diaper change, there will be breastfeeding talks and counselling, parenting discussions and merchant booths selling family-friendly items. The event is happening this Saturday, April 23, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 500 Shaw Events Pavilion, Mandaluyong City. Entrance fee is P500 for a parent-child pair.
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Level up your talents in the kitchen with The Parenting Emporium’s Cooking Healthy Demo. Chef Jon Philip Chua will teach parents how to cook healthy dishes for the whole family as well as impart a handful of useful kitchen tips. The event is happening this Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. To register, call 0917-811-0821.
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Aspiring to be a mom entrepreneur? Mingle and get to know a few at Make It Blissful's, in partnership with The Parenting Emporium, Blissmakerie. It will be a business and inspiration mixer for mom entrepreneurs and moms looking to start a business or blog. The event is happening this Saturday, April 23, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Participation fee is P1,600 inclusive of workshop, meal and a takehome box. To register, call 0917-8110821.
Watch a play
See favorite Filipino children’s tales come to life at PETA’s Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang. Adapted on stage as a children’s musical is Severino Reyes’ Ang Prinsipeng Mahaba Ang Ilong (The Prince with a Long Nose), Ang Binibining Tumalo Sa Hari (The Young Girl Who Outwitted the King) and Ang Kuba (The Hunchback). The event is happening this Sunday, April 24, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the PETA Theater Center, Quezon City. Ticket prices start at P700. For ticket inquiries, call 891-9999.
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Let your child engage in interactive storytelling with Fully Booked's I Believe in... Me!. All the stories chosen celebrate uniqueness and encourage children to love and believe in themselves. A storytelling session is happening this Sunday, April 24, 4 p.m. at Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Participation is free. For inquiries, contact 576-4300.
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Enjoy musical performances from persons with special needs at Spectacular, a one-night annual concert arranged by The Ateneo Special Education Society. The concert will feature talented performers from the Autism Society of the Philippines, Sait Francis School, Servants of Charit and The Child's World. Performing as well are Ashley's Kryptonite, The Dreamists, Carlo Elopre and more. The event is happening this Saturday, April 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the GT-Toyota Asia Center Auditorium, University of the Philippines, Diliman. Ticket price is P200. Pre-order them here.
Spend quality bonding time with your child every weekend this summer by joining Ayala Museum's Mommy and Me: Sensory Art Workshops for Your Young Ones, ideal for mom and her child age 2 to 6 years old. Here you and your child will be making simple arts and crafts that are inspired by our country's colorful and rich festivals. The third of seven sessions will be about Pampanga's Hot Air Balloon Festival and is happening this Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ayala Museum, Makati. Activities include decorating a mini hot air balloon by finger painting. Participation fee is P750 for each parent and child pair. For inquiries and to register, call 759-8288 local 35.
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Get up to 50% off on selected baby items at the Baby Company's Baby Sale. The sale runs from April 1 to May 1 in all Baby Company branches.
Shop for toys
Summer is here and Toys "R" Us is having a toy sale! Get up to 50% off on toys at the Toys "R" Us Hot Summer Deals happening from March 1 until April 30 in all branches nationwide.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW