• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on December 8 to 10

    Join the festivities at a Christmas parade, head to a pop-up for handmade gifts, watch kids' plays, shop, and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • See kids rock it out!


    Catch kids' showstopping performances from singing and dancing to rapping at Cartoon Network's Rockstar happening this Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Robinsons Magnolia, Quezon City. There will be games, activities, and prizes too. Don't miss it!  


    Join a Christmas celebration!


    Take part in the fun festivities of the Grand Christmas Parade at the Venice Grand Canal at McKinley Hill, Taguig City happening this Saturday, Dec. 9, 5 p.m. Watch a spectacle of over Christmas floats, giant balloons, marching bands, mascots, jugglers, mimes, acrobats, stiltwalkers, various performances and more! Robocar Poli, PJ Masks, Peppa Pig, Sylvanian Families, and more beloved characters will be there too.  


    Attend a parenting workshop



    Have a little one that's ready for solids? Join The Breastfeeding Club's Feeding Your Child Right workshop. Here's you'll learn how you can transition your baby from milk to solids and gain tips on how to feed a toddler. It's happening this Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. To register, call 0917-811-0821.  

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    Watch children’s plays


    Make Believe Productions is inviting the young and young-at-heart to Songs from The Little Prince, an intimate storytelling and concert experience happening this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10, at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City. Tickets, starting at P700, come with a refreshing drink and a Little Prince-themed sugar cookie, and an option to purchase the book with the ticket. For more details and to purchase tickets, click here.  



    The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) stages its latest children’s production with Tagu-Taguan Nasaan ang Buwan? It's a one-time show happening on Thursday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m., at the PETA Theater Center, New Manila, Quezon City. With the curse of the evil Papaw Halimaw, the once magical world of stories Saysay Lupalop becomes Dilim-Dilim Land, a hopeless place full of fear and restrictions. It is now up to Popoy, the young descendant of Lola Basyang, to save the world of stories and its characters. Tickets, priced at P600, are available through TicketWorld.  


    Find handmade treasures at an artists and makers pop-up


    Shop for handmade presents for your chic mom friends at Common Room's Common Room & Co pop-up at Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City. There from now until next year January, it features anything and everything local, from arts and crafts to fashion and food. The art prints on exhibit at the venue are available for purchase too! 

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    Get free treats on your next grocery run


    Going grocery shopping? Head to the nearest Rustan's Supermarket! Loyalty cardholders (Fresh, Marketplace, or Sapphire) who shop at least P3,000 with P300 worth of sponsor products until Dec. 17 can indulge in exclusive free treats which include character cotton candy, coloful ice cream, and a christmas latte. 


    Shop for shoes


    Head to SM North EDSA in Quezon City for their MAD About Shoes sale happening from Dec. 6 to 10 at The Block, Level 3. Get up to 50% off on participating brands which include Skechers, Keds, Sperry, Pony, Merrell, and Polo Ralph Lauren. 


    Shop for home goods


    Get up to 70% off on kitchenware, tableware, and home storage products at the Orient Warehouse Sale happening Dec. 8 to 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Orient Building, Queensway Avenue cor. Sta. Agueda, Parañaque City. 


    Shop for books


    Calling all bookworms! Books for Less is having its Grandest Sale starting this Saturday, Dec. 8 until Jan. 8 next year, at SM City Manila. Score books as low as P30! 

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