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  • Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on June 17 to 19

    Celebrate Father's Day, let your child create his own video game, attend a workshop on babies and shop!
  • Celebrate Father’s Day!

    Looking for a Father’s Day treat for the whole family? Head over to Daddy’s Day Out: A Father’s Day Celebration, an event from Open Kitchen. There’s going to be free food tastings and product samplings courtesy of celebpreneurs like Janice de Belen, Jericho Rosales and Maricar Reyes-Poon. There will also be merchant stalls selling everything from gear and accessories for dad, shoes and bags for mom, and toys, apparel and pet supplies. The event is happening from Friday to Sunday, June 17 to 19 at UP Town Center, Quezon City.  


    Have delicious and nutritious food and snacks with dad at Hunt & Gather’s Father’s Day Nutrition and Fitness Bazaar. You can be sure that all merchants follow one or more nutrition philosophies such as organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, pescatarian, vegan, keto and paleo. There will also be fitness brands present, as well as nutrition experts and fitness clinics. The event is happening this Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19 at the Glorietta 2 Activity Center, Makati City.


    Treat dad like royalty and spend Father's Day at SM Malls where their campaign motto is #DadIsKingAtSM. They've got loads lined up for whatever dad wants to do: shop, dine, or be entertained. Techy dads can battle it out with the kids at SM's Clash of Dads. The kids can strut their stuff with dad at the Mini Dad runway contest. Dads into cars can check out some sweet rides at Keys to City and, of course, food isn't left out with SM's Dad's Eat Out Weekend and All Day Happy Hour. Find out what else is in store at SM this Father's day by clicking here

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    Can’t wait for Father’s Day? Celebrate now at Power Plant Mall’s Father’s Day celebration. Man of the Hour: A Father’s Day Celebration will showcase a lot of the things dad loves: luxury cars and merchandise (from Maserati, Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover), coffee (from Espressamente illy), gadgets (from Samsung), vintage watches and vinyl records (from Arts & Antique Collectibles) and loads more. The event is happening from June 13 to 19 at Power Plant Mall, Makati City.


    Dads are donning their chef's hat this Father's Day at Sofitel's Spiral. Celebrity dad and restauranteur Rob Pengson, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila's General Manager Adam Laker and Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila's Director of Food and Beverage Damien Marchenay are whipping up their favorite household dishes. Spiral's Father's Day celebration is serving lunch and dinner starting from June 17 to 19 starting at P2,579 per adult. 

    Marriott Manila is preparing a scrumptious buffet spread for dads this Father's day. Expect steak, seafood, grilled meat, a teppanyaki station and loads of other mouth-watering treats. Plus, there's free-flowing sparkling wine and martini bar that's sure to make dad happy. Marriott Café’s bountiful dinner buffet is at Php 2,650 and hefty Sunday brunch is at Php 2,800 on June 19, 2016.

    Hit the theaters

    Catch Finding Dory on its first weekend. The sequel to Pixar’s Finding Nemo is set six months after Nemo finally got reunited with his dad with Dory's help. Now, it's Dory who needs to go on a journey to find her family! 

    Do yoga together


    Did you know June 21 is International Yoga Day? In celebration, International Yoga Day is happening in Manila a few days earlier on Saturday, June 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati City. Everyone of all ages is free to come join. Entrance is free. Register here

    Register yaya for a workshop


    Ensure that yaya can handle the arrival of your newborn by arming her with expert skills and knowledge. Register her for The Parenting Emporium’s Yaya Seminar of Infant Care and Breastfeeding Support happening on Saturday, June 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Participation fee is P1,500. To register, call 0917-811-0821. 

    Attend a workshop on nutrition for babies

    Be guided on how to feed your child from the moment she's born until she's ready for solids at The Parenting Emporium's second #NoCompromiseParenting class Tiny Tummy Tales. Heading the event is lactation and nutrition expert Joyce Martinez RN, MSN, IBCLC and certified lactation counselor Abbie Yabot. The event is happening this Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Entrance is free. To register, call 0917-811-0821. 

    Create your own video game


    Does your child love video games? The Game Design and Development Kids series is a program for kids 7 to 13 years old where they will learn what it takes to make computer games for a job. It's first session focuses on game level design where kids learn how to use Unity and design a whole playable level using creative thinking skills and creativity. The event is happening this Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Launch Garage Circulo Verde, Industria Mall Circulo Verde, Quezon City. Workshop fee is P2,500. Register here.  

    Find your perfect foundation match

    Hey mom, learn from the world-renowned makeup artists and find your perfect foundation match at Estee Lauder's Foundation Classroom 1-2-3. Leading the class is Bobby Wang and Vincent Xu. The event is happening this Friday, June 17 at SM Aura and Sunday, June 19 at Rustan's Cebu. For a list of time slots, see the poster above. To register, call 0917-979-0686 for SM Aura and 0917-838-6609 for Rustan's Cebu. 

    Shop ‘til you drop


    Enjoy up to 70% off on shoes, bags, apparel, sporting goods, personal care products, eyewear, gadgets and other speciality items at the Megabrands Mid Year Markdown Sale.  Entrance is free. Sale runs on Friday to Sunday, June 17 to 19 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Megatrade Hall 2 and 3 of SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. 

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