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  • Psst, Kidzania Is Offering Free Entrance to 4-Year-Olds! Where to Go on August 17-18

    Why not have a playdate with your little one this weekend?
    by Kate Borbon .
Psst, Kidzania Is Offering Free Entrance to 4-Year-Olds! Where to Go on August 17-18
PHOTO BY Courtesy of Ortigas Malls and KidZania
  • This upcoming weekend is chock-full of restaurant promos, sales, and other exciting events for the family. If you’re feeling a bit down on Wednesday hump day, check out what you can do and where you can go at the end of this work week!

    What to do

    Have a family playdate

    In celebration of its 4th birthday, KidZania is holding a month-long celebration called FUNtastic at 4! Kids who turned 4 years old from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019, get to enter for free, while their companions can avail of 14% off on tickets during weekends. (Do not forget to bring your child's passport or birth certificate.)

    Children ages 4 to 17 years, meanwhile, can participate in various birthday party-themed activities, such as a mamon decorating class courtesy of Goldilocks, a gift wrapping class courtesy of Toy Kingdom, a party hat-making class courtesy of Arts & Crafts, a greeting card and poster making class at the National Bookstore and Arts Studio, a free city tour bus ride courtesy of Victory Liner, cardio drumming at Powerade Fitness Club, and a FUNtastic parade by the ABS-CBN Acting Academy.

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    You can also avail of the FUNtastic Multi Pazz Ticket (Php3,750), which entitles one child and one adult to visit KidZania for four times on any weekend or holiday from August 3 to November 3, 2019. Finally, loyal patrons can avail of a free adult weekend ticket for a purchase of one kid ticket. All these promos are available for the entire month of August, so make sure you don’t miss out!

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    Kids ages 4 to 17 years get to join in on a variety of exciting activities, including arts and crafts!
    PHOTO BY Courtesy of KidZania
    Your little ones will love participating in a parade at KidZania this month!
    PHOTO BY Courtesy of KidZania

    KidZania is located at Park Triangle, North 11th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.

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    Visit Ortigas Malls

    Be excited, because Ortigas Malls is now home to numerous new establishments! These include restaurants such as Wing Zone, Oppa! Chicken, Rico’s Lechon, and Samgyupsalamat; cafés such as Liam’s & Louis Gourmet Café, Bon Appetea, and Macao Imperial Tea; and stores such as The Face Shop and Decathlon.

    In the coming months, more stores and restaurants will be opening at Ortigas Malls, including Ramen Nagi, Wings Unlmtd, Potato Corner, Pet Express, Industry Standard, Ibarra’s Barbershop, SM Store, and even Ortigas Cinemas.

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    Here's a great new place to get your milk tea fix at Ortigas Malls!
    PHOTO BY Courtesy of Ortigas Malls
    Craving some lechon and family time? The newly-opened Rico's Lechon at Tiendesitas might just be the best place for you to visit.
    PHOTO BY Courtesy of Ortigas Malls
    Don't be afraid to shop for yourself this weekend, mama! The Face Shop offers everything you will need to create the best skincare routine for you.
    PHOTO BY Courtesy of Ortigas Malls
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    Shop for new school and office supplies

    National Book Store is holding a Thank You Sale in all its branches nationwide, where you can score up to 50% off on books, school and office supplies, and so much more! You can also catch art and writing materials, organizers, and travel accessories. Keep in mind that there is an official color-coding system based on the discount you can avail per item: 10% off on products marked blue; 20% off on products marked white; 30% off on products marked yellow, and 50% off on products marked orange. The Thank You Sale is happening from August 15 to September 1, 2019.

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    Score brand new luggage

    In case you needed any more convincing that you should go on a quick vacation with the family, at The Travel Club, you can trade in your old luggage and get up to 40% off on brand new travel bags! All you need to do is bring an old suitcase of any brand to The Travel Club branches in Alabang Town Center, Eastwood Mall, Estancia, and Powerplant Mall. Proceeds of this sale will go to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are in need of reliable luggage. This sale is happening from August 15 to 18, 2019.

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    Shop Miniso’s new collection

    In case you’re not yet over the Marvel craze, Miniso’s Marvel Collection has just been released at Miniso’s SM Mall of Asia branch! Catch everything from pillows, towels, slippers, bags, hats, tumblers, notebooks, socks, mugs, stuffed toys, and more featuring your favorite Marvel superheroes, including Captain America, Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, and more. Here's a sneak peek into the items you can get:

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    Where to eat

    California Pizza Kitchen

    At California Pizza Kitchen, you can celebrate National Pizza Day! Until tomorrow, August 15, 2019, you can get a free regular pizza for every purchase any Regular or Thin Crust Pizza. Choose from these limited edition pizza flavors: Beef Chipotle Salsa, Garlic Chips and Basil, Italian Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato, Thai Chicken Curry, and Quorn Alfredo.

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    Churriera La Lola

    Churros fans will love Churriera La Lola’s new offering! Get a cup of hot coffee with a serving of Clasicos Jr. (3 pieces of churros) for only Php165. This promo is available until September 30, 2019 for dine-in and take-out transactions.

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    Wingman

    The chicken wing craze never stops at Wingman, where this month’s Wing of the Month is Miso Honey! This sweet-and-savory flavour is sure to be your new favorite. You can get a free drink if you include Miso Honey in your order of a dozen wings.

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    Wingman is located at 7274 Malugay Street, Makati City and at LG/F Casa Real, Acacia Estates Town Center, Acacia Avenue, Taguig City.

    Yellow Cab

    Celebrate All Meat Madness at Yellow Cab! For only Php999, you can get a 10-inch Four Seasons All Meat pizza, a 10-inch New York Classic pizza, one large serving of Spaghetti and Meatballs, and one bottle of soda. Sounds like the best way to celebrate payday, right? This promo is available until August 15, 2019 for dine-in, take-out, delivery, and curbside pick-up orders.

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    Gong Cha

    Finally, a special treat for all you milk tea lovers: Gong Cha is now offering a new line of yummy strawberry flavors! One is Strawberry Taro, a picture-perfect beverage which features a combination of taro and strawberry with strawberry bits. Aside from Strawberry Taro, you can also try other new berry flavors: Oreo Strawberry Milk Tea, Strawberry Matcha Latte, HS Strawberry Milk Smoothie, and Strawberry Lime.

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