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  • Shoes and Bags on Sale, Lots of Pizza, Unli Wings! What to Do on May 18-19

    Lots of places to go and things to do with your family this weekend!
    by Kate Borbon .
Shoes and Bags on Sale, Lots of Pizza, Unli Wings! What to Do on May 18-19
PHOTO BY Parmigiano Ristorante Pizzeria/Facebook, Keds/Facebook
  • Just like that, the weekend is only a couple of sleeps away! If you’re looking for fun activities to do and events to go to this weekend, here are some you should definitely look out for.

    What to do

    Go bag shopping for school (or for you)

    In case you’re already getting a head start on shopping for the upcoming school year, JanSport is offering a fun new promo this May and June. If you visit certain branches of Bratpack and purchase any JanSport bag, you can have it personalized with letters, an icon, or a patch! Don’t forget to get their early because only the first 50 people who purchase a bag per day can avail of the promo.

    Here is the list of branches where the promo will be available and when you to visit them:

    • Robinsons Manila (May 17 to 19)
    • Greenbelt 5 (May 24 to 26)
    • Gateway Mall (May 31 to June 2)
    • U.P. Town Center (June 7 to 9)
    • SM North EDSA The Block (June 14 to 16)

    Another great place to visit for new bags is Anello, which is celebrating its 2nd anniversary this month. Catch up to 30% off on any of their handbags and backpacks this month until June 2.

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    Here is the list of Anello branches you can visit to avail of the promo:

    • Alabang Town Center
    • SM Southmall
    • SM Mall of Asia
    • Estancia Mall
    • SM Megamall
    • SM City North EDSA
    • SM Aura
    • SM City Fairview
    • Circuit Makati
    • Ayala Malls Vertis North
    • Robinsons Place Manila
    • Robinsons Magnolia

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    Visit a book fair

    Support female writers, musicians, artists, illustrators, filmmakers, independent publishers, specialty bookstores, zine makers, and game developers from all over the country at Komura! The one-day book fair will also be filled with other fun activities such as film screenings, poetry readings, and video game discussions. You get to join in on the fun for an affordable entrance fee of Php200!

    Komura is happening on May 18, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Warehouse Eight in Makati City. Warehouse Eight is located at La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Don Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City.

    Support Pinoy filmmakers

    We have a variety of talented, ingenious Pinoy filmmakers, and if you want to support them and their craft, catch screenings of their films at the Cultural Center of the Philippines this month until June! The screenings will be held at the Tanghalang Manuel Conde, and seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so come early.

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    The best part is the screenings are free. You just need to register outside the Tanghalang Manuel Conde before the screening begins!

    Here is the list of films that you can catch:

    • May 30: Diablo by Mes De Guzman (2 p.m.), Transit by Hannah Espia (5 p.m.)
    • June 13: ICU Bed #7 by Rica Arevalo (2 p.m.), Bwakaw by Jun Lana (5 p.m.)
    • June 27: Posas by Lawrence Fajardo (2 p.m.), Last Supper No. 3 by Veronica Velasco (5 p.m.)

    The Cultural Center of the Philippines is located at the CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

    Shop for shoes

    Score some brand-new kicks by visiting the SM Store’s Converse Sale, happening from May 10 to 17 at the SM City Sucat, Building A Atrium! Catch up to 50% off on your favorite Converse lace-up sneakers which will complete any trendy summer getup.

    SM City Sucat is located along Dr. A. Santos P. Garcia Avenue, Brgy. San Dionisio, Parañaque City.

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    Get Keds’ newest collection

    If you’re a fan of the Archie comics or the series Riverdale, you’re going to love Keds’ newest offer: the Betty and Veronica Collection, which is inspired by the iconic comic book characters Betty and Veronica! The collection is available on the Keds website and at any Keds store.

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    Learn about climate change and other environmental issues

    At the 13th Momzilla PH Fair, families can get the education they need about environmental concerns like climate change, carbon footprint, and plastic pollution, and what we can do to help care for the Earth. While mom and dad are in the talks, the kids can spend time in the play areas in the venue and enjoy tons of fun activities.

    Aside from that, there will also be over 200 brands offering different parenting essentials available for all participants. Finally, you can also have your family photo taken at the Momzilla Families photo area. Fun way to spend the weekend, right? Make sure not to miss out on the 13th Momzilla PH Fair happening from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 18 to 19!

    Momzilla PH Fair is happening at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent, Luna Drive, Vertis North, Quezon City.

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    Where to eat

    Pancake House

    At Pancake House, for only Php399, you can order two meals! You can choose among these five meals: Special Salisbury Steak, One-Piece Pan Chicken and Spaghetti, Pork Vienna, Crispy Chicken Fillet, and One-Piece Pan Chicken and Golden Brown Waffle. Whichever meal you get, you’ll also get a glass of refreshing iced tea!

    Wingman

    Every month, Wingman has a Wing of the Month, and this May, the spotlight is on their Mojito Cubano wings! Dine in at Wingman and order a dozen of the Wing of the Month, and you’ll get a free drink. Sounds like a sweet deal!

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

    Figaro

    For Figaro’s Merienda Blowout, you can get a meal set starting only Php99! There are three sets you can choose from: Pastry Rush (Php99) which consists of a pastry (muffin, pudding, pie, or biscotti) and a cup of brewed coffee; Bakes Delight (Php149) which consists of a serving of Ham and Cheese Bakes with iced tea; and Pasta Bliss (Php199), which consists of pasta (a la Carlo, Bolognese, or Pesto) and a sandwich (Waldorf or Pulled Pork).

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    Here is a list of branches where the Merienda Blowout promo is available:

    • Shangri-La: Mondays to Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Tomas Morato: Mondays to Fridays, 3 p.m. onwards
    • Taipan: Mondays to Fridays, 4 p.m. onwards
    • Greenbelt: Mondays to Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Sta. Cruz, Laguna: April 15 to May 15, no specific time

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    Parmigiano

    If you avail of an Executive Meal at Parmigiano, you can create your own menu which includes an appetizer, pasta, and pizza for only Php990! For appetizers, you can choose from Caprese, Friturra di Calamari e Gamberi, and Polpo al Marinara; for pasta, you can choose from Spaghetti Pomodoro, Aglio Olio Pasta, and Linguine Pesto con Pollo; and for pizza, you can choose from Carnivora Pizza, 6 Cheese Pizza, and Margherita Pizza. This promo is only available for dine-in, Mondays to Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Parmigiano is located at Molito Commercial Complex, Alabang, and 2/F Newport City Mall, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.

    Yellow Cab

    Can’t get enough of unlimited chicken wings? On all Thursdays of May, visit Yellow Cab and you can feast on unlimited chicken wings for only Php349. This promo is available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in any Yellow Cab branch.

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    Popeyes

    The well-known fried-chicken chain is opening its first branch in the country at Arcovia City, Pasig on May 16. Visit the restaurant and get your hands on their tasty Southern-style fried chicken!

    Popeyes is located at Arcovia City, 9 E. Rodriguez Avenue, Ugong, Pasig City.

    Shakey’s

    Don’t feel like getting out of the house? Shakey’s is offering a new delivery promo where you can get a party-size, thin crust Manager’s Choice Pizza, five pieces of chicken and mojos, and mozzarella sticks for only Php777! This promo is only available for delivery orders, Mondays to Fridays, until May 31.

    Ministop

    Another place to get delivery is Ministop, which is now delivering their delicious fried chicken through GrabFood! Aside from the original flavor, you can also try out other variants, and order meals and buckets. This promo is only available at select Ministop branches.

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