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  • Halloween Parties, Book Sales, Buffalo Chicken Wings! What to Do on October 26 to 27

    You can also attend expert talks on parenting techniques this weekend.
    by Kate Borbon .
Halloween Parties, Book Sales, Buffalo Chicken Wings! What to Do on October 26 to 27
PHOTO BY courtesy of Facebook/National Book Store, Paper Moon Cafe
  • Hump day Wednesday can be made less of a drag by planning ahead for an exciting weekend! Watch out for some exciting early Halloween celebrations, screenings of horror films, Halloween-inspired drinks and snacks, and more!

    What to do

    Learn about parenting techniques from experts

    You still have a few days to sign up for the Smart Parenting Masterclass this weekend! Attend talks led by experts who will discuss topics such as language delays, emotional intelligence, and preschool readiness. There will also be a Q&A session with celebrity mom Isabel Oli! This event is open only to parents of kids ages three years and above. Click here to secure your slot. On-site registration to enter the talks starts at 12 p.m.

    PHOTO BY courtesy of Smart Parenting

    The Smart Parenting Masterclass is happening on October 26, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Books & Borders Café, Manhattan Parkview, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.


    Celebrate Halloween early

    Halloween is almost here! Don’t miss out on a chance to join some parties to celebrate the spooky season with your kids. Seda Nuvali is hosting a Halloween party called the Arabian Jamboree. Tickets are priced at Php1,500++ for one child and one adult and Php750++ for each additional person, inclusive of a snack buffet, entertainment, games, and loot bags.

    PHOTO BY courtesy of Seda Nuvali

    Arabian Jamboree is happening on October 26, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Seda Nuvali, Lakeside NUVALI, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Tickets may be reserved at the front desk. For inquiries, contact (049) 255 8888 or email nuv@sedahotels.com.

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    Have a fun-filled afternoon at the circus

    Give your little ones a priceless experience at Adventure Zone’s Boni the Bull’s Circus Festival! The event includes exciting features like magicians, balloon twisters, an acrobat show, and more. The event is open to non-Adventure Zone members. Entrance fees are Php2,500 for members and Php3,500 for non-members, for one adult and one child, inclusive for special loot bags, snacks, and drinks.

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    PHOTO BY courtesy of Boni the Bulls Circus

    Boni the Bull’s Circus is happening on October 26, 2019, at Kerry Sports Manila Tennis Court, Shangri-La at The Fort, Taguig City. To register, contact (632) 8820 0888 or email adventurezone.slfm@shangri-la.com.

    Watch spooky movies

    If watching scary films is your idea of celebrating Halloween, visit the Anonas branch of Cinema ’76 Film Society, where you can catch ScareFest, a unique line-up of horror movies! The line-up includes the films Midsommar, Scary Stories in the Dark, The Divine Fury, 0.0 mHz, and Warning: Do Not Play.

    Aside from solo tickets (Php150 each), you can also purchase a Scare Pair (two tickets for Php250) or a Terror Bundle (four tickets plus another one for free, for Php600). Happy watching!


    ScareFest is happening from October 23 to 30, 2019. Cinema ’76 Film Society is located at 3F Anonas LRT City Center, Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City.

    Score new books

    Bookworms, rejoice! National Book Store’s Book Blowout sale is now in Metro Manila. Get books for as low as Php50, as well as discounts on other exciting reads.

    National Book Store’s Book Blowout Sale is happening until October 31, 2019, in all its branches in Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela.

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    Where to eat

    Buffalo’s Wings N’ Things

    At Buffalo’s Wings N’ Things, you can enjoy the Weekday Bundle, which includes four pieces of Champion Buffalo Wings, four pieces of Signature Chicken Tenders, two cups of rice, and two glasses of iced tea — all for only Php328! This promo is available for dine-in and takeout on all weekdays until November 29, 2019.

    Yellow Cab

    For only Php499, you can get two 10-inch pizzas with Yellow Cab’s newest promo! For your first pizza, you can choose among the following flavors: Manhattan Meatlovers, Hawaiian, New York Classic, Garden Special, and BBQ Chicken. You’ll also get a Cheese Pizza for free! This promo is available for dine-in, takeout, and delivery until December 31, 2019.


    Paper Moon Café

    If you’re a fan of food delivery apps, you’re going to love Paper Moon Café’s new buy-one-get-one milk tea deal! Order two cups of Cheese Milk Tea, Classic Milk Tea, or Wintermelon Milk Tea through the Foodpanda app for the price of only one cup. This promo is available until October 31, 2019.

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    Starbucks is bringing back a seasonal drink perfect for Halloween — it’s called the Franken Frappuccino (Php165 for tall, Php180 for grande, Php195 for venti), an upgraded version of the Green Tea Frappuccino that is blended with chocolate chips and has layers of cold-brew infused whipped cream, white chocolate mocha, and dark caramel, finished off with dark mocha sauce. This drink is available in all Starbucks branches for a limited time only.

    Tim Hortons

    Tim Hortons has also added new items to its menu just in time for Halloween. First is the Caramel Hazelnut Iced Capp (Php145), a non-caffeinated blended beverage with shots of cream, caramel, and hazelnut syrup and topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce. There is also the Mummy Éclair Donut, a whipped cream-filled doughnut dipped in chocolate and decorated with maple syrup icing.


    Click here for a list of trick-or-treat activities you should catch in Metro Manila this month!

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