Metro Savvy is Looking for Interns

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We’re looking for talented people who will join our growing team as:

Web Intern

– Must be a 3rd or 4th year student of Computer Science or related field
– Possesses a solid understanding of OOP language/frameworks such as Java, C#, C++, etc.
– Will report to our Ortigas Center, Pasig City office;

Content Writer Intern

– Must be fluent in written English & Filipino
– Must have excellent communication & writing skills
– Must be familiar with WordPress or similar CMS platforms
– Having an active social media presence is an advantage but not required
– May work from home.

Interested applicants may send their CV to info@metrosavvyph.com. Deadline of submission of application is June 20, 2017.

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Complimentary Cocktail From Patron at Rustan’s

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Enjoy a complimentary cocktail from the world’s finest tequila, Patron, when you shop at Rustan’s for a minimum single receipt purchase worth Php1,000 on the following dates:

Rustan’s Makati – May 19, May 26 and, June 2, 2017
Rustan’s Shangri-la – May 18, May 25, and June 1, 2017

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Source: promotional email from Rustan’s Department Store

Yoga With Dave Moffatt

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Dave Moffatt of the ’90s singing group The Moffatts is back in Manila for a series of yoga classes at The Yoga Tree Manila Studio on May 23 and May 25, 2017. Schedule of the last two (2) yoga sessions are as follows:

May 23 | Tuesday | 7:30 pm – Vinyasa Flow
May 25 | Thursday | 7:30 pm – Chair Yoga

Walk-in fee is Php1,500 per person per class.

For more information, visit facebook.com/yogatreemanila. For inquiries, call +63 2 372 9969.

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Yoga Tree Manila is located at Unit A312, 3/F Eastwood City Mall, 116 Eastwood Avenue, Bagumbayan, Quezon City, Philippines 1110.

Spectrum Fair Manila

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Manila’s one-of-a-kind lifestyle fair is back! Shop for awesome finds, eat artisanal food or listen to live performances from talented local artists at Spectrum Fair Manila from May 20 -21, 2017 (10:00 am to 9:00 pm) at Whitespace Manila. Entrance fee is Php150 per person.

More details here and here.

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Whitespace is located at 2314 Don Chino Roces Avenue Ext. (formerly Pasong Tamo Ext.), Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Hands-on Working Mom Workshop

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Working moms juggle a multitude of things in their careers and homes. How does one integrate being a working mom and being a hands-on parent at the same time, especially when it comes to the kids’ education?

The Learning Basket hosts The Hands-on Working Mom, a little workshop to help make it work. The workshop is slated for Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Learning fee is Php600 per person.

For more details, visit thelearningbasket.com.

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The Parenting Emporium is located at 29 1st St., New Manila, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Slime Cup Run 2017

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Slip, slide and get silly at Nickelodeon‘s Slime Cup Run event on Sunday, May 28, 2017 (6 am), at McKinley West, Taguig.

There are 2 options for registration (which will end on May 24):

1. Online via www.takbo.ph/slimecuprun then pay through available payment options within 24 hours;
2. In-Store at the following Chris Sports branches: Glorietta, SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia, and Market Market, from April 24 – May 24 .

These are the event distances/categories and their respective registration fees:

500m – open to kids 7 and below | Php350
1K race – for dogs and pet parents | Php400
2K run – for all ages | Php500
4K run double loop – for all ages | Php600

A portion of the proceeds of Slime Cup Run 2017 will be given to the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS).

For more information, visit nick-asia.com or takbo.ph.

The National Museum Celebrates International Museum Day

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The National Museum joins other museums around the world in celebrating International Museum Day by offering tours and activities to guests and visitors on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This year’s theme is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

Admission to the National Museum is FREE of charge. The museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The International Museum Day celebration at the National Museum will kick-off with a FREE Contested Histories Tour in the morning and end with a Doodling and Lettering Workshop for Mothers in the afternoon. In solidarity with the National Museum’s event, a talk will be given by Luisito T. Evangelista, PhD, at the Launching of Mobile Boxes Exhibit in Subangan Museum, Davao.

Visit nationalmuseum.gov.ph or facebook.com/nationalmuseumofthephilippines for details. For inquiries regarding the workshop or the morning tour, call +63 2 527 1219 or send e-mail to nm.finearts@gmail.com. For inquiries on the afternoon tour, call +63 2 527 1232 or send e-mail to nationalmuseumph.anthropology@gmail.com.

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The National Museum of the Philippines is located in Padre Burgos Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Lopez Museum & Library Offers 2-Day Free Admission

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In celebration of International Museum Day, the Lopez Museum and Library will offer free admission on Thursday, May 18, 2017, and Saturday, May 20, 2017. There will be thematic tours on Saturday, May 20, focusing on the current exhibition “Pauses of Possibility” and showcasing selected materials from the library collection in relation to the International Museum Day theme, Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums. Museum hours are from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday.

For more details, visit lopez-museum.com. For inquiries, call +63 2 631 2417 / 635 9545 or send e-mail to lmmpasig@gmail.com.

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Lopez Museum and Library is located at G/F Benpres Building, Exchange Road cor. Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

Free Entrance to Yuchengco Museum

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Entrance is free at Yuchengco Museum on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in celebration of International Museum Day. Take a tour of all the galleries and see the museum’s collection of heritage pieces as well as artworks by local artists currently on display (the retrospective of Burmese jewelry designer Wynn Wynn Ong, Ryan Arbilo’s photographs of overseas Filipino workers in France, and paintings by National Artists for Visual Arts from the museum collection).

Museum hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday. Visit yuchengcomuseum.org for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 889 1234.

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Yuchengco Museum is located in RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Free Admission on International Museum Day at Museo Pambata

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In celebration of International Museum Day, there will be a one-day free admission at Museo Pambata on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Museum hours are from 9 am to 5 pm.

Visit museopambata.org for more information. For inquiries,call +63 2 523 1797/98 (loc. 103 and 106) or +63 2 536 0595 or send e-mail to info@museopambata.org.

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Museo Pambata is located in Roxas Boulevard cor. South Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.