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.

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 at Ayala Museum for International Museum Day

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It’s free admission to all galleries at Ayala Museum on Friday, May 19, 2017 for International Museum Day. To celebrate the museum’s role in telling the stories of Philippine culture, there will be a talk by Toym Imao and Liliana Manahan, themed tours and art activities. Museum-goers may also try some of Mindanao’s food delicacies at the Mindanao Specialty Food stalls.

For more information, visit ayalamuseum.org. For inquiries, send e-mail to hello@ayalamuseum.org or call +63 2 759 8288 local 8272.

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Ayala Museum is located in Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City 1224, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

Art Weekend: A Summer Mixer

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Visit Art Weekend: A Summer Mixer on May 20-21, 2017 at Erehwon Center for the Arts for some designer pop-up shops, cultural performances, art workshops and an affordable art show. Admission is FREE.

The event, a creativity bazaar featuring local artists and makers, will hold a series of activities such as a 2-day rooftop art market (open from 1pm to 11pm, a Family Art Appreciation Class for parents and kids, live performances and much more.

For more information, visit erehwonartcenter.com or Art Weekend’s Facebook event page.

For inquiries, call Erehwon Center for the Arts at +63 2 294 5286 during office hours (Mon-Fri) / send e-mail to ozmendoza@erehwonartcenter.com / send message via Viber at +63 915 267 0515.

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Erehwon Center for the Arts is a former factory that has reinvented itself as Quezon City’s emerging cultural center. It is a hub for activities celebrating the visual arts, performing arts, music, literature and film.

Erehwon is located at No. 1 Don Francisco St., Villa Beatriz, Quezon City (near Commonwealth Ave.), Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Birth Basics Workshop

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Expecting? Be empowered. Join the next Birth Basics Workshop by Birthing is a Blessing Childbirth Mentoring and Doula Support Service on June 3, 2017 (from 8 am to 6 pm) at co.lab in Pasig City.

Facilitated by husband-and-wife mentors Manny and doula Betty San Luis, this workshop is designed to empower expectant couples to have a positive and gentle birth.

Workshop rates (inclusive of one (1) workbook, certificate of attendance, and light refreshments):

– Early Bird Rate (book on or before May 15, 2017): Php4,900 per couple
– Regular Rate: Php5,300 per couple
– Walk-in Rate: Php5,500 per couple

To register and secure a slot, click here. To know more about the workshop, visit facebook.com/birthingisablessing. For inquiries, send e-mail to birthingisablessing@gmail.com.

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co.lab is located at 3/F Unit 301, No. 3 Brixton Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City, 1603 Philippines.

Water Service Interruption Advisory From Manila Water

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Manila Water Company, Inc. releases water service interruption advisory for Pateros, parts of Pasig, and parts of Taguig due to a pipe relocation activity in Parian Creek, Pasig City. Around 53,000 households will be affected by the water service interruption from Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8 pm to Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6 am. Residents in these areas are advised to store water for their needs during the said period.

Affected areas are the following:

All barangays in Pateros

Parts of Pasig

– Kapasigan
– Bagong Katipunan
– Sta. Cruz
– Kalawaan
– San Jose
– Malinao
– Sto. Tomas
– Buting
– Sta. Rosa
– Palatiw
– Bambang
– Sumilang
– San Nicolas
– San Joaquin

Parts of Taguig

– Ususan
– Napindan
– Hagonoy
– Tuktukan
– Palingon
– Bambang
– Sta. Ana
– Calzada
– Ibayo Tipas
– Wawa
– Ligid Tipas
– San Miguel
– Parts of New Lower Bicutan

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Source: twitter.com/ManilaWaterPH, news.abs-cbn.com

Moms Get Free Makeover at Robinsons Malls

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A beauty treat to the beautiful women in our lives from Robinsons Malls! Moms get free makeover from Revlon, Max Factor and L’Oreal with no spend requirement on these dates and time slots:

May 13

Robinsons Metro East: 11am to 3pm (Revlon)
Robinsons Galleria: 10am onwards (Max Factor)
Robinsons Place Manila: 3pm to 6pm (L’Oreal)

May 14

Robinsons Place Manila: 11am to 3pm (Revlon)

Have a special Mother’s Day at Robinsons Malls!