The Road to Maker Faire

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The Mind Museum invites the public to The Road to Maker Faire, a sneak peek of the first-ever Manila Mini Maker Faire, on May 13 and 20, Saturdays (1 pm to 5 pm), at The Mind Museum, Taguig. There will be robot stations, musical food and more for ALL ages!

The event is open to the public and admission is FREE. Slots, however, are limited. To reserve a slot, become a member or for inquiries, send e-mail to makerspacepilipinas@themindmuseum.org.

For more information, visit manila.makerfaire.com or facebook.com/makerspacepilipinas.

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Makerspace Pilipinas (MSP) is a tinkering/making program of The Mind Museum, which aims to encourage individuals to solve problems by building and creating their own designs and innovations.

The Mind Museum together with Thud Rumble is hosting the first Mini Maker Faire in the Philippines on June 10-11, 2017. Maker Faire is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth. It is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness – a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

The Mind Museum is located at JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Kiddo-preneur Summer 2017

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Here’s a summer activity for young entrepreneurs! Kids ages 5 to 17 are invited to join Kiddo-preneur Summer 2017, a marketplace where entrepreneurial kids can have first-hand experience in selling, engaging with customers and running a mini-business.

Participants may sell any product or service that caters to a wholesome family set. Repackaged items may be sold, although sale of original and homegrown products are encouraged and preferred. Selling of clothes or shoes as well as high value goods or electronics are NOT allowed.

This one-day event will be held on July 22, 2017 (from 9 am to 6 pm) at Palm Drive Activity Center, Glorietta 2, Makati City. Rental fee is Php3,000 per booth.

Prizes and trophies will be given to participants with Best Booth Design, Best Concept, Best Service and Highest Sales.

Visit kiddo-preneur.com for more details. For inquiries, e-mail kiddopreneur@gmail.com or call +63 947 996 0546.

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Kiddo-preneur began as a passion project in 2011 by mother-daughter tandem, Maiki and Brielle Oreta. As a business journalist for the ABS-CBN News Channel, having anchored the The Philippine Stock Exchange Reports and Business Nightly, Maiki sought teach her young daughter about business.

Together, they created Kiddo-preneur, a venue where children could learn about business and entrepreneurship first-hand, through practical experience.

Kiddo-preneur, through its events and initiatives teaches kids how to earn, save, invest, and donate.

Glorietta 2 is located in Palm Drive, Ayala Center, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Crafts & Workshops at Crafting a Home: A North to South Mother’s Day Celebration by Common Room

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Crafts, pop-ups and workshops on Mother’s Day at Common Room’s Crafting a Home event, a North to South Mother’s Day celebration from May 8-14 at Power Plant Mall and from May 12-14 at Alabang Town Center. There will be FREE capsule workshops at the pop-up stores (walk-in sign-ups only) ranging from wire writing to wood carving and clay dish painting.

For more information and to see workshop schedules, visit @CommonRoomPH.

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Common Room is an arts and crafts store located at #325 Dela Rosa St. Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines 1105. It’s a place and space where makers gather. For inquiries, call +63 977 786 6694 or email commonroomph@gmail.com.

National Book Store’s Grand Summer Art Camp

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Bring your kids to National Book Store‘s Grand Summer Art Camp on May 27 to 28, 2017 (from 10 am to 6 pm) at Event Center, LG Mega A, SM Megamall and let them enjoy an exciting lineup of creative activities. Admission is FREE.

For more information, visit blog.nationalbookstore.com or @nbsalert.

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SM Megamall is located in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines

Scratch Workshop by JACK

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Let your child delve into the world of coding through the Junior Academy for Coding Knowledge, Inc.’s (JACK) second run of its Scratch for kids workshop from May 1 to 5, 2017, 8 am to 12 nn. Fee is Php8,500 per module.

Young developers will learn the basics of programming through Scratch, a programming platform and educational tool that will let them create their own stories, animations and games by dragging blocks of code.

For more information, visit jack.com.ph or JackSchoolPH. For inquiries, call +63 2 0977 8410482 or email learncoding@jack.com.ph.

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JACK is located at Penthouse, East Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Ortigas Center, 1605 Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Mother’s Day Paper Maché Acrylic Painting Workshop

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Join Papemelroti’s Mother’s Day Paper Maché Acrylic Painting Workshop with award-winning graphic designer and former host of TV’s Art-is-Kool Robert Alejandro on May 13, 2 pm, at the Gateway Mall Activity Area.

This workshop is ideal for mother and child pairs as the participants will learn together how to create something beautiful using acrylic painting and paper maché. Workshop fee is Php500 per pair, inclusive of kit.

Visit Papemelroti’s blog or Facebook page for details. For inquiries, call +63 2 3751069 or email workshops@papemelroti.com.

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Gateway Mall is located in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Swiss Film Festival

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Watch Swiss films Heidi, Rascals on the Road and Vitus at the first-ever Swiss Film Festival on April 28-30 and May 5-7 at Cinema 4, Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza. All screenings are open to the public and admission is FREE. Seats are on a first come-first served basis.

Heidi (2015) is the classic story about a young orphan girl living with her grandfather Alm in the Alps, based on the biggest best selling Swiss novel written in the 1880’s by Johanna Spyri. Vitus (2006) is a 12-year old piano prodigy who wants to live a life like an ordinary kid even though his well-meaning parents have big and ambitious dreams for him. He decides to take a different path with the help of his eccentric grandfather who loves flying. Rascals on the Road (2005) is the story of four little rascals told through the eyes of 12-year-old Eugen based on a popular 1955 children’s book by Swiss author Klaus Schädelin. Eugen and his three friends go on an adventure to search for a long lost treasure by following the footsteps of “the biggest rascal of all time” Fritzli Bühler.

The Swiss Film Festival is presented by The Embassy of Switzerland in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in celebration of of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Philippines.

Shangri-la Plaza is located at EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

For more information, visit shangrila-plaza.com or cinemabravo.

Watercolor Workshops 2017

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Join artist Ayeza Mallari in her Watercolor Workshops for kids and adults all around Metro Manila from April to May 2017. Workshop fee starts at Php1,600.

For a complete list of classes and venues, click here.

For inquiries, email ayezakamille@gmail.com or send message via facebook.com/ArtofAyeza or instagram.com/a.yeza.

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones

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Adelaide FRINGE Award Winner Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones will run from May 3 to 7 at the PETA Theater Center. Presented by Bunk Puppets, this comedy will delight audiences with magical transformations using surreal shadow puppet scenes of flying chickens, brain transplants, sneaky ninjas and other hilarious silhouette figures using bits of household rubbish and household items.

Visit petatheater.com for more information. PETA Theater Center is located at No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

Tickets are available on Ticketworld.

Mathemagis Summer Camp

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If you’re looking for an academic summer activity that would advance or build your child’s Singapore Math skills, Mathemagis offers programs for kids ages 4 to 14 from June to July. The summer workshops are available in 6 branches: Serendra, Cedar-Makati, Alabang, Timog, SM Pasig and Katipunan.

Click here to reserve a slot.

To know more about the summer camp, visit Mathemagis’ website or Facebook page.