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 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.

Change Has Come? (A Briefing on the 1st Year of Duterte’s Administration)

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The Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) will hold a briefing on the first year of President Duterte’s administration titled Change Has Come? on Thursday, June 22, 2017, (1:30 pm to 4:30 pm) at the ground floor Ampitheater of Ateneo Professional Schools Building.

Apart from discussing President Duterte’s accomplishments and challenges on his first year in office, the event will also gather esteemed and highly-regarded scholars and practitioners from the field of political science and economics who will provide key knowledge and analyses on the country’s current and future political and economic realities.

Registration fee is Php2,500 per person. Interested participants may secure a slot by registering here. The registration form for the event may be downloaded here.

For inquiries, call the ASoG office at +63 2 426 6001 loc. 4625 to 26 and look for Ms. Aika Aquino or Mr. Rogelio Praxidio or send e-mail to aaaquino@ateneo.edu or rpraxidio@ateneo.edu.

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The Ateneo Professional Schools Building is located at 20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Additional Discounts at Pottery Barn and West Elm via HSBC

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Shop at Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm on May 13, 2017 at Estancia and get up to 30% off on sale items. HSBC credit cardholders get an exclusive 20% discount on regular-priced items and additional 10% off on sale items. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information, visit hsbc.com.ph.

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Estancia is located in Capitol Commons, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City 1605 Metro Manila, Philippines.

Source: promotional email from HSBC Philippines

50% Off on Ride-All-You-Can Tickets at Star City on Mother’s Day

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Star City on Sunday, May 14, 2017 and avail of the 50% off Ride-All-You-Can Ticket promo. This offer may be availed of by all mothers and a maximum of two (2) accompanying children. Mothers and children must present birth certificates and a valid ID as proof of relationship.

For more information on Star City, visit starcity.com.ph. For details on this promo, visit facebook.com/StarCityPH.

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Star City is located in Sotto cor. Jalandoni Sts. CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1300.

Make Mother’s Day Special at Enchanted Kingdom

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Bring Mom and the entire family to Enchanted Kingdom and avail of the Mother’s Day Special, valid on all weekends of May. Pay only Php4,300 for a 4+1 package, a group meal good for 5 persons plus get the chance to win an SKK smartphone. Raffle draw will be on May 28, 2017.

Promo is applicable to all mothers/grandmothers but can be used by their companions or families. For more information, visit enchantedkingdom.ph or facebook.com/enchantedkingdom.ph.

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Enchanted Kingdom is located in San Lorenzo South, City of Santa Rosa, Laguna.