Smart Parenting’s Baby Shower

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Smart Parenting is set to hold a workshop for expectant moms called Baby Shower on November 11, 2017 (Saturday), from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Discovery Suites, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

Soon-to-be moms can gather helpful information and advice from experts regarding pregnancy and child birth (topics range from Breastfeeding 101 to Post-Partum Recovery) as well as enjoy relaxing activities that are perfect for mom-to-bes in this intimate gathering.

Only 100 slots will be available for this workshop. Interested participants may register here to reserve a slot.

For more information, visit @smartparenting.ph.

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.

ELEVATE: Take Your Life to the Next level

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Take your life to the next level through ELEVATE by yoga+, a conference and a festival that offers a platform for people from diverse backgrounds to come together and discover how to live consciously, work effectively, contribute to nation-building and uplift each other. The conference will take place on June 10-11, 2017 at Events Center, Century Mall in Makati City.

Through activities and workshops revolving around three themes (Move Your Body, Feed Your Soul and Enhance Your Business), ELEVATE aims to help people find inspiration in other people’s stories, build the courage to fulfill their dreams and have fun.

Event fees are as follows:

2-Day Rates

Regular Rate P6,999
Early Bird Rate P4,999 (until May 15)

1-Day Rates

Regular Rate P3,999
Early Bird Rate P2,999 (until May 15)

Group Rate

Buy 4. Get 1 free.

Participants must be 18 years old and above. To register, click here.

For more information, visit yogaplus.ph. For inquiries, email events@yogaplus.ph or call +63 2 86 YOGA+ (869 6420).

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About yoga+. We are 5 friends, all with the same passion for yoga. Unique as we may be from one another, we discovered that we are all driven by the desire to become better as we challenge ourselves physically, mentally and emotionally through the practice of yoga. yoga+ was conceived and created out of our longing to share not only this love of yoga with others, but also the many benefits that the practice has brought to our lives as well.

Century City Mall is located in Century City, Kalayaan Ave. cor. Salamanca St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati, 1210, 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.

Project Management Fundamentals

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SAS Management, Inc.‘s Project Management Fundamentals training program is now open to the public for registration. The program will be held at the I’M Hotel in Makati City from May 30 to 31, 2017.

The 2-day course aims to provide participants with basic knowledge of project management as described in the Project Management Institutes’ (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide® 5th Edition). Participants will learn about the five Project Management Process Groups and will be given key points, activities, tools and techniques of each process group for better project management skills.

For inquiries, call +63 2 949 3004 or +63 2 904 2470 or email Delilah.Malabanan@saservices.com.ph. Visit saservices.com.ph or @sasmanagementinc for more details.

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SAS Management, Inc. is a leading management consulting and education services provider in the Philippines. It is the only PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) training organization based in the Philippines, specializing in PMP® Exam Prep Courses. 

I’M Hotel is located at 7862 Makati Avenue corner Kalayaan Avenue, 1210 Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Ayala Malls’ Ultimate Summer Squad

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Ayala Malls rolls out Ultimate Summer Squad, a team competition that will run from April 24 to June 4, 2017 in participating Ayala malls. It aims to encourage people to be active, engage in activities that promote teamwork and have fun this summer.

Participants (18 years old and above) must form a squad composed of four (4) members. Members have to complete timed physical activities involving giant inflatables, obstacle courses and wacky activities.

Each participating mall is classified according to five (5) areas – South, Makati, BGC, Quezon City, and North. Each area will hold an elimination round and will have three winning squads. Fifteen squads (3 winners per area) in total will then compete in the final Ultimate Summer Squad challenge for a chance to win a group summer getaway.

The championship round will be held on June 4, 2017. The top 3 squads with the fastest time in the championship round will be declared the winners and will receive the following prizes:

Third Place – an overnight stay in Seda Hotel Nuvali and a full day pass at Republic Wake Park Nuvali (good for 4);

Second Place – a 3D/2N stay in Balay Cogon, Sicogon with airfare (good for 4);

First Place – a 3D/2N stay in Casa Kalaw, El Nido, Palawan with airfare (good for 4).

So, what are you waiting for? Gather up your friends, join in the fun and get your community rallying for you at Ayala Malls’ Ultimate Summer Squad this summer.

To know more about Ayala Malls’ Ultimate Summer Squad, visit ayalamallsultimatesummersquad.com. Click here for the full game mechanics.

REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories

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Repertory Philippines (REP), the country’s premier theater company, celebrates its golden year in a musical gala called REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories featuring all the Repertory stage greats at The Theatre at Solaire. REP is inviting everyone to commemorate this special event on June 11, 2017, starting with cocktails at 6:30 pm, main show at 8 pm and afterglow (for some coffee, dessert and fun) at 10 pm. Attire is formal.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event to catch all the theater stars such as Monique Wilson, Leo Martinez, Joy Virata, Miguel Faustmann, Michael Williams, Menchu Lauchengco, and Audie Gemora perform on stage. Acclaimed director Bart Guingona will be at the helm of the show, with Luna Inocian as the writer and Ejay Yatco as the musical director.

Ticket prices range from Php1,000 to Php5,500 and are available for online purchase from Ticketworld.

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Founded in 1967 by a group of actors, REPERTORY PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, INC., has staged more than 400 productions during its eighty season run in fifty years and continues to stage the best productions from Broadway and the West End, showcasing local talents to promote the performing arts in the Philippines.

The Theatre at Solaire is located in Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Watch Timbuktu via Alliance française de Manille’s Ciné-Club

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Alliance française de Manille’s (AFM) Ciné-Club presents Timbuktu, a French-Mauritanian film by African director Abderrahmane Sissako about the life of a cattle herder and his family amidst the ideological dogma imposed by radical jihadists in Mali.

Timbuktu, a 2014 Palme d’Or nominee, will be shown at the AFM Auditorium on May 3, 2017 (Wednesday) at 8:30 pm. Admission is FREE and open to the public. No registration is required.

The Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), founded in 1920, is one of the most prominent foreign cultural institutions in the Philippines. A non-profit organization committed to promoting the French language and culture, AFM encourages friendly relations between the Filipinos and the French through art and educational programs.

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For more information, visit @alliancefrancaisedemanille. For inquiries, call +63 2 895 7585 or email info@alliance.ph. 

Alliance française de Manille is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air II, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Life Drawing Session 2 by Pens N’ Brushes

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Pens N’ Brushes Philippines is hosting its second The Life Drawing Session event (an Open Nude Figure Drawing Jam) on May 6, 2017 (Saturday) from 6 pm to 10 pm at The Open Space, Makati City. The theme will revolve around the pairing of opposing signs Taurus and Gemini and will provide as a central backdrop to this event from the music to the participating artists’ physical environment. Detalye Design Group will be transforming the venue into a celestial setting while art materials will be provided by Faber-Castell Philippines (although guests are welcome to bring their own materials of choice).

Pens N’ Brushes is a Singapore-based art non-profit group composed of individuals who express art in all forms and mediums. Its figure drawing events explore the art in the human body in a casual setting where people can also socialize and enjoy good music, wines, and refreshments at the same time.

Art students, figurative artists, professionals, homemakers, and those who simply want to draw are all welcome to join.

Event fee is Php700. For inquiries, email info@pensnbrushes.com or call +63 917 889 7080.

For more information, visit pensnbrushes.com.

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The Open Space Concept Area & Events Venue is located in 134 Jupiter St., Makati City 1223, Metro Manila, Philippines.

 

Ateneo Art Awards 2017

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The Ateneo Art Gallery is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2017 Ateneo Art Awards in the following categories: Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art and Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism.

Three winners will be chosen for the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art which is given to Filipino visual artists aged 36 and below for outstanding work in an exhibition held between 2 May of the previous year and 1 May of the current year. On the other hand, two winners will be chosen for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism which honors the memory of Purita Kalaw-Ledesma an art writer who authored several important books on Philippine Art History and who was also a key figure in the development of post-war Philippine art.

Visit Ateneo Art Gallery’s website and Facebook page for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 426 6488 or email aag@ateneo.edu. For forms and guidelines, click here.

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Ateneo Art Gallery is located in Level 2, Old Rizal Library Special Collections Building, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines.