The Mind Museum’s Halloween Schedule & Line-up of Activities

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Come in costume and enjoy sweet treats at The Mind Museum’s special halloween schedule and line up of activities:

~ Spooky Science Demos (Oct 26-31)
~ Science Saturdays with Makerspace Pilipinas (Oct 28)
~ Cafe Scientifique: The Science of Fear (Oct 28)
~ MSP: Arduino Project Series: Keyless Door Lock (Oct 29)

Visit themindmuseum.org for more information.

Starbucks Philippines’ Coffee Appreciation Festival 2017

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Delve into the world of coffee at Starbucks PhilippinesCoffee Appreciation Festival 2017 this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, 2017 (from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm) at Glorietta 2 Activity Center.

Starbucks has lined up a series of activities such as seminars, interactive displays and exhibits for coffee enthusiasts and event guests. To gain access, simply present your Philippine-issued Starbucks Card (only the first 1,000 customers to present the Starbucks Card may be accommodated per day).

Visit Starbucks Philippines’ Facebook events page for more information.

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Coffee Appreciation Festival 2017 by Starbucks Philippines

June 10 and 11, 2017 | Saturday and Sunday | 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm

Present Starbucks Card issued in the Philippines to gain access to event

Glorietta 2 Activity Center
Palm Drive, Makati City,
Metro Manila, Philippines

Live: Body & Spirit Festival

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Jumpstart your journey to wellness by joining Live, a 2-day body and spirit festival, at Edsa Shangri-La on June 10 and 11, 2017 (Saturday and Sunday). In celebration of Global Wellness Day, Edsa Shangri-La has lined up a series of activities such as talks by wellness experts, culinary workshop for kids, a spinning party, and yoga sessions that will transform the hotel’s The Marquee and Tennis Court grounds into a total wellness urban sanctuary.

Rates start at Php1,000 nett per person for a 1-day pass. With a healthy lunch plate, the 1-day pass to the Live activities is at Php1,500 nett per person. For those who wish to indulge in an overnight accommodation, rates start at Php8,000 nett inclusive of two (2) tickets for a 1-day pass with a healthy lunch plate and breakfast for two (2) at Heat. Room offer is valid from June 9 to 12, 2017.

For more information, visit facebook.com/edsashangrila. For inquiries, call +63 2 633 8888 ext. 2895 or send e-mail to events.esl@shangri-la.com.

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Live: a Body & Spirit Festival

June 10 and 11, 2017

The Marquee and Tennis Court grounds, Edsa Shangri-la, Manila
1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
Manila, Philippines 1650

Rates: Php1,000 nett for a 1-day pass, Php1,500 for a 1-day pass with healthy lunch plate, overnight accommodation with Live tickets and breakfast for 2 start at Php8,000 nett

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.

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.

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

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.

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.