Just For Kids: One Fun Day

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Kid’s First Discovery Space is celebrating its tenth year of providing early childhood intervention programs for children with special needs via “One Fun Day: A Family Day of Festivities for All Abilities” on October 21, Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Cuenca Covered Court in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The event will feature special lessons on hip hop dancing, taekwondo, futsal, yoga, and circuit training. There will be a designated area for fun activities such as sand play, giant board games, kite flying, and many more.

Kid’s First advocates for the inclusion of all children in our classrooms and in our community and hopes to raise awareness that ALL kids with various talents and capabilities can develop positively and interact harmoniously with one another.

Ticket price is at PhP500 for a single entry inclusive of entrance fee, snacks, and a loot bag. Avail of a discounted price of PhP1,000 for a family of three.

One Fun Day is organized to help raise awareness and advocate for inclusion of all children with different abilities in various communities. Proceeds of this event will go to the community-based rehabilitation program of the University of the Philippines-Manila College of Allied Medical Professions (UPM CAMP) and the Tulay ng Kabataan Foundation, Inc (ANAK-TnK).

Visit @kidsfirstdiscoveryspace or contact Ces of Kid’s First Discovery Space at +63 2 556-3887 / +63 917 833-8983 or email kidsfirsteci@gmail.com for more information.

PATAK: The Benefit Launch Concert

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Join the launching of the Patrick Donald Teng Foundation with PATAK: the Benefit Launch Concert featuring dance performances by Dance X, Company of Ateneo Dancers, Ateneo Medicine Dance Group, Upeepz, Miss Possibilities Foundation, and Heart at Play.

The event will be on October 21, 2017 (Saturday), from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Henry Lee Irwin Theater, Ateneo de Manila University. Tickets can be reserved here at P500 per person. All proceeds will go to the Patrick Donald Teng Foundation’s efforts for creating awareness for brain cancer.

For ticket information, send SMS to +63 917 8390200 or visit facebook.com/PDTFoundation for more information.

 

A Pop Punk Weekend

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Round up your friends for an awesome weekend of great pop punk music with Arizona-based The Maine and New York band State Champs at A Pop Punk Weekend on June 24 and 25, 2017 at Skydome, SM North EDSA. Joining them are support acts from Oz With Confidence and Cambridge to raise the pop punk energy during the 2-day show.

For Day 1, June 24, gates open at 6:00 pm and show starts at 8:00 pm. For Day 2, June 25, gates open at 4:30 pm and show starts at 6:30 pm. Tickets prices are as follows: Php3,800 for a one-day VIP Pass (inclusive of a free PULP Magazine and Meet & Greet with the band), Php2,800 for a regular one-day pass, and Php6,500 for a VIP two-day pass inclusive of a free PULP Magazine, a VIP laminate, and Meet & Greet with the bands.

Tickets are available at smtickets.com (ticketing charges may apply) or via direct purchase at the PULP HQ. For more information, visit pulpliveworld.com or call +63 2 727 4957.

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• A Pop Punk Weekend (presented by Bazooka Rocks and Pulp Live World)
• June 24 and 25, 2017
• Skydome, SM North EDSA (Epifanio de los Santos Ave, Bago Bantay, Quezon City, 1105 Metro Manila, Philippines)

A Live Jazz Performance by Claude Diallo

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Listen to a live jazz performance by the renowned Swiss pianist Claude Diallo on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Alliance française de Manille Multi-Purpose Hall. Admission is FREE but seats are limited. Walk-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis.

For seat reservation, send e-mail to nfuentes@alliance.ph with the subject title: Diallo concert at AFM. For inquiries, call +63 2 895 7585.

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

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.

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 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.

The Swaggers Present In The Middle (a Hip-hop Dance Performance From France)

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Get into the French groove! Watch French group The Swaggers in a hip-hop dance performance titled In The Middle at Samsung Hall of SM Aura Premier on Tuesday, June 06, 2017 at 8:00 pm.

Presented by Alliance Française de Manille, SM Supermalls, French Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Embassy of France to the Philippines, the show is a part of the 70th anniversary celebration this year of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and France. Proceeds of the show will go to the projects of France-Philippines United Action Foundation for the rebuilding houses of Typhoon Haiyan victims.

Tickets are priced at Php1,000 for orchestra seats and Php500 for balcony seats and may be purchased at the offices of Alliance Française de Manille. Tickets may also be purchased online here for orchestra tickets and here for balcony tickets.

For more information, visit alliance.ph or facebook.com/alliancefrancaisedemanille. For inquiries, send e-mail to nfuentes@alliance.ph.

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The Swaggers is a nine-member all-female French group known for their contemporary hip-hop dance styles. In the Middle is a show of expression of individuality, coherence and emotions.

SM Aura Premier is located at 8 McKinley Pkwy, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

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.

Areglo (A UP Silakbo Benefit Gig)

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UP Silakbo presents Areglo, a benefit concert featuring independent artists Ang Bandang Shirley, Jensen and the Flips, Reese Lansangan, Cheats, and Tom’s Story, plus some local acts such as Comic and Equals on May 4, 2017 (Thursday) at 5:30 pm at Baker Hall, UP Los Baños, Laguna.

The beneficiary of the proceeds from the event is Mang Alexander Ortega, a blind man who travels daily from Quezon City to play the harmonica at the Los Baños Junction.

Ticket price is Php250 per person if bought before May 4; Php300 for walk-ins. Tickets are available for pre-order here.

For inquiries, call Sarah at +63 935 515 9030 or visit @SilakboUP.

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UP Silakbo is a music organization at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) that promotes growth, openness, service, and responsibility.

University of the Philippines Los Baños is located at Pedro R. Sandoval Ave., Los Baños, Laguna 4030 Philippines.