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.

The Hands-on Working Mom Workshop

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Working moms juggle a multitude of things in their careers and homes. How does one integrate being a working mom and being a hands-on parent at the same time, especially when it comes to the kids’ education?

The Learning Basket hosts The Hands-on Working Mom, a little workshop to help make it work. The workshop is slated for Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Learning fee is Php600 per person.

For more details, visit thelearningbasket.com.

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The Parenting Emporium is located at 29 1st St., New Manila, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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.

Summer Art Buffet at Fully Booked

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It’s art-all-you-can at Fully Booked‘s Summer Art Buffet. The last two legs of the event are happening this Friday, May 19 (from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm), at Fully Booked Greenbelt 5 and on May 26, Friday (from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm), at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street.

Paint, sketch and draw with art materials from Faber-Castell and Sakura Jelly Roll. Special workshops will be conducted by your favorite artists. Walk-in registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is FREE.

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.

Up to 50% Off at Automatic Centre’s Great Summer Sale

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Use your BDO or American Express® Credit Card at Automatic Centre’s Great Summer Sale from May 12-21, 2017 and enjoy discounts of up to 50% off. Plus, get these exclusive offers:

• Buy Now Pay Later at Absolutely Zero Percent (0%) interest on installment for up to 24 months term
• FREE Bag or Umbrella for a minimum installment purchase of P12,000.

Qualified Cards:

• BDO Mastercard, Visa, JCB and UnionPay Credit Cards
• American Express® Cards issued by BDO

For more information and terms & conditions, click here.

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.

Hi-5 Some Kind of Wonderful Live Show at Robinsons Malls

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Don’t miss this chance to join the all-new Hi-5 cast and party all day this May at Robinsons Malls!

Get free admission to the Hi-5 Some Kind of Wonderful live show for a minimum Php500 single receipt transaction made at any retail outlets of participating Robinsons Malls (except for service outlets such as utilities, telecommunications, travel, courier, real estate, insurance, banks, schools, medical/dental clinics) from May 1 to May 21, 2017.

For promo mechanics, participating malls and schedule of live shows, click here.

Win Prizes Worth P10K Via Complex Summer Spree 2017

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Join Complex Summer Spree 2017, an online contest brought to you by Complex Lifestyle, and be one of three (3) lucky winners to bring home Php10,000 worth of goodies from Sperry, Keds, Don’t Blame the Kids Apparel Co., Skoop, Havaianas, Funk Trunk, i love koi, Rastaclat, and Reshoeven8r. Contest runs from April 12 to May 21, 2017.

To join, just follow these 2 simple steps:

1. Post a photo of your latest summer adventure on your Facebook or Instagram page using the hashtag #COMPLEXSUMMERSPREE2017;
2. Register for Complex Lifestyle’s newsletter here.

Winners will be announced on May 23, 2017 via Complex Lifestyle’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

For contest mechanics, visit complexlifestylestore.com or visit @complexlifestylestore on Facebook.

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Complex Lifestyle Store curates the best merchandise and ideas from a wide array of brands from footwear and apparel to accessories and integrates them into a single unique experience. It continues to redefine the boundaries of popular fashion and culture to deliver progressive solutions demanded by today’s lifestyle.

Visit Complex Lifestyle Store branches at Shangri-La Plaza, Uptown BGC, Glorietta 5, TriNoma, Eastwood Mall, Fairview Terraces, Alabang Town Center, Festival Supermall, Solenad-3 Nuvali, Marquee Mall, Robinsons Galleria Cebu, Limketkai CDO, and Arvo Legazpi.