Things to do this Weekend

Weekend means time for another adventure. So if you don’t have plans yet, here are some suggestions:

  1. Attend a quiz night

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GeekFight is holding its annual relationships game because it’s February and you know it’s the love month! Whether you’re bringing family, friends or your special someone, they’ve got you covered with their topics!
– Wooing Lines
– Bromances
– Dating Technology
– Love Triangles
– Love Teams
– Cliques
– HOHOL Locations
– Family Relations

So if you’re looking for a fun Friday night plan, check this out! Staple and Perk is located in Eco Plaza, Pasong Tamo Ext., Makati.

For more info, visit GeekFight! The Ties that Bind on Facebook.

2. Go on a tour of Escolta and Old Manila with the Love Parade

Carlos Celdran takes you through a performance art project/residency called “Making the Invisible City Visible” at the United Building on Escolta Street. It’s a project that hopes to visually articulate a sense of place for Escolta itself and other nearby locales such as Binondo and Quiapo and it also hopes to put the spotlight on specific heritage buildings like the First United Building, Calvo Building, and the stunning El Hogar by the Pasig River. Through a performative and collaborative collage, Carlos Celdran hopes to bring out into the open these commonly dismissed spots.

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This is a fundraising walk happening on Sunday at 2:3oPM. Walk with Carlos and check out spots, take photos, collect souvenirs, take political stands and do whatever you feel may contribute to this collaborative effort.

Meeting point: The El Hogar Building, Muella dela Industria, Binondo, Manila.

Location on google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/mToVeyNs1jo

Directions: Follow the google map provided above, bike there, walk there, or take a cab, Uber, or Grab. Parking is non existent so be creative.

Cost: PAY WHAT YOU CAN. Recommended Php 500.00 but he’ll take whatever you can give.

All proceeds go to funding the Manila Transitio Festival on Feb. 27. 2016, Saturday.

To reserve: Email: celdrantours@hotmail.com SUBJECT: Escolta or text 0920 9092021 Lesley

*photos and information taken from Carlos Celdran Facebook

3. Watch a theater play 

PETa’s 3 Stars and a Sun introduces a future Philippines in dystopian rap musical featuring Pinoy rap legend, Francis Magalona’s music. The play offers a look at what our future will be if the world’s present problems are not resolved. It’s a cautionary tale and a challenge to the youth of today to act together and act swiftly before it’s too late.

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4. Visit Art Fair Philippines

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If you are an art enthusiast, how about visiting Art Fair Philippines 2016? This event which has been happening annually since 2013 is an avenue for promoting modern and contemporary Philippine visual art. This fair aims to mirror the vibrant local art scene and continue to generate support for Filipino art practitioners.

5. Go to a weekend market

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Show your love for local this Saturday from 4 to 9 PM as the 5th Mandala Park Weekend Market teams up with the Philippine Culinary Heritage Movement to celebrate the month of love with hearty and tasty homegrown dishes. Spend a wonderful afternoon with the people you care about and delight over authentic Filipino dishes like Asiong’s Carinderia’s gratifying squid ink pancit, Homemade Treasure’s delectable ensaymadas, Sapin Sapin’s enticing rice desserts, and Jonas Manila’s heavenly beef pares, among other great treats. Flow Retreats will also be there to conduct a yoga barter class in the afternoon to kick off a truly satisfying day.

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