Pleasantly surprised,or more like relieved, by the announcement of the long weekend and haven’t planned your vacation? Well, there is always the mall to go to. Shop like crazy, learn beauty secrets, and even catch a world-class performance. We give you some of the happenings around the metro for the rest of August.
August 15 (Wednesday)
Alabang Town Center. Through August 21 (Tuesday). Get up to 70% discount from over 150 stores with the Paint the Town red sale.
Robinsons Magnolia. Movieworld is now open at Robinsons Magnolia. Get free 60-gram tumbler of popcorn for every purchase of two tickets until August 31.
SM MOA Arena. Through August 19 (Sunday) Cirque du Soleil performs their signature production Saltimbanco.
Eastwood City. Market Place food bazaar, Wednesdays-Fridays; 9PM at the Open Parking area.
August 18 (Saturday)
SM Megamall. Through August 19 (Sunday). Go on a food trip this weekend as Mega Food Sale offers over 100 restaurants with sizzling promos! Foodie Fest at the Event Center! Free trips to Asian dining destinations to be given away.
Eastwood City. Through August 19 (Sunday). Weekend Gourmet Market from 11 a.m. till closing hours on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the mall.
Greenbelt. Through December 16, 2012. Repertory Children’s Theater stages the musical version of the classic tale “The Wizard of Oz.” Directed by Joy Virata, the musical will introduce fresh, yet tasteful, new dance moves into the show. The idea was to keep the music straight, but make the choreography showier, flashier and bigger to the eye. For tickets and details, call (+632) 571-6926 or 5714941, or e-mail email@example.com. Tickets are also available through Ticketworld at 8919999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.
Trinoma. Chocolat-donna beauty workshop at the Shue Uemura Boutique, Trinoma, 4-5:30 p.m.
August 19 (Sunday)
Trinoma. Catch I Do Bidoo Bidoo cast Ogie Alcasid and Sam Concepcion at Trinoma Activity center, 5pm
August 22 (Wednesday)
Eastwood City. At the Market Place, enjoy its weekly food bazaar from Wednesdays to Fridays; 9pm at the Open Parking area.
August 23 (Thursday)
Eastwood City. Through August 26 (Sunday) Give in to your sweet cravings at the Chocolate Festival beginning 11 a.m. till mall closing time at Eastwood Mall Atrium
August 24 (Friday)
Eastwood City. Parokya ni Edgar Album Launch at 7pm at the Central Plaza.
Shangri-La Plaza Through August 27 (Monday) It’s the 6th International Silent Film Festival Manila. at the Shang Cineplex, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City. In this year’s edition of the festival, the Embassy of Italy, the Embassy of the United States of America, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), the Goethe-Institut, the Instituto Cervantes and the Japan Foundation Manila will present silent films from their respective countries which will be accompanied live by young Filipino bands such as Garlic (featuring Louie Talan, Francis Reyes and Zach Lucero), Radioactive Sago Project, Diwa de Leon, Rubber Inc., SinoSikat?, and Tropical Depression.
August 25 (Saturday)
Eastwood Mall. Weekend Gourmet Market till August 26 (Sunday) beginning 11 a.m. on the 2nd and 3rd floors of Eastwood Mall.
August 26 (Sunday)
Bonifacio High Street. Calling all pet owners, Hobbes & Landes’ Pet Club is organizing lectures on pet wellness. There will be a talk on “Understanding your Dog” by Joy Uy of Pawsitive Education and “Introduction to Sports and Competition Obedience Demo” by Jennie Panes and Urban Sports K9. Talks are from 3 to 5 p.m. Free admission.
Reorts World Manila. It’s Salubong Night as the one-stop Resorts World Manila celebrates its third year anniversary with entertainment by PYT and Draybers.
SM Megamall. Watch the next big teen model show off her stuff at Teen Supermodel Philippines 2012.
August 27 (Monday)
Grand Newport. The Majestic Market or the Grand Newport Sale, features neo classical performances from the Ballet Dance Academy, free makeup and styling workshops care of Makeup Designory, and entertainment by Judith banal, Edge of Glory, and Jerry and the Echoes.
August 29 (Wednesday)
Eastwood City. Market Place food bazaar through August 31 (Friday), beginning 9PM at the Open Parking area.