Peek at the Week | Sep 28 – Oct 5
by: Manila For Kids

It's all about Batman this weekend as the superhero celebrates his 77th anniversary! Take your little and big Batman lovers to Batman Day, while the Barbie admirers will have a ball at the Dreamtopia Festival. We will also be teaching the kids the songs from Annie, as she will be on stage starting this week, and we need to sing along! Or would you rather go on another trip to memory lane and listen to the stories of Lola Basing? Or how about attending a family first aid workshop, or let's go cupcake decorating and take dance lessons from celebrity choreographers? Art lovers will be happy at Inkfest, and if your kids have plans to study abroad, you should take them to the International Study Festival. Ever wanted to see a Danish movie? Grab your chance at the Danish Film Festival after you've shopped at Lego's huge outlet sale. And there's more to do and discover! Have a great weekend everyone!

EVENT | Batman Day

Manila For Kids Celebrate Batman's 77th anniversary with Comic Odessy Fully Booked at their Fort, Alabang, & Galleria branches. Everyone in attendance will receive a copy of BATMAN #1 Batman Day Special Edition, absolutely FREE! First come, first served, limit 1 copy per customer while supplies last. At the Fort branch, in cooperation with The Dark Knight PH, they'll be hosting the following activities throughout the day: Artist sketching sessions; Batman Lego display; Batman Trivia contest (prizes galore); personal appearance by BATMAN himself. There are also huge discounts on anything Batman, from books to t-shirts. October 1 | 10 AM-10 PM Free entrance Fully Booked at the Fort, Alabang & Galleria More info  

EVENT | Barbie Dreamtopia

dreamtopia-festival Explore the 4 magical kingdoms and enjoy pinktastic activities from making magic wands and glitter jars to playing fun and exciting games at the Barbie Dreamtopia Festival! Secure your event pass by presenting a receipt from any of the Dreamtopia merchandise. With the pass you can enjoy all activities of the 4 kingdom: Create your own magical wands and colorful accessories at the Rainbow Cove; Get your nails done or your face painted with fabulous glittery creations at the Sparkle Mountain; Try your luck and roll the giant candy dice for a chance to take home lots of sweet treats at the Sweetville; Design your own floral headpieces or get your hair styled like a princess at the Endless Hair Kingdom; Come in your best Barbie Dreamtopia costume for a chance to walk the runway. October 1 & 2 | 10 Am- 10 PM Robinsons Place Manila Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico Streets, Ermita More info


annie Who doesn’t know the story of Annie! The little orphaned girl, the mean Miss Hannigen, the rich man helping Annie to  search for her biological parents, and all the famous songs we all know by heart. Take the whole family to see Annie live on stage in Manila! September 30 - Dec 4 | 3 & 8 PM PHP 860-3442 Resorts World Manila, Pasay Tickets 

PLAY | DinoPlay

DinoPlay DinoPlay closes on October 6 so go while you still can! Take the whole family to explore the awesome world of dinosaurs in this exhibition filled with hands-on activities for young kids and kids-at-heart. Dig for dinosaur bones, examine real fossil remains, make your own dino fossils, and so much more! Tuesdays- Sundays until October 6 PHP 100 adults PHP 200 children The Mind Museum, JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City More info The Mind Museum

EVENT | Cupcake Decorating Workshop

cupcake-molito A Cupcake decorating party will be open for kids and parents to start Molito's month long Halloween celebration. Registration is on the day itself. October 2 | 4 PM Free Molito 3 Activity Area, 2nd Floor Molito Alabang,  Muntinlupa Facebook

THEATRE | Hansel and Gretel

hanselundgretel Repertory Philippines presents Hansel and Gretel, a musical based on the classic fairy tail of the Brothers Grimm about two hungry children, a witch and a gingerbread house. Read your children the story and come to the theatre after to watch the musical!
August 13 to October 30 10.30 AM | 1.30 PM | 3.30 PM
PHP 420 - 630
Onstage Theatre, 2nd Floor, Greenbelt 1, Makati Tickets Hansel and Gretel musical

MOVIE | Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children

miss-peregrines When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers - and their terrifying enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special peculiarity can save his new friends. Based on the novel "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children," written by Ransom Riggs. In cinemas September 28 Rated PG-13 Cinemas nationwide

MOVIE | Storks

stork Last week to watch Storks! Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Showing until October 4 Cinemas nationwide

DANCE | G-Forceg-force

G-Force claims to be the the home of the celebrity choreographers! Their group regularly performs on ABS-CBN shows and now your kids can learn to dance from the best! Students have a variety of classes to choose from that cater to different ages namely Hip-Hop, Lyrical Hip-Hop, DanceHall, Quickstep, AT’s Quirk, Zumba, and Kids Class. Batch 2 starts October 08 | 1:30 - 3 PM PHP 6500 for 6 sessions Kids class for 5-11 years old Facebook

THEATRE | Pinocchio

pinnochio2 The Famous Marionette of the Fairyland "Pinocchio" will come to life on stage! Kids Acts Philippines is featuring professional kid actors in the country who'll portray all the roles with a new form of fun. This is the only musical play for kids and by the kids that will bring an exciting taste of entertainment for the entire family. September 23-October 2 | 10 AM, 2 & 6 PM PHP 522, discounts for students St. Cecilia's Hall, St. Scholastica's College, Manila Tickets

EVENT | InkFest

ayala-inkfest This event will feature live art, merchandise tables, art activity booths and more! October 1 l 10 AM - 6 PM Free admission with museum entrance Ayala Museum, Greenbelt, Makati Facebook Ayala Museum

BOOKS | Bookstop Project bookstopproject

The Bookshop Project is now in Molito Alabang! Let your kids select books to donate to the library and get a book in return. The Bookshop Project is intended as a network of libraries that would be where the people are, instead of being a library building. You walk in and you walk out. You give a book and get a book. It is a place and an idea. It is a mobile library for the mobile generation. Some of the activities that can be expected as the Book Stop continues in its little garden include storytelling, pop-up movies, and spoken word poetry readings. Ongoing Free Molito Alabang Facebook

MOVIE | Puss in Boots

Dreamplay Last weekend to watch "The adventures of Puss In Boots" at the DreamTheatre. Get this exclusive movie package for only P1,000 per person: the adventure of Puss In Boots movie in 2D, DreamPlay ALL-DAY pass, Popcorn and bottomless drinks , Puss In Boots Meet & Greet and photo souvenir with online copy Saturdays and Sundays of September | 11AM, 3PM and 6PM PHP 1000 DreamTheatre, City of Dreams Call DreamPlay at (02)808 0909 Facebook Dreamplay

EVENT | Study World

study-world If your children are planning to study abroad, take them to UKEAS Philippines international education fair.  With over 20 institutions representing campuses in over 25 different countries from the UK to Australia, and the USA to France and Italy, there's something for everyone at the Study World Education Fair. Register for free. October 1 | 12 NN - 6 PM Free Shangri-La Makati, Ayala Avenue, Makati Facebook Register

MOVIE | Danish Film Festival

danish-film-festival Now on its second year, the Danish Film Festival is in celebration of 70 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Denmark and the Philippines. Free admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before every screening. Kids will enjoy the movie Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury, where superhero Antboy finds his world thrown back into danger as a mysterious invisible enemy makes herself known as the Red Fury along with a band of new super villains. October 1 | 1:30 PM Free Shang Cineplex of Shangri-La Plaza Mall More info

ANIMALS | Manila Ocean Park

manila-ocean-park Manila Ocean Park is back with their great promos! Be a mermaid, swing with the fishes as an aquanaut, have a sharks & rays encounter or learn how to be a sea lion trainer with great discounts. September 1- December 1 Manila Ocean Park Tickets

THEATRE | Lola Basyang

lola-basyang PETA's longest-running children's musical returns this coming September 2016! Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang includes thee stories that are rich in morals, namely Ang Prinsipeng Mahaba ang Ilong, Ang Binibining Tumalo sa Mahal na Datu, plus a new story, Ang Mahiwagang Kuba. The play has been performed over 350 times at the PETA Theater Center and outside Metro Manila. September 27-29 | 10 AM & 3 PM PHP 627-836 20% off students, 50% off seniors Star Theater , Star City Compound, CCP Complex, Pasay Tickets

PLAY | Lego Mini Build


Join the Lego Mini Build in Alabang Town Centre this Sunday. No purchase requirement, just play! October  2 | 11 AM - 2 PM For kids 6-14 years old Younger kids need a guardian Alabang Town Center Facebook

ENTERTAINMENT | Titans Age of Ice

titans Thank goodness for Freezing Fridays! Ayala Trinoma will shower icy cool magic to everyone with the first ever Titans from the Age of Ice Live Musical Stage Show and Exhibit! Have fun with the Tour Guides as they introduce you to 25 colossal Prehistoric Animatronics that are bigger than life and move like the actual creatures from that cold era! Watch and relax as they perform a chilly interactive show just for you! Enjoy limitless activities that are fun for the whole family! This is the last mall tour of the year so buy your tickets today! September 30 - October 9 | mall hours PHP 650 Ayala Trinoma Tickets at the booth near the concierge area of the malls More info call 4396469 or 9257421 Facebook Titans Age of Ice

WORKSHOP | Clay Sculpting makerspace-manila

Learn to manipulate clay and unleash your inner Michelangelo with Kat Gosiengfiao! Toy figures, monsters, pottery… your only limitation is your imagination. The clay sculpting workshop will give you the basic tools and skills you need to shape your very own sculpture. Perfect for both kids and adults. Sign up now and avail of our early bird promo! October 9 | 1 - 4 PM 8 years old and above Early bird promo when you register now Ayala Malls Solenad 3, Santa Rosa, Laguna Facebook Makerspace Manila

WORKSHOP | Family First Aid

spark Learn vital first aid skills with family first aid! Great for parents, grandparents, caretakers, as well as kids 12 up. Topics: Cuts & Bruises, Broken Bones, Head Injury, Burns, Animal Bites & Stings, Choking and many more! October 1 | 8:30 AM - 3 PM For 12 years and up Bolivar Building, 34 Jupiter St. Makati +632 815 7715 or +63 977 823 1515 Facebook

SHOP | Lego Outlet Sale

We love Lego so much but it can be pricey! Do your Christmas shopping early and head out to Quezon City this weekend for the Lego Outlet Sale!
September 29 - October 2 | 9 AM - 7 PM Multi Purpose Hall, Circulo Verde, Quezon City Facebook