ON MOTHER’S DAY, OPM icon Celeste Legaspi takes to the stage together with the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, which will perform under the baton of Ryan Cayabyab. The show will be held on May 13, 7 p.m., at the mall’s East Atrium. Meanwhile, treat Mom to her favorite snacks and dishes during the Special Day for Moms Fair at the Food Forum until May 13. Find unique gifts for her at the Spectrum Fair happening at the Grand Atrium until May 13.
BUY MOM a unique gift from the Mother’s Day Fair which is ongoing until May 13. On May 13, Mother’s Day itself, there will be Mom Speaks, talks that will tackle hacks on work-life balance, and beauty, among other things. Topics include: Work from Home Option for the Hands-on-Mom by Kalai Medenilla, Essential Oils for a Stress-free and Healthy Family Life by Tina De Guzman, and Makeup Demo, Tips and Hacks by Charice Renee Jose. Mothers also get to have their photos taken at the Instac Dedication photo booth on that same day, and get a free souvenir photo from Fuji Film for every P500 single receipt purchase.
THERE are a number of fun-filled events ongoing until May 13 at the mall’s Atrium. There are items for babies on sale for up to 70% off from Ollie and Co. until May 11. VP TMA Group gets fashionable mothers and their kids on the runway during the Make Momma Proud Fashion Proud show on May 12. A Globe AR Experience photoshoot activity will also make moms and kids bonding more fun. On May 13, mothers get to have a Crafty Play Date experience with their kids through workshops conducted by Craft MNL Workshops. Moms also get exclusive surprise promos from selected stores on same day. As an added treat, moms get one free photo at Mirror Booth for every P1,000 purchase.
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THE MALL offers makeovers, DIY crafts, fitness activities, and sweet serenades for Mother’s Day. From May 11 to 13 at Ponte de Amore Lobby, mothers get to learn how to do calligraphy, art sushi maki, jewelry-, soap-, oil-, and fragrances-making, no bake ideas, decorating eco-bag and fans, and more from Gawang Kamay. Pretty Fit Momma fitness sessions will also be offered at Venice Piazza beginning 8 a.m. Cap of the day with sweet serenades courtesy of Neocolours. In addition, mothers get to unlock exclusive in-store promos by scanning the QR codes across the mall.
SCATTERED around the mall are garden-inspired setups: mothers can visit each station for treats and activities. There will be a spread of festive flavors and sparkling wine in the Graze-ful Mom area. Indulge in afternoon tea at Tea-rrific Mom by Twinings, and pampering at the Spa-cial Mom booth. Mothers can paint their nails with hues of summer at the Spruced-Up Mom area, and beat stress at the Mom-aste area. There will also be a strength-training workout and Polaroid booth. Bouquet are available at the flower area.
TREAT MOM to a fun and stress-free week filled with promos and activities for Mother’s Day. There is the DIY Momma Marketrom May 11 to 15. Moms also get to score exclusive deals from participating retail partners from May 11 to 13. On May 12, mothers and other mall guests get a chance to meet Andi Manzano and other hosts of The Mother Show Live, a radio program of Magic 89.9. On Mother’s Day at 4 p.m., the Atrium is going to be filled with activities such as arts and crafts, Bento Mama workshops, Mommy hacks, talks, and more surprises. The event will be capped off with a Momderful Serenade. Present a single purchase receipt worth P1,000 from any Uptown Bonifacio establishments to join the activities.
CREATE SPECIAL moments with mother with a relaxing view of Taal Lake. From May 11 to 13, select and buy unique gifts at the Mother’s Day Fair and enjoy browsing through exclusive dining offers. Mothers who will be at Twin Lakes on Mother’s Day will be serenaded starting 4 p.m. They also get to have their photo taken at the swing photo booth installation.
MAKE mom feel good, attractive, and stylish this Mother’s Day through Araneta Center’s “Moms on Fleek.” Every P600 single purchase receipt from any Araneta Center establishment on May 13 entitles mothers to avail the following services for free: skin analysis by Diana Stalder, eyebrow shaping and grooming by J.Cat Beauty, eyebrow threading by Nails Glow, and make-up tutorial by Natural Looks at the Gateway Mall; express diamond peel by Vanity First, eyebrow shaping and grooming by Detail Makeover, and make-up tutorial by blogger Mhaan Arambulo-Delos Santos at Farmers Plaza; and free express diamond peel by Nisce, skin and make-up tutorial also by Arambulo-Delos Santos at Ali Mall. Participating mothers will also receive gift packs containing beauty and skin care products from Natural Looks, Detail Makeover, Diana Stalder, and Dove. Meanwhile, the J. Amado Araneta Foundation (the CSR arm of the Araneta Group) is giving five lucky moms from Gawad Kalinga Tanay a makeover with free hair styling by Tony & Jackey and facial service by Vanity First. Each one will also be treated to a dinner with one child at the Four Seasons Buffet and Hotpot in Manhattan Parkview. For more information on the Mother’s Day treats, visit www.aranetacenter.net.
IN HONOR of all mommies, Robinsons Malls will be offering a wide array of activities to celebrate their special day. Instead of a bouquet of flowers, moms can have photographs as gifts that will last a lifetime when you take a photo at Robinsons Malls’ special photo wall display. Just head over to Forum Robinsons, Robinsons Starmills, Robinsons Place Dasmariñas, Robinsons Sta. Rosa Market, Robinsons Tagaytay and Robinsons Place General Trias. At Robinsons Galleria, get a chance to take home a photo souvenir and soap/travel kit by presenting a receipt worth P1,000. Finally, at Robinsons Place Manila, Robinsons Otis, and Robinsons Place Naga, not only can you create memories at their photo corners but can also win prizes by liking their page, uploading your photos and tagging Robinsons Malls on your Facebook account. Robinsons Malls has also prepared a set of cooking shows and contests for Mother’s Day. At Robinsons Place Santiago, instructors from TESDA-SICAT will discuss food processing, while at Robinsons Place Palawan, chef Boy Logro gives a cooking demonstration. He will conduct another cooking demo at Robinsons Place Imus. At Robinsons Novaliches, 40 mothers will have a chance to show off their cooking skills when they join the “Ready, Set. Cook” cooking challenge. Likewise, a Livelihood Cooking Program await all mothers at Robinsons Place Santiago. Robinsons Malls will be holding a series of workshops, from succulent plants and nail art workshops to cupcake and coffee decorating workshops at Robinsons Town Mall Malabon, Robinsons Place Malolos, and Robinsons Place Lipa. At Robinsons Place Antipolo, aside from different there will be Live Acoustic Performances and more from May 11-13. A Mother & Child Singing Duo contests will be held at Robinsons Angeles (children should be aged five to 13 years old). At Robinsons Place Las Piñas, there will be a Women’s Health and Wellness Caravan on May 12 then on May 13, music and entertainment awaits them. On May 13, Robinsons Metro East will have a performance by singer-actor Gino Padilla, while Hajji Alejandro will sing at Robinsons Magnolia.