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Robinsons Galleria hosts artisans fair
ROBINSONS Malls will host the 5th Made in QC (MIQC) Local Artisans’ Fair to be held at Robinsons Galleria on June 18 to 19. The fair will showcase MIQC purveyors’ hand-crafted products ranging from soaps and candles, bags, to ice cream and jewelry. Over 15 businesses from Quezon City will join the fair. Visitors who buy a minimum P1,000 worth of items from the MIQC purveyors and who can show their completed COVID- 19 vaccination card will bring home freebies from the Quezon City local government. Freebies can be redeemed at the registration table at the event.
Oxfam holds webinar on gender norms
AS PART of Oxfam Philippines and Investing in Women’s Campaign Addressing Gender Norms in the Time of COVID-19, they will be hosting the webinar “Usapang Gawaing Bahay sa Panahonng Pandemya” on June 21, 10 a.m. to noon via Zoom, FBLive, and YouTube. The Opening Message: How unpaid care and domestic work exacerbates poverty and inequality will be given by Lot Felizco, Country Director of Oxfam Pilipina, at 10 a.m. This will be followed at 10:10 a.m. with the talk “Initiatives to address unpaid care and domestic work in the Philippines” with Kristine Chavez, Executive Director of the Philippine Commission on Women; 10:20 a.m., “Sharing care work in the time of COVID-19: Experiences from dads and couples” with Third Bagro (a.k.a. Mr. Domesticated) and his wife Tina Bagro; 10:50 a.m., “An inspirational message: Care work as a personal experience and a policy concern” by Sen. Sonny Angara; and, 11:05, Open Forum and Synthesis. The event’s host and moderator is Bam Alegre.
Shangri-La Plaza celebrates Father’s Day
JUNE is packed at Shangri-La Plaza as it marks Philippine Independence with a month-long celebration of everything Filipino — from food, fashion, to heritage and culture, while also marking Father’s Day. The Lasap Pinoy food festival is ongoing until June 30, while the Gawang Kamay Fair, a showcase of quality Filipino products by entrepreneurs and artisans will be held on June 17 to 20 at Level 2 Grand Atrium. The Istilong Pinoy Fair runs from June 24 to 27 at the Grand Atrium, with discounts of up to 50% off on clothes, shoes, accessories, and other fashion finds from local labels. From June 15 to 30, the mall will hold the Dad’s Day Giveaway raffle for a chance to win a La-Z Boy chair. The raffle is open to Shang’s Viber Community members who need to fill out the entry form in this link http://bit.ly/ShangDadGiveaway. Mall guests who have been vaccinated can submit their vaccination card to double entries. Shangri-La Plaza opens for longer hours on weekends starting June 18 (11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays through Sundays). Mall guests can emjoy free parking for every P2,000 purchase from any of the shops at Shang and other great surprises with the recently launched Shang on Weekends.
Robinsons Malls open al fresco hang out areas
ROBINSONS Magnolia, Robinsons Place Manila, and Robinsons Place Manila’s al fresco areas transform into hangout places called “Chill Nights at the Al Fresco,” where diners can enjoy free bottles of ice-cold beer with a minimum purchase from participating food outlets and restaurants. Robinsons Galleria visitors get to bring home a beer mug too, for minimum purchase of P3,000. Robinsons Galleria Al Fresco partners include Chili’s, PeriPeri, Kenny Rogers and Crisostomo. Robinsons Place Manila’s food partners include Gerry’s Grill, Yellow Cab, Bonchon, Wendy’s, and Goldilocks. Robinsons Magnolia partnered with Fiery Style, Arce Haus, Botejyu, Mesa, Ippudo and Ramen Nagi. Visit Robinsons Malls’ Chill Nights at the Al Fresco on the following dates: Robinsons Galleria and Robinsons Magnolia on June 18 and 19, and June 25 and 26; and Robinsons Place Manila on June 18 and 19, June 25 and 26, and July 2 and 3.
Father’s Day at Ayala Malls
CELEBRATE Father’s Day at Ayala Malls with activities that include shopping and exclusive deals. Find the best gift at Ayala Malls’ Off the Rack Fair — featuring dad-approved brands like A.Refinery, Birkenstock, Fila, Hush Puppies, Jockey, Pacsafe, ROX, The North Face, and True Value — ongoing until June 20 at Alabang Town Center, Trinoma, Ayala Malls Circuit, Ayala Malls Pavillion, Ayala Malls Fairview Terraces, MarQuee Mall, U.P. Town Center, Ayala Center Cebu, and Centrio. BPI is also giving patrons the chance to win a Jewelmer Advocacy Bracelet when they shop at the Jewelmer store. For every P1,000 single or accumulated receipt/s, customers receive one raffle entry. Double your chances of winning by using BPI Credit, Debit, or Prepaid Card or triple the chances by using a BPI Amore Card. Get a Php 100 The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf voucher with receipts of at least P3,000. The promo is running until June 30. Tune in to Dad Hacks on Ayala Malls’ Facebook page to catch Rampver Financial President and CEO, Rex Mendoza, who will teach skills about achieving financial freedom and setting family goals. For bookworms and those who love conversations over food, lounge by the Dining by Design al fresco areas at the various Ayala Malls. For more active activities, join Zumba With Dad on June 17, 8 p.m., at Ayala Malls Centrio’ Garden; HIT for Dads on June 19, 4 p.m., at Ayala Malls Central Bloc’s Garden Row; as well as Jump Rope Dads and Circuit Cycle at Ayala Malls Circuit. Show off your gaming skills with dad at Dad Duels for the chance to win P50,000 worth of prizes. Ayala Malls is streaming all-day open matches of Valorant on June 19. Participants may register through ayalamalls.com. Deathmatches will commence off air from 3 to 4:50 p.m. The live broadcast will air from 5-7 p.m. Also expect interactive gaming for all ages at GG Truck, a first-of-its-kind gaming truck wherein customers can play online games by scanning the QR code in the GG truck’s screen. The truck will be at Market! Market! on June 19, and at Ayala Malls Feliz on June 20, both from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BGC’s sustainability initiatives
AS PART of Bonifacio Global City’s (BGC) program to go eco-friendly, BGC has organized a weekly Clean and Dry Plastic Drop-off to encourage residents to segregate in their homes and drop-off plastics for recycling. BGC collects an average of 400 kg of plastic per month which is recycled into Eco Brics. In partnership with Green Antz, Bonifacio High Street, and Alagang Ayala Land, the clean and dry plastic drop-off is held every Saturday at Bonifacio High Street B7 Portal by Aldo. Discarded box or Tetra pack containers are now also accepted. Meanwhile, High Street Harvest is a bi-monthly activity that encourages residents to exchange their clean and dry plastics with herbs harvested from Bonifacio High Street and composts generated from BGC’s yard waste. To stay updated on BGC’s sustainability efforts and to know how you can help, visit Bonifacio Global City’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bonifacioglobalcityph/.