10 Things to Do This Weekend: May 30 to June 1

Discover a new and healthier way of living, embrace the last days of summer, go on a gastronomic adventure to Argentina, and more.


(SPOT.ph) What’s happening in Manila this weekend? SPOT.ph zeroes in on the events you shouldn’t miss.


Check out SPOT.ph’s gig guide: 10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: May 28 to June 3



What if people of different backgrounds could come together for a fun and laid-back day with a mindful exchange of goods and ideas?


That is MUNI's aim with MUNI Market Day, happening on June 1,  9 a.m., at The Grove by Rockwell at C5, Pasig.


MUNI Market Day aims to educate consumers on ways to shop, eat, and live more mindfully, and give them an opportunity to get to know the makers and the stories behind local and/or eco-friendlier products through a one-day fair integrating workshops and conversations on upcycled crafting, healthy eating and cause-driven business.


As a cause-oriented community of entrepreneurs, writers, designers, artists, educators, and advocates, whose thrust it is to share ideas on mindful living, the idea of MUNI is that one way by which we can live mindfully is by practicing conscious consumption-being more aware of the impact of our buying behavior. By choosing products that are locally made or eco-friendly, we choose to put our pesos on products/businesses that share our values of maximizing impact in our community while minimizing impact on the planet.



This will be a whole day of learning and networking with the MUNI community, and finding ways to give back in your own way.


Slots are limited. Pre-registration for specific activities is required. See more activity details and register here.


For more inquiries on MUNI or MUNI Market Day, e-mail Jen Horn at muni.com.ph@gmail.com or events.muni@gmail.com, or call (0917) 458-2330.



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Find out all the latest in the music scene at Tattoo Trend Talks, happening on May 30, 2 p.m., at Solaire Resorts and Casino.


Discover the new sound from the underground. This event is an underground music trend discussion, featuring the movers and shakers in the local and global scene: Mars Miranda, Stephen Ku, Kat Razon, special guest Armin van Buuren, and a whole lot more. Tickets are priced at P2,500.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.





Party this weekend with Armin van Buuren Live in Manila, happening on May 30, 9 p.m., at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.


Armin Only is an all-night dance event featuring solo performance by Armin van Buuren. The event consists of trance music, light, laser and firework shows, and supporting acts of vocalists or artists, such as Sharon den Adel, Nadia Ali, Racoon, Ilse de Lange, Audrey Gallagher, Eller van Buuren, and many more.


Tickets are priced at P6,500, P4,500 and P2,500.


For VIP tables and tickets, call 808-8080.



Catch the Last Days of Summer Concert on May 31, 6 p.m., a the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater.


Don’t miss performances from Up Dharma Down, Yolanda Moon, and Bamboo. Get two VIP seats when you exchange your P2,000 receipt from any Bonifacio High Street establishment at the C1 Concierge (Near Jamba Juice/ Fronting Superdry) from May 25 to 31. First 300 to register gets a free Jamba Juice smoothie on the day of the concert!



For more information, click here.



Enjoy the last days of summer at #TBMSummer: Rewind to Unwind on May 30, 7 p.m., at the SKYE Roofdeck.


Jam and dance to ’70s disco, ’80s new wave, and the vibe of the ’90s! This exciting event features DJs Bobby Nolasco, Boyet Sison, Jon Tupaz, Lopie Guzman, and Martin Porta. Tickets are priced at P2,605.


For ticket inquiries ore reservations, call 891-9999.



Sign up for Unilab Run United 2, happening on June 1 at the SM Mall of Asia.


Run United 2 features a 32-km distance in preparation for the Run United Philippine Marathon on October 2014! The theme for this year  is "Altivs," which means that it's time to go higher. Registration is priced at P350 (500 m), P800 (10K), P900(21K), and P1,000 (32K).


For instructions and other information, click here.




Start off your Sunday with your family at the Alaska Family Fun Run on June 1 at Bonifacio Global City. This event is in celebration of World Milk Day. Registration is priced at P550 (3K), P1,200 (3K Family), P650 (5K), and P750 (10K). You may register online or at 3/F Glorietta 2, North Drive.


For more information, click here.




Book your reservations for the Santa Ana Wine Dinner at Spiral Manila, happening on May 30, 6 p.m. The enviable selection of grape varieties of Sta. Ana accents a featured four-course menu of Argentinian inspiration, as La Veranda presents a selection of red and white wines.


From Opi Chardonnay, Opi Cabernet Sauvignon, Opi Malbec, Gran Mascota, and La Mascota Chardonnay, esteemed guests Mr. Lucas Mehdi, Area Manager to Bodegas Santa Ana, and Mr. Rodolfo "Opi" Sadler present the fine selection that has made Santa Ana among wine producers' finest. Rate is set at P2,210 net.


For reservations, click here.




The ultimate sci-fi and fantasy celebration will happen at NexCon Manila 2014, happening from May 31 to June 1, 11 a.m., at the Bayanihan Center in Pasig City.


A new exerience, a new way to explore the imagination, the next phase of Filipino fandom, NexCon Manila is the ultimate celebration of all things science fiction and fantasy, and a gathering of genre fans and creators from the Philippines and beyond. Boasting an impressive lineup of activities, including in-depth panel discussions with industry veterans, Geek Fight Battle Royale, cosplay contests, and a rocking closing concert, end your summer with a bang!



Tickets are priced at P150, P500, and P999.


For more information, click here.




The Ayala Museum DesignTalks is back for another year, kicking it off with Dan Matutina and company on May 31, 3 p.m., at G/F Ayala Museum.


Dive into the creative minds of Philippine design's most iconic illustrators. The highly talented Dan Matutina remains one of the most down-to-earth illustrators in the country, in spite of a client list that boasts big names such as the Wall Street Journal, Google, Heineken, Nike, and Coca-Cola. His distinct style of combining the old and modern, handmade and digital, the clean and dirty makes him one of the stand outs of the creative community both here and abroad.


Admission is priced at P300.


For inquiries and reservations, email education@ayalamuseum.org or call 759-8288 local 35.

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