A street meet, fit camp, big kids' night + more things to do this weekend

Plus a heart-to-heart talk, drawing workshop, and more.

(SPOT.ph) We know you’re already looking forward to the weekend. We zero in on the events you shouldn’t miss.


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Save the date for this street celebration! Happening on October 23, 4 p.m., is the Makati Street Meet at Paseo de Roxas (from Ayala Avenue to Makati Avenue, beside Ayala Triangle Gardens). Don't miss your favorite Salcedo Market finds and check out tons of fun activities for the whole family, including Trick or Treat, live performances, and other surprises. Come in your scariest costumes to make things even more exciting!


For more information, go to the Make It Makati Facebook page.




Filipino literature comes to life in Ballet Philippines' twin bill of Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. Catch Cristostomo Ibarra and Simoun from October 21 to 23 at the CCP Main Theater. Crisostomo Ibarra follows Jose Rizal's character as he is buffeted by the cruel winds of his fate and yet strives to remain standing tall in his ideals. His romance with Maria Clara is danced in a production that strips bare the epic story and enters his psychological world. Meanwhile, Simoun follows the transformation and succeeding actions of El Filibusterismo’s protagonist, the formerly optimistic Crisostomo Ibarra into Simoun, the cynical revolutionary out to spark a change in the society. Ticket prices start at P309.

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For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Kickstart to a fitter you! Join the SoulBGC Fit Camp on October 23, 7 a.m., at Track 30th in Bonifacio Global City. From yoga to tai chi to Zumba to high-intensity crossfit, there's something for all who are aspiring for good health and fitness! Fitness classes, healthy food, prizes, and exclusive membership offers await everyone! Don't miss it! Admission is free.



For more information, go to the SoulBGC Fit Camp Facebook event page.



Have a pleasant time to enjoy while nurturing your talent and feeding your soul at the second installment of Società Dante Alighieri Manila's Eat, Learn, & Draw on October 22, 2 p.m., at the Commune Cafe + Bar. Get an introduction to art, learn how to draw yourself, and dig into Italian delicacies. Workshop fee is P1,400.


For inquiries or reservations, e-mail sda.manila@dantemanila.com, or call 759-2016 or 0998-858-1695.




Ayala Museum presents its second activity for its fundraising initiative, Art Beat, happening on October 22, 10 a.m. Get up close and personal with the multi-awarded furniture designer and manufacturer Kenneth Cobonpue. Integrating locally-sourced materials with innovative handmade production processes, his brand is known around the world for its unique designs and roster of clientele that includes Hollywood celebrities like Brad Pitt and members of royalty. Admission is through a minimum donation of P800


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



For one special night, grown-ups can play at KidZania Manila for Big Kids' Night, happening on October 21, 6 p.m. Grown-ups, aged 18 years old and up, can come in costume and play at KidZania Manila. You can even come in costumes inspired by the '70s, '80s, or '90s just to make things even more fun! Tickets are priced at P1,100.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Pasta is a staple in Italian cuisine because it cooks quickly and fills up your appetite quite nicely. But, most pasta noodles are made with refined flour and their sauce can be quite rich and unhealthy. In Kitchen Revolution's Pasta Participle 3.0, discover how to make healthified versions of pasta favorites without sacrificing flavor, using vegetables, soy, nuts, and herbs. On the menu are eggplant and mushroom lasagna with marinara and béchamel sauce; lasagna alfredo with spinach and roasted squash; fusilli with tomato cream sauce and Italian tempeh sausage; and spaghetti and zucchini noodles with lemony basil pea pesto. The workshop fee of this class, which is happening on October 22, 9:30 a.m., at Rockwell, is P2,250.


To sign up, go to Kitchen Revolution's website.




LiFE Yoga's Intro to LiFE is a one-and-a-half-hour comprehensive yoga workshop where you'll use breath and meditation to center, get your energcy going with a feel good flow class, and leave with some take-home tips to get your new lifestyle on its way. Don't miss the workshop, happening on October 22, 10 a.m. Registration is priced at P1,000. 


For inquiries, go to the LiFE Yoga Facebook page.



Open up and celebrate a night of love and heartbreaks, and moving on and change with words and music by some of theater's finest talents at Cocoon: Musical Theater Meets Spoken Word, happening on October 23, 8 p.m., at Pineapple Lab. The event features Cara Barredo, Matthew Barbers, Daniel Delgado, Jay Pangilinan, and Sam Sewell. Tickets are priced at P400, inclusive of a complimentary drink (P300 if without a drink). 


For inquiries or reservations, call 0925-391-1010.




Catch the Mandala Park Holiday Market on October 22, 4 p.m., at Mandala Park in Shaw Boulevard. Get a headstart on your holiday shopping and be the first to view the Aster Workspaces, the new coworking space in town. Save the date and bond with your friends and family! 


For more information, go to the Mandala Park Facebook page.

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