Stuff to do (06/17/22)

Bonifacio High Street celebrates with whiskey

FATHER’S DAY is fast approaching and it’s high time to shower your rock and ally from day one with all the love they can get. In partnership with Bosch and Chivas Regal Extra, awesome gift boxes await you and your dads at BHS as you avail of their Father’s Day promo. From June 6 to June 19, 2022, you can avail of these specially-curated Dad’s Day gift boxes which include a liquor flask, a 700mL bottle of Chivas Regal blended scotch whisky, and a set of power tools from Bosch by presenting a single or accumulated receipts worth P10,000 from Bonifacio High Street establishments! A treat for dad is a treat for you too as you enjoy your purchases at BHS. Click this link to see the full promo mechanics:

Father’s Day, National Dog Day at Century City Mall

CENTURY City Mall has events and activities lined up to celebrate Father’s Day and National Dog Day this month. In honor of Father’s Day, Anytime Fitness will be holding an obstacle course challenge at the Al Fresco area of Level 4, to test dad’s strength on June 17-19. Select Century City Mall merchants will also be selling some dapper dad essentials that weekend. With June 21 being National Dog Party Day, Century City Mall invites the public to bring their pooches to the Skyloft for a furry party. For more information and updates on Century City Mall activities, follow them on Facebook and Instagram. Century City Mall is located at Century City, Kalayaan Ave. corner Salamanca St., Makati City.

Father’s Day celebration at Alabang Town Center

THIS June, Alabang Town Center has a lineup of activities for fathers and father-figures. Biker’s Bite will be open at Town Plaza from June 13 to 23, where the biker dad can grab a cup of coffee and check out that bike brands that will be on display for purchase. Workshops on bike maintenance and troubleshooting will also take place. On June 24, join the South Biker’s Community as they celebrate their anniversary at Bike Night with live music and exhibitions at the Corte de las Palmas. From June 17 to 23, the RC Track Competition and FreePlay will be at the Activity Center. There will be indoor radio-controlled car racing for Drift, Rally, and Offroad rides. There will be multiple competitions available: June 18 for the Rally, June 19 for Drift, and June 17 and 20 to 23 for FreePlay. A single purchase receipt worth P500 entitles one to a slot in the race. From June 24 to 26, racing enthusiasts who want to take their skills to the next level can join the Tuason Racing e-Sports School to learn more about racing etiquette. If the kids take their dad to watch Lightyear on June 18 and 19, they will receive a free Snack Box, including rock chocolates, chocolate-covered pretzels, jelly sticks, jelly vitamins, doughnuts from Krispy Kreme, and a special mug for Dad. The Movie Bundle will be available for P500. This includes one movie ticket, a hotdog, a tub of popcorn, a bottle of water, a Bench Fix discount, and a free game of hoops at Timezone.

Alliance Française presents Fête de la Musique

THE ALLIANCE Française de Manille (AFM) presents Fête de la Musique, also known in English as World Music Day, an annual music celebration, starting on June 21. The Philippines celebration of Fête de la Musique is presented by AFM, in partnership with the Embassy of France, and B Side Productions, and co-organized by the Department of Tourism. For more information on the programs, performers, and stages, visit

Benilde celebrates Pride Month

DE La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) celebrates Pride Month with a number of activities. An upcoming online event  entitled “Gay Writes: A Pride Week Special” features different digital artworks, comics, queer media spotlights, and informational discussions all by young student artists. The event also serves as a campaign for LGBTQIA+ discussions and representation, highlighting diverse gender identities and expressions. The event is organized by Media Max, the professional student organization of the Multimedia Arts Program of the DLS-CSB. Some points of interest include a Pride History 101 crash course, a Pride Online Freedom Wall for self-expression, and the release of a Boys Love (BL) comic called Sing Your Heart Out!, launched by DrawInk, the official comic book illustration and enthusiast organization of Benilde. There is also a digital Pride Art Gallery, consisting of original artworks of, for, and by the school’s LGBTQIA+ community. The School of Design and Arts-School Student Government also published a preview of some of the most renowned queer media worldwide. The series opens with Heaven’s Official Blessing (2020), a BL donghua (Chinese animation) based on a novel of the same name by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu. Also included in the line-up are Billie & Emma (2018), a Filipino sapphic film by Samantha Lee, and Pose (2018 to 2021), a 1980s dance musical by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, among others. The crash course, artworks, comics, and freedom wall are all available on view on the official Facebook pages of the host organizations: Media Max Benilde, SDA-SSG, and DrawInk.

French films to be screened in June

LE CINÉ Club at The Alliance Française de Manille (AFM) will be screening films on-site every Wednesday this month. Catch Cléo de 5 a 7 on June 22, and Ghost Song on June 29.  Online, IFcinéma à la carte returns this month with a broad selection of films. On offer are seven fiction, two animation, and two documentary films, all available until June 30. Watch them for free at The French cultural center is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia St. (formerly Reposo), Bel-Air II, Makati.

Power Mac Center marks Father’s Day

THE POWER Mac Center’s “Don’t Skip Dad’s Day” campaign offers deals specially made for fathers. The special discounted offers are: up to P12,000 off on iPhone 13 and up to P8,490 off on iPad Pro M1, up to P3,000 off on AirPods Pro and up to P1,500 discount on select Apple Watch series; discounts of up to 95% on accessories like cases, charging cables, connectors, storage, audio, and car accessories. Customers get free shipping when they purchase a minimum of P2,500 worth of accessories on Power Mac Center online stores from June 15 to June 19. Anyone who purchases a minimum of P30,000 worth of items at Power Mac Center and The Loop stores has a chance to be one of five winners of a P10,000 gift certificate from Saddle Row, a boutique fitness concept creating tailor-fit indoor workouts for cycling and rowing. The discounts are now being offered until June 19 at all Power Mac Center and The Loop stores nationwide, web store, Viber store, and Power Mac Center official Lazada and Shopee stores.