Here’s What You Shouldn’t Miss in Manila This Week

Here at Ellry, we’re all about making everyday feel like an adventure. We’ve got ideas on how to make the most of your time, even when you’re not leaving town! Find things to do in Manila with Ellry’s weekly guide:

Eyes-Wide-Shut-BurlesqueEyes Wide Shut Burlesque

DopeLoco is bringing clean, fun, classy and artistic entertainment for the open-minded mature audience. Organized by Manila Burlesque, Eyes Wide Shut Burlesque is inspired by the Stanley Kubrick Film and aims to bring true burlesque to the Manila events scene. Former Playboy Philippines Playmate of the Month, Joyen Santos will be starring this interactive masquerade themed affair. Everyone is required to wear Masquerade style masks.

March 5, 2016 | 7:30PM to 10:00PM
A Space Manila, 110 Legazpi Street, Makati City
P820 – 1,332.50 per person
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Women's-Health-WeekendWomen’s Health Weekend with Dona Tumacder-Esteban

Women of all stages and ages, get up and spend your weekend with Dona Tumacder-Esteban! She is a women’s health advocate, Yin Yoga Therapist, and Energy Management Coach. Together, we will explore and embody different aspects of being a woman as we go through yoga movements and poses. The workshops included are Embracing our Moon with Ease and Grace, Managing Emotional Energy, Women’s Basics:  Recovering Space in the Hips and Pelvic Region, and The Tao of Woman.

March 5 to 6, 2016 | 8:30AM to 4:30PM
yoga+ Makati and yoga+ BGC
1 Workshop: P1,500.00
4 Workshops: P5,500.00

Hand-Stamped-Brass-WorkshopHand Stamped Brass Workshop with Pulseras by Kim

Learn the classic way of personalizing brass jewelry — hand stamping. Kimberly of Pulseras by Kim will teach you the basics of jewelry making and tips on where to get the tools and materials to get started. The registration fee includes a basic craft kit such as pliers, cutters, brass bars and discs, rings, leather cuffs, and more.

March 5, 2016 | 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Studio 925, Unit 2h, No. 22 Malingap Street, Teacher’s Village, Diliman, Quezon City
P2,000 per person

Macramé-Wall-Art-WorkshopMacramé Wall Art Workshop

Macramé art make great wall decors! Create your own pattern by knotting cotton ropes. The workshop fee includes cotton rope, wooden rod/frame, and workshop zine. Crafter Alessa Lanot will be teaching the session, who has been continuously generous enough to share her skills in several types of arts and crafts through her workshops.

March 5, 2016 | 3:00PM to 6:00PM
West Elm Estancia Mall, Pasig City
P1850 per person

Bouquet-Corsage-and-Boutonnière-MakingBouquet, Corsage and Boutonnière Making Workshop

It’s the time of the year for prom and graduation, when bouquets, corsages, and boutonnières are selling like hotcakes. If you are looking for something to do and earn at the same time, come and try this workshop! All materials will be provided and snacks will be served. You will also get a free School of Styling tote bag and a Certificate of Attendance.

March 5, 2016 | 10:30AM, 2:30PM, 4:30PM
Glorietta 5 Atrium, Ayala Avenue, Makati City
P3,500 per person

Wanderland-Music-and-Arts-FestivalWanderland Music and Arts Festival 2016

Bringing in anticipated international indie bands with homegrown indie acts on the same stage, Wanderland established itself as the go-to music festival of the summer. On its 4th year, get ready for an out-of-this-world adventure as they take you to outer space. This year’s line-up includes Death Cab for Cutie, Bon Iver, The Naked and Famous, San Cisco, Panama, Blackbird Blackbird, CRWN, Jess Connelly, Cheats,Chad Valley, Commandeur, Jensen and the Flips, Curtismith, and Oh, Flamingo!

March 5, 2016 | 1:00PM to 12:00AM
Globe Circuit Event Grounds, Hippodromo Street and A.P. Reyes Avenue, Makati City
P4,800 per person

GO-Volunteer-ExpoGO Volunteer Expo with iVolunteer Philippines

If you think volunteering is both noble and boring, it’s time to see it in a whole new light. Adventure awaits volunteers! Join the GO Volunteer Expo and choose from a wide range of volunteering opportunities. You will get a chance to meet various good cause organizations.

March 5 to 6, 2016 | 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Glorietta Activity Center, Makati City
Admission is free


Mommy Milkshake Family Run

Mommy Mundo has prepared a great day to be physically active outdoors while celebrating the family’s camaraderie and togetherness. Bring the entire family to the 6th Mommy Milkshake Run. This event was originally developed to promote World Breastfeeding Month. These fun runs have since been organized to promote active parenting through play and bonding. It has no time limit and is open to all expectant moms, moms and dads, toddlers and kids.

March 6, 2016 | 6:00AM
9th Avenue and 34th St., Bonifacio Global City
Registration fee:
Children ages 2-12 years old – P300
Adults 3k – P500; 5k – P650

3rd-Philippines-Aeropress-Championship3rd Philippine AeroPress Championship

Put your coffee making skills to the test. Join the 3rd Philippine AeroPress Championship and compete with a fine group of coffee professionals at Yardstick Coffee. Coffee enthusiasts who are not as confident to go against the best, can watch for free and enjoy food and drinks that will be available during the event. The winner from the competition will represent the country in the World AeroPress Championships this summer which will be held in Dublin, Ireland.

March 9, 2016 | 6:00PM
Yardstick Coffee, 106 Esteban St., Legazpi Village, Makati City
P2,800 per participant
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12677727_1538575203139043_946705341_nThe Gourmand Market

Get your appetites ready for yet another gastronomic adventure at the Gourmand Market hosted by nawwTy’s Kitchen! Enjoy a line-up of curated specialty food items and beverages. Catch the likes of Wagger burgers who are known for their kani salad topped wagyu burgers or Streetside Bakers who can serve up some serious baked goods such as Cheesy Chicharon Pretzels and Japanese Cotton Cheesecakes in interesting flavors like Oreo and red velvet.

March 4-6, 2016 | 11:00AM-11:00PM
C1 Park, Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City
Admission is free
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Main Photo by Wanderland 

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