7 things to do this weekend: April 15-17


Posted at Apr 15 2016 10:34 PM

MANILA -- Want to try something new this weekend? Here are several events you can check out:

1. Cebu Zine Fest

When: April 16,
Where: 856 Gallery, Mandaue City

Aimed at decentralizing culture, the Cebu Zine fest champions other perspectives, stories, ideas, futures, and voices.

Over 50 zine makers from all over the world will be showcasing their work -- small handmade booklets.

Panel discussions, live music performances, and workshops, such as lino printmaking, zine making, and publishing will also be held. Designers, artists, musicians, and publishers are expected to attend, too.

2. AXN Ultimate Thrill 2016

When: April 16, 2016 (first Leg); April 23, 2016 (second Leg)
Where: Camp N Nuvali, Laguna; Summer Place, Station 2, Boracay

AXN brings back the “Ultimate Thrill” through the action-packed and adrenaline-pumping activities.

This event consists of two thrilling parts: the Ultimate Thrill and The Thrill Seeker. The course will cover rollercoaster zipline, free fall, and paddle boating, among others.

3. Easter Pilgrimage to Tarlac

When: April 16, 2016
Where: Tarlac

As Catholics observe the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Green Faith Travels brings pilgrims to four Jubilee churches, such as Chapel of the Risen Christ in Monasterio de Tarlac in San Jose, San Sebastian Cathedral (Tarlac Cathedral) in Tarlac City, Diocesan Shrine of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus in Ramos, and Diocesan Shrine of Saint Josemaria Escriva in Gerona.

Green Faith Travels is a non-commercial apostolate of Catholic servants organizes meaningful spiritual pilgrimages on spiritual healing and rejuvenation of faith.

4. Bailey May at Robinsons Place Las Piñas

When: April 16, 2016
Where: Robinson’s Place, Las Piñas

Young heartthrob Bailey May is set to capture more hearts as he performs songs from his self-titled album under Star Music. He will be performing songs, such as “Build Me Up, Buttercup”, “Gusto Kita” and “Can You be My Girl?”

Fans who purchase Bailey’s album will get to see him up close at a meet and greet after the show.

5. Street fair in Intramuros

When: April 16 – 17, 2016
Where: Gen. Luna Street, Intramuros Manila

The two-day street fair will let you enjoy street performances, delight your taste buds, and purchase homegrown goodies.

This free event aims to reinvigorate Old Manila through arts and culture.

6. Summer Komikon 2016

When: April 16, 2016
Where: Bayanihan Center, Pasig City

Calling all comics enthusiasts! Summer Komikon is back for another treat. The event will showcase Filipino komiks and their creators.

7. Lubao International Balloon Festival

When: April 14-17, 2016
Where: Pradera Verde, Lubao, Pampanga

The biggest annual hot air balloon festival in Southeast Asia is back. Witness 40 multi-colored hot air balloons from different countries as they populate the sky.

The festival offers fun on-ground entertainment, such as street activities, land exhibits, and exciting musical performances by top Filipino artists.

8. Milo Nutri Up Fitcon

When: April 16, 2016
Where: Globe Circuit Events Ground, Makati

Join the Milo Nutri Up Fitcon and experience Milo’s biggest gathering of top fitness organizations. There will be fitness activities, such as CrossFit, HIIT, Yoga and a lot more.

You may also win special discounts and freebies.