9 events to go to this weekend of October 12 to October 14

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From Oct. 13 to Oct. 21, moviegovers can catch 10 years worth of Marvel films from “Iron Man” up to “Avengers Infinity War” for only ₱100 per film. Photo from MARVEL PHILIPPINES/FACEBOOK

Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — This weekend, enjoy a Marvel movie marathon at local theaters, celebrate a heritage building’s 90th birthday with music, workshops, exhibitions and drinks, discover the history of Manila through maps and century-old photos, join a feminist group as they mount their first clubhouse, hoard merch and komiks at the biggest lokal komiks art market, attend a fair for sustainable products and zero-waste living, catch an exhibit by women designers, commemorate National Indigenous Peoples Month by watching two films by an Abrenian director, and observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a benefit concert and mother-daughter retreat.

Marvel Studios 10th Anniversary Movie Marathon

In celebration of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 10th year, 16 Marvel films will be screened in theaters around the country. From Oct. 13 to Oct. 21, moviegovers can catch 10 years worth of Marvel films from “Iron Man” up to “Avengers Infinity War” for only ₱100 per film.

Special bundles are also being offered to fans, which allows them access to all films for only ₱1,200, with the inclusion of a special edition poster.

For information on participating cinemas and further details, visit Marvel Philippines’ Facebook page.   


Hang Out: First United Building's 90th Year Celebration

Ninety years ago, the First United Building was unveiled to the public, becoming a hub of commerce and business in the busy days of Escolta. As efforts are being made to revitalize the district in the last few years, the building has become the epicenter of this resurgence of creativity, culture, and community.

On Saturday, Oct. 13, everyone is invited to hang out at the First United Building to celebrate its 90th year, together with its declaration under the National Historical Commission as a heritage structure. Guests can expect live music, a maker’s market, exhibitions, workshops, screenings, performances, food, drinks, dancing, and more.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 12 m.n., giving guests plenty of time to attend the long list of activities on the lineup.

The First United Building is located at 413 Escolta St., Manila. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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Manila Unpacked: 300 Years of History through Maps

In another part of the metro, the exploration and celebration of Manila and its exciting past continues through Ayala Museum’s “Manila Unpacked,” a talk on the 300-year-old city and its history, which will be revealed through maps, engravings, and 150-year-old photos.

The talk will be given by art and culture luminaries Dr. Jaime Laya and Alfredo Roca. Tickets are priced at ₱450 for regular attendees, ₱321 for senior citizens, and ₱285 for students, teachers, and Manila residents and employees.

The talk will be on Oct. 13, Saturday, and starts at 10 a.m.

Ayala Museum is located at Makati Ave. cor. Dela Rosa St., Makati City. For registration details and further information, visit the Facebook event page.


GrrrlGang Community Clubhouse Move in Makeover Day!

Grrrl Gang Manila, a community gathering for women aimed at providing a safe space to discuss issues affecting them today, is having its first pop-up community clubhouse in Ortigas starting on Oct. 20. In preparation for this, the group is calling on volunteers to attend the clubhouse makeover session this Friday, Oct. 12, from 1 p.m. onwards.

The group is looking for volunteers who can help in setting up, painting and decorating the space, as well as people willing to make donations in the form of small furniture and appliances to make the space more homey and conducive to discussions and learning (think chairs, bean bags, banigs, water dispenser, small fridge, shelves, etc.).

Once the space is spruced up, it will be open for mentoring sessions, group discussions, community art projects, and the like. A feminist library is also in the works.

Willing volunteers can message the group on their Facebook page, or visit the event page for further details.


October Komiket

Local komikeros and komiks fans can celebrate the craft this weekend at the October Komiket, the biggest Filipino komiks and art market in the country. Over 500 creators will be present to sell their works, along with other merchandise such as stickers, mugs, games, puzzles, postcards, and more.

Komiket is happening from Oct. 13 to 14 at Elements at Centris. Gates open at 9 a.m.

Centris is located at EDSA cor. Quezon Ave., Quezon City. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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The Good Trade, A zero-waste + sustainable fair

Eco-friendly and sustainable fair The Good Trade returns at BGC this weekend with more sellers, along with free talks and demos, a photo booth, fundraisers, and an eco-brick drop off. There will also be a refillable station for zero-waste supplies.

The fair is a gathering of purpose-driven brands that offer tools for transitioning to a zero-waste lifestyle, environmentally friendly and sustainable products, and ethically sourced and produced items.

The Good Trade will be up at central Square from Oct. 13, 11 a.m to Oct. 14, 10 p.m.

Central Square is located at 5th Ave. cor. 30th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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Look Here: Featuring Works by Women Graphic Designers

Celebrate Design Week Philippines by also celebrating some of the country’s best women graphic designers. “Look Here” is an exhibition of the works of Carina Santos, Kay Aranzanso, Kookie Santos, Raxenne Maniquiz, Nowy Aratan, Soleil Ignacio, Pauline Vicencio-Despi, Joyce Tai, and many more.

The event will be held on Oct. 13, Saturday, at 6 p.m. at _Gallery, ASPACE Greenbelt.

ASPACE is located at 110 Legazpi St., Makati City. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Dexter Macaraeg at UPFI Cine Adarna

This Saturday, celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Month by catching a free screening of two independent films by Abrenian actor and filmmaker Dexter Macaraeg. “Balitok (Gold)” and “Am-Amma (Heirloom)” will be shown on Oct. 13, Saturday, at 1 p.m. at the UPFI Film Center Cine Adarna.

For tickets and further information, visit the Facebook event page.


Passionately Pink at Crimson Hotel

Crimson Hotel commemorates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with “Passionately Pink,” a series of events and activities aimed at promoting breast cancer awareness to Filipinos.

On Oct. 12, Friday, at 7 p.m. at the grand ballroom, the hotel will be putting together a concert for a cause featuring The Company and MYMP. Proceeds of the event will go to StageZero, an initiative by NGO Project Pink Support Group.

On Oct. 13, Saturday, guests can join “Health and Healing: A Mother-Daughter Retreat,” which will include Breast Cancer 101 discussion, meditation, as well as mindful eating and weight management tips.

For information on ticket prices and other details, visit their official website or email info.alabang@crimsonhotel.com or call (02) 863-2222.