What’s happening in BGC this August 2017

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Rain or shine, there’s no shortage of exciting events at the home of passionate minds. Here are the happenings you shouldn’t miss this month!

            Bite Me Manila

August 12-13, 2017

Bonifacio High Street Activity Center and 9th Avenue

A highly curated food fair featuring local and homegrown goodies mixed with the best in art and music found in the Philippines rises in the middle of the city.

More details available at www.facebook.com/BMinManila/.

            Dinosaurs Around The World Pre-Opening Sale

August 1-31, 2017

The Mind Museum

The Mind Museum is opening a new international exhibition called Dinosaurs Around The World! It will feature life-sized dinosaurs with advanced animatronics, a multi-layered narrative, complementary educational activities, cutting-edge research, immersive elements, and authentic casts and fossils.

Get up to 20 percent off on tickets when you book at tickets.themindmuseum.org from August 1 – 31, 2017. Exhibition opens on September 1, 2017. More details available at www.facebook.com/themindmuseum/.

            The BGC Market

August 13 to December 3 (every other Sunday) | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

De Jesus Oval

The BGC Market is a quintessential locavore food and artisanal shopping experience where market-goers can find beautiful produce, a wide variety of food along with other locally-made products and well-crafted wares. This Sunday market is one of the programs under BGC’s My Street campaign.

More details available at https://www.facebook.com/The-BGC-Market-341056542975569/

            Book Stop events

Bonifacio High Street

  • Blind Date with a Book

August 13, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Looking for your next great read? Surprise yourself by going on a blind date with a book! To participate, simply bring the book (or books) you want to share and wrap it in any wrapping paper. Write down keywords about it and leave it on the designated Blind Date shelf. Then, grab a blind book of your liking. Choose carefully ‘cause you can’t put it back once opened!

  • Kwentuhan ng mga Bayani

August 26, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Book Stop Project and WTA Architecture and Design Studio will be hosting a talk that will feature the written works of great Filipino heroes and their relevance even today.

  • Social Architecture: The Book Stop Design Workshop

September 3, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Book Stop Project and WTA Architecture and Design Studio will host a talk on Social Architecture which will be followed by a workshop on the design concept of The Book Stop. The event will be led by Ar. William Ti Jr., the principal architect of WTA and Architecture and Design Studio, which conceptualized The Book Stop Project.

  • Open Mic Poetry Night: Words of Hope 2

September 9, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

observance of the World Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, The Book Stop Project and WTA Architecture and Design Studio will once again host Open Mic Poetry Night: Words of Hope. Poets and musicians from different groups will perform their heartfelt pieces about hope and self-love.

More details available at www.facebook.com/TheBookStopPH/

For more information, head on over to the BGC website at www.bgc.com.ph or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bonifacioglobalcityph and www.facebook.com/BoniHighStreet/.


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