that Will Make this Summer
Your Most Productive One Yet
By Abu Poblete
Summer’s finally upon us and let’s be honest, there’s nothing more seductive than the idea of lounging in our beds all day with nothing better to do than catch up on our favorite shows.
But if being a summer bum is something you don’t want to be, here are 8 workshops that might even make this your best, most productive summer ever!
8. Talino Talks 2016: New Awesome Social Media Platforms for Marketers to Learn
(A Hands-on Guide to Periscope, Blab, Snapchat,Facebook Live)
April 23, 2016 (1pm onwards)
30th floor of Ecotower Building, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig | Registration
The digital world is rapidly becoming the most effective, if not the most essential, platform for marketing. You wouldn’t want your business to fall behind, would you? This is why Freelance Blend founder Marv de Leon will be speaking at Talino Talks 2016: New & Awesome Social Media Platforms for Marketers to Learn (A Hands-on Guide to Periscope, Blab, Snapchat, & Facebook Live). Talino Talks will teach marketers how to get their brand’s messages across the vast world of social media platforms.
Registration fee is P500 inclusive of snacks.
7. Interior Styling 101
April 23, 2016 (9am to 4pm)
Venue TBA | Registration
If you’re looking to learn about the art and science behind interior design, Interior Styling 101 is the perfect workshop for you. Bam Basbas, an Interior Design graduate of UST and a professor at his alma mater as well as the College of Saint Benilde SDA, will be teaching the basics of styling, furniture arrangement, color schemes and everything else you need to achieve impeccable storytelling in your home.
Workshop is P3,500 per person, P6,000 if you bring a friend. Follow Manila Workshops’ Facebook for updates.
6. Intensive Polymer Clay Workshop
April 23, 2016 (1pm to 5pm)
Cath Kidston, Active Fun Bonifacio Global City | Registration
Banish summer boredom by learning to make cute trinkets at the Intensive Polymer Clay Workshop this April 23. Polymer clay is a type of modeling clay that hardens when heated, which makes it the perfect material to create art and jewelry of all shapes and sizes. But that’s not even the best part. Peachy of Peachy.ph will head the class, sharing tips on how to turn it into a successful business. Not only will you leave the workshop with adorable knickknacks, but you’ll be going home with knowledge of a viable business venture.
The workshop fee costs P2,000/person. Click the Going button on their Facebook event page for updates.
5. Ayala Museum Write Now!
April 20 and 22, 2016 (6pm to 9pm)
Ground, Ayala Museum, Makati Avenue Cor. Dela Rosa St., Greenbelt Park, Makati | 759-8288 local 25 | email@example.com or visit www.ayalamuseum.org
Turn your travels into a story worth telling with the help of the Ayala Museum Write Now! Program. It will be facilitated by April Yap, a published creative writer and professor at UP Diliman. Check this link for more details.
Fledgling storytellers will also have the opportunity to sharpen their writing skills with the Museum’s Basic Writing for Teens workshop on May 2, 4 and 6. The workshop will be facilitated by Mina V. Esquerra, an indie publisher and contemporary romance, YA and new adult novelist. Check this link for more details.
The Travel Writing workshop fee is P3,500, while the Basic Writing for Teens is P5,000. Both fees include materials, snacks, a one-day free admission to the Ayala Museum and a certificate of completion.