Saturday, January 18, 2014

Weekend Activities for January 18 and 19, 2014

It's going to be a busy weekend. I am almost half-way through my knitted jester hat. I have started to reread Dawkin's The God Delusion as preparation for the Atheist Aware program next week. Damn I am seeing things I have neglected last time I read the book or I just forget them. Hehehe...

So here are some things you might check out over the weekends.

National Bookstore Warehouse Sale 

January 15 -19, 2014
4th Floor of National Book Store Quezon Avenue cor. Sct. Borromeo and Panay Avenue.

I have been there last Thursday and this morning to buy postcards. Their prices started at Php5.00 pesos per pack (one pack has 25) of postcards). This Saturday morning I bought a pack for Php 1.75. Wow!

And people are just ignoring the postcards. I am going to go back tomorrow and buy some more. 

 FREE Royal Postal Heritage Tour

Filipinas Stamp Collectors’ Club in cooperation with Philpost, Museo ng Maynila , Intramuros Administration, National Press Club , Winners Foundation , Department of Education , GSIS cordially invites everyone to an afternoon of fun ,travel , unravel stories ,nature tripping, mysteries and ghost sightings behind some of the city’s most historical buildings, wilderness areas and sites! Photography is is allowed with permit !

The FREE tour is scheduled on January 19 , 2014 third Sunday of the month. This will also coincide the club’s monthly meeting . To those who are interested in coming to the tour, maximum number of participants ( 30 ) even before the schedule deadline- January 17, 2014 .Registration is a must for these FREE Guided tour.

Guidelines on How to Register for the Tour :

Facebook and Yahoo group event page registrants must try to type confirmed in their status otherwise they are not considered registered.

Next tour schedule will be held on February 16, 2014 ( tentative but the public can book for a slot )

Mrs.Josie Tiongson – Cura – ( 0917-9800708 / GLOBE )
Everyday -preferably office hours. Monday to Saturday
Mr.Lawrence Chan – ( 0919-3901671) anytime preferably 7:00am to past 10PM
Mr. Rey Ong De Jesus- Education and Exhibition
(577-1297) Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm only

Meeting Place: Liwasang Bonifacio fountain area in front of Manila Central Post Office aka Plaza Lawton
Assembly Time : 12:30PM to 1:00PM
Tour starts at 1:00PM
Date: January 19, 2014– Sunday
Itinerary : Arroceros Forest Park, Aduana, Puerta Isabel 2 Gate and Monument, Plaza Mexico, Plaza Roma, Manila Cathedral, Postal Museum and Library, Liwasang Bonifacio, Metropolitan theater, National Press Club grounds . Bahay Tsinoy ( optional) with pay Php 100.00 per head. Calvo Building Photography museum ( optional) Php 50 per head student rate and Php 100 general public.

Note: It depend on the participants on how fast or slow the tour will last, some itinerary may not be covered .
This is a 5 -6 hour long tour !

Although this is a FREE Tour any donation to the club's various out- reach projects are highly "WELCOME"
RSVP: This month's event is already closed. You can join next months -> FREE Royal Postal Heritage Tour

Filipino Freethinkers Meetup: Sunday, January 19, 2014

Location: Holy Trinity Church, 48 McKinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati
Date: Sunday, January 19, 2014
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Google Map:

1) When is it OK for the government to support/promote Catholic festivals, holidays, and other rituals?
2) Facebook friends (and enemies)
3) Geeky topic of the week:
Raunchy topic of the week

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.

Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0927 323 3532

* Newbies are welcome, and admission is free.
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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