Oct 14, 2011

Pacquiao-Marquez Pay-Per-View at OLOPSC Gym on Nov. 23

If you want to watch the Pacquiao-Marquez fight on a big screen while feeling the enthusiasm and cheers of fellow boxing fanatics, then come and watch the Pacquiao-Marquez fight, live via pay-per-view at the OLOPSC Gym on Nov. 23 at 8:00am.  Tickets are available at Cashier Window 3 for Php300.

Sep 27, 2011

Classes in Marikina Suspended for Sept. 28, 2011

The Department of Education, through their Official twitter account @DepEd_PH announced earlier that classes will remain suspended in Marikina City, Malabon & Navotas tomorrow, Sept 28.

As of  Sept. 27, 2011 7:00pm, Marikina River's water level has surpassed the 17 meter mark due to rains caused by Typhoon Pedring. Residents in low lying areas areas are advised to move to higher ground or evacuate as flood waters rise.
Apr 30, 2011

Marikina Attempts to Break World Record For Most Number of Circumcisions

Marikina is holding a "Tule Party" (Circumcision Party) on May 7, 2011 in hope of capturing the World Record title for the most number of Circumcisions.

All boys aged 12 and up are invited to join the event by going to the Marikina Sports Center.   This is a free event by the Marikina City Government on May 7, 2011 from 7am to 5pm.

Marikina City officials estimates around 1,500 boys to attend and be circumcized.  If your son or relative from Marikina City is eligible and due for circumcision, help the city attain the World Record by joining this free event.
Apr 23, 2011

The Great Easter Bunny Hunt at SM City Marikina

A bouncing Easter Sunday will come as E-Bunnies Search Hunt Promo jump on you bringing great surprises and rewards that certainly you can't skip to. Leap home the gifts! Hop your way to SM City Marikina Cyberzone Event Area this Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 10am!

There are no purchase requirements. All the participant has to do is go to the Cyberzone Event area and guess the correct number of bunnies for a chance to win in the raffle. Look at the "eBunnies Search" picture at the "eBunnies Search" area of Cyberzone. To join, register online at http://www.smcyberzone.com and click on the "eBunnies Search" on the menu.

Complete the registration form and fill in your answer and the name of SM City Marikina. There will be one (1) winner of a Torque D2 mobile phone. Deadline for entries is 11:59pm April 24, 2011. All entries will be sorted on April 26 and only the correct entries will be eligible for raffle. Raffle draw will be on April 27 and the lucky winner will be notified thru registered mail, e-mail and phone.

So on Easter Sunday, start counting and start registering ! Make those bunnies count !

For inquiries, please call 831-7000 local 2887 or email smmkmarketing@gmail.com.
Apr 20, 2011

Upcoming Fun Run Events in Marikina City

For the past few years, running has become a popular event where people of all ages join.  Thousands of participants make each run a much more fun and exciting experience. Common running grounds include Bonifacio High Street, Mall of Asia Grounds, Nuvali and Roxas Blvd.  Common distances are 3K, 5K, 10K and 21K (half marathon).

If you're interested in joining running events in Marikina, check out the following upcoming events:

Date Event / Name Event / Type

May 8, 2011 - SCHOlaRUN 3K/5K/10KM (Marikina) / Running
St. Scholastica's Academy Marikina

May 8, 2011 - Team KTT goes Aquathlon (Marikina) / Multisport
George Town Lifestyle Club, Marikina City

May 14, 2011 - The Joy of Giving: A Fun Run Event 3/5K (Marikina) / Running
Provident Village, Marikina City

June 19, 2011 -  Run For Humanity 3/5/10K (Marikina) / Running
Marikina City Sports Center

Happy running !
Apr 19, 2011

Parts of Marikina Go Waterless On April 20-21, 2011

Some parts of Marikina City will experience 8 hour water interruptions on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 and Thursday, April 21, 2011 as Manila Water will undergo a series of service upgrades.

Daang Bakal (Bagong Silang) corner Bantayog Streets, Concepcion Uno and Japan St., Nangka will be waterless from April 20, 10 p.m. to April 21 6 a.m.
Residents of the affected areas are advised to store water reserves.
Jan 17, 2011

Selected Vehicle Emission Testing Centers Closed & Suspended

A.M. Pacleb Enterprises
The Land Transportation Office ordered the closure of eight vehicle emission testing centers and the suspension of twelve vehicle emission testing centers.
Three of them are located

The closure is due to issuing fake emission test certificates while the suspension is due to various procedural violations in the conduct of their business.  Three emission testing centers are located in Marikina:


  • AMA Smoke Emission Testing Center - Pitpitan Street, Barangay San Roque

1 month suspension:

  • A.M. Pacleb Enterprises - Chestnut Street corner Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue
  • A.M. Pacleb Enterprises  - 194 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue

The three mentioned are only a minority compared to the several other legitimate Vehicle Emission Testing Centers in Marikina.
Jan 1, 2011

Happy 2011 Marikina !

Here's a video from the 2010 Year-End Fireworks Display  at the Marikina Sports Center in Marikina City last December 30, 2010.  Happy New Year to all Marikenos from www.marikinalife.com .  May our 2011 be filled with success, happiness and blessings.