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01/03/2012: San Francisco and Bay Area Community Calendar of Cultural and Related Events 2012

SAN FRANCISCO AND BAY AREA

COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF

CULTURAL AND RELATED EVENTS

2012

As of May 07, 2012 – event dates, times and details subject to change

Month

Event

Details

Contact

Mar - Oct

      FILIPINO HERITAGE NIGHT/S (VARIOUS DATES TO BE DETERMINED)

 

c/o Mr. Al Perez (FAAE) T- 415-554-6678; C – 415-987-9170

 

May 7, Monday

   ASIA PACIFIC AMERICAN (apa) HERITAGE AWARDS CEREMONY AND RECEPTION

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., War Memorial Theater, Herbst Theater, To honor the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Office of the Mayor and the Asia Pacific American Heritage Committee

 

May 19, Saturday

   8TH ANNUAL ASIAN HERITAGE STREET Festival

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Civic Center, San Francisco

 

Street Fair featuring country booths, product exhibits/sales, performances, etc.

Asian Week Foundation

May 26, Saturday

   PhiliPPINE INDEPENdenCE GOLF TOURNAMENT

Tee Off Time is 12:00 p.m., Deer Ridge Golf Course, Brentwood, CA

Deputy Consul General Alfonso A. Ver, Philippine Consulate General T-415-433-6666 ext 319, email: consul1@philippinessanfrancisco.org; Mr. Tony Limgenco T- 415-7690-9850

Jun 1, Friday

   BOOK reading, discussuin and reception of “FROM PANCHO TO PACQUIAO and diaspora diplomacy”

5:30 p.m., 5th Floor Philippine Center Social Hall

T- 415-422-6515; email: ebgonzalez@usfca.edu

Jun 2, Saturday

 

   Pista sa nayon

9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Vallejo Waterfront

Ms. Annie Frias-Ramos

Philippine Cultural Committee

annieframos@comcast.net

 

Jun 3, Sunday

 

      Annual Filipino Fiesta of Sacramento

 

Ms. Lilia Rivera, President, Filipino Community of Sacramento &Vicinity T-(916) 421-8664 C-(916) 524-8008

Jun 9, Saturday

      ANNUAL FILIPINO FIESTA AND CULTURAL PRESENTATION

2:00 p.m. Milpitas Community Center

Dr. Demetrio Nitajon, Filipino American Association of Milpitas

Jun 9 and 10, Saturday and Sunday

   pagdiriwang PHILIPPINE FESTIVAL

 

Ellen M. Abellera, Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington (FCHSW), T-206-369-5332; Email – emabellera@comcast.net

Jun 10, Sunday

   PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY PICNIC

11:00 a.m., Kennedy Park, Union City

Rose Cornista, T-415-433-6666 ext 313

Jun 10, Sunday

   BAYANIHAN FILIPINO-AMERICAN FESTIVAL 2012 (BFF2012)

10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Eastridge Mall, 2200 Eastridge Loop, Suite 2062 San Jose, CA 95122

408-238-3600

Jun 10, Sunday

   Thanksgiving mass

10:00 a.m., Filipino Community Center, Vallejo

Ms. Annie Frias-Ramos

Philippine Cultural Committee

annieframos@comcast.net

 

Jun 16, Saturday

   DINNER DANCE

Moose Lodge

Ms. Annie Frias-Ramos

Philippine Cultural Committee

annieframos@comcast.net

 

Jun 16 and 17, Saturday and Sunday

   mabuhay fiesta’s COMMEMORATION OF 114TH PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY

10: a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94102

 

Mohammed Yusuf, Mabuhay Fiesta, T-650-278-1715 email myusuf786@comcast.net or Rollie Lavarias (415) 601-1085 email rollielav@aol.com

Jun 17, Sunday

   114th INDEPENDENCE DAY GALA

6:30 p.m., San Francisco City Hall

Rose Cornista – 415-433-6666 ext. 313, cultural@philippinessanfrancisco.org

Jun 30, Saturday

   benefit night of the 34TH aNNUAL SAN FRANCISCO ETHNIC DANCE FESTIVAL

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Ms. Susan Somaya

(World Arts West)

T – 415-385-8824; susansomaya@comcast.net

www.worldartswest.org

Jun - Jul

  34th ANNUAL SAN 

     FRANCISCO 

     ETHNIC DANCE 

     FESTIVAL

Various Venues

Ms. Susan Somaya

(World Arts West)

T – 415-385-8824; susansomaya@comcast.net

www.worldartswest.org

Jul 11-15 (Manila)

Jul 15-18 (outside Manila - optional)

  AmbassadorS

     And Consuls  

     General and 

     Tourism 

     DirectorS Tour

     TO THE

     PHILIPPINES

Philippines

Mr. Rene de los Santos (DOT)

T – 415-956-4060

Jul

  KABABAYAN

     FEST

 

 

600 lbs. kababayanfest.com

Aug 11-12, Saturday, Sunday

 

  19th ANNUAL  PISTAHAN

     PARADE AND

     FESTIVAL

 

(11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco)

Now on its 19th year, this 2-day event is already an institution in the community, in which various activities are staged to celebrate Philippine heritage, health, dance, creativity and culinary arts. www.pistahan.net

Mr. Al Perez

(Filipino American Arts Exposition)

Email: PisatahanSF@gmail.com

Voicemail: 415-625-3976

Website: Pistahan.net

Aug 30, Thursday to Sep 1, Saturday

   FILIPINA WOMEN’S NETWORK NINTH FILIPINA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT Reunion: pinay power 2012

8:30 A.M. to 12 p.m., Stanford Court Renaissance, Stanford Court, 905 California St., San Francisco, CA 94108

FWN T-415-935-4396; www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.Org/events

Oct 12 to 14, Friday to Sunday

   SF fILIPINO aMERICAN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2012

Yoshi’s San Francisco

Ms. Myrna Zialcita, Founder/Associate Director, SF Filipino American Jazz Festival, T-510-553-1756, myrna@sfpinoyjazzfestival.com

Oct

   FILAM HISTORY MONTH

1ST Sunday of October, Asian Art Museum

 

Oct

   FILAM HISTORY MONTH

Last week of October, SF City Hall commemoration of Fil-Am History Month

 

Dec

   SIMBANG GABI COMMISSIONING

 

The Commissioning is about sending the Filipino Community on a mission to be the light in their respective parishes. By this ceremony, the Archdiocese recognizes the significant spiritual impact of the Filipino tradition of the Simbang Gabi.  The event will be on its 5th year.

Ms. Nellie Hizon

nelliehizon@yahoo.com

Dec

     KULINARYA COOKING COMPETITION FINALS

 

Mr. Rene de los Santos, DOT

Dec

     PAROLE LANTERN PARADE FESTIVAL

 

Now on its 10th year, the parade of lights stretches from the Yerba Buena Gardens  and culminates in a celebration with performances at the Jessie Square.  Lantern workshops are held months prior to festival.

Mr. MC Canlas

(Bayanihan Community Center)

c/o www.bayanihancc.org