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04/10/2012: SAN FRANCISCO AND BAY AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF CULTURAL AND RELATED EVENTS 2012

As of 04 October 2012 – event dates, times and details subject to change

Month

Event

Details

Contact

Sept 29, Saturday & Oct. 27, Saturday

EMPOWER: UNDER THE BIG TOP 2012 BY sOULCIETY.ORG

This production is a blend of music, dance and poetry that’s intertwined with a powerful message of identity and finding oneself. This creative collaboration has come together for a greater cause. Empower is a fundraiser for The Bridge, Soulciety’s program that provides aid and support to children living in poverty overseas.

On Sept. 29- Reed L. Buffington Visual and Performing Arts Center
25555 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94545

On Oct 27- Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

http://soulciety.org/events/empower-under-the-big-top-2012

For more information about Empower, please contact Executive Director Ron Cariño at ronnie@soulciety.org.

Oct 4, Thursday

ALLICE – ALLIANCE FOR community empowerment kumares and kumpares- 8th annual free from violence seminar

Thursday, 4 October 2012
5:30pm to 7:30 pm
Gellert Clubhouse at Gellert Park
50 Wembley Drive, Daly City


Resource providers will be available for consultations on their programs, services and products * Free blood pressure check * Raffle prizes * Refreshments will be served

Oct 6, Saturday

KWENTUHAN SA SAN FRANCISCO

A gathering of Fil Am organizations in the San Francisco/Bay Area , organized by the ABS-CBN Foundation International, to an informal roundtable discussion aimed at helping disadvantaged  kababayans in the PH

11am to 3pm

Social Hall, Philippine Center Building, San Francisco

Letty Quizon
Director of Development
ABS-CBN Foundation International
150 Shoreline Dr Redwood City CA 94065
Phone   650.508.6119 / Fax 650.508.6110
Mobile  408.455.4137

lettyquizon@gmail.com
www.abscbnfoundation.org

Oct 7, Sunday

FILAM HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION AT THE ASIAN ART MUSEUM

Free Public Admission

Program starts at 11:00 am. Doors open at 10:00 am

Oct 7, Sunday

marilou diaz – abaya: filmmaker on a voyage

This documentary is written, directed and produced by Mona Lisa Yuchengco  The film runs 1 hour and 28 minutes.

2 pm at the Oak Room, San Mateo Public Library, 55 west 3rd Ave, San Mateo CA 94002

Ms. Mona Lisa Yuchengco

monalisa.yuchengco@gmail.com

Oct 12 to 14, Friday to Sunday

SF FILIPINO AMERICAN JAZZ FESTIVAL MONTH 2012

Yoshi’s San Francisco

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

Oct 21, Sunday

MASS TO CELEBRATE CANONIZATION OF SEVEN SAINTS INCLUDING BLESSED PEDRO CALUNGSOD BY POPE BENEDICT XVI

11:00 am at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco CA 94109

Nov 10, Saturday

Launching of the program, “Breath of Life,” in the Philippines

- organized by East Meets West Foundation

5:30 – 8 p.m. at the San Francisco War Memorial Bldg, The Green Room, 401 Van Ness Avenue,  San Francisco, CA 94102

RSVP: events@eastmeetswest.org/ 510-763-7045

Nov 16, Friday

GLOBAL ARTISTS’ CREATIVE COLLABORATION FOR EMPOWERMENT’s (GACCE) “PHILIPPINE NOSTLAGIA”

A showcase of artworks and photographs by six Fil-Am west coast artists and photographers.

Philippine Center, Social Hall, 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

Mr. Roberto Carlos

siboyto@gmail.com

559-304-8647

Nov 18, Sunday

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL AID : HOLIDAY HAUTE COUTURE- Featuring the designs of Patis Tesoro

Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA

10:00am  Bazaar / Silent Auction

12:00nn- Luncheon/ Fashion Show

All proceeds benefit programs for disadvantaged children in the Philippines and in San Francisco Bay Area.

Ticket: $100

Call 415-401-7157 or go to www.phil-aid.org to purchase

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