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17/05/2013: SAN FRANCISCO AND BAY AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF CULTURAL AND RELATED EVENTS 2013

As of 16 May 2013 – Event dates, times and details subject to change

 

Month

Event

Details

Contact

May 17, Saturday

BOOK LAUNCHING OF FAITH AND STRUGGLE ON SMOKEY MOUNTAIN: hOPE FOR A PLANET IN PERIL BY FR. BEN BELTRAN

6:00 pm 5TH Floor, Social Hall, Philippine Center Bldg.

Fr. Ben Beltran - beltransvd@yahoo.com;

www.benbeltran.com

May 18, Saturday

9TH ANNUAL ASIAN HERITAGE STREET CELEBRATION

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

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

For more information: www.AsianFairSF.com

Jun 1, Saturday

PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE GOLF TOURNAMENT

(To Be Announced)

Philippine Consulate General

T-415-433-6666

Jun 1, 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 2, Sunday

Annual Filipino Fiesta of Sacramento- PARADE/OPENING CEREMONY/ RECEPTION

10:30 a.m., Jose Rizal, Community Center, 7320 Florin Mall Drive, Sacramento, CA 95823

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

Jun 8, Saturday

ALAMEDA FILCOM INDEPENDENCE DAY FLAG RAISING

10:00 am at the City Hall, corner of Santa Clara and Oak Streets

Ms. Cynthia Bonta - ACC.FILAMHISTORY@gmail.com * 916-952-6006

Jun 9, Sunday

41ST ANNUAL FILIPINO AMERICAN FIESTA

11 a.m. to 4p.m. @ 3361 Fulton Rd., Fulton, CA

Jun

ANNUAL FILIPINO FIESTA AND CULTURAL PRESENTATION

2:00 p.m. Milpitas Community Center

Dr. Demetrio Nitajon, Filipino American Association of Milpitas

Jun 12, Wednesday

flag-raising at san francisco city hall  (BY INVITATION)

10:00 a.m., San Francisco City Hall, Civic Center,

Philippine Consulate General, 415-433-6666 ext. 313

Jun 15, Sunday

PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVAL & business EXPO

11:00 a.m., Union Square, San Francisco

Dianne Sarmago, T-415-433-6666 ext 313

Jun 23, Sunday

PISTA SA NAYON CELEBRATION FILIPINO COMMUNITY OF ANCHORAGE

For more information: Mr. Jesse Vizcocho; jessviz@yahoo.com

Jul 9-15

8th AMBASSADORS, CONSULS GENERAL AND TOURISM DIRECTORS TOUR

For more information: Mr. Rene Delos Santos – 415-956-4060

 

Visit: http://experiencephilippines.org/

Aug 10-11, Saturday, Sunday

20th ANNUAL  PISTAHAN

PARADE AND

FESTIVAL

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

Now on its 20th 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 11, Sunday

KULINARYA COOK OFF SEMI-FINALS

11 am

Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco

Philippine Tourism: Gabby Agcaoili- 415-956-4060

Nov 30

150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDRES BONIFACIO

Remarks: CD on the timeline of the life of AB  with cultural; logo can be downloaded from www.nhcp.gov.ph

Aug 21, Wednesday

FRIENDS MEETING FRIENDS- REMEMBERING NINOY AQUINO (To be CONFIRMED)

5:30 pm at the Social Hall, 5th floor of the Philippine Center, 447 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94108

Commemorative Mass and get together in honor of Ninoy Aquino

Nov

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL AID : HOLIDAY HAUTE COUTURE-

DETAILS TO FOLLOW

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

Call 415-401-7157 or go to www.phil-aid.org for more information

Dec

SIMBANG GABI COMMISSIONING

DETAILS TO FOLLOW

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

PAROLE LANTERN PARADE FESTIVAL

DETAILS TO FOLLOW

 

5:00pm – 8:00pm

Now on its 11th 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

Bernadette@bayanihancc.org

For more info:

parolsf@gmail.com