NYFAB Basketball clinic

OCT.1-DEC.7—NY Fil Am Basketball Association (NYFAB) will be conducting a basketball clinic, conditioning, practice and recreational games at Q499 (148-20 Reeves Avenue, Flushing, NY 11367) every Sat. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Oct. 1 to Dec. 17. Registration fee is $65. For further info: pls. contact: David Acevedo (917) 692-3894; Gino Morales (917) 239-5999; Kiko Dumaguing (917) 833-4657; Edwin Paghubasan (347) 536-2163 and Jhun Baldonado (917) 226-9398 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit nyfabinc.org for further information.

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Handang Tumulong’s ‘Aruga’ walk-a-thon in Manhattan

OCT. 8—Handang Tumulong Foundation, Inc, ang GMA Pinoy TV will present its 3rd annual walk-a-thon called 'Aruga,' a Walk to Aid Humanity, at Pier 45, Hudson River Park, in Manhattan, starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds will aid victims of disasters and calamities in the Philippines and other countries through international charities. The walk starts at Pier 45 down to Laight St., then head up to 12th St. and back to Pier 45. Paid Parking is conveniently located at Pier 40. Registration is $25 and $10 for students and senior citizens. Call Nelsie Parrado at 201.960.7965 or Ave C. Pimo at 917.536.2789 for inquiries, or visit www.handangtumulong.org

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United Kalinga Apayao induction at Wazzup Cafe

OCT. 8—The United Kalinga Apayao Association will hold its induction of new officers and board of directors from 6:30 p.m. to 11p.m. at Wazzup Cafe at 8 Bedford Ave., Bergenfield, New Jersey 07621. For particulars, call Mario Manzano 862-220-0350/973-893-0549, Joe Palicas 201-954-2090, Delia Famarin 908-451-8611, Lynn Mayangao 201/936-3566/973-338-1266, Ruben Donguis 732-691-9397, Maggie Quinsaat 201-616-1199, Rogel Palmonse 973-896-3440, Ellie Tamayao 201-640-5561 or Loralie Agyao-Lombardo 732-610-3079.

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Feast of Nuestra Señora del Pilar at Epiphany Church

OCT. 8—La Comunidad de Zamboanga will celebrate the 22nd annual feast of  Nuestra Senora de la Virgen del Pilar with a 5:30 p.m. mass at the Church of the Epiphany on 22nd Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan. For details, call Joe Ramos at 646.421.0120, Rosario Mojares 718.904.7757 or Cherry Garcia 201.839.0196.  

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PH Madrigal Singers in New York concert

OCT. 8—The Philippine Madrigal Singers (www.philippinemadrigalsingers.com), led by its choirmaster, Mark Anthony Carpio, will perform in New York City for the last leg of six-month concert tour since April, covering cities in the United States, Canada and South America. The NYC show will be at 8 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, featuring works by Stroope, Flecha, Malachevsky, Filipino composers such as Cayabyab, Alcala, Eleria and Pamintuan.  Special front act guest is The Salvatones (directed by Daniel Brondel). Tickets are at $30 (balcony) and $35 (orchestra) and are available at the Kaufman Center box office (212.501.3300) or online at http://kaufman-center.org/merkin-concert-hall/event/philippine-madrigal-singers/

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Pianist Molly Vivian Huang in a N.Y. benefit concert

OCT. 8—Manila-born world class pianist Molly Vivian Huang will be presented by the College of the Holy Spirit North American Foundation Northeast Chapter in a scholarship fund benefit concert, "A Season To Celebrate," at 4 p.m. at The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Avenue, Forest Hills, N.Y. 11375. Tickets are $15 (seats are limited) and may be purchased by calling Ramona Arceo at 718.275.1423 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Sam Milby topbills Pinoy Musik fest at Six Flags NJ

OCT. 9—TV and film star Sam Milby will headline the 3rd Pinoy Music Festival at Sixth Flags Great Adventure Theme Park in Jackson, N.J. Presented by Special Edition Press. Featuring Original Pilipino Music (OPM) and home-grown Filipino-American musical artists. Enjoy the rides, Filipino food, Philippine products and live concert with your barkada, pamilya at kababayans.  Tickets ($50) packaged for the entry to the park and to the live concert are available at 212.682.6610 and select Filipino stores. Visit www.pinoymusikfestival.com

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PACCAL Celebrates 19th Founding Anniversary

OCT. 9—PACCAL (Pan American Concerned Citizens Action League, Inc.), invites you to celebrate its 19th anniversary at the Ramada Plaza Hotel (160-A Frontage Road, Newark, New Jersey 07114). They will  honor outstanding leaders and recognizing unsung figures who undoubtedly excel in their respective fields while simultaneously being influential and worth-emulating. Hon. Con. Gen. Mario L. De Leon, Jr., is the  special guest of honor. For more information and details, ticket reservation or donation, please contact: Linda Mayo (201.388.1260), Virgie Alvarez (201.640.5230), Rose P. Javier (201.993.8815), Herbert Y. Magtoto (973.703.7199), Bobby T. Yalong (201.300.5234) or visit us on the web: www.paccal.org

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Silliman University Alumni Association dinner dance

OCT. 14—Silliman University Alumni Association New York/New Jersey chapter will hold its annual dinner dance presenting the newly installed officers and board of directors for 2011 at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, N.Y. (718-278-7766) beginning at 8 p.m. (cocktail hour) with dinner dance to follow (9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.). Attire is formal and donation is $65 per person. Please RSVP by Oct. 4. For more info, call Melissa Nebrija 631-974-5106.

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Dinner ball to welcome new PH envoy to U.S.

OCT. 15—The De La Salle Alumni Association of Metro New York will host a formal dinner-dance to welcome the new Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Newark Penn Station Hotel-Gateway Center, Raymond Blvd, Newark, New Jersey 07102 (973.622.5000). $65 per person. For tickets, call Roy Lim 516.319.0506, Tess Canlas 201.233.8192, Archie Alvarez 646.428.5047, Jenny Niguidula 917.678.0309 and Manny Calupig 201.682.6002. Or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Visit www.dlsaa-metronewyork.com Proceeds will go to the 2013 DLSAA World Congress Fund.

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2011 International Fashion Tour

OCT. 21—International Fashion Tour 2011 is a high-energy runway fashion show event featuring International Fashion Designers from the Philippines such as Alfred Lape Lavsh, Bang Pineda, Vania Romoff, Eric Delos Santos, Chris Jasler Ubaldo and Kenneth Chua. It will be held at the Time Warner Building-Samsung Theater. Tickets on Sale at www.internationalfashiontour.com. For more info, contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Consular outreach in Philly at St. Augustine Church

OCT. 22—The Philippine Consulate General will conduct a consular outreach in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Augustine Church Social Hall, 4th and Vine Streets, sponsored by Filipino American Congress of Philadelphia. Passport applicants by appointment; walk-in for dual citizenship and legalization of documents. Contact persons are Dr. Angelina P. Jaurigue 215.918.2921 and Mr. Lito Dela Torre 215.620.1875. Visit www.pcgny.net for all requirements and other information.

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‘Celebration of Life’ mass at Old Bermuda Inn in S.I.

OCT. 23—A mass dubbed “A Celebration of Life” will be held at the historic Old Bermuda Inn at 2512 Arthur Kill Rd., Staten Island, N.Y. 10309. Reception will follow immediately. Donation is appreciated for San Lorenzo Ruiz Staten Island Chapter. Call Aurora Nazareno-Ocampo at 718.727.0619 for details.

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PAMET Dinner Dance

OCT. 23—The Philippine American Assoc. of Medical Technologist (PAMET) will hold its dinner dance at Astoria World Manor in Astoria, NY. For details, call: Tony 917-520-4471; Karen 646-784-8795: Gigi 347-804-4617 or Dods 516-747-1674.

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Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Manaoag

OCT. 30—The feast of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag will be held at the Chruch of St. Lucy located at 104 Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. The Holy Mass starts at 2:00 pm followed by a reception at the social hall of the church.  Hermano and hermana for this year's event are Mr. Ronnie & Mrs. Josie Calicdan of Florida. Sponsors of the mass are the Bulatao's family of Richmond Hill, the Calicdan's family of Long Island and the Malanum family's of Woodmere, Long Island.  Everyone is invited to the devotional services to Our Lady of Manaoag on the said date and place. For more information please call up Nida 718-393-034, Linda 917-714-2570, Michael 516-616-5613, Rene 646-831-9541 or Anita 917-388-0906.

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PhilDev hosts NYC forum at Asia Society & Museum

NOV. 7—PhilDev will host a forum, “Accessing the Global Markets Through Science & Technology Innovations in Education Summit,” from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Asia Society and Museum at 725 Park Avenue on 70th Street in Manhattan. Check-in desk will open at 7:30 p.m. Invited speakers are Allan Golston of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Robin Wilner, VP at IBM Corp.; Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima, DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro, CHED Commissioner Patricia Licuanan, DOST Secretary Mario Montejo and reps from the PhilippineScience High School system, NYU Stern School of Business and Columbia Business School. Register by logging on at phildev.org/NYForum.html Tickets are $80 (until Oct. 14) and $95 (after Oct. 14)

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PhilDev celebrates Broadway, Lea Salonga topbills line up

NOV. 7—Tony-winning actress/singer Lea Salonga headlines a benefit concert called "Suites By Sondheim" for Philippine Development Foundation at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, at 7:30 p.m. Joining Salonga are Joan Almedilla, Alan Ariano, Emy Baysic, T.V. Carpio, Angel Desai, Ali Ewoldt, Rona Figueroa, Lydia Gaston, Adam Jacobs, Jose Llana, Orville Mendoza, Paolo Montalban, Jennifer Paz and Diane Phelan. Directed by Victor Lirio, with music directions and orchestration by Tom Myron. For tickets, call CenterCharge at 212.721.6500 or visit lincolncenter.org

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Ballroom & Line Dancing at Bistro Filipino

NOV. 19—Rolex Entertainment is presenting a first in the dancing community by putting up a dance party at the Bistro Filipino, 89-29 130th Street, Richmond Hill, NY 11418 from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Popular DIs (dance instructors) and versatile dancers will perform latin, ballroom and other dances while the professional line dancers will present their best line dance moves.  An impromptu dance contest will also be held. Prizes will be given during the raffles, contest and dances. Prepaid admission will be $30 ($35 at door) with free buffet. For more info, tickets and reservations, pls. call 917-822-4192, 347-337-4937, 646-207-1481. Proceeds of the affair will go to Philippine charities.

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Tanglaw’s 33rd anniv. ball, induction at Med. Manor

NOV. 19—Tanglaw, the Filipino-American Society of Long Island (NY), Inc. will hold its 33rd anniversary dinner ball and inauguration of 2012 officers at Mediterranean Manor, 303 East Main Street, Pathogue, New York 11772 (631.289.5857). Cocktails from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dinner-dance starts at 8:30 p.m. $85 per person; open bar. Formal attire/black tie. Live music by Friends of Mine Band.

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San Pablo City Assoc. induction, Christmas ball

DEC. 4—The San Pablo City Association East Coast Chapter will hold its induction ball and Christmas party at the Ramada Inn, 160 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114, from noon to 6 p.m. Donation is $60 per person. Attire: semi formal (no jeans). RSVP by Nov. 19. Contact persons are Lorna Diaz 973.856.3785, Tina Mercado 347.965.9330, Dodie Cortez 201.920.1248, Jo Devanadera 201.281.9061 or Grace Magtibay 609.513.9523.

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