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 1pm to 4pm 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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Continuing Education Seminar

NOV. 5—New York Healthcare Academy, Philippine American Assoc. of Medical Technologists NY,Inc. N.A.H.P. and A.S.M.T. is hosting a Continuing Education Seminar at Manhattan Comprehensive School. For more info, call: Karen Galisim 646-249-8542 or Cindy Corpas 646-784-8795.

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Dialogue with Education Sec. Luistro at PhilCenter  
 
NOV. 6—The Philippine Consulate General in New York is inviting the Filipino  community to a dialogue with Philippine Education Secretary Armin Luistro on the  new "In Ten Moves" program of the Department of Education (DepEd) that is  designed to strengthen the Filipino youth's international competitiveness. It  will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Kalayaan Hall Annex of the Philippine  Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Luistro will also discuss education  initiatives under the Aquino administration. RSVP Ms. Mae Ermita at 212.764.1330  or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and/or Robert P. De Tagle at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or  201.918.2113.

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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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Society of Philippine American Artists Annual Exhibition

NOV. 7 thru DEC. 2—The Society of Philippine American Artists (SPAA) will hold its 18th annual art exhibition at the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The exhibit will be open to public viewing M-F from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Curated by noted watercolorist Angelito David, the show will be a fundraising event for the association. Artworks donated by its members will be raffled off to lucky ticket winners at the opening reception. During the exhibition period, "Artist Talks" will also be presented by selected members   Lenore RS Lim, current president of the association, announced that 31 members will participate in the exhibition. For particulars, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 718.305.8932.

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Masbate Assoc. 27th Anniversary Celebration

NOV. 12—The Masbate Association of America, Inc. cordially invites you to its 27th Anniversary Celebration and Induction of Officers at the Sheraton Newark Airport, 28 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114, (973) 690-5500-from 7pm-12 midnight. Attire: formal. Donation: $70. For more info, call: Nimfa Du-Tinana 908-494-4014 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Irbi Ovilla 862-754-0270 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Amy Bertulfo 845-480-1789 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Linda Sia 201-420-0093.

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Mass with Fr. Jerry Juarez at St. Francis Xavier Church   
 
NOV. 13—A Filipino mass will be celebrated by Fr. Jerry Juarez from 3 p.m. to  6 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Church, 701 Fort Washington Avenue and 190  Street. Direction: A train to 190 Street. For details, call Ellen Torres  646.226.9014, Nonong 212.961.6375, Susan Gasis 347.592.7933, Mapet 646.301.6779,  Linda 917.733.8324 or Aster 718.239.8783.

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Healing Your Family Tree with Fr Bill Halbing     

NOV. 19—Healing will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Church of St.  Emeric, 185 Ave D and 12th Street in Manhattan. Healing mass will be at noon.  Please bring olive oil, salt, water and religious articles to be blessed. Fr  Bill Halbing CD on Healing Your family Tree will be available on site. Plenty of  parking space. For direction and other info, call Esmyrna 212.388.1757, Susan  347.592.7933, Reuben 347.644.3837 or Jesse 212.810.0682.

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Neo-Filipino Assoc. 2011 Grand Reunion

NOV. 19—The Neo-Filipino Association, Inc. of Brooklyn will hold its 2011 Grand Reunion  Party at The Hilton Garden Inn (Nicotra’s Ballroom) 1100 South Ave. Staten Island, New York 10314 from 11:am - 3:00pm. Attire: Filipiniana/Formal, Donation: $45 RSVP by Nov. 10, 2011 For more info Contact:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it : 718-940-1040; Fely Carrera 718-692-3242, Virgie Bustamante 718-745-8376, Lina Ayuda 718-788-8380, Thelma Sy 718-869-3835.

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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, New York 11418 from 8pm-3am. 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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Martin Nievera, MiG Ayesa at Trump Taj Mahal AC

NOV. 20—Concert King Martin Nievera will be featured at Xanadu Showroom of Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at 3 p.m. in a concert titled "Martin Nievera Goes Green." Special guests are Broadway star and recording artist MiG Ayesa and illusionist Anthony Salazar. Presented by De La Salle Alumni Association of Metro NY and Group Ole, in cooperation with Trump Taj Mahal.  Tickets are $38, $58, $78 and $98 (VIP). For particulars, visit www.groupole.com or call 917.294.3783, 914.498.2510, 201.233.8192, 201.682.2002, 646.428.6047, 908.938.4098, 908.265.1430, 347.738.3025, 516.319.0506 or 908.906.9788.

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Sta. Cruz, Laguna East Coast Christmas party     

DEC. 3—The Sta. Cruz Laguna Association East Coast Chapter will hold its  annual Christmas Party from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Two  Harmon Plaza, Secaucus, N.J. 07094. Contact Lory 201.407.7863, Yollie  917.365.1879, or Ledy 201.755.3084.

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Pangasinan Assoc. Coronation Ball

DEC. 4—The Pangasinan Association USA, Inc. cordially invites you to its Induction of Officers and Coronation Ball at the Astoria World Manor located at 25-22 Astoria Blvd. Astoria, NY 11102 from 1:30pm-7pm. Donation is $80.00 the proceeds of which will go to the calamity fund of the organization which will help victims of calamities in the province of Pangasinan.  Six beauties will be crowned. Attire is formal and for more info, pls. call:  Nida Cortez 718-393-0348, Bayani Lapena 973-335-3123, Michael Calicdan 516-859-7366, Linda Castro 718-461-5730, Irma Barlaan 347-204-1616, Tom Zabala 908-339-1969, Carmen Malanum 516-569-6504 & Rexie Tagle 718-865-7624.

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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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PMAA Christmas Fundraising Party

DEC. 18—You are invited to a our Christmas Fundraising Party at Bamboo Grill's Latin Room, 54 S Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 (201) 384-5951 from 1pm-6pm. It will benefit PMAA's Surgical/Medical/Dental/Humanitarian Mission in Cebu City, Philippines, February 20thand 21st, 2012 sponsored by Philippine Medical Association In America. RSVP by December 10, 2011. $45 per person. Attire:  Christmas colors. For more info, call: Dr. Edgar Lerias (631) 697-2830 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Dr. Ismael Holipas (718) 448-0842; Dr. Alice Francisco (201) 641-9452; Dr. Prospero Lim (347) 248-5106; Dr. Raul Sala (718) 816-6615; Dr. Fe Navarrette  (718) 919-0005; Mary Jane Lerias (631) 807-3681 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it