Brooklyn Simbang Gabi at St. Brigid Lower Church

DEC. 16-23—Simbang Gabi at St. Brigid Church (Lower Church) at 409 Linden Street (between St. Nicholas and Wyckoff Avenues) in Brooklyn, NY 11237. Rosary at 6 p.m. followed by the mass at 6:30 p.m. Contact Edna Rodriguez, coordinator, 718.417.5058/646 623 8923, Vangie Lugares 646.644.8522, Julie Espeleta, 347.789.6508 or Carmen Polygach 347.689.8030.

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Simbang Gabi at Holy Family RC Parish Church

DEC. 16—The Holy Family R.C. Parish Church will sponsor a “Simbang Gabi” at 7  p.m. with Fr. Jose Cadusale and Fr. Cas Furnari as concelebrants at 175-20 74th  Ave., Fresh Meadows, NY 11365. There will also be Rosary and fellowship to follow at the school hall. Music by Butch Nunes. The church is located along  Utopia Parkway corner 75th Avenue, 2 blocks from St. John’s University). Contact  persons are Yolanda Gallagher 917.589.0495, Sonia Cuchapin 718.468.2212, Angie Maniego 917.362.3046, Fely Perez 718.468.2731, Josie Encinas 917.213.6039 or Ludy Gonzaga at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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NYFAB basketball clinic ongoing until Dec. 17

DEC. 17—NY Fil-Am Basketball Association (NYFAB) is currently conducting a basketball clinic, conditioning, practice and recreational games at Q499 (148-20 Reeves Avenue, Flushing, N.Y.) every Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. It started on Oct. 1 and will continue until Dec. 17. Registration fee is $65. For particulars, call 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

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An Evening in Manila at Maharlika Filipino Moderno

DEC. 17—Spend an evening enjoying true Filipino culture through food, art and education from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Maharlika Filipino Moderno at Kinfolk Studios located at 90 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. This bi-annual event is dedicated to bringing the Filipino community and friends together for an evening of heritage, youth empowerment, and to raise modern awareness for Filipino traditions and cultural values. Maharlika Filipino Moderno, the newest culinary hotspot hailed by the New York Times, will provide hors d’oeuvres, VuQo, the first premium spirit from the Philippines. There will be screening of vintage Filipino movies provided by Pinoy Film Archivist, JoJo Devera. Tickets at $40 will benefit Education Kindling, a non-profit dedicated to creating meaningful learning experiences by bringing technology-based, educational innovations to children, classrooms, and communities across the Philippines. Visit www.projecthealmanila.org or
www.maharlikanyc.com

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Vice Ganda’s N.Y. Christmas concert at Hunter College

DEC. 17—Ritzberries Productions will present “Vice Ganda Unkabogable Pasko” at Hunter College Assembly Hall (69th Street and Park Avenue). Vice Ganda, a certified blockbuster movie star, is the host of the ABS-CBN hit shows “Gandang Gabi Vice” and “Showtime.” He will be joined on stage by actor Jon Avila, sexy comedian Ethel Booba, with stand up comedians MC & Lassie. Ticket prices are $38, $48, $58, $68, $88, $98 and $125. For particulars, call Burt at 914.346.9646.    

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St. Raphael Parish Christmas Dinner-Dance, East Meadow, N.Y.

DEC. 17—The Filipino-American Ministry of St. Raphael Parish sponsors a Christmas Dinner-Dance to be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at St. Raphael Auditorium, 600 Newbridge Road, East Meadow. Tickets - $30 for adults / teens; $10 for ages 6-12; FREE ages 5 & below. Proceeds to benefit St. Raphael Church.  Tickets available at St. Raphael Rectory - 516-785-0236 or contact Robert Fernandez 516-483-7739 / 516-662-8733 or by e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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A Christmas Cantata: Jesus Christ’s Birth, Death and Resurrection ‘Still The Greatest Stories Ever Told’

DEC. 18— At 3 p.m., at the Filipino-American Christian Reformed Church, 575 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306. Admission is FREE. Phone/Text Grace 201-805-8312.

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Ascension Church Concert

DEC. 18—“Pasko Sa Amerika” Christmas in America. A joint presentation by Fil-Am UCC of Richmond Hill and Church of the Ascension of Elmhurst featuring Fil-Am UCC Richmond Hill and Ascension Church Fil-Am Choirs. It will be held at Ascension Church, 86-13 55th Avenue, Elmhurst, Queens starting at 4 p.m. Admission: $20. For details, call rectory: 718-335-2626. Conductor for above is Michael Dadap.

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PMAA Christmas Fund-raising Party

DEC. 18—You are invited to a our Christmas Fund-raising Party at Bamboo Grill’s Latin Room, 54 S Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 (201) 384-5951 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. It will benefit PMAA’s Surgical/Medical/Dental/Humanitarian Mission in Cebu City, Philippines, Feb. 20 and 21, 2012 sponsored by the Philippine Medical Association In America. RSVP by Dec. 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; or Mary Jane Lerias (631) 807-3681 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Lantern festival, ‘Simbang Gabi’ in Woodside, Queens 

DEC. 18—The 1st annual lantern festival will be celebrated in Woodside, Queens, N.Y. as part of the International Migrants’ Day, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. A cultural program will be held at the Bayanihan Community Center, 40-21 69th Street, Woodside, NY 11377 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lantern parade from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from 69th Street to 58th Street on Roosevelt Avenue; and Simbang Gabi from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Sebastian Church on 58th Street corner Roosevelt Avenue, Woodside. For details, call Michelle at 347.867.1550 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Simbang Gabi at St. Mary’s Church in Jersey City, N.J.

DEC. 23—The nine-day “Simbang Gabi” sponsored by the Catholic Action of Mary at the Parish of Resurrection started on Dec. 15 and will go on until Dec. 15 at St. Mary’s Church, corner Second Street and Erie Street in Jersey City, N.J. Followed by fellowship at Marian Hall (below the church). For details, call 201.434.8500 or visit www.CatholicActionofMary.com

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29th fiesta for Holy Infant Jesus in Brentwood, N.Y.

JAN. 5, 2012—Come and celebrate the 29th annual fiesta in honor of the Holy Infant Jesus sponsored by the Santo Nino Prayer Group of Suffolk, N.Y., which will be held at St. Luke’s Church located at 266 Wicks Road, Brentwood, N.Y. The grand procession and holy rosary will start at 2 p.m., followed by mass, late “potluck” lunch, variety show and line dancing. For particulars, call Emy Vicente 631.462.2522, Evelyn Gega 631.748.1643, Mercie Castro 631.241.2600 or Frieda Robles 516. 234.3109 or visit us www.snpgny.org

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San Pablo City East Coast fiesta in Jersey City, N.J.

JAN. 14, 2012—San Pablo City Association East Coast Chapter will celebrate its traditional fiesta at Our Lady of Victories Hall, 240 Ege Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07304 from noon to 6 p.m. Donation is $15 (kids 10 years old below are free). 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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QMHSN grand reunion at Hyatt Regency in Vancouver

AUG. 3 to 5, 2012—The Quezon Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (QMHSN) will hold its grand reunion at Hyatt Regency Hotel at Burrard Street, Vancouver BC V6C2R7. Highlights are formal dinner-dance ball reunion mass and get-together cruise. Make payments to Lourdes P. Serrano (treasurer) at #7-4965 47th Ave. Delta, BC Canada V4K 4N9. For more information, e-mail any of the following This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Mario Vibar), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Evelyn Ramos), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Nora Pasco) or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Lulu Serrano).

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