International Film Festival Manhattan

OCT. 17-20—The International Film Festival Manhattan will be held at the Anthology Film Archives at 32 Second Avenue (2nd St.) New York, NY 10003. For tickets and complete schedule, visit www.IFFMNewYork.com Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Adamson Univ. Alumni first reunion in NYC

OCT. 19— Adamson University Alumni in NY, NJ, CT & PA will hold its first reunion on from noon to 4 p.m. at The Learning Center, 4 West 43rd Street (near 5th Ave.) New York, NY 10036 (just a block away from Grand Central Station). This is a potluck gathering and alumni will contribute $30 for the rental of the function room. The president of Adamson University, Rev. Fr. Gregorio “Gregg” Banaga, CM, will grace the event. For more details, contact any of the following: Mario “Mar” Garcia 732.425.4907 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Nimia Lacebal 973.338.1204 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Melinda S. Reyes ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Rick Borja 914.772.2851 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Chito Bautista 917.535-2271 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Gene Salle ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Rod Cruz ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Romeo “Mio” Ramos ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

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Global Pinoy Singing Idol regional contest

OCT. 19—ABS-CBN/DZMM  and ANCOP USA will host the North East A Regional Competition of Global Pinoy Singing Idol from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Church of Hungary’s Fr. Meinrad Hall, 170 Hussa Street, Linden, NJ 07036. Also a dinner-dance event. Raffle tickets with fantastic prizes will be drawn in the same evening. This is a fund-raising project to sustain the ANCOP USA projects for the poor in the Philippines.
Donation is $30 per person. Tickets are available from any Couples for Christ member in the North East. Interested parties may contact Romy Dacayanan at 609.481.8505 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Charice in Oktober Fiesta at Astoria World Manor

OCT. 20—Charice will be the featured artist at Oktober Fiesta at Astoria World Manor at 25-22 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria, NY 11102. The event, which starts at 1 p.m., will also be highlighted by ballroom dancing and lavish buffet, with complimentary beer. Joining Charice is The Voice finalist Cheesa. General admission is $75 (VIP seating $95). For updates, visit www.oktoberfiesta.com. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Hotline is 212.682.6610.

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PMAA election of officers in Howard Beach, N.Y.

OCT. 20—The Philippine Medical Association in America (PMMA) will hold its election of officers at noon at Empire Buffet at 161-49 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach, NY 11414 (718.323.2888). It will be followed by a meeting. Dr. Prospero Lim will moderate. No pharmaceutical sponsor. Donation is $15 per person.

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Screening of docu on Jews fleeing to PH from Nazis

OCT. 24—A screening of the documentary “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust” (narrated by actor Liev Schreiber) will be held at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center at 556 Fifth Avenue (bet. 45th and 46th Streets) in Manhattan from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Presented by AJC New York and the Philippine Consulate General in celebration of Filipino American History Month, the one-hour docu tells how 1,200 Jews escaped the Nazis and immigrated to the Philippines. To register, visit ajcnyc.org/philippines2013

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San Pedro Calungsod fund-raiser at Double Tree Newark Airport, N.J.

NOV. 3—A benefit luncheon and dancing to propagate the devotion to the second Filipino saint, San Pedro Calungsod, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Newark Airport, 128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114. Drs. Jose and Violeta Quintos are the 2014 Hermano and Hermana Mayores. Attire: Dressy casual. Music by Lucio Marranzino. Donation is $60 per head. Checks payable to San Lorenzo Ruiz Association of America (SLRAA), Inc. Donations are tax deductible. Mail checks to Drs. Jose and Violeta Quintos at 45 Gramercy Ave., Yonkers, NY 10701. For particulars, call Dr. Joe and Violy Quintos 914.907.0867, Dr. Prospero Lim 347.248.5106, Dr. Marilyn Resurreccion 718.318.1612, Dr. Imelda Ong 201.265.9771, Perla Pinzon 718.496.1760, Dr. Alice Francisco 201.370.8363, Ollie David 732.499.7995, Dr. Edgar Lerias 631.697.2830, Mayette Sala 718.816.8615 or Carmencita Pulido 718.297.5091.

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Team United Maharlika’s 1st anniv. at Astoria Manor

NOV. 17—Team United Maharlika Foundation, Inc. will hold its first anniversary from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Astoria World Manor at 25-22 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria, NY 11102. Donation is $75, dinner and open bar. Attire: Filipiniana/formal. For particulars, call Nida Cortez 646.644.4101, Ria Serrano 718.414.4041, Medy Taeza 646.415.3040, Rick Respicio 201.993.8782, Cynthia Ballenas 917.797.1688, Rene 646.831.9541 or Greg and Yuka Agulan 908.472.1825.

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AFTA’s Masquerade Ball at Loving Life Center NYC

NOV. 23—The Association of Fil-Am Teachers in America (AFTA) will hold a Christmas Masquerade Ball from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Loving Life Learning Center on 43rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan. Formal attire (gown/coat & tie). Donation $60. RSVP Lumena Castañeda at 201.659.1545 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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PMAA induction, Christmas party at Bamboo Grill, N.J.

NOV. 24—The Philippine Medical Association in America (PMMA) will induct its new set of officers and hold its annual Christmas party at Bamboo Grill, 54 S. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, NJ 07621 (201.384.5951).

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Free rondalla lessons

On Sunday afternoons 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Regular lessons offered by the University of the Philippines Alumni & Friends Rondalla in Linden, N.J. (off Garden State Parkway Exit 136). Learn to play a traditional rondalla string instrument such as the bandurria, laud, octavina, guitar and double bass. Everyone from all age groups with all musical abilities (beginners to experienced players) are welcome. For more information, please contact Diane Valencia, UPAFR president at 732.317.3364 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please visit the University of the Philippines Alumni & Friends Rondalla Facebook Page, or its website at http://home.comcast.net/~uprondalla/

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