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Filipino American History Month 2019 Planned Events

Oct 3, Thurssday at 6pm to 7pm – 2019 FAHM Celebration Kickoff at Alliance Française de Chicago, 810 N Dearborn St Chicago, IL. Sponsor – Philippine Consulate General in Chicago and the Filipino Community. Contact
Noly Dulay cultural.chicagopcg@ gmail.com and Tito Ruben tito. rubens@gmail.com.

Oct 3, Thursday at 7pm to 10:30pm – Film showing of award winning movie Signal Rock Movie,in cooperation with Asian Pop- Up Cinema by Sophia’s Choice at Alliance Française de Chicago, 810 N Dearborn St Chicago,
IL. Contact Louella Cabalona louellarose@gmail.com. Sponsor – Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).

Oct 6, Sunday to Oct 21, Monday – 1st Filipino Restaurant Week in Chicago. The event will run for two weeks. 10/6-10/21. Each restaurant will promote a dish which qualify a patron for a sticker to collect onto a passport. Each
qualifying passport will qualify the patron for raffle prizes at a block party at Mora Asian Kitchen in Bolingbrook, IL on Saturday, 10/26/19, from 1-4pm. Contact Jan Paul Ferrer jpcferrer@me.com. Sponsor – International Society of
Filipinos in Finance in Accounting (ISFFA).

Oct 6, 20, 27 Sundays, 2pm to 4:30pm – Parol making at St. Gregory Social Hall, lower level of Gym building Address:1609 W. Gregory St. Chicago, IL 60640 (corner Ashland Avenue, south of Bryn Mawr). Parking is Free. Workshop Free to Participants.Sponsor – Filipinos of St. Gregory. Contact – Susan Silvano Email: silvano5311@comcast. net and Butch Odulio Email: butchines@comcast.net

Oct 8, Tuesday at 6pm – Film showing of the movie Miss Granny. Signal Rock movie ticket holders are eligible to claim reserved seats for a free-admission-first-come-firstserved Filipino film, Miss Granny starring Sarah Geronimo on Tuesday Oct 8 at 6pm at the Harold Washington Public Library. Contact Louella
Cabalona louellarose@gmail.com. Sponsor – Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).

Oct 10, Thursday at 7pm – Southeast Asian Film Festival AT DePaul University – Merle Reskin Theatre 60 E Balbo Dr, Chicago, IL 60604. A diverse program of short films by established and emerging Southeast Asian filmmakers,
including the following short films from the Philippines – “Jodilerks Defa Cruz, Employee of the Month”
Directed by Carlo Francisco, “Baguio Address No. 10” Directed by Mervine Aquino and “We Still Have to Close Our Eyes” Directed by John Torres. Contact Noly Dulay cultural. chicagopcg@gmail.com. Sponsor – Philippine Consulate General in Chicago. Contact Noly Dulay cultural. chicagopcg@gmail.com

Oct 11, Friday, 5pm to 8pm – Journey for Justice: Untold Filipino-American History at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60607. Meet the co-author of Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong, Gayle Romasanta in this social justice driven family program. Contact Tito Ruben tito.rubens@gmail.com.
Sponsor – Chicago Cultural Alliance, CIRCA/Pintig, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, UIC Global
Asian Studies, FANHS Greater Chicago Chapter and Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago

Oct 12, Saturday, 9am to 12noon – FAHM Celebration plus Journey for Justice Book Launch at Seafood City Chicago Elston Market Mix. Contact Tito Ruben tito.rubens@gmail.com. Sponsor – FANHS Greater Chicago Chapter,
Seafood City Chicago, AFIRE, APALA, CIRCA/Pintig, FALA, Centro de Trabaderos Unidos and Kabataan Alliance.

Oct 12, Saturday, 1pm to 4pm – Journey for Justice: Untold Filipino-American History at Budlong Chicago Public Library 5630 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60659. Contact Tito Ruben tito.rubens@gmail.com. Sponsor –
Chicago Cultural Alliance, Chicago Public Library, CIRCA/Pintig FAHSC, FANHS Greater Chicago Chapter, and Philippine American Cultural Foundation.

Oct 12, Saturday, Time and Place TBA – Carbo-Loading, meet and greet the Filipino and Filipino American runners participating at the Chicago Marathon. Contact Jan Paul Ferrer jpcferrer@me.com. Sponsor – International Society of Filipinos in Finance in Accounting (ISFFA).

Oct 13, Sunday, 7am to Noon – Cheer the Filipino and Filipino American runners participating at the Chicago Marathon. We invite the community to cheer the runners at various locations in the route of the marathon. Contact Tito Ruben tito. rubens@gmail.com and Malou Tabo maloutabo@sbcglobal.net. Sponsor – Philippine American Cultural Foundation and Joy Dance Club.

Oct 19, Saturday, 2pm to 5pm – Indigenous Dance Celebration at Trickster Art Gallery | 190 South Roselle Rd. Schaumburg, IL . Celebrate traditional dances and enjoy the beautiful regalia from the native communities of the
Trickster Art Gallery, along with other ingenious dancers from the Filipino, Japanese, Aztec and Maori
communities. Contact Tito Ruben tito.rubens@gmail.com. Sponsor – Filipino American Historical Society
of Chicago, BIBBAK, IL

Oct 20, Sunday, 2pm to 4pm –Multi-talent presentation for Youth, Parol making for use at our 25th Simbang Gabi at St Isaac Jogues Parish 8149 Golf Rd, Niles, IL. Sponsor – NAFFAA and FANHS Midwest, Contact – Jelly Carandang

Oct 20, Sunday, 2pm to 4pm – Fil Am History Month Mass at SMDP Catholic Church, Mundelein Illinois 116 N Lake St, Mundelein, IL. Contact Carmen Garcia carmenoca@gmail.com. Sponsor – Fil-Am Group of Mundelein.

Oct 27, Sunday, 1pm to 4pm – Filipino Restaurant Week block party at Mora Asian Kitchen in Bolingbrook, IL. Contact Jan Paul Ferrer jpcferrer@me.com. Sponsor – International Society of Filipinos in Finance in Accounting

Oct 27, Sunday, 1pm to 4pm – FAHM Celebration and Film Showing of Call Her Ganda at Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Rd, Darien, IL 60561. Contact Luis Ferrer lbfcabo@ yahoo.com. Sponsor – Filipino
American Association of South Du Page.

Nov 9, Saturday – Chicago Filipino Asian American Hall of Fame 2019 Silver Anniversary & Grand Reunion at Hyatt Regency O’Hare. This Gala includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a formal Awards program, and dancing!
Contact Veronica Leighton viatimes@comcast.net.

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