Cebu Clergy Performing Artists at PhilCenter NY
SEPT. 4—The Cebu Clergy Performing Artists under the Archdiocese of Cebu will be featured in “Saulog,” a celebration of our faith and heritage inherent of our Filipino culture, at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Light reception at 6 p.m. and showtime at 7:30 p.m. The show is part of the group’s U.S.-Canada concert tour from Sept. 1 to 7. The New York leg is coordinated by Susan Gasis with Jesse Chan of the Filipino Apostolate of St. Brigid under Marian Cenacle Movement. The New York steering committee is headed by Susan Gasis and Sylvia Labial Buhian. For tickets, call 646.227.8582.
Raymond Lauchengco in concert at Kalayaan Hall
SEPT. 12—OPM concert artist and former matinee idol Raymond Lauchengco will take center stage at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan in a concert called “Love on Fifth Avenue.” With guest performer Jared Martin. Presented by TFC, Bantay Bata and JB Entertainment. For tickets, call Joji Babuschak at 732.929.3909.
Filipino Children’s Fund NY benefit concert with Eric Celerio, Intensity 3
Friends Indeed USA, Inc.’s 10th anniv. ‘Charity’ grand ball
SEPT. 20—Friends Indeed USA, Inc. will hold its Friendship “Charity” Grand Ball starting at noon at the grand ballroom of Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, NY 11102. Donation is $85. Proceeds to benefit the organization’s 2015 medical and humanitarian missions. Strictly black tie. For tickets and other info, call Dr. Dolly Rivera 908.963.6963, Dr. Linda Pelayo 917.843.7124, Betty Buenviaje 336.251.7968, Drs. Rod and Elma Castillo 201.320.0794, Josie Cicotto 646.338.8382 or Gerry Austria 201.238.1785.
Deadline for Outstanding UP Alumni in New Jersey Award
‘Hotdog’ concert in Lodi, N.J.
SEPT. 21—The legendary OPM band “Hotdog” is holding a concert at Breslin Theater, Felician College at 262 South Main St., Lodi, NJ 07644, with special guests OPM icon Joey Albert and the Filharmonic Band, with ace musical director Lerrick Santos. Proceeds of the 3 p.m. concert will help rebuild Assumption College in Passi, Iloilo. Tickets are $58, $48 and $38. Call any of the following: 917.294.6783, 914.659.9670, 347.738.3025, 646.932.0272, 917.482.6813, 908.265.1430, 914.282.7662 or 908.906.9788.
Camden, N.J. to present International Day festival
UPAANJ biennial assembly at Double Tree Newark, N.J.
NOV. 23—UPAANJ’s Biennial General Assembly, Election and Honoring Outstanding UP Alumni from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel, Newark, N.J. Admission is discounted at $55 per person for payments received on or before Nov. 10. Ticket is $65 after Nov. 10, and at the door. Check payable to UPAA New Jersey and must be mailed to Tatess Abad at 220 Howard Street, Dumont, NJ 07628 (Tel. 201.486.5852).
Free rondalla lessons