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