Community Calendar



Continuing to April 2  Daily 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.(until after 10:00 p.m.mass on Monday -Thursday). Lenten Exhibit featuring the Stations of the Cross in hands and feet images by Jeremias Acebedo (Leyte). Copley Crypt Chapel, Georgetown University. (Entrance is behind Copley Hall). 3700 O St., NW, Washington, DC.

April 2 (Sunday) 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  Mayon Global Foundation “Chocolates For Children” Baao, Cam Sur & Tiwi Albay Philippines, for details and to support this program, contact Bella Frank, 571-306-7953

April 8 (Sunday) 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Kababayan, Inc. Of NOVA Annual Easter Celebration,Contact Clarissa Valdez @(703)-593-4017 or

Apr 21 | May 19 (Saturday) 10:00 a.m.  Birhen ng Antipolo, U.S.A, Inc. Monthly Mass. Crypt Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave N.E. Washington, DC 20064.Contact:

Apr 21 (Saturday) 12:00 noon-5:00p.m. La Salle-Ateneo-UP Alumni Associations BowlALU 3.0. Ateneo Alumni Metro DC-La Salle Philippines Alumni Assn-UPAA Bowling Tournament. Bowl America-Edsall, Alexandria.   This is a fundraising bowling tournament by the three alumBowl associations. Go to Facebook:  BowlALU 2018.

Apr 28  (Saturday) 10:00 a.m – 4:00 pm.  Rita M. Cacas Foundation presents The Filipino American Community Archives (FACA) Open House (Maryland Day). University of Maryland Hornbake Library, 4130 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740. Contact:

Apr 28  (Saturday)  9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and April 29 (Sunday) 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Filipino Ministry of Northern Virginia, “Life in the Spirit Seminar,” with Fr. Eric de la Pena. St. Bernadette Parish,7600 Old Keene Mill Rd., Apringfield , VA 22152. $30 pp. Deadline is April 21. Includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and materials for 2 days. Information Contact: Ed Tiong 703-403-5624.

May 5 (Saturday) 12:00 -5:00 p.m. Mayon Global Foundation Spring Picnic & Ang Mutya Nation’s Capital  2nd Canvassing  Location to be announced. Contact: Vangie Miller, 301-250-5085

May 6  (Sunday) Time TBA. Rita M. Cacas Foundation, “Remembering the former Manila House on K Street, NW,”  A one-year celebration of the Literary Landmark dedication ceremony, honoring the former Filipino American community center (1940s-1960s) and author, Bienvenido Santos. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C. Contact:

May 12 (Sunday) 7:00p.m. – PAFC Philippine Graduation Showcase with Philippine Embassy.This event recognizes graduating Filipinos and Filipino Americans in the D.C. metropolitan area at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate level.  Details to be released soon. Registration will be released early April. Contact:

May 28 (Monday) 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Branch 4/Unit 4 and East Coast Region Memorial Day Picnic:  Pavillion 7, Bolling Air Force Base.  Please send RSVP to Claudio Pedery at 240-461-7878 or

May- Aug PAFC Internship Program & Summer Leadership Series

PAFC will welcome interns to assist in the planning of upcoming PAFC events and a series of professional development workshops will be offered over the summer geared towards high school students in the Filipino American community. Contact:

Jun 9 (Saturday) Jolly Friends 5th Annual Charity Ball. Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22209. Contact: 202-460-7874

Jun 16 (Saturday) Lunch at 12:00 noon; Program at 1:00p.m. Fleet Reserve Association East Coast Region Branch4 & Unit 4 Installation of Officers. Location TBA. Contact: Claudio Pedery, 240-461-7878 or

Jun 23 (Saturday) 10:00 a.m.  Birhen ng Antipolo 21th Annual National Filipino Pilgrimage,. Main Upper Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave N.E. Washington, DC 20064.Contact:

Jun 23 (Saturday) Migrant Heritage People’s Ball, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. Contact:

Jul 4 (Wednesday) 12:45—5:00 p.m. Independence/Friendship Day hosted by the Zambaleneos/MPHSCI Board of Directors. 6482 Bock Road, Oxon Hills, MD 20745. Contact Jay F. Cabacar at; Kay Fune Palangdao at;

Jul 21 (Saturday) 6 p.m.-12 mn. University of Santo Tomas Golden Corps of Cadets Alumni Association International Grand Reunion and Induction of Officers (2018-2020). Net proceeds to benefit the UST Golden Corps Scholarship Program. USTGCCAAI will recognize and award posthumously Col. Cesar B. Martinez– Corps Commander of UST ROTC Class of 1958, USTHS PMT- Commandant, UST College of Architecture Professor, Philippine Military Academy – Professor, and Knights of Columbus – Master of the 4th Degree. Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209. $85 regular, $100 premium. Music: DJ Von. Attire: Black Tie/Barong/Military Uniform. Contact: Danny Oriño at or (202) 550-4991

Sep 16 (Sun) @ 2p.m. – PAFC Annual Community Meeting  Mid-year celebration to present overview of PAFC’s events and programs thus far and invite new event ideas from the community. Contact:

Sep 15 (Saturday) 6:00 p.m. Ateneo Alumni Association of Metro Washington DC’s 30th Anniversary Ball, “30 Blue Years On The Hill.” Marriott Fairview Park. Contact: Jojo Mendoza at or 703-994-7886

Sep 15 (Saturday) 12:00 noon-4:00 p.m. 2018 Our Lady of Penafrancia Fiesta & Ang Mutya Nation’s Capital 3rd (last) Canvassing.  Novenary Mass celebration followed by “Fiesta Sa Bicol” fellowship, dancing and fun! 22320 Canterfield Way Germantown MD 20876. Contact: Vangie Miller 301-250-5085  or

Oct. 6 (Sat) @ 7:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. PAFC Filipino American History Month Festival  

In celebration of Filipino American History Month, PAFC will host a festival to share the rich Filipino and Filipino American culture, arts, food, and history with the greater Washington D.C metropolitan area. Program will include cultural performances, food vendors, product vendors, health & fitness programs, celebrity entertainment, and more. Contact:

Oct 20 (Saturday) Jesus Through Mary (JTM)-USA, Inc. coordinates the First Anniversary of the Rosary Garden and Walk at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate. Contact:   Emilie G. Dearing : 703-323-0262

Oct 25  (Thursday) Rita Cacas Foundation,Istorya-DC 2018.” Celebrating Filipino American Heritage month and Archives Month. Details and location, TBA.

Oct 27 (Saturday) 6:00 p.m.– midnight. Mayon Global Foundation 5th Annual Charity Gala & Ang Mutya Nation’s Capital Coronation. Gaithersburg Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway Gaithersburg MD. Dinner Buffet with cultural show, dancing (music by DJ Bonnie) $75 per person. RSVP/Details contact:Teta Blake 240-780-6165.