Free Screening of "Achy Breaky Heart", Oct. 6 at AMC Skokie

A FREE private screening of “Achy Breaky Heart” will be held Thurs;, October 6 at the AMC Showplace Village Crossing located at 7000 Carpenter Rd, Skokie, IL 60077. 

The showing of this film was made possible through Western Union, in partnership with the Consulate General, and Filipino community organizations.There will be 2 screenings, with a free reception each before showing at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm, along with other sponsors.

RSVP is required by registering to this link: bit.ly/WUCHIabh. For questions and further details, please directly communicate with Ms. Tolentino at Mylz.Tolentino@ westernunion.com or Stephanie Judal at Stephanie.Judal@ westernunion.com.

Filipino American History Month events in October

Oct 6, Thur., 2 screenings at 6pm and 8:30pm- “Achy Breaky Hearts” at AMC Showplace, 7000 Carpenter Rd Skokie, IL 60077 (RSVP wuevents@westernunion.com– Western Union with PACF)

Oct 7, Fri., 5:00-10:00 pm - TGIF Concert* with Jessica Sanchez, Mikey Bustos & Samasama Project (Lou Cabalona at 708-528-6321, Email – piyestapinoy@gmail.com, PACF)

Oct. 8-9, 2016 Filipino American History Month (FAHM) in New Orleans, LA Symposium, Gala* Historical Marker Trip, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA (Robert Romero 504-533-9822)

Oct. 8, Sat. - Pintig Stage Workshop at Rizal Center, 1332 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL, Levi Aliposa Tel. 773-491-2810, CIRCA/Pintig and FACC. Also at 9 am, The Property and Assets Protection Workshop & Fraud Prevention initiative , call Elsie Sy-Niebar, 773-610-1287, elsyniebar@msn.com

Oct 9 Sun., 2-5 pm Film Showing over Soda and Pop, Cesar Montano as “Dr. Jose Rizal” * Venue: Rizal Center, Donation:$5.00, Call Rev. Raul Fermin, KOR, 847 204-4139 or raulfermin@gmail.com

Oct 13, Thur. 5:30 pm – Film showing of “Above the Clouds” at Chicago Public Library Uptown Branch, 929 W Buena Ave, Chicago, IL 60613 Call (312) 744-8400

Oct 15, Sat. - “Sining Mulat 4” – Children’s Arts and Philippine Crafts*, Drawing and Painting for ages 6-12 years old. Donation $10 w/ lunch, Rizal Center. Email: Willi Buhay at buhaywilli@gmail.com

Oct 15, Sat., 4-8 pm – “Silip/Sulyap, “Art Exhibit with reception*. Rizal Center, Donation $10.00. Willi Buhay at buhaywilli@gmail.com

Oct 15, Sat., 6pm - Search for Young Ambassadors* - Lead your peers in making a difference.. at Drury Lane Theater Sponsor - Chicago Nightingales, 100 Drury Lane, Oak Brook Terrace, IL Phoebe Doruelo-630-740-4994

Oct 16, Sun., 4-7pm – Old Town School – A Tri-Performance of Ethnic Communities (Filipinos, Koreans, and Indians) Venue: Rizal Heritage Center. Contact Bobby Luna, 773 524-9798

Oct 20, Thursday, 5:30 PM – “Rizal in USA” during the Consulate General's "Ika-20 na Pagkikita sa Konsulado" Mariano Santos anongsantos@yahoo.com, Sponsor - Knights of Rizal Central USA) (See page 42 for story)

Oct 20, Thursday, 5:30 PM - Gawad Kalinga Night at E+O 125 Randhurst Village Drive, Mt. Prospect, IL. Special Filipino menu available at E+O throughout October. (Leslie 224-848-983 or Jun 847-848-2300)

Oct 22, Saturday, 12pm to 2pm Pamanang Pinoy: Musika at The Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60605 (RSVP to cocuration.philippines@fieldmuseum.org)

Oct 22, Sat., 5:45 pm; Oct 24, Mon., 5:45 pm & Oct 26 at 1 pm - Chicago International Film Festival presents film screening of “Ordinary People”* at AMC River East 21, 322 E Illinois St, Chicago IL 60611, tickets - http://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/tickets

Oct 22, Sat., 5pm Filipiniana Fashion Show* Call- Alma Reed 515-240-5631 Sponsor Philippine Cultural Group of Michigan)

Oct 22, Sat., 6:30pm Filipino American Association of South DuPage 32nd Anniversary Gala at Double Tree Suites by Hilton, 2111 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515 call-Jose Soloria (630)915-5956)

Oct. 23, Sun., 11 am - 4 pm FAHM ‘s Most Outstanding Fil-AM Seniors* at Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport 10249 West Irving Park Road Schiller Park, IL (email Adeline : adeline.pacf96@gmail.com Sponsor – PACF)

Oct. 23 Sun., 12 noon - FAHM celebration in Mundelein. Mass in the chapel at St. Maria del Popolo, 116 North Lake Street, Mundelein, IL (Contact Yolly Rodrigo 847-951-0148)

Oct. 23, Sun, 11:30 am Methodism & US Colonial Rule in the Philippines, Central United Methodist Church, 8237 Kenton, Skokie, Call Anong 847-528-4991

Oct. 23, Sun., 5pm Fashion for a Cause, proceeds go to artesian wells for the poor (Call Norma Manankil 630-319-7949)

Oct 25, Tues., 5:30 pm-9:30 pm-Gawad Kalinga Night @ E+ O, $25 covers hors d'oeuvres and a drink, 100% goes to GK. Call Jun de Guia 847 848 2300

Oct 27, Thur., 5:30 pm - Justice Denied: Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio at 10/F 25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (Sponsor - The Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago, RSVP wardscove.eventbrite.com) (See page 42)

Oct 29, Sat., 8pm – Chicago Filipino Asian American Hall of Fame 22nd Anniversary* at Hyatt O’Hare, for tickets: viatimes@sbcglobal.net

Oct 29, Sat., 2:30pm to 4:30pm- FANHS Exhibits and Forum on relevant & timely issues/topics beneficial to our community (Importance of political involvement, knowing our rights) Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie, IL. Call: Jelly, 847-679-7058,msjellybeans@aol.com

Oct 30, Sun., 2-5 pm - Halloween Costume Party with Philippine History Characters, Rizal Center. Contact Al Cabagnot 773 799-8043, Filipino American Grandparents Association of Chicago (FAGPAC)

Oct 30, Sun., 2:30pm to 4:30pm.- NaFFAA’s Halloween celebration with FilAm youths showcasing their talent during the variety talent show. Niles Public Library, 6960 Oakton Ave., Niles, IL. Jelly 847-679-7058 Abby, 847-529-5558

Oct 30, Sun., 3pm - Film screening of “Hinabing Pakpak ng Ating Mga Anak”* by Notre Dame Professor of Theater and Film-Anton Juan .DePaul Student Center Hall 120 B, Contact Dr Cleofe Casambre cleocasambre@gmail.com


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