CALENDAR: L.A. happenings from the weekend of July 19

Ken Kashiwahara

Ken Kashiwahara

July 19-21

Filipino Catholic charismatic prayer at the Marriot Burbank

The 17th National Convention of the Alliance of Communities will be held at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center on July 19-21, 2013. Chair and coordinator of this event is Ging Mangaliman, member of the AFCCPC Board (213-453-2595), The Spiritual Director is Fr. Ramon Valera, Head Shepherd of the AFCCPC. Panel of Convention speakers include Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle and Bishop Oscar Solis. Topics include: evangelization, spirituality, liturgy, pastoral ministry, and youth. Highlights of the Convention include the Filipino Priests Concert and Praise Celebration, healing services, Eucharistic Adoration, and Pilipino Misa ng Bayan.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

July 20

Chinatown walking tour

Saturday, July 20, 2013
5pm – Midnight
Central & West Plaza
943-951 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Free to the public. Bike racks and plenty of parking available. Metro: Gold Line Chinatown Station. StarLine Tours will be providing free shuttle every 10 minutes between Metro Gold Line Station and Chinatown Summer Nights. Vendors who wish to participate should contact LA Craft Experience at

Calligraphy Workshop

Saturday, July 20, 2013
Presented by UCLA Confucius Institute
Calligraphy by Guojing Cui
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee
Face Painting by Tailing Wong
Roaming Magician by Minh Tran

July 26

An evening of music with the St. Brendan Choral Group. St. Brendan Church presents Journey in Faith – An Evening of Music with the St. Brendan Choral Group. With musical direction by Victor Wheeler, the event will be held on Friday, July 26, 7pm, at the St. Brendan Church on 310 St. Van Ness, Los Angeles, CA 90020. For more information on tickets and reservation, please call (213) 590-6249.

July 27

Walk with Mitch event at Historic Filipinotown. On July 27, newly elected District 13 Councilman Mitch O’Farrell will be having his first “Walk with Mitch” event in Historic Filipinotown, a.k.a. HiFi. The event, which is meant to introduce O’Farrell and his staff to the HiFi residents, will bring City Hall and constituent services to the community.

August 16

4th ORH Charity Golf Tournament . The annual Operation Restore Hope (ORH) charity golf tournament will be held on August 16 at Robinson Ranch Golf Club in Santa Clarita, California. Proceeds will finance the October 2013 and February 2014 ORH surgical mission. Please join or be a sponsor for this worthy project. For further inquiries and donation, please call Don Calvo at (818)468-4246 or email at

August 21 & 24

Mass and celebrations of the 30th Anniversary of Ninoy Aquino’s “Martyrdom.”

The Ninoy Aquino Movement (NAM) of Los Angeles, in partnership with the Overseas Filipinos for Good Governance (OFGG), will be celebrating the 30th Martyrdom Anniversary of Ninoy Aquino. The celebration will be held on August 24, 2013, 7pm at the Carson Community Center in Carson, California. Mr. Ken Kashiwahara, an ABC News correspondent, will be the guest speaker for the event. Kashiwahara is also the brother-in-law of Ninoy, and was the last person Ninoy had spoken with before he was assassinated 30 years ago. A 6:30 pm mass is scheduled on August 21, 2013 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Santa Monica Blvd. The mass will be celebrated by Fr. Rodel Balagtas. For more information regarding this event, please contact Romy Baylon via telephone at (626) 548-4560, or via email at

August 31

Six sets of grandparent/grandchild will exchange stories about each other. “Stories enable us to listen deeply to one another, gathering families and communities together, in an expression of kapwa, the Filipino core value of shared identity and connectedness.” SIPA on August 31st from 5-7pm. 3200 W Temple St, Los Angeles • (213) 382-1819. Sponsored by the Center for Babaylan Studies (CFBS), the event is geared towards bringing two generations within the same families to talk story.

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