Thank you to those who RSVPed yes for our next potluck dinner on September 26. We will miss those who will not be able to make it to this month's get together. But I understand that some of you are celebrating a special occasion within the family and sharing this moment with some friends within the circle.
If you have not yet RSVPed, please do so and let us know what you would like to bring.
I am also inviting all of you to the Grand Fiesta of the Our Lady of Penafrancia at 6 p.m. , Saturday, September 19 at the St. Mary's Church located at 230 W. Galveston in Chandler. The novena-procession will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a regular mass. Parishioners walk to St. Mary's school grounds for the fiesta.
The third year celebration in honor of the Virgin of Penafrancia is an annual event that is highly anticipated by many Filipino-Americans and their guests all over the valley. Over a thousand visitors are expected to join in the novena, mass and potluck dinner featuring authentic Filipino cuisine, entertainment and open dancing. The public is invited to attend the fellowship. please be generous in your food donation. This is a great way to connect with fellow Filipinos, enjoy great food, relax and watch talented performers and make new friends.
If you would like to attend please let me know by Thursday, September 17th. Our group will meet at a spot right next to where the standing microphone is set up. Please be there as soon as mass is over so we can be fall in line for dinner early as the line gets pretty long.
If you are looking for "friends for life", this is the place to be. Meet Filipino-American families with Filipino heritage and diverse ethnic origins and Single or married friends interested in learning about Filipino culture. SE Valley families and their friends in Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, Mesa, Maricopa, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, San Tan Valley, Scottsdale and Phoenix areas are invited to attend. SEVFAF is social group that aims to connect Filipino-American families and friends in the SE Valley of Arizona by holding monthly fun and relaxing activities for adults and kids as well.
*Members are required to coordinate or help out in at least one event per year. No soliciting. Thank you.