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SAN LORENZO FIESTA. The celebration of the San Lorenzo feast day last Sept. 30 in Canton, Michigan was capped by a cultural show presented by the Philippine Arts and Culture Ensemble of Michigan (PACE-MI). Photo shows young PACE-MI members taking a bow after performing the Binoyugan folk dance. The dancers are Ella Almendras, Ysabel Bautista, Janelle Bernardino, Jessica Delmar, Roselyn Ignacio, Dea Olegario and Cheska Olegario. (Photo by Percy Antonio)

The Michigan chapter of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA-MI) will celebrate Filipino-American History Month on Oct. 22, 2016 at 4 p.m.-9 p.m. in the Philippine American Cultural Center of Michigan (PACCM) in Southfield, it was announced.

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State and federal resolutions proclaim October as Filipino American History Month.

NaFFAA-MI Chairperson Fe San Agustin said that the celebration will be highlighted by an exhibit of cultural and historical articles and Filipino couture. A Tagalog movie will also be shown.

The celebration will start at 4 p.m. with a short program. This will be followed by dinner. Starting at 6 p.m., the Tagalog movie will be screened.

Preferred attires are kimono and barong.

Donations are set at $10 each for adults, and $5 each for children who are 8-14 years old.

For more details, people intending to join the celebration are urged to call any one of the following: Fe San Agustin, tel. 586-360-6822; Tess Porcalla, 248-432-7226; Loida Moses, 248-672-0789; Tony Kho, 248-755-6122; Becky Tungol, 248-755-6119; and Amy Risvold, 586-268-5726.