It is summer, and it is picnic time again.
Following are Filipino-American groups that have scheduled their picnics:
Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Michigan (PCCM) will hold its Tommy Bahama-themed picnic on Aug. 3 starting at 12:30 p.m. in Raintree Park, 3775 John R Road, Troy. There will be a live reggae band to entertain the picnickers. There will be games and dancing. There will also be “Piston surprises.” PCCM members are asked to bring food.
For more details, anyone planning to attend the picnic may call PCCM President Archie Mojares at 248-765-6724 or PCCM Chairperson Betsy Henry, 248-770-3422.
Kahirup of Michigan will hold its picnic and election on July 20 at Raintree Park on John R Road, Troy. It will start at 12:30 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.
Waray-Waray International Organization-Michigan announced its summer picnic will be held on July 12, 2014, starting at 10:30 a.m., at Brinston Park at 2262 Brinston Drive, Troy. For more details, members are asked to call Tad Hubahib at tel. 734 466 9999.
The Bikolandia Association of Michigan’s annual picnic will be on June 28, from 10 a.m. to dusk, in Marshbank Park, West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation, 2805 Hiller Road, West Bloomfield. Contact persons and their telephone numbers: Bert Reginaldo (248) 706-8849; Tess Porcalla (248) 667-1058; and Rose Herrera (248) 835-4348.
Michigan Circulo Pampangueno’s picnic is set on August 3 (Sunday) at Jaycees Park in Troy. It will start at 11 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. It is a potluck affair. For further information, members may call Alex Sitchon at 586-822-5963.or Flor Sitchon, 586-822-5951.
Far Eastern and American Nurses Association of Great Lakes (FANA) will hold its annual picnic on July 4 in the lakeside backyard of Van Ong in Novi. FANA will charge $10 per person Kids under 5 years old are free. Proceeds will be used to partly fund the 2015 medical-surgical mission of FANA in the Philippines. Fee covers food, drinks and entertainment. The event will coincide with the annual July 4 fireworks display (30 minutes) hosted by the Ong family.