BOSFilipinos Fall Events Roundup

By Trish Fontanilla

Okay, okay… it’s not Fall yet, but we did want you to make sure you marked your calendars for these awesome upcoming events. If we missed something, feel free to leave a note for us in the comments and we'll add it!

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4th BOSFilipinos Meetup
Thursday, September 13, 2018
6PM - 8PM @ Scholar’s

Our next BOSFilipinos meetup will be September 13th! There's no agenda for this hang out... just food, fun, Filipinos + friends. We hope to see you there! RSVP on Facebook:


A One-Night-Only Filipino Feast at B3
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
6PM - 8PM

“For one night only, Berklee College of Music partner restaurant B3's executive chef Jeffrey Salazar, will be cooking up a spectrum of Filipino dishes—a tribute to his Philippine heritage—where guests are invited to feast together family-style, in partnership with Cross Cultures by Cheryl Tiu.”

Orientation Workshop for Foreign-Trained Immigrants in Greater Boston
Saturday, September 22, 2018
10AM - 2PM @ East Boston Library

“Join us for our New Immigrants Orientation Workshop! We are bringing in experts to answer questions and provide resources that will help recent immigrants build on their foreign training to reach their potential in the United States. Come learn more about how to navigate the U.S. systems, hear about career development opportunities and meet other new immigrants and advocates in the Greater Boston area. Attendance is FREE.”

Asian Street Food Night Market
Saturday, September 22, 2018
4PM - 11PM @ The Shops at Chestnut Hill

“Welcome to the one and only Asian Street Food Night Market in the Greater Boston Area! 30+ local Asian vendors will be cooking and serving over 100 different types of Asian dishes and snacks, including Chinese crepes, takoyaki, Korean rice cakes (topokki), Uyghur lamb kebab, skewers, fruit teas, Thai dessert, and so many more!”

The 8th Asian American Cultural Concert
Sunday, September 23, 2018
3PM - 5PM @ Isaac Harris Cary Memorial Building

“A high-quality art and cultural concert is coming up in Lexington Battin Hall. Audiences will enjoy ethnic culture, music, dance, and innovative performances from Asian countries. Let's grab a seat and enjoy this wonderful afternoon with us. The end of the concert, we are going to have a big surprise. Don't miss out on all the FUN!”


Filipino Fiesta Boodlefest Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
Saturday, October 13, 2018
6PM - 11PM @ Watertown Sons-Of-Italty

“In the Philippines, a boodlefest is a military style meal in which food is piled on top of banana leaves, laid out on long tables, and eaten with bare hands. Join BKP in celebrating its 20th year! Eat, dance, support our literacy programs and libraries in the Philippines.”


Boston Asian American Film Festival
Dates vary

“This is the 10th festival and we're extending our fun and films to another weekend! The festival will be held at Brattle Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 18 and the rest of the programming will be at Paramount Center and various other venues. Please save the date and join us for a great experience with the community.

Save the date for our PREVIEW PARTY | September 26, 7-9PM @ Oberon”

ASPIRE Happy Hour
uesday, October 2, 2018
6PM - 9PM @ The Pour House

“Come out to meet some awesome people whether you are new to the area or looking to stretch your network. It never hurts to make more friends! Appetizers will be provided! Bring yourself! Bring your friends! All are welcome!”

2018 CelebrAsians Benefit Fashion Show
Saturday, October 13, 2018
6PM - 9PM @ Boston Medical Center Shapiro Center Atrium

“CelebrASIANS is a benefit fashion show presented by AWFH to celebrate the strength and resiliency of Asian cancer/trauma survivors. They will model the creations of leading Asian designers while the audience learns about their inspiring stories and aspirations.”


2018 AAPI Civil Rights Forum
Friday, October 26, 2018
8AM - 3:15PM @ Federal Reserve Plaza

“The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Commission and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Boston Area Office invites you to this (non-political) forum and hope you will leave this event more empowered to embracing the synergy that will strengthen us. This forum is created by your community for our community.”

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7AM - 8PM, @ Your Local Voting Booth

No, this isn’t an Asian / Filipino specific but it’s important. To check whether you’re registered to vote, where you vote, and more, click on the links above.

Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class: Classic Asian Flavors with Chef Irene Li
Monday, November 19, 2018
6PM - 8PM @ Boston Public Market

“The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market is honored to welcome James Beard Rising Star Chef Irene Li for a very special hands-on cooking experience. In Chef Li's class, attendees will learn the traditional Asian fusion cuisine that has people lining up for her popular food truck and restaurant, Mei Mei. Join us to cook side-by-side with one of Boston's most prestigious chef heros who is committed to highlighting New England’s local farmers, fishermen and artisans on her menus!”

As always, you can keep up to date with the latest Filipino / Asian events around town by checking out our Events page. We’ll see you out there!

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