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Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:30-8:30 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites Houston–Westchase
6440 West Sam Houston Parkway South
Houston, TX 77072

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HOLIDAYS – DATES OF NOTE

1 January 2019 – New Year’s Day
21 January 2019 – Martin Luther King. Jr. Day
18 February 2019 – Presidents’ Day
27 May 2019 – Memorial Day
4 July 2019 – Independence Day
2 September 2019 – Labor Day
14 October 2019 – Columbus Day
11 November 2019 – Veterans Day
28 November 2019 – Thanksgiving Day
25 December 2019 – Christmas Day

February 2019 – Black History Month US

Black History Month (#BHM) is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African-American History Month. The Philippines served as the inspiration for the founder of Black History Month, Carter G. Woodson. He served as a teacher in the early 1900s in the Philippines and saw the impact of colonization of the Filipinos; and was inspired to create this observance.

March 2019 – International Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day (#IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights. The United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day in the International Women’s Year, 1975. In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly invited member states to proclaim March 8 as the UN Day for women’s rights and world peace.

May 2019 – Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month US

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (#APAHM), now officially proclaimed Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, takes place in May. It celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

October 2019 – Filipino American History Month US

Filipino American History Month (#FAHM) is celebrated in the United States during the month of October. In 1991, Filipino American National Historical Society (#FANHS) board of trustees proposed the first annual Filipino American History Month to commence in October 1992. October was chosen to celebrate month to commemorate the arrival of the first Filipinos who landed in what is now Morro Bay, California on October 18, 1587. It is also the birth month of Filipino American labor leader Larry Itliong.

FIESTA KO SA TEXAS – HOUSTON, TX 

August 2019 – Fiesta Ko Sa Texas will be held at the Bayou City Event Center 9401 Knight Rd, Houston, TX 77045. DATE: 11 August 2019. Raffles. Cultural Dances. More Prizes – 2019 Toyota Camry. Food. Art. Music. Click here to Google Directions.

PHILIPPINES HOLIDAYS – DATES OF NOTE

1 January 2019 – New Year’s Day
5 February 2019 – Chinese New Year
9 April 2019 – The Day of Valor
18 April 2019 – Maundy Thursday
19 April 2019 – Good Friday
20 April 2019 – Holy Saturday
1 May 2019 – Labour Day
5 June 2019 – Eid al-Fitr
12 June 2019 – Independence Day
12 August 2019 – Eidul Adha
21 August 2019 – Ninoy Aquino Day
26 August 2019 – National Heroes Day
1 November 2019 – All Saints’ Day
30 November 2019 – Bonifacio Day
8 December 2019 – Feast of Immaculate Conception
25 December 2019 – Christmas Day
30 December 2019 – Rizal Day
31 December 2019 – New Year’s Eve

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES HOLIDAYS – DATES OF NOTE

1 January 2019 – New Year’s Day
3 April 2019 – Isra and Mi’raj
5 June 2-19 and 6 June 2019 – Eid al-Fitr
11 August 2019 – Arafat Day
12 August 2019 to 14 August 2019 – Eid al-Adha
1 September 2019 – Islamic New Year
10 November 2019 – Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
30 November 2019 – Martyrs’ Day
2 December 2019 – National Day
3 December 2019 – National Day Holiday

UNITED KINGDOM HOLIDAYS – DATES OF NOTE

1 January 2019 – New Year’s Day
19 April 2019 – Good Friday
6 May 2019 – Early May Bank Holiday
27 May 2019 – Spring Bank Holiday
25 December 2019 – Christmas Day
26 December 2019 – Boxing Day

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HOLIDAYS – DATES OF NOTE

1 January 2019 – New Year’s Day
21 January 2019 – Martin Luther King. Jr. Day
18 February 2019 – Presidents’ Day
27 May 2019 – Memorial Day
4 July 2019 – Independence Day
2 September 2019 – Labor Day
14 October 2019 – Columbus Day
11 November 2019 – Veterans Day
28 November 2019 – Thanksgiving Day
25 December 2019 – Christmas Day