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2023 PHILCENTER SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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Activities & Events

Its more fun in PhilCenter all year round!

Santacruzan-Flores De Mayo

PhilCenter hosts this event annually in May in celebrating the traditional Filipino Fiesta of Santacruzan/Flores de Mayo. A Santacruzan is a religious-historical beauty pageant held throughout the Philippines during the month of May. It is one of the most colorful festival in the Philippines which commemorates the finding of the Holy Cross by Queen Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. Candidates are fielded to compete in becoming the Reyna Elena (Queen Helena). The candidates compete by raising the most money for the PhilCenter. During the Coronation Ball, all participants and their escorts proceeded by the young Angels parade around the dance hall and then proceeded to the stage for coronation. Guests in attendance are encouraged to wear the native Barong Tagalog and Maria Clara dresses.

Golf Tournament

PhilCenter hosts this annual golf tournament around July as a fundraising event. Top-notched prizes are offered from SUV & $10k for hole-in-one plus various prizes for different categories. Most tournaments were held at the Oxnard River Ridge Golf Course. Golf fee includes free use of golf carts, snacks and lunch following the tournament.

Ms. PhilCenter Coronation Ball

PhilCenter hosts this annual fundraising event in search for the Ms. PhilCenter of the current year in September. The pageant is alternated each year among adults, teens and children contestants. The contest culminates on a beautiful coronation night with plenty of dancing enjoyment for the guests.

Valentines Ball

PhilCenter hosts this annual event in celebration of Valentine Day and as a yearly fundraising. The event is usually held close to Valentine Day. During the event, the Miss Valentine for the current year is selected among ladies nominated by the guests to join. To enter the selection, sponsors will nominate candidates by making a “BRICK DONATION ($100 each)” to the PhilCenter. A candidate can be nominated many times. Each BRICK DONATION will be credited as a raffle entry for the candidate. The more nominations a candidate garners, the more raffle entries she gets thus increasing her chances for being picked. From all the entries, the last year Miss Valentine draw the winning entry and the winner is crowned as the new Miss Valentine. stage for coronation. Guests in attendance are encouraged to wear the native Barong Tagalog and Maria Clara dresses.

New Year’s Eve Ball

PhilCenter hosts this public event during our turn. The celebration is normally held at Oxnard Performing Arts Center in order to accommodate a large attendance. The event hosting is rotated among member associations of the Phil-Am Council. The PhilCenter hosted the 2016 and the 2018 New Year’s Ball.

Casino Trips

PhilCenter co-sponsors with other associations two fundraising casino trips annually to various casinos like Pechanga, Fantasy Springs and Morongo and Valley View Casino.

Activities & Events

Its more fun in PhilCenter all year round!

Fun Sunday Dinner & Dance

PhilCenter hosts this monthly casual dance which is open to the public on the First Sunday of each month from 5pm-9pm. For only $12 entry fee, guests will enjoy a nice dinner and have fun dancing for several hours.

Casino Trips

PhilCenter co-sponsors with other associations two fundraising casino trips annually to various casinos like Pechanga, Fantasy Springs and Morongo and Valley View Casino.

Donors/Investors Appreciation Night

PhilCenter co-sponsors with other associations two fundraising casino trips annually to various casinos like Pechanga, Fantasy Springs and Morongo and Valley View Casino.

Golf Tournament

PhilCenter hosts this annual golf tournament around July as a fundraising event. Top-notched prizes are offered from SUV & $10k for hole-in-one plus various prizes for different categories. Most tournaments were held at the Oxnard River Ridge Golf Course. Golf fee includes free use of golf carts, snacks and lunch following the tournament.

Ms. PhilCenter Coronation Ball

PhilCenter hosts this annual fundraising event in search for the Ms. PhilCenter of the current year in September. The pageant is alternated each year among adults, teens and children contestants. The contest culminates on a beautiful coronation night with plenty of dancing enjoyment for the guests.

Kamayan Luncheon

PhilCenter hosts this annual fundraising event in serving the traditional Filipino Kamayan Feast. The Kamayan is a unique luncheon where the food is served entirely on banana leaves laid on top of the table. Guests are required to fully wash their hands as no utensils will be provided. Guests will have to eat the food with their hands. A whole array seafood, barbeque meat, veggies, salad, rice and desserts are continually replenished for your continued eating enjoyment while traditional music is played on the background. The Kamayan became so popular that we need to split the luncheon in two sessions to accommodate more guests.

Santacruzan-Flores De Mayo

PhilCenter hosts this event annually in May in celebrating the traditional Filipino Fiesta of Santacruzan/Flores de Mayo. A Santacruzan is a religious-historical beauty pageant held throughout the Philippines during the month of May. It is one of the most colorful festival in the Philippines which commemorates the finding of the Holy Cross by Queen Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. Candidates are fielded to compete in becoming the Reyna Elena (Queen Helena). The candidates compete by raising the most money for the PhilCenter. During the Coronation Ball, all participants and their escorts proceeded by the young Angels parade around the dance hall and then proceeded to the stage for coronation. Guests in attendance are encouraged to wear the native Barong Tagalog and Maria Clara dresses.

Valentines Ball

PhilCenter hosts this annual event in celebration of Valentine Day and as a yearly fundraising. The event is usually held close to Valentine Day. During the event, the Miss Valentine for the current year is selected among ladies nominated by the guests to join. To enter the selection, sponsors will nominate candidates by making a “BRICK DONATION ($100 each)” to the PhilCenter. A candidate can be nominated many times. Each BRICK DONATION will be credited as a raffle entry for the candidate. The more nominations a candidate garners, the more raffle entries she gets thus increasing her chances for being picked. From all the entries, the last year Miss Valentine draw the winning entry and the winner is crowned as the new Miss Valentine. stage for coronation. Guests in attendance are encouraged to wear the native Barong Tagalog and Maria Clara dresses.

Christmas Party

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New Year’s Eve Ball

PhilCenter hosts this public event during our turn. The celebration is normally held at Oxnard Performing Arts Center in order to accommodate a large attendance. The event hosting is rotated among member associations of the Phil-Am Council. The PhilCenter hosted the 2016 and the 2018 New Year’s Ball.