In October, we celebrate Filipino American History Month (FAHM) to commemorate the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the US — which was October 18, 1587 — and the role Filipinos have played in American history. 🇵🇭
Here are some local events you don’t want to miss hosted by Lead Filipino and the Santa Clara Valley chapter of FANHS:
- Kapamilya: The Life Experiences of Filipino Caregivers | Thurs., Oct. 20 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Tune into a panel discussion led by the California History Center.
- FAHM Jam 2022 | Fri., Oct. 21 | 5-9 p.m. | Garden at the Flea | Shop from 75+ Filipino American small businesses.
- Pinoytown SJ Walking Tour | Sun., Oct. 23 | 9:45 a.m.-12 p.m. | Japantown | Learn about San Jose’s earliest Filipino American community.
- Open Mic & Poetry Slam | Fri., Oct. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | My Gypsy Soul | Enjoy live performances, followed by a night market.