Fil-Can Events

Candlelight Conservation Dinner

By Max’s Restaurant and BCHydro WHEN/WHERE: 5 to 9 p.m., every Wednesday until Nov. 26 at Max’s Restaurant, 3546 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C. MORE INFO: Call 604-435-3505

Drop-In English Conversation Circle for Work Permit Holders

By Mosaic WHEN/WHERE: Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mosaic Community Room, 1720 Grant St., Vancouver MORE INFO: Call Girlly – 604-254-9626

Becoming a Permanent Resident

By Mosaic WHEN/WHERE: 1 to 3 p.m., Nov. 1 at the Burnaby Community Resource Centre, 2055 Rosser Ave., Burnaby, B.C. MORE INFO: Call Yumi – 604-292-3907

Goldie Retro Halloween Party

By Astral Entertainment with Lucky Box and Juan Radio WHEN/WHERE: 8 p.m., Nov. 1 at Hippo’s Bar 725 SE Marine Drive, Vancouver, B.C. MORE INFO: Saturday night concert and ballroom dance

Masterpieces: Celebrating 45 Years of Dance

By Ballet Philippines WHEN/WHERE: 6 p.m., Oct. 26, River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd., Richmond, B.C. MORE INFO: Tickets available at Ticketmaster or call/text (604) 808-8945; (604) 765-8396; (604) 343-6675. $10 discount for students and seniors.

Halloween Party

By Victoria Filipino Canadian Seniors Association WHEN/WHERE: 5:30 p.m., Oct. 25 at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre Victoria, B.C.

Interactive Discussion with Consul General Neil Frank Ferrer

By ISS of BC Settlement Program with St. Mary’s Migrant Ministry WHEN/WHERE: 1 to 3 p.m., Oct. 25 at Seminar Room, St. Mary’s Parish, 5239 Joyce St., Vancouver MORE INFO: To register, contact: Lenn Castro at or Resochita Arma at 604-684-7498 ext. 1666

Boracay Escape

By Casa Manila WHEN/WHERE: 8 p.m., Oct. 25, Casa Manila, 879 York Mills Rd., Toronto, On.

Information Seminar

By All Saints University School of Medicine WHEN/WHERE: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1, Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, Surrey, B.C. MORE INFO: International Medical Graduates welcome to apply.

Over 2k performers to hit downtown Vancouver on Halloween

On Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, come out before your Halloween parties, and kick off Halloween celebration with Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo. For the first time in downtown Vancouver, the supernaturals, heroes and villains from films, comics and games, join the Halloween Parade with marching bands, vehicles and floats. Over 30 groups and more …