Current Programs

Senior Sundays

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The programs at Rizal Community Center are dedicated to bringing multi-ethnic audiences together to establish a deeper understanding of community. Our Senior Sundays include a complementary coffee and pastries, and lunch featuring a Filipino dish.

Milonga de los Amigos

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We offer weekly drop-in Argentine Tango lessons with practica, for beginning to advanced dancers. . No prior experience or partner required.  Newcomers welcomed. 

For FACC members, we host events, called milongas, where social dancers of all levels can enjoy a welcoming atmosphere.  

Light hors-d'oeuvres , desserts, and 

coffee are served. 



The New Salon: Makisali Sa Usapan

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 Rizal Center is hosting a series of  presentations on Philippine and Philippine American art and culture as well as current events and socially relevant topics . Held quarterly, presentations, discussions, and demonstrations will feature members of the broader community and special guests. 

Wikang Tagalog

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This spring, learn Tagalog with an experienced native Tagalog (bilingual) instructor, with focus on conversation and grammar.   Small group and one-on-one instructions for new and intermediate learners.. To maximize instruction, participation and learning, class size is limited to approximately six students per class. For adults. 

Reading Pinoy!

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Reading Pinoy Book Club  meets at 4 pm on specific Tuesdays at the Rizal Community Center. This club will discuss pieces by Filipino and Filipino American writers. The club will read a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction with occasional forays into poetry and plays, written in or translated into English.  For information on our 2019 Reading list and schedule, contact us at hello@rizalcenterchicago.org.   






Combating Food Insecurity

We help low-income seniors at least 60, by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA foods.

The FACC, through the Catholic's Supplemental Food Nutrition Program,  helps eligible low-income seniors who are at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA foods, administered by the Illinois Department of the Human Services (IDHS). 

Thanksgiving Luncheon

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Rizal Day

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Gloves, Mittens, & Socks Drive

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Civic Engagement

Environment Advocacy

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Uniting Families Act of 2019

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