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May 26, 2014 07:34 AM

Filipino Independence Day Picnic & Cooking Contest/Demo June 7 in Warren [DTW]

The Filipino American Community Council of Michigan is putting on a Kalayaan picnic Saturday after next at Hamlich Park on 13 Mile east of Dequindre. While it is tough to prepare great food for a crowd, this still could be interesting from a foodie perspective. There is a contest to see who makes the best Adobo (hopefully more than just the judges can taste… or maybe it is determined by crowd vote!??). Also, there will be a Lechon cooking demonstration, which I’m guessing will turn out to be (small pig) pork belly, as opposed to a whole suckling pig.
8am-9am: "Lakad Alay Kalayaan" (Freedom Walk
)9:30am-11:00am: ZUMBA ($5 to participate) with Olive Quinal
10:30am-10:45am: Balloon Launch & Lechon Demo***
11:00am: Parade of Organizations, opening of event & national anthems
12 Noon: Luncheon/Picnic begins
1:30pm-2pm: Cultural Program
1:45pm: Games/Sports

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