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Posted 29 September 2008 - 06:41 PM

October 6 monday late evening or 12am to 1am October 7 tuesday - I witness after Saksi “Heritage Tree” Puno ng Pasakit at Hinanakit” By Ms. Sandra Aguinaldo GMA channel 7 ( Philippine television)



October 11 Saturday - election and general meeting of Philippine Native Plant Conservation Society, Inc. PAWB Visitors’ Center, Quezon City

There will also be outing for Philippine Horticultural Society in Los Baños Orchid and Garden Show

E-mail : L_rence_2003@yahoo.com for more information

October 13 Monday - Philpex 2008 organized by Philippine Philatelic Federation in cooperation with Philpost – This event will showcase stamp exhibit of over 50 frames from almost all Philatelic association across the country.
Guest of Honors includes former DOT secretary Mina Gabor and former 3rd District Congressman from Manila Hon. Harry Angpin , Post Master General Hector Villanueva among others.

Venue: Philpost –Main office, Liwasang Bonifacio , Ermita, Manila
Date: October 13, 2008 opening
Time: 10 am to 12nn
Open to the Public till October 17, 2008

For more information: Please e-mail L_rence_2003@yahoo.com
Landline # 735-5001 Ms. Josefina Tiongson-Cura Monday to Saturday 1pm to 5pm only
Mobile# 0919-3901671 smart

October 19 – Postal Heritage Walking Tour

This tour enables cultural hoppers, trippers, collectors and enthusiast to see and marvel at the country’s rich postal history, walk through historical buildings, plazas, monuments, gates and museums.

Organized in 1998 by Filipinas Stamp Collectors’ Club this aims the participants to become fully aware and understand the rich postal heritage of the country, the importance of the historical buildings around Liwasang Bonifacio , old historical trees , old collectibles . (a short lecture may be given after the tour or upon request of the group)

Meeting Place: Liwasang Bonifacio – fountain area
Time: 12:30 to 1pm
Tour starts: 1pm

There will be free snacks to the confirmed participants of the walking tour. (No fees collected, just e-mail or call for necessary booking) sponsored by Filipinas Stamp Collectors’ Club
For more information: Please e-mail L_rence_2003@yahoo.com
Landline # 735-5001 Ms. Josefina Tiongson-Cura Monday to Saturday 1pm to 5pm only


October 25 – Bulacan Horticulture and Heritage Tour 2008

Bulacan is known for its various small and medium industry, culinary heritage, cultural activities, museums, and is particularly rich in both natural and historic heritage.

This province figures prominently in Philippine history, many of our national heroes and political figures were either born or raised in this province. This northern gateway is home to various industries from Floriculture in Tabang , San Jose Del Monte , Pulilan and from ancient trees to large sprawling farms.

Delightful pasalubongs from melamine free carabao’s pastillas de leche, chicharon , various fresh fruits and native kakanins .

Organized by Philippine Orchid Society - the country’s oldest plant and orchid society, this horticultural, culinary and heritage tour is considered one of its kind and see some of the province most secret and coveted farms that very few had a chance to see and visit.

Horticultural Experience:

Rona’s Garden in Tabang, the place is home to various garden and local farms which cater to the landscaping needs of Metro Manila and adjacent provinces. See and marvel how seedlings of various ornamental plants and trees grow and nurtured in these gardens.

VS Orchids and Ornamental Plants in San Jose Del Monte Bulacan, This farm is known for its different colorful orchid hybrids and ornamental plants. The farm has a modern laboratory in which orchid hybrids are cultured and exported to other countries. The farm also specializes in propagating annuals, perennials and colorful santan hybrids.


Cultural Experience :

Barasoain Church and Museum - marvel at the interesting church architecture and where religious, executive and legislative branches of the revolutionary government of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo made its headquarters. Site of the historic 1898 Malolos Constitution the place had a lot of historical stories to tell, marvel at the century old trees which are the silent witness to these vents and the old museum artifacts which dates back to the Spanish colonial period.

Casa Real Museum and Mint –This building served different purpose and carried different names over the course of different regimes. It originally served as the seat of government of the town. It also became the town’s Casa Tribunal, Ayuntamiento, and Casa Presidencia Municipal. It served as the office of the Treasury and the office of the town’s gobernadorcillo during the Spanish period. When the Americans captured Malolos, Casa Real became the seat of their Military Government. It was turned into a hospital in 1923 and later became an annex of the Bulacan High School in 1941. It housed the Japanese Chamber of Commerce during the Japanese Occupation.Today, one of the permanent exhibits of Casa Real Shrine are relics of the Brave Women of Malolos of whom Rizal wrote a poem to honor their courage of setting up a school against objections from the towns friars.

The original structure was almost destroyed when citizen of Malolos had united to save of what remained from the original structure.

Museo ng Bulacan in Malolos – See historic artifacts, paintings and pictures of Bulacan pride from heroes, celebrities and national politicians who make Bulacan one of the cradles of the revolutions and heroes.

Culinary Experience

Try Bulacan sumptuous delicacies by visiting the famous Sevilla’s Sweets and Native Delicacies, see these native sweets are handmade into perfection.

Rate: Php 1,000 for POS members, Php 1,500 for non- POS members
Tour is inclusive of: Air-conditioned bus pick-up back and forth from Manila Seedling Bank Foundation, Entrance fees in museums, snack and lunch plus travel guide. Hurry limited slots available!

Deadline for Confirmation and Payment: October 20, 2008 Monday
POS SECRETARIAT: Unit 209, 2nd Flr. Delsa Mansion, 44 Scout Torillo corner Scout Borromeo St, Barangay South Triangle , Quezon City
Contact: Ms. Jenny Rivera – Office Secretary, Lawrence Chan – Corporate Secretary
Telephone # 929-44-25/ 926-5061
Mobile # 0917-8485468 (Globe), 0922-8959544 (Sun)
Email: philorchidsociety@yahoo.com
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:07 PM

Really this is great information for tour. I like to participate in it. I think in group you can enjoy much rather than alone having a tour or journey.
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