Caloocan will celebrate its 55th Cityhood Anniversary on Feb. 16, a non-working holiday for the city.
Month-long festivities are lined up for the event, including a medical mission and motorcade scheduled last Feb. 10 to 12 and the Kasalang Bayan mass wedding yesterday at the Camarin D Elementary School.
The city government will recognize outstanding employees and citizens who have shown exemplary achievements. It also recently inaugurated a new police station at Bagong Barrio, the third built under the administration of Mayor Oscar Malapitan.
Other activities include a Thanksgiving Mass today at the San Roque Cathedral; free concert featuring Parokya ni Edgar and actress Bela Padilla, Feb. 16 on Edsa near Bonifacio Monument Circle; Miss Caloocan Pre-Pageant, Feb. 17, Caloocan City Hall grounds at 5 p.m.
Arangkada Motorsiklo Festival, Feb. 19, on 10th Avenue at 6 a.m.; Tibourine Race, Feb. 19, C3 at 2 p.m.; OCA Awards Night, Feb. 24, at Niagara Building on Biglang Awa Street at 5 p.m.; and Miss Caloocan 2017 Coronation Night on Feb. 25.