The Filipino-American Association of Southwest Kansas will hold Paskong Pinoy, or Filipino Christmas, next weekend, celebrating culture and the holiday with local leaders, ethnic community representatives and Filipino community members from all around the region.

The celebration will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Horace Good Middle School with a banquet, followed by other activities. Jonathon Galia, the event's organizer, said in a press release that the association expects about 200 guests from across southwest Kansas.

The event is invitation only, but locals can call Galia at 620-277-8788 for more information.