Photos from Visit to Palazzo Parisio 17 March 2019

The Sliema Lions Group Enjoyed Hearing about the History of this old Palace in the heart of Naxxar.

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Talk on Snuff Bottles 20.3.2019 POSTPONED

TALK POSTPONED – Mr Norman Wilson

will be giving us a talk on

ANCIENT SNUFF BOTTLES

(Part 2)

Wednesday, 20th March 2019 at 19.30

at

Victoria Hotel

 Lions Meeting Hall

Presentation will be in English.

During the Talk some Port and Nibbles made by Victoria Wilson will be served.


 IF ONE HAS BOOKED AND DOES NOT TURN UP FOR THE BUFFET, PAYMENT WILL STILL HAVE TO BE COLLECTED

 
Parking:  Free under Victoria Hotel

All Lions Club members, family and friends are invited

After the talk we shall proceed  to the Victoria Hotel Restaurant for a Mediterranean Buffet with all drinks included (wine, beer, soft drinks and water) at €25 per person.
Please inform Lion Chris Borg Cardona by  not later than 17 March 2019 if you will be joining us at the restaurant by SMS on mobile 79246760 or e-mail.  
chrisborgcardona@gmail.com

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VISIT TO PALAZZO PARISIO 17.3.2019

VISIT TO PALAZZO PARISIO

17th March 2019

The first outing of the year will be a visit to this beautiful Palazzo, situated in the heart of Naxxar.  We meet at the entrance (inside) at 10.15am.   Here we will learn all about who built it and decorated it.   While touring  the private areas, i.e. the Dining Room, the Study, the Music Room and also the Billiards Room and Grand Ballroom we will discover the way of life of Malta’s nobility.   Our visit ends in the magnificent gardens of this stately home.

Entrance fee and Donation – €10

Please inform Lion Margaret of your attendance on margaret.frendo@gmail.com by not later than 14th March 2019.

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Speaker Photos Meeting 20 Feb 2019

Thieves of the Sea
(Hallelin tal-Bahar)

by Salvu Mallia

Salvu Gave us an excellent Talk, here are some pictures.

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Speaker Meeting 16th January

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MR NORMAN WILSON will be giving us a talk on

CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES IN ALL THEIR GLORY

Wednesday, January 16th. 19.30atVictoria Hotel
Presentation will be in English. A fine Port shall be served during the talk.

PLEASE INFORM US IF YOU ARE STAYING FOR DINNER AS WE NEED TO BOOK THE
 RESTAURANT 

After the talk we shall then move to the hotel’s Copperfield restaurant for a pleasant meal consisting, 3 types of pasta and a lovely selection of sweets plus coffee.

Please inform Lion Chris Borg Cardona not later than the 19th March if you will be joining us at the restaurant by SMS on mobile 79246760 or e-mail.  chrisborgcardona@gmail.com 

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SAINT CYPRIEN Visiting in June 2019

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OUR NEXT TRIP
SAINT CYPRIEN – FRANCE
29 May- 5 JUNE 2019
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WE WILL BE WELCOMED BY Lions Club SAINT CYPRIEN CATALANE :

 Lions Club St Cyprien Catalane meet at “Hotel Mas d’Huston **** “

Saint Cyprien is famous for the ‘Fauvist’ artists: Picasso, Matisse, Derain Chagall…,

the Royal Castle and vineyards. 

Some places very close to Saint Cyprien that we can visit are:

Perpignano which is about 14 Km from St Cyprien 

is the regional capital of 120,000 inhabitants

Here we can visit

The famous “Castillet”, the seat of the King of Maiorca in the XIII cent.

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The Abbey of Saint Michel de Cuxa, the city of Prades and Villefranche de Conflent, a UNESCO world heritage site,

The Vauban fortifications and the Yellow Train that crosses the Pyrenees up to the border with Andorra  

Full details, hotel tariffs, tours, transfers, restaurants will be available by the middle of January.  

For further information please see the web sites below

https://lions-saintcypriencatalane.myassoc.org/

https://www.facebook.com/lionsclubsaintcypriencatalane/

https://www.france-voyage.com/cities-towns/saint-cyprien-plage-68450.htm

http://www.saint-cyprien.com/ 

https://www.france-voyage.com/francia-guida-turismo/collioure-2035.htm

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbazia_di_San_Michele_di_Cuxa

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prades_(Pirenei_Orientali)

https://www.france-voyage.com/francia-guida-turismo/villefranche-conflent-2053.htm

https://www.tourisme-canigou.com/decouvrez/le-train-jaune

 

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VIP VISITOR AT OUR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 7

Second Vice International President P. Townsend who will be in Malta to assess the possibility of holding the International Board Meeting in the very near future, will be attending our Club’s meeting on Wednesday November 7.

Club members are asked to be present at the appointed time, i.e. 1830 so that the meeting starts on schedule.

This is a great privilege for our Club to have a Vice President present at our meeting. It is hoped that several members will attend.

Kindly do not fail to wear your LIONS badge for this meeting. As a matter of fact the LIONS badge should be worn all the time as this shows that you are a member of the greatest philanthropic in the world!

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Charter Anniversary Programme

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Lunch on 21 October – World Lions Sight Day

Lions Club Sliema are organising a Lunch at the Malta Union Club, Tigne Street, Sliema after the Mass at Dar tal-Providenza on Sunday 21 October.

Those who do not want to go to Siggiewi can also join us for lunch at the Union Club at 13.00 hrs.
The Menu (€20 p.p.) is as follows:
Olives, Italian Cheese  & piadina
Spaghetti Mosaic (pasta with Veg and chicken)
Salimbocca alla Romana (veal with ham and salvia) with baked potatoes and veg.
Panna cotta al caramello.
BEVERAGES ARE AT AN EXTRA COST.
Those who dont eat meat can opt for fish menu at a supplement of €2.50 i.e. €22.50 instead of €20.00
Menu:
Penne Cozze e ceci al rosmarino (pasta with tomato sauce, clams and chick peas)
Filetto di Merluzzo al forno alla Mediterraneana con patate al forno (baked cod fillet with baked potatoes
Semifreddo al limone
Those of you who intend to participate are kindly requested to let Lion Joe Messina know as soon as possible but not later than Wednesday evening and inform him  if you are having meat or fish menu.
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Wednesday Talk 17 October 2018

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