The Sliema Lions Group Enjoyed Hearing about the History of this old Palace in the heart of Naxxar.
TALK POSTPONED – Mr Norman Wilson
will be giving us a talk on
ANCIENT SNUFF BOTTLES
Wednesday, 20th March 2019 at 19.30
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. email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by not later than 14th March 2019.
Thieves of the Sea
by Salvu Mallia
Salvu Gave us an excellent Talk, here are some pictures.
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. email@example.com
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
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!
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.