For your diary
• Moviment Madonna tal-Konsagrazzjoni will be holding a public prayer meeting at Girgenti, Siġġiewi, today at 5.30 p.m.
• The BoV Valletta Fund Management Philately Club is holding a meeting at the Fatima Sanc-tuary Convent, Guardamangia, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Call 7931 5509.
• Caritas Co-operators are holding a day of activities at the Westin Dragonara Resort, St Julian’s, on Wednesday. The day will start with coffee, tea and biscuits at 10.30 a.m., followed by a talk at 11, Mass at noon and lunch at 1 p.m. For bookings, call Olga Muscat on 2133 0132, Josephine Farrugia on 2132 0016, Phyllis Ciappara on 2134 2910 or Evelyn Zammit on 2132 2466.
• The Salesians of Don Bosco will be holding a book fair from Thursday until Sunday at St Patrick’s Salesian School, Sliema. Opening hours are 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
• A public conference on the theme ‘Henry and Inez Casolani – Servants of God in the Family’ will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Catholic Institute (Auditorium), Floriana. The speakers will be Mgr Charles Cordina, consultant cardiologist Dr Robert Xuereb and Dr Christopher Gruppetta. The St Angela Merici (Ursuline Sisters) Choir will be participating. The public is invited to attend.
• This year’s local World Youth Day concert will be held on Saturday at the Attard parish centre auditorium by the Diocesan Youth Commission in collaboration with Attard’s youth group ‘Youth Reach’. Local bands will be performing original Christian-themed songs. The entrance fee is €2. Tickets may be bought from KDŻ offices in St Venera, by calling 9999 9761 or 2148 4506. Bookings can also be made online at www.youthreachmalta.org. Tickets will also be available at the door.
• A cold buffet fundraising lunch in aid of the Mission Fund will take place next Sunday at Il-Magazzino, Valletta Waterfront, at 12.30 p.m. Tickets cost €14 for adults and €6 for children under 12. For further details and bookings phone the office on 2141 3664 or Charles Decelis on 2157 5351 or 9988 5078.
• St Joseph’s Convent, Sliema, class of 1962, is organising a 50th anniversary reunion, to take place on April 25. For details call 2141 7338.
• A fundraising pasta night in aid of the Island Sanctuary will take place on April 27 at Il-Coniglio, Xemxija, at 8.30 p.m. The price is €12 for adults, €9 for under 10s. For bookings or more information e-mail [email protected] or call 7901 8901.
• A five-a-side football tournament will take place on April 27 at the synthetic pitch adjacent to the Mqabba Football Club, from 8 p.m. The tournament is being organised by the Youth Section of Our Lady of Lilies Musical Society. The winning team will be awarded €400. Application forms, available from the band club premises in Mqabba Square, must be returned by not later than April 23. For more information call 7994 7060 or 9984 2514.
• A card games party in aid of the Little Sisters of the Poor will be held at the Preluna Hotel, Sliema, on May 2 from 10 a.m. For bookings and information, call Blanche Martin on 2133 0387.