• Today, Għajnsielem marks the feast of St Anthony of Padua with Pontifical Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at the Franciscan Fathers’ church at 9am, followed by the blessing and distribution of bread. Bishop George Bugeja will celebrate Mass at 6pm. The procession, led by Fr Provincal Richard Grech, OFM will leave the church at 7pm, accompanied by the St Joseph Band of Għajnsielem. The Mnarja Band will perform at the church parvis.

• The Boss Baby (U) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm.

• The Travellers will perform at Marsalforn, today, at 9pm

• The Gozo Youth Wind Band will present the third edition of ‘Stage and Proms on the Sea’ at the Mġarr Marina tomorrow at 8.30pm. For more information and reservation call 7942 1611 or 9942 1611; gozowindbandorchestra@yahoo.co.uk.

• A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department on Tuesday from 1pm to 5pm.

• On the occasion of the month of prayer for the care of creation, Dar Karmni Grima in Għarb is hosting a photographic exhibition by Daniel Cilia. The exhibition, featuring Gozo’s beautiful landscape, is open on Sundays from 9am to 12.30pm and from Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm. It will remain open until October 6.

• A photographic exhibition organised by the Chinese Cultural Centre is currently on show at the Sentinella, Cittadella Cultural Centre, Victoria. The exhibition depicts some of the important highlights of China-Malta relations. It is open from 9am to 3pm, until September 30.

• Tapestry, an art exhibition by Henry Alamango is currently on show at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria, until September 26.

• Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo Museum is hosting a collective exhibition of Maltese and Diaspoart artists (from Paris), Escale in Gozo, until Saturday. Artists taking part are Joe Vassallo, Ruth Bianco, Laurent Soon Nissou, Christine Agopian, DibaSar Apartian, Vatché Démirdjian, Amalie Galstyan and Cyb in. Entrance is free; daily from 9am to 5pm.

• Il-Fergħa Ewkaristika (Gozo) will hold an hour of adoration at Our Lady of Pompeii church, Victoria, on Thursday from 9 to 10am. Rosary will be recited at 8.45am. Everyone is invited.

• To open the season, the Gozo Motocross Association is organising a special Saturday night of Motocross Racing at 7pm. Saturday Night MX is a series of motocross races that will take place at the Gozo Motocross Track, Ta’ Xħajma, Nadur, on Saturdays. Entrance is free.

• A new season of horse-racing at Ta’ Xħajma racetrack will open on Saturday afternoon with a pre-season race for Shetland, Ponies and Trot. Races will be held every fortnight. Registration for the pre-season race is to be made at the Gozo Horse Racing Association’s office at the track on Wednesday during office hours.

• The diocesan Eucharistic Movement will be holding an adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at St Francis church, Victoria, on Saturday at 8.30pm, followed by Mass at midnight.


Independent journalism costs money. Support Times of Malta for the price of a coffee.

Support Us