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Goan Soccer League (Toronto)
For 2004 Events go to:http://www.goansoccer.com/gsl/index.php

Saturday June 12th, 2004
Event: GOA Sports Day
It will be held on June 12th at Wilson Park in Torrance.
flier & a map of Wilson Park with our reserved area circled. http://www.goacom.com/goa-la

It will be a fun event for the whole family with lots of fun games planned for all ages & tons of exciting prizes to give away.
We will also be giving away 'The Tony DaCosta Award' rolling trophy to the winning team.
We hope you all can make it for a fun day in the park. RSVP is necessary for us to provide you with food at the event. If you're not sports-inclined, please join us to cheer your favorite team or to support your family & friends participating.
Thanks!

Ralph Figueiredo.
President - Los Angeles G.O.A.
26602 Athena Avenue,
Harbor City, CA 90710.
http://www.goacom.com/goa-la
Email :
310-534-0358


Saturday June 12th, 2004
Event: Toronto Siolim Village Social
Location:
Taj Banquet Hall
4611, Steeles Avenue West
(just west of Hwy 400)
Time:
Holy Mass 6.00 p.m followed by the usual festivities. During dinner or thereabouts there will be a short performance by Portugese dancers/singers.
Band: Frederick Barretto (one-man)
Tickets: Adults
Youth ( 6 - 12yrs )
$20
$10
Under 6yrs free
Donation or gift for the raffle would be very welcome
Requests for tickets may be made to me by phone at 416 231 8751 or by email at
Cheque for tickets to be made out to SIOLIM ASSOCIATION and mailed to me at:
55, Fairlin Drive
Etobicoke, Ontario
M9B 4J4

Sunday June 13rd, 2004
Event: The Feast of St. Thomas 29th Annual Aldona Social
Claireport Place Banquet & Convention Centre65 Claireport Crescent, Etobicoke, OntarioMass: 12:00 p.m. sharpDance to the music of DJ Fatz
Tickets: (Purchased before May 27)
Adults: $27.00 Children: (ages 4 -12) $10.00 (3 and under free )
Tickets: (Purchased after May 28)
Adults: $37.00 Children: (ages 4 -12) $15.00
Menu
Appetizers Onion Bhajias/ Pakoras
Lunch
Caldo Verde SoupVeal ParmagianShrimp MasalaHot & Spicy Chili Chicken Singapore Style NoodlesVegetable Fried RicePlain RiceEggplant Curry Tossed SaladRoast PotatoesItalian Mixed VegetablesVegetable TrayDinner rolls
Desserts
Assorted Fruit Platter Caramel Pudding Pineapple Pluf Assorted Cakes Jello Coffee & Tea
Children's menu
Ticket Order
For further information contact:
Fiona Pinto-De Souza - President 905-278-1403
Trevor De Souza - Treasurer 416-497-4386
Click to download & print ticket order form.


Friday June 25th, 2004
Event: PON DA RIVER PON DA BOAT
Organised by G.O.A. Senior Young Adults & Young Adults
Time: 8:30 pm - 2:00 am -*BOAT SAILS 10:00pm SHARP*

GOA Summer Boat Cruise, an annual event that kicks off the TO summer.
This year, we will feature two DJ's, one spinning Reggae, Soca, Hip-Hop, while the other spins Retro & Top-40 Dance. Yes, folks, there is something for all ages! It's gonna be a blast!

Details:
OUTDOOR EVENT - The Boat sails on time, RAIN OR SHINE!!!
Dinner Included
18+ ID REQUIRED
Tickets : $25 Members $35 Guests
No Refunds, Advance tickets only! Cannot pick up tickets at the door!


Saturday June 26th, 2004
Event: Picnic
Organised by The Goan Overseas Association of Chicago
Via Veneto 6340 N.Lincoln Ave. Chicago.773-267-0888
http://www.viavenetochicago.com

Sunday June 26th - Sunday July 3rd, 2005
Event: ZANZIBAR - ALUMNI/Ex - STUDENTS¬? REUNION (SJCSR) ¬≠ 2005
Organised by St. Joseph's Convent School (later Tumekuja School), Zanzibar

Zanzibar SJCS Reunion
A reunion of former Students of St. Joseph's Convent School (later Tumekuja School), Zanzibar, is planned for the week of June 26 - July 3, 2005 in Toronto, Canada. Initial plans include a dinner dance on Saturday, July 2, a picnic on July 3, a tour of Niagara Falls and a shopping expedition in the Toronto Area sometime during the Reunion Week.
If you would like more information and would like to get on the mailing list please write to me asap. Jo (Joanita Gonsalves) Birkmeyer
Please pass this along to people you know went to St. Joseph's Convent School in Zanzibar (it closed in 1968)


Saturday July 3rd, 2004
Event: Grand Reunion of BMX

The St. Britto?s, St. Mary?s and St. Xaviers college of Mapuca are having a Grand Reunion on July 31 in Toronto , with ex-students expected from UK, Goa, Austraila, Spain, US, etc?

For further info. please contact the President of BMX, Mr. Joe Nunes at


Sunday July 4th, 2004
Event: Organ recital in Toronto

Christina Koch (de Souza ) a Goan concert organist based in Switzerland, will be playing an organ recital at St.James Cathedral in Toronto on Sun. July 4th at 4.00 pm. She will be performing works by Bach, a Partita for organ dedicated to her by the Czech composer Jiri Ropek, and Cèsar Franck.
The recital will be followed by Evensong at 4.30pm. All invited.
Best wishes,
George Pinto
Goa Sudharop


Saturday July 3rd-5th Monday, 2004
Event: 7th biennial GOA convention in Toronto
Organised by Goan Organization of America

Convention venue in Toronto: Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conf Center.
Call the hotel at 905-639-4443 before June 1, 2004 to get the reduced rate of $US74 per night for standard room - up to 4 adults. To get the reduced rate mention "Goan Organization of America".
Cost to attend convention, including meals but not hotel:

BEFORE May 15, 2004, US$139 for ages 13 & over: US$69 for ages 5-12; under 5 free.
AFTER May 15, 2004, US$150 for ages 13 & over: US$69 for ages 5-12; under 5 free.
Contact: Guirish Sardesai at 905-639-7369 or email: for more information and to register.

Sunday July 11th, 2004
Event: TANZANITE PICNIC
Venue: Centennial Park, Etobicoke
Picnic Area # 6
For Further details, you may contact your committee members:
Sara Ferrao 905-569-6609 Steve Pereira 905-820-4089
Alban Mascarenhas 905-855-8161
Clayton Remedios 905-427-6389
Wilma & Bosco Moniz 905-831-8349
Watch this site for further information.

Friday, August 6th, 2004
Event: Special Mass for the Deceased Relatives of Navelim Members
Organised by Villagers of Navelim
Time:
7:30 p.m., thereafter gathering in the church hall
Celebrant:
Rev. Fr. Jose Antonio da Costa, Pastor of Navelim Church, Goa
Location:
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
2950 Midland Ave, Scarborough
(just south of Finch Ave)
Please contact one of following committee members for further information.
Name Telephone E-mail Address
Lazarus and Celine Pereira
416-292-1653
John Fernandes
416-510-8306
Tina Fernandes
905-294-8882
Leanne D?Souza
905-828-0637
Tony Rodrigues
416-750-4469

Sunday October 09th, 2004
Event: ANNUAL TANZANITE DANCE
Venue: Claireport Place Banquet Hall,
Etobicoke, Ontario.

MUSIC:

Live Band by " The Illusions"

For Further details, you may contact your committee members:
Sara Ferrao 905-569-6609 Steve Pereira 905-820-4089
Alban Mascarenhas 905-855-8161
Clayton Remedios 905-427-6389
Wilma & Bosco Moniz 905-831-8349
Watch this site for more information.

Saturday October 23rd, 2004
Event: Taste of Goa
Organised by The Goan Overseas Association of Chicago
Via Veneto 6340 N.Lincoln Ave. Chicago.773-267-0888
http://www.viavenetochicago.com

Saturday, November 20th, 2004
Event: NAVELIM FEST
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Organised by Villagers of Navelim
Time:
5:45 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
The solemn high mass will commence with the Enthronement of Our Lady at 5:45 p.m. sharp
Venue:
Claireport Place Banquet and Convention Centre
65 Claireport Crescent, Etobicoke
(Hwy 27/Albion Rd)
Tickets:
Adults: $25
Children 6 to 12 years: $15
Children under 6 years: Free
(Order your tickets early to avoid disappoint.)
Entertainment:
Dance to the sounds of ?NITE FEVER? and DJ ?FATZ?
Contact:

Name Telephone E-mail Address
Lazarus and Celine Pereira 416-292-1653
John Fernandes 416-510-8306
Tina Fernandes 905-294-8882
Leanne D?Souza 905-828-0637
Tony Rodrigues 416-750-4469
Order Form
For Navelim Fest Order Form click here or by clicking the image shown.

Saturday December 04th, 2004
Event: Christmas Dance
Organised by The Goan Overseas Association of Chicago
Via Veneto 6340 N.Lincoln Ave. Chicago.773-267-0888
http://www.viavenetochicago.com

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