National Car Free Day 2016
National Car Free Day 2016 was celebrated on Sunday 18th September by a first Super Sprint Triathlon. The Triathlon took off with a swim across the Msida Creek to Haywharf in Floriana, a 10 lap bicycle run around St.Anne’s Street in Floriana and a spectacular round Valletta run.
The event was organised by Transport Malta and Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club.
Participants included some of the best local elements. Three awards were given to the Ladies Category, the Males Category and the Youth Category. The Athletics’ 1 mile run organised by the Malta Amateur Athletics Association also attracted a number of athletes. Children’s Poster Competition was also organised by Transport Malta and the Foundation for Educational Services.
Minister. Joe Mizzi presented the trophies and prizes to the winners.
The day’s events were coordinated by the Malta National Electromobility Platform Unit within Transport Malt, held with the cooperation of the Police Force, the Maritime and Land Enforcement Section within Transport Malta and the Malta Red Cross. To celebrate the feast of St. Francis and at the same time the much needed funds, The Island Sanctuary, Tas-Silg, M’Xlokk will be holding their Open Day on Sunday 2nd October.
Doors open at 10.30am. There will be a bazaar, pet shop, bookshop, food and drink table as well as activities for the kids. Stalls will close at 4pm and Mass will be celebrated at 4.30pm. All those attending the Mass are invited to bring their pets along. After Mass all pets present will be blessed and a small token given to each family.
The Island Sanctuary Calendar will also be on sale and one can become a member or sponsor a dog.
Those who would like to help by baking cakes, cup cakes etc., please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
One can also make a donation by sending an SMS on 50617368 - €2.33, 50618082 €4.66, 50618935 - €6.99.
Further details on the sanctuary Facebook page and website www.islandsanctuary.com.mt or phone 79018901.