SuperBrains

**FULLY BOOKED** SuperBrains Quiz

Date: Saturday 6 October
Time: 7:00pm for 8:00pm start
Venue: British Club
Price: $65+ (BC members $55+)

Full House!

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What I Love

Monday Book Club October choice.
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Monday Book Group Meeting

Non-members are welcome

Date: Monday 22 October 2018
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: Tea Room, Tanglin Club

What I Love by Siri Hustvedt. The Guardian review says, 'Any novel, as any piece of art, relies on expressing the particular perceptions of its author while being sufficiently recognisable to the audience to be meaningful. This paradox is what fascinates Siri Hustvedt. She is interested in the gap between the shared story and the individual reading.' A bit of Rloand Barthes there.

You can enjoy food and drinks at your own cost while taking part in the Book Club. The prices are the Tanglin Club are very reasonable. Payment in cash to a the hosting member of Tanglin Club.

Sign up using the Book Club online form or email to join the WhatsApp Group Chat for future books and meeting.

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Emerald Ball 2018

The Emerald Ball

Date: 3 November
Venue: St Regis Hotel
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $500 per ticket (250% tax credit)

Come celebrate ten years of philanthropy through its annual fundraising at the 10th Anniversary Ball of The Ireland Funds Singapore (TIFS).

This year's event will be in aid of the Alzheimer's Disease Association of Singapore and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore.

This special evening begins with a cocktail reception followed by a Wine Pairing Dinner designed by renowned Irish chef Andrew Walsh. Lots of entertainment as well as a silent, electronic auction and a live auction to raise money for two worthy causes.

As always, IGAS will be booking a table for members to enjoy The Ball of the Year!

To avail of the 250% charity donation tax relief, download the donation form and return to TIFS address with your payment.

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The Singapore Grip

Wednesday Evening Book Club choice.
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Evening Book Group Meeting

Non-members are welcome

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Rumpole Bar, Hotel Jen, Tanglin Rd

The Singapore Grip proved illusive to some of our book club members, copies being unavailable in Singapore. Next meeting the books should have arrived and been read.

The Singapore Grip interweaves a wealth of research that James Gordon Farrell put into his masterpiece, the third and sadly the last in his Empire Trilogy. He died in a fishing accident in Cork the year after this book was published in 1978.
The cast ranges from old colonials to new arrivals, and Farrell's signature misfits. As with his previous novels, Troubles (set in Ireland) and The Siege of Krisnapur, both of which won a Booker Prize, Farrell presents challenging but highly rewarding reading.

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PubQuiz

IGAS Pub Quiz Check back soon for details

Date: Saturday 24 November tbc
Time: 7:00pm for 8:00pm start
Venue: A Pub, probably an Irish pub
Price: $10 per team member

The annual IGAS Pub Quiz will return in November. Check back for more details. In the meantime you can book your spot.

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