Lions District 202J will hold the 2022 Convention in Methven over the weekend of April 1 - 3, 2022
Details will be updated as they are firmed up.
Friday 1st April
Opening Ceremony & Flag Ceremony
Saturday 2nd April
(am) Registrations
District AGM
District Elections
District Awards
Partners Programme
(pm) Workshops x 2
- Evening - Dine & Dance to the “Drama Queens”
Sunday 3rd April
Remembrance & Re-dedication service
Venue: Methven Resort Hotel: 51 Main Street Methven
 Methven Resort Hotel: (03) 302 8724
(A very reasonable room rate has been negotiated for the weekend. All hotel rooms have been held in the Lions name for Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations will have to be made via phone call)
 Other accommodation options:
Abisco Lodge & Apartments - 74 Main Street. Ph: (03) 302 8875
The Blue Pub - 2 Barkers Road. Ph: (03) 302 8046
Methven Motel & Apartments - 187 Main Street. Ph: (03) 302 9200
Central Apartments - 7 Methven Chertsey Road. Ph: (03) 302 8829
Mt Hutt Motels - 205 Main Street:.Ph: (03) 8382
Methven Camping Ground and Caravan Park - 72 Barkers Road. Ph: (03) 302 8005
Friday Evening
Registrations open
Opening Ceremony and Flag Ceremony
A time to reunite and socialize with fellow Lions and old friends from throughout the District in the beautiful surroundings of the Resort downstairs lounge, before moving upstairs to the conference room at 6.30pm for the official opening ceremony,
entertaining speaker, flag ceremony and supper.
Saturday morning & afternoon
Registration continues
Voting registration
District Annual General Meeting
District Elections
District Awards
Decorated cake voting
The Saturday morning sees the business part of the weekend kick off at 8.30am in the conference room at the Methven Resort. We have an International guest who will be our keynote speaker for the morning. The morning session will see the District business transacted, elections conducted, awards and presentations made.
After lunch there will be two break out workshops for all those present. These will be very interesting and informative. The afternoon session will conclude at 3pm.
Partners Programme:
The partners will leave on their partners programme after morning tea.
Saturday Evening: “Showtime”
Once again there will be time for fellowship downstairs in the lounge at the Methven Resort between 5.30pm and 6.30pm before moving upstairs to the banquet room where we will dine and dance the night away to the music of “The Drama Queens”. Following the theme for the weekend, the dress code for “Saturday evening will be “Show Time”. This can mean many things - Stage show, Circus show, TV show and so on - use your imagination!!!!!!!.
There will be an auction undertaken this evening for the decorated cakes plus more.
Remembrance and Rededication service
Regression of Flags
This will again be held at the Methven Resort commencing at 10.00am It is a time to remember and reflect on our fellow Lions that have passed away.
The final event for the weekend will be the regression of flags before a BBQ lunch.
Contact Details
For any questions please contact:
Bill Irwin -
Richard Watson -
Make plans to come and join with us for a great weekend of
fun, fellowship and learning
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