731 Queen Street
Portsmouth, Va.
Nobles meet the 2nd Tuesday 8:00pm
Daughters meet the 1st Tuesday 7:30pm


Arabia Temple Number #12

OASIS OF PORTMOUTH                          Home of The Fish Bowl Classic                    DESERT OF VIRGINIA


The 67nd Annual Fish Bowl Classic Football game will be September 27, 2014 sponsored by nobles of Arabia Temple No. 12 A.E.A.O.N.M.S. of Portsmouth, Virginia, and will be bustling with excitement. The Nobles of Arabia Temple in conjunction with the cities of the Tidewater/Hampton Roads area invites you to enjoy an exhilarating three days of fun, fraternal fellowship and thrilling black college football action, featuring the Spartans of Norfolk State University verses the Morgan State University Bears. Expect to enjoy a truly festive weekend with all that Tidewater/Hampton Roads has to offer.


Join us as this years events will kicks-off with the

     Fish Bowl Classic Queen's Luncheon at Arabia Temple #12, on September 20, 2014 12-2pm donation $20.00

     Church Service on Sunday September 22, 2014,  location Oakwood Chapel 982 Avenue Norfolk, Va. 23513

   Annual HPIP Alvin V. Dildy Charity Fish Fry and Dance at Arabia Temple Thursday night 6:00 - 12:00pm September 25th 2014.

   Annual Golf Tournament,  location Bide-Wee Golf Portsmouth, Va., Thursday September 25th tee time.  8 am. Lunch will be served afterward with the awarding of prizes.

   Friday night September 26th meet, greet, dance and fellowship at Arabia Temple.

   September 27, 2014 67th Annual Fish Bowl Parade in downtown Portsmouth Saturday morning, 10am.

   Pre-game tailgate party 2:00pm at William (Dick) Price Stadium on campus of Norfolk State   University.

   Fish Bowl Football Game kick off at 4:00pm with Norfolk State verses Morgan State.

   Saturday night festivities will cap off this Classic event, with the charm of Old Town Portsmouth and a dance at the Arabia Temple Number 12.

   Other special events are also being planned for your entertainment.


The Hotel Headquarters for the weekend is Renaissance Hotel, located in Old Towne Portsmouth, which will be providing hospitality for the weekend. We urge you to call and make your reservation early. The hotel phone numbers are: 1 (888) 839-1775 or 1 (757) 673-3000, group name is Fishbowl.