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What Are Your Plans This Summer?


Join Lindy Vopnfjord and Arden Jackson in L’Anse Aux Meadows this July for the Taste of Vinland Gala Showcase Saturday, 26 July 2014, 7–10 p.m. Visitor Centre, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site Tickets $45; please call 709-623-2608 for information

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Travel (to Iceland) Show Tripled Attendance!


Congratulations to the hard work and efforts of Gail Einarson-McCleery for hosting yet another successful Travel Show. We had an unprecedented number of attendees… maybe 80! Thank you to our presenters: Kathleen Murray who spoke about her visit to Vestmannaeyjar (Westman islands), Peter Norman who focused on the hi-lights of traveling to Iceland with his family […]

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Iceland Literary Event: Introduction to the Iceland Writers Retreat


The Honorary Consul of Iceland in Toronto Gail Einarson-McCleery invites you to attend an evening to celebrate the rich literary traditions of Iceland and the launch of the first Iceland Writers Retreat on Thursday, January 9 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Please RSVP by January 8th 2014. Guests are writer and historian Prof. Guðni Jóhannesson, writer Randy […]

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Blueberry Soup, Documentary Screening December 3rd @ the Ryerson Theatre

Blueberry Soup Poster Ryerson

Documenting the post economic crash of Iceland in 2008 and the re-writing of the constitution. Many of us have friends and/or relatives who still struggle to recover. 6:30 PM screening at the Ryerson Theatre, 80 Gould Street on Tuesday December 3rd. There will be an event held afterwards at Cabin Fever Collective, 1669 Bloor St W, Toronto. […]

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Annual Yuletide Brunch & Riverdale Farm Christmas Family Event!


CALL the Pear Tree Restaurant directly by MONDAY NOVEMBER 25th to make your reservation. (416) 962-8190. Date:  Sunday December 1st, 2013.  Brunch: 11:30 a.m. at the  PEAR TREE RESTAURANT, 507 Parliament Street. Riverdale Park & Yuletide Stories: 1:30 p.m. at the  RIVERDALE FARM, 201 Winchester Street, south side of the house. (Closest major intersection to the farm: Carlton and Parliament). The Riverdale Farm is a FREE […]

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Watch the game with us! Iceland vs Croatia Tues. Nov. 19 @ the Football Factory


With all odds against Iceland, they held their ground and TIED with Croatia 0-0. We had such a great time at the Football Factory that we’re going to do it again! So join us at 2pm for the second game between Iceland and Croatia. Please RSVP your attendance to

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