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What do grasshoppers have to do with it?

What do grasshoppers have to do with it? It is an interesting fact that grasshopper considerations were at the top of the list concerning a location for Icelandic settlement in Canada where our Icelandic Canadian story begins.  “In 1872, Sigtryggur Jonasson travelled to the Muskoka region of Ontario and a group of 100 Icelanders later […]

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Only 4 days left to get your Þorrablót Early Bird Tickets!

Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means! It’s time for our annual Þorrablót! Early Bird Ticket Sales end Feb. 18, 2017. This year will be a celebration of the lives and stories of western Icelanders today. Our community has come a long way. Canada celebrates her 150th year and so we will […]

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2017 INL Convention Registration Open + Youth Registration Award

“Connecting the Pieces” 2017 Icelandic National League of North America Convention in North Dakota May 4-7 May 4-7, 2017 we will gather for a very fun and interesting weekend with our Icelandic friends and cousins to celebrate our Icelandic Heritage and Culture. Come on our Adventure Tour, Visit with others excited about our Icelandic heritage.  Click […]

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CALL FOR DONATIONS – LIVE AND SILENT AUCTIONS

It is not too early to consider donating something to the silent or live auctions at our Annual Thorrablot Dinner on April 8th. It is your donations that make our auction a fun-filled success. Whether you donate a new or gently-used item, art, craft, antique, tickets to an event, or a service, it will be […]

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Family Yuletide Event: Brunch and Walk Through Riverdale Farm

Family Yuletide Event: Brunch & Walk Through Riverdale Farm Sunday, December 11, 2016   Enjoy a festive brunch with friends and family. Following brunch, we will walk to RIVERDALE FARM for adventures and stories of Grýla, the Yuletide Lads, and more fun! 11:00 AM – Brunch at the PEAR TREE RESTAURANT located at 507 Parliament […]

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Nordic Nights – Bjarnfreðarson – by Rachel Young

  Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Doors open at 6pm and movie starts at 6:30pm. Room IMA 307 Ryerson University 122 Bond Street. Icelandic with English Subtitles. Admission is FREE but donations are always welcome. Bjarnfreðarson is the story of the eternally willful Georg Bjarnfreðarson. A legend in his own mind. A power hungry man who […]

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