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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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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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Taste of Iceland Returns to Toronto

TASTE OF ICELAND – TORONTO 2017 CUISINE/MUSIC/FILM/LITERATURE Featuring: Chef Sigurður Helgason, Iceland Writers’ Retreat Co-Founder (and First Lady) Eliza Ried, and musicians Axel Flóvent and Ceasetone. The full schedule is now available on their website: http://www.icelandnaturally.com/article/taste-iceland-toronto-2016 And on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/880708228698027/

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ICELANDIC NATIONAL DAY PICNIC SAT. 18 JUNE

ICELANDIC NATIONAL DAY PICNIC  SAT. 18 JUNE CALEDON,  ON   Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto´s annual picnic in honour of Iceland´s National Day  1 to 5 pm  at OnIce Horse Farm, 16218 Albion Trail, Caledon ON L7E 3P9, in partnership with the Ontario Icelandic Horse Association. Join us for Icelandic style hot dogs… also bring something to […]

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Thorrablot Early Bird Ticket Discount Extended to February 19

Þorrablót 2016  FRIDAY April 8th “Gaman Saman!” “Fun Together!” NEW VENUE! The event is at REVIVAL – 783 College Street, Toronto, ON M6G 1C5(Street Parking, 2 Paid Parking Lots) 6:30 PM Appetizers and Cash Bar | 7:30 PM Feast! | 10 PM After Party! Live Auction | Live Music | DJ  Þorrablót 2016 will be a cultural and culinary feast. […]

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