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We want your stories and your sweets!

Þorrablót Torontoþing 2017 is all about our Icelandic-Canadian community connections. We invite you to share your personal or family stories that relate to the history of Icelandic immigration and settlement in Canada from 1870 to 2017 for reading at our event! Let us know if you would prefer to read your story or have our MC’s […]

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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 Viktor Örn Andrésson , Iceland Writers’ Retreat Co-Founder (and First Lady) Eliza Ried, Shortfish: Iceland’s Premier Short Film Festival at The Royal Cinema, and Reykjavik Calling at The Horseshoe Tavern with musicians Fufanu, Mammút, Ice Cream, and DJ Mar Sellars. The full schedule is now available […]

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An Afternoon with Alda Sigmundsdóttir, July 9 2-4PM @ Annette Public Library

You won’t want to miss this chance to meet Alda as she discusses her newest book “The Little Book of Icelandic” and her other successful books and talks about all things Iceland. This event is free and very exciting for Iceland enthusiasts of all ages.

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Yule Lads Book on Amazon

Maybe it’s a little early to start thinking about Christmas but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts!

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Annual General Meeting & Icelandic Roots Presentation with Sunna Pam Furstenau

Saturday September 26th at noon we will hold our annual general meeting at the Morningside High Park Presbyterian Church. All members are welcome! For those who join us, you will have free admission to the Icelandic ancestry presentation with Sunna Pam. We will have refreshments and coffee. 

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