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July to November

Saturday 19 August

Reykjavík, Iceland: Reykjavík Marathon. 42.2 km, 21.1 km and 10 km. This event goes hand-in-hand with the Reykjavík Cultural Night. marathon.is/reykjavik-marathon.

 

Reykjavík, Iceland: Reykjavík Culture Night will be held for the 22nd time on August 19, 2017. The event, which is both created and enjoyed by city residents, takes place all across Reykjavík.

 

Saturday 16 September

 

Brandon, MB: The Icelandic Canadian Club of Western Manitoba (ICCWM) is holding a Kaffitími and mini cultural day to celebrate the club's 50th anniversary. 1-4 pm. Riverbank Discovery Centre. We will be serving coffee, tea, and Icelandic desserts. Activities include a pönnukökur making demonstration, writing your name in Rune, displays, and videos, etc. Free admission. 

 

Tuesday 19 September

Winnipeg, MB: Icelandic Canadian Frón Annual General Meeting at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin St. Doors open at 6:30 for Icelandic language class registration followed by the AGM at 7:00. Everyone welcome.

 

Sunday 24 September

Winnipeg, MB: The Icelandic Canadian Frón will be hosting the Sunday Bruch at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre 764 Erin St. 10:30 – 1 p.m. $15 adults, $7.50 children 8-12, under age 7 free. Reservations requested: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 204-774-8047 (include name, phone #, number of adults and age of children in party).

 

27 - 30 September

Minot, ND: Norsk Høstfest, 40 years of pure scandimonium! Norsk Høstfest is an annual festival held each fall in Minot, North Dakota. It is North America's largest Scandinavian festival. The event is held on the North Dakota State Fair grounds in Minot. Details: Hostfest.com.

 

Saturday 30 September

Calgary AB: The Leif Eiriksson Icelandic Club of Calgary Fall Feast featuring presentations of the Snorris' trip to Iceland. Scandinavian Centre, 739 - 20th Ave. NW.

 

Edmonton, AB: Icelandic Canadian Club of Edmonton Leifur Eiriksson Dinner.

 

1 to 9 November

Akureyri and Reykjavík, Iceland: The 19th annual Iceland Airwaves is growing. The week-long music festival is taking over the city of Akureyri in 2017, along with the festival's original site, Reykjavík. Akureyri will have 2-3 official venues and host anywhere between 20 and 26 artists. Just like Reykjavík, you will find a number of off-venue shows throughout Akureyri. Tickets to the two-city festival on sale now. Founding sponsor, Icelandair, will have special package deals to help international travellers enjoy the fun and music at both locations in Iceland. http://icelandairwaves.is

  

 

ICELANDIC CLASSES

 

Toronto, ON: The Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto's spring session of Icelandic classes ended 29 May. Classes resume in the fall. Beginner 1, Beginner 2 and Intermediate classes. If you have some Icelandic knowledge, you may be able to join Beginner 1. New students being accepted in the fall. Watch www.icct.info/language-classes for fall dates.

 

TUESDAYS STARTING 26 SEPTEMBER

Winnipeg, MB: The Icelandic Canadian Frón is offering three levels of Icelandic classes at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre 764 Erin St. Registration at 6:30 Tuesday September 19 or start of classes. Fee for 10 week session until November 28 is $50 for members and $55 for non-members. Classes start September 26 at 6:30. Contact Kendra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

WEDNESDAYS

Gimli, MB: Gimli Icelandic Canadian Society's Kaffitími every Wednesday. 3 pm in the Harbour Cafe in Gimli Waterfront Centre. Coffee and conversation (in Icelandic).  Everyone is welcome to join in or come to listen.

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