Lögberg-Heimskringla - 07.07.2000, Blaðsíða 8

Lögberg-Heimskringla - 07.07.2000, Blaðsíða 8
8 » Lögberg-Heimskringla » Friday 7 July 2000 mar ot hvents Sat. July 8 Chrisholm, MN July 23-28 Camp Arnes, MB Sun. July 23 Birch Bay, WA Mon. July 31 Kinmount, ON Tues. Aug. 1 Toronto, ON Tues. Aug. 1 Gimli, MB August 3-7 Winnipeg Sylvia and Fjordsong Band will perform during Scandinavian Holiday at Ironworld Discovery Centre. For more information, call Ironworld Discovery Centre (218) 254-7959 or (800) 372-6437. Icelandic Language and Cultural Camp at Camp Arnes, near Gimli, MB. Children 7-12, Full Camper $275 (includes room/board) Day Camper $150. Bursaries are available. Contact Andi for more info (204) 475-6150. Annual ICC of BC family picnic. New Location Birch Bay State Park Birch Bay, WA Picnic grounds. Begins at noon. All wel- come. Call Gerri for further info at (604)279-0420 or e-mail icc_of_bc@hotmail.com Kinmount Memorial Dedication Ceremony 7:00 pm at the Railway Station. Reception to follow. The Foreign Minister of lceland, Halldór Ásgrimsson, will attend, along with Heather Alda Ireland, David Arnason, W.D. Valgardson, Haliburton Highlands Silver Flutes. Bus from Toronto $25.00, call Jim Gibson (416) 293-2324. Vikings in Canada Gala featuring lcelandic-Canadian musicians, writers, artists, and film-makers, hosted by broadcaster Lorna Jackson and MP .John Harvard. A "star-studded" event, with a symbolic Viking boat, Vikings in costume, fun for everyone. Foreign Minister Halldór Ásgrimsson will host a reception at 6:30, show to follow at 7:30. Tickets: Glenn Gould Studio (416) 205- 5555. Adults $40, Students/Seniors $25. Info—Gail Einarson- McCleery (416) 762-8627 <icegem@compuserve.com> Opening of the New lceland Heritage Museum at the Betel Waterfront Centre, with the first phase of exhibits completed. The President of lceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, will begin a state visit to Canada in Winnipeg. Thurs. Aug. 3 The lcelandic Fojkdance Group performs at 7:30 pm at the Minneapolis, MN American Swedish Institute. Reception to follow. Thurs. Aug. 3 The lcelandic Male Choir (Karlakór Reykjavíkur) will perform at Winnipeg, MB Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes. Adults $15, Students/Seniors $10. Tickets through Consulate General of lceland (204) 284-1535 or Ticketmaster Box Office. Fri. Aug. 4 The lcelandic Male Choir (Karlakór Reykjavíkur) will perform Riverton, MB toether with Danshópurinn Sporiö at the Riverton Community Hall. Admission $5. Fortickets call Sigrid (204) 376-5120 or Kim (204) 378-2256. August 5-7 íslendingadagurinn, the lcelandic Festival. The President of GÍmli, MB lceland will be the guest of honour. The official opening of the Betel Waterfront Centre, a major lcelandic cultural centre, will take place. Wed. Aug. 9 The lcelandic Male Choir (Karlakór Reykjavíkur) performs at 7:30 Fargo, ND pm at Hope Lutheran Church, South Campus. Fri. Aug. 11 The lcelandic Male Choir (Karlakór Reykjavíkur) performs at 7:30 Edina, MN pm at the Normandale Lutheran Church. August 25-26 The World's Smallest Giant, public performances at the Isaac Halifax, NS Walton Hospital for Children (August 25) and at the Waterfront (August 26). Contact Hans Indriðason (902) 496-7480 for infor- mation. Sat. Aug. 26 The lcelandic Memorial Society of Nova Scotia holds its dedica- Halifax, NS tion of the Markland lcelandic Settlement Memorial Cairn at 2:00 pm, at Caribou Road/Fairbanks Lake. Receptíon to follow at 5:00 pm. For information, contact Dolly Belmore (902) 568-2838. Please note that entries to the Calendar of Events must be typed out as they are to appear and sent e-mail, fax 284-3870, or snail mail, including date, place, time and other particulars. Deadline is Tuesday of the previous week (a week and a half before appear- ance). PLEASE NOTE A 2-line limit will be put into place for FREE listing of community events. This will include 1) the title of the function, 2) the date and time, and 3) the location. If the organization is charg- ing admission to the event, then an advertising spot must be purchased or a $3.00 charge will be applied to additional lines. This will be effective January 1, 2000. EUROPE With stopovers in Iceland! 1CELANDA1R Reykjavík PIus Our exclusive seven-night getaway allows you to enjoy the individuality of one of Europe's major cities with a two-night stopover in Reykjavík—Iceland's charming capital! Accomodation in Reykjavík will be at the cozy Hotel Skjalbreid in the city centre. The Great Canadian Travel Company Ltd. 273 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1M9 (204) 949-0199 • Fax (204) 949-0188 www.greatcanadiantravel.com PARIS/REYKJAVIK From $2,059 LONDON/REYKJAVÍK From GLASGOW/REYKJAVÍK From $1 798 $1786 *Minimum 7 day, maximum 3 months. Validily varics—priccs tomostdcstinalionsapply between I Apr.- l4May 2000. Latcr dates aíso available on request (priccs may bc higher). Othcr destínations available includc OIso, Stockholm, Copcnhagcn, Hclsinki, Amsterdam, and Franklurt. Transportation and/or government taxcs and incidentals addilional. Somc rcslrictions \^ apply. Priccs arc suhjcct to changc and/or surcharge al any timc without prior notice. J EUROPE SPRING 2000 Enjoy the comfort of Icelandair's superb "Saga Business Class" on your next trip to Europe. These fantastic fares apply for spring 2000 so book now. You'll never find a business class fare to these European capitals lower than this any- where else! The Great Canadian Travel Company Ltd. 273 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1M9 (204) 949-0199 • Fax (204) 949-0188 www.greatcanadiantravel.com Email: sales@gctc-mst.com Fares starting at: Winnipeg to London Amsterdam Paris Copenhagen Frankfurt $1938 $2226 $2075 $2393 $2809 *Stopovers in Reykjavík, Iceland allowcd. Minimum 7 day. maximuni 6 months. 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