Lögberg-Heimskringla - 22.06.2001, Blaðsíða 8

Lögberg-Heimskringla - 22.06.2001, Blaðsíða 8
8 • Lögberg-Heimskringla • Friday 22 June 2001 Summer Winnipeg, MB: Batik classes by Karen Johannsson, B.F.A., six weeks at two hours a week, only $60 including all materials. Learn to use: the tools (tjanting, etc), the technique (waxwork, dye- ing skills). Lipton Street Studio, 162 Lipton St. Phone (204) 775-7096, e- mail liptonst@tbf.net, www.s444.com/lipton May-June Canada, USA: Organizer: INL; spon- sor: lcelandair. Fríður Ólafsdóttir, a woman who has spent many years researching the origins of iceland's distinctive national costumes, is coming to North America to give a series of lec- tures. Seattie, WA: Sat. June 23. 9:00 - 4:00 at the Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014NW67th.$25includ- ing lunch. To book, call Hrefna Miller (425) 743- 9097, e-mail href- na8558@aol.com. Minneapolis, MN: Sun. June 24. 11:00 am at Weaver's Guild of Minnesota, 2402 University Ave. West, St. Paul, $35 inc. lunch. To book, call Edda Bjomson Connell (952) 942-6625. May 18- June22 Gimli, MB: The New lceland Heritage Museum will be hosting "Science on the Move" which is a travelling exhibit from the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature. This exciting exhibit is a series of hands-on activity sta- tions that show how sci- ence is a part of our everyday lives. The museum is located in the Waterfront Centre. Call Tammy, Operations Manager.for more infor- mation: (204) 642-4001. June 21 to 24 Fargo, ND: 24th Annual Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival. Friday 22 June Foam Lake, SK: Guitar Islancio (with Richard Gillis) concert 8:00 pm Foam Lake Legion Hall $5.00 Saturday 23 June Saskatoon, SK: Guitar Islancio (with Richard Gillis) concert 10:00 pm The Bassment, $15.00 door. Winnipeg, MB: Martha Brooks Quartet performs at Ms. Purdy's, 226 Main St., 9:30 pm, as part of the Jazz Winnipeg Festival. June 23, 24 Markerville, AB: Pioneer Days, hosted by the Markerville Vintage Machinery Club. Display in the Creamery Parlour, children's games on the creamery grounds. Vancouver, BC: Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. Sunday 24 June 6 miles east of Lundar, MB: Annual Service at Otto Church, 2:00 pm, Pastor Terry Ttirondsen of Selkirk Good Shepherd Lutheran Church officiat- ing. Saskatoon, SK: Guitar Islancio (with Richard Gillis) concert 3:30 pm Lutheran Sunset Home (private concert). Regina, SK: Guitar Islancio (with Richard Gillis) concert 8:00 pm The Exchange Club (Regina) $5.00. Sponsored by the Scandanavian Club of Regina. Monday 25 June Winnipeg, MB: Guitar Islancio (with Richard Gillis) club performance time TBA at Grapes on Main (Winnipeg), price TBA. Tuesday 26 June Winnipeg, MB: One night only! Black as Hell, Strong as Death, Sweet as Love, a film by Caelum Vatnsdal, will be shown at Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street, 9:30 pm. Sunday 1 July Markerville, AB: Canada Day—free coffee at the Markerville Creamery. July 7 - August 20 Victoria, BC: The Beck Trust will sponsor Introduction to Old lcelandic, from July 7 - August 20. A credit course, it can also be taken by people not seek- ing credit. It will cover icelandic language, litera- ture, culture and lcelandic Canadian history. Lecturers will include Kineva Kunz, Júlíana Thorsteinson, Helgi Skúli Kjartansson, and Böðvar Guðmundsson. July 13-15 Selkirk, MB: Fair. July 20 - 22 Arborg, MB: Fair. July 21 - October 9 Calgary, AB: "New lceland Saga" (Stefan & Olla Stefanson Travelling Exhibit) depicts experi- ences of lcelandic immi- grants and descendants from the first arrivals in 1875 to present day. This display will be housed in the new exhibit hall at Fort Calgary. An accompany- ing display will be housed in the new exhibit hall at Fort Calgary. An accom- panying display pertaining to Alberta lcelanders will be feautred. Local artists and artisans may place items on consignment in the Gift Shop. Grand Opening July 21 at 2:00 pm. Contact Gwen Mann for information: 242-0714, e-mail: lmann@telusplan- et.net Sunday 22 July Vancouver, BC: ICCBC Picnic. Friday 27 July Calgary, AB: Álafoss Choir from Reykjavík. The choir will be in the Calgary area for a few days before and after the concert. Contact Margret Geppert for information (403) 239- 9050. Saturday 28 July Husavik, MB: lcelandic Language and Cultural Camp reunion, 4:00 to 10:00 pm. everyone who attended or helped with the camps is welcome. If you attended camp (1975- 2000) or know someone who did please invite them. To reserve tickets call Inga Peter 642-7082, Donna Nygaard 642- 5293, Amelia 642-7212, Alison 642-3407, Kendra Jónasson 452-5378, or Margaret Eyolfson 885- 7141, or e-mail marey- olf@autobahn.mb.ca 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 appearance). DESTINATION EUROPE With stopovers in Iceland! --------------------------ICELANDAIR g -------------------------- Discover Iceland and Beyond with Icelandair the coolest airline crossing the Atlantic. European City Escapes offer a variety of cities from artis- tic Amsterdam to elegant Paris. Our exclusive seven-night getaway allows you to enjoy the individuality of one of Europe's major citíes with a two-night stopover in Reykjavík— Iceland's charming capital! 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 *Prices based on double occupancy. Minimum 7 day, maximum I months. Validity varies—prices to most destinations apply between 16 Jan. - 30 Apr. Later dates also available on request (prices may be higher). Other destinations available include Glasgow, Paris, Stockholm, Helsinki, Hamburg, Amsterdam and Oslo. Transportation and/or government taxe.s and inci- S. dentals additional. Some restrictions apply. Prices are subject to change and/or surcharge at any time without prior notice. LONDON/REYKJAVIK From 2|> I í \)0 COPENHAGEN/REYKJAVÍK From ip I öOO FRANKFURT/REYKJAVÍK From $1595 EUROPE WÍNTER/SPRING ÍCELANDAIR Fares starting at: Winnipeg to— Amsterdam $889.00 Copenhagen $829.00 Osio $889.00 Stockholm $889.00 Glasgow $729.00 London $729.00 Frankfurt $819.00 Hamburg $819.00 Paris $899.00 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 ?Stopovers in Reykjavík, lceland allowed. Minimum 7 day, maximum 1 monlhs. 14 day advance purchase required. Fares to most destinations between 1 Jan. - 30 Apr. Other dates avaílahle on request. Transportation/government taxes additional. Some restrictions may apply. Fares also subject to change and/or surcharge at any time without prior notice. •LÖGBERG Heimskringla presents "THE ICELANDIC OPEN" FRIDAY, AUGUST 3rd, 2001 to be held at the SANDY HOOK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ^^4 10:30 -12:00 REGISTRATION & LUNCH 12:00 noon TEE OFF 6:30 Dinner-^Johnson Hall, GIMLI 9:00 Dance to the HARVARD STREET BAND COST: TEAM ENTRY FEE: $500.00 INDIVIDUAL ENTRY FEE: $125.00 Cheques made payable to the LÖGBERG-HEIMSKRINGLA COSTINCLUDES: Green fees (18 holes), shared golf cart, lunch, dinner, prizes and a dance Come to the Golfing Spectacle ofthe Year "Land of Fire and Ice" Golf... eat... dririk, and be merry with real Vikings! Watchforfurther information in L-H, or contact Marno Olafson at 1-204- 925-2058 Verið þið sæl O G B L E S S U Ð Takk fyrir ALLT saman D . J

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