Members of the Nordic Society meet for lunch once a month on
Monday at 12:00 p.m. from September until June at the historic and
beautiful Officers’ Mess at 149 Somerset Street West (just east of Elgin
Christmas Lunch December 4 (Reservations required)
To will be held at the Army Officers’ Mess, 149 Somerset Street West, at noon. This is a complete Christmas dinner with turkey and all the trimmings, plus musical entertainment, including Nordic sing-along carolling, to be provided by Trygve Ringereide, the Ottawa Finnish Singers, Margit Viia-Maiste, and Alina Yli!
The cost is $21.50 per person, payable at the Mess bar on the date of the luncheon. To reserve, please contact our Treasurer, Lennart Nylund, at email@example.com
or by phone at
Tel: 613-829 -8602
Please reserve no later than Thursday, November 30.
Luncheon schedule from September 2017 through June 2018 :
Dec 4 (Christmas luncheon)
Jan 8, 2018
All members and guests are cordially invited.
For updates or changes go to Canadian Nordic Society Facebook page
SPECIAL “FINLAND 100” EVENTS
Gala Dinner now scheduled for January 25
Special gala dinner: A Nordic Salute Gala Dinner and Musical Celebration to mark the
100th anniversary of the Republic of Finland.
To be held on Thursday, January 25 at Les
Jardins de La Cité Restaurant, 801 Aviation Parkway. 6:00 PM for cocktails, 7:00 PM dinner.
Tickets $95. Non-members may apply $15 of the cost towards CNS membership if they join this year (2017-18). Payment may be made through PayPal
The Canadian Nordic Society Distinguished Speakers series runs
monthly from September to May.
Our next speaker, Andrea Baston, will speak on Wednesday, January 17, about her recently published book on Little Norway, called “Exile Air.”
Unless otherwise indicated, all events take place at the Army Officers’ Mess, 149 Somerset St. W., Ottawa (just east of Elgin Street) at 7:30 p.m. Some parking at the Mess is available for evening events. There is also parking available on neighbourhood streets. 24-hour parking is available a short walk away at Ottawa City Hall on Laurier Avenue.
The Army Officers’ Mess has a dress code. For men, it’s a sports jacket and trousers with a shirt and tie or turtleneck. For women, it’s a dressy blouse or sweater and dress slacks or skirt, or a dress. Jeans are not permitted.
For a list of forthcoming speakers and other events go to Canadian Nordic Society Facebook page
Members of the public are welcome to attend the Speakers Series for a $5 admission fee.
Ideas and suggestions for speakers and events are welcome. Please contact any member of the Council.
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