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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 Street), Ottawa.

Luncheon schedule from September 2016 through June 2017 :

September 12
Oct 3
Nov 7
Dec 5 (Christmas luncheon)

Please note: Speakers Series will still be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the usual time and place

Jan 9, 2017
Feb 13
March 6
April 3
May 1
June 5

All members and guests are cordially invited.

For updates or changes go to Canadian Nordic Society Facebook page CNS Facebook

The Canadian Nordic Society Distinguished Speakers series runs monthly from September to May.

On March 15, 2017, Anita Maclean will make a presentation entitled "My Remarkable Grandmother: running a taxi business in pre-war Stockholm.” Anita Maclean’s grandmother was an entrepreneur in Stockholm in the 1930’s. Starting with a horse-drawn carriage, she built up her own taxi business in a time when female entrepreneurs were uncommon. Come hear her remarkable story at the Army Officers’ Mess at 7:30 PM.

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 CNS Facebook

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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