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Autumn brake in Hafnarfjörður

12. Oct 2021

Swimming, bingo, orienteering game, movies, art workshops and more fun!

On Friday and Thursday, 14th and 15th of October, there will be an autumn break in Hafnarfjörður's primary schools. These days there will be free entrance  to Hafnarfjörður's swimming pools, both for children and adults. The swimming pools in question are Ásvallalaug, Suðurbæjarlaug og Sundhöll Hafnarfjarðar.

Heilsubærinn Hafnarfjörður / Hafnarfjörður Health Town invites children and their families to take part in fun bingo during the autumn brake, where you can find ideas for entertainment for the whole family, and Hafnarfjörður's small orienteering game 2021 (in Icelandic) leads participants to 15 interesting places that reflect the town's history.

School children are especially invited to Hafnarfjörður Library during the autumn break, where the results of the collaboration between the leisure centers and the Library, "Nærbuxnaverksmiðjan", will be on display in the hall downstairs. At Hafnarfjörður Museum it will be possible to take part in a fun and informative treasure hunt for families that guides visitors around the museum and Hafnarborg invites primary school children to come and take part in fun and creative art workshops organized by the museum.

Wednesday October 13th.

Thursday October 14th.

  •  From 6:30 to 22:00 Free entrance, Ásvallalaug, Suðurbæjarlaug and Sundhöll (until 9 pm)
  • Hafnarfjörður Museum open from 11:00 to 15:00. Orienteering game for the children and guided tour of the museum for children at 13:00.
  • The exhibition Community of Sentient Beings in Hafnarborg. Open from 12-17.
  • Collage Workshop at Hafnarborg from 13:00 to 15:00. We will create collages and pop-up books, bringing different beings to life on the page, the space that they inhabit. Instructor is Þórdís Jóhannesdóttir, visual artist.
  • D&D for Beginners at the Library - Registration Required (Full)
  • "Nærbuxnaverksmiðjan" - The result of the collaboration between the leisure centers and the Library in the multi-purpose hall downstairs at the library.

Friday October 15th

  • From 6:30 to 22:00 Free entrance, Ásvallalaug, Suðurbæjarlaug and Sundhöll (until 9 pm)
  • Hafnarfjörður Museum open from 11:00 to 15:00. Orienteering game for the children and interesting exhibitions.
  • The exhibition Community of Sentient Beings in Hafnarborg. Open from 12-17.
  • Beings Workshop at Hafnarborg from 13:00 to 15:00. We will work with clay to shape small beings that sense the world differently than us humans, perhaps creating a home for them as well. Instructor is Karólína Einarsdóttir, visual arts teacher
  • Family time at the library, the children's department of Hafnarfjörður Library will have a pleasant program during the day, where children and parents can come and enjoy in peace. Story time will be at 13:00, and during opening hours there will be material for storytelling and crafting that people can enjoy.
  • "Nærbuxnaverksmiðjan" - The result of the collaboration between the leisure centers and the Library in the multi-purpose hall downstairs at the library.

Saturday October 16th

  • Hafnarfjörður Museum open from 11:00 to 17:00. Orienteering game for the children and interesting exhibitions.
  • The exhibition Community of Sentient Beings in Hafnarborg. Open from 12-17.
  • "Nærbuxnaverksmiðjan" - The result of the collaboration between the leisure centers and the Library in the multi-purpose hall downstairs at the library.

Sunday October 17th

 
The health town of Hafnarfjörður has compiled a whole alphabet of ideas (in Icelandic) for many exciting and fun things that can be done at home or near home. There you can get a lot of ideas for something new and different to do alone or with the family. Here on the web you can also access a list of unique natural phenomena and places of interest and t he number of walking and cycling routes that run through Hafnarfjörður. In the Granni town map browser you can an overview of soccer fields, basketball courts, playgrounds and jumping pillows.

Hafnarfjörður wishes the residents and friends of Hafnarfjörður a happy autumn brake!