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Gathering No. 2 – picnic with nature adventure

By baohaimiao - Posted on 07 September 2010

Update on Sep. 19 2010: Photos from the Tour

CPN (The Chinese Professionals in Norway), in collaboration with other immigrant organizations, is going to arrange a picnic gathering on Sunday 19. September 2010. The activity is specially arranged for new immigrants and people who come to Norway recently because of work or research demands. This is the second gathering of the project “A better start for immigrant workers and their family”, financially supported by IMDi (The Directorate of Integration and Diversity).

The agenda of the activity is as follows:

Date: Sunday, 19th September 2010
Time: 13:00 – 17:00

Location: Sognsvann. We meet at Sognsvann T-bane station 12:50.

13:00 – 14:30 getting known each other, group activity, picnic
14:30 – 16:00 nature adventure (in group) to pick up mushrooms or walking around Sognsvann
16:00 – 17:00 mushroom control by the experts from mushroom association (please come back before 16:30 to have enough time get your mushroom checked, the control will be finished by 17:00)

Food and Drink:
CPN will prepare pizza (only for those who have registered before deadline). If you need vegetable food, please specify it when you register. Due to transport difficulty, CPN will NOT prepare anything to drink. So please remember to bring something to drink yourself.

Things to Bring:
Something to seat at the ground or grass field. For mushroom-picking: please bring a basket (or plastic box), a small kitchen knife to cut the mushroom at the root and a small brush to clean it. Bring enough clothes for outdoor activities. In case of bad weather, we will send out any change to the event to all registered participants before hand.

Please take notice that you are responsible for your own safety, especially for those mushrooms that are dangerous to eat. You must get the expert to control all mushrooms before you can eat them. In any circumstances CPN and the Project should not be held responsible for any accidence.

From 15:00 to 17:00 there are expert on the spot who can check your mushroom.

A online registration form was set up at the project website. Please register your name, nationality, telephone number, email and food preference (vegetable or beef) with the form. The registration deadline is the end of Thursday 16.09.2010. Website

After registration, an automatic email will be sent as confirmation. Please bring a copy of your confirmation email to the event.

Haimiao Bao
Activity Leader
/Chinese Professional in Norway,

Some useful information regarding edible mushroom in Norway:

Event registration