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Thursday 10 February 09:30 – Coffee Morning

We’re back at Bruket Kaffebar for a morning of good company and conversation.
Join us to meet other internationals in Helsingborg and pick up helpful tips!

 

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 


Sign up here by 08:30 on 10th February

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Friday 4th February 10:00 – Little HIC Library Meet

 

Would you like to meet other international parents and find out more about Helsingborg’s City Library at the same time? Welcome to an event especially for parents with babies and children up to pre-school age, hosted in collaboration with Helsingborgs stadsbibliotek. 

We’ll meet at the library, where the staff will talk to us about their facilities for children and give us a short tour of the children’s literature sections. After that, we’ll have plenty of time to chat and go to the cafe. We hope you can join us!

Address: Helsingborgs stadsbibliotek, Bollbrogatan 1, 252 25 Helsingborg

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Registration for this event will open in January

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Friday 28 January 19:00 – Quiz Night

By popular request, our virtual quiz returns at the end of January! Welcome to a fun evening hosted by HIC and our quizmaster, Toby Rogers. And you don’t even have to leave your sofa 😉 

The Zoom link will be sent out at lunchtime on the day of the quiz. 

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Sign up here by 10:00 on Friday 28th January

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Thursday 20 January 18:00 – Inside and Out – POSTPONED

 

DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID SITUATION, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 3RD MARCH 

Understanding your child’s social and emotional needs

We welcome Dušanka Kojdić and Laura Kolano of The Camino AB, who invite you to a workshop where you will gain valuable information, learn about children’s social and emotional development, and find out why it should be encouraged in every child. Dušanka and Laura are experienced learning support teachers working at the International School of Helsingborg.

Find out more:

“As learning support teachers working in an international environment, we have noticed a greater need for social and emotional support among young children. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and all the consequences that it brought, children are facing many challenges and problems and therefore require more support and help. If we stop for a second and think about all the changes, transitions and difficulties young children were exposed to in the past two years, we will understand better their needs. We as adults, with the full capacity of understanding and with the full set of coping skills, had a hard time adjusting to changes and situations pandemic brought.

We have noticed that students have a hard time understanding their emotions and dealing with them in a constructive way. Many students carry a level of anxiety and worry which creates more challenges in coping with everyday routines and tasks. We see the biggest challenge when it comes to expressing needs verbally, this is where most of the students struggle and require assistance. When feeling overwhelmed (which happens a lot during early development) and without the right strategies, children can manifest behaviours which are not desirable. This is why it is so important to understand a child’s social and emotional development and the complexity of it. If we as adults focus on understanding the actual need behind the behaviour and if we equip young children with strategies and tools which they can use as coping mechanisms, we are ensuring their safe and healthy wellbeing. 

Providing learning opportunities, as well as a safe and creative environment where children can practice and master social and emotional skills, is the best contribution we as educators can provide for them. With that in mind, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) comes as an integral part of early years education. A famous child psychologist Vygotsky said, “What the child can do with assistance today, he/ she will be able to do by herself tomorrow”. As educators, we know that the best thing we can give young children is the knowledge and belief that they can be successful in what they do, and that they are the ones in control of their emotions and actions. 

Our workshops are created based on SEL theory and concept, they are child-centred, play-based, and interactive, designed for children aged 5-9. Our main focus is prevention, which means providing possibilities for children to reach their full potential and discover their strength.  Prevention is the key in early development of a child, therefore our workshops are designed for children aged 5-9. We hope that you will gain valuable information and learn about the social and emotional development of children and why it is important to encourage it with every child.”

Programme

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments

18:00-19:30 Workshop

19:30-20:00 Mingle

Address: Näringslivs-och destinationsutveckling office, Drottninggatan 7A, 252 21 Helsingborg (upstairs)

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Sign up here by 14:00 on Wednesday 19th January

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Wednesday 8 December 09:30 – Christmas Coffee

Our December mingle will have a Christmassy feel, with Bruket offering a special Christmas breakfast menu until 10:00. Welcome to join us!
 
*Please note the different time and day
 
Time: 09:30 – 11:00
Address: Bruket Kaffebar och Kafe, 9 Bruksgatan, 252 23 Helsingborg
 
During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!

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Thursday 7 October 08:30 – HIC Coffee Morning

Photo: Bruket Kaffebar

We’re back at Bruket Kaffebar for our October coffee morning! We hope you can join us for chat, knowledge-sharing, and tips on life in Helsingborg. Why not stop by after the school run or before work?
 
 
During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!

Saturday 2 October 13:00 – POW! WOW! Sweden Street Art Tour

The POW! WOW! Sweden street art festival took place between 26th August and 3rd September in Gåsebäck, Helsingborg. It was the first time the festival had taken place in Sweden and it was arranged by a group of locals led by Kulturhotellet.

As only the second city in Europe to host the most influential street art festival in the world, POW! WOW! Sweden resulted in one of Sweden’s biggest open-air galleries for public art, with around 25 permanent murals made by artists from Sweden, Scandinavia, and other European countries. To learn more about these murals we are happy to offer a guided tour hosted by HIC and Peter Eriksson, the main organizer behind POW! WOW! Sweden.

The guided tour will give you context, background info, and a detailed description/story about the artists and the finished murals. Welcome to join us!

Meeting point: Cindersgatan 13, 252 25 Helsingborg

Tickets: 50 SEK (free for under 18-year-olds)

Maximum: 30 people

The tour will last 1.5-2 hours.


To register, please Swish the entry fee to Peter Eriksson at 070-7955154 and include your name in the message. Please include the number of any children who will attend with you.

Questions? Please email peter@kultuthotellet.nu

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!

By registering to our events, you give your permission to Helsingborg International Connections (HIC), according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to register your name and email address to be used for the sole purpose of distributing newsletters and invitations to events.

GDPR and email policy 

Tuesday 2 September 08:30 – Coffee Morning at Bruket

Photo: Bruket Kaffebar

Welcome to our first physical coffee morning in many months!
 
We look forward to meeting you at Bruket Kaffebar, one of our favourite spots in town ?
 
Numbers are limited due to coronavirus restrictions, so you’ll need to register for this event to attend. Thank you for your understanding!
 

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Register here

 
By registering to our events you give your permission to Helsingborg International Connections (HIC), according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to register your name and email address to be used for the sole purpose of distributing newsletters and invitations to events. 

Tuesday 22 June 09:00 – Digital Drop-in Session

Are you an international resident looking for answers about living, working or studying in Helsingborg?
 
We’re available to chat with you every other Tuesday morning. No question is too big or too small. Our team members are Swedish and English, ensuring a good mix of local and international knowledge!
 
We’ve answered a wide range of queries and can point you in the right direction if you need further information.
Sign up here for a 25-minute one-to-one video call. We’re looking forward to meeting you!
 

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 


Book here 

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Tuesday 1 June 10:00 – Online Fika in Summer

Image by Sergey Semenov from Pixabay

Join us for coffee and a chat the first Tuesday in May and June and meet other internationals in the Helsingborg area!

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Sign up here

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