7 – The Singing Fellows of Viipuri - Viipurin
Lauluveikot, 7:30 pm, Herbert Zipper Hall, Los
Angeles. Tickets: BrownPaperTickets.com or
800-838-3006. Sponsored by FF West Coast
Sept. 10 – House of Finland Lawn Program, 2 pm,
Balboa Park, 2125 Park Blvd, San Diego.
Sept. 24 – LAFF meeting, 470 W. Walnut St.,
Pasadena. Potluck lunch 1pm, program 2 pm.
Sept. 7 – Finnish American
Heritage Society Membership Meeting, 7pm, Finnish Hall, 76 North
Canterbury Road (Rte 169), Canterbury.
Sept. 20 – Movie Night, 6 pm, Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road (Rte
– 38th Annual Scandinavian Days, 10 am-6 pm,
Vasa Park, Elgin. FASM will have a booth with
Finnish food items. Juli Wood Jazz Quartet will
be on stage.
Sept. 17 – FASM Annual Meeting and Picnic. Program
planned for celebrating Finland’s 100 years of
16 – Finn Fling, 10 am, The Finnish Heritage
House, State Route 131 (172 St. George Road), South
Sept. 17 – Finnish American Heritage
Society of Maine meeting, 1 pm, Maple Street,
West Paris. Business meeting, program and a coffee
Aug. 18-20 – FinnFunn 2017 & Finland 100 at
Double-Tree Hotel, Leominster. Info: www.saima-park.org/
19 – “2017 Kaleva Homecoming” at Kaleva Lodge in
Lancaster. Pannukakku breakfast 8-11
am; swimming, the sauna, mölkky, lawn darts or bean
bag toss 12 noon-3 pm; dance music by Dan MacKowiak of
the Central Mass Accordion Club 4 pm; Chinese Auction
8 am-5 pm; BBQ chicken dinner 5 pm (hot dogs for
children); Bingo & bonfire 7 pm. Sponsored by KR
Panun Maja #24, KN Kantelettaren Tupa #18 & The
Knights and Ladies of Kaleva Inc. Members free, guests
$13, children $7. RSVP by Aug.
11th. Contact: email@example.com or 978-840-3246.
Aug. 26 – Pannukakku Breakfast, 8-10 am, Finnish
Center at Saima Park, 61 Scott Road, Fitchburg.
Finnish oven pancake, bacon, sausage, fruit, Finnish
coffee bread, juice, coffee/tea. $7. Artist Elisa
Lomme will display and sell her paintings.
Aug. 26 – Saima crafters will meet, 10-11:30
am, Finnish Center at Saima Park, 61 Scott Road,
Fitchburg. Bring a craft to work on in fellowship with
other crafters. No fee.
Sept. 24 –
Open House, Finnish Center Association, 35200 West Eight
Mile Road, Farmington Hills.
Sept. 31 – Finnish film, 2 pm, Finnish
Center Association, 35200 West Eight Mile Road,
June 16-17 – Finnish Expatriate Parliament 20th
Jubilee Session at University of
21-24 – Finn Fest USA 2017 in Minneapolis.
– ScanFest, Budd Lake.
Aug. 6 – “Fashion after Fashion” at Museum of Art
and Design, Jerome and Simona Chazen Building,
2 Columbus Circle, NYC. Featuring commissioned works
by Helsinki-based ensemble and SSAW Magazine, New
York-based Eckhaus Latta, Lucy Jones and Ryohei
Kawanishi and Copenhagen-based Henrik Vibskov. Curated
by Dr. Hazel Clark and Ilari Laamanen.
Until Oct. 3 – “Independent Visions: Helene
Schjerfbeck and Her Contemporaries exhibit,
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, NYC. 55 works from
the collection of Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery.
Sept. 9 – Finland 100 Birthday celebration,
7-12 pm, Gary’s Loft, Empire State Building, 28 West
Street, NYC. $100. Singer GEA, DJ Rony Rex, media art
by Oases from HEL, live painting by Susanna
Sivonen and scanograph by Kira Leskinen. Tickets:
21 – Annual Fish Fry, 5-7 pm, Saybrook Township
Park. Sponsored by Finnish-American
Heritage Association of Ashtabula County.
27 – Viipurin Lauluveikot, 3 pm, University
Unitarian Church, Seattle.
Sept. 22 – Iittala Bird Lovers’ Weekend, all day, Museum
of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma.
Sept. 27 – Finnish film “Keisarikunta (Harbor
Brothers), 7:30 pm, The Swedish Cultural
Center, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle.
Sept. 29 – Finnish film “Keisarikunta (Harbor
Brothers), 2 pm, The Swedish Cultural Center,
1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle.
– Juhannus in Washington D.C., 10 am-2 pm.
The Finnish Embassy will organize a midsummer
Juhannus event on June 17 from 10am until 2pm at the
German-American Friendship Garden, which is located
between the Washington Monument and the White House.
Finland will be handed out, and everyone can try out
uniquely Finnish sports, like mölkky and
27 – Professor Thomas Dubois presents “The
Historic Kalevala Story,” 2 pm, Grace
Lutheran Church, 3030 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee.
Sept. 24 – Milwaukee Finnish American Society
program, 2 pm, Grace Lutheran Church, 3030
W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Sculptor Bruce
Niemi will present his work and talk about
how his Finnish sculptor father influenced his
life, faith and work.