1-2 – December Nights - ICF, House of Finland,
Balboa Park, San Diego.
Dec. 17 – LAFF meeting, 470 W. Walnut St.,
Pasadena. Potluck lunch 1 pm.
2 – Finlandia Foundation of Colorado
Pikkujoulu. Time and place to be determined
2 – FAHS membership meeting, 11 am, Finnish
Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road (Rte 169),Canterbury.
Potluck 12 noon; Pikkujoulu 1:30 pm.
Dec. 3 – Finland’s Independence Day Program, 1
pm, Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road (Rte169), Canterbury.
16 – Atlanta Finland Society’s Joulujuhla
(Christmas celebration), 1 pm, St. Catherine’s
Church, 571 Holt Road, NE, Marietta. Info: Jaana
Garber at Jaana55@bellsouth.net or
Dec. 1 –
Gala Celebration of Finland’s Independence Chicago
Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E.
Washington Street, Chicago. Sponsored by the
Finnish American Chamber of Commerce of
Midwest and the Finnish American Society of the
Midwest. More info from members.
Nov. 19 –
Finnish American Heritage Society of Maine
meeting, 1 pm, Maple Street, West Paris.
meeting, program and a coffee social.
Dec. 02 –
Pannukakku Breakfast, 8-10 am, Finnish Center
at Saima Park, 61 Scott Road, Fitchburg.
pancake, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice, Finnish
coffee bread, coffee/tea. $7.
RAFFLE!!! More than 20 prizes!
Oskari Tokoi exhibit. Tokoi left Finland as a young
man and worked the mines in the U.S.A. before
returning to Finland and eventually becoming its
first premier. Find out more about this amazing man
who spent his last decades in Fitchburg and
Looking for a special Christmas gift? Birch bark
crafter Elaine Moe and talented artist Elisa Lomme
will have items for sale.
Dec. 2 –
Crafters Workshop, 10 am-12 noon, Finnish
Center at Saima Park, 61 Scott Road, Fitchburg.
Dec. 2 –
Tickets for the The Finland 100 Gala event are now
for sale - the early bird tickets are $90
/person. Closer to the date the price will be 100
dollars, so get yours now! The event is hosted by
Finlandia Foundation Boston Inc. and it will be held
at the Exchange Conference Center at Boston
Waterfront. Doors will open 6 pm for a social hour
with cocktails and the event itself will start 7 pm. There
will be distinguished speakers, buffet dinner, music
and dancing. This will be a fun way to celebrate
Finland's 100th birthday! Tickets are available from
Finlandia Foundation Boston Inc. website (through the
Brown Paper Tickets link): Finlandia Foundation |
9- Our Finnish 100 Year, Christmas
Celebration Oak Hill Country Club
840 Oak Hill Rd. Fitchburg, MA 12:00-5:00
PM All are invited to enjoy a wonderful
afternoon including videos of the Peace Proclamation
from Turku and Finnish Christmas scenes, Finnish
Christmas carols played by Elisa Lomme,
speaker Roy Helander, dancing to music by Oivan Ilo,
some historic information about the
evolution of Christmas traditions in Finland, display
of Finnish creativity
and other surprise happenings with a visit from a
famous Christmas person....
Please fill out the form at ( http://www.saima-park.org/index.html
) with meal selection for each person attending and
mail with your check to Peter Heaney, 30 Davis
St. Rutland, MA 01543 or call him at
508 886-6073 with your dinner selection. Make
checks payable to FHSS
Deadline for Dinner reservations: November 28, 2017
24-Dec. 31 – Boston Ballet presents Mikko
Nissinen’s Nutcracker at the Boston Opera
House, 539 Washington
St., Boston. Tickets:
www.bostonballet.org/nutcracker or 617-695-6955.
– Open House, 1-4 pm, Finnish Center
Association, 35200 West
Eight Mile Road, Farmington Hills.
14-17 – The Christmas Revels: A Nordic Celebration
of the Winter Solstice, at the Hopkins Center
for the Arts at Dartmouth, 4 East Wheelock Street,
Hanover. Tickets at:
or at the Box Office: 603-646-2422.
Nov. 11 –
“Sibelius Inspiration,” a multimedia program of
Sibelius music played by cellist Jussi
and pianist Nazig Azezian, set against
videos of eastern Finland nature that inspired the
pm, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, NYC. Tickets
FFNYMC and ASF members $15,
2 – Finnish-American Heritage Association Pikkujoulu
and Finnish Independence Day dinner,
Bethany Lutheran Church, Ashtabula. Catered dinner
$15. Reservations due by Nov. 24 to
440-998-2061. Program: Press conference with
“Marshall Carl Gustav Mannerheim,” portrayed by
with skit written by Betty Hietikko.
1 – Finnish film “Isänmaallinen mies” (A Patriotic
Man), 2 pm, The Swedish Cultural Center,
Ave N, Seattle.
Dec. 2 –
Suomi Finland 100 Independence Day Gala Celebration,
6 pm, Center for Urban
3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle. For info contact Rita
Vermala-Koski at email@example.com or