Events This Year

2018 Events

  • Sunday January 21, Movie Night!  Join us for a viewing of the 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, a quirky comedy in Swedish with English subtitles and based on the best selling book by Swedish author Jonas Jonassonn.  For more on the movie go here. The meeting at the  First Unitarian Church at 605 Morewood, Pittsburgh, 15213, starts at 3:00 p.m. with the society providing "movie food." 

2017 Events

  • Sunday January 15, 2017 Movie night – come watch "A Royal Affair" a 2012 Danish film nominated for both a Golden Globe and Academy Award as best foreign film. Schweitzer Room, First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood, Pittsburgh, 15213, 3:00 p.m.  Movie Food provided.
  • Sunday February 19, 2017.  Fastelavn: a fun event for children of all ages.  Schweitzer Room, First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood, Pittsburgh, 15213, 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday March 19, 2017. "The History of Finnish Independence" a talk by Prof. Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen.  Learn about how Finland managed to achieve and maintain its independence from Russia.  Dr.Franklin-Rahkonen is on the history faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and has a specialty in Finnish History.  Bring something for the Pot-luck that will serve 10-15.   Schweitzer Room, First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood, Pittsburgh, 15213, 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday April 23, 2017. Talk by Mary Kay Johnsen on the Danish Astronomer, Tycho Brahe, First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood, Pittsburgh, 15213, 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday May 21, 2017. "Syttende Mai" Norwegian Constitution Day Celebration. Aspinwall Fireman's Park. 3:00 p.m.  Potluck. National Costumes encouraged.
  • Saturday June 24, 2017. Midsummer Celebration.  Home of Renato Lyra and Suzanne Lindell, 104 Lazy W Lane, Cheswick at 5:00 p.m. Potluck. Bring lawn chairs.  Maypole, games, bonfire and more. 
  • June 29, 30, July 1, 2, 2017 – Scandinavian Society booth at the Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival. Need booth volunteers. Contact Eva Robison if you can help.
  • Sunday 24 September 2017. Swedish Crayfish Festival, Aspinwall Fireman's Park. Bring a dish to share with about 15 people.  Make a silly hat to wear, and wear traditional costumes if you have them.  There will be some special activities for Children.  Starts at 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday October 21, 2017. Nordic Night, Oakmont Yacht Club, Harmony Hot Haus performing, Reservations required.
  • Sunday November 19.  Penn Brewery get-together 4 p.m. Cash bar.  The society will provide some appetizers.  You can order and buy dinner if you wish. For a map and more information about Penn Brewery click here.
  • Sunday December 10, 2017. Christmas Party, Members only and reservations required.

 

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