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OR: Sauna is Life

Nordia House

Sauna Culture in Finland exhibit explores the history and traditions of saunas while diving into the future of contemporary urban saunas as well. Open during Nordia House hours.


Finlandia Art Gallery Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, Michigan

Finnish-American artist Heather Allen Hietala's exhibition. Finlandia Art Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

OR: Nordic Coffee Hour

Nordia House

Visit and enjoy coffee with members of the Nordic community.

ONLINE: The Forest Finns

The Forest Finns were not only pivotal in the colonization of America (the colony of New Sweden for example) but also contributed through the continued migration to this country well into the 19th and 20th centuries. Learn more at this Finnposium webinar; register below to receive the Zoom coordinates.  

MI: Vappu

Finnish Center Association 35200 W. Eight Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, United States

Celebrate May Day and spring at this fun gathering.

OR: Nordic Nights

Nordia House

30th annual auction & gala to support Nordic Northwest's cultural mission.

CO: Vappu

Junkyard Social Club Boulder, CO

Celebrate May Day and spring at a potluck brunch.

MI: Nordic Folk Dance

Finnish Cultural Center Farmington Hills, Michigan

Learn traditional dances suitable for all ages No experience needed.

OR: Family Mimmit Concert

Nordia House

Mimmit is a delightfully funny children's band formed by two sisters. They sing, dance  and play music with roots from the Finnish Karelian area. Program is in partnership with Suomi-Koulu-Portland Finnish School.

CT: Culinary Delights

Finnish American Heritage Sociey

The annual and very popular cooking demonstration features a Finnish food theme---with samples! This year the theme is "It's All About Pulla."