FINNISH HERITAGE SOCIETY
MEMBERSHIP & EVENTS
HISTORICAL IMAGES OF FINNISH IMMIGRANTS IN CALIFORNIA
Finnish Independence Day Celebration!
Sunday December 2nd, 2018 2 - 4PM
Free Event Admission
$25 Afternoon Buffet
Live Music/Guest Speakers/No Host Bar
Anja Miller: Perspectives on the future of our Finnish-American Community
Michel Wendell: Honorary Consul of Finland
Welcome Greeting by Fred Mork
Music featuring works by Toivo Kuula, Fredrik Pacius, & Jean Sibelius:
Heikki Koskinen (e-tpt, piano)
Kati Pienimäki Schenker (vocal, percussion)
Rent Romus (alto, sopr sax, flute)
Kat Elliot (alto, tenor sax)
Jari Suomalainen (violin)
1:30 pm Kids crafts table
2:00 pm RECEPTION / PROCESSION / ANTHEMS / LIVE MUSIC
2:20 pm Guest Speakers
3:00 pm CATERED BUFFET
- Salmon sandwich: open faced sandwich on multigrain rye bread, with smoked salmon, sliced cucumber, arugula, cream cheese or herbed butter, and red onion.
- Vegetarian sandwich: roasted beet and yam , herbed goat cheese, cucumber, arugula on focaccia
- Ham sandwich: hickory smoked ham, cheddar cheese, lettuce, picked red onions, mustard, herbed mayonnaise
- Kesäkakku & pulla
Coffee, Tea, soft drinks, beer & wine
Join UFKB&S! The Lodge meets officially on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:15 p.m. in The Helsinki Cafe. Prospective members are encouraged to attend an event or a meeting, where they can ask questions and pick up an application. Future members must be voted in by members of the organization.
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The Finnish Hall and Lodge has served both immigrants and those seeking connection with their Finnish heritage and cultural practices. Lodge 21 is the second largest lodge in the United Finnish Kaleva Brothers & Sisters. Activities at the Finnish Hall have included stage plays, dances, orchestra, choruses, folk dancing, lending library, public dances, concerts, voting for Finnish national elections, movies, arts shows, poetry readings, and benefits.
Yearly events include:
Finnish Independence Day - First Sunday in December
Vappu Celebration - First Sunday in May or Last Sunday in April