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Updated 2/26/2021. Event flyers with more details can be found under the "Newsletter" tab.
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Please check with individual Event to see if event is CANCELLED. As I find out about a Cancellation, I will update the Calendar.

Happy New Year!
Animal Life, Art from the Kalevala February 2-27, 2021
The Copper Country Community Arts Center (CCCAC) Kerredge Gallery, Hancock, MI will host an exhibition of art inspired by the Kalevala. Artists can submit their works January 28 & 29.
Day of Finnish Culture - "Kalevala Day" Sunday, February 28, 2021
A Finnish Flag Day.
Chicago Suomi-Koulu March 6, 2021
Theme: Climate Change. Cafeteria opens at 9:30am. At Chicago Estonian House, Riverwoods, IL
FASM Virtual Social Hour--Crafts Sunday, March 7, 2021, 6pm cst
Shari Johnson and Liisa McMahon will host this Sunday's social hour. Learn to make Paper Stars and Himmelis. Contact Shari at: sharij98@sbcglobal.net for craft kits or you can request just the instructions. If requesting the kit, email her your address A $5 donation is requested to cover postage.
International Women's Day Monday, March 8, 2021
A global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
St. Urho's Day Tuesday, March 16, 2020
Legend has it that St. Urho chased the grasshoppers out of ancient Finland, thus saving the grape crop and the jobs of Finnish vineyard workers. He is said to have uttered the phrase "Heinasirkka, heinasirkka, mene taalta hiiteen" roughly translated "Grasshopper, grasshopper, go to Hell". The feast is celebrated by wearing Royal Purple and Nile Green.
Minna Canth Day, Day of Equality Friday, March 19, 2021
Finnish Flag Day
FASM Virtual Social Hour Sunday, April 4, 2021, 6pm cst
Topic(s) tbd.
Day of the Finnish Language and Mikael Agricolan Day Friday, April 9, 2021
A Finnish Flag Day
Chicago Suomi-Koulu Saturday, April 10, 2021
Theme: Nature in Spring. Cafeteria opens at 9:30am. At Chicago Estonian House, Riverwoods, IL.
National War Veteran's Day Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Unofficial but customary Finnish Flag Day
Chicago Suomi-Koulu Saturday, May 1, 2021
Theme: Vappu/May Day. Cafeteria opens at 9:30am. At Chicago Estonian House, Riverwoods, IL.
FASM Virtual Social Hour Sunday, May 2, 2021, 6pm cst
Topic(s) tbd.
Europe Day and Mother's Day Sunday, May 9, 2021
Unofficial but customary Finnish Flag Day
J. V. Snellman's Day, The Day of Finnishness Wednesday, May 12, 2020
Unofficial but customary Finnish Flag Day
Remembrance Day-Commemoration Day of Fallen Soldiers: Kaatuneitten muistopaiva Sunday, May 16, 2021
Unofficial but customary Finnish Flag Day
Chicago Suomi-Koulu Saturday, May 22, 2021
Theme: Responsible forestry. Cafeteria opens at 9:30am. At Chicago Estonian House, Riverwoods, IL
Chicago Suomi-Koulu Saturday, June 5, 2021
Theme: Graduation, The nature in the summer. Cafeteria opens at 9:30am. At Chicago Estonian House, Riverwoods, IL.
FASM Virtual Social Hour Sunday, June 6, 2021, 6pm cst
Topic(s) tbd.
Apocalyptica - Cell-O Tour Sunday, September 5, 2021
Rescheduled to September 2021. Check their schedule to ensure not rescheduled again. At House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654. Performance begins at 8pm.
Rescheduled to 2022: FinnFest USA 2021 - Seattle, WA 2022-12-31
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