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Updated 01/19/2023 in process. Event flyers with more details can be found under the "Newsletter" tab.

Please check with individual Event to see if event is CANCELLED. As I find out about a Cancellation, I will update the Calendar. All FASM in person events will follow current CDC guidelines.

FIKA FRIDAY at the NORDIC HOUSE Fridays until end of April
FIKA is more than just a coffee break It is a social phenomenon, a reason to spend quality time with colleagues, family and friends. Enjoy freshly baked cinnamon rolls and coffee. Nordic House is in the Chicago Wrigley Building, 400 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
Celebration of National Sauna Week/Pulla Demonstration Sunday, February 19, 1-6PM
Join FASM at the Chicago Estonian House. Sauna is $40 for 1 hour for group up to 5 people. Pulla demonstration with small loaf to take. Donation $15. To reserve spot for both/either email: See flyer under "Newsletter" tab. Bring a friend! Reserve by February 10.
FASM Zoom Program "Finland and Sweden: Connections, Historic and Contemporary" Sunday, March 5, 2023 4pm CST
Presented by K. Marianne Wargelin. See flyer under "Newsletter" tab. Zoom link will be sent to FASM members Sunday morning. Others interested in viewing this program email: and you will receive the zoom link on Sunday as well. All are invited! Share with a friend!
FASM Makes Pea Soup Lunch at the Estonian House Sunday, March 19, 2023, 1pm
Celebrating St. Urho's Day--wear purple and green! Enjoy a special dessert. Donation $12. Bring a friend!
Finnish Conductor Mikko Franck conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra April 13-15, 2023
FASM is planning to organize a group outing for Saturday, April 15. More information to come.
Vappu - Celebrate Spring! Sunday, April 30, 2023
More information to come
FinnFest USA 2023 - Duluth, MN July 26-30, 2023
Information is starting to come for FinnFest 2023. To be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).
Scandinavian Day Festival at Vasa Park Sunday, September 10, 2023
Save the Date! FASM will have a booth with Finnish food and other merchandise.
FASM Annual Meeting and Member Picnic Sunday, September 17, 2023
Save the Date! At the Chicago Estonian House. More information to come.
9th Annual International Christmas Market Saturday, November 18, 2023
FASM will have tables with Finnish food and other items. It is a good time to get started on your holiday shopping, Vendors have: food, handmade items, jewelry, soaps, ornaments, glogg and bonfire. Admission $5, free parking. 10am to 5pm. At the Chicago Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods, IL. Bring a friend!
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