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October 2017

Soup for Sneakers

October 21 11:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT

The Finlandia University Student Physical Therapist Assistant Club is hosting its annual Soup for Sneakers event on Saturday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Finnish American Heritage Center. More details: http://www.finlandia.edu/news/student-pta-club-hosting-soup-sneakers-saturday/

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Community Enrichment Course – Beginning Spinning (fiber arts)

October 24 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

For the first time ever, the FAHC will offer a Beginning Spinning course. Jeanne Medlyn, a longtime and well versed fiber artist, will share her skills in classes that get under way at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3. Students do not need their own spindle or spinning wheel, though some other materials could require an additional fee.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finland in the 21st Century

October 24 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

The FAHC is offering a seminar by Finlandia University adjunct English instructor Marlene Broemer. Titled “Finland in the 21st Century,” and beginning Tuesday October 3, this seminar’s eight sessions will cover various aspects of the contemporary Finnish, including the economy, culture, sports, art and design, religion, education and more. Each session will cover several of these areas. There will be a lecture or presentation of new materials with time for discussion. The seminars will be conducted in English, although some Finnish language will be presented.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finnish I

October 25 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Beginning Wednesday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m., Tiina Sakari of Atlantic Mine will lead a Finnish I course. The class will meet for eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session. The class is appropriate for people with no language experience at all, or those with minimal background in Finnish.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finnish II

October 25 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Also on Wednesdays, beginning October 4 at 5:30 p.m.., Finland native and Copper Country resident Anna Leppanen will instruct the Finnish II course. Designed for people with some skill in the language, this class will enable participants to expand their vocabulary and work toward conversational skills. This course will also be eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session.

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Mobile Mentoring Project Kick Off

October 25 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Finlandia University’s mobile mentoring project with Finnish app developer Mesensei will kick off with a workshop on Wednesday, October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center. This event is free and open to the public. The workshop will provide insight on the different uses of mentorship in support of teaching, career services, alumni relations, and fundraising, based on case studies and experiences from Europe, Asia and Canada. Learn more, http://www.finlandia.edu/news/mobil-mentoring-project-kick-off-held-oct-25/.

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Community Enrichment Course – Beginning Spinning (fiber arts)

October 31 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

For the first time ever, the FAHC will offer a Beginning Spinning course. Jeanne Medlyn, a longtime and well versed fiber artist, will share her skills in classes that get under way at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3. Students do not need their own spindle or spinning wheel, though some other materials could require an additional fee.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finland in the 21st Century

October 31 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

The FAHC is offering a seminar by Finlandia University adjunct English instructor Marlene Broemer. Titled “Finland in the 21st Century,” and beginning Tuesday October 3, this seminar’s eight sessions will cover various aspects of the contemporary Finnish, including the economy, culture, sports, art and design, religion, education and more. Each session will cover several of these areas. There will be a lecture or presentation of new materials with time for discussion. The seminars will be conducted in English, although some Finnish language will be presented.

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November 2017

Community Enrichment Course – Finnish I

November 1 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Beginning Wednesday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m., Tiina Sakari of Atlantic Mine will lead a Finnish I course. The class will meet for eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session. The class is appropriate for people with no language experience at all, or those with minimal background in Finnish.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finnish II

November 1 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Also on Wednesdays, beginning October 4 at 5:30 p.m.., Finland native and Copper Country resident Anna Leppanen will instruct the Finnish II course. Designed for people with some skill in the language, this class will enable participants to expand their vocabulary and work toward conversational skills. This course will also be eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session.

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Perspectives on Peace: Four Authors Discuss the History of World Peace since 1750

November 3 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

More information TBA

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Community Enrichment Course – Beginning Spinning (fiber arts)

November 7 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

For the first time ever, the FAHC will offer a Beginning Spinning course. Jeanne Medlyn, a longtime and well versed fiber artist, will share her skills in classes that get under way at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3. Students do not need their own spindle or spinning wheel, though some other materials could require an additional fee.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Finland in the 21st Century

November 7 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

The FAHC is offering a seminar by Finlandia University adjunct English instructor Marlene Broemer. Titled “Finland in the 21st Century,” and beginning Tuesday October 3, this seminar’s eight sessions will cover various aspects of the contemporary Finnish, including the economy, culture, sports, art and design, religion, education and more. Each session will cover several of these areas. There will be a lecture or presentation of new materials with time for discussion. The seminars will be conducted in English, although some Finnish language will be presented.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finnish I

November 8 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Beginning Wednesday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m., Tiina Sakari of Atlantic Mine will lead a Finnish I course. The class will meet for eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session. The class is appropriate for people with no language experience at all, or those with minimal background in Finnish.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finnish II

November 8 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Also on Wednesdays, beginning October 4 at 5:30 p.m.., Finland native and Copper Country resident Anna Leppanen will instruct the Finnish II course. Designed for people with some skill in the language, this class will enable participants to expand their vocabulary and work toward conversational skills. This course will also be eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session.

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Nordic Film Series – Co-operatively Yours

November 9 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

The Nordic Film Series continues Thursday, November 9 with the film “Co-operatively Yours." Showings will be at 2 and 6 p.m. They are free and open to the public, with donations accepted.  

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It’s On Us: Kelly Tsai Spoken Word Poetry

November 9 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Free

Kelly Tsai is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work as a performance poet has been featured at over 700 venues worldwide. Tsai is known for her emotionally informative and thought-provoking performances. Hear her energy, wisdom, and perspective on preventing sexual violence. For more about Tsai, see the link below: http://www.kellytsai.com/

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Community Enrichment Course – Beginning Spinning (fiber arts)

November 14 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

For the first time ever, the FAHC will offer a Beginning Spinning course. Jeanne Medlyn, a longtime and well versed fiber artist, will share her skills in classes that get under way at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3. Students do not need their own spindle or spinning wheel, though some other materials could require an additional fee.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Finland in the 21st Century

November 14 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

The FAHC is offering a seminar by Finlandia University adjunct English instructor Marlene Broemer. Titled “Finland in the 21st Century,” and beginning Tuesday October 3, this seminar’s eight sessions will cover various aspects of the contemporary Finnish, including the economy, culture, sports, art and design, religion, education and more. Each session will cover several of these areas. There will be a lecture or presentation of new materials with time for discussion. The seminars will be conducted in English, although some Finnish language will be presented.

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It’s On Us: The Unslut Project

November 14 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Free

On Tuesday, November 14th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center, let suicide prevention education specialist, Emily Linden educate you about the negative culture of "slut shaming." Discover ways to remedy this prolific form of bullying. This event is a part of the It's On Us event series. For more information please visit the following link.

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Community Enrichment Course – Finnish I

November 15 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Beginning Wednesday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m., Tiina Sakari of Atlantic Mine will lead a Finnish I course. The class will meet for eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session. The class is appropriate for people with no language experience at all, or those with minimal background in Finnish.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Finnish II

November 15 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Also on Wednesdays, beginning October 4 at 5:30 p.m.., Finland native and Copper Country resident Anna Leppanen will instruct the Finnish II course. Designed for people with some skill in the language, this class will enable participants to expand their vocabulary and work toward conversational skills. This course will also be eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Beginning Spinning (fiber arts)

November 21 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

For the first time ever, the FAHC will offer a Beginning Spinning course. Jeanne Medlyn, a longtime and well versed fiber artist, will share her skills in classes that get under way at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3. Students do not need their own spindle or spinning wheel, though some other materials could require an additional fee.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Finland in the 21st Century

November 21 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 8 times

The FAHC is offering a seminar by Finlandia University adjunct English instructor Marlene Broemer. Titled “Finland in the 21st Century,” and beginning Tuesday October 3, this seminar’s eight sessions will cover various aspects of the contemporary Finnish, including the economy, culture, sports, art and design, religion, education and more. Each session will cover several of these areas. There will be a lecture or presentation of new materials with time for discussion. The seminars will be conducted in English, although some Finnish language will be presented.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Finnish I

November 22 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Beginning Wednesday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m., Tiina Sakari of Atlantic Mine will lead a Finnish I course. The class will meet for eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session. The class is appropriate for people with no language experience at all, or those with minimal background in Finnish.

Find out more »

Community Enrichment Course – Finnish II

November 22 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Also on Wednesdays, beginning October 4 at 5:30 p.m.., Finland native and Copper Country resident Anna Leppanen will instruct the Finnish II course. Designed for people with some skill in the language, this class will enable participants to expand their vocabulary and work toward conversational skills. This course will also be eight weeks, for about an hour and a half each session.

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December 2017

Finnish Independence Day Celebration

Details To Be Announced.

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27th annual contemporary finnish american artist series exhibition Opening Reception

December 7 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

kristin pavelka: kahvipaussi Opening Reception: Thursday, December 7, 7:00-8:30 p.m., artist talk beginning at 7:20 p.m. Exhibit Period: December 7, 2017 to January 13, 2018 Coffee, sweets with butter, visits with relatives, eating fresh fish caught, fried and served by the lake during the midnight sun… these quintessentially Finnish moments are the inspiration for a series of ceramic pieces on display for the 27th Annual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition. Using multiples of the same form, Kristin Pavelka plays with botanical themed surface design to pay homage to her Finnish ancestry.

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April 2018

Honors and Awards Banquet

April 13, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

April 13, Friday Honors Banquet

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April 2019

2019 Honors and Awards Banquet

April 12, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

April 12, Friday Honors Banquet

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