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Midday Mindfulness

Chapel of St. Matthew 601 Quincy Street, Hancock

Midday Mindfulness (Tuesdays, 12:10 – 12:30 p.m.)  Move from scattered to centered with mindfulness practices geared to add focus, balance and peace to your week. In person at the Chapel and also on Instagram Live @FinnU_Faithlife.

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Heikinpäivä: Knit a Neckwarmer

Jutila Center 200 Michigan Street, Hancock, MI

Instructor: Clare Zuraw 2 sessions: Tuesdays, January 24 + 31, 5:30-7:30pm Jutila Center Fiber Studio room 105 (Masks are required in the fiber studio) Class fee: $50 Advanced registration required: register online or by phone 906-487-7549 Last day to register: 1/22/23 or when sold out Knit a neckwarmer based on traditional sweater patterns from Vörå in western Finland. The class will focus on techniques used to knit stranded colorwork in the round on circular needles: yarn tension, catching floats, color dominance, reading and adapting a pattern, finishing, and more. Anyone who is able to knit and purl is welcome to register. No...
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Heikinpäivä: Finnish Cookie Workshop

Finnish American Heritage Center 435 Quincy St, Hancock, MI

Instructors: Harri Kurtti and Jim Kurtti Wednesday, January 25, 2023 – 5:30-7:30pm Finnish American Heritage Center Class fee: $20 Advanced registration required: register online or by phone 906-487-7549 Registration closes 1/22/23 or when sold out. Learn to bake a variety of Finnish cookies. This workshop includes hands-on cookie making as well as the opportunity to taste different types of cookies.

Gallery Reception | Bonnie Peterson: Word Count

The artist reception for Bonnie Peterson: Word Count is to be held Thursday, January 26, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Fiber artist Bonnie Peterson's exhibit, Word Count, opens in January as the Finlandia University Gallery returns to operations. The exhibit will run from January 9 to February 15, 2023.    

HEIKINPÄIVÄ 2023

Tori markets – (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) – Finnish American Heritage Center & United Methodist Church Parade – 11 a.m – Quincy Street, Hancock. Cash prizes. Karhunpeijäiset – join the costumed parade participants in a circle dance Outdoor Games (including vipukelkka, kick sleds, Wife Carrying, etc.) -immediately following the parade Polar Bear Dive – TBA Mark Munger: book talk & signing – 1 p.m. – North Wind Books Iltamat (dance & buffet) – (7-10pm) Finnish American Heritage Center. $15. Music by Back Room Boys. See the full 2023 Heikinpäivä schedule at https://www.finlandia.edu/heikinpaiva/2020-schedule/.

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Community Meals

Chapel of St. Matthew 601 Quincy Street, Hancock

Community Meals (every Monday 7:15 – 8 p.m.)  Always homemade, always free. Served out of the Chapel lower level. Follow @FinnU_Faithlife to know what’s cooking each Monday. Want to Volunteer?   Sign up to help prep the meal at the link below (or just show up at 6 pm any given week). https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904094baca92aa5fb6-finnu

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Midday Mindfulness

Chapel of St. Matthew 601 Quincy Street, Hancock

Midday Mindfulness (Tuesdays, 12:10 – 12:30 p.m.)  Move from scattered to centered with mindfulness practices geared to add focus, balance and peace to your week. In person at the Chapel and also on Instagram Live @FinnU_Faithlife.

Recurring

Heikinpäivä: Knit a Neckwarmer

Jutila Center 200 Michigan Street, Hancock, MI

Instructor: Clare Zuraw 2 sessions: Tuesdays, January 24 + 31, 5:30-7:30pm Jutila Center Fiber Studio room 105 (Masks are required in the fiber studio) Class fee: $50 Advanced registration required: register online or by phone 906-487-7549 Last day to register: 1/22/23 or when sold out Knit a neckwarmer based on traditional sweater patterns from Vörå in western Finland. The class will focus on techniques used to knit stranded colorwork in the round on circular needles: yarn tension, catching floats, color dominance, reading and adapting a pattern, finishing, and more. Anyone who is able to knit and purl is welcome to register. No...
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