MLK Day of Service – No regularly scheduled classes
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
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.
Vanhimmat (folk & ballroom dance lessons) – with Kay Seppälä – Finnish American Heritage Center (7:00 – 8:30 pm), In preparation for the Iltamat dance learn, or relearn, polkka, schottische, mazurka and raatikkoon. No partner nor pre-registration necessary. $5 per student. See the full 2023 Heikinpäivä schedule at https://www.finlandia.edu/heikinpaiva/2020-schedule/.
The staff at the Finnish American Heritage Center is pleased to announce the return of the highly-popular Nordic Film Series. Scheduled film dates include November 16, January 18, February 15, March 15 and April 19. For more about the Nordic Film Series, call the Heritage Center at (906) 487-7549.
Inkle Band Weaving Instructor: Phyllis Fredendall 2 sessions: Wednesdays, January 11 5:30-8:30pm + January 18, 5:30-7pm Jutila Center Fiber Studio room 105 (Masks are required in the fiber studio) Class fee: $60 Optional pick up project fee: $40 (paid directly to instructor) Advanced registration required: register online or by phone 906-487-7549 Last day to register: 1/6/23 or when sold out Design and weave a colorful strap using an inkle loom. Class one includes design work, loom dressing and how to weave. In the second class students will take their bands off the loom and finish them for the end use: belt, hat...
Instructor: Alice Margerum Thursday, January 19, 2023 – 5-8pm Finnish American Heritage Center Class fee: $30 Materials fee: $12 (paid directly to instructor) Advanced registration required: register online or by phone 906-487-7549 Last day to register: 1/13/23 or when sold out Larger himmeli mobiles were traditionally hung above dining tables in Finland to help ensure a good harvest for the next year. In Lithuania, they were hung over cradles and used at weddings to help circulate happiness and good fortune. The delicateness of natural straw, means that these large ornaments, move in the lightest of breezes. Each student will make one approximately...
On Friday, January 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Finlandia’s Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee will host a Martin Luther King, Jr. Read-In at the Chapel of St. Matthew on Finlandia's campus. Each hour will have an arc in contexts, famous essays and sermons. Whole class hours and brief stop-throughs by campus and community members are all welcome. Large groups are asked to RSVP by emailing email@example.com
Drop/add period ends (full semester) 4:00 pm
Family Fun Night/Hobby Horse Hoedown – with Kay Seppälä & Ginger Alberti – Finnish American Heritage Center (6-8pm) An evening of fun for the whole family, including music and Finnish dances, Hobby Horse indoor games and obstacle arena, themed games, and dances, (all ages!) … If you have a hobby horse ride it in! (horses to borrow too). 6 – 8 p.m. Do not forget you can ride your horses in the parade on the 28th, too! $5.00 per family. See the full 2023 Heikinpäivä schedule at https://www.finlandia.edu/heikinpaiva/2020-schedule/.
Come find your inner chi, challenge your focus and enjoy meditative and stretching techniques. All abilities welcome! Hosted by Finlandia University's Student PTA Club organization, a portion of the proceeds for this event will benefit Omega House. All students, staff, faculty, family, patients, and community members are invited to attend. RSVP on Facebook! Event: Yoga by Donation Date: Saturday, January 21 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Hirvonen Hall Gymnasium, Finlandia University Instructor: Danielle Foertsch Newman Questions? Call or text PTA Club Advisor Sami Dowling at (906) 284-2814.
Club Finndigo – the Finnish film Pelican Man (Pelikaanimies) – Calumet Theater – 2 p.m. Screening is preceded by a coffee and nisu social at 1 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. See the full 2023 Heikinpäivä schedule at https://www.finlandia.edu/heikinpaiva/2020-schedule/.