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UPCOMING EVENTS

 Learn all about upcoming events and programs at Nordia House, presented by Nordic Northwest and
our partner organizations. 
 

  • Exhibition -  Photographer Lars Tunbjörk
    Exhibition -  Photographer Lars Tunbjörk
    Sun, Apr 28
    Nordia House
    Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 07, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 07, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Photographer Lars Tunbjörk saw Sweden like no other. His camera eye was sharply revealing and ironic, but not without tenderness. This exhibition was produced by Embassy of Sweden in Washington in collaboration with Lars Tunbjörk Foundation.
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  • Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 21
    Online via Zoom
    May 21, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    May 21, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Join us for these private one-on-one genealogy sessions! Each slot is an individualized session with two exports from Swedish Roots in Oregon (SRIO).
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  • Volunteer Fair & Mixer
    Volunteer Fair & Mixer
    Wed, May 22
    Nordia House
    May 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come grab an opportunity!
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  • Ivy Basket Weaving
    Ivy Basket Weaving
    Sat, May 25
    Nordia House
    May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to weave invasive ivy into beautiful baskets!
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  • Norwegian Conversation Group
    Norwegian Conversation Group
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, May 27
    Nordia House
    May 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come practice your Norsk - all levels and ages welcome!
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  • Nordic Coffee Hour
    Nordic Coffee Hour
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 28
    Nordia House
    May 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Enjoy a cup of coffee with friends old and new at Nordia House. 
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  • Finnish Passports / ID cards & European Parliamentary Elections
    Finnish Passports / ID cards & European Parliamentary Elections
    Wed, May 29
    Nordia House
    May 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – May 30, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – May 30, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Great News for Finnish citizens; you will be able to apply or renew your Finnish passport or identify card by appointment and vote in the European Parliamentary Elections.
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  • Family Trivia Night
    Family Trivia Night
    Fri, May 31
    Nordia House
    May 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us for a fun night of trivia and test your knowledge of all things Nordic!
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  • Kids Collage: Inspired by Swedish Photography
    Kids Collage: Inspired by Swedish Photography
    Sun, Jun 02
    Nordia House
    Jun 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come make art inspired by our current photography exhibit Lars Tunbjork – A View from the Side. After a guided tour of the exhibit, you’ll get a chance to create your own artwork inspired by the famous photographs.
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  • Forest Bathing
    Forest Bathing
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 03
    Nordic Northwest Campus
    Jun 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Friluftsliv [free- loves -liv] is the Norwegian philosophy of open-air living or disconnecting from daily stress.
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  • Nordic Knitting Circle
    Nordic Knitting Circle
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 03
    Nordia House
    Jun 03, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 03, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Beginner and expert knitters, fiber artists, and any folks interested in crafts are all welcome to join the Nordic Knitting Circle. Bring your own project, join ongoing projects including color work projects, and get help and support from others.
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  • Coffee Hour with World Forestry Center
    Coffee Hour with World Forestry Center
    Tue, Jun 04
    Nordia House
    Jun 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us for this special summer Coffee Hour with World Forest Center! World Forestry Center is coming to Nordic Northwest to show a small presentation about their upcoming temporary exhibit.
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  • Sami Inspired Necklaces (sold out)
    Sami Inspired Necklaces (sold out)
    Sat, Jun 08
    Nordia House
    Jun 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Build on the essential techniques of this Sami-invented handcraft and make two different braided-pattern necklaces with coiled wire and reindeer leather.
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  • Nature Weaving for Kids
    Nature Weaving for Kids
    Sun, Jun 09
    Nordia House
    Jun 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us as we enjoy the woods of Nordic Northwest and forage for flowers, grasses, twigs, stems, leaves, bark, and all kinds of colorful natural materials to weave into a rustic loom you make yourself!
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  • Spring Flower Crown Making
    Spring Flower Crown Making
    Sun, Jun 09
    Nordia House
    Jun 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    In this class you'll learn how to make the traditional Scandinavian-style flower crown, with a base of interwoven fresh green birch branches. With a variety of colorful flowers, leaves and berries to choose from, the exact style of the crown you make is up to you and your imagination!
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  • Skål Night with Ruby Vineyard & Winery
    Skål Night with Ruby Vineyard & Winery
    Wed, Jun 12
    Nordia House
    Jun 12, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 12, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Skål is translated as cheers or good health! Bring your friends and family for a toast at Nordia House.
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  • Troll Tales on the Lawn: A Troll in Central Park (1994)
    Troll Tales on the Lawn: A Troll in Central Park (1994)
    Fri, Jun 14
    Woodland Meadow
    Jun 14, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 14, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Trolls contain multitudes. They can be funny, scary, craft, smart, not so smart, and many other adjectives. This summer, come join Nordic Northwest as we explore the whole range of trolls, from scary to sweet, with our Troll Tales on the Lawn series!
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  • Finnish Conversation Group
    Finnish Conversation Group
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 17
    Nordia House
    Jun 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Moi! Join us for a Finnish Conversation Group organized by Nordic Northwest and Finlandia Foundation's Columbia-Pacific Chapter. Whether you are fluent or just beginning this is your chance to meet and talk with others, hear the language and learn about Finnish culture, traditions, nature and more.
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