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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 -  Sauna is Life: Sauna Culture in Finland
    Exhibition -  Sauna is Life: Sauna Culture in Finland
    Wed, Jan 10
    Nordia House
    Jan 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 24, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jan 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 24, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    This exhibit will introduce visitors to the history and tradition of saunas while exploring the future of contemporary urban sauna as well. This exhibit is sponsored by Finlandia Foundation National and was organized by the Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, Iowa.
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  • Spoon Carving Workshop (sold out)
    Spoon Carving Workshop (sold out)
    Sun, Apr 14
    Nordia House
    Apr 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us with instructor Leslie Walters to create your very own wooden spoon!
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  • Finnish Conversation Group
    Finnish Conversation Group
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 15
    Nordia House
    Apr 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 15, 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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  • Nordic Knitting Circle
    Nordic Knitting Circle
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Apr 16
    Nordia House
    Apr 16, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 16, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 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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  • Troll Cardboard Costume Making
    Troll Cardboard Costume Making
    Sat, Apr 20
    Nordia House
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    In honor of Earth Day, join us for this fun troll costume making activity.
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  • Danish Conversation Group
    Danish Conversation Group
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 22
    Nordia House
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us and the Northwest Danish Association to use your Danish language skills. Whether you are fluent or just beginning this is your chance to meet others and hear the language!
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  • Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 22
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 22, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 22, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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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  • Forest Bathing
    Forest Bathing
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 22
    Nordic Northwest Campus
    Apr 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 22, 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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  • Norwegian Conversation Group
    Norwegian Conversation Group
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 22
    Nordia House
    Apr 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 22, 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, Apr 23
    Nordia House
    Apr 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 23, 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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  • Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Apr 25
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 25, 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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  • Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Apr 27
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 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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  • Nordic Nights
    Nordic Nights
    Sat, Apr 27
    Nordia House
    Apr 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Enjoy a special evening full of socializing, entertainment, fine wine and food while raising vital funds in support of our cultural mission. Come ready for an energizing night of live auction packages, games, and more!
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  • 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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  • Family Mimmit Concert
    Family Mimmit Concert
    Sun, Apr 28
    Nordia House
    Apr 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Mimmit is a delightfully funny children's band formed by two sisters.
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  • Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Apr 30
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Apr 30, 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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  • Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Swedish Roots Genealogy Sessions
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 04
    Online via Zoom
    May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 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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  • Vappu & Valborg Celebration
    Vappu & Valborg Celebration
    Sun, May 05
    Nordic Northwest Campus
    May 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us to celebrate end of winter with Vappu and Valborg!
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