PAST PROGRAMS

2017

October 7, 2017 27th Annual Scandinavian Festival

October 14, 2017  Guest Speakers: Lois and Steve Schreiter Topic: Discovery of The                                               Kensington Runestone In Northern Minnesota

June 19, 2017 Midsommar Celebration Sunday,Midsommar 2017 Flyer

MAY 13, 2017 – – SWEDISH FOLK DANCING

MARCH 11, 2017 – SWEDISH EDUCATION.

January 14, 2017 The Walgreen Story

2016

January 16, 2016: Tell Your Swedish Story and Julgrandsplundring

March 12, 2016: Symbols of Sweden

May 14, 2016: Travel in Sweden Today

June 19, 2016: Scandinavian Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI

October 29, 2016: Swedish Artists Anders Zorn and Birger Sandzen

December 18, 2016: Lucia Celebration

December 25, 2016: Julotta

2015

January 17, 2015:  Swedish Consulate in Milwaukee by Lena Carlstedt

March 14, 2015: Swedish Loom Weaving by Sonia Hummel

May 9, 2015:   Getting Ready for Midsommar

June 21, 2015: Annual Scandinavian Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI

View video of our Midsommar Celebration at https://youtu.be/A5lZ75bqqUU

October 10, 2015: Annual Meeting and Tradition of Seven Cookies

December 13, 2015: Lucia Procession and Celebration

December 25, 2015: Julotta

2014

January 18, 2014: Fun with Swedish Music and Food by Harry H. Anderson

March 15, 2014: Swedish Influence at Ten Chimneys

May 17, 2014:Swedish Names: Family Names, Given Names and Name Days

June 22, 2014: Annual Scandinavian Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, WI

October 18, 2014:  Annual Meeting and Swedish Food for Your Coming Holidays

December 14, 2014: Lucia Procession and Celebration

December 25, 2015Julotta

2013

January 19, 2013:  “ALFRED NOBEL – The Man Behind the Prizes” presented by Harry H. Anderson, Barbara Froemming and George Lofgren

March 9, 2013:  Celebrating Swedish Spring and Summer Traditions presented by Jenny Hölsö

May 11,2013:Sweden’s Kingdom of Glass presented by Marge Jothen, Harry H. Anderson, Barbara Froemming

June 23, 2013: Annual Scandinavian Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, WI

October 13, 2013Annual Meeting & Svenske Hyllningsfest

November 2, 2013 – Ikea Trip

December 15, 2013 – Swedish Lucia Celebration

December 25, 2013– Julotta – Early Mornning Swedish Christmas Service

2012

 January 21, 2012:  Midwest Swedes in the Civil War – Part 1. “The Military  Experience of  Oscar Wilhelm Carlson” presented by Harry H. Anderson

March 10, 2012:  “Swedish Immigration and the Dreams of America” presented by Harry H. Anderson and George Lofgren

May 12, 2012:  “The Life of Eric Berglund, Bishop Hill Immigrant in the Civil War” presented by Author Martha Bergland

June 24, 2012:  Annual Midsommar Celebration at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI VIEW  OUR MIDSOMMAR CELEBRATION AT:   http://youtu.be/46058CChNkQ

October 13,2012:   Annual Meeting with Tribute to Karin and Vic Hedman

December 16, 2012:  Lucia Celebration

December 25, 2012:  Julotta – Christmas Service

2011

January 22, 2011:  “Employment Skillsof Early Swedish Immigrants” presented by Harry H. Anderson

March 12, 2011:  Fun and Feather of a Swedish Easter

May 21, 2011:  Swedish Needlework and Crafts

June 19, 2011:   Midsommar Celebration, Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin

October 15, 2011: Annual Meeting

November 15, 2011: Jul Butik

December 3, 2011:  Andersonville – Chicago Trip

December 25, 2011:  Julotta

2010

January 23: Honorary Swedish Consul Johan Segerdahl discussing his duties and experiences

 March 20: Swedish Genealogy Program – “Why Genealogy” with panel of speakers led by Darlene Norman.

May 15:  Swedish Culture Day Bus Trip – Rockford, Illinois 

June 27: Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin (Cancelled)

October 9: 35th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of Swedish American Historical Society

         November 13:   IKEA Shopping Trip to Schaumberg, Illinois

December 25:  Julotta at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, Hales Corners, Wisconsin

  2009

January 24:  “Thorston Lindberg” presented by Harry H. Anderson

March 14:  “Swedish Music in My Life” presented by Marjorie Jothen

May 9:  “Historic Site Trip – Friman Marker at Genesee Depot,  Unonius Marker at Nashotah House Seminary, St. Alban Church at Hartland”

June 27:  Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin

October 10:  Annual Meeting – Vasa Ship presentation by Eric Sunstrom

November 14:  “Create A Smorgasbord with Raffle and Butik”

December 25:  Julotta at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, Hales Corners, Wisconsin

 2008

January 26:  “Swedes are Crooked, Too” presented by Harry H. Anderson

March 15:  “Swedish Heritage Survey” – HarryH. Anderson

May 10:  Virginia Follstad – Author

June 22:  Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin

October 11: Annual Meeting

December 25:  Julotta at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, Hales Corners, Wisconsin

2007

January 27:  “A Funeral for Mrs. Ekedahl” presented by Harry H. Anderson

March 24:   “Our Heritage of Swedish-American Music” presented by K. Erik Anderson

May 12:  “Swedes in the Civil War” presented by Eric Sunstrom

June 24:  Midsommar at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin

October 13:   Annual Meeting

November 10:  Scandinavian Resale, Butik and Bake Sale

December 25:  Julotta at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, Hales Corners, Wisconsin

 

 

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