January Cultural Meeting

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Note: Due to the current surge in Corona Virus cases this meeting will now be via Zoom only.  Sign back in to this website 30 minutes prior to the meeting.  The link to the Zoom meeting will appear in a … Continued

March Cultural Meeting

Nordic Hall - Scandinavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

At the March cultural meeting on Sunday, March 6th, we will hear from Elsa Comiskey about the knitting tradition in Norway and look at how each county developed its own unique mitten pattern. Elsa Comiskey was born in Løten, a … Continued

April Cultural Meeting – Potluck Dinner

Nordic Hall - Scandinavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

NOTE; The April Cultural Meeting marks the return to our Friday evening schedule with a 6:30 start time for this particular meeting: The lodge’s annual potluck supper will be on Friday, April 1st (no joke), so it’s not too early … Continued

May Cultural Meeting

Nordic Hall - Scandinavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

At the May cultural meeting, Lodge member Mike Arnum, a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist (MCH), will give a presentation about creating a garden space that is reminiscent of Norway. By using a variety of plants that are commonly grown there, or … Continued

June Cultural Meeting

The Scandinavian Living Center

At our June 3rd Cultural meeting, we will once again welcome members to join us on the lawn (weather permitting) to play some kubb. Kubb is a lawn game of Viking origin where the objective is to knock over wooden … Continued

Members – Fair Meeting

Downstairs Conference Room - Scandanavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

Lodge Members - Our annual Fair planning meeting  will take place June 29th at 6:30 pm.  Pizza and drinks will be served.  After the two years of Covid related cancellations it is important that we decide what moving forward with … Continued

October Cultural Meeting

The Scandinavian Living Center

Fridtjof Nansen is considered the godfather of all modern polar explorers. In 1888 (at age 26), he became the first person to successfully cross Greenland from coast to coast.  At age 31 he organized and led a second expedition to … Continued

November Cultural Meeting

Nordic Hall - Scandinavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

Susan Hill, New England Ski for Light president, will talk about the origins of guided skiing for blind and visually impaired participants, and how it was brought from Norway to the US where it is practiced across the country. Susan’s … Continued

Juletrefest for Folk

Nordic Hall - Scandinavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

Come and enjoy the Lodge’s Christmas festival. Circle around the Christmas tree to traditional songs and music. Sing carols. Feast on traditional cookies and other desserts. Engage with other members to share and mark this season of friendship. Finish the … Continued

January Cultural Meeting

Nordic Hall - Scandinavian Living Center 206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA

NOTE: During the months of January, February, and March our meetings are held on Sunday afternoons each month beginning at 3:00pm.  This is done to minimize the amount of nighttime driving.   The installation of Officers and Directors of Norumbega … Continued