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Please see all events held by FHSS:

(all events located at Sovittaja Park in Rutland, MA, unless otherwise noted)

 

 

2014 (to be expanded as programming is confirmed)

 

Saturday, March 22, 2014

"Growing Up Suomalainen" Finnish Fireside Forum (1:00 pm, Westminster Historical Society, Westminster, MA)

 

 

 

2013

May / Toukokuu

13

Monday

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm, Rutland Senior Center) 

June / Kesakuu

1

Saturday

Ham Dinner/Dance with Mixed Grille (6/7:30 pm)

($10 dinner/$6 dance/$15 both)

3 

Monday 

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm)

9 

Sunday 

Finnish Folk Dance with Instructors from the University of Helsinki and music by Oivan Ilo and Finnish Refreshments (1:00 pm) ($10/Children 12 & under FREE)
15

Saturday 

Central Mass Accordion Club (CMAC) Dance (7:30 pm) ($5)
17Monday

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm)  

19

Wed-Sun

FinnFest USA 2013 in Upper Michigan's Copper Country, MI  

28 

Friday 

2013 Summer Contra Dance Series with music by Oivan Ilo and called by
Don Heinold (7:30 pm beginners lessons / 8:00 pm) ($8/$6 with student ID)
 

July / Heinakuu

1

Monday 

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm) 

6

Saturday

Central Mass Accordion Club (CMAC) RED  WHITE & BLUE Dance (7:30 pm) ($5) 

9

TuesdaySattuma Karelian Folk Group from Petrozavodsk, Russia (7:00 pm) ($10/children 12 & under FREE)

11 

Thursday Scandinavian Dance Lessons (7:30 pm) (FREE)

13 

Saturday 

Finnish Meatball Dinner/Dance with Warren Johnson (6/7:30 pm)

($10 dinner/$6 dance/$15 both)

15Monday

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm)

17

Wednesday

FHSS General Membership meeting (5:30 pm)

(With Potluck Meal: Last names A-F=Casserole; G-M=Dessert; N-Z=Salad)

18

Thursday 

Scandinavian Dance Lessons (7:30 pm) (FREE) 

19

Friday 

2013 Summer Contra Dance Series with music by Whimsey and called by Tod Whittemore (7:30 pm beginners lessons / 8:00 pm) ($8/$6 with student ID)

20

Saturday

Central Mass Accordion Club (CMAC) Dance (7:30 pm) ($5) 

25

ThursdayScandinavian Dance Lessons (7:30 pm) (FREE)
27 SaturdayBBQ Hall, Grounds & Kitchen set-up (9:00 am) 
28

Sunday 

45th Annual Chicken BBQ, Raffle & Scholarship Awards (1:00 pm) ($10 before July 20th/$10.50 after)  (call Katy to reserve your tickets @ 508-331-4082)

29Monday

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm)

August / Elokuu

1 ThursdayScandinavian Dance Lessons (7:30 pm) (FREE) 
8ThursdayScandinavian Dance Lessons (7:30 pm) (FREE)
9 Friday 2013 Summer Contra Dance Series with music by Einstein's Little Homunculus and called by Steve Howland (7:30 pm beginners lessons / 8:00 pm) ($8/$6 with student ID) 
10 Saturday

Roast Pork Dinner/Dance with Bert Stromholm (6/7:30 pm)

($10 dinner/$6 dance/$15 both)

12Monday

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm)

15 

Thursday  

Scandinavian Dance Lessons (7:30 pm) (FREE) 

17 

Saturday 

Scandinavian Dance Lessons Party (6:00 pm) 

24 

Saturday 

Central Mass Accordion Club (CMAC) Dance (7:30 pm) ($5) 

26 

Monday 

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm) 

30 

Friday

2013 Summer Contra Dance Series with music by Contra Duo and called by Rachel Shapiro (7:30 pm beginners lessons / 8:00 pm) ($8/$6 with student ID) 

September / Syyskuu

2

Monday

All “2013 80th Birthdayers” Pot Luck Party (1:00 pm)

6 

Friday 

Kantele Concert featuring the Suomalaiset Jouset from Maine (7:00 pm)

($10 - includes refreshments and Saturday’s Workshop)

7

Saturday

Kantele Workshop ~ Learn about Finnish Kantele & How to Play (10:00 am) ($5 if not attending Friday's concert)

9 

Monday 

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm) 

14 

Saturday 

Scandinavian Buffet Dinner/Dance with Bob Trottier (6/7:30 pm)

($10 dinner/$6 dance/$15 both - $4 off for food contribution) 

15 

Sunday 

FHSS General Membership meeting (1:00 pm) 

(With Potluck Meal: Last names A-F=Salad; G-M=Casserole; N-Z=Dessert)

20 

Friday

2013 Summer Contra Dance Series with music by Free Raisins and called by David Kaynor (7:30 pm beginners lessons / 8:00 pm) ($8/$6 with student ID) 

23

Monday 

Crafting Meet Up (10:00 am)

Wood Carving/Burning Group Meet Up (1:00 pm) 

October / Lokakuu

27

Sunday

FHSS Annual Membership meeting (1:00 pm, Rutland Community Center)

November / Marraskuu

15 

Fri-Sun

Finn Funn Weekend 2013 in Troy, NH 

December / Joulukuu 

1 

Sunday 

Finnish Memorial Service (4:00 pm, Rutland Congo Church)

8

Sunday

Pikkujoulu Christmas Party (1:00 pm, Val's Restaurant)