We meet at 1:00 in the back room of the Norway Community Center - bring snacks to share!

Lynnette Johnson
(any questions, call me at 815-830-4111) 

CALL US  +1.8153435070
Norsk Museum  

Cleng Peerson Lodge

2020 meeting schedule

  •  Jan 7 - 1:00 planning meeting at home of Rich/Sheila Gunderson
  •  Feb 16 - Valentine history, bring valentines and share stories, also Feb. 8th is Mother's Day in Norway.  Installation of officers, bring cookies for Birkiebeiner and collected stamps for children's project
  •  March 15 - Rob Borchsenius will talk about the murder of 1867 in Norway, IL
  • April 19 - road trip to Yorkville (Cross Luth. Church) for Stoughton Dancers at 2:00
  •  May 17 - road trip to Park Ridge for parade - sell items at a table - ship in parade.  Also, May 3rd, 1:30 for Polar Star Lodge dessert potluck (bring own dishes) at Yorkville Library to hear author of "Oden's Promise" speak
  •  June 21 - Norwegian Center is booked for June 6 our usual opening day event for Norsk Museum, so alternative plans are for an outdoor picnic, Kubb tournament, chicken from Norway Store, have a recruitment booth.  District 5 convention June 24-28 in WI
  • July 19 - Julie Gromm (scholarship winner), returning from a trip to Norway, to give a report of her experiences (Laurie Gage to contact her).  Alternate program:  stamp collectors, Rich Gunderson and Arthur Anderson
  •  August 16 - SON insurance man, Greg Regan
  •  September 20 - Connie Kross will speak about cultural medals and the beginnings of a music medal program
  •  October 18 - Slooper meeting - have a crafts table (ideas were discussed such as block signage with sayings in Norwegian) and possibly sell Norwegian foods
  •  November 14 - annual Smorgasbord, set up the day before
  •  December 13 - SON Christmas party