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One of the objectives and goals of the Swedish Club of Houston is to locate and join together people interested in Swedish heritage (Swedes, Swedish descendants, and others) in the Houston area, primarily through informal events and get-togethers, social as well as cultural.

The Club currently counts just under 120 members who meet at various events throughout the year, such as the annual Pea Soup and Pancakes supper, Kräftskiva (Crayfish Party), Valborgsmässoafton (Bonfire), Smörgåsbord, and Christmas Traditions/Lucia program, as well as special events centered around cultural happenings.

To become a member, click here to fill out an online membership form.

 
Dues Notice for 2015

Please don't delay, send in your renewal check today!!

Family $35
Individual $25
Student / Au pair $10 (fall-spring)

Make check payable to: The Swedish Club of Houston

Click here to fill out an online renewal form.

 
Crawfish Party - Kräftskiva

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:00 PM

at the
Monument Inn
4406 Independence Pkwy S (Texas 134), La Porte
(near the San Jacinto Monument)

$25 Members
$30 Non-members
$10 Youth (12 and under)

Seating is limited, and reservations are required.


Click here by Saturday, March 21 to submit your reservation online (do it now, before you forget!)

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Scandinavian Volunters Sought

Kaitlin Thompson, of the Fort Bend County Museum, is looking for volunteers. The Museum has a program called “Playing in the Past” where they play in different time periods with their younger museum visitors. This month they are focusing on Disney’s Frozen. Although Frozen is fictional, it is believed to take place somewhere in Scandinavia, most likely Norway, in approximately the mid 1800s. As a result they are doing bits of Scandinavian folklore, history, and crafts.  The Museum  is looking for people that would be willing to come out to their location -- 500 Houston Street in Richmond, Texas -- to showcase primarily traditional clothing, but anything else they would want to share as well! The Museum would love to show true traditional clothing to contrast with the fictionalized version seen in the movie.

If you are available and would like to volunteer, contact Kaitlin Thompson (Educational Outreach, Fort Bend County Museum) at (281)342-6478 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Friends of Lucia

As everyone knows, Continental Airlines is no more (and, as a result, we have lost our sponsor of Lucia's airfare from Houston to Sweden). Thus, it becomes incumbent upon the members of the Club to step up and donate to support the long-standing tradition of the Club of sending its Lucia to Sweden. A number of sponsorship levels are available:

Sponsorship Level


 

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From here, click on the Sweden Today  link to sign up for a free weekly email newsletter based on Sweden Today  resources, xoxosweden and Nordstjernan - the Swedish Newspaper of America.

 

Be sure to add the e-mail address "Swedish Club of Houston" <web@swedishclub.org> to your address book, to ensure that you receive all communications sent directly from the web site!