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Friends of Lucia 2015

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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.

 
Celebration of Sweden's National Day

The Consulate General of Sweden, SACC, SWEA, and the Swedish Club of Houston, along with IKEA, are co-sponsoring a celebration of Sweden's National Day.  There will be herring, meatballs, potatoes, wine, beer, strawberry cake and coffee. 

Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Time: 3pm – 6pm
Location: Southside Place Clubhouse, 3743 Garnet St, Houston, TX 77005
Parking: Curbside parking available throughout the neighborhood
Registration: Please RVSP and advance payment no later than June 2 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Subject: Celebration) or phone: 713-953-1417
Fee: $ 25.00 per adult (kids free)

Please make your check payable to Consulate General of Sweden and mail it to:

Consulate General of Sweden
Attn: Leona Petersson
3730 Kirby Dr, Suite 805
Houston, TX, 77098

 
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.

 
Cards & Flowers Committee

Are you aware of any "life" events that a member or friend of the Club may be experiencing (i.e. illness, birth, marriage, death, etc.)? If so, be sure to send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it so that we can send an acknowledgement!

 
Sweden and America Magazine

Sweden & America is a joint quarterly publication of The Swedish American Center in Karlstad, Sweden, and the Swedish Council of America in Minneapolis, MN.  Since we are an SCA affiliate, our members can receive a one-year subscription to Sweden & America for only $10 – half the normal subscription price.  If you are interested, send an email to 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:

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News Flash

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!