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2021-01

The Art of Watercolor: Winter 2021 Session

01-06 @ 6:45 pm - 02-03 @ 8:45 pm CST

We have all become more comfortable with working, and visiting online so let’s paint together. The virtual class will cover the basic skills of watercolor techniques as well as compositional approaches.  Kathleen Kelly will guide you in exploring the wonderful world of watercolor, developing your skills, and love of painting.  From beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Because the class is virtual, Kathleen will hold demonstrations at the beginning of each session.   The remainder of the class time will be…

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Swedish TV Series ONLINE

01-21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Swedish TV Series online is kind of like a book club. You watch the episodes or movie in your own time and then we get together on Zoom to discuss what we watched. For this meeting we are watching “The Restaurant” season 2 episodes 9 -10. The series can be bought on Amazon or streamed on Sundance or AMC+. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88487084860 Meeting ID: 884 8708 4860 One tap mobile +13126266799,,88487084860# US (Chicago) +13017158592,,88487084860# US (Germantown) Dial by your…

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Genealogy Session ONLINE

01-23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

“Lesser Known Records in ArkivDigital” by Kathy Meade Researching further in ArkivDigital. Discover the value of researching in lesser known record collections! ArkivDigital is an online site that provides access to Swedish historical records. While many people are familiar with the Swedish church books, there are many additional types of historical records in ArkivDigital. This presentation will point out some of these records such as the seamen records (similar to merchant marines), prison records, orphanage records, internal passports and other…

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Cooking Class ONLINE

01-27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST

Our popular cooking and baking classes are back this spring. We are now meeting online so it doesn’t matter where you live, you can join us from anywhere. Feel free to either join in with a notepad and your questions or we will send you the list of ingredients before the class so you can cook and bake along if you want. Note that there are times when we have to shorten actual cooking time to fit the class into…

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Book Club ONLINE

01-30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries. These are the upcoming books and dates: Saturday, Jan. 30 – We were strangers by Magda Preiss Saturday, Feb. 27 – My Maja, A Grandson’s Tribute by Dr. Donald Grossnickle Saturday, March 27 – Saturday, April 24 – The book can be bought in the Museum Store. We were strangers by Magda Preiss We Were Strangers is the true story of Magda Preiss, a breathtaking masterpiece of…

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Knitting Group ONLINE

01-31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

Join the Swedish American Museum knitting group! All knitting levels are welcome. Share some of your favorite patterns and learn from each other. There will also be a chance to learn some specifically Swedish knitting patterns and techniques. This group his currently held via Zoom. If you need Zoom you can download it to your computer, phone, iPad or other device by going to www.Zoom.us Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/882https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88280255209?pwd=RHozVVBpcXQvUm1WYTFycVEzbEFwQT0980255209 Meeting ID: 882 8025 5209 Passcode: 166963 One tap mobile +13126266799,,88280255209#…

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2021-02

Jokkmokk’s Market ONLINE

02-04 - 02-06

The world famous Sami market held every February in the small town of Jokkmokk in the north of Sweden is a huge tourist attraction. This year the market has been moved online and can be enjoyed by everyone around the world. More information can be found as it becomes available on their website https://www.jokkmokksmarknad.se/en/

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Swedish TV Series ONLINE

02-04 @ 4:00 pm CST

Swedish TV Series online is kind of like a book club. You watch the episodes or movie in your own time and then we get together on Zoom to discuss what we watched. For this meeting we are watching “The Restaurant” season 3 episodes 1 – 2. The series can be bought on Amazon or streamed on Sundance or AMC+. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88487084860 Meeting ID: 884 8708 4860 One tap mobile +13126266799,,88487084860# US (Chicago) +13017158592,,88487084860# US (Germantown) Dial by…

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Prata Svenska ONLINE

02-06 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Would you like to practice speaking Swedish with others who are learning as well as a native speaker or two? We will get together over Zoom for some informal conversation. Each session we will decide on a topic for conversation for the following session. If you have questions, feel free to contact Karin Moen Abercrombie at kabercrombie@samac.org Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85772393777 Meeting ID: 857 7239 3777 One tap mobile +13126266799,,85772393777# US (Chicago) +16465588656,,85772393777# US (New York) Dial by your location…

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Bath bombs & Shower Steamer

02-20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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Join us for a self care event on January 23 with Freedomlei State of Mind. Enjoy this virtual fun event, we'll be making bath bombs and shower steamers. For $25 you'll be making the shower steamer and for $30 you'll make the bath bomb that will have CBD included. Each box you'll get all the materials that are needed to help you make your kit. This is a great gift for yourself or to gift to a love one. All the…

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