Your hub for Swedish and Scandinavian activities in the Northwest!
Founded in Seattle in 1892, the Swedish Club has grown to become a center of Scandinavian activities in the Pacific Northwest. Our members are not only Swedes and other Scandinavians, but people of many cultural backgrounds.
Here's a cool slideshow postcard from Norway: stave churches and Viking long boats!
usatoday.com Stave churches were inspired by Gothic stone churches in the rest of Europe, including Notre Dame in Paris. But, Norwegians built in wood instead of stone.
Let's end this week on an up note delivered by Stephen Colbert &;-)
theguardian.com Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers took aim at the president’s latest error, claiming he ‘only accepts intelligence reports with the logo ‘As Seen on TV’’
As experts recently gathered at the Finnish Embassy in Washington, DC, the topic was how the Finnish education system is sparking the innovation and entrepreneurship that will drive the tech-based economy of the future. And how the U.S. education system could learn from these successes:
theatlantic.com In Finland, students can learn the basics with a set of knitting needles.
Spring is almost here, and so is our Antiques & Great Finds Sale! Coming Saturday and Sunday March 4 & 5, it's your chance to snag some truly unique finds, plus enjoy great food and hang out with all the nice peeps here &;-). Mark your calendars!
Had to share this stylish photo of Trolleholm Castle, built around 1760...
How Denmark's Samsø island went carbon neutral in just a decade! And they started way back in 1998 ...
theguardian.com The small island’s energy makeover took less than a decade and was spurred on by local commitment, providing a template for how regional Australia could transition to renewables
Friday Happy Hour! Chef Christine will knock your socks off (again) with her special Scandinavian dinner offerings: Swedish open-faced sandwiches -- eat 'em for a meal or as an appetizer!, authentic Swedish meatballs and side dishes, roast pork loin with red currant jelly, slow roasted sweet potatoes, salad bowl, flatbread with crab dip, and for dessert: Espresso waffles with mocha drizzle! Dining begins at 6 pm, but the bar opens earlier &:-). Come on in to start the weekend on the right note...
With climate change, birds in Finland have been nesting earlier and earlier in the season. To help the birds, Finnish Broadcasting company YLE and a group of environmentalists created the project "1 Million Birdhouses" to spur citizens to build nesting boxes all over the country. They beat their goal. You can see the map of communities who committed to building the million birdhouses...
svenska.yle.fi Kampanjen "En miljon fågelholkar" nådde sitt mål tidigare än beräknat. Att målet uppnåddes i god tid är viktigt eftersom fåglarnas häckning de senaste 50 åren har inletts allt tidigare.
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Sponge, a language center for young children in the greater Seattle area, offers French, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Hindi & German classes for children.
The Alliance Française de Seattle promotes the French language, increases awareness of French and francophone cultures, and fosters friendly relations between them. Please see our website for a link to our monthly newsletter: www.afseattle.org
http://www.seattle.cervantes.es/ firstname.lastname@example.org University of Washington Padelford B-209 Seattle, WA 98195-4360
Join us for language learning and teaching! 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational institution.
The German Language School for Children provides German Language classes for children K-12 and adults in Seattle.
Bilingual Buddies Learning Center, LLC is a Spanish/English in-home preschool where we teach children in Spanish and English. BBLC is a child directed and play-based program that is loosely based on the philosophy of Maria Montessori.
We make language learning for adults fun and interesting, with an immersive learning environment. Classes in Seattle, Kirkland & Sammamish.
ExIm English was formed as a service of ExIm Partners to tutor senior-level business executives, professionals, and high-level public officials.
Spanish Immersion Preschool
Olé Café will be a place to enjoy Spanish tapas and beverages while practicing Spanish and meeting others! Take a class, come for an evening event & more!
Looking for Spanish classes for middle school-aged students, or for adults? Then, come to Vámonos!
ECHS Teacher's Homestay offers one-on-one english lesson with an experienced teacher. Your teacher and you will decide together the focus of your program.