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March 2021

Prata Svenska ONLINE

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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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Herring Breakfast To-go

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Museum’s twice annual fried herring breakfast is now available to-go. Herring has a long history in Swedish food traditions. It began as a poor mans staple and is now a loved part of the Christmas, Easter and midsummer smörgåsbord. You may be most familiar with the many different kinds of pickled herring that are available at your grocery store but Swedes also likes their herring salted and pan fried. Join us for a traditional fried herring breakfast which includes…

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Scandinavian Jam ONLINE

March 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Scandinavian Jam with Mary Allsopp and Paul Tyler is online on the first and third Sunday of every month. Join us for an afternoon of traditional roots music. Bring your instruments, request your favorites, share a tune and play along on what you can, sit back and listen when you want a break. Contact Scandi.Fiddler@yahoo.com or PTyler@ameritech.net with any questions and to get a zoom code.

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Cooking Class ONLINE

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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Hair art in Sweden ONLINE

March 10 @ 6:00 pm

Exchanging bracelets and rings of hair has long been seen as a sentimental and loving gesture in Sweden, but throughout the 1800s, highly skilled artisans from the remote village of Våmhus took this craft to the next level. Women from the village of Våmhus not only created highly intricate works of art and jewelry out of human hair, but they traveled far and wide selling their wares and became such esteemed artisans as to even attract the attention of royalty.…

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Nordics Navigating New Norms & Numbers ONLINE

March 18 @ 1:00 pm

Most parents struggle to make the family puzzle pieces fit together, and at the same time they often face gender stereotypes. This has become even more apparent during the pandemic as many are working from home and others have decided to focus entirely on the family. The New York Times pointed out in a January 8 article that “The people who have left the work force have not been replaced” indicating that some left their jobs and that policymakers are now worried that they may not return. The employment rate in the US has dropped nearly 2 % from a year ago, and four times as many women have…

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Swedish TV Series ONLINE

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 7 - 8. 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

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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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Swedish Food History through the Kitchen Garden ONLINE

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Swedish Food History through the Kitchen Garden By Richard Tellström The kitchen garden has served many functions in Sweden but mainly as an extra food source, first in the upper classes’ kitchen, later for everyone. Vegetables of different kind has been the base in Swedish food culture through history and a semi-vegetarian lifestyle, with mainly grain but also turnips and Swedes came out of necessity, and not choice. In this lecture we will meet different kitchen gardens in Sweden from…

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Scandinavian Jam ONLINE

March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Scandinavian Jam with Mary Allsopp and Paul Tyler is online on the first and third Sunday of every month. Join us for an afternoon of traditional roots music. Bring your instruments, request your favorites, share a tune and play along on what you can, sit back and listen when you want a break. Contact Scandi.Fiddler@yahoo.com or PTyler@ameritech.net with any questions and to get a zoom code.

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