The club is a social organization. The general membership meets monthly from September through May. Meetings include a hosted or potluck meal with occasional after-dinner activities that have included viewing Finnish films, special guest speakers and demonstrations.
Annual events include the New Year “Uuden Vuoden Tinan Valu” lead pouring, “Urhonpäivä” St Urho’s Day, Mad Hatter Party, May 1st Celebration “Vapunpäivä“, Midsummer Picnic “Juhannusjuhla” and Christmas Party “Pikkujoulujuhla”.
The club has hosted special dinners or receptions for various Finnish dignitaries which have included Finland’s Consulate General and the Ambassador to Finland; Finnish artists, sculptors, musicians and dance groups; and national sports teams in hockey, Nordic skiing; and numerous private visitors from Finland.
Anchorage Suomi-Finland Club Inc.
8225 Spring Street
Anchorage, AK 99509