OUR MEMBERS


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Our member organizations represent a broad range of Norwegian-American organizations from Chicagoland and surrounding area. Their participation and support make the League's events possible.

A list of member organizations and their events are included below.

Member Organizations

Business and Civic

Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce - trade promotion & networking

Choral
Grieg Ladies Singing Society - GLSS, women's chorus
Normennenes Singing Society NSS, men's chorus

Church - Minnekirken
Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church - weekly services

Folk Artists
Illinois Norsk Rosemaling Association classes & competition

Folk Dancers
Leikarringen "Heimhug" Scandinavian folk dancing group

Fraternal
SONS OF NORWAY area lodges - promote Norwegian traditions and fraternal fellowship
Elvesund Lodge
Polar Star Lodge
Skjold Lodge

Museum
Norsk Museum Norwegian American collections

Retirement Homes
Bethesda Home Chicago
Norwood Crossing Chicago

Sports
Norge Ski Club training and jumping programs for children and adults

Other
Norwegian Slooper Society descendants of the Sloopers
Torske Klub fellowship, food and entertainment
Royal Norwegian Consulate, Honorary Consul




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Member Events

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RECURRING EVENTS

FRIENDS OF THE VIKING SHIP
528 East Side Drive
Good Templar Park, Geneva, Illinois
Docent led tours Spring through Fall
 
Check their website for the latest details.
Adults $5.00, teens $3.00, children 12 and under free
Noon – 4:00PM
Docent led tours begin every 30 minutes where they tell you all about this “one of a kind” ship.  Learn more HERE


MINNEKIRKEN - Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church
2608 N. Kedzie Ave, Chicago, Illinois
Worship Services Sundays 11AM

Learn more HERE
Services every Sunday in person. Coffee hour after the service - we look forward to seeing you there.
 

 

NORSK MUSEUM
3656 E. 2631st Rd. Sheridan, Illinois
Open Saturday and Sunday 1-5pm All SUMMER THROUGH September
Housed in the oldest Norwegian Lutheran church in America, the church is located directly behind the Norway Store on highway 71, 9 miles northeast of Ottawa, IL. Open to the public Saturdays and Sundays, June through September, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free, but the museum is maintained from donations. Learn more HERE

SONS OF NORWAY - MONTHLY LODGE MEETINGS and events
Each lodge has a different day and time - visit their individual websites for the latest details of meetings and events.
Elvesund Lodge
Polar Star Lodge
Skjold Lodge

CHICAGO TORSKE KLUB - MONTHLY MEETINGS
(2nd Saturday September-May)

Des Plaines Elks Club, 495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, Illinois
The men of the klub join together to enjoy a guest speaker, a traditionally prepared codfish dinner, and a shot of Linie aquavit,
 


EVENTS BY MONTH

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  JANUARY 2023
January 28-29, 2023 (Saturday-Sunday)
Noon – 4:00PM
Norge Ski Club’s
118th Norge Annual Winter Ski Jump Tournament

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MAY

TBD 2023
Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Syttende Mai Luncheon

TBD 2023
Norwegian Constitution Day Dinner
Learn more on our Banquet Page

TBD 2023
Norwegian Constitution Day Parade
Learn more on our Parade Page

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JUNE

TBD 2023
NORSK MUSEUM OPENING DAY!
 

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REMAINING 2022 EVENTS
CALENDAR WILL BE REFRESHED FOR 2023 IN DECEMBER


NOVEMBER 2022

 



11/27/2022
Minnekirken Christmas Concert
November 27, 2022, 1:00 PM (following the church service).

Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, Chicago, IL, www.minnekirken-chicago.org

DECEMBER 2022

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