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Hej and välkommen (welcome)to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's Swedish word is kakor, or cakeStrawberry cake is a Swedish summer staple, so visit this wonderful article by VisitSweden to learn about this tasty seasonal treat!https://visitsweden.com/.../strawberry-cake-and-taste.../To pronounce this week's word, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2UsKCSHDon't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!VISITSWEDEN.COMStrawberry cake and the taste of Swedish summerStrawberry cake and the taste of Swedish summer

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Join us tomorrow inside the Nordic Cultural Center from 10:00 AM 3:00 PM!SAT, JUN 26Mormor's Sale with Swedish vendors327 S. 3rd Street, Rockford, IL 6110415 people interestedInterested

Friday, June 25, 2021

Join us this Saturday from 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM for our Mormor's Sale at the Nordic Cultural Center and help support our 150th campaign for the Erlander Home!SAT, JUN 26Mormor's Sale with Swedish vendors327 S. 3rd Street, Rockford, IL 6110415 people interestedInterested

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Hej and välkommen (welcome)to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's Swedish word is midsommar, or MidsummerMidsommar is this Saturday and it is one of the most popular celebrations for Swedes, both in Sweden and in this country. This is the season when music fills the air — a time when relatives and friends gather in the open meadow around flower-bedecked tables of food. This festival is traditionally as beautiful as it is entertaining.To pronounce this week's word, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2TVK3keDon't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

TONIGHT is the NIGHT! Register for our live stream concert with Dancing Queen: An #ABBASalute starting at 7:00 CST!!SAT, JUN 19Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute Virtual ConcertMusic · 113 peopleInterested

Saturday, June 19, 2021

https://mailchi.mp/9833fb048211/welcome-4980058MAILCHI.MPJoin us for ABBA!

Friday, June 18, 2021

Hej and välkommen (welcome)to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's Swedish word is dansa, meaning dance We are gearing up for our virtual concert with Dancing Queen: An #ABBASalute on Saturday and cannot wait to get down and for you all to join us!To pronounce this week's word, follow this link: https://bit.ly/3zqWV21Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

CALLING ALL DANCING QUEENS! Dancing Queen: An #ABBASalute will be joining us again to help celebrate Midsommar! This year, we are gathering virtually via Zoom for a concert full of fun! Register for this FREE concert this Saturday, June 19th at 7:00pm: https://bit.ly/2SxwDuhThe event will be free, with donations accepted through PayPal @shsrockford. We cannot wait to celebrate with you!US02WEB.ZOOM.USWelcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Dancing with ABBA -Virtual Concert with DANCING QUEEN: an ABBA

Monday, June 14, 2021

Hej and välkommen (welcome)to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's Swedish words is ost, (pronounced OO-ST) meaning cheese . Swedes are particular about how to slice their ost. Read below to find out more! Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!https://www.scandikitchen.co.uk/little-scandinavian.../...SCANDIKITCHEN.CO.UKLittle Scandinavian Lessons: How to slice cheese - ScandiKitchenCheese slicing really is a thing to us Scandinavia

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Midsommar will soon be upon us! This year, the Swedish Historical Society’s Midsommar Fest will be scaled back due to Covid, but there will be opportunities to celebrate. The fun begins with the ever-popular Dancing Queen: An #ABBASalute! As part of our Midsommar celebration, the Swedish Historical Society brings back this very popular group virtually on Saturday evening, June 19th at 7:00 pm via Zoom.The event will be free, with donations accepted​ through PayPal at @shsrockford or at https://bit.ly/3crIKzA#RockfordisSwedish #ABBA #gororckford #dancingqueen #midsommar #celebratelikeaSwedeSAT, JUN 19 AT 7 PM CDTDancing Queen: An ABBA Salute Virtual Concert34 people interestedInterested

Tuesday, June 8, 2021