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The Scandinavian Club of Toledo, Ohio, meets monthly for dinner at a local restaurant. We always have a program about something Scandinavian or something of special interest to members. All are welcome to join us. Membership dues are $15 per adult, but visitors are welcome. Because of the nature of our dinner meetings, reservations are required for most events.

Upcoming Events  

Julfest Christmas Party
Sunday, December 7, 2013, Four o'clock
The clubhouse at Village  River Place
12095 Eckel Junction Road
Perrysburg, Ohio
Our typical Julfest feast - Fee $15 for members
$20 for guests 
See Dec.. newsletter for directions & details

November Meeting
An outing to IKEA
in Canton, MI
Sunday, November 23, 2014, meet at noon
in parking lot of Alexis Rd. Meijer store
We'll be shopping for our upcoming Julfest, December 7th
See Nov. newsletter for directions & details

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October Meeting
Friday, October 17, 2014, 6 p.m.
Honey Diner
7250 State Route 795, Walbridge, OH
(Seven miles east of the center of Perrysburg, 
just east of Oregon Rd., on north side of the road)
Program: Current Scandinavian News 
by John Jacobson, but bring any news items of interest 
that you find. 

Call or email Kris for reservation 

September Meeting
Friday September 19, 2014, gather at 6 p.m.
at Pam's Corner, 116 10th St., Toledo, OH
(just up the street from Toledo Rep Theater)
Program: Magestic Norway
presented by Jan & Gary Samples
Cost: $16 per person for meal featuring chicken marsala
See newsletter for directions & details

Midsommer Potluck Party
Sunday, June 22, 2014, gather at 4 p.m.
At the home of our treasurer, Kris
Bring a dish to to share at our table.  Let's celebrate with a bonfire, and enjoy Kris's wild garden.
Contact Kris for details & see our newsletter

May Meeting
Friday, May 16, 2014, 6 p.m.
Honey Diner
7250 State Route 795, Walbridge, OH
(Seven miles east of the center of Perrysburg, 
just east of Oregon Rd., on north side of the road)
Program: Club Elections, then we’ll enjoy a classic video of Finland.

April Meeting
Friday, April 11, 2014, 6 p.m.
Bob Evans at Levis Commons
Program by Ruth Alteneder on her
Trip to Africa
See newsletter for details.  

March Meeting
Friday, March 21, 2014, 6 p.m.
Uncle John's Pancake House
3131 Secor Rd, Toledo, OH
Program by Lois Staber: 
Tracing Scandinavian Ancestry using DNA & geneology

February Meeting
Friday, February 21, 2014, 6 p.m.
Making Swedish Meatballs
at home of Ruth Alteneder

January Dinner Meeting
Friday, January 17, 2014, 6 p.m.
at the home of our secretary, Katherine Thompson
Program by Katherine - Greek Antiquities

Julfest Christmas Party
Sunday, December 15, 2013, Four o'clock
The clubhouse at Village  River Place
Perrysburg, Ohio
Our typical Julfest feast - Fee $25

October Dinner Meeting
Friday, October 25, 2013, 6 p.m.
Grape Leaf Diner
Program: Dr. Jan Wahl discusses his book about 
working with Danish film producer Karl Dreyer (details)

Special Trip to Cranbrook
Saturday, October 10, 2013
Visit to the Saarinen House at Cranbrook
Details in the President's Letter

September Dinner Meeting
Friday, September 27, 2013, 6 p.m.
Otterbein at Portage Valley, Pemberville (home of one of our members)
Program: John Jacobson on "Searching His Roots" (details)

 

Celebration of Midsommar
June Meeting at Sidecut Metropark

Saturday, June 22, 2013, 4 p.m.
Potluck Picnic
For details check our June newsletter

May Brunch Meeting
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 11:30 a.m.
at The Inverness Club 
4601 Dorr St, Toledo, Ohio
Program: Show & Tell Scandinavian Jewelry
Cost $16.50 (includes tax & tip)
For details check our May newsletter

April Dinner Meeting
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 5 p.m.
American Table Family Restaurant 
(order from the menu)
580 Craig Dr, Perrysburg, OH 
(corner Dixie Hwy & Eckel Junction)
Program on Swedish woodcarver Axel Petersson
by Eva Slawson & Bettye Jo Hansbarger

March Dinner Meeting
Saturday, March 23, 2013 4:30 p.m.
West Park Place
Program: The Pilgrim Tapestry, a video

February Dinner Meeting
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 4 p.m.
Bob Evans at Levis Commons
Our guest, Dan Neman, Blade food editor
"Confessions of a Food Editor."

January Dinner Meeting
Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 1 p.m.
Uncle John's Pancake House
travel videos by travel writer Rick Steves on
Copenhagen and Denmark.

Jul Fest Christmas Party
Sunday, December 16, 2012, Four o'clock
The clubhouse at Village  River Place
Perrysburg, Ohio
The board is cooking up a storm - Fee $20


November Afternoon Holiday Brunch 
Sunday, November 11, 2012, at 1:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn  Express, Perrysburg
Choose from chicken or fish for your entree, $22
See our November newsletter for details 

October Dinner Meeting
Friday, October 26, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Grape Leaf Diner
909 S. McCord Rd., Holland, OH 43528 
Program on Faroe Islands by Thurid Campbell
Meal will be $22 -  Family style Lebonese dinner with dessert

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September Dinner Meeting
Friday, September 21, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Uncle John's Pancake House
3131 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH
Program: The Hjemkomst of Robert Asp (DVD) 
See also here and the video online

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Informal  Summer Gathering
Friday, July 25, 2012
Visit to Ikea in Canton, Michigan
with shopping and lunch in the cafeteria
10:00 a.m. Meet in Meijer parking lot on Alexis Rd

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Midsummer Party/Potluck
Sunday, June 24, 2012, at 4 p.m.
At the home of our president
Bring a dish to pass and flowers to decorate the maypole
Contact Kris for details

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May Dinner Meeting
Friday, May 25, 2012, 6 p.m.
Lee & Jan Odegaard will host the meeting at Belmont Country Club
and tell us about their recent trip to Croatia
which was a real 'eye-opener' for them

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April Sunday Brunch Meeting
Sunday, April 22, 2012, 2 p.m.
Carving Swedish Woodenware
The Grape Leaf Diner
909 S McCord
Holland, OH

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March Gathering at Toledo Museum of Art
Friday March 16, 2012
Viking Longships
Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater 7:30 p.m.
Gather at 6:00 pm for Dinner in TMA's Cafeteria

February Dinner Meeting
Friday, February 24, 2012, 6 p.m.
Walbridge Park Shelter House (across from Toledo Zoo) 
We will feast on traditional 
Norwegian (Lamb & cabbage) 
and (holiday cream cake)
Program:
A Trip to Scandinavia, by Marna and Geoff Slawson
Meal will be $10 -  Send your reservation & fee to Kris 

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January Dinner Meeting
Friday, January 20, 2012, 6 p.m.
The Black Pearl Restaurant
4630 Heatherdowns, Toledo, Ohio
We'll order individually off the menu
Program will be a historically significant Swedish film, Terje Vigen, 
presented by our member and film collector, Jan Wahl.

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Jul Fest Christmas Party
Sunday, December 18, 2011, One o'clock
Inverness Club
4601  Dorr Street, Toledo

With meat balls and herring, 
Glögg and Jarlsberg cheese, 
Santa Lucia and Christmas carols 
we welcome in the holiday season

1987 Blade articles about Julfest & St. Lucia Day

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November Dinner Meeting
Friday, November 18, 2011, 6 p.m.
The clubhouse at Village  River Place
Perrysburg, Ohio
Program: Adventures in Denmark by Nathalie Givens
Dinner will feature Mojakka ja Leipa (MOY-ah-kah) 
Finnish Stew with Bread, made by Lois

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October Dinner Meeting
Friday, October 21, 2011, 6 p.m.
Uncle John's Pancake House
3131 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH
Program by Katherine Thompson
"Taking the Painting Back Home" to Stjarnfors, Sweden

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September Dinner Meeting
Friday, September 23, 2011, 6 p.m.
American Table Restaurant, Perrysburg, OH
Program: Scandinavian Flags

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Informal  Summer Gathering
Friday, July 15, 2011
Visit to Ikea in Canton, Michigan
11:45 a.m. Meet in Meijer parking lot on Alexis Rd

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Midsummer Party/Potluck
Sunday, June 26, 2011, at 4 p.m.
At the home of our president
Bring a dish to pass and flowers to decorate the maypole
Contact Kris for details

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April Dinner Meeting At Anneliese's
105 West Fifth Street, Perrysburg, OH
Friday, April 22, 2011
Gather at 6:00, order off menu at 6:15 p.m.
Program, a DVD: Rick Steves in Stockholm

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March Potluck Meeting
Friday, March 25, 2011
First Unitarian Church of Toledo
3205  Glendale Ave., Toledo, OH
Gather at 6 p.m. for appetizers and conversation
Dinner at 7 o'clock
Program, a DVD: "Fire & Ice: The Winter War of Russia and Finland"
A video clip  

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February Dinner Meeting
Friday, February 25, 2011
BJ's Hideaway Steak House
506 S Lallendorf, Oregon, Ohio (across from Pearson Park)
Gather at 6:15, order off the menu about 6:30 p.m.
Program: Bring Scandinavian sweaters and fabrics 
and your stories about them 
for Show & Tell

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January Dinner Meeting
Friday, January 21, 2011
The clubhouse at Village  River Place
12095 Eckel Junction Rd, Perrysburg, OH
Program: Southern Sweden, a Paradise
by Chris Weisfelder

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Sunday, December 12, 2010
Inverness Country Club
4601 Dorr Street, Toledo, OH
Gather at 1 p.m. for Kalt Bord () and other festivities
Click on pictures for better view

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November Dinner Meeting
Friday, November 19, 2010
Uncle John's Pancake House, 3131 Secor, Toledo, OH
Program: Movie Night
Dr. Jan Wahl will present two short movies by acclaimed Danish film writer/director Carl Th. Dreyer - "They Caught the Ferry" and "Thorvaldsen: Denmark's Great Sculptor"

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October Dinner Meeting
Friday, October 15, 2010
Gather at 6 p.m., Dinner prepared by the Board, 6:30 p.m.
The clubhouse at Village  River Place
12095 Eckel Junction Rd, Perrysburg, OH
Program by Wayne & Marie Johnson: 
"Building a Dream – 
Moorhead, Minnesota’s Stave Church"

Reservations required - $10 Links about the church

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September Dinner Meeting
Friday, September 24, 2010
Gather at 6 p.m., Dinner at 6:30 p.m. 
Pam's Corner, 116 10th St., Toledo, Ohio
Program: 'Stockholm and City Hall'
Reservations required - $15

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July Outing to IKEA in Canton, Michigan
Thursday, July 29
Meet at Meier's on Alexis to car pool (in the Meier parking lot across from Arby's) 
We'll leave for IKEA at 11 a.m.

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June MidSommar Fest
Saturday, June 19, 2010, 4 p.m.
at the Home of our president, Eva Slawson
4:45 Maypole raising, 5:00 potluck supper
Call or e-mail Kris for details and to make a reservation

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May Dinner Meeting
Friday, May 21, 2010, 
The
Navy Bistro
The Docks - River East Toledo
Gather at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:00
Program by Judy Pfaffenberger
"Iceland Etcetera"  
Reservations required

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April Luncheon Meeting
Sunday, April 11, 2010, 1:00 p.m.
Inverness Country Club
4601 Dorr Street, Toledo, OH
Program by Dr. Earl Campbell
"Energy Independence for a Small County—Iceland"

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March Dinner Meeting
Friday March 19, 2010
Grape Leaf Restaurant for a Lebonese meal served family style
Gather at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:00
Program by Judith K. Lamp, RN, CNM, PhD
"Culture Care Meaning and Practices of Finnish Women in Birth"
Reservations required

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February Dinner Meeting at Ruth's house
Friday, February 19, 2010
Gather at 6:30 p.m. for meal starring tender, flavorful beef brisket -
prepared by the officers - $12
Program by Ruth Alteneder 
"Swedish and Danish Plates"
Reservations required

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January Scandinavian Potluck
Friday, January 15, 2010 
First Unitarian Church 
3205 Glendale Avenue, Toledo, Ohio
Gather at 6:00 p.m.
Bring a dish to pass
Program by  Ingrid  Slawson
"Carl Larsson, the Swedish Norman Rockwell"

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Scandinavian Club Julfest 
Sunday, December 20, 2009
Inverness Country Club
4601 Dorr Street, Toledo, OH
Gather at 2 p.m. for Kalt Bord () and other festivities
Reservations required

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November Dinner Meeting
Friday, November 20, 2009
Dave's Home Cooked Foods
1855 S. Reynolds Rd, Toledo. OH
Gather at 6:30 for Thanksgiving turkey dinner
Program by Kris Johnson 
"Dyed in the Wool – Textiles in the Norwegian Tradition."

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October Dinner Meeting
Friday, October 23, 2009
Cousino's Steakhouse
1842 Woodville Road,  Toledo, OH
Gather at 6:30 p.m.
Reservations requested, though we'll order from regular menu

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September Dinner Meeting
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
River Cafe & Marina
6215 Edgewater Dr., Toledo, OH
Gather at 6:30 p.m.
no reservations required - select from regular menu

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Summer activities -
Midsommar picnic at our President's house
A trip to Ikea in Canton, Mich.

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May Meeting - Stories by Jan Wahl
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Maumee Bay State Park
Gather at 1:30 p.m.

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April Meeting - Scandinavian Wild Flowers
Friday, April 17, 2009
Dave's Restaurant
on Reynolds, north of  Glendale
Program by Kris Johnson
Gather at 6:30 p.m.

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March Meeting - "Life Above 60 Degrees North Latitude:
East Greenland, Iceland, and Norway.
"
Sunday, March 22, 2009, 12:30 p.m.
Don Pablos Mexican Kitchen, 
located off of Airport Hwy and Holland-Sylvania Rd

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February Meeting - Scandinavian Cooking
Bring your favorite Scandinavian recipe 
and your favorite Scandinavian cookbook for Show &Tell
Friday, February 20, 2009, 6 p.m.
Potluck at the home of one of our members, Margit Heskitt
Contact us for details

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January Meeting - Show & Tell
Friday, January 16, 2009, 6 p.m.
Uncle John's Pancake House
3131 Secor Rd., Toledo, Ohio
Bring an item from your 
Scandinavian past to share

Contact us:
Scandinavian-Club @ HotMail.com  

Our Webpage short URL: http://tinyurl.com/ScandiClubofToledo

Reservations:
For details and to make reservations, call Kris Johnson, 419-836-7637 or email kris.johnson@ecunet.org - put "Scand. Club" in subject line.
PO Box 355, Williston, OH 43468, www.MercyViewMeadow.org 

Officers:

President
    Eva  Slawson until June 30, 2014
    new pres. John Jacobson as of July 1, 2014

Vice President 
    Lois Staber

Secretary 
    Katherine Thompson

Treasurer
    Kris Johnson (contacts above)

Board Members at Large
    Jan Wahl
    Judy Nickoloff
    Ruth  Alteneder

Newsletter Editor
    Eric Slawson

 

 

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