02/19/2023, 2:00PM Sunday
All Saints Lutheran Church, 630 S Quentin Rd,
PROGRAM: Annual chili cook-off. We will present a video on Norwegian naming conventions and then taste and vote for the best chili and cookies
Bring some of your favorite chili to be judged against others and then we will all try some.
CATEGORIES: RED MEAT, NON-RED MEAT (Eg. White Chicken Chili), and VEGETARIAN.
We are collecting cookies for Barnebirkie (see the next post). Bring as many as you can bring, the kid skiers really LOVE cookies when they’re finished skiing. PLEASE, NO NUTS.
Also, if you like to bake (or don’t like to make chili) you could bring some Norwegian cookies. There will be an award for the best Norwegian cookies.
03/12/2023, Sunday, 2:30PM
SKJOLD LODGE PRESENTS THE STOUGHTON NORWEGIAN DANCERS
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the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers.
LOCATION: All Saints Lutheran Church
630 S. Quentin Rd. Palatine, Illinois
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Please join us for this special day
to enjoy a performance of the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers.
Bring your family, bring
your friends. Tell everyone you know about this
performed for millions of people. They have
toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada
and Norway and have been in several national folk
festivals. Each spring takes the Dancers to a different
part of the country. The
group has made 5 tours to Norway. In 1968
they were asked to dance for King
Olaf of Norway when he visited Madison,
The Norwegian Dancers endeavor to
entertain, culturally enlighten and instruct audiences
with respect to traditional Scandinavian folk dance and
authentic Norwegian bunads (costumes). The group is made
up of Stoughton High School School Sophomores, Juniors and
Seniors and every Spring goes on tour, bringing their
authentic dance, humor and fun to audiences across the
Coffee, cookies and soft drinks
will be available. A free will
offering will be collected to help offset the fees that
Skjold paid to the dancers.
Location: All Saints Lutheran Church, 630 S Quentin Rd, Palatine, Illinois
PROGRAM: Heritage Bingo
05/21/2023, Sunday 1:00PM
SYTTENDE MAI PARADE -Come march with us!
11am - 3pm rain or shine .
Park Festivities start at 11:00AM and the parade starts at
With all of the Syttende Mai activities we do not hold a
regular lodge meeting in May.Please join us and march that
day and join us for the festivities before and after the
parade. Our unit
number will be posted at www.skjoldlodge.com
Watch the Norwegian National League and Skjold Lodge
websites for updates!
ED WATERS' GOING AWAY PARTY
WATERS IS MOVING!
Our member Ed Waters is moving to Colorado, permanently!
ED WATERS' GOING AWAY PARTY
FOOD AND DRINKS
JUNE 11, 2023, NOON
NORGE SKI CLUB CLUB HOUSE
100 Ski Hill Road
Fox River Grove, Illinois
He and his daughter, Pam, will be coming to Illinois, at the end of May, to clean out his cottage. The Norge Family is planning a Going Away Party for him, on Sunday, June 11, at the Clubhouse. It starts at noon. We will have food and drinks!
We plan to visit the Scandi exhibit at the Milwaukee Art
Skjold outing this month is to the Milwaukee Art Museum to see the Scandinavian exhibit. Those going should meet at the museum ticket office at 10 AM this Saturday June 24.
LODGE MEETING -SUMMER PICNIC (INSIDE)
NORGE SKI CLUB
100 SKI HILL ROAD
FOX RIVER GROVE
We will eat INSIDE.
We will be cooking pølse (with buns). We will also be have some coke and sprite.
Please bring a dish (side or dessert) to pass. You may also want to BYOB.
Let us know whether you're coming (respond to firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can plan the number of pølse to have (and let us know if you want more than one)
08/19/2023 1 PM
LODGE MEETING (AN OUTING)
The August outing to the Geneva History Museum
will be Saturday, Aug. 19 at 1PM. We will view the
restored head and tail of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition Viking
Ship. After the museum we will go to the Stockholm
Brewery and Restaurant up and around the corner from the
35W217 Route 31
South Elgin, Illinois
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SCANDINAVIAN DAY FLYER
All Saints Lutheran Church,
630 S. Quentin Rd., Palatine (lower level)
We will be viewing a video produced by the Norwegian
Genealogy Society and Naeseth Library (Madison, WI) titled
Kaskeland. Queen of the Norwegian American Settlements.
This documentary film explores the earliest Norwegian pioneers who arrived on the prairie in 1839 and focuses on their life and living conditions for the first decade. Kaskeland is now known as Koshkonong, Wisconsin.
Light refreshments will be served. You are always welcome to bring something to share. Hope to see you there.
PROGRAM: Guest speaker Susan Meyer, Honorary
Consul in Chicago for Norway. She will talk about
Norway today and about the Chicago consulate.
SKJOLD LODGE 30TH
ANNUAL HERITAGE FEST
Skjold Lodge Heritage Fest, All Saints Lutheran Church, 630 S Quentin Rd, Palatine, Illinois. Put it on your calendar. LOTS OF FUN THINGS TO SEE AND DO! Demonstrations and displays, Children's activities, Music, Dancing, Food, Crafts for sale, Bake sale table and lots more!
LODGE MEETING, 2:00-5:00PM
All Saints Lutheran Church, Palatine, Illinois
PROGRAM: "Northern Norway and Lillehamer
Presented/narrated by Jim Secora, this travelogue presents
the Secora's visit to Trondheim, the Hurtigruten coastal
steamer trip from Trondheim to Kirkenes on the Russian border,
and a post cruise visit to Lillehamer, site of the 1994 Winter
Olympics. This is very scenic territory - be sure to
attend the November meeting!