Norwegian National League Annual Events
Leif Erikson Day Celebrations
Each October the League lays a wreath at the statue of Leif Erikson to commemorate the early Viking discovery of North America.
Wreath Laying Ceremony October 6, 2013
12:30 PM, Humboldt Park, N Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60647 MAP
Leif Eriksson FESTIVAL October 26, 2013
10:00 - 3:00 PM, at Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MAP
Informative speakers, displays, children's activities & entertainment
Christmas Around the World Program
17th of May Banquet and Parade
Every year the Norwegian National League hosts a parade and a banquet in celebration of Norway's Constitution Day.
ScholarshipsTo encourage the study of Norwegian heritage the Norwegian National League has developed and administers a scholarship program open in children of Norwegian descent in grades 1-12. The students research and write a paper (drawings for the younger grades) on a Norwegian topic. Entries are due on March 1. Winners are announced in May.
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