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

 JANUARY
 


FEBRUARY
02/27-28/2024, Sunday, 1:30PM -  4:30PM
119th Norge Annual Winter Ski Jump Tournament
Saturday 11AM – 4:00PM  –  Gates Open at 10:30 AM
 and Sunday, February 28
Sunday Noon – 4:00PM  –   Gates Open At 11 AM
https://norgeskiclub.org/

Featuring
Sat. Junior Small Hills and Junior National Qualifier – K70
Sun. US Cup Competition – K70
Long Standing Jump
Great Food and Beverage
Fun for the Whole Family


MARCH


APRIL



MAY 2024

05/18/2024
  024 Syttende Mai activities. More details later.



05/19/2024
Syttende Mai Parade and Park festivities:
Sunday, May 19 from 11am - 3pm rain or shine

JUNE


JULY


AUGUST


SEPTEMBER


OCTOBER


NOVEMBER 

TBD
31ST ANNUAL - SKJOLD LODGE HERITAGE FEST
November TBD, 2024
Saturday 11:00AM to 3:00PM
All Saints Lutheran Church
630 S Quentin Rd
Palatine, Illinois
Main Level – The Gathering Space

LOTS OF FUN THINGS TO SEE AND DO!
Demonstrations and displays, Children's activities, Music, Dancing,  Crafts for sale, Bake sale table and lots more!


DECEMBER


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