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Events Archive

Please join us in May to hear a seasoned Can Do Canine speaker! She will present how Can do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.  

Event Date Saturday, 07 May 2016
Event End Date Saturday, 07 May 2016
Cut off date Monday, 02 May 2016
Individual Price 26.00

Deb Nelson Gourley, owner of Astri My Astri Publishing, will display her abilities as researcher, author and publisher.  "An old trunk, a handwritten note, cemetery and courthouse records---these become the skeletal framework which the author then clothes with flesh, blood and bunads.”  Astri My Astri Publishing specializes in bilingual English Norwegian books on Norwegian Heritage, Culture, History, Language and Genealogy.  The books have won National Awards including the prestigious G. K. Haukebo Heritage Resource Award for Historical Emphasis.

Event Date Saturday, 02 April 2016
Event End Date Saturday, 02 April 2016
Cut off date Monday, 28 March 2016
Individual Price 26.00

Dr. Jenna R. Jambeck, Associate Professor at the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA), has been conducting research on marine debris (waste in our oceans) since 2001.  In November 2014 Jenna sailed across the Atlantic Ocean with 13 other women on the very first eXXpedition research voyage---a series of all-women sea voyages with the goal 'to make the unseen seen---from toxics within our bodies to the toxics in our seas'.  Malin Jacob, a well known Norwegian environmentalist, was a fellow crew-member.  Please join us to hear about this exciting voyage!

Event Date Saturday, 05 March 2016
Event End Date Saturday, 05 March 2016
Cut off date Monday, 29 February 2016
Individual Price 26.00

Stine Åsland began her own commercial waffle company in Norway. 'Telemarksrøra' became a huge success serving up Norwegian waffles with a variety of toppings that are nothing like the butter and syrup Americans are used to. From sour cream and strawberries to butter and caramelized cheese, one woman is taking her success around the world after an interesting beginning.

Event Date Saturday, 06 February 2016
Cut off date Monday, 01 February 2016
Individual Price 26.00

Sue Sutherland owns and operates Bunad Butikken in Ely, MN. She specializes in the construction of custom bunads using only authentic materials, design, and construction methods. Sue also teaches courses and sells bunad materials and accessories through her store.

Event Date Saturday, 02 January 2016
Event End Date Saturday, 02 January 2016
Cut off date Thursday, 31 December 2015
Individual Price USD26.00

Butala is a middle school teacher from Bloomington, Minnesota, and will talk about her experience on the show and her newfound love of Norway.

Event Date Saturday, 05 December 2015
Event End Date Saturday, 05 December 2015
Cut off date Friday, 04 December 2015
Individual Price 26.00

An international peace-building expert with extensive experience in United Nations security-related initiatives and policy development in gender issues, Gina Torry has been leading the Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg College since October 2014.

Event Date Saturday, 07 November 2015
Event End Date Saturday, 07 November 2015
Cut off date Friday, 06 November 2015
Individual Price 26.00

Join Lakselaget as it kicks off its 2015-2016 awesome and entertaining program with three very talented guys from Stavanger, Norway.

Event Date Saturday, 03 October 2015
Event End Date Saturday, 03 October 2015
Individual Price $26.00

We are a vibrant group of professional women
who are interested in contemporary Norwegian
issues and all things Norwegian. 

 

The Lakselaget Scholarship and Opportunity
Fund was established to celebrate, encourage
and advance the organization's motto,
women who swim against the current. 

 

Lakselaget holds monthly luncheons where
members gather to network, share news, and
take part in a traditional Norwegian meal
of salmon, potatoes and cucumber salad.