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Punschklubben

Punschklubben meets monthly for Swedish inspired and refreshments at the Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

Contact
Erik Lindberg [email protected]
612-759-7542

ASI Cloudberries

The ASI Cloudberries Women’s Choir brings people together to share the music, culture, and language of Sweden with audiences everywhere.

Contact
Gloria Rosen
[email protected]
952-240-7523

Twin Cities Swedish Folk Dancers

This dance group celebrates traditional Swedish dance, and is available to dance at festivals, celebrations, and community events.

Contact
Bev Johnson
[email protected]

ASI Male Chorus

This men’s choral group celebrates the Swedish Choral Tradition and performs regularly in both Swedish and English at ASI events and in the community.

Contact
Ted Johnson
[email protected]
770-552-1458

Swedish Hospital Alumni Association

This club represents all graduates of the former Swedish Hospital School of Nursing, provides nursing scholarships and support to alumni, and hosts an annual luncheon.

Contact
Eunice Carlson (President)
[email protected]

Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

This society encourages interest in and knowledge of Swedish ancestry and heritage through quarterly meetings, and offers assistance with genealogical research and translation.

Contact
[email protected]

SWEA International of Minnesota

SWEA International (Swedish Women’s Educational Association) of Minnesota is an opportunity for Swedish-speaking women to gather and embrace the language, traditions, and heritage of Sweden, and provides a network of support to Swedish families abroad.

Contact
Gunn Edberg-Caldwell (President)
[email protected] or [email protected]

Kaffestuga Friends

Open to all, this club meets monthly for coffee and treats in ASI’s Kaffestuga in the lower level of the Turnblad Mansion, and began as a gathering of ASI members who shared fond memories of the time when the Kaffestuga was the place you would come for coffee at ASI.

Contact
Margareta Beyer
[email protected]
651-644-5116

Västergötland Society of ASI

Formed in 1991, this social group is dedicated to promoting the awareness of ancestral roots in Västergötland region of Sweden, and to promoting fellowship locally with those interested in Scandinavian culture.

Contact
Jeanette and Gordon Anderson
[email protected]
763-788-8532

Lila Spelmanslag

This youth string instrument (fiddle, viola, cello) folk music group for young musicians ages 8 through 18 is an opportunity to learn and perform traditional Swedish folk music.

Contact
Ingela Eilert Haaland
[email protected]

Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth

Founded in 1934, the Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth provide programming and activities that promote and support Swedish culture and language, and welcomes both adult and student members.

Contact
Jennifer Conboy (President)
[email protected]
218-624-2264

Vasa Junior Folk Dancers

Organized in 1927, the Vasa Junior Folk Dancers club uplifts Swedish heritage and tradition through Swedish folk dancing. Children ages 3 to 18 are welcome to participate.

Contact
Carolyn Spargo
[email protected] or [email protected]

Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag

Performing regularly at ASI and community events, this group uplifts the music of the nyckelharpa, a stringed instrument from the Uppland province of Sweden, with a 400-year history.

Contact
Cheryl Paschke
[email protected]
612-670-6356

Friends of the ASI Male Chorus

This group works to preserve and uplift Swedish music through fundraising and other activities in support of the ASI Male Chorus.

Contact
Jeff Larson
[email protected]

ASI Spelmanslag

ASI Spelmanslag is an adult fiddlers club that performs regularly at ASI and community events.

Contact
Suzanne Walters
asispelmanslag.org
651-633-1607

ASI Svea Club

Launched in the early 1970’s, this club practices and preserves Swedish and Swedish-American traditions, volunteers at ASI, and is the origin of ASI’s annual Lucia Celebration.

Contact
Margareta Beyer
651-644-5116

Dalesburg Scandinavian Association

Contact
Ron Johnson 
605-253-2575

F.E.S.T.!

Friends Encouraging Scandinavian Traditions (F.E.S.T.!) organizes creative events built primarily upon Swedish traditions where members learn, sing and laugh together, practice “Swenglish” and enjoy culinary delights.

Contact
[email protected]

Fox Valley Swedish Society

Contact
Joan Johnson 
950-787-0186

Gustavus II Adolphus Society

Founded in 1886 as a benevolent fraternal organization with membership open to men of Swedish descent, today, the Society and Auxiliary plan social activities and support an array of charitable activities.

Scandinavian Friends

This women’s social group helps to keep alive Swedish traditions and develop and perpetuate an appreciation and understanding of Swedish culture and its contributions to global society.

Contact
Muriel Johnson
[email protected]
952-831-4180

Svenskarnas Dag Girls Choir

Contact
Diane Noble
612-825-8808

Three Crowns Swedish American Association of Bismarck-Mandan

Contact
Helen Swenson
701-223-6286

Twin Cities Dalaföreningen

Open to all, this club celebrates the Swedish province of Dalarna through social activities, holiday celebrations, and volunteer opportunities.

Contact
Arne Larson
[email protected]
763-544-7494

Värmlandsförbundet

Värmlandsförbundet is a social club welcoming to all people.

Contact
Chuck Gustafson
[email protected]
952-236-9578

Vasa Order of America – John Morton Lodge

Contact
Sharon Eklund
952-443-2092

Vasa Order of America – Stenbock Lodge

Begun more than a century ago, the Vasa Order welcomes members of Nordic roots who would like to rediscover their heritage.