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 We are now scheduling New Programs for 2017. If you are interested in presenting a Finnish based program, feel free to contact us for details. click here

 

         
December 11, 2017 Pikku Joulu and Independence Day

Zion Lutheran Church Parlors

508 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, OY

Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Come join us. Caroling, eats, and good fellowship
November 13, 2017 Offices of Vice President and Secretary to be elected At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM See Elections page Click here
November 13, 2017 Pukki Tales by Jovette and Lasse Hiltunen At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

The true story of Joulupukki deliverd by recent visitors to Rovaniemi and the real Pukki (Santa)

 

October 9, 2017 Celebration Dinner

Zion Lutheran Church parlors

508 Eagle St. Fairport Harbor, OH

Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM A celebration of 100 years of Finland's Independence and of 10 years of FHM at 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH
September 11, 2017 Finnish Symbols, Part 2 At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Second part of a 2 part series discussing the beautiful symbols which are specific to Finland.

 

August 27, 2017

 

One World Day At the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on Martin Luther King Blvd. Sunday, 11 am to 7 pm. Join FHM members for the 72nd annual One World Day celebrating the 101th anniversary of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens see more at www.clevelandoneworldday.org
August 14, 2017 Finn Hollow At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Finn Hollow houses and stories presented by Ron Toivonen and Pat Spivak
July 10, 2017 Finnish Symbols, Part 1 At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM First part of a 2 part series discussing the beautiful symbols which are specific to Finland.
June 12, 2017 "Juhannus" Celebration a Midsummer Potluck Fairport Harbor Lake Front MetroPark Pavilion 6:00 pm

Come join us for the traditional Mid-Summer celebration with a fire and good food.

May 9,12,15, 22, 23,24 CREATE/MAKE/PERFORM Fairport Harbor--2 locations Varies

SCHEDULE FOR YOU:

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

May 8, 2017 Finn Hollow & "Wear your Apron Day" At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Presentation by Ron Toivonen and Pat Spivak
April 10, 2017 A performance by the Newlands co-op Fairport Harding High School WRB Auditorium 7:00 pm

A singing performance by Sara Pajunen and Vidar Skrede

There will be NO business meeting, just the concert

April 3, 2017 CREATE/MAKE/PERFORM EASTLAKE 1:00 to 3:00 PM

SCHEDULE FOR YOU:

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

March 16,17,27 CREATE/MAKE/PERFORM KIRTLAND, EASTLAKE 1:00 to3:00 PM

SCHEDULE FOR YOU:

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

March 20,2017 St. Urho and his compatriots visit the museum At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Three different Mojakka recipes will be served before the St. Urho program. Grasshoppers beware.
March 13, 2017

RE-SCHEDULED TO MARCH 20TH

St. Urho and his compatriots visit the museum

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Three different Mojakka recipes will be served before the St. Urho program. Grasshoppers beware.
March 5, 2017 To Spring: Nordic Delights Concert St. Paul's Episcopal Church 2747 Fairmont Blvd. Cleveland Hts. OH Sunday, at 4:00 pm

Emily Stauch, Soprano and Linda Jones, piano

Free and open to the public

February 13, 2017 "Oh, the places i've been." At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM FHM Member Jovette Hiltunen explains her search for "roots" using her genealogical techniques.
Monday, December 12, 2016 A Christmas party and celebration of Finland's Independence day At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Come join us for great food and joyful noises!
Monday, November 14, 2016 Finnish Christmas Traditions At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Presenter: TBD
Monday, October 10, 2016 "Crossing the Pond" At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM The story of immigration from Finland to the USA, by Lasse Hiltunen
Monday, September 12, 2016

Fairport Harbor's Zion Lutheran Church's 125th Anniversary

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Presented by Jeff Werronen and Tim Hadden
Monday, August 8, 2016 Growing Up in Post-War Finland At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM A real life presentation by Laura and Veikko Malkamaki, FHM members
July 24, 25, 2016 30 in 60 It is time for a play See Poster see poster For Dates, times, place, and ticket prices, CLICK HERE
July 11, 2016 The Rannila Project At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM The Rannila Genealogy Project Presented by Ron Toivonen, Donna Lesiacsek, and Anne Pohto
July 9, 9, 19, 2016 Tall Ships EVENT At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

See Tall Ships Fairport Harbor

https:https://www.facebook.com/fhtallships/

www.tallshipsfairportharbor.com

 

 

Monday, June 9, 2016 Juhannus Celebration and Pot Luck Dinner At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Come help us celebrate Juhannus, Also called Summer Solstice, Adonia, St. John's Feast Day, Jāņi, Liða, Midsommar, Ivan Kupala Day, Mittumaari, Alban Hefin, Gŵyl Ganol yr Haf, Sankthans, Jaanipäev, Keskikesä, Rasos
May, 2016 CREATE / MAKE / PERFORM SEE NEW POSTINGS FOR DATES, TIMES, DIRECTIONS, SAMPLE SCRIPTS, CLICK HERE
Monday, May 9, 2016 "OTHER" Finnish Cultures At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

A Very Special presentation given by

Melinda Laituri

Thurs, Apr 14 2016

 

Director’s Toolkit 2: Bringing Text to LifE All sessions take place at the Fairport Harbor Library in the Meeting Room (335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077) All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

Monday, April 11, 2016 Four Finn Hollow Families: Their stories At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM A very Special Genealogical Presentation with Ken Quiggle(Hirvi), Bonnie Lackey (Humppi), Dan Smith (Ranttila), Donna Lesiacsek (Kupari). This is a GENIE's Presentation.

Thurs, Apr 7 2016

 

Director’s Toolkit 1: Technical Theater Essentials All sessions take place at the Fairport Harbor Library in the Meeting Room (335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077) All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

Tues, Mar 22,

2016

 

The Ensemble’s Toolkit 2: Movement & Physicality * All sessions take place at the Fairport Harbor Library in the Meeting Room (335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077) All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

Monday, March 14, 2016 St. Urho's Celebration with mojakka At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Special appearances by St. Urho and his wife.

PLUS, three different mojakka tastings.

Thurs, Mar 10 2016 The Ensemble’s Toolkit 1: Sound & Music CHANGED: to the FH Senior Citizens Center 1380 East St. Fairport Harbor OH. All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

Tuesday, February 24, 2016 Actor’s Toolkit 2: Physical & Vocal Techniques for Performance * All sessions take place at the Fairport Harbor Library in the Meeting Room (335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077) All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

Tues, Feb 16

2016

RESCHEDULED Actor’s Toolkit 2: CANCELLED SNOW STORM All sessions take place at the Fairport Harbor Library in the Meeting Room (335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077) All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

Thurs, Feb 11, 2016 Actor’s Toolkit 1: Using the Body & Voice * All sessions take place at the Fairport Harbor Library in the Meeting Room (335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077) All sessions – 12:00 to 4:00pm

CALL OR EMAIL TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

440-251-8576
CreateMakePerform@gmail.com

NOTE: CREATE/MOVE/PERFORM is made possible by a grant from the Ohio Arts Council and is part of the Creative Aging Ohio Initiative (CAOI). The program is directed by Park Cofield and Lisa Yanofsky and includes two components – a theater workshop series and an original performance. The activities are intended to provide meaningful, person centered art experiences for older adults in the Fairport Harbor and to support artistic mastery of theater skills, personal creativity, and social engagement.
February 8, 2016 FHM Movie Night At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM A movie about Finland.
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December 14, 2015 FHM's Christmas Party  Celebration of Independence Day  and Sibelius's 150th Birthday At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Members to bring dishes to share.  Last year's offering was superb and graciously enjoyed by all. 

Happy Christmas to all.

November 21, 2015 FHM Elections for Vice President & Secretary At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM For Results: Click Here
November 9, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

The Finnish Winter War presented by

Richard Dierke

With additional information from the Penttilas

November 8, 2015 Members Christmas Shopping Day At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Sunday, from 12 to 4 PM Don’t forget to stop in and start your early shopping at the Finnish Heritage Museum on Sunday, November 8, 2015, from 12-4PM. You know your family and friends love those reminders of Finland at Christmas.
October 17, 2015 FHM Fundraiser Hungarian Culture Club 633 High Street Fairport Harbor, OH 6:30 pm

MAD HATTERS BALL  presented by

FHM's Fund Raising Committee

October 12, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

A Visual Tribute to Jean Sibelius

October 4, 2015 Closing performance of "Sisu is in the Heart" Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Sunday, 2:00 PM Closing
October 3, 2015 Evening performance of "Sisu is in the Heart" Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Saturday, 7 PM Evening
October 3, 2015 Matinee performance of "Sisu is in the Heart" Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Saturday, 2 PM Matinee
October 1, 2015

Opening Night performance of

"Sisu is in the Heart"

Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Thursday 7 PM

The debut of Fairport Harbor's own

"Sisu is in the Heart" a play by Park Cofield

NOTE: This is a joint venture among a number of participants: Park Cofield and company, the Finnish Heritage Museum, Fairport Harding High School, and many community members. This is all volunteer work. Remember, the tickets for any of these performances are FREE. Tickets and can be reserved in advance at: www.SISUisintheHeart.com starting September 15th.
September 14, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Finn Hollow

by Anne Kalliomaa Pohto, Suzanne Jokela, Hal Pelto, and Chip Knox

August 26, 2015 Volunteer Meeting for Sisu is in the Heart Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Wednesday 7 pm Come and volunteer for this event.
August 25, 2015 Auditions for Sisu is in the Heart Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Tuesday 5 to 10 pm Second call for Sisu is in the Heart Auditions
August 24, 2015 Auditions for Sisu is in the Heart Fairport Harding High School 329 Vine St. FH Monday 5 to 10 pm First call for Sisu is in the Heart Auditions
NOTE: Anyone can audition for this production. No stage experience necessary. Give it a try. SISU! Click HERE for more information about the play
August 10, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Finns on the Titanic

Presented by

Mary Ann Whitley

July 13, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Kaustinen Music Festival

presented by

Heikki and Linda Penttila

 

June 19 2014

Juhannus Celebration

At a member's home 6-9:30 pm   Friday Call FHM at 440-352-8301 for details and directions:
Bring a pot luck dish to share.
Dinner and celebration @ 6pm; Huge Bonfire @ 7p
June 8, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Picnic at Finn Hollow Park--next to FHM

Sibelius Music

June 4, 2015 Fairport Harbor Village Open House Museum is the hub

Thursday,

4 to 7 pm

Come see what's new in Fairport Harbor.
May 15, 2015 Finn Hollow Day At the Museum and "Finn Hollow Park" 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome   This day is officially designated by Fairport Harbor Village as "Finn Hollow Day" which celebrates the original settlement of Finns in the Village.
May 12, 2015 Apron Day At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome   FHM celebrates Aiti's Apron, the best memory of Aitis  (mothers) everywhere.
May 11, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Images of God, presented by Rev. David Laakso

and Apron Day Recognition

April 13, 2015  FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM The Kalevala presented by Carri Hilston Jackson
March 9, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM St. Urho's Day Celebration with mojakka
Februrary 9, 2015 FHM Regular Membership Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Overview of Programs and

2015 The Year for the Young  Nuoren Vuosi

january 12, 2015 No Meeting this month At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM STAY WARM OR GO SKIING--YOUR CHOICE
NOW

MEMBERSHIP...PLEASE RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP...

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December 13, 2014 Bob Evans Community Fundraiser

Bob Evans Restaurant 9235 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH

(440) 205-9279

 

6 AM to 10 PM Dine in and have breakfast, lunch, dinner, or take out and FHM gets 15% of your bill.  What a fundraiser!  Get coupons from FHM, members, or from our pages here on the web.
December 8, 2014 FHM  Christmas Celebration At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Celebrating Christmas and Finnish Independence Day

Drawing for Television

November 10, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Fairport Harbor's Finnish/American War Heroes

Presented by Tim Hadden

October 25, 2014

1950's Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Fairport Harbor Senior Citizen's Center 1380 East Street, Fairport Harbor, OH Saturday, 6:00 pm

Dress in 1950's costumes (optional, but more fun)

Get your tickets early from FHM

October 13, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

"Meeting Finnish Relatives"

Presented by Lee Silvi

September 28, 2014 Purses and Pastries, A "high tea" Fairport Harbor Senior Citizen's Center 1380 East Street, Fairport Harbor, OH Start time is 1:00 pm This is a really "fun" event. .
September 8, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

"If you want to win, hire a Finn"

Presented by Tom Fazekas

August 11, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Sharing Finnish Churches with pictures and stories

Audience participation

July 14, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

My Finnish Experience

Presented by Mike Loovis

June 20, 2014
Juhannus Celebration At a member's home 6-9:30 pm Friday Call FHM at 440-352-8301 for details and directions:
Bring a pot luck dish to share.
Dinner and celebration @ 6pm; Huge Bonfire @ 7pm
June 9, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Lighthouse Tour and Picnic @ Finn Hollow Park

Presented by Barb Ollila

May 15, 2014 Finn Hollow Day At the Museum and "Finn Hollow Park" 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome   This day is officially designated by Fairport Harbor Village as "Finn Hollow Day" which celebrates the original settlement of Finns in the Village.
May 12, 2014 Apron Day At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome   FHM celebrates Aiti's Apron, the best memory of Aitis  (mothers) everywhere.
May 13, 2014 Community Circle Event At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Tuesday 7 to 9 pm

Park Cofield opens up "Community Story Circle" to the community to capture the stories of Fairport.

Depending upon registrants, we may have to move the location. 

May 12, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Genealogy Story Circle

A special presentation by Park Cofield with audience participation.  Also celebrated will be Apron Day, and Finn Hollow Day.

April 16, 2014 "Love Licorice Day"     One of Finland's finest delicacies.
April 14, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Helsinki Churches-Rock Church, Lutheran Cathedral, Finnish Ortodox Church
March 16, 2014 St. Urho's Day     May the Grasshoppers be gone!
March 10, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

 A Search for My Relatives

Presented by Ron Toivonen

NOW

MEMBERSHIP...PLEASE RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP...

IT IS IMPORTANT TO BOTH OF US

February 10, 2014 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Finnish Fantasy and Fun

Presented by Jovette and Lasse Hiltunen

January, 2014 No Meeting     Winter hiatus
December 9, 2013 FHM Membership Christmas Get-together At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Welcome to our annual Christmas time celebration with coffee, nisu, sales, and fellowship.

TV Raffle awarded.

November 11, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH.Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Edmund Fitzgerald and the Hill Family Connection

Presented by Susan Hill Hinkleman

November 3, 2013 FHM Members Shopping Time At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH Sunday 14 to 4 pm Members get to shop the Gift Shoppe and receive member discounts.  Get your items for Christmas!
October 20, 2013 Pastries and Purses

At the Senior Citizen's Center, 1380 East Street, Fairport Harbor, Oh

 

Sunday, from 1:00 to 3:00PM This is a Ladies Only Purse Swap event.  Bring a purse, swap a purse, refreshments, 50/50 raffle and more. Admission is $10 and a purse to swap with a wrapped "White Elephant" gift tucked inside.  RSVP is REQUESTED:  Call Nina Boyett @ 440 479 9021
October 14, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Finnish Candies

Presented by Leena Maki

October 2 and October 6, 2013 Wednesday and Sunday Closings At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome   Our Winter Schedule will be in effect starting  after Wednesday, October 2 and Sunday, October 6.  We will open only on Saturdays until Spring.
September 15, 2013 Unveiling and ceremony of the Spirit of Finland In FH Veteran's Park and at 301 High Street, the Museum Sunday

In the Park at 1:00 pm

and at 2:00 pm at Finnish Heritage Museum

JOIN US IN OUR CELEBRATION!

September 9

"Bring a Friend Night" Celebrate:  "There's a Finn in my Family Month"

FHM Regular Membership Meeting

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Nokia

presented by Glenn Sippola

Bring a friend (non-member) to the meeting

  Nisu Bake

Zion Lutheran Church Basement,

508 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, Ohio

7:00 am

Our day will begin at 7:00 a.m. with those volunteers who will be preparing the dough. As the day continues, more folks will be needed to braid the dough into loaves, apply the egg wash & pearled sugar, wash the bowls and mixing utensils, bag the cooled loaves for sale, etc. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!! • Dough makers should arrive at or soon after 7:00 a.m. • Braiders should arrive at about 10:30 a.m. • Auxiliary helpers for all other tasks may arrive as their available time permits. Please contact me to let me know when you will be available! • Be sure to bring your head covering and apron, although there will be aprons on hand for those who don’t have one of their own. • …AND DON’T FORGET TO BRING SNACKS TO SHARE!

Please contact me ASAP if you would like to be a part of the “FLOUR-POWER TEAM”. You may do so via my cell phone (440-796-9281) or my email address (sue.troutman@gmail.com).

Reschedule to Spring, 2013 FH Lighthouse Volunteers Night At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 4-6:00 pm Open House for Fairport Lighthouse Museum Volunteers. 
August 12, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Potti Family and Dr. Amy Kaukonen

presented by Robert Potti & Lisa Potti-Profughi

July 8, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Finnish Jewelry

Presented by Janine LaBounty & Mike Loovis

July 2-10, 2013 FH Lighthouse Tour and Barbeque for FHM members ONLY At Finn Hollow Park next to Museum Time: 2- 4:00 pm Date TBD Tour is Free for FHM members, Food is $5.00 donation
July 2, 2013 Mardi Gras Parade In Fairport and at the Museum 6:00 PM FHM Float is "Angry Birds in the Good Ole Summertime" Photo OP with Birds at FHM after parade.
June 21, 2013 Juhannus Celebration At a member's home 6:00 PM Get details at the Museum: pot luck--dish for 10; beverages, sausages, buns, tableware provided by FHM.  Bonfire @ 7pm
June 10, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Marimekko and Finnish Textiles

Presented by Linda Penttila

June 1, 2013 Valuables Sale At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Saturday, 10- 3:00 pm

Our part in the Village Valuables Sales Day.

 

May 17, 2013 FHM Spring Cleaning At the Museum 8:00 AM General Cleanup for our busy season.
May 13, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Home and Country: Pori, Jyvaskyla and Finland

Presented by Katri Koskinen and Pinja Pesonen

Finnish Foreign Exchange Students

May 11, 2013 FHM Building & Grounds Work Party At the Museum 8:00 AM Complete the painting, general upgrades
May 1, 2013

FHM Hall of Fame meeting

At the Musuem 7:oo PM Members of the HoF committee
April 25, 2013 SUMMERTIME HOURS ANNOUNCE At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome  

New Starting HOURS OF OPERATION begin: Sunday, May 26, 12:00 to 4:00 pm and Wednesday, May 29, 12:00 to 4:00, and every Saturday, 10 to 3:00 pm.

April 8, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Finnish Stamps

Presented by Ron Peura

March 11, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

The Finnish Jouster

Presented by Robert Noponen

February 11, 2013 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

The 2012 Inductees to the FHM Hall of Fame

Program conducted by John Ollila, Chairman HoF Committee

2013  
Happy New Year!
 
Onnellista uuta Vouta!
 
December 10, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

No Formal meeting. Join us for informal coffee and cookies and the Christmas Spirit.

Official Drawing for the Television tonight.

November 12, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Hill's Hardware Store and the Hill Family

a presentation by: Faith Susan Hill

October 8, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Fairport Finns and their businesses , Part 2 of 2; Mackey's Market: Sharon Mackey, Neal Printing: David Katila, Heiskanen Shoe Repair: Janet Smuda, Lake County Bus Company: Jan Olle O'Janpa
September 16, 2012 Special Event Fairport Harbor Community Day Celebrated at the Museum Saturday 12 -6 Raffle Drawing for Hand Loomed Placemats done here in the museum by Rebecca Steinback.
September 10, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Fairport Finns and their businesses , Part 1of 2 John's Service Station: Elaine Kangas, Maki-Makitalo Photography: Pentti Maki, Viola's Beauty Salon: Viola Pohto.

August 20, 2012 Special Event At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Afternoon Hosted a Tour Group from West Geauga Senior Citizen's Center
August 13, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Early Fairport Finns, Part 3 of 3 Hietamaki, Salo, Silvi, Hautamaki, and Vainionpaa---5 different presenters.
July 9, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Early Fairport Finns Part 2 of 3 Ollila, Sironen, Kuhlber, Werronen, and Hilston----5 different presenters
July 1, 2012 Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras Parade Fairport Harbor 6:00 pm Members built and paraded with a "Sauna theme: Squeeky Clean" float
June 27, 2012 Nisu Bake

Zion Lutheran Church Basement,

508 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Begins at 7:00AM

Our day will begin at 7:00 a.m. with those volunteers who will be preparing the dough. As the day continues, more folks will be needed to braid the dough into loaves, apply the egg wash & pearled sugar, wash the bowls and mixing utensils, bag the cooled loaves for sale, etc. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!! • Dough makers should arrive at or soon after 7:00 a.m. • Braiders should arrive at about 10:30 a.m. • Auxiliary helpers for all other tasks may arrive as their available time permits. Please contact me to let me know when you will be available! • Be sure to bring your head covering and apron, although there will be aprons on hand for those who don’t have one of their own. • …AND DON’T FORGET TO BRING SNACKS TO SHARE!

Please contact me ASAP if you would like to be a part of the “FLOUR-POWER TEAM”. You may do so via my cell phone (440-796-9281) or my email address (jeffsuetroutman@ameritech.net).

June 19, 2012 Special Event: US Coast Guard tour USCG Station in Grand River, Ohio 12 noon Members only. Sign up for tour.
June 11, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Early Fairport Finns Part 1 of 3 Hietanen, Hirvi, Hilston, Riipaa--4 different presenters
May 27, 2012 Special Event: FH Bicentennial At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome 12 to 6 pm Fairport Bicentennial Program – Open House at our museum as part of the “Cultural Tour” weekend.
May 16, 2012 Special Event LaMalfa's Party Center   FHM was represented at the Tree City, USA program
May 14, 2012 Special Event: National Apron Day At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Celebrating National Apron Day at the meeting. Members wore their favorite apron and told stories/remembrances about the aprons.
May 14, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Larry LaBounty Presents: "Kanteles"
May 5, 2012 Special Event At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome   Hosted the “Dessert Portion” of a Lake County Museums Progressive Dinner

 

April 9, 2012

FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM Fishing in Fairport
March 12, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM "Finnish Actors and Actresses" by Linda McAdams
Feb 13, 2012 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM "Open Mike" meeting with FHM member stories
December 10, 2011 Pikkujoulu Celebration Zion Lutheran Church 508 Eagle Street, Fairport Harbor, Oh 1:00 pm for special Finnish drinks Annual celebration with special drawing this year for the flatscreen TV Raffle fundraiser. Tickets available from members or at the Museum.
November 18, 2011 Mystery Dinner Theatre Senior Citizen's Center 1380 East Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 6 PM This is an original mystery written for the FHM. Setting is Fairport Harbor in the 1920's. Attendees are strongly encouraged to wear 1920's clothing. Tickets available at the museum.

November 14, 2011

FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "Loomwork and the making of Rag Rugs"
by Rebecca Steinback

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November 2, 2011 Special showing of "THE STEAM OF LIFE" At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome

6:00 pm

NO charge

 

This is a documentary showing how the sauna is an integral part of every Finn's life. "This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS' award-winning nonfiction film series."

Click Here for the acclaimed PBS website called Point of View.

click here for a movie sneak preview

October 10, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The Geology of Finland"
by Professor Paul Hilstonrtisement

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October 5, 2011

Movie shown At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome

6:00 PM

no charge

Come see the movie. Contact the museum for details.
September 12, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The Politics and Government of Finland"
by John Laituri

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August 20, 20011 Work Party At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 9:00 AM Work on the inside of the upstairs meeting room.
August 8, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The Local Finnish Musicians"
by Dick Lehtinen

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July 11, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The Finnish Work Horses/ a Dying Breed"
by Judy Barrett

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June 13, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The North Star Dairy of Fairport- a co-op"
by Tim Hadden

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May 15, 2011 Tom Kastle in Concert Fairport Harding High School, Brandthoover Auditorium. 2:00 PM

Tom Kastle is a singer, songwriter, tall ship captain, and teller of tales based in the Great Lakes who has traveled the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Pacific. He toured as half of Tom & Chris Kastle for two decades, producing a dozen recordings and a soundtrack for PBS (WTTW-TV Chicago). He has one foot the singer/songwriter world where his original songs run from the romantic to the nautical.

Click HERE for WEBSITE and recording

May 9, 2011

FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: OPEN MIKE story telling by FHM Members. Tales of Old Fairport

April 16, 2011 Spring 2011 Nisu/Pulla Bake

Zion Lutheran Church Basement,

508 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Begins at 7:00AM

Our day will begin at 7:00 a.m. with those volunteers who will be preparing the dough. As the day continues, more folks will be needed to braid the dough into loaves, apply the egg wash & pearled sugar, wash the bowls and mixing utensils, bag the cooled loaves for sale, etc. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!! • Dough makers should arrive at or soon after 7:00 a.m. • Braiders should arrive at about 10:30 a.m. • Auxiliary helpers for all other tasks may arrive as their available time permits. Please contact me to let me know when you will be available! • Be sure to bring your head covering and apron, although there will be aprons on hand for those who don’t have one of their own. • …AND DON’T FORGET TO BRING SNACKS TO SHARE!

Please contact me ASAP if you would like to be a part of the “FLOUR-POWER TEAM”. You may do so via my cell phone (440-796-9281) or my email address (jeffsuetroutman@ameritech.net).

April 11, 20011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The Finns who settled Ashtabula County"
by Chuck Altonen

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March 14, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "Tales of Fairport, the Bootleg Years"
by Dale Pohto

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Continuing in
2011
Finnish Classes At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome classes meet every two weeks There is no charge. To register, please come to the museum on class night, or email: click here and include FinnClassRegistration in subject line.
February 14, 2011 FHM Regular Membership Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: "The Skiing Finns of Fairport"
by Tom Cook of the Hilltoppers XC Ski Club
Click here

February 9, 2011

Genealogy Committee Meeting

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome 7:00 PM Come join us search for Finnish ancestors
Click here
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS OPEN  PLEASE RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP CLICK HERE
2011  
Happy New Year!
 
Onnellista uuta Vouta!
December 11, 2010 Pikkujoul and Independence Day Celebration

Zion Lutheran Church Parlors 509 Eagle Street
Fairport Harbor, OH

Start Time 11:00 AM Come join us in clebration. Pot Luck with ham provided.
Dec 4, 2010 Harbor Holidays At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Saturday :11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Stop in for coffee.
Dec 1, 2010 MEMBERS ONLY NIGHT At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 6 to 9 PM Members can purchase gift items and get 10% discount for purchases.
Dec 2010 Officer Elections Ballots sent out by mail after Nov. 8 Meeting Return Ballots ASAP Elections are for President and Treasurer (See Elections Page)
Nov 9, 2010 Finnish Classes At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome classes meet every two weeks There is no charge. To register, please come to the museum on class night, or email: click here and include FinnClassRegistration in subject line.
Nov 8, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: Mel Fundermark presents: The Many World War II Fairport Finns in the Military

Oct 20, 2010 FREE Movie Night At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Educational Movie Night Featuring: ELINA
Oct 11, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:  Lasse Hiltunen presents:  DNA and its Impact on Genealogical Research

Sep 27, 2010 FHM Bring A Friend Membership Social At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday 7:00 PM

 SPECIAL EVENT

FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE

Sep 13, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:    J.T. McAdams presents: A Look at Weaponry

Aug 9, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:   William Newbury presents:  Heating with Finnish Fireplaces

Jul 12, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:    John Taipale presents: A Journey through the Fairport  Harbor Lighthouse

Jun 14, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:    Pastor Hannu Vepsalainen presents: Our Neighbors and Cousins, The Canadian Finns

May 10, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: Laura Malkamäki presents: Finland's Hunting Dogs

Apr 12, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:  Elaine Lillback presents:
  The Delaware Swede-Finns 1638 

Mar 27, 2010 The Great Nisu Bake

Zion Lutheran Church Basement 508 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, Oh

Starts early--7:00 AM For all Details CLICK HERE
Mar 26, 2010

Finn Hall Band
Concert and Dance

At the Senior Citizen's Center, 1380 East Street, Fairport Harbor, Oh

 

Friday, Doors open at 6:30 PM SPECIAL EVENT:
The Finn Hall Band, Finlandia Foundation's Performer of the Year presents concert music with dancing.  Click here for details.
Mar 20, 2010 Saturday Work Party At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Demolition: up stairs work.
Mar 13, 2010 Saturday Work Party At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Demolition: up stairs work.
Mar 8, 2010 FHM Regular Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program:  Jovette Hiltunen presents:
Preserving Memories in 3D 

Feb 8, 2010 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

Program: Vivian Heikkinen presents: Talvi, Lumi, Jää or Winter, Snow and Ice

Feb 6. 2010

Coffee and Gift Shoppe re-opens for 2010.

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Open 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Museum Gallery remains closed until renovations are complete.  Painting, new floors, and re-engineered steps to second floor.

Jan 12, 2010
to
Mar 9, 2010

SIGN-UP FOR CLASSES

FINNISH (Finnish language instruction)

 

At the Fairport Harbor Public  Library Community Room in the basement.

Classes run on Tuesdays 

Finnish
6 to 7:30 PM.

 

Finnish I and Finnish IV classes starting January 12, for 10 weeks. New students welcome For more information, or to register:
call 440-354-4146 
or email: click here and include FinnClassRegistration in subject line.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS OPEN  RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP CLICK HERE
2010  
Happy New Year!
 
Onnellista uuta Vouta!
Jan-Feb Museum closed for painting and new floors. MUSEUM   Museum will reopen in the spring.
Dec 2009 Pikku Joulu celebration McKinley Elementary School Dec 12, 2009@ 4:00 pm

Pikku Joulu; Presentation: Historical walking tour by PowerPoint, Pat Spivak; Hall of Fame Election results; Refreshments
PUBLIC is WELCOME

November 9, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :
  John Ollila will highlight Fairport Athletes over the years.

October 12, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :
  Anja Vincent will present "School Bells in Finland" the latest information about Finnish Education.

Sept 30, 2009 Deadline for FHM Hall of Fame Nominations Hall of Fame Committee, 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, Oh 44077 MUST be postmarked by 9/30/09 Please address your envelope to the HoF Nominating Committee

Sept 15, 2009
to
Nov 17, 2009

SIGN-UP FOR CLASSES

FINNISH I (Finnish language instruction)

FINNISH IV (Advanced for those who speak Finnish and need/want to sharpen their skills.)

At the Fairport Harbor Public  Library Community Room in the basement.

Classes run on Tuesdays 

Finnish 1
6 to 7:30 PM.

Finnish IV
5 to 6 PM.

Finnish I and Finnish IV classes starting September 15, for 10 weeks. New students welcome For more information,
call 440-354-4146 after August 15.  Also a possibility of Saturday (twice monthly) classes using internet and personal contact resources.

Sept. 14, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM : Registered and working architech Heikki Penttila explains the intricacies of Finnish Architecture.
Click Here 

August 10, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :  WOOD CHIPS, Robert Malkamaki will explain how a block of wood gets carved into an object of beauty.
  

July 13, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM: A Family Quilt, a genealogical gem.  Amy Moyer, a descendant of Charles Hilston, one of the original Fairport Finns discusses Family history.
 

June 13, 2009 Will Kilpela and Friends in Concert In Fairport Veterans Park 3:00 pm A unique accordion, drum, guitar, spoons, and bones concert.  Free to all.
June 8, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM:  Kathy Kuivinen will discuss  Finnish Music.
 

May 15, 2009 SPECIAL PROGRAM:
Finn Hollow Houses and John Morton
At the Luther Center, 525 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, Oh Friday, 7:00 Pm

Dr. Peter Lillback, Elaine Lillback with a program AND recognition of Finn Hollow House owners

May 11, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :
   Pat Spivak will present "Walk, Ride, and Explore" the Fairport Harbor Walking Tour featuring Finn Hollow houses, Lighthouse, Monument, & FHM.

April 13, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :
  John Leivo will present Kaleva, the Lodge, while Jeannine LaBounty will present Kalevala, the Epic, with an introduction by John Ollila.

March 9, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :
  Larry LaBounty will discuss and show the kantele

February 17, 2009
to
April 17, 2009

SIGN-UP FOR CLASSES

FINNISH III

(Finnish language instruction)

At the Fairport Harbor Public  Library Community Room in the basement. Classes run on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:45


Finnish III classes starting February 17, for 10 weeks. New students welcome (we will review Finnish II materials first). For more information,
call 440-354-4146.

February 9, 2009 FHM  Regular Meeting  At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) @ 7:00 PM

PROGRAM :
Anja Vincent presents:
The Finnish Women's Role During the War Years

January 17, 2009 NISU BAKE BY MEMBERS
and
VOLUNTEERS
and/or
FOLKS WISHING
TO LEARN NISU BAKING
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
508 EAGLE STREET, FAIRPORT, OHIO

SATURDAY TIME: 7:30 UNTIL PROJECT IS FINISHED.

 

 Click here for details
to reserve a place: call
Sue Troutman @
440-639-8213
or
440-796-9281

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS OPEN  RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP CLICK HERE
Jan, 2009 NO Meeting in January >>>>>>>  >>>>>>>  Next meeting in February
Jan 13, 2009 Last Session of Second Series: Finnish Classes At the Fairport Harbor Public  Library Community Room in the basement. Classes run on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:45
Finnish II classes starting November 18. for 10 weeks. New students welcome (we will review Finnish I materials first). For more information, call 440-354-4146.
2009  
Happy New Year!
 
Onnellista uuta Vouta!
Dec 13
2008
Pikku Joulu (Little Christmas) and Finnish Independence Day  Fairport Harding High School and the W.R.Branthoover Auditorium Time: 4:00 PM

Annual Program. Recognition of the Outstanding 2008 FHM Volunteers and Donors Refreshments to follow in Library Community Room.

Dec 6, 2008 "Harbor Holidays" At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH Time:  9 to 4 PM Free cup of coffee to all visitors.  Nisu will be sold by the slice and the loaf.
Dec 3, 2008 "Members Only Shopping Night" At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH Time: 6-9 PM This is a bonus affair with Members getting an extra 10% off purchased items.
Nov 18, 2008 Second Series of FINNISH CLASSES begin At the Fairport Harbor Public  Library Community Room in the basement. Classes run on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:45
Finnish II classes starting November 18. for 10 weeks. New students welcome (we will review Finnish I materials first). For more information, call 440-354-4146.
Nov 10,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "The Many Finnish National Costumes "
by Laura Malkamäki.

Oct/Nov 2008 FHM Elections/nominations At the Museum Nov Meeting   Offices Up for election:  President and Treasurer.  See Elections Page
Oct 13 ,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "The Diamond Alkali and the Finns "
by Don Cleary.

Sep 23, 2008 FINNISH CLASSES BEGIN At the Fairport Harbor Public  Library Community Room in the basement. Every Tuesday running for eight (8) weeks. Starting Tuesday, September 23. Classes run weekly from 6:30-8:00. Cost: $50.00 for an 8-week series. Anyone interested in learning Finnish or brushing up on their language skills welcome.
Sep 8,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Shared Experiences of the 2008 Suomen Matka--(tales from our Finnish Trip) "
by a number of trip members.

AUGUST
8, 9,
2008
FINN FUN DAYS Multiple PLACES TIME: Friday evening and all day Saturday PROGRAM: Multiple Items
CLICK HERE FOR FULL PROGRAM
Aug 11,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Those Beautiful Troika Glass Birds "
by Laura Malkamäki.

July 23-27, 2008

FINNFEST 2008
Click on logo to connect to Website

FinnFest08logo

Duluth, Mn 5 day event

For information about FinnFest 2008

CLICK HERE
A FHM Motor Coach is available but you must sign up NOW. Click Here for sign up info.

July 14,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Sauna Stories "
by Glenn Sippola and Audience Participations

June 21 ,
2008
JUHANNUS CELEBRATION At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome SATURDAY TIME 9 to 3 and 7 PM

Summer Art Exhibit featuring Finnish/American Artists

Reception for Artists in the evening.

June 9,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "What is Juhannus?"
by Ailiin Andrews

May 12, 2008 FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Hautausmaa Legends of Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Fairport "
by Anne Pohto and John Ollila

April 14, 2008 FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Early Finnish Stamp History and Collecting "
by Tom Matpack

March 10, 2008 FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Dedication of the HONORS ROOM, " Kantele Players (meeting to follow ceremony). (See Dedication page)

Feb 16, 2008 Genealogy Workshop At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome 10 AM to 12 Come discuss your Finnish family roots. Your Fairport photographs can be scanned and saved to disc.
Feb 11, 2008 FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: "Tracing your Finnish Family using the Internet "
by Lasse Hiltunen

Jan 14,
2008
FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

FIRST MEETING OF 2008
Organization and Planning

Program: "Brilliant Finnish Art Glass" by Sue Troutman

2008  
Happy New Year!
 
Onnellista uuta Vouta!
Dec 8, 2007 Saturday Pikkujoulu/ 90th Anniversary of Finland's Independence Fairport Harding High School W.R.Branthoover Auditorium, 329 Vine St. Fairport Harbor, Oh. 3:00 PM Annual Meeting and celebration. Coffee hour, rice pudding and fruit soup immediately following in the Fairport Library Community Meeting Room. Free and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Dec 1, 2007 Harbor Holidays At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 9 am to 3 pm Come have coffee, nisu and visit.
November 27, 2007 FHM Members Only Christmas Shopping and coffee. At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 6 pm to 9 pm For details, click here.
November 24, 2007 Karjalan Piirakka Baking Class Zion Lutheran Church Kitchen, 504 Eagle Street, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 7 AM until finished

Class begins @ 7:00. Cost is $25 + $5.00 for materials. Taught by Leena Vepsäläinen. Students will take home a dozen piirakkas. Call Malkamäkis to register @ (440) 354-3228

November 24, 2007 Nisu Bake Sale Zion Lutheran Church Kitchen, 504 Eagle Street, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 7 AM until finished Baking NISU for the Museum. Need Baker Volunteers. You can reserve loaves @ $6.00/loaf by calling Malkamäkis @ (440) 354-3228
November 17, 2007 "FIRE AND ICE" Special showing CLICK HERE
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Luther Center 525 Eagle St. Fairport Harbor, Oh 2:00 PM

A special showing of the DVD called "FIRE AND ICE" Come have coffee and nisu and see it. Special guest is Ben Strout, producer and director of the film. Q&A, + Coffee hour to follow. Free and open to the public.

November 12, 2007 FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) Tales of the Winter War presented by Vivian Heikkinen.
November, 2007 FHM Elections > > SEE ELECTIONS PAGE
November 3, 1007 Speakeasy Party, A Celebration At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 7 pm to 9 pm A Special Party for FHM MEMBERS ONLY
October 8, 2007 FHM Meeting At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors Welcome Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) Finnish Glassmaking and the Designer Oiva Troikka's birds presented by Sue Troutman and Laura Malkamäki.
Sept 29, 2007 FHM Garage Sale At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. 9 am to 3 pm THANKS to all who participated in this event. Thanks to Jim and Nadine Visti, Co-chairs.
Sept 15, 2007 Cinnamon Roll Baking Class At Zion Lutheran Church 508 Eagle Street
Fairport Harbor, OH
7 am until finished Fee: $25 for class, $5 for materials. Student will take a dozen rolls home. Call (440) 478-7770
Sep 10, 2007 FHM Meeting

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH.
Visitors welcome

Monday (always the second Monday of the Month) FHS 1935 Sports Wrap Up with Niles Oinonen
Sept 7, 8, 9, 2007 PerchFest in Fairport Lake Metroparks Beach

TIMES:
7th 4 to 11,
8th 12 to 11,
9th 12 to 8

Please sign up to help out at our booth.
Sept 5, 2007 Finnish Language Classes with Ann Kalliomaa Pohto Fairport Public Library Meeting room downstairs Time: 10 to 11 A.M. Class meets first and third Wednesdays of the month. Finnish speakers welcome to help out. Class meets for six weeks.
Aug 13 , 2007 FHM Meeting

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH. Visitors welcome

Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Lasse Hiltunen presented "Dr. Amy Kaukonen, Finnish Woman of Wonder"

JUL 26, 27, 28 2007
FINNFESTUSA
2007
Ashtabula,Oh
all day(s)
Finnish-American Heritage Association
P.O. Box 2997
Ashtabula, Ohio 44005-2997
Contact FinnFest2007 by
Email

or Betty Hietikko 1-440-964-9077
July 9, 2007 FHM Meeting

At the Museum 301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, OH.

Visitors welcome

Monday (always the second Monday of the Month)

Program: TBA

Picture sharing from
The Grand Opening.

JUN 30 & JUL 1, 2007 Grand Opening of
FHM
trilogodate

At the MUSEUM 301 High Street
Fairport Harbor,OH

Saturday & Sunday A TWO DAY EVENT
June 2, 2007
SATURDAY WORK PARTY
At the Museum
SATURDAY
Continual Clean-up from construction.
May 26, 2007
SATURDAY WORK PARTY
At the Museum
SATURDAY
Continual Clean-up from construction.
May 19, 2007
SATURDAY WORK PARTY
At the Museum
SATURDAY
Continual Clean-up from construction.
May 14, 2007
FHM meeting

Fairport Public Library Meeting Room

--Place changed because of construction dust at the MUSEUM

7: 00 PM

Program: "The Church in Fairport Harbor" by Pastor Don Tompkins.

ALSO: "Bring your family photos of the pioneers in your family, the ones who first came from Finland to the U.S.A. Immigration papers, visas, passports and the things they brought with them, are all important and may be a part of our first Museum exhibit .during the Grand Opening June 30-July1, 2007"

May 12, 2007
SATURDAY WORK PARTY
At the Museum
SATURDAY
Continual Clean-up from construction.
April 28, 2007
Nisu/pulla SALE
At the Museum
Saturday, 9 AM to 3 PM.
Ordering? Call: (440) 478-7770
April 21, 2007
Nisu/pulla SALE
At Zion Lutheran Church 508 Eagle Street
Fairport Harbor, OH
Saturday, 12 to 2 PM.
Ordering? Call: (440) 478-7770
April 9, 2007
FHM meeting
At the Museum
Monday
Program: Genealogy
March 31, 2007
BEEF STEW DINNER
Zion Lutheran Church parlors 504 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor, Ohio
Saturday 2:00 to 4:00 PM Late lunch or early dinner

Pre-sale tickets Adults: $7.50, children: $4.00 at the door: Adults: $9.00, children: $5.00 Contact Laura @ (440) 354-3228

Mar 12, 2007
FHM meeting
At the Museum
Monday
7:00 pm
Feb 12, 2007
FHM meeting
At the Museum
Monday
7:00 pm
Jan 24, 2007
Nisu Sale
At the Museum
Saturday
By the slice or loaf.
Jan 17, 2007 Nisu Baking Class
Zion Lutheran Church
Saturday
Begins Promptly at 7:00 AM- Lasts 5-6 hours. Limited to 9 students!

Jan 15, 2007

FHM meeting
at Museum
Monday
7:00 pm
   
Happy New Year!
   
Every week
Coffee & gift shop is OPEN
301 High Street, Fairport Harbor, Oh. (map)
Saturdays
from 9 AM to 3 PM FINN coffee/Nisu sold
DEC 9, 2006

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PIKKU JOULU

The W.R.Branthoover AuditoriumHarding High School 329 Vine St. Fairport Harbor, Oh
4:00 pm
Elaine Lillback & Ailiin Andrews
DEC 9, 2006
NEW OFFICER INSTALLATION
The W.R.Branthoover AuditoriumHarding High School 329 Vine St. Fairport Harbor, Oh

4:00 pm
CEREMONY
DEC 2, 2006
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FHM's Harbor Holidays
@FHM 301 High Street
11- 4
Featuring coffee, nissu, hot chocolate, gifts for sale
DEC 2, 2006
HARBOR HOLIDAYS
in town
11- 4
many locations and many organizations participating
Nov 28 through Dec 2006
Christmas Display
4 Nationality Groups Display Victorian Splurge for Christmas
Nov 18, 2006
Work Party
Museum
9 am-12 pm
Getting ready for Harbor Holidays
Nov 13, 2006
FHM Elections
Museum
7:00 pm
Members Cast votes by mail, additional candidates nominated.
Nov 13, 2006
FHM Meeting
Museum
7:00 pm
Program: "Places of Interest" with Elaine Lillback
Oct 14, 2006
Saturday Work Day
Museum
9:00 am start
All Day-two sessions
OCT 9, 2006
OFFICER Nominations
Museum
7:00 pm
EVERYONE
Oct 9, 2006 Regular FHM Meeting
Museum
7:00 pm
Program: Finnish Newspapers
JUNE, 2006
WHITE ELEPHANT SALE
MUSEUM
ALL DAY
EVERYONE
JULY, 2006
POTLUCK DINNER
MUSEUM
7:00 PM
Everyone
MAY,2006
CABBAGE ROLL DINNER
ZION CHURCH
Evening
Niles & Cathy Oinonen

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

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