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Join us for
Finnish & American Women's Network “Season Opener”

On Wednesday October 8, 2014,
FAWN invites you to join us for
an informal networking season opener at a NYC Rooftop bar
(more information soon). Meet new and old friends and colleagues.

Sign up by October 1: – no fee but we need your RSVP!

Cash bar – drinks and food available for purchase.

Special fees for new members to join, valid until October 7, see enclosed.

Where: To be advised
When: Wednesday October 8, 2014, 5.30-7.30pm

Please stay tuned for our fall program:
*September 28 2pm – Dream Home project visit, Ritz Carlton, White Plains
*October 8 – Season Opener (see enclosed)
*November 8 - Finns in Brooklyn, we visit the Sunset Park area, 2-5pm, this event is remembering Kati Moran by embracing an exciting part of New York that offers a lot of culture and memories of the past – Brooklyn
*December 13 – Informal pikkujoulu visit to IKEA, we have a meal together and shop

Scandinavia House presents fall 2014:
Finnish Programs at Scandinavia House this fall

Many stimulating and exciting programs are in store at Scandinavia House, so read through the attached schedule, and like SH Facebook page and follow SH on Twitter @ScanHouse for up-to-the minute information and programs. will be updated shortly with the new season of programs.



On May 11 Members and Friends of the Finnish & American Women's Network got together to enjoy ballet and learn more about Balanchine   “Balanchine and the lost muse”

We enjoyed the below ballets and then gathered at Restaurant Fiorello together with author and journalist Elizabeth Kendall who talked about her new book “Balanchine and the lost muse” and about the Balanchine ballet performance we had experienced. The all-Balanchine program featured four classical ballets, each with its own allure: Raymonda Variations (music Glazounov) , The Steadfast Tin Soldier (music Bizet), Le Tombeau de Couperin (music Ravel), Symphony in C (music Bizet)

at Lincoln Center

Pictures from
The Annual Scandinavian Luncheon on the Hudson River
Sunday, May 4, 2014 – 11:30 am to 3:00 pm
Cruising on Board “The Destiny”

FUTURES for WOMEN = FUTURES by WOMEN March 13, 2014
with Leena Maija Lauren, Turku University


February 11 for Finnish & American Women's Network Annual Meeting, Valentine Fun and Petra Tabry's, Organization with Flair, presentatio to learn basic tips how to organize your home.

There are three major initial steps:

1. Make a commitment to start organizing.
2. Sort in three different categories:
a. Items to keep b. Items to give away or throw away 3. "Maybe" items to decide about later.
3. Maintain order and ongoing organizing and sorting

Finnish & American Women's Network Harlem tour

On Saturday November 9, 2013, members and friends of FAWN joined in  remembering Kati Moran by embracing an exciting part of New York City that offers a lot of  culture and memories from the past – Harlem.
The tour was based on “Memories of Finnish Harlem Tour” based on the book by Mauno Laurila and started on the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and 125th Street. Elizabeth Kendall, journalist and author, was our guide. The tour ended with refreshments and hors d’oeuvres hosted by FAWN and sponsored by the Kati Moran Memorial Fund at the Red Rooster Restaurant on Lenox Avenue and 125th Street.

Past events:

more past events go to Past Events page