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Mission Statement

The mission of Sons of Norway is to promote, preserve, and cherish a lasting appreciation of the heritage and culture of Norway and other Nordic countries while growing soundly as a fraternal benefit society and offering maximum benefits to its members.

Sons of Norways misjon er å fremme, ivareta og på lang sikt verne om norske og andre nordiske kulturtradisjoner, samtidig som organisasjonen får vokse og utvikle seg som en broderskapsforening med maksimal hjelp og støtte til alle medlemmer.

Sons of Norway is a fraternal benefit society with lodges throughout the United States, Canada and Norway.

Membership Benefits

  1. Welcome to participate in all lodge activities
  2. Heritage classes - including language, dancing and crafts
  3. Heritage and language camps
  4. Scholarships for: College - Language Camps - Oslo International Summer School - Camp Norway - Many Others
  5. Sports and Recreational Activities: Golf Tournaments - Bowling Tournaments - Horseshoe Tournaments - Cross Country Ski Tournaments - Lodge Picnics
  6. Use of Trollhaugen Recreational Facility at Stampede Pass

Scholarship Application Forms

  1. Ray Berg Memorial Scholarship Forms
  2. Camp Trollhaugen Scholarship Form
  3. Camp Normanna Scholarship Form
  4. Camp Nidaros Scholarship Form

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Kaja Englund’s double wide mobile house with large covered driveway in Green Acres Park, Bothell WA. Kaja, a professional rosemaler has enthused her home with rosemaling on all cabinets, drawers and doors. It is very tastefully done. A must see. Contact George Englund at 425-830-0233 for details.

        Monthly Events

  1. General Meeting - at 7:30pm on the third Thursday of the month. During the meeting our Youth Group (up to 21 years of age) meets downstairs. Social time at 6:00pm / Dinner at 6:30pm (small gratuity asked).
  2. Board Meetings - are the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm except for August.
  3. Bowling League - “Good Time Bowlers” Tuesdays at 7:00pm, September through May at Spin Alley in Richmond Beach. Contact Vel Smith at 425-778-9098.
  4. Lese Gruppe (Reading Group) - meets on the second Thursday, September through June at 10:30 am at Bothell Lodge. All are Welcome. Contact Myrna Ramstad at 206-365-6913 for information on the current book the group is reading.
  5. Viking Ting – Meets the third Saturday of the month at 4 pm except June – August in the basement to learn about the Vikings. Call Seth Tufteland at 206-605-4112 for details.
  6. Bunco – Meets on the 3rd Friday of the month: Jan 20th, Feb 18th, March 17th, April 21st at 6:30 pm for an evening of fun and great food. Bring $3.00 for the prize fund and a snack to share.
  7. District 2 Cross Country Ski Race 2017 – Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Trollhaugen Lodge. Cost: Donation Registration starts at 9:30 am, Race at 11:00 am. Lunch/Awards at 12:00 pm. For overnight reservations, call Trollhaugen Lodge Mgrs @ 509-656-9997.
  8. Super Bowl Party – Sunday, Feb 5, 2017, Doors open at 1 pm for pre-game hype and will last until the final whistle is blown. Bring your favorite football snack and favorite folding chair if you wish.
  9. Adult Cook and Eat Norwegian Fish Balls - Friday, February 10, 2017, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The class will feature Norwegian Fish Balls and classic Norwegian side dishes and dessert. The cost is $20.00 per person. To register please contact Selma Snaring at 425-385-2144.
  10. Youth Camp Breakfast – Saturday, Feb 18 , 2017 8am to Noon, Viking (French) Toast, Troll Sausage, Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Milk. Cost: $10.00/Under 11 years old $7.00. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Summer Camp Scholarships at the Bothell Sons of Norway.
  11. Lefse Class – 2 Classes: Friday, Feb 24, 2017, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, This is a small class for 8 people Saturday Feb 25, 2017 9:00 am to noon. This will be a regular size class. Taught by Mike Nelson. Learn to cook, rice, mix, pat, roll, bake, turn, and cool. Take home some Lefse. Cost for each class is $15.00 for Bothell Lodge Members and $20.00 for non-members. Registration is required. Contact Mike Nelson at 425-486-5275 and let him know which class you want to take.
  12. Jule Kake Bake in Spring – March 4, 2017, 10 am to 1 pm. Come learn the best recipes and techniques for baking 7 favorite cookies. No cost just your help to mix, shape and bake these cookies for the Heritage day Luncheon Table.
  13. March 11, 2017, 10:00am - 3:00pm, Heritage Day. Another special day for us to come together and experience some if which our ancestors have instilled in us, the love of Alt Norsk. The very popular from last year’s day will make a return showing, Viking Longhouse, Norsk Buhund, genealogist, spinners, card weaving demonstration, full display of our rosemaling professionals, harp music, fjord horses and the delicious lunch table of rømmegraut, pea soup, open-face sandwiches, potato lefse and homemade cookie. Highlight of the day will be performances by the Barneleikarringen from Seattle. One group will dance at 11:30am and one group at 1:30pm. They are adorable! A must see.
  14. Every Day Bunad Sewing Class – April 11-12, 2017, 9am to 2pm Cost: $10.00 for Bothell Lodge members $15.00 for non-members. You will need to provide fabric, thread and sewing machine. Call Solveig (425-949-7716 or Ragnhild (509-548-4851) for fabric details. Register by Apr 3, 2017 with Selma Snaring, 425-385-2144. Annual Nordic Heritage Day – March 11, 2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  15. Saturday April 22nd 10:00am - 2:00pm, Genealogy Workshop. Jill Morelli, a passionate genealogist, will be our honored guest. Jill lectures and writes on genealogy topics and methodologies, orderly record arrangement. First Topic will be “Finding Your Norwegian Parish of Birth”. Second Topic will be “Looking at Parish Records, Census Records, Probate Records and Emigration Records”. During the session Jill will briefly discuss writing your family history. REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DUE BYTHURSDAY APRIL 20, 2017. COST: $25.00 per individual; $40.00 per family. Bring a sack lunch and laptop computer (not required). Coffee, water and cookies are available. CONTACT: Gary Ramstad 206-365-6913, and email Gary Ramstad.
  16. May 1, 8, 15, 22 Rosemaling with Marilyn Hansen – Morning Class at 9:30 am/Evening Class at 6:00 pm Call Marilyn to register – 425-765-3694
  17. August 17, 2017 5:30 PM, Classic Car Show - It’s that time again to get your classic car running and in showmanship condition. This show is open to members and acquaintance. Let’s top the success of last year’s fourteen entries. A BBQ/POTLUCK and FUN for all.
  18. September 11, 18, 25 and October 2, 2017 -- More Rosemaling classes coming this fall