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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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        Monthtly 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. Bothell Lodge Dance on every first Saturday of the month, September through May (except December), from 8:00pm to 11:30pm – Scandinavian and American Dances with Live Music. Call Ken & Freda Howard 425-672-4508 for info.
  3. Bowling League "Good Time Bowlers" Tuesdays at 7:00pm, September through May at Spin Alley in Richmond Beach. Contact Ivan Thompson at 206-546-2962
  4. Lese Gruppe (Reading Group) meets on the second Thursday, September through June at 11:00am at Bothell Lodge. All are Welcome. Contact Myrna Ramstad at 206-365-6913 for information on the current book the group is reading.
  5. Adult Cook and Eat Norwegian Cooking Class – Rommegrot, September 25th, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00 pm Cost: $15.00 for Bothell lodge members/$20.00 for non-Bothell lodge members. Pre-registration required to Selma Snaring at 425-385+2144.
  6. Rosemaling Classes - Marilyn Hansen is offering a day class and an evening class on the same Mondays. September 8, 15, 22 & October 6, 2014, 9:30am to 3:30pm & 6:00pm to 9:00 pm. COST: The four class session will cost $95.00 for day classes & $60.00 for night classes for Bothell Sons of Norway members and $105.00 for day classes and $70.00 for night classes for a non-member, plus cost of supplies. The instructor will have paint and brushes available for purchase. Contact Marilyn Hansen @425-765-3694 to Register.
  7. Lefse Class - Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 9:00 am to noon. Taught my Mike Nelson. Learn to cook, rice, mix, pat, roll, bake, turn, and cool. Take home some Lefse. Cost $10.00 for Bothell Lodge Members and $15.00 for non-members. Registration is required. Contact Mike Nelson at 425-486-5275.
  8. Klostersom (Embroidery Class) - October 25 and November 8 10:00am to 1:00pm. Cost: $10.00 for Bothell members/$15.00 for Non-Bothell members. The design will be a delightful red julenissene on a klokkestreng. Registration is required to Selma Snaring 425-385-2144.
  9. Pickled Herring Class Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10:00am to 11:00am. You will go home with the recipe and all the fixings for your own batch. Price tbd when we get the price of herring. Pre-registration is required. For info and registration call Seth Tufteland 206-605-4112 or Mike Nelson 425-486-5275.
  10. Fattigman Class – Sunday, October 26, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Cost $5.00 for Bothell lodge members and $10.00 for non members. RSVP to April Tufteland at atall4786@gmail.com or 206-795-1997.
  11. Annual Bazaar, Bake Sale and Luncheon, Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Free admission. Free parking. Open to the Public. Bazaar: Vendor tables with crafts and giftware. Bake Sale: Featuring Norwegian baked goods. Lunch: (available for purchase) Open Face Sandwiches, Pea Soup, Rommegrot and Desserts.
  12. Gingerbread House Workshop, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm. Basic materials are provided. Bring your decorating condiments. Small House $10 Bothell Members $15 to Non-Members. Large House $15 Bothell Members $20 to Non-Members. Register by calling Selma Snaring at 425-385-2144.
  13. Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner, Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 12:00noon to 6:00pm. The dinner, served Family Style, will consist of Lutefisk, Meatballs, Boiled Potatoes, Coleslaw, Lefse and Ice Cream for Dessert, plus your choice of Coffee, Tea or Milk. Free Parking. No Reservations required. Prices to be announced.
  14. Cheer and Frolic Party December 12, 2014 7:00 pm. Fergas Prestbye will prepare Tom and Jerrys.