The Prelude Concert will be in the sanctuary, with guest male choruses Nordkap and the Glee Club. Pr. Per Inge Vik will lead the festival service, with organist emeritus Jim Reilly A Norwegian-style flag parade will emerge from the church at noon, and wind through 8 blocks of the church neighborhood, returning to the parking lot for more celebration and a picnic lunch.
Where: Mindekirken, 924 East 21st Street, Minneapolis
When: May 17 at 10.30am – 2.00 pm
Info: (612) 874 - 0716 or http://www.mindekirken.org/Communicator/Communicator%202009/2009_05_Communicator.pdf
Reception and dinner
The reception is hosted by the Honorary Consulate General in Minneapolis. Dinner is $50 per person, and reservation is required. Featured speaker of the evening is Hon. Consul General Walter Mondale. Dress code: Business attire/Bunad.
Where: Minnesota Valley Country Club, 6300 Auto Club Road, Minneapolis
When: May 17, reception at 4.30pm, dinner at 6 pm
Info and RSVP (by May 11): (612) 332 - 3338
Sons of Norway
The Joint Committee of Metropolitan Lodges, Sons of Norway, invites you to join their Syttende Mai celebration at the American Swedish Institute. Following a reminder of the significance of May 17th, The Fjell og Fjord Dancers will perform. Donations are welcome.
Where: American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis
When: May 19, 2009 at 6:30 pm
Info: Louise Bakken at (763) 545 – 4827