Sustainable transport is just one of the policy areas covered by Sweden’s first ever Climate policy action plan. So, as part of the Luleå municipality's Mobile without car project, three families will lock their cars in the garage for three months and take bus, bike, train, or feet for all their trips -- hopefully inspiring others to do the same. ... See MoreSee Less
Wednesday: Kvinnor Kan (Women Can) Book Club! This book club was formed to read books with female protagonists. This month we’re reading Becoming, by Michelle Obama. Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance whose story inspires us to defy expectations. Grab a drink and meet in the lobby at 5:30 PM. For info: 206-283-1090 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Hey, it's a short week happening! Let's talk Friday Kafe, shall we? Stop in for an amazing, fresh Scandinavian open-faced sandwich (like brie with apple and pepper jelly, or roast beef with crispy onions and horseradish). Hot entrees include YUMMY Jansons frestelse, Skagen baked potato, or authentic Swedish meatballs! For dessert, enjoy a slice of Prinsesstårta or (and) the treat of the season: semla! Doors open at noon and there's plenty of free parking, so come on down! ... See MoreSee Less
We have a full day of FREE Fitness Classes designed to help you beat the winter blues! Every Wednesday thru March 25.OUTDOOR CIRCUIT TRAINING WITH NOVEMBER PROJECTEvery Wednesday: 6:29am - 7:15am Seattle Center Grounds - Participants meet at 6:15am at the Artists at Play Plaza. Whether you're a professional athlete, marathoner, triathlete, runner, walker, or fitness rookie, come see what it's all about.GENTLE YOGA WITH MAGGIE COLEWednesdays: 7:15pm – 8:15pm on the Armory Dance Floor. Gentle Yoga is a class for everyone, no matter what age or fitness level. Gently stretch your body and breathe your stress away while having fun. ZUMBA CLASS WITH BONNIE WANGWednesdays: 6pm - 7pm on the Armory Dance Floor. Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is all about the energy, the music, and having fun while doing something good for your body. fal.cn/368U3... See MoreSee Less
Winter Fitness starts tomorrow! Join us starting bright an early at 6:29am for Outdoor Circuit Training with November Project. Come back at 6pm for Zumba on the Armory Main Floor. Keep the fitness fun going with Evening Gentle Yoga at 7:15pm on the Armory Main Floor. All activities are FREE! See you there!🥳 ... See MoreSee Less
Sanna Marin, Finland's new Prime Minister, in an interview with TIME magazine. She sees her job as building consensus rather than inflaming passions. It’s one of the things she appreciates about the Finnish way of doing things, as is her fellow citizens’ ingrained politeness. And she rejects the notion that her gender makes her a better role model for the future: “Greta Thunberg is not a role model because she’s a young girl. It’s because she’s a voice for climate. She’s talking about issues, and that’s what inspires people.” ... See MoreSee Less
Interesting article linking the huge decline in foreign language study and use in Denmark to a prevailing idea that humanities are useless and at the same time there is an explicit national focus on the STEM competencies. Danish politicians have been focused on promoting English, which leads to a misconception that other foreign languages are unimportant. ... See MoreSee Less
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to exercise more in the new decade? Winter Fitness starts next Wednesday!!!! 😊 If you’re an early bird, join us at 6:29AM for Outdoor Circuit Training with November Project. Come back at 6PM for Zumba on the Armory Main Floor. Keep the fitness fun going with Evening Gentle Yoga at 7:15PM on the Armory Main Floor. All activities are FREE! See you there! 😎 ... See MoreSee Less
Sneak peek: You know the Swedish Club is the hot place to be of a Friday night for live music and dinner. Did you know we also love to celebrate Valentine's Day? ? ? Here's a sneak peek at the hot musical sensation we'll be hosting for our Valentine's Day evening: Eric Verlinde and EntreMundos Quarteto! Watch this space for the event notice! ... See MoreSee Less
Experience the Year of the Rat during a two-day celebration at Tet in Seattle - Vietnamese Lunar New Year, 11 a.m - 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 18-19 in the Seattle Center Armory & Fisher Pavilion. The festival welcomes 2020 with traditional foods, lion dances, firecrackers, martial arts and an all-inclusive health fair. Check out the event schedule: fal.cn/3647PThis event is free and open to the public. Festál is a year-round series of 23 cultural festivals at Seattle Center. ... See MoreSee Less
Sweden has plans to be the world's first fossil-free welfare country, with a first step being decoupling carbon emissions from increased gross domestic product. Read more in this article by the Swedish Ambassador, Karin Olofsdotter: ... See MoreSee Less
There is a little difference generating enough energy for a country of 9 million people as compared to a country of 325 million. There are many cities in the US that have a greater population than the entire country of Sweden.
I’ll bet there are more Washington residents of Swedish descent than the 228,000 quoted in this article. I’m one of them.
No Members & Friends Dinner tonight BUT our fabulous BAR is OPEN! So lots of bracing Viking beverages, plus meat or cheese boards for those who need a nosh... Come on in if you're cold or weary, or... just feel like enjoying an evening in our bar with its twinkling view! ... See MoreSee Less