Nordic Genealogical Society of Southern California

Upcoming Scandinavian Events
in the Southern California Area:

(See also calendars of various groups shown under our own calendar information in the right column.)

February 2017:

Feb 10 & 11 2017 - Nordic Spirit Symposium: Scandinavians in the Old West - Thousand Oaks.
A weekend Symposium by the
Scandinavian American Cultural and Historic Foundation, Thousand Oaks.
For More Information, visit their website.

April 2017:

Apr 1 & 2 2017 - Scandinavian Festival - Thousand Oaks.
A festival with food, crafts, music, dancing, crafts & gifts, and a Viking Village.
Scandinavian American Cultural and Historic Foundation, Thousand Oaks.
For More Information, visit their website.

November 2014:

Nov 2017 - Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar - Seamen's Church, San Pedro
(Lutheran - Norwegian & Swedish)
For More Information, visit their website (not yet available).

Nov 2017 - Swedish Christmas Fair - Huntington Beach
SWEA - Orange County
For More Information, visit their website.

December 2017:

Dec 2017 - Traditional Scandinavian Christmas Party - Culver City
Sons of Norway - West L.A.
For More Information, visit their website.

Dec 2017 - Swedish Christmas Fair - Los Angeles
SWEA - Los Angeles
For More Information, visit their website.

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The Nordic Genealogy Society of Southern California meets
from 2 to 5 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday in "odd months"
at the Los Angeles LDS Family History Library, on Santa Monica Blvd. near Overland in West Los Angeles. map
The Family History Library is under the LDS Visitor Center, located behind their temple.

We are scheduled to have our 2017 meetings on
January 14, 2017
March 11, 2017
May 13, 2017
July 8, 2017
September 9, 2017 &
November 11, 2017.
Also see non-society events below

Guests are always WELCOME at our meetings!

Members often arrive early to do research, so please feel free to come to the Library before the meeting if you would like our help with your research.

We notify members by email of any meeting changes, so be sure to sign up for our mailing list when you attend our meeting.
The Family History Library, where our meetings are held, is also made aware of any changes.
(Note that we are not affiliated with the LDS Church, but are graciously allowed to use their facility for our meetings.)


Upcoming Local Scandinavian Events:

Nordic Genealogy Society meetings - see above for this year's dates.

Monthly events are held by the local Sons of Norway lodges. The Culver City group is a short distance from the L.A. Family History Center, and often has dinners on the same evenings as our Nordic Genealogy Society meetings. Visitors are welcome (please RSVP for dinners shown as catered events - it's not necessary for most dinners or meetings). For more information and a calendar of their upcoming Scandinavian events, see their website Sons of Norway - West LA - for events & carpooling to other local, regional, or national events. The annual Christmas Party is especially fun!

The Swedish Women's Educational Association International has events in the Southern California area, including an outstanding Christmas Fair held at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, each year. For more information about their Christmas Fair and other events, see their website.
The SWEA of Orange County also has a yearly Swedish Christmas Fair. For more information, see their website.

A Nordic Symposium is held early each year at the Scandinavian Center in Thousand Oaks. Each year, a different Scandinavian topic is featured in their weekend of presentations, musical, and social events. See their website for more information.

Scandinavian Festival - Thousand Oaks - a really fun Family Event held around April each year. It features Scandinavian food, shopping, music, and other cultural activities - even a reenacted Viking village!
You can read about last year's festival at their website.
http://scandinaviancenter.org/scandinavian_festival

Seamen's Church in San Pedro has Norwegian and Swedish church services, weekly lunches, and other events. See their website for more information. Each year they have s fun Christmas Bazaar in November. See their webpage.
Webpage in English (via Google translate).

Genealogy Jamboree, Burbank - a large genealogy event for genealogy in the U.S. and various other countries, held in June each year. The event is held by the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) in Burbank. Read more at their website.

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Last Update: 3/10/2017 - 7:39pm Peggy Wishon