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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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        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. Bothell Lodge Dance on Every first Saturday of the month, September through May (except December) from 7:00pm to 10:00pm – Scandinavian and American Dances with Live Music. May will be our last dance at Bothell Sons of Nonray. Call Ken & Freda Howard 425-672-4508
  3. “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 10:00am at Bothell Lodge. All are Welcome. Contact Myrna Ramstad at 206-365-6913 for information on the current book the group is reading.
  5. Fiber Arts and Social time - Meets every third Sunday of the month through May 2016 from 1-3 pm. Call Wendy Wight or Marlene Bissell for more information.
  6. Annual BBQ, Classic Car and Lodge Meeting - Thursday August 18th, 2016 at 6:00 pm. We meet at the lodge for our annual Steak and Chicken BBQ and the annual Classic Car Show. The lodge provides the steak and chicken. We bring a side dish and/or dessert. Remember, because it is a pot luck, bring your own plates and silverware! Our Classic Car Show is growing better each year. If you have a Classic Car or a friend with a Classic Car (30 years or more older), please invite them to attend. Bring your Classic Car to the Car Show at 5:30 to 6 PM for parking in the south east rear end of the lodge on the grass. Gary Ramstad, Car Show Coordinator, 206-365-6913, ramslfp@hotmail.com. 6:00 pm Social and Classic Car Show, 6:30 Pot luck BBQ, 7:30 Brief business meeting
  7. Board Meeting, Thursday 7 pm.
  8. Trollhaugen Work Party, Saturday October 8.
  9. Lefse Class -- Saturday October 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Come join us and learn how to make this delicious Norwegian specialty. Each person will learn to cook, rice, mix, pat, roll, bake, turn, cool and take home some lefse. We will be making the regular noted lodge recipe from elesa hanson. If you have your own rolling pin or turning stick and would like to bring it, feel free to do so. There will be a small charge for the class of $15.00 for Bothell Lodge members and $20.00 for non-members.
  10. Viking Ting, Saturday October 15, 4 pm.
  11. Lodge Night, Thursday October 20. Silent Auction. Social 6 pm. Dinner 6:30 pm. Meeting 7:30 pm.
  12. Bunco Ween, Friday October 21, 6:30 pm.
  13. Pickled Herring Class, Saturday October 22, 10 - 11 am.
  14. Calendar meeting, Saturday October 22, 1 - 3 pm.
  15. Fattigman Class, Saturday October 29, 9 am - 12 pm.
  16. Annual Bazaar, Bake Sale and Luncheon, Saturday November 5, 2016.
  17. Gingerbread House Workshop, Saturday November 19, 2016. Time: 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm Provided by Alice Blandin, will be the gingerbread pieces, white icing and the pastry bag with tips. For each house bring a base, ideas and decorating condiments Cost: Bothell Lodge Members: $15 for small house, $20 for large house. Non-Members: $20 for small house, $25 for large house. Register by November 10, 2016 to Selma Snaring 425-385-2144.
  18. Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner, Saturday, December 3, 2016.
  19. Hot Butter Rum/Tom & Jerry Party, Friday December 9, 2016, Time: 7:00 pm - ? Entertainment by Kris Johanssen and his fellow musicians.
  20. Christmas Journey to Leavenworth, Saturday December 10, 2016. Leave lodge at 9:00 am, returning after tree lighting Snack and beverage provided COST: $40.00 per seat Sponsored by: members - David and Janet Hickok Register by November 17th, 2016 to David and Janet 425-299-6388