Our organization is called the Ozark Scandinavian Society of Springfield Missouri. We meet February, March, April, May, September, October, and November. Meetings are currentlybeing held in the Story Room at the Library Center on South Campbell at 6:30PM. (See dates below.) We have a short business meeting followed by a program about one of the Nordic countries, or a program about Scandinavia of interest to all. The program is followed by good Scandinavian sweets and coffee, and good fellowship. We would like to invite you to one of our meetings.
If you think you would be interested, please contact OSSSM at the email address below. Or, if you like, just come to a meeting. Try to arrive a little early, and meet the members.
In June, as close to the summer solstice as possible, we have our Midsummer Fest. There is a Smörgasbord, with food prepared by our members. Smörgåsbord is followed by programs of interest to all.
In December, as close to December 13 as possible, the traditional start of Swedish Christmas season, we have our Julfest. There is a Smörgåsbord followed by our Santa Lucia program, followed by programs of interest to all
November 17 meeting at the Library Center at 6:30 PM
December 7th, 2014, is the date OSSSM will celebrate Julefest. There will be many food items with a Scandinavian flavor to be sampled. A tree will be decorated by members with flags from their ancestral countries. The children will particiapate in a Santa Lucia procession and there will be entertainment for all. If you plan to attend or have questions use the email address below to make your contact.
To enrich the lives of our members with the charm and beauty of the Scandinavian culture and to increase interest in and knowledge of our Scandinavian heritage, including Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.
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Julefest is tentatively scheduled for December 7th at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Republic Road at 5:00 PM. For more information send email inquiries to OSSSM at the address below.