Swedish Club

Your hub for Swedish and Scandinavian activities in the Northwest!

Founded in Seattle in 1892, the Swedish Club has grown to become a center of Scandinavian activities in the Pacific Northwest. Our members are not only Swedes and other Scandinavians, but people of many cultural backgrounds.

Cold sweat: Taking a hot dip into Finland’s sauna culture


In case you were in need of a sauna-fix: here's a fun article from a writer who wanted to experience everything possible about sauna in Finland - and he survives to tell the tale &;-)

www.theglobeandmail.com Steaming out your demons can be relaxing, but for Finland’s perspirers the sauna is a year-round rite where, as writer Tim Johnson discovers, everyone bares all.

How Much Viking Lore Is True?


An interview with Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, author of the book, "Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Saga." She explains the early successes of the Vikings -- who made it to North America before Columbus, and who founded Russia ...

news.nationalgeographic.com Archaeologists have confirmed key details in Norse oral histories (but not the dragons, elves, and trolls).



It started as a light joke. Swedish Ad agency Round and Round offered potential job applicants a way to escape the U.S. if Donald Trump was elected. Now the company has closed applications -- having received over 800 for just one job. On their site, R&R thanks all applicants for their "emotional and beautiful responses."

thegreattrumpescape.com You are looking for a new country We are looking for new talent!

This starts the week off on the right foot &;-)

If it's Friday, that means you can enjoy a semla in our Friday Kafe! Serving from noon to 2 pm, we'll be offering these traditional Swedish "bullar" from now until Easter. Enjoy it on its own, in a bowl of milk, with coffee, as a dessert ... you can use a knife and fork or hoist it up in a napkin ... everyone has their own way of eating this scrumptious roll &:-)

Do you want to speak "fika?" The Nordic Heritage Museum is offering a class on baking the best Swedish goodies for this holiest-of-holy coffee breaks &:-)

How Iceland Got Teens to Say No to Drugs


Today, Iceland tops the European table for the cleanest-living teens. The percentage of teens who had been drunk plummeting from 42 percent in 1998 to 5 percent in 2016. How it's happened is through the most remarkably intense and profound studies of stress in the lives of teenagers. Read on!

theatlantic.com Curfews, sports, and understanding kids’ brain chemistry have all helped dramatically curb substance abuse in the country.

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Swedish Film Series: Simple Simon


Culinary Team

Ann-Margret Rosenqvist-Lightle
Malin Jonsson
Christine Lea


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1920 Dexter Ave N
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

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