Past events

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Bowling night at Bowlero Davie, 9/21, 2019

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Vappu Picnic Sun 4/28, 2019

IceHockey Watch Party March 16, 2019

in collaboration with Duffy’s Plantation! An afternoon to remember and special thanks to Duffy’s staff for making our event perfect!

More photos: here.



FinnsConnect Get Well & Get Moving, Feb 17, 2019

with Yoga and Latin Dance Instructor Jessi M Koivukoski!

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Kauneimmat joululaulut and Lucia-kulkue, Dec 15, 2018.

With Pastors Mia Hagman, St Andrew’s Lutheran Church and Marko Mesi√§islehto, Kotikirkko. At Norwegian Seamen’s Church, Davie, FL.


Panthers vs. Jets Watch Party at Weston Flanigans, Nov 2, 2018

Thank you, Flanigan’s Bar & Grill Weston!


Second Annual Vappu Picnic 2018

Pictures say it all: three photo album can be viewed in Facebook:

Album 1

Album 2

Album 3

Special thanks to our prestigious photographer, Sergio Vila!

Sunday Lunch and Ice Skating, Pines Ice Arena

Over 20 ice skaters attended, thank you! Photos and videos can be viewed in FinnsConnect Instagram and Facebook.


Christmas Party / Pikkujoulut with Florida Panters and FL SportService

Photos can be viewed in Instagram and in Facebook. Thank you FL SportService for arranging the unique sports experience for FinnsConnect.


Finland 100 Independence Day Dinner 12/02/2017

On a warm Florida night, 78 people gathered to celebrate Finland’s Centennial to a beautiful waterfront restaurant in Fort Lauderdale – and the rest is history.

We want to say a big thank you to our photographer Sergio Vila
who kindly volunteered to take all these beautiful photos of our
gorgeous guests.
Finland 100 Dinner was made possible by our fantastic sponsors:
Thank you Рour guests, sponsors and volunteers for making the Finland 100 Dinner.  Hyvää itsenäisyyspäivää!

Ruska Picnic at the Beach 10/8/2017

We gathered for a casual beach day at Hollywood Beach: we had over 30 people attending, families and couples, some from Broward and Miami area, some from a bit farther north and Рalso a family from Finland, visiting friends here in Florida. Photos can be viewed here. Thank you all for such a fun day!


Suomi 100 Vappu Picnic 2017

Vappu picnic was organized by FinnsConnect South Florida and Finnish American Chamber of Commerce, in C.B. Smith Park, Pembroke Pines. In total, there were around 120 visitors – Finns their families and Finnthusiasts wanting to get to know more about Finnish culture. Thank you all for coming – and special thanks to our sponsors, without whom we couldn’t have made this event happen!

Read more:

Pastor Mia’s blog
USA Suomeksi
USA Suomeksi photos


Photo by Sergio Vila