Finnish Center Plans Events
FITCHBURG -- The Finnish Center at Saima Park will host two upcoming events.
Independence Breakfast and Basket Raffle is Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 to 10 a.m., and will feature Finnish oven pancakes, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice, Finnish coffee bread, coffee, tea and cocoa. The cost is $8, and there will be a basket raffle. Local artist Elisa Lomme will display and sell her paintings. Raivaaja Bookstore will also have a display with interesting items for sale. The center is at 67 Scott Road. Visit www.saima-park.org .
Then, on Saturday, Dec. 8, celebrate Christmas at Oak Hill Country Club, starting at noon. The party will be hosted by the Finnish Center at Saima Park, Finnish Heritage Sovittaja and Kaleva Lodge of Lancaster. Reserve tickets by Dec. 4 by calling 978-827-4387. Mail checks to Finnish Center at Saima Park, P.O. Box 30, Fitchburg, MA 01420. Oak Hill Country Club is at 840 Oak Hill Road in Fitchburg.