Hejsan -- Children's After School Program

Swedish American Museum

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The after-school program is designed for children ages 5 to 10, teaching them about particular events, subjects, people, or holidays in Swedish and Swedish-American culture.  Dancing, singing, and crafts often are part of this program. Younger children are welcome under the supervision of an adult.

The Fall 2011 schedule for Hejsan is Swedish children’s book characters:

Sept. 1: “Karlsson” (from Karlsson-on-the Roof by Astrid Lindgren)Oct. 6: “Pippi Longstocking” (from Pippi Longstocking series by Astrid Lindgren)Nov. 3: “Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka” (from Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka series by Maj Lindman)Dec. 1: “Findus” (from Findus and Pettson series by Sven Nordqvist)Jan. 5: “Troll” (from The Little Troll by Thomas Berger and Ronald Heuninck)
  • Event Category Other Dance , Other, Other Art , Indoor Fun
  • Event Cost Under $10
    Reservations recommended $1 per child
  • Event Ages 3-6, 6-9, 9-12

Event Location

Swedish American Museum

5211 N. Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

(773) 728-8111