Finnish people have played and continue to play a significant role in our local community. Clatsop Community College offers beginning and intermediate classes on Finnish language and culture providing unique insights into an important part of our community history. In addition to the Finnish language, the classes include field trips to local Finnish sites, ethnic food samples and a full-course Finnish dinner using traditional recipes.

Class registration is open now at  or call 503-338-2402 or 503-338-2408. Beginning Finnish starts Tuesday, April 2 and Intermediate Finnish begins on Monday, April 1. Both classes are from 6:30-8:30 pm in Towler 308 on the CCC main campus. Cost is $75 for 10 weeks of instruction.

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