The Club event schedule is about to warm up for the Spring, take a look below and don't forget to sign up for the events in our Speaker Series and Tasting Series, both starting this month!  We also have event information and two Embassy invitations for Members Only.  We hope you all enjoyed the recent Club News Bulletin and have now received your annual dues letter (please pay by March 15th).  We look forward to hearing from you, seeing you at events and having you involved in the life of the Club in the coming months!

Speaker Series Starts Soon!

Tuesday, March 24th 8:15 – 9:30, Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm  

You've read of the recent attacks on Södertälje stores selling American products. Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear "the rest of the story" respecting cooperation between Södertälje Kommun and the U.S. Embassy in Sweden!
Register now for this breakfast meeting, featuring a full American-style breakfast buffet and two of the most prominent players in grass-roots Sweden-US relations today!  

Read more and learn how to register, here on the Club website!

US Embassy Frontier Night and Chili Cook-off

Friday, April 3rd 6:00-10:30, Auditorium U.S. Embassy of Stockholm

Make plans to attend Frontier Night at the American Embassy in Stockholm:

  • Chili Cook-Off
  • Male/Female Costume Contest
  • Dancing & Music Entertainment
  • Bad Apple Jailbird/Convict

20 SEK Entry Fee Includes: Complimentary cocktail on arrival and a chance at a door prize drawling later in the evening. We’ll play country music with line-dancing entertainment. Enter the 22nd Annual Chili Cook-Off, chili on the menu along with cornbread and rolls. 50 SEK will get you a bowl of prize-winning chili. Chili Cook-Off Contestants Information/Rules: Chili's will be rated by three (3) judges on best tasting and hottest chili (2 separate prizes). All chili chefs are exempt from menu fee. To register, RSVP no later than April 1, 2009 to:  If you have any further questions, contact David Landes via:

US Embassy Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11th 1:00-3:00, U.S. Embassy of Stockholm

The US Embassy has graciously offered a limited number of spots at their Potluck Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt to members of the American Club and their families.  The afternoon will feature an Easter egg hunt, other games, as well as a photo opportunity with the Easter bunny. Food will consist of a potluck brunch of dishes provided by the families who attend.

The cost for American Club members is 25 SEK per child. To register for the event, send an email to: with "Easter Brunch" in the subject line. Be sure to include the full name of everyone planning on coming to the event. All registrations must be in by April 6th. If you have any further questions, contact David Landes via:

Tasting Series now includes Whisky Event!

Tuesday, April 21st 6:30 – 8:30Mackmyra logo, Mackmyra offices, Stockholm

Swedish Whisky Tasting

Read more about the previously announced Wine Institute of California/MURAM tasting and learn how to register for the Whisky Tasting, here on the Club website!

As always, remember Third Thursday this month!

Third Thursday at Hilton Stockholm (Slussen) on Thursday, March 19th! Read more!

Upcoming Club Events 

Date Event Location
March 19  Third Thursday Hilton Stockholm Slussen
March 24  Speaker Series: Anders Lago/Robert Hilton   Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm
March 25  Tasting Series: A Night of California Wines Grand Hotel, Stockholm
April 3 Frontier Night and Chili Cook-off Contact 
April 11 Easter Egg Hunt

Club members interested in participating in the Easter Egg Hunt and Potluck Brunch, please contact David Landes at

April 16 Third Thursday Hilton Stockholm Slussen
April 21 Tasting Series: Mackmyra Swedish Whisky Mackmyra offices, Stockholm
May 4 Speaker Series: Jan Frydman  Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm
May 11 Speaker Series: Karin Henriksson Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm
May 21  Third Thursday  Hilton Stockholm Slussen 
June 4 Annual Meeting Details To Be Announced, want to volunteer?
June 6  Swedish National Day Picnic  Details To Be Announced, want to volunteer? 
June 18  Third Thursday  Hilton Stockholm Slussen  
July 4 July 4th Picnic or Celebration Details To Be Announced, want to volunteer? 

For the full list of events and updated information, visit The American Club website: