Get ready for Syttende Mai with Norwegian heritage classes at the library

This weekend will be a celebration of all things Scandinavian, with the Syttende Mai parade taking over Ballard on Sunday, May 17. In honor of the holiday, the Ballard Public Library is offering classes tomorrow called Finding Your Roots to help local Norwegian residents learn tips and tricks on family history research and a workshop about Norwegian heritage.

John LaMont, genealogy librarian, will be leading the class on family history research, and lefse, a Norwegian flatbread, will be provided by Scandinavian Specialties

Finding Your Roots will be on Tuesday, May 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. The classes are free and no registration is required. For more information, click here.



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