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Fall Community Enrichment Classes Start October 3

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HANCOCK, MI - The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center announces its fall slate of community enrichment classes. All classes meet at the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock.

A ten-week "Introductory Finnish Language" course will meet Mondays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. starting October 3. The class is instructed by Liisa and Kevin Manninen. The cost: $50 per person.

A ten-week "Intermediate Finnish Language: Conversational Skills" course will meet Tuesdays from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. starting October 4. The class is instructed by Anna Leppänen. The cost is $50 per person.

A ten-week "Advanced Finnish Language: Grammar, Translation, and Writing" course will meet Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning October 4. The class is instructed by Hannu Leppänen. The cost is: $50 per person.

An eight-week "Five-String Kantele" course will meet Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. beginning October 3. The class is instructed by Kay Seppala. The class will not meet October 24 and October 31. This is an "advanced beginners" class. The cost for the class is $40. Kanteles may be rented for the duration of the course for $5. Call instructor Kay Seppala at 906-523-6271 to determine if this is the right class for you and to reserve a kantele.

To register for any of the fall community enrichment classes, call Hilary Virtanen, coordinator of events for the Finnish American Heritage Center, at 906-487-7505.

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