Cultural Center

35200 West Eight Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
voice (248) 478-6939
fax (248) 478-5671

About Us

Our History

Founded in 1966, the Finnish Center dedicated their Cultural Center in September 1974, in Farmington Hills, Michigan . . . . (more)

Message from the

Our donation drive was started at the end of December with an ambitious goal of $100,000.00 dollars. Our rentals and poker fundraisers bring in enough money for day-to-day operations, however, our cultural programs and scholarships need support, as well as our aging building that requires numerous upgrades. The roof replacement, parking lot and heating and cooling equipment are the biggest items in the foreseeable future. We are forever grateful for the donations received so far.

Children's Suomi Koulu and adult Finnish classes started last month. Children's classes are divided into two groups, teenagers and small children. Some of the older students are helping the young ones as assistant teachers. Parents are also actively involved in the activities as well. It is a wonderful opportunity for everyone involved.

Friday night suppers have started again as well as monthly luncheons. Valentine's party at noon on Wednesday February 7, 2018. There is an interesting film, The Fencer by Klaus Härö on February 11 at 2 pm. Finlandia Foundation lecturer of the year Tom Dubois will be at the Finnish Center February 17 at 2 pm in conjunction with Kaleva Day Brunch starting at noon organized by Knights & Ladies of Kaleva. Folk Dance Workshop is February 25, 2018 at 2pm. Annikki Kurvi has organized a new activity, Asahi Health exercise every Wednesday at 11 am. It is an exercise program developed by a Finnish Medical Doctor along with other professionals. It is well suited for all ages. Please mark your calendars for these wonderful events!

The Board and Committee elections are just around the corner, mark your calendars for the Annual meeting February 18, 2018. FCA Senior Housing meeting is at 1 pm and FCA at 3 pm. We need a quorum (25 members) for both meetings so please try to come if at all possible.

If you are interested in volunteering, please let us know by calling the Center (248) 478-6939 or email us at:

Mia Lamminen


Upcoming Events

public welcome


February 23

Friday Night Buffet

5pm - 8pm

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Friday Night Buffet

Fish Fry Fridays during Lent

5pm - 8pm

March 7

Wednesday FCA Board Meeting


March 14

Wednesday Finnish Dessert Luncheon

1pm - 3pm

March 25


No Open House in March

March 28

Wednesday Monthly Luncheon


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March 17, 2017

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