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If you ever find yourself in Chicago the second Saturday of the month,  and you have a craving for some Torsk, the solution may be a visit to the Chicago Torske Klub. - Stavanger Aftenblad - 26 May 2006

Welcome to the Chicago Torske Klub Web Site at torskeklub.org! It's good to be in Chicago on the second Saturday of the month.  We will update this monthly for current events and dinner meeting news.

April 8, 2017 - Friends of the Viking Ship - Brian Ibsen

Our April luncheon will feature a talk by Brian Ibsen, who is on the Board of “Friends of the Viking Ship”. He will be updating us on the status of the ship, research of locations to host her (including Jackson Park), support from museums, and the dream of the committee for her future. Brian’s background sustains this mission. Make your reservations today.

March 11, 2017 - Sports Journalist Rory Spears at Father/Son/Daughter Day

March was Father/Son/Daughter day. Our speaker was Chicago Sports Journalist Rory Spears. He spent over 8 years with Chevy Chase and Rob Roy Golf Clubs, and has covered golf on the radio since 1986 with WSCR and lately with ESPN.

February 11, 2017 - Annual Ladies Day Luncheon

The ladies of our lives were invited to attend this annual ladies day luncheon on Valentine Day Weekend. Our speaker was the noted author Kathleen Ernst. Her books include The Night Raiders of Harpers Ferry and The Bravest Girl in Sharpsburg. She has also written numerous Americal Girl novels.

In addition, we enjoyed music from our friends in the Normennenes Singing Society.



Torske Klub Members - January 2017

The reservation line is (312) 233-2887   Leave a message with reservations noting name, member number and number of reservataions.
Alternately, send an email to reservations @torskeklub.com
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Future Events

Future events are our Saturday luncheons, every 2nd Saturday of every month that contains the letter "R", plus May.

Our program chairman announces the coming events:

  • December 10, 2016 - Christmas Celebration
  • January 14, 2017 - Luncheon- Sweater Day
  • February 11, 2017 - Ladies Day Luncheon
  • March 11, 2017 - Father, Son, Daughter Day Luncheon
  • April 8, 2017 - Luncheon
  • May 13, 2017 - Anniversary Luncheon
  • Other programs to be announced. All programs are subject to change.

Meeting dates and reservation deadlines are here.
Note to all Torske Klub Members:

By resolution of the Board of Directors, the Torske Klub will provide a single, free raffle ticket to all members who bring one or more guests to a meeting, excluding father/son and ladies day.

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