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Event:  Picnic & Fishing Competition

When:  Sunday, September 24th, 2023

             Rain Date: October 1st

Location: Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA

Time:  12 - 3 pm

Join us for a Finnish style picnic afternoon with food, games and fishing!

Location Details

The event will take place in Picnic Area 2 of the Park. The address of the Park is 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston. The entrance is from Baron Cameron Avenue. There is no entrance fee to the Park. Picnic Area 2 can be found by driving past the amusement park on the right and continuing another 100 yards or so. 


Event Details: 

We will reserve sausages and mustard for everybody, and the grill will stay hot.

There will be fishing (under 16-year-olds do not need a fishing license) on the beach of the lake. 

If you have fishing gear, bring it along, but we will also have some rods and lures available for children. 

We will also play the Finnish Mölkky game, and you will have a chance to meet other Finns, Finnish Americans, and friends of Finland. 


RSVP: by the end of the day on Friday, September 22nd.

Please bring: 

• Please bring your own lunch basket and drinks.

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  • Founded in 1959 

  • Non-profit organization 

  • 250 members

  • Maintains Finnish & Finnish-American traditions   

  • Promotes Finnish culture

  • Organizes cultural & social activities  

  • Advances knowledge about Finland 

  • Provides grants & scholarships to individuals and not-for-profit entities of the Washington DC metropolitan area for presentations, projects, and performances that promote Finnish and Finnish-American culture

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