Activities for immigrants: Learning about Finnish culture, hobbies and recreation, learning the language, info links

rinki kielikerhoA number of different organisations in Järvenpää arrange activities intended for immigrants.

We encourage your organisation (church, club, association, etc.) to contact Arja Loima, our Senior Advisor on Immigration, at the number 040 315 2075, or by email arja.loima (at) jarvenpaa.fi. We can include a link to your organisation/activity on this page.


Setlementti Louhela's multicultural activity center and support point

Setlementti Louhela offers togetherness and activities. Open weekdays from 10 am until 2 pm. Louhelankuja 1, 04400 Järvenpää, tel. 040 728 7234.

Finnish language clubs at Setlementti Louhela on

Mondays 4:00-5:30pm at Verso, Myllytie 3, Järvenpää
Tuesdays 2:30-4pm at Louhelankuja 1
Wednesdays 2:30-4pm Louhelankuja 1
Thursdays 2:30-4pm Louhelankuja 1
Fridays 2:30-4pm at Kerava, Aleksis Kiventie 19

Open for all. Check advertisement.


Congregation of Järvenpää

The Multicultural living room takes place the last Wednesday of the month from 6 pm until 8 pm at the Jamppa parish hall on Pihlapolku 2, in Jamppa.

It is meant for people all ages and all backrounds. It gives an opportunity to get to know more people and learn about life in different countries.

Further information: 

Rita Kostama rkostama@gmail.com and Silvia Saukkonen saukkonen.silvia699@gmail.com


Järvenpää Scouts - Multicultural scouts activity

järvenpää Scouts offers scouts activity, that's open for children, youth and adults from all different backrounds. The scout troop wants to see people from different backrounds to do things together.

Further information:

email: jscoutit (at) gmail.com

tel +358 40 5271779  Franceska Bergström / Troop leader


MLL Friend for an immigrant mum - activity

Hey you, mother who have immigrated here.

Would you like to learn to speak Finnish better? Would you like to get a friend from a Finnish woman and spend some time with her?

Through MLL Southern District you can get to know a Finnish woman. "Friend for an immigrant mum" coordinators seek Finnish-speaking women and immigrant mums to be friends with. Children are welcome to join the activity.

Further information:
Coordinator of Family activities Tanja Aakko, tel. 044 2810 709, tanja.aakko@mll.fi