Women in Historic Preservation: 3-5 p.m., Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth.

Questions may be directed to AAHS board member Michelle Marchetti Coughlin at [email protected] Great Futures Gala: -11 p.m., Lombardo’s, 6 Billings St., Randolph.

A distinction between urban, industrialized, coastal southwestern Finland and the rural interior northeast is an important historical and regional division in terms of culture and identity.

Chowder supper: - p.m., United Church of Christ, 10 Bedford St., Abington.

Slated to appear, in no particular order, are: Divided Life, Degrader, Regime, Hivemind, Dividing Skies, Burn Book, Cold Dayz and Ryse.

Beyond the Arctic Circle, forests give way to barren fells, extensive bogs, rugged mountains, and the large rivers of Lapland.

Continental weather systems produce harsh cold winters that last up to seven months in the interior eastern and northern districts, yet long summer days permit farming far to the north.

In the twentieth century, a falling birthrate and emigration led to very low population growth.

Dramatic internal migration accompanied an economic transformation between the 1950s and the mid-1970s, when agriculture and the forestry industry were rapidly mechanized.

Kaufman and Moss Hart’s three-act comedic masterpiece.

For fans of science fiction, fantasy, superheroes, Star Wars, manga and anime.

Despite these distinctions, most citizens strongly believe that they share a common culture and heritage. Finland is bordered on the east by Russia, on the south by the Gulf of Finland and Estonia, on the west by the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden, and on the north and northwest by Norway.

A quarter of its territory is north of the Arctic Circle.

Four physiographic-biotic regions divide the country. An archipelagic belt embraces the southwestern coastal waters and the Åland Islands.