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Summer Terrace (July 3)

Satisfy your lust for life in common with an iced latte and a slice of banana cake on Saturday July 3 at Lymy (Pengerkatu 6, Helsinki) from noon to 4pm. Takeaway and limited seating outside (with possibility to use restroom inside). MobilePay preferred.

Solidarity evening with Azat Miftakhov (June 16)

Azat Miftakhov is a Tatar-Russian anarchist, talented mathematician and a PhD student in Moscow State University. He is sentenced for 6 years in prison for the breaking of an office window of “United Russia” – the ruling party.

The persecution of Azat Miftakhov is part of politically motivated repressions against anarchists and all Russian opposition. His case sparked outrage both in Russia and abroad. An international mathematical community has announced 16.6 “The Azat Miftakhov Day”.

We will hold our solidarity evening in Lymy at 16.00 – 18.00
Pengerkatu 6, Helsinki.

During the event there is a possibility to sign post cards for political prisoners and learn more about the repressions in Russia.

We will have food and hot drinks for sale, cash only. Collected money will go to support Azat and other political prisoners in Russia.

About Azat Miftakhov’s case:

Miftakhov is a well-known anarchist in Moscow and he never hid his political views. Before the arrest he received threats from several telegram pages believed to be connected with Russian security forces. Those publications included a photo of his passport, insults and advises to “not blow up”. Shortly after, Azat has been arrested under suspicion of manufacturing an explosive device. He was tortured at the police station with a drill to testify against himself. He had to cut his wrists in a suicide attempt to put an end to the tortures and get medical assistance. After three days Azat was released since the court found no evidence to justify his detention. He was immediately arrested again in the backyard of the police station and accused for breaking an office window of the United Russia political party.

That incident happened a year earlier on January 31.2018 when an unknown group broke the window and threw a smoke bomb into one of the offices of Putin’s ruling party. It was filmed and the video went viral on social media, especially in anarchists groups.

The evidence of Miftakhov involvement was based on testimonies of 2 secret witnesses. One of them goes in the case by the nickname “Petrov”. He claimed that during the night’s attack on the office Miftakhov wore a mask, but he recognized him by his “distinctive eyebrows”. Unfortunately “Petrov” died 15 January 2020, from “trauma” of the heart, but this only became known during the court hearings in autumn of 2020. The court issued the testimonies valid.

During the “investigation process” of both criminal cases about the explosives and broken window, more than dozen activists were arrested, several young people were tortured, and at least 3 had to flee Russia to avoid unjust prosecution.

On 18 January 2021, the court found Miftakhov guilty of hooliganism under motives of hate and sentenced him to six years in a penal colony, as the prosecution had proposed, while handing the two other defendants, Elena Gorban to four years of probation and Andrey Eykin to two years of probation, with four years and three years of suspended sentences. Azat pleaded not guilty, but never condemned the action itself.

Azat Miftakhov has been detained since February 2019. Despite that he continued to work on his mathematical research and published several scientific articles.

More information:

Organized by Toveriverkosto

A Killjoy Manifesto by Sara Ahmed (audiozine)

Lymy presents 𝘈 𝘒𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘫𝘰𝘺 𝘔𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘧𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘰 — an audiozine that contains a slightly abridged reading of its namesake chapter from Sara Ahmed’s book Living a Feminist Life (Duke University Press 2017).

Audio by Ina Kauranen
Video by Niko Tii Nurmi Sipiläinen

Friend’s Day Street Café on Feb 13

On Saturday February 13 — ystävänpäivä (friend’s day) eve — from noon to 16 Lymy continues its work towards being and creating a more liveable neighborhood, being a nest for new and old friendships as well as autonomous organizing.

Despite the ongoing pandemic, we believe that by meeting each other, even once in a while outside, we can continue to develop what a world worth living in would look like. By finding forms of being and acting together, we can transform our relationships and develop new forms of life in common.

The street café consists of a hangout on the sidewalk with some chairs, music, warm drinks and waffles (MobilePay preferred).

“Love and friendship tell us about the value of quality over quantity: the collective body composed of other bodies does not increase its potencia according to the mere quantity of its individual components, but in relation to the intensity of the tie that unites them.” – Colectivo Situaciones


We ask everyone to keep safety distances and most importantly not to attend the event if they feel sick or feel that they might’ve been exposed.

We also ask everyone who comes to the event to not assume consent for anything from anyone, including being photographed.

Autumn Veranda — The Spice Must Flow (Nov 14)

If you haven’t yet, now is the time to get your UGG boots and other cozy winter garments out of summer storage.

Welcome to our second Autumn Veranda — an outdoor pop-up café on the sidewalk in front of Lymy (Pengerkatu 6) on Saturday (November 14) from noon to 4 pm. Serving pumpkin spice latte for 4,50€ and double espresso for 2€ (exact change or MobilePay preferred). Limited seating outside or takeaway in paper cup with the possibility to use an indoor bathroom. Note: Weather permitting!

𝒫𝓊𝓂𝓅𝓀𝒾𝓃 𝓈𝓅𝒾𝒸𝑒 𝓁𝒾𝒻𝑒 𝒾𝓃 𝒸𝑜𝓂𝓂𝑜𝓃

Autumn Veranda — Pumpkin Spice Life in Common (Oct 31)

If you haven’t yet, now is the time to get your UGG boots and other cozy winter garments out of summer storage.

Welcome to our first Autumn Veranda — an outdoor pop-up café on the sidewalk in front of Lymy (Pengerkatu 6) on Saturday (October 31) from noon to 4 pm. Serving pumpkin spice latte for 4,50€ and double espresso for 2€ (exact change or MobilePay preferred). Limited seating outside or takeaway in paper cup with the possibility to use an indoor bathroom.

𝒯𝒽𝑒 𝓈𝓅𝒾𝒸𝑒 𝓂𝓊𝓈𝓉 𝒻𝓁𝑜𝓌

Rags to Commons — Fall Clothing Swap (Sep 12)

Welcome to our fall clothing swap on September 12 at 12-16. It will be held on the sidewalk in front of Lymy (with the option to sit inside). The concept is simple: bring and/or take clothes.

While you browse or wait for new arrivals, you can enjoy a latte for 4€ or a double espresso for 2€ (exact change or MobilePay preferred). We also sell coffee to go in paper cups.

Left over clothes will be saved for the next clothing swap or donated away. You are also of course welcome to take your pieces back at the end of the clothing swap.

𝒪𝓃𝑒 𝒸𝑒𝒶𝓈𝑒𝓈 𝓉𝑜 𝒷𝑒 𝓅𝑜𝑜𝓇 𝒶𝓈 𝓈𝑜𝑜𝓃 𝒶𝓈 𝑜𝓃𝑒 𝒷𝑒𝑔𝒾𝓃𝓈 𝓉𝑜 𝑔𝑒𝓉 𝑜𝓇𝑔𝒶𝓃𝒾𝓏𝑒𝒹

Late Summer Terrace on August 29

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On the sidewalk in front of Lymy (Pengerkatu 6) on Saturday August 29th from noon to 4 pm with the option to sit inside. Serving iced latte for 4€ and double espresso for 2€ (exact change or MobilePay preferred). Limited seating or takeout in paper cup.


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13.8.2020: Ilmastotoimintaa syksyllä – Ende Gelände! Climate Action in the Autumn – Ende Gelände!

(in English below)

Ende Gelände on massamuotoiseen suoraan toimintaan perustuva liike ilmasto-oikeudenmukaisuuden puolesta ja kapitalismia vastaan. Liike on järjestänyt vuodesta 2015 alkaen lukuisia aktioita Euroopassa. Viime vuonna Ende Gelände Finland järjesti yhteismatkan Helsingistä Saksaan Reininmaalle tapahtumaan, jossa pysäytettiin hetkellisesti RWE-yhtiön hiilikaivosten toiminta. Seuraava iso aktio järjestetään syyskuussa 2020, ja Ende Gelände Finland järjestää taas tapahtumaan yhteiskuljetuksen.

Infotapahtumassa käydään läpin Ende Geländen taustoja ja toimintaa ja kerrotaan tämän syksyn tulevista tapahtumista.
Tapahtuma alkaa torstaina 13.8. klo 18 Lymyssä (Pengerkatu 6, Helsinki) esitelmällä, jonka jälkeen on mahdollisuus kysymyksille ja keskustelulle.

Järjestää Ende Gelände Finland

Ende Gelände is a movement based on mass direct action struggling for climate justice and against capitalism. Since 2015 the movement has organised numerous actions in Europe. Last year Ende Gelände Finland organised a common transportation from Helsinki to Rheinland, Germany, to an event where the activity of coal mines of the RWE company was blocked temporarily. The next big action will be organised in September 2020, and Ende Gelände is again organising a common transportation to the event.

The information event will cover the background and actions of Ende Gelände and tell about the upcoming events of this autumn. The event will start on Thursday 13.8. at 6 pm in Lymy (Pengerkatu 6, Helsinki) with a presentation and questions and discussion afterwards.

Organized by Ende Gelände Finland