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Canadian Friends of Finland Celebration of the Art and Life of Akseli Gallen-Kallela

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Canadian Friends of Finland Celebration of the Art and Life of Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Date: Sunday February 7, 2016
Time: 2 pm 
Cost: Admission by donation. Refreshments

Join us in a presentation of a celebration of the art and life of the great Finnish Painter, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, who was born in 1865, the same year as Jean Sibelius and another great Finnish artist, Pekka Halonen.

Bob Poutt and his son Ron, an artist himself, will explore Gallen-Kallela’s upbringing and training as ...

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ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team 2016!

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ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team 2016!

ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team! Once again we have entered a tem in the Vancouver Sun Run, and we need team members! This fun annual run takes place in downtown Vancouver on April 19th at 9 am. It's one of Canada's largest 10 km runs, and you can be part of it! As an added incentive, Scansports will pay $15 of your entry fee.

ScanSports will pay $15 of your entry fee!
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Midsummer Festival Craft Fair 2016

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Midsummer Festival Craft Fair 2016

 June 18  and 19, 2016.

The Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, in its 21st year, attracts thousands of visitors. We are now looking for crafters who can offer us something special and exciting, be it traditional crafts with an innovative twist of something culturally relevant.

We offer you a craft table at our festival for TWO days for just just $99.75 (includes all applicable taxes).  The festival will be...

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Nordic Knitting Classes – everyone welcome

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Nordic Knitting Classes – everyone welcome

Series of 6 weekly classes. Bring your current project or start a new one with instructor Bea’s help

Dates: Sundays, January 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm, starts right after Kaffestue
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, Norwegian Room
Cost: $20
Contact: Register with instructor Bea Jacobsen,  tel. 604-790-3533 bearay@shaw.ca

Organized by Norwegian House Society. All national...

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FHS Scholarship Fundraiser

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FHS Scholarship Fundraiser

This not-to-be missed fundraising event is back by popular demand.

Silent auction, lots of items to bid on!

Entertainment, Musical entertainment by local musicians
Food available from 7.00pm,  $10.00/person

Date: Friday February 12, 2016
Time: The doors will open at 6.30 p.m. with food available from 7.00 p.m. Silent auction from 6:30 to 8:45. Entertainment at 7:15.
Location: Scandinavian Commun...

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NHS Raspeball Dinner

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NHS Raspeball Dinner

Enjoy a Taste of Norway - Everyone is welcome to Norwegian House Society’s always popular
RASPEBALL DINNER (Klubb, Komle)

Homemade Norwegian potato balls even better than Mormor used to make. Served with meat, turnips, carrots, bacon bits & syrup, buttermilk.

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Time: 3pm Happy Hour, 4pm Dinner
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets only $25. Purchase by ...

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Bridge Tournament

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Bridge Tournament

Varden Lodge, Sons of Norway, are holding a Partner Contract Bridge Tournament.

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Schedule:
9am -  Coffee, muffins and registration
10am -  Play Bridge - five rounds
1pm - Hot lunch will be served
2pm -  Bridge continues with five more rounds
Cost: $25 per person
Contact: Vivian or Helen 604 521-6714
All cash prizes.

Money raised to be used for educational grants a...

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