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Canadian Friends of Finland AGM and Afternoon movie

Scandinavian Centre

Canadian Friends of Finland AGM and Afternoon movie

Date: Sunday September 24, 2017
Time: 1pm AGM: 2pm Film
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: By donation
Contact: Dianne Kilback (604) 294-3715, dkilback@shaw.ca

Please join us for your annual meeting! Please attend and provide your fresh input and suggestions.
Following the meeting stay for coffee and Finnish film with English subtitles. Admission by donation. Refreshments....

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Nordic Knitting Classes – everyone welcome

Scandinavian Centre

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, September 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5
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 na...

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Leif Erikson Day Festival – Focus on Finland

Scandinavian Centre

Leif Erikson Day Festival – Focus on Finland

Leif Erikson Day Festival: Focus on Finland
To honour Leif Erikson; to praise the contributions to Canada of people of Nordic descent; to promote the spirit of discovery
Featuring a Finnish theme with guest speakers, refreshments, cultural displays and entertainment.

Date:  Saturday September 30, 2017
Info: Dianne Kilback: dkilback@shaw.ca

Program:
1pm opening

1.20 Lucas Aykroyd: "Hockey, Heavy Meta...

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Bridge Tournament

Scandinavian Centre

Bridge Tournament

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

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
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 and...

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Vinarterta Baking Class

Scandinavian Centre

Vinarterta Baking Class

Date: Saturday October 14, 2017
Time: 9am to 1pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre main kitchen
Cost: The cost will be $25 which covers the cost of the ingredients.
Plan: A one-day class to teach you how to make complete vinarterta: the prune filling, the ‘cookie’ rounds and how to bake them, put it all together, and you will take the vinarterta home.
Contact: Margaret Bjarnason Amirault e...

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Kongero in Concert

Scandinavian Centre

Kongero in Concert

Date: Sunday October 15, 2017
Time: 1pm to 3pm. Doors open 12.30pm
Cost: Tickets at the door $20. Cash only. Advance tickets available here
Contact: Swedishculturalsociety.ca@gmail.com
We will serve Swedish Fika in the intermission

With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, the highly acclaimed folk vocal group Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of t...

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Traditional Fall Dinner instead of the Auction

Scandinavian Centre

Suppe, Flæskesteg, Dessert, Coffee or Tea
The Tivoli Singers entertain us with 50's Theme Songs

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Dinner 7 pm.
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets $25 Please buy your ticket by October 17th.
Contact: Mail your cheque payable to Danish House Society to Solvejg Nielsen, #1605 - 1245 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, BC, V3M 6J6 or cal...

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