The 18th Annual Swedish Crayfish Party

Scandinavian Centre

The 18th Annual Swedish Crayfish Party

Date: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 Time: 6pm Location: Scandinavian Community Centre Cost: presale $45.00, At the door: $60 Contact: Vancouver@nullswea.org

Time for crayfish! Traditionally,  a Swedish crayfish party takes place in the end of the summer. Crayfish parties have spread to all the Nordic countries and are generally held during August. This tradition was started because crayfish harvesting in Sweden was, for most of …

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Office CLOSED August 23 and August 25, 2016

Scandinavian Centre

The office will be closed these two dates: Tuesday, August 23 and Thursday, August 25.…

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Midsummer Festival Lottery Winners 2016

Scandinavian Centre

Midsummer Festival Lottery tickets have been drawn Sunday June 19, 2016 4 pm onstage at the Midsummer Festival

All Winners have been notified.

Proceeds support Nordic Cultural Activities

1st Prize: $2,000: Ticket #5765 Denise Finamore Sponsored by Jim Pattison Volvo of Surrey

 2nd Prize: $500 Cash: Ticket # 5057 Berit Sverre *Donated by Danish House Society

 3rd Prize: $500 Cash: Ticket #1249  Olaf Folkersen …

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Midsummer Festival

Scandinavian Centre

Midsummer Festival

Thank you to all who came to the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival 2016: 20 Years of the Scandinavian Centre! And a huge big thank you to all our hard working volunteers!

Saturday featured included on-stage entertainment, Market Place, children’s games, Viking Village, raising the May Pole, cultural displays, Scandinavian food. Sunday featured a pancake breakfast and the famous wife-carrying contest.

Date: Sat­ur­day, …

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Midsummer Festival Craft Fair 2016 IS SOLD OUT

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Midsummer Festival Craft Fair 2016 IS SOLD OUT

 Festival dates: June 18  and 19, 2016.

Deadline for applications was Monday May 16. The Festival is sold out. The vendors will be notified by Friday May 27.

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 …

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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, June 23, 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 …

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Spring Clean-Up THANK YOU!

Scandinavian Centre

Spring Clean-Up THANK YOU!

A huge big thank you to all the volunteers, who came to our clean up day! The food, both breakfast and lunch were wonderful, and much enjoyed by all.

Date: Saturday May 7, 2016 When: 8:30am – 3pm. Breakfast by the Finnish War Veterans at 8:30.  Lunch provided by Iceland House at 12.30pm. Where: Scandinavian Community Centre Contact: Please let us know …

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