Scandinavian Club Night

Scandinavian Meet and Greet. Come and relax, meet people from the community, listen to music, play quizzes and have some tasty food.

Date: Friday February 23, 2018

Time: 6.30pm

Contact: Åsa  604-988-9882 to RSVP or if you have any questions.

Cost: No admission. Food $10 (chili, salad and dessert) available. Everybody is welcome. Please let us know if you would like to have food, we want to make sure we make enough for everyone. Cash payment at the event.

NHS Raspeball Dinner

RaspeballEnjoy a Taste of Norway – Everyone is welcome to Norwegian House Society’s always popular

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

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time: 3pm Happy Hour, 4pm Dinner
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets only $25. Purchase by Tuesday February 13th.
Contact: Carol Walters 778-319-6696

Please make cheques payable to: Norwegian House Society

VOLUNTEERS?? contact: Ron Stubbings



Vancouver Finlandia Club Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Vancouver Finlandia Club will be held on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time: 2pm
Place: Finnish Room at the Scandinavian Community Centre

Genealogy Meeting

Date: February 17, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Centre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

Sulky, Rowdy, Rude?: Why Kids really act out and what to do about it

Sulky, Rowdy, Rude? Why kids really act out and what to do about it 

A lecture by psychologist Bo Hejlskov Elvén sponsored by SWEA Vancouver

Location:  Big hall at the Scandinavian Centre, 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby BC

Day & Date: Saturday, Feb 17, 2018

Time:  9.30-11.30AM

Contact:  Lena

Danish psychologist Bo Hejlskov Elvén is a well-known expert working with the so called Low Arousal Approach and has together with Swedish writer Tina Wiman written the book Sulky, Rowdy, Rude?: Why Kids really act out and what to do about it. Hejlskov’s personal and professional experience is that children with behavioural issues often have problems to regulate their emotions, and that the Low Arousal Approach makes them calmer and gives them self-control. The method creates trust and collaboration between children and parents, and builds a stronger relationship over time than traditional methods.

Children go through difficult phases and this is a natural part of growing up. Conflicts and arguments are nothing exceptional, but rather a part of everyday family life. There are however ways parents can create a consistent and effective structure, which will yield a better response in their children. Based on years of experience working with children, including those with special needs, Bo Hejlskov will describe how you can structure your parenting around the Low Arousal Approach. With many creative suggestions and real-life examples, this lecture by Bo Hejlskov Elvén has the potential to change family life for the better.

The presentation is open to the public and free to attend, but registration is required. Register by sending an email to Seats are limited so make sure you sign up before-hand. A wait list will be organised if needed.

Buy the book on the Canadian Amazon.

Midsummer meeting

Date: Thursday February 15, 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre

Come and join the planning meeting for Scandinavian Midsummer Festival June 23 & 24, 2018

Bridge Tournament

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

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

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 various sports activities. Everyone welcome.

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