Canadian Friends of Finland Sunday Afternoon Movie

Date: Sun­day Octo­ber 28, 2018
Time: 2pm
Where: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Cost: By dona­tion
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back (604) 294‑3715,

Finnish film with Eng­lish sub­ti­tles.  Admis­sion by dona­tion.  Refresh­ments.

Dance workshop

Scandinavian Dancers

Scan­di­na­vian Dancers’ 10th annu­al Fall work­shop with vis­it­ing teach­ers Lisa Brooks and Ross Schip­per fea­tur­ing dances from Swe­den and Nor­way

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 27, 2018



9:30 cof­fee
10–12:30 Work­shop 1
12:30 Lunch
1:30–5:00 2nd Work­shop 2
5:00 Hap­py Hour
6:00 Din­ner
7:30 Danc­ing!


Work­shops: $20/each
Din­ner and dance: $50
Full meal deal: $85

Here is the Scan­di­na­vian Dancers 2018 WORKSHOP Fly­er for your fridge or your friends, includ­ing a print-and-mail-in reg­is­tra­tion form, in Acro­bat pdf for­mat.

Vis­it our Scan­di­na­vian Dancers of Van­cou­ver web­site.

CANCELLED: Traditional Danish Fall Dinner instead of the Auction

Tra­di­tion­al Dan­ish Fall Din­ner instead of the Auc­tion

Kro­plat­te,  kon­di­tork­ager, Cof­fee or Tea. Dance to the enter­tain­ment of the Sil­ver Stars.

Date: Fri­day Octo­ber 26, 2018
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Din­ner 7 pm.
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost & Con­tact: Tick­ets $30 Please buy your tick­et by Octo­ber 22nd from Ebba Grey 604–990-3550. Mail your cheque payable to Dan­ish House Soci­ety to Dan­ish House Soci­ety, 6540 Thomas Street, Burn­a­by V5B 4P9.

Vancouver Finlandia Club Special General Meeting

A Spe­cial Gen­er­al Meet­ing of the Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club will be held on Thurs­day Octo­ber 25, 2018 to intro­duce and approve the revised VFC bylaws that have been updat­ed to con­form to the New Soci­eties Act.

Date: Thurs­day, Octo­ber 25, 2018
Time: 7pm
Place: Finnish Room at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre

FHS looking for Midsummer volunteers

Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val 2019

Fin­land House Soci­ety is seek­ing:


Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor    TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED

Duties of the Vil­lage May­or

Attend Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val plan­ning meet­ings held at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre

Report to Fin­land House Soci­ety Board of Direc­tors

Plan the set-up, and look of the Vil­lage, with­in the theme that the Mid­sum­mer Com­mit­tee decides

Work with the office regard­ing ven­dors with­in the Finnish vil­lage

Liase with ven­dors

Liase with Fin­land Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor

Duties of the Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor

Attend Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val plan­ning meet­ings

Report to Fin­land House Soci­ety Board of Direc­tors

Work with Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor to pro­vide Finnish vol­un­teers for gen­er­al areas

Work with Vil­lage May­or to pro­vide Vil­lage vol­un­teers

Work with Enter­tain­ment Com­mit­tee regard­ing anthem singers and flag bear­ers

Work with pro­gram com­mit­tee for con­tent per­tain­ing to Fin­land

Please con­tact: Pauli Juok­su Pres­i­dent Fin­land House Soci­ety

Phone: 604–862-0765

Scandinavian Baking Class

Princess Cake

Wednes­day Octo­ber 24 at 7pm

Class will be in the main kitchen at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre

min­i­mum 9, max 12 stu­dents — Price $50/student

Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and one cake to take home.

Please send me an email  and e-trans­fer to reg­is­ter,


Varden Lodge Special Event

It is time to cel­e­brate. Var­den Lodge #19 is host­ing a Spe­cial Event Cel­e­brat­ing Ron Stub­bings, the first Cana­di­an elect­ed as the Sons of Nor­way Inter­na­tion­al Pres­i­dent.

Date: Sun­day Octo­ber 20th, 2018

Time: Bar opens 4pm. Din­ner 5pm

Cost: Tick­ets $30 per per­son

Con­tact: Call Bruce or Susan Strang 604–201-1664 or e-mail by Octo­ber 15th.