Midsummer Festival

Mid­sum­mer 2017: Fin­land 100!

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

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 17 — Sun­day June 18, 2017
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Day pass only $10 • Free for chil­dren under 16 • Free park­ing

High­lights:
JUNE 17 10:00 am to 6:00pm; Fam­i­ly Fes­ti­val 6pm to 11pm Bon­fire Dance
JUNE 18: 10am – 4pm; 2pm Wife Car­ry­ing
Details will be on the Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val web­site.

Kaffestue

Nor­we­gian con­ver­sa­tion and cof­fee Fri­days after Seniors’ Lunch.  Every­one is wel­come – learn­ing Nor­we­gian? Have com­pa­ny from Nor­way? Bring them along! Stop by to share cof­fee, treats and top­ics.

Date: Fri­day May 12th
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Nor­way Room
Con­tact: For info or to con­firm dates, stat hol­i­days, etc. con­tact Eva Lindzen 604 581‑3376 or elindzen@nullshaw.ca
Want e-mail reminders & noti­fi­ca­tion of changes to sched­ule? Email to judithanderson@nullshaw.ca

Midsummer Festival — Craft and Commercial Tables SOLD OUT

midsummer pole

The Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val, in its 22nd year, attracts thou­sands of vis­i­tors.

The Craft and Com­mer­cial tables are now sold out. The ven­dors will be noti­fied by Fri­day May 26th.

Vol­un­teer posi­tions are still open. If you would like to vol­un­teer For the MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL June 17th and 18th, 2017
vis­it the Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer web­site at: http://www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com/volunteers/
or email Robert Oberg @ roberg@nulltelus.net

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 17 — Sun­day June 18, 2017
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Day pass only $10 • Free for chil­dren under 16 • Free park­ing

High­lights:
JUNE 17 10:00 am to 6:00pm; Fam­i­ly Fes­ti­val 6pm to 11pm Bon­fire Dance
JUNE 18: 10am – 4pm; 2pm Wife Car­ry­ing

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, May 12, 2017
Time: Noon
Cost: $3 if you bring a plate of sand­wich­es, cakes or cook­ies to share, OR $8 if you prefer not to bring food.
Please help us out by bring­ing a plate of food.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294‑0749 or by  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Urban Plan­ning Lessons from Europe & Beyond pre­sent­ed by: Michael Geller, Archi­tect AIBC, FCIP, RPP

Date: Wednes­day, May 10, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Join Michael Geller for an infor­ma­tive dis­cus­sion of how lessons from Europe and beyond can influ­ence archi­tec­ture, plan­ning and den­si­ty in Van­cou­ver. Michael is a Van­cou­ver based archi­tect, plan­ner, real estate con­sul­tant and prop­er­ty devel­op­er with four decades’ expe­ri­ence in the pub­lic, pri­vate and insti­tu­tion­al sec­tors. He is Pres­i­dent of the Geller Group and serves as an Adjunct Pro­fes­sor in SFU’s Cen­tre for Sus­tain­able Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment, and an affil­i­ate of UBC’s Mas­ters in Urban Design pro­gram. The Geller Group com­pris­es Michael Geller & Asso­ciates Lim­it­ed (MGAL), active in plan­ning and real estate con­sult­ing; Laneway Cot­tages Inc. which is seek­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties to devel­op laneway hous­ing around the region; and Geller Prop­er­ties Inc., a builder of small, ‘niche’ res­i­den­tial projects includ­ing apart­ments for peo­ple who do not want to live in apart­ments.

Michael first vis­it­ed Scan­di­navia as a young archi­tec­tural stu­dent in 1969 and has returned on numer­ous occa­sions. His most recent vis­it was a tour of four Dan­ish cities in Sum­mer 2016.

Guests are always wel­come! Invite col­leagues, clients, friends and fam­i­ly.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Net­work­ing and social­iz­ing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Deli­cious 3-course Scan­di­na­vian din­ner:
Starter:  Her­ring and salmon on mini rye bread
Main Course:  Dan­ish open-faced sand­wich­es
Dessert:  Rasp­ber­ry fro­mage, Tea & Cof­fee
8:15 – 9pm: Fea­tured pre­sen­ta­tion and a brief ques­tion and answer peri­od

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price (after mid­night Mon­day May 8th):   Mem­ber $45;  Non-mem­ber $50
Please note that all din­ner prices have increased $5 effec­tive April 2017.
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Reg­is­ter online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, Mas­ter­Card, or Amer­i­can Express accept­ed (secure third-par­ty pay­ment gate­way is Pay­Pal™, a Pay­Pal account is not nec­es­sary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or cred­it card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604–484-8238, or con­tact a cur­rent SBC board mem­ber, with the names and num­ber of peo­ple in your par­ty.

Finn Fun Year End Party

Date: May 9, 2017
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Con­tact:  Mirka Nyp­peli at mirka.nyppeli@nullgmail.com or 778–318-4924

Ter­ve­tu­loa Suomi-koulum­me kevätjuh­laan toukoku­un 9. klo. 6–8pm. Lapset esi­in­tyvät ja lopus­sa on kaikille kakkua. Tuothan tul­lessasi myös jonkun tar­jot­ta­van nyyt­tikesti tyyli­in. Kaikki ter­ve­tulleita!

Wel­come to our Finn­fun School year end par­ty that is being held on May the 9th , 6–8pm. Chil­dren will per­form and then there’s cake and potluck after­wards. If you can bring a dish to share, that would be great! Every­body wel­come!

 

 

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

CLEAN ENERGY. EVERYWHERE. FOREVER.
GENERAL FUSION IS TRANSFORMING THE WORLD’S ENERGY SUPPLY WITH CLEAN, SAFE, AND ABUNDANT FUSION ENERGY

Date: Wednes­day, June 14, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

DR. MICHEL LABERGE, FOUNDER AND CHIEF SCIENTIST
Gen­er­al Fusion was found­ed in 2002 with a goal to trans­form the world’s ener­gy sup­ply by devel­op­ing the fastest, most prac­ti­cal, and cost-com­pet­i­tive path to com­mer­cial fusion pow­er.
In 2006, Dr. Michel Laberge com­plet­ed proof-of-prin­ci­ple exper­i­ments, and with the sup­port of lead­ing ven­ture cap­i­tal firms, Gen­er­al Fusion began build­ing a team that today is rec­og­nized as a glob­al lead­er in com­mer­cial fusion ener­gy.
The com­pa­ny has now grown to a team of near­ly 50 sci­en­tists at its world class lab­o­ra­to­ries in Burn­aby, just out­side Van­cou­ver, where it is devel­op­ing the key com­po­nents of the world’s first fusion pow­er plant.
Times New Roman;”>General Fusion has been rec­og­nized glob­al­ly for its work in clean ener­gy tech­nol­o­gy, and is a mem­ber of the Clean­tech Glob­al 100 (2014, 2015, 2016/17) as well as the recip­i­ent of numer­ous Cana­di­an and inter­na­tion­al clean­tech awards. In the media, Dr. Laberge’s 2014 TED Talk about fusion ener­gy has attract­ed over one mil­lion view­ers, and the com­pa­ny has been fea­tured in pub­li­ca­tions such as TIME Mag­a­zine, Sci­en­tific Amer­i­can and BBC Hori­zons.

Guests are always wel­come! Invite col­leagues, clients, friends and fam­i­ly.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Net­work­ing and social­iz­ing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Din­ner
Main Course:  Catered by Vera’s Burg­ers.
All you can eat BBQ Burg­ers – Hot Dogs – Veg­gie Burg­ers + 2 sal­ad options
Dessert, Tea & Cof­fee
8:15 – 9pm: Fea­tured pre­sen­ta­tion and a brief ques­tion and answer peri­od

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price (after mid­night Mon­day May 8th):   Mem­ber $45;  Non-mem­ber $50
Please note that all din­ner prices have increased $5 effec­tive April 2017.
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Reg­is­ter online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, Mas­ter­Card, or Amer­i­can Express accept­ed (secure third-par­ty pay­ment gate­way is Pay­Pal™, a Pay­Pal account is not nec­es­sary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or cred­it card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604–484-8238, or con­tact a cur­rent SBC board mem­ber, with the names and num­ber of peo­ple in your par­ty.

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