Scandinavian Seniors Christmas Lunch

Date: Fri­day, Decem­ber 8, 2017
Time: Noon
Cost: $15/each
Come and enjoy a fes­tive Christ­mas lunch.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294‑0749 or by


Icelandic Christmas Bake & CRAFT Sale

Date: Sun­day, Decem­ber 3, 2017
Time: 10 am — 12.30 pm
Cost: Free to enter; baked goods are for sale, as are lun­cheon items.
Con­tact: Nao­mi Dyer 604–467-1103 or

Pre-Sales will include Hangikjöt and Rúllupyl­sa only and can be col­lect­ed at the Bake Sale. Please con­tact Nao­mi.

Cred­it Cards are no longer accept­ed. Pay­ment by Cash or Cheque only.

Craft Tables – con­tact Anna Bjar­na­son at 604–526-6775 or

Hard Fisk Café opens at 9 a.m. Have your break­fast cof­fee and treat and a vis­it with friends before the sale starts: Vínarter­ta, klein­ur, pön­nukökur, and rúllupyl­sa or hangikjöt on brown bread or flatkökur

Bake Sale: 10 a.m.—12:30 p.m.

We will have many more vinarter­ta, hangikjöt (triple-smoked) and rúllupyl­sa than last year.  For Sale: Vínarter­ta, klein­ur, pön­nukökur, lifrarpyl­sa, rúllupyl­sa, hangikjöt, brown bread, harð­fiskur


Icelandic Children’s Christmas Party



Date: Sun­day, Decem­ber 3, 2017
Time: 2pm to 3.30pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: There is a charge of $10 to off­set costs. Please bring some­thing for the food table
Con­tact: Please sub­mit children’s name to Jana 604 943 6027 or e-mail no lat­er than the morn­ing of Wednes­day Novem­ber 30th

Scandinavian Business Club’s Annual Christmas Dinner and Dance


Date: Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 2nd, 2017
Time: 6pm for Choir and glögg, to 1am
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Mer­ry Christ­mas Glædelig Jul – Hyvää Joulua – Gleði­leg Jól – Gledelig Jul – God Jul

  • Beau­ti­ful Christ­mas car­ols by the fab­u­lous Runeberg Cho­rus
  • A fab­u­lous glass of glögg to warm you up on a cold evening
  • A fab­u­lous tra­di­tion­al Scan­di­na­vian Christ­mas smörgås­bord!
    • Fea­tur­ing two her­ring sta­tions to start and deli­cious desserts fol­low­ing
  • Fab­u­lous live musi­cal enter­tain­ment and danc­ing with the fab­u­lous S-Bahn, check out their web­site

Ear­ly Bird Price (reg­is­ter by Wednes­day Nov. 15th):  Adult (19+) = $70 ; Teen (13–18) = $40
Reg­u­lar Price (reg­is­tra­tion clos­es Mon­day Nov. 27th): Adult (19+) = $80; Teen (13–18) = $50
Chil­dren 12 and under are free

Spe­cial meal con­sid­er­a­tions can­not be accom­mo­dat­ed (includ­ing veg­an, gluten free, etc.)

6 – 7pm:                     Social­iz­ing hour with glögg and the Runeberg Cho­rus
7 – 9pm:                     Tra­di­tion­al Scan­di­na­vian Smörgås­bord Din­ner
                                    Fea­tur­ing two her­ring sta­tions to start and deli­cious desserts fol­low­ing
9 – 12pm:                   Musi­cal enter­tain­ment and danc­ing with the always enter­tain­ing S-Bahn Band

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

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!! (lat­est by Mid­night Mon­day Novem­ber 27th)

Reg­is­ter online! It’s fast, easy and secure!

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay online: 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, 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.

Do join us for this fun and fes­tive Christ­mas cel­e­bra­tion. Every­one is wel­come!

Swedish Baking Classes

Lussebullar/Saffron buns Mon­day Novem­ber 27 7–9pm
min­i­mum 6, max 10 stu­dents. Price $25/student
Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and about 6 saf­fron buns to take home.

Vörtbröd/Christmas bread Wednes­day Novem­ber 29 7–9pm
min­i­mum 6, max 10 stu­dents. Price $25/student
Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and one loaf of bread to take home.

Pepparkakor/Ginger cook­ies Mon­day Decem­ber 4 7–9pm
min­i­mum 6, max 8 stu­dents. Price $25/student
Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and cook­ies to take home.

Marzi­pan fig­ures
min­i­mum 6, max 12 stu­dents.  Price $25/student
Course includes: 2 hours class and 150g of marzi­pan fig­ures to take home.

To start we will offer these class­es. If there is a demand for it, we will offer more on Dec 6 and 11 as well.


Please send an email to reg­is­ter to San­dra Ben­holm-Che­ung Once you have done that I will con­firm, and you can send the pay­ment by inter­act E trans­fer.


Scandinavian Craft Fair


Arts and Crafts – Baked Goods – Christ­mas Good­ies — Refresh­ments and much much more!

The annu­al Scan­di­na­vian Craft Fair at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre, host­ed by the Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club. Lots of local ven­dors, Finnish & Scan­di­na­vian crafts and mer­chan­dise, plus your favourite baked goods!

Scan­di­na­vian Deli will be open for lunch.

Free entry and free park­ing!

Date: Sun­day Novem­ber 26, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admis­sion
Con­tact: Riit­ta or Ron at 604–941-0760 or

Please note the Craft Tables are sold out.

Genealogy Meeting

Date: Novem­ber 25, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

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