Norwegian Family Christmas and Children’s Crafts Area SOLD OUT

Santa Claus Vector Clip-artNor­we­gian Fam­ily Christ­mas and Children’s Crafts Area
Scandinavian choir performing. Sing favourite Car­ols around the Christ­mas Tree. Norwegian-style rice pudding, Christmas treats, coffee and juice, and goodie bags for the children. Children’s craft activ­ity and goodie bags all included in the admission cost.

Date: Wednes­day, Decem­ber 13, 2017
Time: 6.30 pm Pro­gram Start; Kids Craft area from 6 pm.
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Mem­bers $12; Non-member adult guests $15; children $8.
Con­tact: Please reserve by Decem­ber 8th by call­ing Sonja 604–522-4567 or send . Remember to advise # adults, children’s names, ages & if boy or girl.

Sponsored and organized by Norwegian House Society. Everyone is invited to join us. You don’t have to bring children to join the festivities!

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.


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


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.

Torskeklubben Julefest

Torskeklubben dancersTorskeklubben Christmas Dinner Dance Ladies Night – Everyone welcome.

Date: Friday, November 24, 2017
Time: Happy Hour 6pm, Dinner 7pm, Dance 9pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: $40 per person
Contact:  Tor Olufsen 604-294-0749; Bent Nielsen 604-321-3392 or Inge Norringseth 778-291-2720

If paying by cheque mail cheque to: Bent Nielsen, 1872 East 61st Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5P 2K1. Cheque payable to Torskeklubben.

Please buy tickets in advance. Last year this event sold out.

Fall Clean-Up

This is a great way to meet the other volunteers, and to get to know the Centre from top to bottom!

Date: Saturday November 4, 2017
When: 8:30am – 3pm. Breakfast by the Finnish War Veterans at 8:30.  Lunch provided by Norwegian House at 12.30pm.
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Please let us know in advance if you will be coming and if you will be joining us for breakfast and/or lunch. Phone 604-294-2777 or

Bring rakes, leaf blowers, buckets & rags, even vacuums. Indoor & outdoor jobs for all ages Rain or shine We always appreciate as much help as possible.

Thank you in advance!


KroAften, Danish House Society’s Club Night BY RESERVATION ONLY

Date: November 3, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smørrebrod is served at 7pm
Contact: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or by
Danish House Society’s Club Night

Meet 6’ish to get your meal tickets and table number and enjoy a drink. Smørrebrod is served at 7 pm. To reserve: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or email You MUST BOOK and order your open faced sandwiches by the Monday 6pm of the same week. This popular event books up quickly so call early!

Enjoy a fine selection of open faced sandwiches, dessert, coffee and tea. Wash down with Snaps and Carlsberg.

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