ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team!

ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team! Once again we have entered a team in the Vancouver Sun Run, and we need team members! This fun annual run takes place in downtown Vancouver on April 22nd at 9 am. It’s one of Canada’s largest 10 km runs, and you can be part of it!

Register at
Select “Join an existing team”and search for Scandinavian Centre. Contact for more info.

Early Bird Rate (By February 10) $49 – $15 from Scansports = $34
February 11 – March 31  $57 – $15 from Scansports = $42

At checkout select “Bill to Scansports”, write us a cheque for your Registration fee minus $15. We’ll collect the race bibs and shirts and hand them out before the race!


Celebrating the Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II – SOLD OUT

The Royal Danish Guards Association and the Danish House Society invite you to join them in celebrating the Birthday of her Majesty Queen Margrethe II.
Dance the night away to the golden sounds of The Silver Stars. With dinner featuring Salad, Roasted Nugget Potatoes &  Red Wine Sauce, Vegetable Medley, Roast Pork Tenderloin (platter) Raspberry Mousse Cake with Marzipan, Coffee & Tea.

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time: Bar opens 5.30, Dinner served at 6.30
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets $40 per person. Deadline April 16, 2018.
Contact: For Reservations call Solvejg at 604-549-4923. Please mail your cheque payable to Danish House society to Solvejg Nielsen, #1605-1245 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, BC, V3M 6J6.

Co-sponsored by The Danish Canadian Community Centre of BC.

Genealogy Meeting

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Centre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

SCCS Annual General Meeting

Scandinavian Community Centre AGM

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Time: 7pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre

Nordic Cultural Weekend

Nordic Cultural Weekend 2018: Expand your horizons and learn a new Nordic craft or recipe. Something for all ages from smallest to oldest.

Dates: Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15, 2018
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Sonja Busch

Norwegian Rosemaling & Swedish Kubits Folk painting (2 full days)
Workshop April 14th & 15th at 10 a.m.; cost: $25 pp
Instructor: Aaslaug Boulier

Danish Open-faced Sandwich Design (1/2 day)
Saturday, April 14th at 10 a.m. ; cost $15 pp
Instructor: Tina Taylor

Norwegian Hardanger Embroidery (1/2 day)
Saturday, April 14th at 1 p.m.: learning students $15 pp
experienced stitchers – no charge to embroider with the circle members for the afternoon
Instructor: TBA

Swedish Baking – Mazarines – Almond tarts (1/2 day)
Saturday, April 14th at 1 p.m.; cost: $15 pp
Instructor: Sandra Benholm-Cheung

Finnish Cooking/Baking – Wiener & root vegetable soup Plus Pulla bread/buns (1/2 day)
Sunday, April 15th at 1 p.m.; cost: $15 pp
Instructor: Riitta Huttunen

To register, email
Space is limited
Registration forms sent out after March 26th; Teens free but must register in advance

 Cheques payable to: Scandinavian Community Centre. If paying cash at the office, please bring correct change)

 Sponsored by the Scandinavian Community Centre

Nordic Spirit 2018: Nordic-Canadians in BC’s Fishing Industry

The Scandinavian Cultural Society presents Nordic Spirit 2018: Nordic-Canadians in BC’s Fishing Industry
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, 2018.
Time: 11am to 4pm
Contact:  John Stuart 778-883-5572

Opening reception 11:30 am Saturday.
On Exhibit: Historic images, Artefacts, Boat models & construction plans
Videos, Live interviews with boat- builders and fishermen. Please come and share your own stories!

Saturday evening show “Tales of the Vikings in Canada” 7:30 pm

Refreshments. Admission by donation.

The Scandinavian Cultural Society acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.
Also supported by Danish Canadian Community Centre.

Tales of the Vikings in Canada

The Scandinavian Cultural Society – Nordic Spirit 2018 Festival – Back by popular demand – Tales of the Vikings in Canada

Inspired by archeological discoveries of Viking settlements in Newfoundland, award-winning broadcaster, performer & author Don Mowatt presents a dramatic retelling of the Viking Sagas with a Canadian twist. Featuring actors Mowatt, Carolyn Finlay, Cameron Cathcart & Scandinavian band Gammel Dansk.

Saturday April 14th, 2018, 7:00 pm

Refreshments. Admission by donation

 We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia

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