Summer Hike to Elfin Lakes

Elfin Lakes bigger

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 10am
Saturday hike to Elfin Lakes, led by Marja R. This a challenging hike in Squamish, leading up to Elfin Lakes.

There is an opportunity to swim in the lakes at the top.

For information and to RSVP

Organized by ScanSports and VFC Sports







Social Media Night


Friday October 28th Doors open 6.30pm; Presentation 7.30pm
Free to all members. Cash Bar. Refreshments.

Set up or enhance your club’s social media presence! The evening will include a presentation/overview of what can be achieved through social media and how to get started or amplify the channels you already have setup. There will be time to ask questions, mingle, and share information. This will be a great opportunity to cross-reference and co-ordinate with other clubs at the Scandinavian Centre!

Bring your laptop, tablet and/or smart phone so you can get set up right away or get help with something specific. Focus on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, but other platforms are possible too.



Thanksgiving skate!

Thanksgiving SkateHockey nets will be set up at one end of the rink for stick & puck, the rest of the rink is available for family skating.

When: Monday Oct 10, 2016
Time: 11.30am-12:30pm
Where: 8 rinks in Burnaby (rink 4)
Cost: Free! (ice time paid for by ScanSports – skate rentals and helmets at your own expense)
Contact: email Karina with any questions. Advance Registration is not required (just show up!)
Why: In celebration of the long weekend, to encourage activity, exercise and socializing, and to help work off turkey dinners!

See you there!

Cabaret Night of Finnish Folk Music and Dancing

Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver present

Finnish-themed dances and snacks, with cabaret seating to make this an enjoyable event even if you want to come to just enjoy the music and the company.

Date: Wednesday October 19
Time:  7:30pm to 10:00pm; Bar open 7.15.
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Drop in fee $8

20th Year Anniversary of the Scandinavian Centre

September 11 photo20 Year Anniversary of the Opening of the Scandinavian Centre

Come out and celebrate our “Home away from Home” with a family picnic.
Everybody is welcome, members and non-members. Please bring your whole family.

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Please RSVP by to your house president or via evite that you have received as a member.

There will be Nordic games for the whole family.
This is an event open for all members of the five houses and their associated societies.
Food Trucks will supply food and the beer garden will be open.
Feel free to bring your own picnic and a blanket.
We will hand out food vouchers worth $10/person for all the members. Non-members are able to buy these vouchers.
All alcoholic beverages must be purchased through the centre.

Midsummer Festival Lottery Winners 2016

Midsummer Festival Lottery tickets have been drawn Sunday June 19, 2016 4 pm onstage at the Midsummer Festival

All Winners have been notified.

Proceeds support Nordic Cultural Activities

1st Prize: $2,000: Ticket #5765 Denise Finamore
Sponsored by Jim Pattison Volvo of Surrey

 2nd Prize: $500 Cash: Ticket # 5057 Berit Sverre *Donated by Danish House Society

 3rd Prize: $500 Cash: Ticket #1249  Olaf Folkersen *Donated by Finland House Society

 4th Prize:    $500 Cash: Ticket #7005 Elizabeth Matthews. *Donated by Iceland House Society

 5th Prize:    $500 Cash: Ticket #0609 Karin Svensson *Donated by Norwegian House Society
6th Prize:    $500 Cash: Ticket #9511 Edda Langworth *Donated by Sweden House Society

Celebrating the Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II

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 Creamer Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables, Lemon Chicken Piccata, Pavlova with Cream & Fresh Fruit, Bun & Butter, Coffee & Tea.

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: Bar opens 5.30, Dinner served at 6.30
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets $40 per person. Deadline April 11, 2016.
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.

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