Player Piano Concert

The Scandinavian Cultural Society presents Player Piano Concert

Date: Sunday February 25th
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Cost: Admission by donation

Hear our own fabulous Player Piano. Learn of its history. See how it works. Be a guest “Pianist” Enjoy our singers. Sing Along!

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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