Swedish Christmas Market

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Date: Saturday and Sunday,  TWO DAYS November 18 AND 19, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: AnnaKarin Tornqvist at swedishculturalsociety.ca@nullgmail.com

Come to the Swedish Cultural Society’s 2017 Swedish Christmas Market. 2 full days!

Coffee, drinks, sandwiches and pastries available to feed you while you are shopping.

If you are a NEW vendor, Please see your NEW-Vendor-JulmarknadInvitation2017, SKF2017_NEW_VendorApplication Form and PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT 2017

If you are a RETURNING vendor, please see your RETURNING VENDOR Julmarknad Invitation 2017, SKF2017 VendorRegistrationFormReturning and PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT 2017

Please don’t phone the Scandinavian Centre office. The Swedish Christmas Market is run by the Swedish Cultural Society and its volunteers.

Scandinavian Craft Fair

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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 scandicraftfair@nullgmail.com

Please see the Craft Fair 2017 Registration Letter

Bridge Tournament

Bridge clip artVarden Lodge, Sons of Norway, are holding a Partner Contract Bridge Tournament.

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Schedule:

9am –  Coffee, muffins and registration

10am –  Play Bridge – five rounds

1pm – Hot lunch will be served

2pm –  Bridge continues with five more rounds

Cost: $25 per person
Contact: Vivian or Helen 604 521-6714
All cash prizes.

Money raised to be used for educational grants and various sports activities. Everyone welcome.

Norwegian Parliamentary Election

On September 11th 2017 the Norwegian Parliamentary Election and the Sami Parliamentary Election will take place. There is no opportunity for Norwegian voters to vote abroad on Election day, however voters who are abroad may vote in advance at the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Vancouver. The voting can take place from July 1st to September 1st.  The Consulate is open Tuesdays from 9 am to 4 pm, and on Wednesdays from 1 pm to 4 pm. Please make an appointment ahead of time.

Elisabeth Løkke Øwre, Honorary Vice-Consul
Norwegian Honorary Consulate General
1480-1188 West Georgia St., Vancouver, BC  V6E 4A2
Tel:  604-682-7977
Email:  nor-congeneral@nulltelus.net

Golf Tournament Fundraiser

5th Annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament! Tournament Flyer

To promote youth and sport within the community. Format: Texas Scramble (Best Ball). Limited to the first 32 fully paid registered golfers.
Buffet Dinner, cash bar, silent auction.

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: Registration 10.30am; first tee-off at 11.30, followed by 9-minute tee-off intervals; last tee-off 1pm. Buffet dinner 7pm
Location: Burnaby Mountain Golf Course
Cost: Register on this  2017 golf registration form and submit with payment. Fees are:

Golf, ½ power cart and buffet dinner $132.75

Golf and buffet dinner $117.25

Golf only $ 82.25

Golf and ½ power cart $97.75

Buffet dinner only $ 35.00 – non-golfers are welcome to attend the buffet dinner

For Sponsorship, please see Sponsorship poster 2017

Contact: Robert Oberg at roberg@nulltelus.net, phone: Robert Oberg at 604-813-4346 (cell); or Scandinavian Centre 604-294-2777

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

EUROPEAN REFUGEE CRISIS

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Azza Rojbi is a peace and social justice activist in Vancouver. She immigrated to Canada from Tunisia in 2011 and has since been involved in the immigrant and refugee community in Vancouver. She is a writer and researcher on the issue of immigration and refugees in Canada as well as on the current refugee crisis in Europe. Azza will be providing a balanced and facts-based presentation that will inform and enlighten us on this important issue. Also, we will be presenting our Annual Scholarship Award to this year’s recipient at this event.

The European migrant crisis, or the European refugee crisis, is a term given to a period beginning in 2015 when rising numbers of people arrived in the European Union (EU), travelling across the Mediterranean Sea or overland through Southeast Europe. These people included asylum seekers, but also others, such as economic migrants and some hostile agents, including Islamic State militants disguised as refugees or migrants.

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Danish open-faced sandwiches
Dessert:  Peach cobbler, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price (after midnight Monday Sept 11th):   Member $45;  Non-member $50
Please note that all dinner prices have increased $5 effective April 2017.
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  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 secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, 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.

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+ CANCELLED

Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 CANCELLED. Next lunch October 13
Time: Noon
Cost: $3 if you bring a plate of sandwiches, cakes or cookies to share, OR $8 if you prefer not to bring food.
Please help us out by bringing a plate of food.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294-0749 or by  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca

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