Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Urban Plan­ning Lessons from Europe & Beyond pre­sent­ed by: Michael Geller, Archi­tect AIBC, FCIP, RPP

Date: Wednes­day, May 10, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Join Michael Geller for an infor­ma­tive dis­cus­sion of how lessons from Europe and beyond can influ­ence archi­tec­ture, plan­ning and den­si­ty in Van­cou­ver. Michael is a Van­cou­ver based archi­tect, plan­ner, real estate con­sul­tant and prop­er­ty devel­op­er with four decades’ expe­ri­ence in the pub­lic, pri­vate and insti­tu­tion­al sec­tors. He is Pres­i­dent of the Geller Group and serves as an Adjunct Pro­fes­sor in SFU’s Cen­tre for Sus­tain­able Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment, and an affil­i­ate of UBC’s Mas­ters in Urban Design pro­gram. The Geller Group com­pris­es Michael Geller & Asso­ciates Lim­it­ed (MGAL), active in plan­ning and real estate con­sult­ing; Laneway Cot­tages Inc. which is seek­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties to devel­op laneway hous­ing around the region; and Geller Prop­er­ties Inc., a builder of small, ‘niche’ res­i­den­tial projects includ­ing apart­ments for peo­ple who do not want to live in apart­ments.

Michael first vis­it­ed Scan­di­navia as a young archi­tec­tur­al stu­dent in 1969 and has returned on numer­ous occa­sions. His most recent vis­it was a tour of four Dan­ish cities in Sum­mer 2016.

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Net­work­ing and social­iz­ing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Deli­cious 3-course Scan­di­na­vian din­ner:
Starter:  Her­ring and salmon on mini rye bread
Main Course:  Dan­ish open-faced sand­wich­es
Dessert:  Rasp­ber­ry fro­mage, Tea & Cof­fee
8:15 – 9pm: Fea­tured pre­sen­ta­tion and a brief ques­tion and answer peri­od

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price (after mid­night Mon­day May 8th):   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.

Finn Fun Year End Party

Date: May 9, 2017
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Con­tact:  Mir­ka Nyp­peli at mirka.nyppeli@nullgmail.com or 778–318-4924

Ter­ve­tu­loa Suo­mi-koulumme kevätjuh­laan toukoku­un 9. klo. 6–8pm. Lapset esi­in­tyvät ja lopus­sa on kaikille kakkua. Tuothan tul­lessasi myös jonkun tar­jot­ta­van nyyt­tikesti tyyli­in. Kaik­ki ter­ve­tullei­ta!

Wel­come to our Finn­fun School year end par­ty that is being held on May the 9th , 6–8pm. Chil­dren will per­form and then there’s cake and potluck after­wards. If you can bring a dish to share, that would be great! Every­body wel­come!

 

 

Midsummer Festival

Mid­sum­mer 2017: Fin­land 100!

Sat­ur­day fea­tures include on-stage enter­tain­ment, Mar­ket Place, children’s games, Viking Vil­lage, rais­ing the May Pole, cul­tur­al dis­plays, Scan­di­na­vian food. Sun­day fea­tures also include a pan­cake break­fast and the famous wife-car­ry­ing con­test.

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 17 — Sun­day June 18, 2017
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Day pass only $10 • Free for chil­dren under 16 • Free park­ing

High­lights:
JUNE 17 10:00 am to 6:00pm; Fam­i­ly Fes­ti­val 6pm to 11pm Bon­fire Dance
JUNE 18: 10am – 4pm; 2pm Wife Car­ry­ing
Details will be on the Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val web­site.

Midsummer Festival — Craft and Commercial Tables SOLD OUT

midsummer pole

The Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val, in its 22nd year, attracts thou­sands of vis­i­tors.

The Craft and Com­mer­cial tables are now sold out. The ven­dors will be noti­fied by Fri­day May 26th.

Vol­un­teer posi­tions are still open. If you would like to vol­un­teer For the MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL June 17th and 18th, 2017
vis­it the Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer web­site at: http://www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com/volunteers/
or email Robert Oberg @ roberg@nulltelus.net

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 17 — Sun­day June 18, 2017
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Day pass only $10 • Free for chil­dren under 16 • Free park­ing

High­lights:
JUNE 17 10:00 am to 6:00pm; Fam­i­ly Fes­ti­val 6pm to 11pm Bon­fire Dance
JUNE 18: 10am – 4pm; 2pm Wife Car­ry­ing

ScanSports presents: Bowling!

at Revs in Burn­a­by (5502 Lougheed Hwy)

May 7th , 2017 noon

$10 per per­son ($5 for kids) for 2 games and shoes

RSVP to scansports@nullgmail.com to reg­is­ter

 

Midsummer Volunteers Meeting

Date: Sat­ur­day, May6, 2017
Time: 2.30pm to 4 pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Con­tact: Robert Oberg at roberg@nulltelus.net

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL

DO YOU ENJOY TEAMWORK? ARE YOU ENTHUSIASTIC? ARE YOU RELIABLE? 

There are 34 cat­e­gories that need to be filled. If your answers are yes, then we need YOU to VOLUNTEER

There will be a vol­un­teer ori­en­ta­tion meet­ing using  the pro­jec­tor at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre in the big hall. 

Return­ing vol­un­teers and new vol­un­teers most wel­come. ” The soon­er you vol­un­teer, the bet­ter the selec­tion”

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion vis­it the Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer web­site at: http://www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com/volunteers/

or email Robert Oberg @ roberg@nulltelus.net

 

Spring 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 May 6, 2017
When: 8:30am — 3pm. Break­fast by the Finnish War Vet­er­ans at 8:30.  Lunch pro­vid­ed by Dan­ish 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  info@nullscandinaviancentre.org.

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!

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