Genealogy Meeting

Date: Sat­ur­day May 20, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day

The Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety will be host­ing 17. Mai 2017 Nor­we­gian Con­sti­tu­tion Day. This is a Din­ner Dance.

Date: Wednes­day, May 17, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm; Din­ner 7pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: $40 Adults; $20 for Chil­dren under 16.
Con­tact: For Tick­ets Anne Haug 604–943-0340 or Ron Stub­bings 604–941-0760.
Please buy tick­ets by May 10.


Nor­we­gian con­ver­sa­tion and cof­fee Fri­days after Seniors’ Lunch.  Every­one is wel­come – learn­ing Nor­we­gian? Have com­pa­ny from Nor­way? Bring them along! Stop by to share cof­fee, treats and top­ics.

Date: Fri­day May 12th
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Nor­way Room
Con­tact: For info or to con­firm dates, stat hol­i­days, etc. con­tact Eva Lindzen 604 581‑3376 or
Want e-mail reminders & noti­fi­ca­tion of changes to sched­ule? Email to

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, May 12, 2017
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

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.
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.

Finn Fun Year End Party

Date: May 9, 2017
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Con­tact:  Mirka Nyp­peli at 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!



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 to reg­is­ter


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