Finland House Scholarship Fundraiser

Join us for Finland House Society’s Scholarship Fundraiser
Providing six annual scholarships to deserving students!

Date: Friday February 9, 2018
Time: 6pm

 

Silent Auction

Arrive early to start your bids!
• Arts Club Theatre
• Bard on the Beach
• Capilano Suspension Bridge
• Vancouver Aquarium
• Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
…and more!

Live Auction

Destination Tour Packages
Restaurants, hotel stays, and more
• Victoria
• Vancouver’s Granville Island
• Penticton
…and other surprises!

Plus…
Antiques Corner • Raffle for Gift Baskets • Musical Entertainment

Doors 6:00pm

Food available from 6:30 pm at $10/person
Entertainment 7.15pm // Silent Auction closes 8.45pm

Sponsored by the Finland House Society with support from the Runeberg Social Club, Vancouver Finlandia Club, Canadian Friends of Finland, Finland Svenska Klubben and individual donors.

To donate items for the silent auction please contact Lorene Mara FinlandHouseSociety@nullgmail.com. Donations (please, new items only) can be dropped off at the Scandinavian Centre Office.

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors welcome.

Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
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

 

Swedish Baking Class

Semlor/Fat Tuesday Buns/Lent Buns Wednesday February 7th 7-9pm
minimum 8, max 12 students. Price $35/student
Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and about 6 semlor to take home.

Please send an email to register to Sandra Benholm-Cheung sbenholm@nullgmail.com.

Once you have done that I will confirm, and you can send the payment by interact E transfer.

Purpurit folk dance rehearsals

Somewhat weekly rehearsal for the Finnish folk dance group Purpurit.

Finnish folkdances, many set dances, waltz, schottis, polkka, humppa. All are welcome, both beginners and experienced.

Dates: TBA
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Pleace: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Please contact Riitta Huttunen 604-941-0760, email riittahu@nullgmail.com

Swedish Baking Class

Semlor/Fat Tuesday buns/Lent Buns Monday February 5th 7-9pm
minimum 8, max 12 students. Price $35/student
Course includes: 2 hours class, recipe and about 6 semlor to take home.

Please send an email to register to Sandra Benholm-Cheung sbenholm@nullgmail.com.

Once you have done that I will confirm, and you can send the payment by interact E transfer.

Sami Culture and Design Show

Date: TWO DAYS Saturday and Sunday February 3rd and 4th
Time: 11am to 4pm.

Program Sunday February 4, 2018

11 am Doors open
1 pm Dr. Zita McRobbie: Maintaining Saami Language and Culture: A Heroic Struggle by 600 Skolts
2 pm Coffee
2.15 pm Gammel Dansk Folk Band with Judith Anderson: Tunes and Tales from Sápmi
2.45 pm Documentary

Photos – Talks – Displays- Costumes – Music & Films – Jewelry for sale – Furnished Sami Tent!

Please help organize the show. Call Carolyn 778-228-2334 or e-mail cthauber12@nullgmail.com

Presented by the Scandinavian Cultural Society

Sami Culture and Design Show

Date: TWO DAYS Saturday and Sunday February 3rd and 4th
Time: 11am to 4pm. Opening Reception Saturday 11.30am

Photos – Talks – Displays- Costumes – Music & Films – Jewelry for sale – Furnished Sami Tent!

Program Saturday February 3, 2018
11 am Doors open
11.30 am Opening Reception
1pm Dr. Troy Storfjell: Sami History and Culture
2pm Coffee
2.15 pm Anna Lengstrand: Sami Jewelry and Standing up for your People
2.45 pm Julie Whitehorn: Searching for Sami Roots
3.15 pm Coffee
3.30 pm Movie
5:00 pm Social Hour. Bar open, folk band.
6:00 pm Sami Celebration Dinner SOLD OUT: salt salmon, baked salmon, reindeer, pan buns, potatoes, lingonberries
7:00 pm Culture at Risk: Golden Water from Suttesaja with Marja Bulmer, lawyer
Cost of the dinner: Adults $30; Children to 12 $15
Contact for dinner tickets:: tolufsen@nullshaw.ca or 604 294-0749
Please help organize the show. Call Carolyn 778-228-2334 or e-mail cthauber12@nullgmail.com

Photos – Talks – Displays- Costumes – Music & Films – Jewelry for sale – Furnished Sami Tent!

Presented by the Scandinavian Cultural Society

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