Bridge Tournament

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

Date: Thurs­day, Feb­ru­ary 15, 2018

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.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner and AGM

An Evening of Joke­sters and AGM:
Simon King head­lines an amaz­ing group of Van­cou­ver comedic tal­ent!

Date: Wednes­day, Feb­ru­ary 14, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Net­work­ing and social­iz­ing hour
7 – 7.30: AGM for Mem­bers
Starter:  Aspara­gus soup
Main Course:  Dan­ish Open-faced Sand­wich­es (includ­ing her­ring)
Dessert: Rum Cake, tea & cof­fee
8:30 – 9.30pm:  MORE LAUGHS includ­ing open mic

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price, Reg­is­ter by Mon­day Feb 12: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price:   Mem­ber $45;  Non-mem­ber $50

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.

Swedish Cultural Society AGM

Date: Tues­day Feb­ru­ary 13, 2018

Time: 7pm

For infor­ma­tion see Swedish Cul­tur­al Soci­ety

ScanSports Spring Golf Tournament!

ScanS­ports invites you to play a friend­ly game of golf!
Join the group for a burg­er in the club­house after your round.

Date: Sun­day, May 20th, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Loca­tion: Mylo­ra Golf Course, 9911 Sid­away Rd, Rich­mond
Con­tact: to reg­is­ter
Cost:  $55 per per­son includes golf and BBQ
Pow­er carts are avail­able for an extra $28

Canadian Friends of Finland: Runeberg the Finnish Hymnist

Date: Sun­day Feb­ru­ary 11, 2018
Time: 2 pm 
: Admis­sion by dona­tion. Refresh­ments
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back

A pre­sen­ta­tion with Bob Poutt and his group:
Johan Lud­vig Runeberg  Hym­nist “I Lift My Eyes”

Runeberg’s Reli­gious con­vic­tions are expressed in song. His hymns have an impor­tant place in Finnish wor­ship, and were a con­tri­bu­tion to the nation­al cul­ture.

Hymn texts are anoth­er exam­ple of Runeberg broad lit­er­ary con­tri­bu­tions.

Cof­fee and refresh­ments will be served. For infor­ma­tion con­tact


Danish Brotherhood Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance

Dan­ish Broth­er­hood Valentine’s Day Din­ner Dance

Date: Sat­ur­day Feb­ru­ary 10, 2018
Time: Doors open 5.30pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion only $35.00 per per­son
Con­tact: To reserve your tick­ets, no lat­er than Feb­ru­ary 8th, con­tact Erik Bladt 778–549-5958 e-mail

Come and enjoy a deli­cious tra­di­tion­al Dan­ish buf­fet din­ner!

Dance the night away with great music from the Sil­ver Stars Band

All Dona­tions for Door Prizes are wel­come

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!

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 Dona­tions (please, new items only) can be dropped off at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre Office.

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