KroAften — BY RESERVATION ONLY

KroAften, Danish House Society’s Club Night BY RESERVATION ONLY
CAPACITY LIMITED TO 165

Date: October 6, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smørrebrod is served at 7pm
Contact: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or by ebba@nullshaw.ca
Danish House Society’s Club Night

Meet 6’ish to get your meal tickets and table number and enjoy a drink. Smørrebrod is served at 7 pm. To reserve: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or email ebba@nullshaw.ca. You MUST BOOK and order your open faced sandwiches by the Monday 6pm of the same week. This popular event books up quickly so call early!

Enjoy a fine selection of open faced sandwiches, dessert, coffee and tea. Wash down with Snaps and Carlsberg.

Bridge Tournament

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

Date: Thursday, October 5, 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.

Leif Erikson Day Festival – Focus on Finland

Leif Erikson Day Festival: Focus on Finland
To honour Leif Erikson; to praise the contributions to Canada of people of Nordic descent; to promote the spirit of discovery
Featuring a Finnish theme with guest speakers, refreshments, cultural displays and entertainment.

Date:  Saturday September 30, 2017
Info: Dianne Kilback: dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Program:
1pm opening

1.20 Lucas Aykroyd: “Hockey, Heavy Metal and Heroes Aplenty: Everything You Need to Know About the Finnish Soul”

2pm Dr. Zita McRobbie: A historical and linguistic survey of Finnish and Saami

3pm Reception

Exhibits: Travelling in Finland
Finnish Settlement Photos
Finnish Arts and Crafts

 

Finnish Variety Concert 7pm (by donation)

Hannu Lambert – Accordion
Kyösti Sutela – Tenor
Nordic Bleu – Vocal Ensemble
Northern Boys (Pohjolan Pojat) old time Finnish dance music

Presented by
Scandinavian Cultural Society
Canadian Friends of Finland

Supported by Festivals Burnaby

Torskeklubben

Torskeklubben – Everyone welcome.

Date: Thursday, Sept 28, 2017
Time: Happy hour 6pm, dinner 7pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Tor Olufsen 604-294-0749 or Bent Nielsen 604-321-3392

Scandinavian dancing

Dancers LogoIf you love to dance and appreciate the tradition and culture of Scandinavian dancing, come dance with us! Offering beginners and intermediate lessons in many dances like the schottis, waltz and hambo, as well as set dances (like squares) and mixer circle dances, this energetic group of dancers are dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of Scandinavian dances and music of Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway (and Estonia, if we knew any dances)!

Date: Wednesdays, September 6 thru December 6, 2017; EXCEPT, 2nd Wednesdays each month are not at the SCC – see our website for the location.
Time: 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Judith Anderson at judithanderson@nullshaw.ca, Ph: (604) 526-4722

Please visit our Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver website.

Nordic Knitting Classes – everyone welcome

Knitting photoSeries of 6 weekly classes. Bring your current project or start a new one with instructor Bea’s help

Dates: Sundays, September 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm, starts right after Kaffestue
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, Norwegian Room
Cost: $20
Contact: Register with instructor Bea Jacobsen,  tel. 604-790-3533 bearay@nullshaw.ca

Organized by Norwegian House Society. All nationalities welcome.

Canadian Friends of Finland AGM and Sunday Afternoon Movie

Date: Sunday September 24, 2017
Time: 1pm AGM: 2pm Film
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: By donation
Contact: Dianne Kilback (604) 294-3715, dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Please join us for your annual meeting! Please attend and provide your fresh input and suggestions.
Following the meeting stay for coffee and Finnish film with English subtitles.  Admission by donation.  Refreshments.

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