Midsummer Festival

midsummer poleMidsummer 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

midsummer poleMidsummer 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.

Ember Skies – Midsummer Eve

Join us for an evening of beats, bass and bonfire under the starry midsummer skies…

EMBER SKIES 2017

Date: Friday, June 16, 2017
Time: 8pm to 1am
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets $15 only available at the door, 19+

Contact/Info:  604 340-8186

Outdoor Electronic Dance Music // Deep Tech House + Bass
with 7 Back-to-Back DJs:

SARA SUKKHA // Blueprint, Deep Down Inside
> b2b w/ OKI

RICH HAUGHTON // House Heads Radio, UK
> b2b w/ RIDE

STARBAUCK // Shadowphonic Sound Labs
> b2b w/ TH13F

And special opener before the bonfire:

FIKSUPOIKA // Nordik Beat, Phonophile
Fundraiser for the Scandinavian Community Centre

$15 Only at the Door / 19+ / Info 604 340-8186

Presented by VFC + Splendub DJs + Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

CLEAN ENERGY. EVERYWHERE. FOREVER.
GENERAL FUSION IS TRANSFORMING THE WORLD’S ENERGY SUPPLY WITH CLEAN, SAFE, AND ABUNDANT FUSION ENERGY

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

DR. MICHEL LABERGE, FOUNDER AND CHIEF SCIENTIST
General Fusion was founded in 2002 with a goal to transform the world’s energy supply by developing the fastest, most practical, and cost-competitive path to commercial fusion power.
In 2006, Dr. Michel Laberge completed proof-of-principle experiments, and with the support of leading venture capital firms, General Fusion began building a team that today is recognized as a global leader in commercial fusion energy.
The company has now grown to a team of nearly 50 scientists at its world class laboratories in Burnaby, just outside Vancouver, where it is developing the key components of the world’s first fusion power plant.
Times New Roman;”>General Fusion has been recognized globally for its work in clean energy technology, and is a member of the Cleantech Global 100 (2014, 2015, 2016/17) as well as the recipient of numerous Canadian and international cleantech awards. In the media, Dr. Laberge’s 2014 TED Talk about fusion energy has attracted over one million viewers, and the company has been featured in publications such as TIME Magazine, Scientific American and BBC Horizons.

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Main Course:  Catered by Vera’s Burgers.
All you can eat BBQ Burgers – Hot Dogs – Veggie Burgers + 2 salad options
Dessert, 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.

The Baby on the Doorstep

The Baby on the Doorstep: abandoned at birth. Solving a 40 year old mystery.
New Viking lodge member Janet Keall will share her heartbreaking but heartwarming story. Janet was abandoned at birth and on June 9th she calls Sons of Norway home.

Date: Friday June 9th
Time: 7pm
Cost: Donations requested in support of Viking Lodge #81 Sons of Norway
RSVP: Must rsvp to Marg at kirsebom@nullshaw.ca 604-535-4985 as space will be limited

To learn more www.withgreatabandon.com

Kaffestue

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 June 9th
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 elindzen@nullshaw.ca
Want e-mail reminders & noti­fi­ca­tion of changes to sched­ule? Email to judithanderson@nullshaw.ca

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors welcome.

Date: Friday, June 9, 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  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca

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