Swedish Cultural Society AGM

Date: Tuesday February 13, 2018

Time: 7pm

For information see Swedish Cultural Society

Canadian Friends of Finland: Runeberg the Finnish Hymnist

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

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 dkilback@nullshaw.ca


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 ebladt@nullhotmail.com

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 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

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