Finnish Canadian Rest Home Spring Festival

Rest Home LogoDate: Sun­day, April 8th, 2018
Time: 2pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Centre
Cost: Free admission
Contact: Finnish Rest Home Office 604-325-8241

Please join us for the afternoon program and coffee service.

The plans for Vancouver and Coquitlam will be available for viewing.

Arts Night with Jazz

Vancouver Finlandia Club Arts Night – NATURE WITH BRUSH – Paintings and Aquarelles by ULLA SUPELOV

Jazz by
Miles Black – Piano
Mike Allen – Sax 
Steve Holy – Bass

Date: Saturday April 7, 2018
Time: Doors open 6pm. Finger Food 7pm. FinnGoods 6pm to 7pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: $10
Cash Bar – Light Refreshments. Tervetuloa! Everyone welcome!
Contact: Kaija Rautiainen


Finland House AGM

TAKE NOTICE: The Annual General Meeting of the Finland House Society is coming up on Monday March 19, 2018.

Date: Monday March 19, 2018
Time: 7pm
Place: Finland Room, Scandinavian Centre, 6540 Thomas St, Burnaby BC
Contact: Pauli Juoksu


Canadian Friends of Finland Sunday Afternoon Talk

On November 17 2017 Dr. Pasi Sahlberg spoke on Finnish education and what it means for the nation. He addresses how the Finns will work their educational system from here into the unknown future

Date: Sunday March 11, 2018
Time: 2pm
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: By donation
Contact: Dianne Kilback (604) 294-3715,


Vancouver Finlandia Club Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Vancouver Finlandia Club will be held on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time: 2pm
Place: Finnish Room at the Scandinavian Community Centre

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


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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