Finnish your Dinner

Date: Fri­day August 24th, 2018
Time: Doors open 6.30pm. Din­ner 7pm.
Con­tact: For ques­tions and RSVP con­tact or Elsa Mar­lowe or 778–858-7075

A fun, casu­al din­ner at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre in Burn­a­by, BC to cel­e­brate Fin­land.

This will be a potluck din­ner — so bring a dish to share! We will dine out on the deck, under the stars (weath­er per­mit­ting), so bring a sweater or a blan­ket if it’s a lit­tle chilly. If you have con­cerns about food aller­gies , sen­si­tiv­i­ties, or gen­er­al pref­er­ence, you can bring a pic­nic for your­self and your group.  The kitchen will be avail­able to heat up dish­es if need­ed. RSVP’s appre­ci­at­ed, includ­ing what dish you think you will bring so we can try to have a good vari­ety of things to eat.

Orga­nized by Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club.

Finn Fun Family Camp

FinnFun logoFinn­Fun Fam­i­ly Camp. Come join the car­ni­val. Vap­pu themed cam day will include fun activ­i­ties for the whole fam­i­ly. Come meet with oth­er Finnish fam­i­lies, enjoy Finnish food and great times togeth­er!

Date: Sun­day, May 6, 2018
Time: 11am to 5pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Price: $20/per per­son; $50 fam­i­ly (par­ents and chil­dren) Price includes lunch, snack and “makkaran­pais­to”.

Reg­is­tra­tions by April 28

names of attend­ing par­ents,
names and ages of chil­dren,
your e-mail address,
phone #
cheque (payable to Finn­Fun school)

For more infor­ma­tion    or

National Veterans Day Celebration

Kansal­lisen vet­er­aa­nipäivän juh­la

Huhtiku­un 29. päivänä (sun­nun­tai), kel­lo 14:00

Ohjel­maa sekä kahvi- ja voileipä­tar­joilu.  Pääsy ilmainen vet­er­aaneille, saat­ta­jille ja yhdis­tyk­sen jäse­nille, muut lahjoituk­sel­la.  Juh­la­puku ja mitali rin­taan.

Esko Kajan­der, puheen­jo­hta­ja


Nation­al Vet­er­ans Day Cel­e­bra­tion Sun­day April 29th, 2pm

Pro­gram, also cof­fee and sand­wich­es will be served.  Admis­sion free for vet­er­ans, their escorts and the asso­ci­a­tion mem­bers, oth­ers by dona­tion.

Full dress with medals on.  Please note, the event will be in Finnish.

Esko Kajan­der, Chair­per­son



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,


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