Scandinavian Centre Holiday Hours

Monday December 18: noon to 4pm
Tuesday December 19: 8am to 4pm
Wednesday December 20 and Thursday December 21: noon to 4pm
Friday December 22: 2pm to 5pm
Saturday December 23 to Tuesday December 26 CLOSED
Wednesday December 27 to Friday December 29th: noon to 4pm
Saturday December 30: 10am to 2pm
Nee Year’s Eve Sunday December 31 and New Year’s Day Monday January 1: CLOSED
Tuesday January 2 to Thursday January 4: noon to 4pm
Friday January 6: regular hours again: noon to 6pm

Sami Culture and Design Show

Call for artifacts and stories of Sami Heritage.

Please help organize the show. Call Carolyn 778-228-2334 or e-mail

Date: TWO DAYS Saturday and Sunday February 3rd and 4th
Time: 11am to 4pm. Opening Reception Saturday 11.30am

Photos – Talks – Displays- Costumes – Music & Films – Jewelry for sale – Furnished Sami Tent!

Presented by the Scandinavian Cultural Society

CALL FOR PHOTOS Nordic Spirit 2018: Early Fishing in BC

The Scandinavian Cultural Society presents Nordic Spirit Early Fishing in BC
Heritage Photo Display, Illustrated talks.

CALL FOR PHOTOS: Please lend us your pre 1960 photos of Scandinavians in the BC fishing industry for our April Nordic spirit Show.

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, 2018.
Time: 11am to 4pm
Contacts:  Carolyn Thauberger phone 778-228-2334 and John Stuart 778-883-5572

Refreshments. Admission by donation.


The Scandinavian Cultural Society acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia

Scandinavian Seniors Christmas Lunch

Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Time: Noon
Cost: $15/each
Come and enjoy a festive Christmas lunch.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294-0749 or by


Scandinavian Business Club’s Annual Christmas Dinner and Dance


Date: Sat­ur­day, December 2nd, 2017
Time: 6pm for Choir and glögg, to 1am
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Merry Christmas Glædelig Jul – Hyvää Joulua – Gleðileg Jól – Gledelig Jul – God Jul

  • Beautiful Christmas carols by the fabulous Runeberg Chorus
  • A fabulous glass of glögg to warm you up on a cold evening
  • A fabulous traditional Scandinavian Christmas smörgåsbord!
    • Featuring two herring stations to start and delicious desserts following
  • Fabulous live musical entertainment and dancing with the fabulous S-Bahn, check out their website

Early Bird Price (register by Wednesday Nov. 15th):  Adult (19+) = $70 ; Teen (13-18) = $40
Regular Price (registration closes Monday Nov. 27th): Adult (19+) = $80; Teen (13-18) = $50
Children 12 and under are free

Special meal considerations cannot be accommodated (including vegan, gluten free, etc.)

6 – 7pm:                     Socializing hour with glögg and the Runeberg Chorus
7 – 9pm:                     Traditional Scandinavian Smörgåsbord Dinner
                                    Featuring two herring stations to start and delicious desserts following
9 – 12pm:                   Musical entertainment and dancing with the always entertaining S-Bahn Band

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

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!! (latest by Midnight Monday November 27th)

Register online! It’s fast, easy and secure!

To register in advance and pay online: 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, 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.

Do join us for this fun and festive Christmas celebration. Everyone is welcome!

Genealogy Meeting

Date: November 25, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Centre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

Come Ski with us!


Saturday evenings, starting in January

Time: 4pm-6pm

Place: Hollyburn (Cypress)

Contact:  for more info

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