Dance workshop

Scandinavian Dancers

Scandinavian Dancers‘ 9th annual Fall workshop with visiting teachers Harry Khamis and Pat Pi featuring dances from Sweden

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017

 

Times:

9:30 coffee
10-12:30 Workshop 1
12:30 Lunch
1:30-5:00 2nd Workshop 2
5:00 Happy Hour
6:00 Dinner
7:30 Dancing!

Prices:

Workshops: $20/each
Dinner and dance: $50
Full meal deal: $85

Here is the Scandinavian Dancers Workshop 2017 for your fridge or your friends, including a print-and-mail-in registration form, in Acrobat pdf format.

Visit our Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver website.

Finnish Canadian Rest Home AGM and Fall Festival

Rest Home LogoDate: Sun­day, October 29, 2017
Time: General Meeting 2pm. The General Meeting will be immediately followed by the AGM. A short program and refreshments to follow the meetings. Please note that the meetings are for members only.
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Centre
Cost: Free admission
Contact: Finnish Rest Home Office 604-325-8241

Please join us for coffee, sandwiches and good entertainment in pleasant company.

Leif Erikson Day Festival – Focus on Finland

Leif Erikson Day Festival: Focus on Finland
To honour Leif Erikson; to praise the contributions to Canada of people of Nordic descent; to promote the spirit of discovery
Featuring a Finnish theme with guest speakers, refreshments, cultural displays and entertainment.

Date:  Saturday September 30, 2017
Info: Dianne Kilback: dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Program:
1pm opening

1.20 Lucas Aykroyd: “Hockey, Heavy Metal and Heroes Aplenty: Everything You Need to Know About the Finnish Soul”

2pm Dr. Zita McRobbie: A historical and linguistic survey of Finnish and Saami

3pm Reception

Exhibits: Travelling in Finland
Finnish Settlement Photos
Finnish Arts and Crafts

 

Finnish Variety Concert 7pm (by donation)

Hannu Lambert – Accordion
Kyösti Sutela – Tenor
Nordic Bleu – Vocal Ensemble
Northern Boys (Pohjolan Pojat) old time Finnish dance music

Presented by
Scandinavian Cultural Society
Canadian Friends of Finland

Supported by Festivals Burnaby

Fall Clean-Up

This is a great way to meet the other volunteers, and to get to know the Centre from top to bottom!

Date: Saturday November 4, 2017
When: 8:30am – 3pm. Breakfast by the Finnish War Veterans at 8:30.  Lunch provided by Norwegian House at 12.30pm.
Where: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Please let us know in advance if you will be coming and if you will be joining us for breakfast and/or lunch. Phone 604-294-2777 or  info@nullscandinaviancentre.org.

Bring rakes, leaf blowers, buckets & rags, even vacuums. Indoor & outdoor jobs for all ages Rain or shine We always appreciate as much help as possible.

Thank you in advance!

Scandinavian dancing

Dancers LogoIf you love to dance and appreciate the tradition and culture of Scandinavian dancing, come dance with us! Offering beginners and intermediate lessons in many dances like the schottis, waltz and hambo, as well as set dances (like squares) and mixer circle dances, this energetic group of dancers are dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of Scandinavian dances and music of Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway (and Estonia, if we knew any dances)!

Date: Wednesdays, September 6 thru December 6, 2017; EXCEPT, 2nd Wednesdays each month are not at the SCC – see our website for the location.
Time: 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Judith Anderson at judithanderson@nullshaw.ca, Ph: (604) 526-4722

Please visit our Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver website.

Welcome to Norway Craft Fair

Norwegian flag on Christmas treeDate: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: The table contact is Ingeborg Bekken

Sleipner Lodge #8 presents Welcome to Norway – a taste of Norwegian goods as well as fine jewelry, art work, baked goods and Christmas Crafts!

Come out and have a homemade waffle or our famous open-faced sandwiches.

Genealogy Meeting

Date: September 16, 2017
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Centre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen sonofrasmus@nullshaw.ca

Please see www.scandinavianculturalsociety.org for details

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