A Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


The Board and Staff
of the Scandinavian Community Centre

want to wish you
A Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


ScanSports presents: Bowling!



at Revs in Burnaby (5502 Lougheed Hwy)

$10 per person for 2 games and shoes

RSVP to scansports@nullgmail.com to register


Finland’s Independence Day Reception and Dinner – SOLD OUT

Finnish flag with a candleDate: Tuesday December 6, 2016
Time: 6 pm Reception/Bar. 7pm Dinner
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost:  $50

On the Occasion of the 99th Anniversary of Finland’s Independence

Prepaid Tickets Only: $50.00/pp-available from Nov 9th. Please contact Veikko Niemela 604-980-0706, or e-mail vniemela@nullshaw.ca
Cheques should be made payable to Finland House Society and mailed to: V. Niemela, 3010 Griffin Place, North Vancouver BC, V7R 4W9

Welcome – Veikko Niemelä, President FHS
O Canada and Maamme – Kyösti Sutela
President’s Greeting- Tom Nyberg- Honorary Consul
Scholarship Presentations – Lorene Mara
Presentation- Dr. Jukka Uitto
Music – Miles Black
Dress code: Business attire or Kansallispuku
Hosted by Finland House Society


Fall Work Party – Thank you!

BroomDate: Saturday November 5, 2016

Thank you to all the volunteers who came to our clean up party! We got so many things done and everyone had a great time. A very special thank you to the Finnish War Veterans who made breakfast, and the Sweden House Society for sponsoring and preparing lunch.

ScanSports presents: Curling!

curling 2015

Sunday October 30th, 12.30pm-2.30pm at the Royal Curling Club, New Westminster

$10 per person (includes instruction and equipment rentals)

RSVP to scansports@nullgmail.com


Games will be played in teams of 4 (register as a team or individuals). Bring a pair of clean soled running shoes and warm socks. Wear layers of warm, comfortable, clothing. Arrive 30 minutes before the game time to prep. Prizes will be awarded!

Spaces are limited – registration is first come, first served.

An audience to cheer on the teams is always welcome – the lounge is warm and friendly.






Social Media Night


Friday October 28th Doors open 6.30pm; Presentation 7.30pm
Free to all members. Cash Bar. Refreshments.

Set up or enhance your club’s social media presence! The evening will include a presentation/overview of what can be achieved through social media and how to get started or amplify the channels you already have setup. There will be time to ask questions, mingle, and share information. This will be a great opportunity to cross-reference and co-ordinate with other clubs at the Scandinavian Centre!

Bring your laptop, tablet and/or smart phone so you can get set up right away or get help with something specific. Focus on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, but other platforms are possible too.



Thanksgiving skate!

Thanksgiving SkateWant to work off your turkey dinner? Join us for a free fun & friendly family skate!

Hockey nets will be set up at one end of the rink for stick & puck,
the rest of the rink is available for family skating.

When: Monday Oct 10, 2016
Time: 11.30am-12:30pm
Where: 8 rinks in Burnaby (rink 4)
Cost: Free! (ice time paid for by ScanSports – skate rentals and helmets at your own expense)
Contact: email Karina scansports@nullgmail.com with any questions. Advance Registration is not required (just show up!)
Why: In celebration of the long weekend, to encourage activity, exercise and socializing, and to help work off turkey dinners!

See you there!

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