Traditional Fall Dinner instead of the Auction

Suppe, Flæskesteg, Dessert, Cof­fee or Tea
The Tivoli Singers enter­tain us with 50’s Theme Songs

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 21, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Din­ner 7 pm.
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $25 Please buy your tick­et by Octo­ber 17th.
Con­tact: Mail your cheque payable to Dan­ish House Soci­ety to Solve­jg Nielsen, #1605 — 1245 Quay­side Dri­ve, New West­min­ster, BC, V3M 6J6 or call Solve­jg Nielsen 604–549-4923.

Vancouver Finlandia Club Sing-Along

Cel­e­brate Finland’s 100 Year Anniver­sary at the Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club Night.

Date: Fri­day Octo­ber 20th, 2017
Time: Doors open 6.30pm
Con­tact Kari­na Lin­der 604 728‑6572
Pre­sent­ed by Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club

Nordic Knitting Classes — everyone welcome

Knitting photoSeries of 6 week­ly class­es. Bring your cur­rent project or start a new one with instruc­tor Bea’s help

Dates: Sun­days, Sep­tem­ber 24, Octo­ber 1, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm, starts right after Kaffestue
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre, Nor­we­gian Room
Cost: $20
Con­tact: Reg­is­ter with instruc­tor Bea Jacob­sen,  tel. 604–790-3533 bearay@nullshaw.ca

Orga­nized by Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety. All nation­al­i­ties wel­come.

Kongero in Concert

Date: Sun­day Octo­ber 15, 2017
Time: 1pm to 3pm. Doors open 12.30pm
Cost: Tick­ets at the door $20. Cash only. Advance tick­ets avail­able here
Con­tact: Swedishculturalsociety.ca@nullgmail.com
We will serve Swedish Fika in the inter­mis­sion

With their voic­es mov­ing togeth­er in tight har­mo­ny or inter­twin­ing in a whirling tem­po, the high­ly acclaimed folk vocal group Kongero draws tra­di­tion­al Swedish music out of the past and into the present. A con­cert with Kongero will take the lis­ten­er on a fab­u­lous jour­ney, an all-embrac­ing Scan­di­na­vian folk music expe­ri­ence. Blue notes, amaz­ing vocal polypho­ny, groovy, pow­er­ful, and inti­mate. The band was formed in 2005 and besides doing con­certs they also con­duct well-received work­shops in tra­di­tion­al Swedish vocal music and vocal har­monies.

Kongero has released three albums. The debut ”Om Mikael­ida­gen” in 2008, ”Bakvän­da världen” in 2011, and ”no. 3” in 2014 and their music has been sam­pled, has appeared in movie pro­duc­tions, has fea­tured on a Nax­ox gold album and more. Their fourth album will be released in June 2017, and will be fol­lowed by an exten­sive tour all over Europe and the Amer­i­c­as in 2017.

Orga­nized by Swedish Cul­tur­al Soci­ety

Vinarterta Baking Class

vinartorta

Date: Sat­ur­day Octo­ber 14, 2017
Time: 9am to 1pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre main kitchen
Cost: The cost will be $25 which cov­ers the cost of the ingre­di­ents.
Plan: A one-day class to teach you how to make com­plete vinarter­ta: the prune fill­ing, the ‘cook­ie’ rounds and how to bake them, put it all togeth­er, and you will take the vinarter­ta home.
Con­tact: Mar­garet Bjar­na­son Ami­rault email: gusta1@nulltelus.net (pre­ferred) or tele­phone 604–688-9082.

We will fol­low the old recipe from the 1800s. We hope to pro­vide one teacher per two stu­dents.

Cof­fee, or course, will be in abun­dance

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

HOW TO ACHIEVE BETTER MARKETING RESULTS WITHOUT SPENDING MORE
pre­sent­ed by:  RNOLD SMITH

(Red Robin­son A Ret­ro­spec­tive from a Pio­neer Rock’n Roll DJ Can­celled)

A big chal­lenge for small busi­ness own­ers, self-employed pro­fes­sion­als, and even an employ­ee look­ing for a raise, is answer­ing the ques­tion, “Why you?”. I have asked hun­dreds of peo­ple this ques­tion and the vast major­i­ty don’t pro­vide any use­ful infor­ma­tion that tells me why I should buy from them specif­i­cal­ly. In fact, most peo­ple say some form of the exact same thing! So then, how do you choose between two expe­ri­enced Real­tors, Plumbers or Graph­ic Artists etc.?

Your answer should be spe­cif­ic and con­crete and be tied to what your ide­al cus­tomers care about the most. In this talk I explain how to dif­fer­en­ti­ate your­self so that you become more per­sua­sive and get more cus­tomers with­out spend­ing more mon­ey.

Rnold is a New West­min­ster based busi­ness growth con­sul­tant. He helps his clients acquire new ide­al cus­tomers in the fastest, eas­i­est and cheap­est way pos­si­ble based on their cur­rent cir­cum­stances. Peo­ple work with Rnold because he is fun, has decades of busi­ness devel­op­ment expe­ri­ence and his strate­gies are easy to imple­ment and based in real­i­ty.

He is exec­u­tive direc­tor for the New West­min­ster Cham­ber of Com­merce, the founder of the Busi­ness Col­lab­o­ra­tion Net­work, and Pres­i­dent of the McBride Sap­per­ton Res­i­dents Asso­ci­a­tion.

Date: Wednes­day, Octo­ber 11, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Net­work­ing and social­iz­ing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Din­ner
Starter:  Her­ring and salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Roast Pork
Dessert: Choco­late Mousse, Cook­ies, Tea & Cof­fee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION includ­ing a brief ques­tion and answer peri­od

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price, Reg­is­ter by Mon­day Oct 9: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price:   Mem­ber $45;  Non-mem­ber $50
Please note that all din­ner prices have increased $5 effec­tive April 2017.
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Reg­is­ter online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  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 secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, 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.

Bridge Tournament

Bridge clip artVar­den Lodge, Sons of Nor­way, are hold­ing a Part­ner Con­tract Bridge Tour­na­ment.

Date: Thurs­day, Octo­ber 5, 2017
Sched­ule:

9am —  Cof­fee, muffins and reg­is­tra­tion

10am —  Play Bridge — five rounds

1pm — Hot lunch will be served

2pm —  Bridge con­tin­ues with five more rounds

Cost: $25 per per­son
Con­tact: Vivian or Helen 604 521‑6714
All cash prizes.

Mon­ey raised to be used for edu­ca­tion­al grants and var­i­ous sports activ­i­ties. Every­one wel­come.

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