ScanSports Spring Golf Tournament!

ScanSports invites you to play a friendly game of golf!
You can use this as a warm up for the
Scandinavian Centre Golf Tournament in September or a fun family outing.

Join the group for a burger in the clubhouse after your round.

Date: Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Time: 2 pm
Location: Mylora Golf Course, 9911 Sidaway Rd, Richmond (
Cost:  $35 plus Barbecue for $20. Pull carts are free and power carts cost $28.

Grundlovsfest Picnic

Danish Canadian Community Centre of BC Danish Constitution Day Celebration.
Please bring your picnic basket, friends and family.
Performances by the Tivoli Singers and the Scandinavian Dancers.
Church service 11am to 12.15pm. Service in English by Pastor Birgitte Saltorp

Date: Sunday June 4th
Time: 10.30 am
Contacts: Margit Hansson and Ed Kuhlman

ScanSports presents: Bowling!

at Revs in Burnaby (5502 Lougheed Hwy)

May 7th , 2017 noon

$10 per person ($5 for kids) for 2 games and shoes

RSVP to to register


Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Urban Planning Lessons from Europe & Beyond presented by: Michael Geller, Architect AIBC, FCIP, RPP

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Join Michael Geller for an informative discussion of how lessons from Europe and beyond can influence architecture, planning and density in Vancouver. Michael is a Vancouver based architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer with four decades’ experience in the public, private and institutional sectors. He is President of the Geller Group and serves as an Adjunct Professor in SFU’s Centre for Sustainable Community Development, and an affiliate of UBC’s Masters in Urban Design program. The Geller Group comprises Michael Geller & Associates Limited (MGAL), active in planning and real estate consulting; Laneway Cottages Inc. which is seeking opportunities to develop laneway housing around the region; and Geller Properties Inc., a builder of small, ‘niche’ residential projects including apartments for people who do not want to live in apartments.

Michael first visited Scandinavia as a young architectural student in 1969 and has returned on numerous occasions. His most recent visit was a tour of four Danish cities in Summer 2016.

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Delicious 3-course Scandinavian dinner:
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye bread
Main Course:  Danish open-faced sandwiches
Dessert:  Raspberry fromage, Tea & Coffee
8:15 – 9pm: Featured presentation and a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price (after midnight Monday May 8th):   Member $45;  Non-member $50
Please note that all dinner prices have increased $5 effective April 2017.
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.

Midsummer Volunteers Meeting

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time: 2.30pm to 4 pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Robert Oberg at



There are 34 categories that need to be filled. If your answers are yes, then we need YOU to VOLUNTEER

There will be a volunteer orientation meeting using  the projector at the Scandinavian Centre in the big hall.

Returning volunteers and new volunteers most welcome. ” The sooner you volunteer, the better the selection”

For further information visit the Scandinavian Midsummer website at:

or email Robert Oberg @


Laudate Singers present Scandinavian Spring

CFF and Laudate Singers present Scandinavian Spring

Date: Friday April 28, 2017
Time: 7.30pm Bar opens 7.30pm. Concert 8pm.
Cost: Tickets $15, at the door only
Contact: Dianne Kilback

Laudate Singers, one of Vancouver’s Premier Professional Choirs, will perform choral works from Scandinavia followed by a talk by Kari Turunen. Lars Kaario is founder and director of Laudate Singers and Director of Choral Studies in the Diploma of Music Program at Capilano University where he directs two choirs. Kari Turunen was Choral Conductor of the Year 2008 in Finland and is currently Chairman of the Finnish Choral Directors’ Association and the artistic director of five choirs in Finland.

Norwegian Fishcake Dinner – SOLD OUT

Everyone Welcome to S.O.N. Viking Lodge #81`s Norwegian Fishcake Dinner At the Scandinavian Centre
Date: Friday April 21st
Time: Bar opens 6 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m.
Serving their renowned, homemade fishcakes with all the trimmings including Norwegian meat-cakes for non-fish lovers. Classic Country music for listening & dancing by Ed Wahl & friend Laurie

Tickets: Adults $25 p.p Children 12 yrs & under $15 p.p.
Contact: For tickets phone Jytte Kaland 604 581 8791 or Marg Kirsebom 604 535 4985

Should purchase tickets by April 14th . Make cheques payable to: SON Viking Lodge #81
This dinner is usually a sell-out with lots of repeat diners!!

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