Golf Tournament Fundraiser

5th Annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament! Tournament Flyer

To promote youth and sport within the community. Format: Texas Scramble (Best Ball). Limited to the first 32 fully paid registered golfers.
Buffet Dinner, cash bar, silent auction.

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: Registration 10.30am; first tee-off at 11.30am, followed by 9-minute tee-off intervals; last tee-off 1pm. Buffet dinner 7pm
Location: Burnaby Mountain Golf Course
Cost: Register on this  2017 golf registration form and submit with payment. Fees are:

Golf, ½ power cart and buffet dinner $132.75

Golf and buffet dinner $117.25

Golf only $ 82.25

Golf and ½ power cart $97.75

Buffet dinner only $ 35.00 – non-golfers are welcome to attend the buffet dinner

For Sponsorship, please see Sponsorship poster 2017

Contact: Robert Oberg at roberg@nulltelus.net, phone: Robert Oberg at 604-813-4346 (cell); or Scandinavian Centre 604-294-2777

Swedish Christmas Market

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Date: Saturday and Sunday,  TWO DAYS November 18 AND 19, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: AnnaKarin Tornqvist at swedishculturalsociety.ca@nullgmail.com

Come to the Swedish Cultural Society’s 2017 Swedish Christmas Market. 2 full days!

Coffee, drinks, sandwiches and pastries available to feed you while you are shopping.

If you are a NEW vendor, Please see your NEW-Vendor-JulmarknadInvitation2017, SKF2017_NEW_VendorApplication Form and PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT 2017

If you are a RETURNING vendor, please see your RETURNING VENDOR Julmarknad Invitation 2017, SKF2017 VendorRegistrationFormReturning and PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT 2017

Please don’t phone the Scandinavian Centre office. The Swedish Christmas Market is run by the Swedish Cultural Society and its volunteers.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

EUROPEAN REFUGEE CRISIS

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Azza Robji is a peace and social justice activist in Vancouver. She immigrated to Canada from Tunisia in 2011 and has since been involved in the immigrant and refugee community in Vancouver. She is a writer and researcher on the issue of immigration and refugees in Canada as well as on the current refugee crisis in Europe. Azza will be providing a balanced and facts-based presentation that will inform and enlighten us on this important issue. Also, we will be presenting our Annual Scholarship Award to this year’s recipient at this event.

The European migrant crisis, or the European refugee crisis, is a term given to a period beginning in 2015 when rising numbers of people arrived in the European Union (EU), travelling across the Mediterranean Sea or overland through Southeast Europe. These people included asylum seekers, but also others, such as economic migrants and some hostile agents, including Islamic State militants disguised as refugees or migrants.

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:  Danish open-faced sandwiches
Dessert:  Peach cobbler, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price (after midnight Monday Sept 11th):   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.

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+ CANCELLED

All seniors welcome.

Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 CANCELLED
Time: Noon
Cost: $3 if you bring a plate of sandwiches, cakes or cookies to share, OR $8 if you prefer not to bring food.
Please help us out by bringing a plate of food.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294-0749 or by  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca

Scandinavian Craft Fair

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Arts and Crafts – Baked Goods – Christmas Goodies — Refreshments and much much more!

The annual Scandinavian Craft Fair at the Scandinavian Centre, hosted by the Vancouver Finlandia Club. Lots of local vendors, Finnish & Scandinavian crafts and merchandise, plus your favourite baked goods!

Scandinavian Deli will be open for lunch.

Free entry and free parking!

Date: Sunday November 26, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Riitta or Ron at 604-941-0760 or scandicraftfair@nullgmail.com

Please see the Craft Fair 2017 Registration Letter

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

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