Christmas — New Year Office closings

Please note: the Cen­tre is CLOSED Christ­mas Eve (all day), Christ­mas Day, Box­ing Day and Mon­day the 27th. The Office opens Tues­day the 28th at noon. The Cen­tre is CLOSED again on New Year’s Day.

The Board of the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre,Christmas holly_Hamilton_73485440
And Eva, Riitta, Marja, Carol and Leena want to wish you
A Very Merry Christ­mas and Happy New Year!

Hyvää joulua ja onnel­lista uutta vuotta!
God Jul och Gott Nytt År!
God Jul og Godt nytt år!
Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår!
Gleði­leg jól gott og farsælt komandi nýár!

Finnish Christmas Party

Open to all young and young at heart! Per­for­mances by the attend­ing chil­dren and local tal­ent. Santa will arrive after the rice pud­ding. Good­ies and cof­fee served.

Date: Sun­day, Decem­ber 19, 2010
Time: 5pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Centre

Hosted by the Finnish Cana­dian Fish and Game Club.

Yule sailings onboard the Munin

Munin Viking ShipSome­thing dif­fer­ent and ‘very Vancouver’

Come join our crew on the Munin viking ship. These sail­ings include fes­tive Yule lights, the use of blan­kets, mitts and hats.

When:  Dec 19, and daily from Dec 26-Jan 3 inclu­sive
Times:  Usu­ally start­ing at 11 am and 1 pm for ~ 2 hours, weather depen­dant
Loca­tion:  Van­cou­ver Mar­itime Museum’s Her­itage Har­bour
Cost:  Sug­gested dona­tion of $20 per per­son
Con­tact:  call Walde­mar Jon­s­son @ (604) 435‑0296 or
email with your pre­ferred dates and times

Munin will soon be prepar­ing for a large voy­age to Steve­ston. Join us for train­ing and practice.

Scandinavian Dancers Christmas Party

20080917_Mixer_Cutler_8759c_mThis is the last night of danc­ing before the new year.

Date: Wednes­day, Decem­ber 15, 2010
Time: 7:30-10pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Drop-in fee $5
Con­tact: Judith Ander­son

Deli­cious gløgg ($3 dona­tion requested), yummy treats (please bring), taste­ful tunes. Music by Gam­mel Dansk.

Icelandic Christmas Bake Sale

For sale: Vínarterta, kleinur, lifrarpylsa, mysu­os­tur, rúllupylsa, hangikjöt, skyr, brown bread, pick­led her­ring, harð­fiskur, pönnukökur.

Choose spe­cial Christ­mas gifts from tables includ­ing items from the club such as T-shirts, Kaffi-sopimugs, books, mag­nets, licence plate frames, INL cal­en­dars, etc.

Date: Sun­day, Decem­ber 12, 2010
Time: 10 am — 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Free to enter; baked goods are for sale, as are lun­cheon items
Con­tact: Naomi Dyer, 604 465‑9471

If you know what you want, call your pre-orders in to Naomi by Thurs­day, Decem­ber 9th (pön­nukökur can­not be pre-ordered).

Craft & Sale tables are wel­come, and they are free –to book, call Naomi.

Visit the Hard Fisk Café for kaffi and deli­cious Ice­landic treats like vínarterta, kleinur, pön­nukökur and open-faced sand­wiches. Pay­ment by Cash or Cheque ONLY.

Lucia Festivities in the evening

Lucia evening fes­tiv­i­ties: Sing-along, Swedish Christ­mas Din­ner, dance around the Christ­mas tree

Santa LuciaDate: Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 11, 2010
Time: 6pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Mem­bers of the Swedish Cul­tural Soci­ety $35.00; Non mem­bers $45.00;  13–19 olds $20.00; 12 and under $10.00
Con­tact: Order on-line or call Åsa Eidelöf 604–988‑9882

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