Bridge Tournament

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

Date: Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 29, 2011

9 a.m. Cof­fee, muffins and registration

10 a.m. Play Bridge

Noon — Hot lunch will be served

1 p.m. Bridge continues

Cost: $20
Con­tact: Vivian or Helen 604 521‑6714
(A total of 10 rounds of Bridge will be played) All cash prizes.

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

Scandinavian Dancing

Fun, friendly cou­ple danc­ing for all ages! Both cou­ples and sin­gles wel­come. We enjoy the music and folk dances (set dances and cou­ple dances) of Den­mark, Fin­land, Ice­land, Nor­way and Swe­den. Come join our fun and friendly atmos­phere! New mem­bers welcome!

20080910_SandiNels_Dopiro_aDSC_0319Reg­u­lar Dancing

When: Wednes­day evenings Sep­tem­ber — April,
Start Date:Wednes­day, Sep­tem­ber 7, 2011
Time: 7:30 — 10pm
Where: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre — Ban­quet Hall (except 2nd Wednes­day of the month at Vic­to­ria Drive Hall, 2026 E 43rd Ave, Vancouver)

Cost: Mem­ber­ship fee includes all reg­u­lar dance evenings; or drop-in fee $5.
Con­tact: Judith Ander­son, Pres­i­dent (604) 526‑4722; Wendy Cut­ler by

Begin­ner Classes

Come learn the basics — waltz, polka, schot­tis, hambo, pol­ska and oth­ers!
Reg­is­tra­tion required — Cou­ples and sin­gles are welcome.

When: 9 ses­sions — Wednes­days — Next start date: Sep­tem­ber 28, 2011; no classes the 2nd Wednes­day of each month
Time: 7:30 — 8:45pm
Where: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: $50 per per­son for all 9 ses­sions and includes a DVD of the basic dances and club mem­ber­ship for the term.
Con­tact: Judith Ander­son, (604) 526‑4722 or by

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Nor­we­gian con­ver­sa­tion and cof­fee Sun­days. . Every­one is wel­come but no Eng­lish will be spoken.

Date: Sun­days, Sep­tem­ber 11, 18, 25, 2011
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Nor­way Room
Con­tact: Eva Lindzen (604) 581‑3376 to con­firm date/time and to be kept informed of any changes.

CFF AGM and Movie: Backwood Philosopher

Cana­dian Friends of Fin­land AGM and Movie Back­wood Philoso­pher — Havukka-ahon ajat­telija. In Finnish with Eng­lish subtitles

Date: Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 25, 2011

Time: 1pm

Cost: Attend the AGM and admis­sion is free and refresh­ments are pro­vided!

Havukka-ahon ajat­telija. In Finnish with Eng­lish sub­ti­tles Refreshments.

SWEA Crayfish Party

SWEA Cray­fish Party

Date: Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 23, 2011
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: SWEA mem­bers $35.00, Guests $45.00. Tick­ets includes appe­tizer, main course (Cray­fish and shrimps) as well as dessert. No drinks are included.
Con­tact: For your ticket, con­tact Elin Blomkvist ( or the office.Only 60 tick­ets will be sold.

Scandinavian Dancers present live music by Geitungen

This evening fea­tures a mini-concert by the Nor­we­gian trio Geitun­gen, after which this won­der­ful group will play for gen­eral dancing.

Date: Sep­tem­ber 21, 2011
Time: 7pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion $10 for non-members of the Scan­di­na­vian Dancers
Con­tact: Judith Ander­son

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