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

Date: Sun­days, Octo­ber 2,9,16,23,30
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Nor­way Room
Con­tact: Eva Lindzen (604) 581‑3376 elindzen@nullshaw.ca to con­firm date/time and to be kept informed of any changes.

Cancelled: Norwegian Sleepover and Skate

Sorry — this event has been cancelled.

Sat­ur­day evening crafts and movie. Sun­day break­fast, fin­ish craft & skating.

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 29-Sunday, Octo­ber 30, 2011
Time: Sat 7 pm until Sun 4 pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: $25 plus cost to rent skates (adult or teen help needed on the ice)
Con­tact: To reg­is­ter con­tact Sonja 604–522-4567 sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com

Dance workshop

Scandinavian DancersScan­di­na­vian Dancers’ fourth annual Fall work­shop will fea­ture Laine Ruus, who was so instru­men­tal in get­ting our group going and teach­ing us. Laine will be teach­ing Dan­ish dances. Gam­mel Dansk will pro­vide live music.

This is also our club’s 40th Anniver­sary, so we’re look­ing to make this a big reunion for the old timers and a great party for our newer mem­bers and friends.

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 29, 2011

9:30 cof­fee
10–12:30 1st ses­sion
12:30 lunch
1:30–5:00 2nd ses­sion
5:00 happy hour
6:00 din­ner
7:30 dance & review


Work­shops am: $12; pm: $15
Lunch: $12
Din­ner (Scan­di­na­vian food) and dance: $35
Dance only: $10
Full meal deal: $70

Here is the flyer for your fridge or your friends, includ­ing a print-and-mail-in reg­is­tra­tion form, in Acro­bat pdf format.

Visit our Scan­di­na­vian Dancers of Van­cou­ver website.

Christmas craft fairs


Santas_Spratley_MG_0002-1rChrist­mas Craft Fairs

All of our mem­ber coun­tries will be offer­ing sea­sonal goods at their 2011 craft fairs. Check them out:


Wel­come to Nor­way craft fair: Sun­day, Novem­ber 6, noon — 4pm


Nordic Christ­mas craft fair: Sun­day, Novem­ber 13, 11am — 3:30pm


Swedish Christ­mas mar­ket: Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 19 and 20, 11am-4pm


Scan­di­na­vian Finnish craft fair: Sun­day, Novem­ber 27, 11am — 4pm


Ice­landic Christ­mas bake sale and Christ­mas Party: Sun­day, Decem­ber 11, 10am — 1pm and 2pm — 4pm

Clean up Day

CleanupJoin us for our twice-yearly clean up of the cen­tre.

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 22, 2011
Time: 8.30 to 3 pm; Break­fast by Pet­teri Mökkö­nen will be served at 8.30; Lunch by the Nor­we­gians will be served later in the after­noon.
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Free! But Please let the office know if you are com­ing, and whether you are join­ing us for break­fast and/or lunch.
Con­tact: info@scandinaviancentre.org

Bring rakes, buck­ets and rags, even vac­uum clean­ers! Indoor and out­door jobs for all ages. Rain or shine.

Thank you Work Party participants!

Cleanup picA HUGE big THANK YOU to every­one who came to our
Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 22

Fall Work Party.

Spe­cial thank you to the Finnish War Vet­er­ans for the break­fast, and to Ruth and Per Gjerde for mak­ing an absolutely deli­cious lunch, spon­sored by the Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety.

We had about 60 peo­ple attend our clean up day.

Thank you so much!

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