Finnish War Veterans Ceremony

Kor­sukuoro and Mari Pet­znek will per­form. Rin­ta­malta Län­sir­an­nikolle Trailer.

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 28, 2012
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: admis­sion by donation

Refresh­ments. Here is a flyer in Finnish.

Celebrating the Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II

Dance the night away to the golden sounds of The Sil­ver Stars. With din­ner fea­tur­ing Salad, Chicken 7 Prawn Kebabs, Dessert and Coffee.

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 21, 2012
Time: Bar opens 5.30, Din­ner served at 6.30
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $35 per per­son.
Con­tact: For Reser­va­tions call Solvejg at 604–951-4842. Please mail your cheque payable to Dan­ish House soci­ety to Solvejg Nielsen, 8540 Sun­bury Place, Delta, BC, V4C 3Y7.

Orga­nized by the Royal Dan­sih Guards Asso­ci­a­tion and the Dan­ish House. Co spon­sored by the Danish-Canadian Com­mu­nity Centre.

Plant Sale

Everyone's a gardener!Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre Plant Sale

Hun­dreds of donated peren­ni­als, annu­als, herbs, fruit and dec­o­ra­tive shrubs, Mother’s Day roses, gar­den greet­ing cards. Excel­lent vari­ety, fab­u­lous prices!

Mas­ter Gar­dener avail­able. Hot­dogs, cof­fee, waf­fles. Multi-tented venue.

Date: May 5 and 6, 2012
Time: 10am to 3pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Free admis­sion!
Con­tact: If you’d like to vol­un­teer, help on the com­mit­tee, or donate any plants, please con­tact: Helina Clement FHS 604–274-2564;  Dex­ada Jor­gensen DHS 604–469-1711; Chris­tine Mitlewski SHS 604–461-2488;  Car­olyn Thauberger NHS 778–999-6339

Our tented sale at the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 6540 Thomas Street in Burn­aby, has over 1000 plants. Most are peren­ni­als, gen­er­ous gifts from the gar­dens of our mem­bers. We are sure to get some­thing unique. Last year we sold pink iris and a scented her­itage Finnish rose that arrived in Canada over 100 years ago.

Enjoy our new greet­ing card col­lec­tion with gor­geous flower pho­tos by Chris­tine Mitlewski, per­fect for Mother’s Day, along with a bloom­ing rose or flower from our collection.

Take Mom for cof­fee, hot dogs, and Scan­di­na­vian waf­fles, too.

Print the poster if you wish.

Munin Viking Ship Annual Pork Dinner Fundraiser

Munin Viking ShipEnter­tain­ment: Munin his­tor­i­cal & present-day slide shows, Gerry Stens­gaard & Cor­ryvrekan folk group – sea­far­ing songs with audi­ence participation.

All hands on deck! You are all invited!

Date: Fri­day April 20, 2012
Time: Cash Bar 6pm, din­ner at 7pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Cost: $25 adults, $10 under 12
Con­tact: For tick­ets call Phyl­lis at (604) 939‑9521 by April 14 or Sonja Busch by

Nordic Spirit 2012: The Lives They Left Behind

Nordic Spirit PhotoIllus­trat­ing life in the Nordic coun­tries (1850–1950). Orga­nized by the Scan­di­na­vian Cul­tural Society

Date: Sat­ur­day, March 31, and Sun­day, April 1, 2012
Time: Sat­ur­day 10am to 9pm; Sun­day 10am to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Free, except where indi­cated for spe­cific work­shops
Con­tacts: Car­olyn Thauberger 778–329-6964  or by; Judith Ander­son by

Sun­day Sched­ule:

10am Doors open
1 pm Scott Larsen Scan­di­na­vians on the Titanic
2 pm Card Weav­ing with Linda Wood­stock $10
2 pm to 4 pm Scan­di­na­vian Children’s games
3 pm Scan­di­na­vian tales for chil­dren
All Day: Geneal­ogy research for free
Infor­ma­tion, work­shop pre­reg­is­tra­tion by