Torskek­lubben — Every­one welcome.

Date: Thurs­day, Jan­u­ary 31, 2013
Time: Happy hour 6pm, din­ner 7pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Con­tact:  If you are not on the list and would like a call please phone Peter at 604 535‑4985


Nor­we­gian con­ver­sa­tion and cof­fee Sun­days.  Every­one is wel­come – learn­ing Nor­we­gian? Have com­pany from Nor­way? Bring them along!

Date: Sun­day,  Jan­u­ary 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2013
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Nor­way Room
Con­tact: For more info or to con­firm dates, stat hol­i­days etc. phone Eva Lindzen 604 581 3376. Want e-mail reminders & noti­fi­ca­tion of changes to sched­ule? Email

Swedish Pubnite

This event is a fundraiser in sup­port of the Swedish School of Van­cou­ver.
Enter­tain­ment: Pub quiz, 50:50 draw, toonie toss, mini silent auc­tion, dance to Swedish favorites!

Date: Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 25, 2013
Time: 7pm to 1am
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Price: $15 advanced pur­chase, $20 at the door, includes entry and din­ner: Swedish meat­balls and scal­loped pota­toes coffee/tea and dessert.
Con­tact: 604–838-5362

Spon­sored by the Swedish Cul­tural Soci­ety and SWEA Vancouver

We are look­ing for­ward to see­ing you there.

Nordic Cultural Weekend

Classes will be offered in Rose­ma­l­ing; Hardan­ger embroi­dery; Wood carv­ing; Geneal­ogy; Open-faced sand­wich mak­ing; Finnish bak­ing; krumkake & kransekake bak­ing; Swedish Lenten bun bak­ing; Folk dance; Music work­shop; Choral sing-a-long; Easter crafts & more.

Date: Saturday/Sunday, March 16/17, 2013
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Advance reg­is­tra­tion required: Adults $10 per day (plus sup­ply costs for some classes). Chil­dren & Teens: no fees but must reg­is­ter for spe­cific classes.
Con­tact: or

Here are more details and and the reg­is­tra­tion form (pdf), or just the reg­is­tra­tion form as a MS/Word doc­u­ment.
Reg­is­ter early as some class sizes limited.

Spon­sored by Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre; Dan­ish House Soci­ety; Ice­land House Soci­ety; Fin­land House Soci­ety; Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety; Swedish House Society

Genealogy Meeting

Date: Sat­ur­day Jan­u­ary 19, 2013
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

Icelandic Language lessons begin

Lessons are on Tues­day nights. All lev­els are welcome!

Date: Lessons start Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 15, 2013
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: $50 for 8 weeks
Con­tact: Gun­nar Óla­fur Hans­son, Pro­fes­sor of Lin­guis­tics, UBC. Email:, phone: 604–875-0537

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