Bridge Tournament

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

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016

9am –  Coffee, muffins and registration

10am –  Play Bridge – five rounds

1pm – Hot lunch will be served

2pm –  Bridge continues with five more rounds

Cost: $25 per person
Contact: Vivian or Helen 604 521-6714
All cash prizes.

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

Nordic Knitting Classes – everyone welcome

Knitting photoSeries of 6 weekly classes. Bring your current project or start a new one with instructor Bea’s help

Dates: Sundays, October 2, 16, 23, 30. November 6, 13
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm, starts right after Kaffestue
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, Norwegian Room
Cost: $20
Contact: Register with instructor Bea Jacobsen,  tel. 604-790-3533

Organized by Norwegian House Society. All nationalities welcome.

DHS 19th Annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction

DHS-AuctionKroplatte, konditorkager and Coffee or Tea
Silent Auction: Gift Baskets, Pottery, Artwork and Christmas Gifts and more
Live Auction with Auctioneer Knud Nielsen

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: Bar opens and preview 5 pm. Dinner 7 pm.
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Tickets $35 Please buy your ticket by October 12th.
Contact: Mail your cheque payable to Danish House Society to Solvejg Nielsen, #1605 – 1245 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, BC, V3M 6J6 or call Solvejg Nielsen 604-549-4923.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

sharon-janzenDate: Wednesday October 12, 2016
Time: Bar opens 6pm, dinner served at 7pm
Place: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: Members $30, guests $35
Contact: To reserve or to attend as a guest contact  Paul Andreassen at SBC Office telephone: (604) 484-8238 or Jan Nordin (604) 551‑7512.
Please note, an added $10 will be charged at the door for anyone arriving unregistered or not pre-registered.

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KroAften, Danish House Society’s Club Night BY RESERVATION ONLY

Date: October 7, 2016
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smørrebrod is served at 7pm
Contact: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or by
Danish House Society’s Club Night

Meet 6’ish to get your meal tickets and table number and enjoy a drink. Smørrebrod is served at 7 pm. To reserve: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or email You MUST BOOK and order your open faced sandwiches by the Monday 6pm of the same week. This popular event books up quickly so call early!

Enjoy a fine selection of open faced sandwiches, dessert, coffee and tea. Wash down with Snaps and Carlsberg.

Leif Erikson Day Festival


Leif Erikson Day Festival: Focus on Sweden

To honour Leif Erikson; to praise the contributions to Canada of people of Nordic descent; to promote the spirit of discovery

Date:  Saturday October 1, 2016
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: 778-228-2334





Seterskveld and Silent Auction

SeterskveldGoatDate: Friday, September 30th, 2016
Time: Cocktail hour 6 pm;  7 p.m. Dinner; After-dinner entertainment TBA
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Tickets: to be purchased no later than Sept 27th (Tuesday) Adults: $25 p.p. ; Children 5 yrs through 12 yrs: $10 p.p.
Children 4 yrs & under: FREE
For reservations & tickets contact: Ron & Riitta Stubbings  604 941 0760
or Marg Kirsebom   604 535 4985; Tickets also available from the Scandinavian Centre office
(Please make chqs payable to: Norwegian House Society)

Dinner organized jointly by SON Sleipner Lodge #8 & Norwegian House Society with dinner profits shared equally
+ A Silent Auction with many great items to bid on. Please come ready to support us & find yourself a bargain too.
Hosted by SON Viking Lodge #81 in support of their adopted inner-city school,  Hjorth Road Elementary & other worthy causes


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