Scandinavian Centre Flea Market

Flea MarketCome & find a bargain

Date: Sun­day, May 3, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Con­tact: Gun Pen­nink 604–921-9903

Please donate items for the Flea­mar­ket. Items can be left at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre up to one week before the event. Come out on the day and check out all the bar­gains that can be had. We are also look­ing for vol­un­teers for this event. If you would like to vol­un­teer, please con­tact Gun.

A fundraiser for the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Centre

To all of you who would like to declut­ter your place, this is a golden oppor­tu­nity to donate your things to our Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre fundraiser Flea­mar­ket tak­ing place on May 3rd.
We will take house­wares, clothes, linen, books, toys, sport­ing goods, xmas dec­o­ra­tions, small pieces of fur­ni­ture that fit in a car etc. Your dona­tions should be in good work­ing con­di­tion and
can be left at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre from April 27th.

No Elec­tron­ics Please!

We also hope that every­one will come out and buy our ter­rific bar­gains and enjoy a cof­fee and a hot dog at the Cen­tre on May 3rd!

ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team!

runnersScanS­ports presents the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre Sun Run team! Once again we have entered a tem in the Van­cou­ver Sun Run, and we need team mem­bers! This fun annual run takes place in down­town Van­cou­ver on April 19th at 9 am. It’s one of Canada’s largest 10 km runs, and you can be part of it! As an added incen­tive, Scans­ports will pay $10 of your entry fee.   To enter, you can either:   Reg­is­ter online ( to join an exist­ing team to reg­is­ter or login to search for Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre). You can choose the ‘invoice Scans­ports’ option and you won’t have to pay online, but please make note of the total, and send a cheque payable to Scans­ports for the total minus $10.


Reg­is­ter via cor­po­rate entry form – copies are on the board at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre. Please com­plete the form and pro­vide cash or cheque for the reg­is­tra­tion total minus $10.

The final team entry dead­line is March 19th (please hand in forms and cheques by the 18th to give me a day to col­lect verify)

We will arrange a time to pick up the shirts and tim­ing bibs before the run, and after the run we plan to go for  a team brunch. We’ll pick a place and any­one who wants to meet up after­wards can make their way there after the race.

Any ques­tions please con­tact Karina — 604–728-6572


Genealogy Meeting

Date: Sat­ur­day April 18, 2015
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

Midsummer Festival

Mid­sum­mer 2105: Nordic Cap­i­tal Cities!

Photo of Eva Andersson and Midsummer wreathsSat­ur­day fea­tures include on-stage enter­tain­ment, Mar­ket Place, children’s games, Viking Vil­lage, rais­ing the May Pole, cul­tural dis­plays, Scan­di­na­vian food. Sun­day fea­tures include in addi­tion a pan­cake brunch and the famous wife-carrying contest.

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 20 — Sun­day June 21, 2015
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Day pass only $10 • Free for chil­dren under 16 • Free parking

JUNE 20: 10:00 am to 6:00pm; Fam­ily Fes­ti­val 6pm to 11pm Bon­fire Dance
JUNE 21: 10am – 4pm; 2pm Wife Car­ry­ing
Details will be on the Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val website.

Mid­sum­mer 2015 Craft Table Application

Midsummer poster 2015


Nordic Cultural Weekend

Rosemaling photo Erik A DrabløsNordic Cul­tural Week­end: Expand your hori­zons and learn a new Nordic craft or recipe. Some­thing for all ages from small­est to old­est.

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 11 to Sun­day, April 12, 2015
Time: 9am to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Adults: $10 per ½ day or one day class includes cof­fee breaks; $20 for two day class; Teens & Chil­dren: no charge but must reg­is­ter.
Con­tacts: Leena/Carol

Please book your classes by April 4th. Class sizes lim­ited. Here is the Nordic Cul­tural Week­end Reg­is­tra­tion form (here is a PDF ver­sion).

Classes offered in Lefse mak­ing, Rose­ma­l­ing & Kubits Folk Art Paint­ing, Open faced Sand­wich Mak­ing, Nordic Wood Carv­ing, Swedish mini Easter Cakes with Marzi­pan chicks.

Plus a Swedish Folk Music Workshop.

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors welcome.

Date: Fri­day, April 10, 2015
Time: Noon
Cost: $3 if you bring a plate of sand­wiches, cakes or cook­ies to share, OR $8 if you pre­fer not to bring food.  Please help us out by bring­ing a plate of food.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294‑0749 or by

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