Friendly Game of Golf

Golf Richmond 2015

ScanS­ports invites you and your fam­ily to play a friendly game of golf!
You can use this as a warm up for the
Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre Golf Tour­na­ment in Sep­tem­ber or a fun fam­ily outig.
Texas Scramble/Best ball game for­mat.
Prizes will be awarded in the club­house aftr­wards.
Join the group for a burger in the club­house aftr your round.
Entry Fee $45 per adult/$22 youth (12–16). Burger $13

Date: Sat­ur­day, May 23, 2015
Time: 1pm
Loca­tion: Mylora Golf Course, 9911 Sid­away Rd, Rich­mond (
Con­tact: Carol Mitchell, Nor­way House Soci­ety, c/o Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre, or before May 15, 2015

Down­load the form here

Midsummer Festival Craft Fair is SOLD OUT

Craft vendor display at Midsummer Festival June 20 and 21, 2015.

The Craft and Com­mer­cial tables are sold out, with a wait­list. All ven­dors will be noti­fied by Wednes­day May 27.

The Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val, in its 20th year, attracts thou­sands of vis­i­tors. We are now look­ing for crafters who can offer us some­thing spe­cial and excit­ing, be it tra­di­tional crafts with an inno­v­a­tive twist of some­thing cul­tur­ally relevant.

We offer you a craft table at our fes­ti­val for TWO days for just just $99.75 (includes all applic­a­ble taxes).  The fes­ti­val will be adver­tised on JRfm Radio, in the Van­cou­ver Sun and The Province as well as in local news­pa­pers.  The fun and crazy wife-carrying con­test always draws a lot of atten­tion along with con­tin­u­ous enter­tain­ment all weekend.

Com­mer­cial Booth: 10 x 6 ft: canopy-covered space with an 8 ft table and 2
chairs $315 (includes all applic­a­ble taxes).

Dur­ing the Craft Fair there will be:

  • Con­tin­u­ous on-stage entertainment
  • Children’s games
  • An authen­tic Viking Vil­lage (the Vikings actu­ally camp out all weekend!)
  • The rais­ing of and danc­ing around the tra­di­tional May Pole
  • Cul­tural displays
  • Scan­di­na­vian food

Here are the Mid­sum­mer 2015 Craft Table Appli­ca­tion  and the Mid­sum­mer com­mer­cial booths 2015

If you would like to par­tic­i­pate at the Craft Fair, please send us the following:

• How and why you do your craft and where have you shown?
• 3 pho­tographs of the kinds of crafts you are sell­ing
• Appli­ca­tion for the Craft Mar­ket
• Par­tic­i­pa­tion Agree­ment
• Cheque dated for May 15, 2015

DEADLINE May 15, 2015

We will con­tact suc­cess­ful appli­cants by Wednes­day May 27

Scansports meeting

Scansports logoDate: Tues­day 19, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Con­tact:  Daniel Lin­der —

The ScanS­ports Com­mit­tee plans sport events and activ­i­ties for the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre. If you’ve got ideas or just want to help out, please join us for monthly meet­ings.  Con­tact Daniel Lin­der — for more info.

Genealogy Meeting

Date: Sat­ur­day May 16, 2015
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details

Spring Work Party

BroomDate: Sat­ur­day May 9, 2015

Time: 9 am to 3 pm. Break­fast at 8.30 am

Place: At the Centre

Con­tact: The office 604–294-2777 or

Call­ing Vol­un­teers of all ages! Come out and help keep your Cen­tre beau­ti­ful. Bring rakes, leaf blow­ers, pails and rags, work inside or out­side. Rain or shine! Early birds are wel­come to come at 8.30 am to join us for break­fast. Lunch is served at 12.30 pm. Please let the office know whether you are com­ing and whether  you are join­ing us for break­fast and/or lunch.

Thank you to our volunteers!

BroomA huge big thank you to all our vol­un­teers who came to the Spring Clean up!

Thank you to the over 40 peo­ple who came out to help keep the Cen­tre beau­ti­ful. You brought rakes, leaf blow­ers, pails and rags, worked inside and out­side. Thank you to the Finnish War Vet­er­ans for mak­ing the break­fast! Thank you to the Dan­ish House for prepar­ing and donat­ing lunch. The chow­der was delicious!


Plant sale photo We would also like to extend our sin­cere thanks to all the vol­un­teers who came to help with the Flea mar­ket and the Plant Sale. This event also helped build com­mu­nity. Gun Pen­nink is to be con­grat­u­lated for orga­niz­ing the Flea­mar­ket, and Car­olyn Thauberger is also to be con­grat­u­lated for her lead­er­ship with the Plant Sale.

Thank you to all the vol­un­teers with a spe­cial men­tion to those helped with the cof­fee and the food.


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