Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

If you have vol­un­teered at the Cen­tre dur­ing the past year or two, come and join the Vol­un­teer Appre­ci­a­tion Lun­cheon, host­ed by the Five Hous­es. Cater­ing by Kate Praegel and games/quizzes by Marg Kirse­bom. MC Nor­man Eyford.

Date: Sun­day, Jan­u­ary 29, 2017
Time: 12:30pm, lunch and pro­gram at 1pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Con­tact: Please RSVP by Jan­u­ary 25th to:

Dan­ish House Soci­ety Ed Kuhlman kuhlman@nullshaw.ca
Fin­land House Soci­ety Veikko Niemelä vniemela@nullshaw.ca 604–980-0706
Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety Ron Stub­bings Norway@nullscandinaviancentre.org
Swe­den House Soci­ety Cari­na Spencer swedenhousechair@nullgmail.com 604–476-0666
Ice­land House Soci­ety Nor­man Eyford neyford@nulldccnet.com

If in doubt, or house­less, con­tact info@nullscandinaviancentre.org or phone the office 604–294-2777.



Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 13, 2017
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  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca


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

Date: Jan­u­ary 6, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smør­re­brod is served at 7pm
Con­tact: Ebba Grey 604–990-3550 or by ebba@nullshaw.ca
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 ebba@nullshaw.ca. 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.

Laudate Singers present Scandinavian Spring

CFF and Lau­date Singers present Scan­di­na­vian Spring

Date: Fri­day April 28, 2017
Time: 7.30pm Bar opens 7.30pm. Con­cert 8pm.
Cost: Tick­ets $15, at the door only
Con­tact: Dian­ne Kil­back dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Lau­date Singers, one of Vancouver’s Pre­mier Pro­fes­sion­al Choirs, will per­form choral works from Scan­di­navia fol­lowed by a talk by Kari Turunen. Lars Kaar­io is founder and direc­tor of Lau­date Singers and Direc­tor of Choral Stud­ies in the Diplo­ma of Music Pro­gram at Capi­lano Uni­ver­si­ty where he directs two choirs. Kari Turunen was Choral Con­duc­tor of the Year 2008 in Fin­land and is cur­rent­ly Chair­man of the Finnish Choral Direc­tors’ Asso­ci­a­tion and the artis­tic direc­tor of five choirs in Fin­land.

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.

NORDIC CULTURAL WEEKEND — poster and forms

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 8 to Sun­day, April 9, 2017
Time: Sat­ur­day 9am; Sun­day 10am
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: Adults: $15 per ½ day or one day class; $25 for two day class; Ice­landic Craft Class $10, Ice­landic Knit­ting demo no charge, but please reg­is­ter.
Con­tact: Son­ja Busch sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com


Spon­sored by the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre

Sign up for one class or sev­er­al class­es …. Reg­is­ter by April 4th

Expand your hori­zons and learn a craft or a new recipe

April 2 (Sun­day) 9am. Nordic Wood­carv­ing Learn dec­o­ra­tive Nordic wood­carv­ing. Begin­ners wel­come or bring your unfin­ished project with you. Min­i­mum age 13 years. Taught by Ani­ta Jacob­sen

April 8th & 9 (Sat­ur­day & Sun­day) 10 a.m. Two-day paint­ing work­shop: Nor­we­gian Rose­ma­l­ing & Swedish Kubits Folk paint­ing  SOLD OUT Begin­ners learn the basic strokes. More expe­ri­enced painters start a new project or bring your unfin­ished work with you. Bring your own wood­en item. Paint, brush­es and pat­terns pro­vid­ed.  Taught by Aaslaug Boulier.

April 8 (Sat) 9 a.m. Nor­we­gian Cook­ing: learn to make Pota­to Balls (Potet Klubb /Raspeball) and Nor­we­gian Lace cook­ies. Taught by Susan Strang

April 8th (Sat) 12:30 noon One hour Ice­landic Knit­ting method demon­stra­tion

April 8th (Sat) 1:30 p.m. Finnish Cook­ing make Finnish salmon soup & side bread with Riit­ta Hut­tunen

April 8th (Sat) 2 p.m. Ice­landic craft ses­sion – Learn to make Lau­fab­raud (Leaf Bread) orna­ments; Rock peo­ple in Ice­landic sweaters & Birch discs with Ice­landic sym­bols

April 9 (Sat) 11:30 a.m. One hour Ice­landic knit­ting method demon­stra­tion

April 9 (Sun) 1 p.m. Open-face Sand­wich Design Learn hands-on the art of Scan­di­na­vian open-faced sand­wich design. Make sand­wich­es almost too beau­ti­ful to eat!  Taught by Tina Tay­lor

April 9 (Sun­day) 1 p.m. Swedish Bak­ing SOLD OUT Vete­bröd (aka Hvete­brød, Hvede­brød, Pul­la bread). Make this sweet car­damom cof­fee bread with var­i­ous shapes and fill­ings. Taught by San­dra Ben­holm

April 9 (Sun) 2 p.m. Ice­landic Craft Ses­sion: Learn to make Lau­fab­raud orna­ments


Fees: Adults: $15 or half-day or one-day class­es; $25 for 2-day work­shop; Ice­landic knit­ting demo N/C but please reg­is­ter; Ice­landic Craft class: $10

Cheques payable to: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre. If pay­ing cash at the office, please bring cor­rect change)

Forms      NORDIC CULTURAL WEEKEND — poster and forms 

 Info/request forms: sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com


Icelandic Thorrablot

Thorablot designThe Ice­landic Cana­di­an Club of British Columbia cor­dial­ly invites you to þorrablót (Thorrablot)
Date: Sat­ur­day, March 4, 2017
Time: Cock­tails 6 pm, Din­ner 7 pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: $40; 18 years and under $25
Con­tact: For tick­ets, con­tact Nina Jobin 604–277-0143 email nina_jobin@nulltelus.net.
Reserve by Wednes­day morn­ing, March 1. No tick­et sales at the door.

ScanSports presents: Curling!

curling 2015

Sun­day Feb­ru­ary 26th, 12 noon to 2pm at Thistle Curling Club, Delta

$10 per per­son (includes instruc­tion and equip­ment rentals)

RSVP to scansports@nullgmail.com

Games will be played in teams of 4 (reg­is­ter as a team or indi­vid­u­als). Bring a pair of clean soled run­ning shoes and warm socks. Wear lay­ers of warm, com­fort­able, cloth­ing. Arrive 30 min­utes before the game time to prep. Prizes will be award­ed!

Spaces are lim­it­ed – reg­is­tra­tion is first come, first served.

An audi­ence to cheer on the teams is always wel­come — the lounge is warm and friend­ly.



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