Canadian Friends of Finland: Runeberg the Finnish Hymnist

Date: Sun­day Feb­ru­ary 11, 2018
Time: 2 pm 
: Admis­sion by dona­tion. Refresh­ments
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back

A pre­sen­ta­tion with Bob Poutt and his group:
Johan Lud­vig Runeberg  Hym­nist “I Lift My Eyes”

Runeberg’s Reli­gious con­vic­tions are expressed in song. His hymns have an impor­tant place in Finnish wor­ship, and were a con­tri­bu­tion to the nation­al cul­ture.

Hymn texts are anoth­er exam­ple of Runeberg broad lit­er­ary con­tri­bu­tions.

Cof­fee and refresh­ments will be served. For infor­ma­tion con­tact


ScanSports Spring Golf Tournament!

ScanS­ports invites you to play a friend­ly game of golf!
Join the group for a burg­er in the club­house after your round.

Date: Sun­day, May 20th, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Loca­tion: Mylo­ra Golf Course, 9911 Sid­away Rd, Rich­mond
Con­tact: to reg­is­ter
Cost:  $55 per per­son includes golf and BBQ
Pow­er carts are avail­able for an extra $28

Danish Brotherhood Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance

Dan­ish Broth­er­hood Valentine’s Day Din­ner Dance

Date: Sat­ur­day Feb­ru­ary 10, 2018
Time: Doors open 5.30pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion only $35.00 per per­son
Con­tact: To reserve your tick­ets, no lat­er than Feb­ru­ary 8th, con­tact Erik Bladt 778–549-5958 e-mail

Come and enjoy a deli­cious tra­di­tion­al Dan­ish buf­fet din­ner!

Dance the night away with great music from the Sil­ver Stars Band

All Dona­tions for Door Prizes are wel­come

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 9, 2018
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


Finn Fun Family Camp

FinnFun logoFinn­Fun Fam­i­ly Camp. Come join the car­ni­val. Vap­pu themed cam day will include fun activ­i­ties for the whole fam­i­ly. Come meet with oth­er Finnish fam­i­lies, enjoy Finnish food and great times togeth­er!

Date: Sun­day, May 6, 2018
Time: 11am to 5pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Price: $20/per per­son; $50 fam­i­ly (par­ents and chil­dren) Price includes lunch, snack and “makkaran­pais­to”.

Reg­is­tra­tions by April 28

names of attend­ing par­ents,
names and ages of chil­dren,
your e-mail address,
phone #
cheque (payable to Finn­Fun school)

For more infor­ma­tion    or

Nordic Cultural Weekend

Nordic Cul­tur­al Week­end 2018: Expand your hori­zons and learn a new Nordic craft or recipe. Some­thing for all ages from small­est to old­est.

Dates: Sat­ur­day, April 14 and Sun­day, April 15, 2018
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Con­tact: Son­ja Busch

Nor­we­gian Rose­ma­l­ing & Swedish Kubits Folk paint­ing (2 full days) — WAITLISTED
Work­shop April 14th & 15th at 10 a.m.; cost: $25 pp
Instruc­tor: Aaslaug Bouli­er

Dan­ish Open-faced Sand­wich Design (1/2 day)  — WAITLISTED
Sat­ur­day, April 14th at 10 a.m. ; cost $15 pp
Instruc­tor: Tina Tay­lor

Nor­we­gian Hardan­ger Embroi­dery (1/2 day) — SPACE STILL AVAILABLE
Sat­ur­day, April 14th at 1 p.m.: learn­ing stu­dents $15 pp
expe­ri­enced stitch­ers — no charge to embroi­der with the cir­cle mem­bers for the after­noon
Instruc­tor: TBA

Swedish Bak­ing — Mazarines — Almond tarts (1/2 day) — WAITLISTED
Sat­ur­day, April 14th at 1 p.m.; cost: $15 pp
Instruc­tor: San­dra Ben­holm-Che­ung

Finnish Cooking/Baking — Wiener & root veg­etable soup Plus Pul­la bread/buns (1/2 day) — THREE SPOTS AVAILABLE
Sun­day, April 15th at 1 p.m.; cost: $15 pp
Instruc­tor: Tuu­la Venalainen

To reg­is­ter, email
Space is lim­it­ed
; Teens free but must reg­is­ter in advance

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

 Spon­sored by the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre


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

Date: Feb­ru­ary 2, 2018
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.