17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day

The Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety will be host­ing 17. Mai 2018 Nor­we­gian Con­sti­tu­tion Day Din­ner.

Date: Thurs­day, May 17, 2018
Time: Bar opens 6 pm; Din­ner 7pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: $45. MUST pre-pay. Make cheques payable to Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety
Con­tact: For Tick­ets Car­ol Wal­ters 778–319-6696 or c_walters@nullshaw.ca
Please buy tick­ets by May 10.

Spring Clean-Up

This is a great way to meet the oth­er vol­un­teers, and to get to know the Cen­tre from top to bot­tom!

Date: Sat­ur­day May 12, 2018
When: 8:30am — 3pm. Break­fast by the Finnish War Vet­er­ans at 8:30.  Lunch pro­vid­ed by Ice­land House at 12.30pm.
Where: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Con­tact: Please let us know in advance if you will be com­ing and if you will be join­ing us for break­fast and/or lunch. Phone 604–294-2777 or  info@nullscandinaviancentre.org.

Bring rakes, leaf blow­ers, buck­ets & rags, even vac­u­ums. Indoor & out­door jobs for all ages Rain or shine We always appre­ci­ate as much help as pos­si­ble.

Thank you in advance!

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”.
Con­tact: finnfuntreasurer@nullgmail.com

Reg­is­tra­tions by April 28 finnfuntreasurer@nullgmail.com

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

For more infor­ma­tion http://www.finnfun.org    or  facebook.com/FinnFun

National Veterans Day Celebration

Kansal­lisen vet­er­aa­nipäivän juh­la

Huhtiku­un 29. päivänä (sun­nun­tai), kel­lo 14:00

Ohjel­maa sekä kahvi- ja voileipä­tar­joilu.  Pääsy ilmainen vet­er­aaneille, saat­ta­jille ja yhdis­tyk­sen jäse­nille, muut lahjoituk­sel­la.  Juh­la­puku ja mitali rin­taan.

Esko Kajan­der, puheen­jo­hta­ja


Nation­al Vet­er­ans Day Cel­e­bra­tion Sun­day April 29th, 2pm

Pro­gram, also cof­fee and sand­wich­es will be served.  Admis­sion free for vet­er­ans, their escorts and the asso­ci­a­tion mem­bers, oth­ers by dona­tion.

Full dress with medals on.  Please note, the event will be in Finnish.

Esko Kajan­der, Chair­per­son



ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team!

ScanS­ports presents the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre Sun Run team! Once again we have entered a team in the Van­cou­ver Sun Run, and we need team mem­bers! This fun annu­al run takes place in down­town Van­cou­ver on April 22nd at 9 am. It’s one of Canada’s largest 10 km runs, and you can be part of it!

Reg­is­ter at register.vancouversun.com
Select “Join an exist­ing team“and search for Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre. Con­tact Scansports@nullgmail.com for more info.

Ear­ly Bird Rate (By Feb­ru­ary 10) $49 — $15 from Scans­ports = $34
Feb­ru­ary 11 — March 31  $57 — $15 from Scans­ports = $42

At check­out select “Bill to Scans­ports”, write us a cheque for your Reg­is­tra­tion fee minus $15. We’ll col­lect the race bibs and shirts and hand them out before the race!


Celebrating the Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II — SOLD OUT

The Roy­al Dan­ish Guards Asso­ci­a­tion and the Dan­ish House Soci­ety invite you to join them in cel­e­brat­ing the Birth­day of her Majesty Queen Mar­grethe II.
Dance the night away to the gold­en sounds of The Sil­ver Stars. With din­ner fea­tur­ing Sal­ad, Roast­ed Nugget Pota­toes &  Red Wine Sauce, Veg­etable Med­ley, Roast Pork Ten­der­loin (plat­ter) Rasp­ber­ry Mousse Cake with Marzi­pan, Cof­fee & Tea.

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 21, 2018
Time: Bar opens 5.30, Din­ner served at 6.30
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $40 per per­son. Dead­line April 16, 2018.
Con­tact: For Reser­va­tions call Solve­jg at 604–549-4923. Please mail your cheque payable to Dan­ish House soci­ety to Solve­jg Nielsen, #1605–1245 Quay­side Dri­ve, New West­min­ster, BC, V3M 6J6.

Co-spon­sored by The Dan­ish Cana­di­an Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre of BC.

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 sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com

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

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

Nor­we­gian Hardan­ger Embroi­dery (1/2 day)
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)
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)
Sun­day, April 15th at 1 p.m.; cost: $15 pp
Instruc­tor: Riit­ta Hut­tunen

To reg­is­ter, email sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com
Space is lim­it­ed
Reg­is­tra­tion forms sent out after March 26th; 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