Icelandic Children’s Christmas Party



Date: Sun­day, Decem­ber 2, 2018
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: There is a charge of $10 to off­set costs. Please bring some­thing for the food table. We have a large crowd — chil­dren, par­ents and grand­par­ents.
Con­tact: Please sub­mit children’s name to Jana 604 943 6027 or e-mail no lat­er than Thurs­day Novem­ber 29th

Icelandic Christmas Bake & CRAFT Sale

Date: Sun­day, Decem­ber 2, 2018
Time: 10 am — 12.30 pm
Cost: Free to enter; baked goods are for sale, as are lun­cheon items.
Con­tact: Joan Chris­tensen

Pre-Sales will include Hangikjöt, Rúllupyl­sa and Lifrarpyl­sa only, and can be col­lect­ed at the Bake Sale.

Pay­ment by Cash or Cheque only.

Craft Tables are sold out.

Hard Fisk Café opens at 9 a.m. Have your break­fast cof­fee and treat and a vis­it with friends before the sale starts: Vínarter­ta, klein­ur, pön­nukökur, and rúllupyl­sa or hangikjöt on brown bread or flatkökur

Bake Sale: 10 a.m.—12:30 p.m.

We will have many more vinarter­ta, hangikjöt (triple-smoked) and rúllupyl­sa than last year.  For Sale: Vínarter­ta, klein­ur, pön­nukökur, lifrarpyl­sa, rúllupyl­sa, hangikjöt, brown bread, harð­fiskur


Scandinavian Business Club’s Annual Christmas Dinner and Dance


Date: Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 1st 2018
Time: 6pm for Choir and glögg, to mid­night
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Mer­ry Christ­mas Glædelig Jul – Hyvää Joulua – Gleði­leg Jól – Gledelig Jul – God Jul

  • Beau­ti­ful Christ­mas car­ols by the fab­u­lous Runeberg Cho­rus
  • A glass of glögg to warm you up on a cold evening
  • Tra­di­tion­al Scan­di­na­vian Christ­mas smörgås­bord!
    • Fea­tur­ing two her­ring sta­tions to start and deli­cious desserts fol­low­ing
  • Musi­cal enter­tain­ment by Sil­ver Stars, and danc­ing
  • Com­pli­men­ta­ry drink tick­et includ­ed
  • Fam­i­ly friend­ly

Ear­ly Bird $10 Dis­count by Nov. 15th
Reg­u­lar Price (reg­is­tra­tion clos­es Nov. 26th): Adult (19+) =   $75; Teen (13–18) = $45;

Chil­dren 12 and under are free

6 – 7pm:                     Social­iz­ing hour with glögg and the Runeberg Cho­rus
7 – 9pm:                     Tra­di­tion­al Scan­di­na­vian Smörgås­bord Din­ner
9 – 12pm:                   Musi­cal enter­tain­ment with Sil­ver Stars and danc­ing 

Guests are always wel­come! Invite col­leagues, clients, friends and fam­i­ly.

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!! (lat­est by Mid­night Mon­day Novem­ber 26th)

Reg­is­ter online! It’s fast, easy and secure!

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay online: VISA, Mas­ter­Card, or Amer­i­can Express accept­ed (secure third-par­ty pay­ment gate­way is Pay­Pal™, a Pay­Pal account is not nec­es­sary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To reg­is­ter in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or cred­it card): email, or call the SBC office 604–484-8238, or con­tact a cur­rent SBC board mem­ber, with the names and num­ber of peo­ple in your par­ty.

Do join us for this fun and fes­tive Christ­mas cel­e­bra­tion. Every­one is wel­come!

Torskeklubben Julefest

Torskeklubben dancersTorskek­lubben Christ­mas Din­ner Dance Ladies Night - Every­one wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, Novem­ber 30, 2018
Time: Hap­py Hour 6pm, Din­ner 7pm, Dance 9pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre
Cost: $40 per per­son
Con­tact:  Dave Buch­mann 604–760-7705 or Eric Olson 604–880-2405

Please buy tick­ets in advance. Last year this event sold out.

Scandinavian Baking: Flat Bread

Flat Bread Bak­ing Class

Mon­day Novem­ber 26th at 7pm

Class will be in the main kitchen at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre

Min­i­mum 6, max 10 stu­dents — Price $50/student

Course includes: 1.5–2 hours class, recipe and 2 flat breads to take home.

Please send me an email  and e-trans­fer to reg­is­ter,

Scandinavian Craft Fair


Arts and Crafts – Baked Goods – Christ­mas Good­ies — Refresh­ments and much much more!

The annu­al Scan­di­na­vian Craft Fair at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre, host­ed by the Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club. Lots of local ven­dors, Finnish & Scan­di­na­vian crafts and mer­chan­dise, plus your favourite baked goods!

Scan­di­na­vian Deli will be open for lunch.
Admis­sion: Free, plus free park­ing!

Date: Sun­day Novem­ber 25, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Con­tact: Riit­ta

Please note craft tables are sold out.

Genealogy Meeting

Date: Novem­ber 24, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen

Please see for details