Norwegian Family Christmas and Children’s Crafts Area

Santa Claus Vector Clip-artNor­we­gian Fam­ily Christ­mas and Children’s Crafts Area
Scan­di­na­vian choir per­form­ing. Sing favourite Car­ols around the Christ­mas Tree. Nor­we­gian-style rice pud­ding, Christ­mas treats, cof­fee and juice, and good­ie bags for the chil­dren. Children’s craft activ­ity and good­ie bags all includ­ed in the admis­sion cost.

Date: Wednes­day, Decem­ber 12, 2018
Time: 6.30 pm Pro­gram Start; Kids Craft area from 6 pm.
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Mem­bers $12; Non-mem­ber adult guests $15; chil­dren $8.
Con­tact: Please reserve by Decem­ber 7th by call­ing Son­ja 604–522‑4567 or send . Remem­ber to advise # adults, children’s names, ages & if boy or girl.

Spon­sored and orga­nized by Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety. Every­one is invit­ed to join us. You don’t have to bring chil­dren to join the fes­tiv­i­ties!

Lucia Festivities in the Evening

Lucia Fes­tiv­i­ties in the evening: Chil­dren from the Swedish School, Lucia Pro­ces­sion, din­ner. This year’s Lucia: Kate Ryt­ter

Date: Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 8, 2018
Time: 6pm  
: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre

Pri­ma­ry tick­et sale sys­tem is through Eventbrite.

Cost: 6pm $21 – $52

Lucia Festivities in the Afternoon

Lucia Fes­tiv­i­ties in the after­noon: Chil­dren from the Swedish School, Lucia Pro­ces­sion, cof­fee, San­ta and danc­ing around the Christ­mas tree. This year’s Lucia: Kate Ryt­ter

Date: Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 8, 2018
Time: 1pm  
: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre

Pri­ma­ry tick­et sale sys­tem is through Eventbrite.

Cost: 1pm $5 – $21

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 Dinner

Phil Reynolds “Inter­na­tion­al Sub­ma­rine Engi­neer­ing”

Phil is the Busi­ness Devel­op­ment Man­ag­er for Inter­na­tion­al Sub­ma­rine Engi­neer­ing Ltd. (ISE).

ISE is a high tech­nol­o­gy engi­neer­ing com­pa­ny engaged in the devel­op­ment and man­u­fac­ture of sub­sea, land and space robot­ic sys­tems and has been a rec­og­nized world leader for over 4 decades. They offer a range of capa­bil­i­ties from fea­si­bil­i­ty stud­ies through detailed analy­sis and design, to sys­tems devel­op­ment and field sup­port.

The com­pa­ny has evolved a unique skill set for turn­ing con­cepts into solu­tions through capa­bil­i­ties that are firm­ly cen­tered with their diverse, expe­ri­enced and knowl­edge­able staff. Inte­grat­ing com­plex projects uti­lizes the company’s resources from indus­tri­al design, real-time soft­ware engi­neer­ing and embed­ded sys­tems to pro­to­typ­ing, test­ing, and qual­i­ty con­trol.

Please join us to hear Phil talk in fur­ther detail about the work that ISE does and how it has evolved over the decades and what the future will bring.

Date: Wednes­day, Novem­ber 14, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

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

Time: 6 – 7pm: Net­work­ing and social­iz­ing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Swedish meat­balls in gravy
Dessert: Cof­fee, tea ice cream with fruit and cook­ies
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION includ­ing a brief ques­tion and answer peri­od

Cost: Ear­ly Bird Price, Reg­is­ter by the Mon­day before: Mem­ber $35; Non-mem­ber $40
Reg­u­lar Price:   Mem­ber $45;  Non-mem­ber $50

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.

Fall Clean-Up — Thank you!

Thank you to all the vol­un­teers who came to our clean up day Sat­ur­day Novem­ber 3, 2018. It was a lot of fun. This is always a great way to meet the oth­er vol­un­teers, and to get to know the Cen­tre from top to bot­tom! Our next clean up day will be in May.

The break­fast was made by the Finnish War Vet­er­ans, and a deli­cious lunch was pro­vid­ed by Swe­den House Soci­ety. thank you very much to both!