Upcoming Events

*For information on any of these or other events at the Scandinavian Centre, please contact the office at (204) 774- 8047 or email:  scandinaviancc@shawcable.com

*To make reservations: call (204) 774-8047 or email sccreservations@shaw.ca

*For booking inquiries: bookings4sci@gmail.com or call the centre at 204-774-8047

The next TGIF Dinner/Speaker will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 with Dwight MacAulay who was previously the Chief of Protocol for the Government of Manitoba (retired June 2017). Also served as Director of Radio and Television Services and Director of Information Services which handled all government news releases, news conferences and radio and television services.  Cocktails begin at 5:30, Dinner is at 6:00, Speaker at 7:15pm. Tickets are $17.50/each. Reservations are recommended.

Friday Lunches hosted by the Norwegian Canadian Club beginning on September 15th, 2017. Lunches begin at 11:30 and run till 1:30. Cost is $7.00 per person which includes a bowl of homemade soup, two open- faced sandwiches and dessert. Bottomless cups Coffee/ tea are included. Please make reservations for 4 or more guests.

Nordic Knitters – All knitter’s are welcome to bring whatever project you are knitting , especially any project that you might be having difficulty with. Knitter’s of all skill levels are welcome. $5.00 fee per session in support of Lögberg-Heimskringla. Nordic Knitter’s is a group interested in learning about all things to do with knitting with a special interest in all things Nordic. The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday evenings from September 2017 to June 2018. The group begins at 7 pm under the watchful eye of instructor : Kelly Hinds. All levels of knitting expertise are welcome.

October 26th: A hands on workshop on how to make Swedish Lovikka mittens and their distinctively coloured embroidered cuffs. A $5.00 material fee will be collected at this meeting. Registration is now full. Please submit name and contact information to amjow54 @ gmail.com to be placed on the cancellation list.
November 9th: work on project of choice
November 23rd: presentation on accent uses for Latvian braids.

All about Trolls – The Norwegian Canadian Club will host “Troll Night,” 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Centre (upstairs), dedicating an evening to this Nordic icon. The free event is open to all SCC club members and guests. Speaker Shirley Augustine will outline the tradition of these enduring and endearing mythical creatures, while participants will perhaps be able to discover their “inner troll.” Refreshments will be served. For more info, contact NorwegianCanadianClub@gmail.com

“Bake Danish” October 26th starting at 7 pm. Learn how to make a Danish coffee cake (Brunsvigor) . No fee but you are asked to bring an 8×8 pan to take home your baked result. Contact the centre to register.

Nordic stitchers – meet every Thursday from 10-2. Lessons in Hardanger or Cross-stitch embroidery available. Everyone is welcome to bring along any handmade items that they are working on even if they are not embroidery. We bring our own lunches.

Norwegian language classes begins on Tuesday, October 10th, from 7-8:30 pm and will go for ten lessons. Contact the centre for further information at 204-774-8047 or email scandinaviancc@shawcable.com

Swedish Language class are held on Thursdays from 4:30- 6, 6-7:30, 7:30-9. Classes begin on October 12th, 2017 and run for 8 weeks. To sign up for classes…please contact svenskclub17@gmail.com

Annual Viking Feast is scheduled for Saturday, October 21st and starts at 6pm. Calling all Vikings to gather and defend your “clan” reputation. Tickets are $35.00. To reserve your ticket contact the Scandinavian Centre leaving your name, number of tickets and clan association.

Scandinavian Centre Annual Christmas Market will be held on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 from 11am – 2:30pm.***The Christmas Market is NOW FULL… Anyone submitting an application will be put on a waiting list and contacted if a space becomes available. Christmas Market includes : Bake table featuring some Scandinavian baking, an Scandinavian Imported foods table, Artist and Craft Sale as well as a Cafe serving Scandinavian soup,open- faced sandwiches and desserts. Admission is free.

October 22nd, 2017  – SUOMI FINLAND 100 Brunch & Finn-tastic Raffle – Want to win some great Finnish products? Then don’t miss this brunch and raffle. Finnish companies and their products will be featured and you will have a chance to win these products by entering the silent auction. Companies such as: Iittala, Fiskars, Fazer and many more. Remember to make a reservation for yourself and your friends by emailing sccreservations@shaw.ca or calling 204-774-8047. (Leave a message with your name, telephone #, number of guests).

Fundraiser for the Scandia Fun Folk Dancers on October 28th. Proceeds in support of the groups attendance at a Scandinavian dance workshop in Sweden in 2018. Spaghetti Dinner Night! Doors open at 5:30. Tickets sold at the door. No reservations required. Adults $10.00, Children 5-12 are $5.00 and Children under 5 are free.

November 3rd, 2017 – Friday Frón Jon Paint Night Fundraiser for Youth and Language Programs, and Scholarships. Express yourself -Unleash Your Creative Spirit. Doors open at 6:30. Cash Bar and Light Snacks for Sale. Tickets are available on line at  http//www.paintnite.com/events/-1218767

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