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Welcome!  – The Scandinavian Centre  is a Cultural Community Hall located in NW Calgary.  Our Hall Rentals are available to the public for Wedding Receptions and private Events.  We provide a facility for our Internal Scandinavian / Nordic Groups  from Finland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden to meet and provide their cultural activities and events.  The Scandinavian Cultural Society hosts events such as the Annual Scandinavian Choir Concerts, Stampede Breakfast and Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar.

Yoga – Tues & Fridays 10 am @ Scan Centre

Free Yoga for Seniors @ Scan Centre - Tuesdays and Fridays 10:00 am - 11:00 am. (Tuesdays only in July & August - Except no Yoga on July 3 or 10th)  Coffee, Cookies and Conversation to follow.  All seniors 60 years + are welcome to participate one day per week - limited to a max 30 persons / class.   Participants need to Register by phone or email before attending a class to confirm if space is available. Registration includes confirming your name and contact information and preference for Tuesday or Friday.  Also include dates you will be away within the [...]

2018 Swedish Midsummer Celebration

Saturday June 16 or 23 (Date to be confirmed) at 2:00 pm @ Ersson's Ranch in High River - Maypole Raising accompanied by a team of fiddlers.- Please bring Pot Luck Supper- South Calgary bring a meat and dessert dish.  North Calgary bring Fish/seafood/green salad and bread/butter/cheese dish. Also bring your own beverages, plates, cups, cutlery and lawn chairs for your own use. There is a barn (lodge) where the food will be placed on tables. Directions: South on Highway #2 to Highway # 23 to High River. In High River on 12th Ave pass the school, motel, MacDonalds etc then at [...]

2018 Stampede Breakfast

Welcome to our Scan Centre Free Stampede Breakfast Sat July 7, 2018 - serving pancakes & sausages, OJ & coffee. 8:oo am - 11:00 am Hi-Land Square Dancers providing great interactive entertainment from 9am-11am. Open to the public. We hope everyone enjoys this event and marks your Calendar for Sun Nov 11, 2018 for our Annual Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar.

Scandinavian Choir

If you like to sing, then come and join our Scandinavian Choir. We practice every Wednesday evening from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Scandinavian Centre with annual Christmas and Spring Concerts. You will also have the opportunity to sing solo or just harmonize with the group.  All adults welcome - you don't have to be Scandinavian to enjoy singing and promoting Nordic songs and culture. Email scanctr@telus.net or call Arne 403 615-1988 or Alison 403-283-1299 for more information.

2018 Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old)

Youth Choir for 7 - 14 year olds.  Mondays 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm from Sept to May. Here is a fun way to learn to sing, meet people, gain confidence and earn the admiration of parents and family.  Scandinavian Centre 739-20th Ave NW  T2M 1E2.  Minimal cost - sponsored by the Scandinavian Cultural Society.  Pianist and Director will lead the choir and teach/promote basic choral skills. Performances: Include - Spring & Christmas Choir Concerts (Feature Disney classics, Seasonal Songs & Scandinavian Selections) @ Scandinavian Centre

2018 Nordic Folk Dance Workshop

September 14 – 16, 2018 at Scandinavian Centre in Calgary. Tentative Date – instructors and other information to be confirmed. Similar format to last year – 2017 info: Scandinavian Dance Instructors Mikkel Thompson & Ginny Lee. Friday 4:30 pm Registration, $100 / Instruction 3 days including Friday supper, Saturday lunch and banquet, Sunday lunch. Call 403 284-2610 for more info.

2018 Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar & Craft Sale

November 11, 2018- 2nd Sunday in November 10:30 am - 3:00 pm @ Scan Centre 739 - 20th Ave NW Admission $1.00 - for more info call 403 284-2610 - email scanctr@telus.net Lunch of open faced sandwiches, coffee, tea & sweets for sale downstairs A wide variety of unique homemade baking, handmade & Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewelry, pottery and much more! Table Rentals: 8' Table $35, 6' Table $30 call in Sept for availability

2018 Scandinavian Christmas Choir Concert

Christmas Choir Concert & Dance with Youth Choir & Guest Performers - Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:00 pm @ Scandinavian Centre.  Advance Tickets $10 at the Scan Centre Office 284-2610 available Nov 1 (Tickets may be available at the door if not SOLD OUT - so please reserve or purchase your tickets in advance).  Children are Free, however need a ticket for Hall Capacity Reasons.  Doors open at 6:30 pm General Admission Seating.  Explore Nordic Culture with an entertaining evening of songs, dance and even taste some Traditional Scandinavian Christmas Treats.