The Scandinavian Centre is a Cultural Community Hall located in NW Calgary. We provide a facility for our Internal Scandinavian / Nordic Groups from Finland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden to meet and provide their cultural activities and events. We also encourage other community and non-profit groups. Hall Rentals are available to the public for Wedding Receptions and Private Events. The Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary hosts events such as our Annual Scandinavian Choir Concerts, Stampede Breakfast and Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar which are open to the public and are successful at obtaining exceptional community participation.
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PROGRAM Tuesdays August 22 to December 19, 2023
Free Yoga for Seniors @ Scan Centre – Tuesdays 10 am – 11 am – requires registration. 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 email before attending a class to confirm if space is available.
Registration includes confirming your name and contact information. Also include dates you will be away within the next 3 months to optimize scheduling of full 30 participant classes. You will be contacted by email or phone when spots come available.
The yoga instructor is a professional with many years of experience. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. All other Yoga Resource materials are supplied – balls, blocks, straps & bolsters. See you there! Any questions, Contact: Scandinavian Centre email: email@example.com
Starts Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Youth Choir for 8 – 14 year olds. Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm in 2 sessions from Sept to Dec and Jan 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 Seasonal Songs & Scandinavian Selections) @ Scandinavian Centre
November 12, 2023 – Second Sunday in November
10:30 am – 3:00 pm @ Scan Centre 739 – 20th Ave NW
Admission $1.00 CASH – please try to bring a loonie to speed up access – for more info – email firstname.lastname@example.org
A wide variety of unique homemade baking, handmade & Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewellery, pottery and much more! Some vendors accept (CASH or Cheque) only – especially on baking – some vendors have the square for CREDIT CARDS. There is a ATM at a convenience store a few blocks west on 20th Ave or at the 7-11 on 4th Street NW.
Downstairs – (CASH ONLY) Scandinavian Lunch of open faced herring, shrimp, ham & roast beef sandwiches, sweets and coffee/tea/juice will be for sale. $10 Lunch Combo for a sandwich, a square and a drink.
Christmas Choir Concert with Adult & Youth Choir – Friday, December 1, 2022 – 7:00 pm @ Scandinavian Centre. Tickets $10 CASH at the Door. (Door opens at 6:30 pm) no charge for Children, however they need a (free) ticket for Hall Capacity Reasons. Doors open at 6:30 pm General Admission Seating. Explore Nordic Culture with an entertaining evening of songs including coffee and a taste some Traditional Scandinavian Christmas Treats.
AGM – Calgary Scandinavian Centre Co-Op Ltd. – 6:30 pm Monday February 26, 2024
1 Vote per Shareholder
AGM – Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary – 7:30 pm Monday February 26, 2024
1 Vote per Membership
Masks are Mandatory and may only be removed when seated and physically distanced
Sanitizer Station at entry – Coffee and refreshments will be served
Friday May 3, 2024 – 7:00 pm @ the Scandinavian Centre, 739 – 20th Ave NW – Tickets $10 @ Scandinavian Centre Office or at the door if not sold out, Under 16 Free – Call 403 284-2610 or email email@example.com for further info.
Sat March ?, 2024 – Lutefisk Dinner – Limited 40 Sons of Norway Members / Guests
WE NOW HAVE LUTEFISK!
An idea from the December meeting is making the lutefisk event an ‘active member’ benefit. Earn a free or lower-priced ticket by participating in the January and February meetings and the February 6th Ski for Light support. Then the proposed dinner and movie would be March 4th in the Valhalla room, capacity 40 guests.
Extra lutefisk, available at cost, $30 per 1.75 lb package. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 Nordic Folkdance Workshop
September 14 – 16, 2018 at Scandinavian Centre in Calgary with Scandinavian Dance Instructors Mikkel Thompson & Ginny Lee. 5 p.m. Friday to midday Sunday. $100 fee covers instruction, Friday supper, Saturday lunch, Saturday banquet and dance, Sunday lunch. Registration forms will be posted at www.nordicfolkdance.ca Please register by September 7.
Friday May 17th. Parade and games from 5-6 p.m., supper and program beginning at 6 p.m. The picnic-style supper is $15 per person or 2/$25, and free for under age 12. Please let us know by May 10th if you’d like supper. Use the signupgenius link or e-mail email@example.com