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Welcome to the Calgary Scandinavian Centre


Calgary Scandinavian Center Boat

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.

Welcome to the Calgary Scandinavian Centre2017-02-09T00:10:54+00:00

Yoga – Tues & Fridays 10 am @ Scan Centre


Free Yoga for Seniors @ Scan Centre – Tuesdays and Fridays 10:00 am – 11:00 am.   Note: No Yoga during Christmas Break – Tuesday Dec 18, 2018 Last Class & Friday Jan 18, 2019 First Class back.   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 next 3 months to optimize scheduling of full 30 participant classes.  You will be contacted by email or phone when spots come available.  Call if you have any questions.

The yoga instructor is a professional from the Yoga Santosha studio 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, Call : Scandinavian Centre 403 284-2610 or email: scanctr@telus.net

Yoga – Tues & Fridays 10 am @ Scan Centre2018-12-07T20:00:08+00:00

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.

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2019 Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old)


Youth Choir for 7 – 14 year olds.  Mondays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 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

2019 Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old)2018-11-07T19:36:14+00:00

2019 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations


2019 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations

Friday May 17th, 2019 @ Scandinavian Centre. To confirm time and details – last year info: Doors open at 4:30. Parade at 5:00, followed by games and snacks for the children. Bar opens at 5:30, dinner at 6:00. Dinner tickets must be bought by May 10. $10/child age 12 and under, $30/non-member. $15/member and a member may also purchase one guest ticket for $15. Tickets available from the Scan Centre office, at the May 6, 7:30 p.m. lodge meeting, or e-mail secretary@sofncalgary.ca

Click this link to download a poster: 2018-SON-May-17-poster


2019 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations2018-06-05T18:40:51+00:00

2019 Swedish Midsummer Celebration


Saturday June 15 at 2:00 pm @ Ersson’s Ranch in High River

2019 Date and Details to be confirmed.
– Maypole Raising accompanied by Lloyd Eriksson and a team of fiddlers.  Coffee served at 3 pm before raising the Maypole. Please bring Pot Luck Supper- North Calgary bring a meat and dessert dish.  South 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 88th Street (in the roundabout) turn South and go 3 km, at 562nd Ave turn west for 7 km. The Ersson’s have a Dalahorse at the entrance.
Everyone is Welcome to Celebrate with the Swedish Society – Bring your friends!

2019 Swedish Midsummer Celebration2018-11-07T19:35:11+00:00

2019 Stampede Breakfast


Welcome to our Scan Centre Free Stampede Breakfast Sat July 6, 2019 – serving pancakes & sausages, OJ & coffee. 8:3o am – 10:30 am Hi-Land Square Dancers providing great interactive entertainment starting at 9 am. Open to the public. We hope everyone enjoys this event and marks your Calendar for Sun Nov 10, 2019 for our Annual Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar.

2019 Stampede Breakfast2018-08-28T22:58:18+00:00

2018 Nordic Folk Dance Workshop


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.

2018 Nordic Folk Dance Workshop2018-10-05T21:25:10+00:00