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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 Centre2022-03-07T21:09:11+00:00

Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old) – STARTS September 21, 2022


Starts Wed September 21, 2022

Youth Choir for 7 – 14 year olds.   Wednesdays  5:00 pm – 6:15 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

Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old) – STARTS September 21, 20222022-08-13T18:44:01+00:00

Srs Yoga @ Scan Centre – Restarts in September 2022


PROGRAM will start in Tuesday September 13, 2022 with a new instructor.

Fridays – start date and times to be confirmed.

Free Yoga for Seniors @ Scan Centre – Tuesdays 9:30 am – 10:30 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 and preference for Tuesday or Fridays.  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: scanctr@telus.net

Srs Yoga @ Scan Centre – Restarts in September 20222022-08-31T00:54:28+00:00

2022 Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar & Craft Sale


November 13, 2022- Second Sunday in November
10:30 am – 3:00 pm @ Scan Centre 739 – 20th Ave NW
Admission $1.00 – please try to bring a loonie to speed up access – for more info – email scanctr@telus.net

A wide variety of unique homemade baking, handmade & Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewellery, pottery and much more!

Downstairs Scandinavian Lunch is not confirmed. Previous year – 2021 CANCELLED. Subject to COVID Restrictions and Scandinavian Centre protocols at the time of the event.

2022 Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar & Craft Sale2022-03-08T00:21:20+00:00

2022 Scandinavian Christmas Choir Concert


Christmas Choir Concert & Dance with Youth Choir & Guest Performers – Friday, December 2, 2022 – 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.

2022 Scandinavian Christmas Choir Concert2022-07-15T17:47:02+00:00

2020 & 2021 Annual General Meetings – Monday April 25, 2022


AGM – Calgary Scandinavian Centre Co-Op Ltd. –  7:00 pm Monday April 25, 2022
1 Vote per Shareholder
AGM – Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary – 8:00 pm Monday April 25, 2022
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

2020 & 2021 Annual General Meetings – Monday April 25, 20222022-07-15T17:34:24+00:00

2023 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations


2023 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations

Wednesday May 17th, 2023 @ Scandinavian Centre – Viking Hall upstairs

Details to be confirmed for 2023.

2022 Details:  Doors open at 4:30, Parade at 5:00, Bar opens at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. Short program and music after Dinner. Dinner tickets must be bought by May 7. $10/youth age 15 and under, $25/non-member, $20/member. Younger children and those not staying for Dinner are free – but please register for room set up & capacity purposes. Tickets available by calling Alison/Russ 403 283-1299 – Payments may be dropped in the Scandinavian Centre Mailbox on 20th Ave Entrance and Tickets will then be held at the door.

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


2023 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations2022-07-15T18:05:09+00:00

2021 Swedish Midsummer


Sat June 20,   2020 Midsummer Event – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Next year’s event Date and Details to be confirmed – Saturday June 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm @ Ersson’s Ranch in High River
– 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- 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 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!

2021 Swedish Midsummer2020-09-04T17:00:13+00:00
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