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Welcome to the Calgary Scandinavian Centre

2022-03-07T21:09:11+00:00

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

Casino Volunteers NEEDED Jan 29 & 20, 2023

2022-12-16T16:22:24+00:00

Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary – Needs Volunteers at for our group’s Casino on Sunday Jan 29 and Monday Jan 30, 2023 – which will support our Society through the difficult year ahead.  It is at the new location for the Cash Casino at 40 Aero Crescent NE (turn off Deerfoot Tr onto Airport Rd)

We have created a Sign up Genius for our Casino Volunteers to signup, it can be seen at

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4DAEA72DA5FACE9-casino

Email scanctr@telus.net or leave a message on the Scandinavian Centre Office phone 403 284-2610 if you have any questions or can’t sign up online.

Casino Volunteers NEEDED Jan 29 & 20, 20232022-12-16T16:22:24+00:00

Srs Yoga @ Scan Centre

2022-12-16T16:13:32+00:00

PROGRAM Tuesdays January 10 – June

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.  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 Centre2022-12-16T16:13:32+00:00

Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old)

2023-01-05T23:18:33+00:00

Starts Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Youth Choir for 7 – 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

Youth Choir (7-14 yrs old)2023-01-05T23:18:33+00:00

2022 Annual General Meetings – Monday February 27, 2023

2022-12-16T16:22:45+00:00

AGM – Calgary Scandinavian Centre Co-Op Ltd. –  7:00 pm Monday February 27, 2023
1 Vote per Shareholder
AGM – Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary – 8:00 pm Monday February 27, 2023
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

2022 Annual General Meetings – Monday February 27, 20232022-12-16T16:22:45+00:00

2023 Sons Of Norway – Lutefisk Dinner

2022-12-16T16:42:24+00:00

Sat March 4, 2023 – 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 secretary@sofncalgary.ca

2023 Sons Of Norway – Lutefisk Dinner2022-12-16T16:42:24+00:00

2023 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations

2022-12-16T16:36:51+00:00

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

[flv]https://www.scancentre.ca/May17_ScanCenter.flv[/flv]

2023 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations2022-12-16T16:36:51+00:00

2021 Swedish Midsummer

2020-09-04T17:00:13+00:00

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

2021 Stampede Breakfast

2020-09-04T17:00:24+00:00

2020 STAMPEDE BREAKFAST – CANCELLED – DUE TO COVID

We hope to see you again next year – for our Scan Centre Free Stampede Breakfast Sat July 10, 2021 – 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 8, 2020 for our Annual Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar.

2021 Stampede Breakfast2020-09-04T17:00:24+00:00
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