Tag: Scandinavian Club

Scandinavian Club Concludes Year with Nordic Dinner 

The Scandinavian Club of the Southeast Valley met for its final meeting of the year on March 20, at the Cottonwood Country Club in Sun Lakes. The program featured a virtual tour of modern Iceland by Kristen Olafs, a native Icelander currently employed by ASU. The 80 participants enjoyed a traditional Nordic dinner of torsk…

Scandinavian Club Features the Keyboard Connection

Maynard Iverson, Historian Scandinavian Club SEV members are due for a special treat at the Dec. 19 meeting, to be held in the Arizona Room at Sun Lakes Country Club (Phase 1). The Keyboard Connection will provide Christmas music for the pleasure of attendees. This talented group of local ladies has performed for numerous organizations…

Scandinavian Club Is Back!

Carolyn Hawkins and Maynard Iverson Good food, entertainment, and friendship describe our club. Friends of the Scandinavian culture will enjoy an evening of lively folk music performed by Freddy Vecely on the grand piano, at Sun Lakes Country Club on Sunday, Nov. 21. The evening begins with a social hour at 5 p.m., with an…

Join Us at the Open Houses This Fall!

Maynard Iverson, Historian The Scandinavian Club Southeast Valley will have a display at each of the HOA Open Houses this fall! Anyone interested in Scandinavia is invited to stop by our table for information on dates and times of the five dinner meetings held (on the third Sunday of each month) November through March. This is…

“The Winding Road to Troldhaugen” at the Scandinavian Club

Ellie Watland The final program of the Scandinavian Club’s 2019-2020 season is March 15 at the Sun Lakes Country Club (25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd.). To whet your appetite, the evening’s social hour begins at 5 p.m. with crackers, cheese, pickled herring, and a cash bar. A tasty dinner of pulled pork, mashed potatoes, garden…

“Crazy Fingers” to Tickle the Ivories at the Scandinavian Club

Ellie Watland Mark Feb. 16 on your calendar so you don’t miss out on an evening of food, fun, and entertainment with the Scandinavian Club at the Sun Lakes Country Club (25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd.). Gordon Lindquist from Bottineau, North Dakota, will present a stress-free evening filled with laughter. Lindquist, a North Dakota native,…

Sleuthing to Find King Olav with the Scandinavian Club

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Ellie Watland Last year, Pastor Keith E. O. Homstad from Northfield, MN, delighted our January program attendees when he took us on a journey of the Pilgrim’s Way in Norway. Showing slides and giving personal anecdotes, Keith provided a memorable evening. This Jan. 19, he is returning to tell us more about the mystery he…

“Find Your Roots” at the Scandinavian Club

Ellie Watland Now that snowbirds have returned, the SE Valley Scandinavian Club is kicking off a new year on Sunday, Nov. 24. Once again, you can join your friends, enjoy delicious dinners, and hear entertaining programs each month. The club meets in the Sun Lakes Country Club at 25601 Sun Lakes Blvd. for a social hour…

Scandinavian Club holds annual meeting

The final meeting of the 2018-2019 year of the East Valley Scandinavian Club met March 17 at the Sun Lakes clubhouse. After a delicious catered meal and an entertaining program by Eugene Hansen, the members approved next year’s budget, elected officers and recognized board members who had served during the year. The Scandinavian Club holds…