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Scandinavian Cultural Center of Santa Cruz
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Scandinavian Cultural Center of Santa Cruz|
|Alternate Name(s):||Viking Hall|
|Address:||240 Plymouth St.|
P.O. Box 2411
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Anytime (Answering machine available)|
|Description:||The Scandinavian Cultural Center of Santa Cruz is dedicated to preserving and promoting the culture and heritage of the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Saami culture.
Normally, there is a cultural event held the first Friday of each month (except July and August) at Viking Hall. The Cultural Center hosts a variety of programs open to the entire community throughout the year. We have speakers, musicians, dancers, seminars, a lending library containing many items of cultural interest, actors, and opportunities for sharing stories and artifacts from our immigrant parents, grandparents and forebears.
|Programs:||Scandinavian Folk Dancing classes (all levels) are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 7:30pm at the Market Street Senior Center, 222 Market St., Santa Cruz. For more information, call (831) 336-9972.
Rosemaling Workshops at Viking Hall, Full Day Saturday. For more information call 831-464-3310
Scandinavian Book Club
3rd Monday of the month, 7pm at Viking Hall unless specified otherwise
Lucia Festival on December 7, 2013:Butik offers quality Nordic gifts and items for the home and family.
|Facilities:||Viking Hall is available to rent for meetings, memorials, birthdays, and anniversary parties. Please call (831) 425-9725 for date availability and reservations.|
|Meetings:||Valhalla general planning meetings are usually held the second Monday of each month at 6:30pm at Viking Hall with a potluck. These meetings are open to all and are the business and planning meetings for our programs.|
|Publications:||Sweden & America Magazine|
|Languages other than English:||Danish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||Open to those who share an interest|
|Fee Amounts:||$35.00 Individual|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Cultural Heritage Groups|
Folk/Ethnic Dancing Instruction
Parent/Child Activity Groups
|This record last modified October 22, 2013|