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|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 95063-2411
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Anytime (Answering machine available)|
|Description:||SCCSC is a nonprofit educational organization incorporated in 1994 to promote and preserve Scandinavian and Nordic culture. The organization is managed by a Board of Directors and holds its meetings in the Viking Hall building in Santa Cruz.
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.
|Mission:||The mission of the Scandinavian Cultural Center of Santa Cruz is to:
Promote an awareness of Nordic culture in Santa Cruz County – this includes the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the Saami people.
Preserve the Nordic traditions and heritage
Scandinavian Folk Dance Classes
DURING THE SUMMER
Scandinavian Book Club
Swedish Playgroup for Young Children
|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:||$70.00 Family|
|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 August 20, 2016|