Meetings, Events


Regular lodge meetings:

Next lodge meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday June 5th

Syttende mai, May 17th, in Calgary

We’ll have the adventure this year of celebrating at the Highland Park Community Hall, 3716 2nd St NW, as a film crew will be using the Scan Centre. Ample on-site and street parking. Playground for the kids. Start time is set for 5 p.m. with a flag-waving parade. At 6 p.m. we’ll have an indoor picnic for $15/person or $25/pair. Payment at the door by cash or cheque to Valhalla Sons of Norway. Under age 12 is free. Yes, there will also be hot dogs and ice cream! Please let us know by May 10 if you’re coming for supper by contacting, or use the signupgenius link below.

Edmonton’s 110th anniversary:

Saturday June 10, 2023 at the Dutch Canadian Club. We are excited for this day and would like to invite you all to attend.

The details are outlined on the poster but in summary are:
Cultural time : 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. with displays of cultural crafts from members, Laft Hus Society of Red Deer and Hamingja (Heritage Farm and Nature Preserve) of Leslieville and the Valhalla Jr. Scandinavian dancers at approximately 4:30 p.m.
Social Hour : 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. with liquor sales
Dinner : 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Entertainment : 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. Historical Norsk music by Janina Skutle Carlstad and her partner John of Hamingja

We will have 50/50 tickets for sale and a Silent Auction to raise funds for our Lodge and Door Prizes.

Tickets: $40/Adult 15+; $15/5-14 yrs; Free/Under 5 Ticket
E-transfer to:
Jim or Sylvia: 780-470-0166 No answer: leave message
All cheques payable to: Sons of Norway, Solglyt Lodge
Mail to: Jim Colleton 2 – 25519 Twp Rd 512A Spruce Grove, AB T7Y 1A8 Ticket purchase deadline: May 31st

Poster Solglyt 110

Høstfest in Minot, ND

Barb reported on her 2022 Høstfest trip in the October Flygeblad newsletter. Confirmed entertainment in 2023 (Sept. 27-30) includes returning favorites Williams & Ree, Mollie B, and Daniel O’Donnell.

Calgary European Film Festival (CEFF)

November 3rd-12th, 2023, at the Globe Cinema.

Recommendations of recent Norwegian films to consider for 2023 are most welcome. They should be award-winning and not available for streaming.