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GREATER VANCOUVER'S DUTCH NETWORK

Vancouver Coffee Club - Thursday Mornings

Friday Morning Nature Walks in Surrey & Delta

Dutch Library in New Westminster

Dutch Bicycling Club

South Surrey Dutch Coffee Club

Dutch Pub Night in Vancouver - Wednesday

Dutch Bicycle Ride in Vancouver

New Westminster Dutch Coffee Club

Sinterklaas Celebration in Langley

Christmas Table Centerpiece Making

Dutch Brunch in north Surrey

Dutch Family Pot-Luck Lunch

& Easter Egg Hunt

Horse Racing Lunch Buffet in Surrey

North Surrey Dutch Coffee Club

Dodenherdenking

Koningsdag in Vancouver in April

Langley Dutch Coffee Club

"Art Under Foot" Walking Tour

Cheering on the Dutch Soccer Team

Abbotsford Dutch Coffee Club

2017 EVENTS: MARK YOUR CALENDARS ~ Like "Dutch Network" on FaceBook

Thursdays, January, 5, 12, 19 and 26: Vancouver Dutch Coffee Club, join us for coffee, tea, & cookies from 10am to 12pm at 1099 Sitka Square.

Be sure to contact Janny at 604-438-9439 or gerjanverheul@shaw.ca to confirm. Everyone is welcome. >> More Info.

Fridays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27: Morning Nature Walks with Jeanette van Hattem in Surrey or Delta.

Walks will begin at 9:30am and will be about 2 hours in length, rain or shine. Contact Jeanette at 604-818-2515 or jvanfrog@hotmail.com to confirm.

Click >>Here<< to visit Jeanette's web site for further information. Bring your camera and binoculars.

Monday, January 9 and 30 from 10am to 12pm (noon): Dutch Preschool (Hollandse Peuter Groep)

Given by a retired Kindergarten/Preschool teacher, for five children 2 to 5 years of age, usually on the 1st & 4th Monday of each month (except July & August), from 10am to 12pm (noon). There is story time, music, crafts and playtime, all in Dutch. There is a $3 charge per child for snacks and craft materials. The location is in north Surrey near King George & 96th Avenue. For more information call Rita at 604-585-2685.

Tuesday, January 10: South Surrey Dutch Coffee Club. 10am to 12pm, at the  Food Court in Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, 1701  152nd Street.

Usually the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except on holidays). We meet at the tables by the shoe store. If you would like to attend, please contact Tineke at schrandertje@zonnet.nl. >> More Info.

Tuesday, January 10: Abbotsford Dutch Coffee Club. 10am to 12pm, at House of James, 2743 Emerson Street. Always the 2nd Tuesday of the month. If you would like to attend, contact Corina at 604-870-1087 or Netty van der Velden at 604-854-5126 or esvandervelden@gmail.com (Abbotsford). >> More Info.

Monday, January 16: North Surrey Coffee Club. 10am to 12pm, at the food court in Surrey's Central City Shopping Centre (formerly called Surrey Place Mall)

located at 10153 King George Highway (by 101st Avenue). We sit in front of OPA Souvlaki at the back of the food court. The 3rd Monday of each month.

Contact Rita Hopmans at 604-585-2685 or rhwalking42@gmail.com if you would like to attend.

Tuesday, January 17: New Westminster Dutch Coffee Club, 7:30pm to 9:30pm, at the White Spot in the Royal City Centre Mall (corner of 6th Street & 6th Avenue. Usually the 3rd Tuesday of each Month. Please be sure to confirm with Marina at 604-433-8740 or ja7x_mh9@shaw.ca if you would like to attend. >> More Info.

Wednesday, January 18: Langley Dutch Coffee Club, 10am to 12pm, at the Food Court in the Willowbrook Mall. The 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Contact Henja at 604-888-0886 or henal@shaw.ca to confirm. >> More Info.

Wednesday, January 18: North Shore Dutch Coffee Club, 10am to 12pm, at the Food Court, in front of Winners, in Park Royal Mall South.

The 3rd Wednesday of each month. Contact Joke Milliken at 604-913-1695 or jm1695@telus.net.  >> More Info.

Wednesday, January 18: Dutch Pub Night in Vancouver. We will be meeting for drinks, snacks, or dinner, and lively Dutch conversation from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at The New Oxford Public House, 1144 Homer Street, between Helmcken & Davie. Usually the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Please be sure to contact pubnight@dutchnetwork.ca if you plan to attend. Everyone is welcome!

2017/2018 EVENTS: MARK YOUR CALENDARS ~ Like "Dutch Network" on FaceBook

Sunday, March 2017 (Date TBA): Dutch Family Pot-Luck Lunch and Easter Egg Hunt from 10:30am to 1:30pm in Burnaby. Each family should bring their own bag of eggs (to hide) as well as a dish of food to share for the Pot-Luck lunch. For more information, please e-mail Sandra van Ark at svanark@gmail.com or call: 604-730-4648.

Sunday, March 2017 (Date TBA): Enjoy a Lunch Buffet with Horse Racing Entertainment, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, at Fraser Downs in Cloverdale, Surrey. This is an event that the whole family can enjoy. There are floor to ceiling windows and each table in the "Homestretch" dinning area also has an individual small TV screen to see the horses even closer. Doors open: 11:45pm. Buffett: 12:15pm to 2:15pm, includes salad bar, hot dishes, roast meat, and a choice of 2 from an array of desserts. Races take place from 12:45pm to 4:00pm. Watch 9 to 12 live exciting horse races and place a wager if you feel so inclined.

$30 per person includes the buffet, non-alcoholic beverages (tea, coffee, juice, or pop), 3 programs per table to share, tip & HST.

Admission for children, 10 years or younger is $15 each. Reservations and pre-payment are required. 

We will reserve 5 tables for 6 people each, so there will be room for 30 people.

Contact TBA to reserve your seat. Make your cheque payable to "N.A.J.M." and mail it to: TBA

Note that your cheque must be received before TBA, so don't delay!. (We have to pay for this event in advance.)

Be sure to bring 2 pieces of ID (one with a photo) to this event to meet government regulations.

Saturday April 29, 2017: Koningsdag celebration at the Vancouver Alpen Club, 4875 Victoria Drive. 11am to 3pm Dutch food, games, entertainment and "vrijmarkt". 12:30pm to 1pm Official Ceremony. For more informaton and ticket purchase, please visit: Facebook "Koningsdag BC" and www.KoningsdagBC.ca

May 4th 2017: Dodenherdenking. To commemorate the end of World War II in Europe, to remember the sacrifices of the liberating armies, notably the Canadian army, of which thousands gave their lives to allow us to live in peace and freedom. For more information, please contact the secretary at dutchinbc@gmail.com dutchinbc@gmail.com

Saturday & Sunday May 27th & 28th 2017: Come to the 19th Annual European Festival and savor the flavours of Europe right at your doorstep. Join in on the 12 hours of family fun s on Saturday from 11am in the morning to 11pm at night in Burnaby at the Swangard Stadium (Kingsway & Boundary Road). Sunday times are 11am to 9pm. See the swirling flags and colourful costumes in the Opening Ceremony parade; non-stop Stage performances; relax in the Food Tent & Beer Garden; Children's Tent activities; Cultural Display booths; & the MarketPlace Tent. Adults $9 on-line or $10 at the gate, Children under 12 free. Visit: www.europeanfestival.ca for more details.

August 2017 (dates TBA): Langley's International Festival, Willoughby Community Park (next to Langley Events Centre) 7888 - 200 Street, Langley.