Welkom / Welcome to the website of the Dutch Network!
Events are organized for Dutch-Canadians so that they can get together to celebrate, enhance and preserve the Dutch heritage, Dutch language and Dutch cultural traditions in BC, such as: monthly pub nights and coffee clubs, annual events which include King’s Day, Sinterklaas and the Easter Egg Hunt. Find an overview of our events below. We look forward to seeing you at our events!
If you are interested in getting involved, please click on the link for volunteers in the link above or write us a message via Contact Us.
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From left, Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canada Frederieke Quispel presents Dave and Faye Van Kesteren with the De Handdruk (Handshake) Statue, which is given as a symbol of a strong connection. January 2019. (Photo courtesy of...
Proud as we are of our rich history and deep roots in serving the Dutch community in the Lower Mainland for 51 years, the worlds continues to evolve and so are we. Our organization is growing and with it, our brand.
The public farewell of Vancouver-based Consul General Gert Heijkoop of the Netherlands deserves a separate entry in the history annals of the Netherlands Association Je Maintiendrai and that of the local Dutch Canadian community.
- August 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Bike along the Pitt River and the Alouette River, and explore the beautiful scenery along the dyke trails of Pitt Meadows and Port Coquitlam. With spectacular views of rivers, mountains and vast farm fields on all sides, this ride is easy, flat and suitable for all ages. Major po...
Events for week of April 6, 2020
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- April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2028
There is a new koffie club in Coquitlam. Contact Piet Boudewijn at 604 464-3031 or email at pjbhjb(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)telus.net. The group meets every Wednesday from 10 am to 12 pm at the Food Court at Coquitlam Centre Mall (enter Coquitlam Centre at the rig...
- April 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely
MORNING NATURE WALKS Jeanette van Hattem hosts the Friday Free Nature Walk. She loves the great outdoors, local walks, trails and forest and dyke. She discovers something new every day and would like to share with people that have the same interest or want to learn about their na...
- April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coffee Club held every second Tuesday of each month (except holidays) at the Food Court in Semiahmoo Shopping Center, 1701 – 152nd Street in Surrey. We meet at tables by the shoe store. If you would like to attend, please contact Tineke at schrandertje(Replace this parenthe...
- April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Always the 2nd Tuesday of the month, we meet for coffee from 10am to 12pm, at House of James, 2743 Emerson Street, Abbotsford. If you would like to attend, please contact Corina at 604-870-1087 or Netty van der Velden at 604-854-5126 or esvandervelden(Replace this parenthesis wit...
- April 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Every 3rd Wednesday of the month
We meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Food Court in the Willowbrook Mall (19705 Fraser Hwy, Langley). Contact Henja at 604-888-0886 or henal(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)shaw.ca to confirm.