NETHERLANDS AMERICAN SOCIETY
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Complete information and a reservation form for each NAS event is provided in the concurrent NAS Newsletter distributed to the membership. Locations, dates and times are generally confirmed, but are still subject to changes. Other events are posted as the information is received. If you are involved in promoting a Dutch related event in the Southern California area, contact us and we will place the information here.
NAS EVENT CALENDAR
NAS LEIDENS ONTZET
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Location: Woodland Hills. Better late than never (usually held early in the month). This year our generous members in Woodland Hills are opening their home to celebrate Leidens Ontzet with the traditional fare, haring (herring) on white bread and hutspot met klapstuk (carrot and onion hodgepodge with chuck roast) and, of course, the NAS open bar.
NAS SINTERKLAAS PARTY
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Location: Agoura Hills. Our gracious member in Agoura Hills will be opening her home for the most fun and exciting evening of the year! An evening where unexpected guests may arrive, where footsteps may be heard on the rooftop and where fresh-made traditional erwtensoep (pea soup) will warm the heart and soul.
NAS NEW YEAR'S RECEPTION
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Location: TBD. One of our most popular events. Details have not yet been established, but expect delicious bitterballen and drinks from our open bar during the social hour and, after announcements, a buffet including dessert and coffee, and a champagne toast to the New Year.
SoCAL DUTCH EVENTS
NAF-SOCAL DUTCH-AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY GALA DINNER DANCE
Thursday, November 16, 2017.

SAVE THE DATE. Location: Los Angeles; venue TBA

Famke Janssen will receive this year's Dutch American Heritage Day Award for excellence in film and television from the Netherland-America Foundation Southern California Chapter.

Famke Beumer Janssen is a Dutch actress, director, screenwriter and former fashion model. She played Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye, Jean Grey / Phoenix in the X-Men film series, Ava Moore in Nip/Tuck, Scottie Hargrave in the Blacklist: Redemption and Lenore Mills in the Taken film trilogy.

More information coming soon. Please check back.
VAN TILBURG LECTURE
Thursday, February 15, 2018 SAVE THE DATE
Location: UCLA. Siep Stuurman from Utrecht University will lecture. Siep is an extremely accomplished political scientist and historian who has published Fran├žois Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Cambridge Mass. & London: Harvard University Press, 2004). It was awarded the George L. Mosse Prize by the American Historical Association; and The Invention of Humanity Equality and Cultural Difference in World History also with Harvard UP.
Please check back for more details as the date approaches.
SoCal DUTCH EVENT RESOURCES
DUTCH-DAY Holland Themed Events in SoCal
SAN DIEGO DUTCH 'MEETUP' GROUP Monthly walks along Mission Bay, and traditional Dutch themed events. Members are from the Netherlands and Belgium, children of Dutch decendants, and people who are interested in Dutch Culture. Event information is restricted to members only on the meetup.com site, but you can find more details regarding special events on their new website.
NorCal DUTCH EVENTS
SAN FRANCISCO
For all Dutch events and more in the San Francisco area. Dutch language with some English.
DUTCH CULTURAL EVENTS
For Dutch cultural events throughout the US, visit the following links:
DUTCH PERFORMING ARTS EVENTS (theatre, dance, and music)

DUTCH CULTURE (US Region) DutchCulture supports the implementation of Dutch international cultural policy and contributes to the foreign agenda and cultural image of the Netherlands. Dutch and English languages.

NETHERLANDS-AMERICAN FOUNDATION EVENTS Events of the NAF (New York). Also see events of NAF chapters, Southern California, Northern California.
OTHER DUTCH EVENT RESOURCES
DUTCH IN AMERICA EVENTS. Listing of all types of Dutch events throughout the United States. There is an opportunity to list yours.

NETHERLANDS BOARD OF TOURISM. Best source for information on events in Holland.
OTHER EVENT RESOURCES
For all types of events in the Los Angeles area visit
L.A. TIMES CALENDAR
and
@LA

For destinations and events in San Diego visit
THE BEST PLACES IN SAN DIEGO
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