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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 Los Angeles area, contact us and we will place the information here.
NAS EVENT CALENDAR
NAS HIKE & BARBECUE
Saturday, June 18, 2016, Time TBD

Location: Newport Beach and Corona del Mar.
Hiking and barbecue. Hike at Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, Newport Beach, on an easy route of paved walkways and unpaved trails. Enjoy a tremendous barbecue at the home of our members living in Corona del Mar. NAS members will find complete information in the upcoming issue of the NAS Newsletter.
"TOUR DE NAS" BIKE RIDE & LUNCH
Saturday August 27, 2016

Location: Long Beach.
A bike ride along the beautiful Long Beach waterfront bicycle trail with lunch most likely at the Yard House restaurant. Non-bicyclists can go for a pleasant walk with friends along the pedestrian path that parallels the bikeway.
NAS LEIDENS ONTZET
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Location: Costa Mesa. Once again our generous members in Costa Mesa 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
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Location: Woodland Hills. Our generous members in Woodland Hills once again are opening their 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 EVENTS FOR EARLY 2017
New Year's Reception in Glendale - Sunday, January 15, 2017
Visit to The Broad, a new contemporary art museum in downtown LA - Saturday, February 11, 2017
NAS Annual Membership Meeting at the San Antonio Winery, Los Angeles - Sunday, March 12, 2017
ABOUT NAS EVENTS

All the NAS events, except on rare occasions, take place within the Los Angeles area. Generally, the events have a theme, see below, all typically including a happy hour with appetizers, followed by dinner. There is a charge, which varies, to members and guests for attending each of these events.

RECENT NAS EVENTS
NAS KING'S DAY
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Agoura. A reception in honor of the birthday of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Close to 70 members and guests attended. Hors d'oeuvre were served during the early part of the event followed by a light buffet, dessert and coffee. As always our NAS open wine and beer bar provided drinks including non-alcoholic beverages during the event.
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SoCAL DUTCH EVENTS
27th ANNUAL HOLLAND FESTIVAL — GEMMRIG PARK, LONG BEACH
Sunday, May 29, 2016   10am - 6pm

The United Netherlands Organizations (UNO) presents the 27th Annual Holland Festival, Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Gemmrig Park in Long Beach, California. The Holland Festival has become an annual reunion for many families who bring their blankets and folding chairs to picnic on the lawn. Open to the public.
SoCAL DUTCH EVENT RESOURCES
DUTCH-DAY Holland Themed Events in SoCal
NoCAL DUTCH EVENTS
SAN FRANCISCO
For all Dutch events and more in the San Francisco area. Dutch language.
San Francisco Dutch King's Day April 23, 2016.
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, Chicago and Boston
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
BECOME A NAS MEMBER
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© 2016 Netherlands American Society of Southern California, Inc.