NETHERLANDS AMERICAN SOCIETY
OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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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
"TOUR DE NAS" BIKE RIDE & LUNCH
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Location: Long Beach.
A pleasant bike ride along the beautiful Long Beach waterfront bicycle trail followed by lunch at the Yard House restaurant. Non-bicyclists can go for a relaxing walk with friends along the pedestrian path that parallels the bikeway.
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, 2016
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.
SoCAL DUTCH EVENTS
HERDENKINGS CEREMONIE
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 10am
Los Angeles National Cemetery, at the flagpole. Entrance is on the corner of Sepulveda Blvd. and Constitution Ave. in West Los Angeles.
The memorial service, presented by the 'Comité 15 augustus 1945,' commemorates those Dutch service men and women and citizens (men, women and children) who lost their lives during WWII in the Dutch East Indies. Representatives from NAS will be placing a wreath at the memorial service which is open to anyone wishing to attend.
Directions: Traveling north on the 405 exit at Santa Monica Blvd and turn right, then turn left on Sepulveda Blvd. Travel north until after crossing Constitution Ave. turn right into the cemetery.
From the 405 south take the Wilshire Blvd. East offramp and then turn left on Sepulveda Blvd. Travel north until after crossing Constitution Ave. turn right into the cemetery.
UNO AT ORANGE STREET FAIR
Friday - Sunday, September 1 - 3, 2017
Save the date – Labor Day weekend, Dutch food and beer! The United Netherlands Organizations (UNO) is providing the Dutch representation at the annual international street fair in Orange, California.
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 François 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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