Non-Profit Organization to promote the Dutch culture in the Portland area


A sincere "Thank You" to our wonderful sponsors:


Dutch groups in Oregon

Here is a partial list of Dutch and Dutch Indonesian groups which are located in this area of the country. Please let us know if your group is not listed or if you want us to post a link to your group's page:

Portland Dutch FB

Insulinde FB

Dutch-American Club of Central Oregon

Indo Heritage


Telephone: (503) 794-5654



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Our goal is to bring together the Dutch community residing in Oregon and Southwest Washington through improved communication and cooperation.

Sinterklaas 2016

SAVE THE DATE: 3 December, 2016

It is almost that time of the year.

Please plan to join us. In a different location, but lots of fun.

Details to come soon!

Portland Dutch Society.

Portland Dutch Koffie

Monthly Coffee at IKEA Portland (every 3rd Saturday) 

Even fijn een kopje koffie drinken met een gebakje erbij en andere Nederlanders ontmoeten. Elke 3rde zaterdag van de maand. BTW, als je IKEA lid bent is de koffie gratis. Lokatie is boven in de cafeteria in de aparte kamer aan de noord kant van de zaal

Let's have a cup of coffee and a piece of cake and meet other Dutch speaking people. Every 3rd Saturday of the month. BTW, coffee is free if you have an IKEA card


(Dutch) Help wanted

Started by Reinier Heyden. Last reply by Annemieke Stalcup Aug 15. 1 Reply

A notice which might be of interest of you & this is legit:Our company is currently looking for the perfect candidate to fill a fun position! We’re in search of a Dutch speaker who has good knowledge of Dutch culture and is able to read, write and type well in Dutch. The position involves verifying the linguistic correctness of localized materials relating to movies and TV shows. We’re looking for someone who’s computer savvy with a friendly personality who loves movies. If you or someone…Continue

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Hallo uit Bend Oregon

Posted by Rene Van Tilborg on September 14, 2016 at 9:23pm 0 Comments

I am a retired Police Officer from Southern California, and now live in Bend. In Holland, our family lived in Haarlem and Roermond. That was 55 years ago. We came to Pasadena, California, March 12, 1962. Went to Jr High, High School & USC in California. I had to relinquish my Dutch Citizenship to keep my job as an Officer. Post career, relocated to Bend. 

On the first Saturday of the month, our Dutch Club here in Bend get together for coffee. Are there similar events in…


Oliebollen en appelflappen

Posted by Bernard Bom on December 29, 2015 at 9:47am 0 Comments

Het is weer oliebollen tijd!

Weet iemand of deze lekkernijen ergens in Portland te koop zijn?



We would to recognize the following business for their Koningsdag 2016 Silent Auction donation:

Gaya Jawa

Portland Dutch Society Board

Hans van Alebeek

Sander Hoekstra

Carianne Nieuwstraten

Barbara Bonnema

Helene Meskers

Reinier Heyden

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