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.

Nieuwjaarsborrel 2017 - Rescheduled

The Nieuwjaarsborrel is now happening on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Same details

Our 2nd Annual Nieuwjaarsborrel complete with live music by the Whiskey Darlings featuring Michele van Kleef

Please plan to join us for a wonderful time and chance to meet and greet fellow Dutchmen and ring in the new year.

This is a free event, a potluck, a BYOB party and maybe we will see some oliebollen or appelflappen....

More details here

The 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


Speelkameraadje(s) gezocht voor ons dochtertje van 2

Started by Rozemarijn Nov 16, 2016. 0 Replies

Hoi!Zijn er ouders met Nederlands sprekende leeftijdsgenootjes die graag met mij en ons 2-jarige dochtertje af zouden willen spreken voor een play date?groetjes,Rozemarijn & KamilaContinue

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Eelco Keij / Naderende verkiezingen

Posted by Peter de Haan on December 28, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments


Reeds enige tijd krijg ik updates van Eelco Keij, die zich sterk maakt voor Nederlanders in het buitenland. Zijn website is :

Mijn tip #1: Schrijf jouw email adres in (onder kopje "NIEUWS"), zodat je zelf direkt met regelmaat informatie krijgt over "Nederlanders in het Buitenland".

Mijn tip #2: Registreer je als kiezer, want de verkiezingen komen eraan..!

Ikzelf heb reeds iemand in NL…


Hallo uit Bend Oregon

Posted by Rene Van Tilborg on September 14, 2016 at 9:23pm 2 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…


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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

Marcel Jonker

Denis Kieft

Rindert Schutten

Reinier Heyden

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