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Low Saxon?

Do many folks here speak Low Saxon? I was looking into learning Dutch, then I found out my maternal family came from Overijssel and spoke L…

Started by Monica J Roxburgh

3 Jul 9, 2014
Reply by Walter

Great opportunity to serve Dutch Beer

Hello Dutch folks in Portland here is great and fun opportunity for you to volunteer to be beer server. The Oregon Brewers Festival is cele…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

0 Jun 12, 2014

Sunday June 1st, Klik, Amsterdam’s favorite animation festival, concludes their historic first-ever US tour with a stop in Portland

. Join Klikkers Tünde Vollenbroek and Mathijs Stegink, and Dutch animation director Joost Lieuwma (Things You’d Better Not Mix Up, Leaving…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

0 May 29, 2014

The new logo for Portland Dutch Society

The final logos have been submitted, the final votes have been cast, and we are very excited to announce that the winner of the official Po…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

0 Mar 21, 2014

Harry van der Kamp, Acclaimed Bass from the Netherlands, Tours Pacific Northwest with Monica Huggett

Dear members of the Portland Dutch Society, I hope your members might be able to attend this amazing set of concerts with Dutch bass Harry…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

0 Mar 20, 2014

Koningsdag Suggestions

Do you have any suggestions for this year's Koningsdag celebration happening Sunday April 27th, 2014? Foods, drinks, activities what would…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

1 Mar 5, 2014
Reply by Peter Goddyn

a Letter from Breda

Hi,I am originally from Portland and currently live in the Netherlands.  I am contacting you in hopes that you and your organisation may be…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

0 Feb 9, 2014

Portland Dutch has elected new officers last night:

Portland Dutch has elected new officers last night: President: Pascal Debets, Treasurer: Sander Hoekstra and Secretary: Carianne Nieuwstrat…

Started by Portland Dutch Society

1 Feb 3, 2014
Reply by Mavis Blanchfill

Naar Nederland verhuizen met Amerikaanse man?

Er is een mogelijkheid dat ik een baan in Nederland aangeboden krijg en we zijn momenteel aan het nadenken of we dat wel of niet zouden aan…

Started by Esther Judd

0 Feb 2, 2014

After Turkey Ride! Meet Dutch guy who is bicycling from Alaska to Argentina

Hi Portland Dutch Society I would like to inform you about a Dutch guy who is in town.   It's about Dirk Spits who is cycling from Prudhoe…

Started by Wouter van Eenbergen

0 Nov 21, 2013


Upcoming Events:

October 16 Tuesday

Rietveld, Utrecht and DE STIJL

October 16, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm – Portland Art MuseumArt historian Mathijs Meinderts will present DE STIJL, a global art movement that was founded by Theo van Doesburg in 1917 in the Netherlands and attracted many artists, inclOrganized by Portland Utrecht Network | Type: art, cultureYou are attending.

October 20 Saturday

Portland Dutch Koffie - IKEA

October 20, 2018 from 10am to 11:30am – IKEA, Portland AirportEven 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 deOrganized by Portland Dutch Society | Type: koffie, socialYou are attending.

Unveiling the Utrecht Mural

October 20, 2018 from 2:30pm to 4pm – Popina Simwear BuildingJoin us to celebrate the unveiling of the Portland-Utrecht Friendship City Mural. This mural is a lasting symbol of the strong, cultural relationship between the city of Utrecht (The Netherlands) andOrganized by Portland Utrecht Network | Type: art, cultureYou are attending.

October 21 Sunday

Celebrate 100 year of De Stijl in Portland

October 21, 2018 from 2:30pm to 7pm – Studio theater in Lincoln Hall at PSURemember Piet Mondrian and his distinctive colorful squares? Or Gerrit Rietveld and his famous Red and Blue Chair? Their work was part of a greater art movement called De Stijl (“The Style”). ItOrganized by Portland Utrecht Network | Type: art, cultureYou are attending.


We would to recognize the following business for their Koningsdag 2017 Silent Auction donation:

Portland Dutch Society Board

Hans van Alebeek

Sander Hoekstra

Carianne Nieuwstraten

Heleen Martin

Helene Meskers

Marcel Jonker

Denis Kieft

Rindert Schutten

Reinier Heyden

Shireen Farrahi

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