Portland Dutch Society
  • Portland, OR
  • Netherlands

Portland Dutch Society's Friends

  • Angelique Matthijssen
  • Pat Visser
  • Erna Lemmen
  • Patrick Nelissen
  • Francine Nelissen-Gort
  • Aranea
  • Marcel van den Berg
  • Frans van der Horst
  • Jose Bakker
  • Paul Foekema
  • Annette lindeman
  • Deanna Schindler-Ord
  • Chloe Wingate
  • Nuno Clauzing

Portland Dutch Society's Discussions

Dutch language opportunity

Started Apr 18 0 Replies

HelloOur family spent 4 years in Amsterdam and our children learned to speak Dutch fluently. After being back in Portland for 9 months (and my husband and I not fluent) they are starting to lose the…Continue

Job Opportunity for native Dutch speaker

Started Mar 27 0 Replies

A local recruiting company called welocalize has some openings available for native Dutch speakers.Details on one of the jobs…Continue

Dutch Language lessons

Started Mar 27 0 Replies

One of our new members, Nuno Clauzing, a Portland State University student is available for folks who would like to take Dutch language classes, either for themselves or for their children.If you ate…Continue

Tags: Dutch, class, language

(Dutch) Help wanted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Annemieke Stalcup Aug 15, 2016. 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…Continue

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Are you eligible to receive AOW (Dutch Social Security)?

Posted on November 8, 2015 at 3:30pm 3 Comments

Hi All,

I wanted to start a blog on receiving AOW while you live in the US and you lived some years after your 15th Birthday in the Netherlands. I am about to turn 65 myself and so it might be interesting to see what an Expat qualifies for.…


Jet Black Pearl next concert

Posted on February 6, 2015 at 10:18am 0 Comments

Jet Black Pearl in Concert


  • 7 p.m. til 9 p.m. 
  • Free | 
  • 21 and over

Moving to Oregon?

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 4:05pm 0 Comments

For those who are considering moving to Oregon or Portland specifically then here are are a couple of videos that may inform you on what really is going on the the great northwest.

They are produced by BNN and are in the Dutch language and are of excellent quality

Reisen naar Oregon

Reisen naar Portland, OR

Een berichtje uit Nederland voor Nederlandse singles in Amerika

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 3:07pm 0 Comments

Dit bericht vandaag ontvangen. We dachten het door te geven aan onze leden en wie weet komen we je op de televisie tegen.

Geachte Mr./Mvr.,

Ik ben van het bedrijf Blue Circle, dit is een productiebedrijf voor televisieprogramma's. Wij produceren televisieprogramma's voornamelijk voor de Nederlandse markt. We zijn gespecialiseerd in entertainment, factual entertainment en dagelijkse shows. Denk hierbij aan programma's als RTL Late night, Heel Holland…

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At 7:08pm on March 3, 2014, Irmgard Lam said…

Hi Jackie!   Leuk om van je te horen! :)  Angelica told me about this site!  I go to the same church as she does.  


Upcoming Events:


July 21


Portland Dutch Koffie - IKEA

July 21, 2018 from 10am to 11:30am – IKEA, Portland Airport

August 7  Tuesday

Borrelavond (Monthly Meetup) - AGAIN THE NEW LOCATION North 45 Pub

August 7, 2018 from 7pm to 10pm – NEW LOCATION!! The North 45 PubEvery month the Dutch speaking folks gather here for een borreltje ( a social). They have a wide selection of microbrew and wine and pub food (come early and have dinner)  Even fijn Hollands spOrganized by Portland Dutch Society | Type: monthly, social, (borrel)You are attending.

August 14 Tuesday

Vancouver - Borrel

August 14, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7pm – Ben's Bottle ShopWe are meeting at Ben's Bottle Shop and we will be sitting towards the back. Ask for the Dutch folks This is the borrelavond in Vancouver, WA.every 2nd Tuesday of the month.  This place iOrganized by Portland Dutch Society | Type: borrelYou are attending.


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Portland Dutch Society Board

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Sander Hoekstra

Carianne Nieuwstraten

Heleen Martin

Helene Meskers

Marcel Jonker

Denis Kieft

Rindert Schutten

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