Portland Dutch Society's Blog (7)

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

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.…


Added by Portland Dutch Society on November 8, 2015 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Jet Black Pearl next concert

Jet Black Pearl in Concert


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

Added by Portland Dutch Society on February 6, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Moving to Oregon?

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

Added by Portland Dutch Society on December 5, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Een berichtje uit Nederland voor Nederlandse singles in Amerika

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…

Added by Portland Dutch Society on November 17, 2014 at 3:07pm — No Comments

The 37th Annual Portland International Film Festival


I am contacting you on behalf of the Northwest Film Center in regards to the 37th Annual Portland International Film Festival. This year’s Festival starts tomorrow and runs through February 22nd. Featuring a diverse array of films for children and adults with topics ranging from historical narratives to comedies and documentaries…


Added by Portland Dutch Society on February 5, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Upcoming Events

Here are some events in 2014 for the Dutch Community in Portland, OR

  • February 4th, 2014 Green Dragon Borrelavond
  • Friday February 21st, 2014, 7:30 PM Sjoelen Avond (Dutch Shuffleboard) at Guardian Games
  • March 4th, 2014 Green Dragon
  • April 27th, 2014 Oaks Park Koningsdag 

Added by Portland Dutch Society on January 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Sinterklaas komt naar Portland

Hallo lieve ouders en lieve kinderen,
Ik hoop dat jullie dit…

Added by Portland Dutch Society on November 22, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Upcoming Events:


We would to recognize the following businesses for their Holland Festival Silent Auction donations:

Portland Dutch Society Board

Dirk Jan van Hameren

Sander Hoekstra

Carianne Nieuwstraten

Heleen Martin

Helene Meskers

Denis Kieft

Rindert Schutten

Reinier Heyden

Shireen Farrahi

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