Leiden 400 Mayflower Celebration May 16

May 16 Online Opening of the Pilgrim Year Leiden400

In 2020, four hundred years after the sailing of the Mayflower, the USA, Native Nations, UK and the Netherlands will participate in an inclusive four-nation commemoration. We will commemorate the story of the pilgrims, the cultures and places with which they interacted and do so by focusing on themes that[…]

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AADAS Emigration to North America Tour

The American Association of Dutch American Studies invites DIS members and DIS magazine readers to its first emigration to North America tour in the Netherlands. Henk Aay and Mary Risseeuw (both AADAS board members) are planning and leading this educational tour; they have extensive experience with and contacts for leading[…]

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Nederlandse Kerkdienst

Dutch Christmas Service organized by the Netherlands Social Service Organisation (NESSO). Free will offering for support of NESSO. Coffee and Refreshments will be served after the service.

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DIS Annual Meeting

DIS Christmas / Kerst Koffie / Singalong / Traditions

Please join us for a very casual evening of visiting, singing and listening to English Christmas and Dutch Kerstfeest Versjes (songs), sharing traditions, favorite poems and stories. Don’t worry, we will have songs printed in English and Dutch for you. If you have any traditions to share, songs to sing[…]

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Drinks with the Dutch

Interested in your Dutch heritage? Enjoy a good beer? Anyone from immigrants to multi-generational Dutch-Americans are welcome to join members of the Dutch International Society for a low-key night of drinks. Ask questions about your ancestors, pick up a few new Dutch words, or just enjoy a ‘slokje’ with new[…]

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Netherlands America University League – Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Netherlands America University League of Ann Arbor  is a non-profit organization of people in southeastern Michigan interested in all aspects of Dutch and Flemish culture. Many but not all members have some kind of association with the University of Michigan. Many speak Dutch, many do not, but all share an[…]

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New Directions on the ‘Early Dutch’

Welcome to registration for the New Netherland Institute’s 42nd Annual Conference, where we will proudly welcome six scholars who demonstrate the quality and breadth of today’s research on the history and legacy of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony of New Netherland.

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DIS (Landdag) Picnic

Free Admission for DIS Members and immediate family. (Members stop by the DIS table by the big American flag at the entrance to get your free entry wristband) Food, Fun and Fellowship: Your favorites will be available for purchase or bring your own picnic lunch. This year our Landdag celebration will[…]

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