Entries by Arianna

Walk & Brunch Meetup

Let’s start the weekend fit by walking in the green Houtpark Haarlem, have lunch together at lovable Boem Haarlem and meet old & new friends. Fancy some long walk? Fancy some great company? Fancy some amazing food? Come to walk with us on Saturday mornings 23 September at 11:30 AM to explore different parts of the Hout […]

Keti Koti: 150 years free from slavery

On July 1, 2023 this year, for the first time in Haarlem, Keti Koti, the abolition of slavery about 150 years ago, will be celebrated. Traces of slavery as well as colonialism can still be found in our city. Keti Koti The words “keti koti” come from Sranan Tongo (Surinamese). The translation is “chains broken. […]

Extra trains to Zandvoort starting Friday due to summer weather

Due to the predicted summer weather, the NS is deploying extra trains between Haarlem and Zandvoort starting Friday. According to a NS trainrail spokeswoman, there will be two more trains per hour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 9:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. to accommodate all bathers. From Amsterdam, two trains per hour go directly […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Moederdag or Mother’s Day in the Netherlands is always the second Sunday of May: this year on May 14th. What, how, since when, ideas for Mother’s Day, what to write in Dutch on a Mother’s Day card. And… a drawing. Download and let your kid(s) colour it.

Stoomgemaal Halfweg will be open during Mill and Pumping Station Days

HALFWEG – Stoomgemaal Halfweg / Steam pumping station Halfweg will be open to the public during the Mill and Pumping Station Days on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May. The oldest and largest working scoop wheel steam pumping station in the world will then be running under steam. This is a great opportunity to see […]

Comedy on Top of Haarlem May at DeDAKKAS with Donal Vaughan

Triple-Award winning comedian Donal Vaughan will be the headliner of the popular stand-up Comedy on Top of Haarlem. The Haarlem Comedy Factory & DeDAKKAS invite you on Friday 12 May, 8:30 PM, for a great comedy show in English in their innovative and sustainable ”little theatre” with the skyline of Haarlem as set. Join us […]