Entries by Novita

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Pizzeria Back to Basics

Recently the Zijlstraat and a few other streets in Haarlem have attracted new restaurants.. Since I’m a foodie I always happily volunteer wher/whenever possible to test new places. So.. what better than to try ‘m out?! I heard good stories about a new pizzeria: BACK TO BASICS and was dying to go there! I enthused my friends […]

expatsHaarlem’s upcoming events

Bye January, hello February.. Curious about the events we organise in the upcoming month? Check our events page then! More dates might be added but so far the schedule is as below:    ADULTS – 6 February: Wine, wine, good wine! Wine lovers! Which best way to start the new month than with good wine? We arranged a Wine Drink at […]

expatsHaarlem’s upcoming events

It’s almost the end of 2014.. No idea which events we still organise in the remaining months of this year? You’d better check our events page then! More dates might be added but for now the schedule is as follows:    ADULTS – 28 November: expatsHaarlem Monthly Drink (every last Friday of the Month) In these times of uncertainty, […]

expatsHaarlem’s upcoming events

Looking for some activities to do in your free time? Wondering which events will be organised? Take a look at our events page! More dates might be added but for now the schedule is as follows:    ADULTS – 31 October: expatsHaarlem Monthly Drink (every last Friday of the Month) In these times of uncertainty, where nothing is what it […]

expatsHaarlem’s upcoming events

Unsure what to do with your free time? Want to know which events we are organising? Visit and keep your eyes on our events page! More dates will be added but for now the schedule is as follows:    ADULTS – 28 September: (*** TODAY ***) What’s For Lunch?! Long time since we had lunch together, right? Why […]

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Volunteer Centre Haarlem

Bored and wondering what to do with your free time? Always wanted to make yourself useful but no idea how? Crazy busy but still wanting to contribute to the Haarlem area community, even when there is no payment for services rendered? Are you an organisation (desperately) in need of a helping hand – from time to time […]

expatsHaarlem’s upcoming events

Wondering what our next events are and when you need to mark your calendar? Check our event overview hereunder!! ADULTS – Every Wednesday evenings in July and August, in collaboration with Esenzia: Yoga in the Park! Stressed out after work and need some de-stressing? Been thinking about doing yoga but not sure it’s your thing? […]

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Spaarne 66, second best terrace!

Haarlem’s restaurant “Spaarne 66” has ended as second best in the contest “Best Terrace of the Netherlands”. The jury of the Misset Terras Top 100 was overwhelmed by the warmth of this family business which consists of mother Marianne Lemmers and her daughters Kim, Sophie and Laura. 

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Free Festival: Haarlem Culinair

Once a year the biggest free culinary festival within Haarlem takes place in our wonderful city centre. In 2014 even more restaurants will show their culinary creations at the 20th edition of Haarlem Culinair! The organisation of the culinary event announced that there will be more restaurants this year than in the previous years. Amongst […]

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Trampoline jumping in the depth

Since Friday 4 July the world’s first ‘underground trampoline’ is in use. The surreal experience of Bounce Below is set within a historic disused slate cavern in Northern Wales, installed with massive bouncy nets to jump around in, unlike anything seen before.

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day (Vaderdag) in the Netherlands is always the third Sunday of June: this year on June 15th.  What’s Father’s Day? According to Wikipedia Father’s Day is a celebration honouring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated […]

expatsHaarlem’s events for adults in June

Curious about the events we organise for the adults in June? Visit our events page! More dates will be added (think of several World Cup matches), but so far we have scheduled for you: ~ A film on Wed 11th ~ A joint event with the Amsterdam Dutch Language Meetup Group on Tue 17th ~ […]