Sint Maarten | What you should know

  Every year, on November 11th, children from kindergarten to primary school age will walk door to door with their paper lanterns, singing Sint Maarten songs. In return, they will get some candy or fruit. The latter is not that popular I can tell you from...

7 Tips to do during Fall School Break

Fall school break, aka Herfstvakantie, is just around the corner! Here are 7 tips to have a jolly good Herfstvakantie in and around Haarlem. KID’S NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Several museums will open up the door on Saturday, October 23, to kids, aged 4 -12, and their...

Winter School Is Coming!

Winterschool is coming As a follow-up to the Summer School, Welzijn Bloemendaal, a welfare organization in Bloemendaal, is organizing a Winter School during the ‘Voorjaarsvakantie’, on February 22 and 24. What is Winter School? The Winter School is no...

Sint Maarten 2020

On November 11th, children in The Netherlands celebrate Sint Maarten. Around 6 p.m. children will go door-to-door singing songs in exchange for candy. This year, due to Corona, there are strongly advised instructions for all people involved.   The advice by the...

5 SUMMER CAMP TIPS IN THE HAARLEM AREA

School Summer Holidays are just a few weeks away. For most of us holidays plans vanished after Covid19 knocked at the door. No trips to the French Riviera, Tuscany or other exotic destinations. A staycation is more like it. Next question: ‘Are there Summer Camps...