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Canada Netherlands Friendship Day

May 11 @ 10:00 am


The Canada Netherlands Friendship Day will celebrate the 19th anniversary of the City of Burlington’s twinning agreement with the city of Apeldoorn. It will also recognize the 79th anniversary of the Netherlands liberation by the Canadian Armed Forces during World War 2. The free event will include:

Canadian and Dutch national anthems

Greetings from, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Harman Idema; Elizabeth Witmer, former Deputy Premier of Ontario; and Mayor Marianne Meed Ward

Artwork on display from Alton Village Public School and Trinity Christian School

Remarks from a local Dutch family, living in Burlington

Music from Burlington Teen Tour Band

Light refreshments