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March 2018

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Dear readers,

I’d like to tell you a bit about the Expat Centre events. We’ve organised a lot of events coming up soon, which give you the chance to meet other international people and get useful information as well. Visit our website and look under events and news for all the information about educational, tax and welcome events. During the latter, the mayor of Leiden will welcome new international people in the Leiden region, and you can meet our preferred partners who offer relevant services for internationals. I hope to meet you and your partner at these events. Don't forget to register! See you then.
 

Enjoy the read!

Corine van der Ceelen

Positive economic figures for Leiden region

For the fourth year running, the Leiden region is showing positive economic growth figures. This is evidenced by the Index071 by the firm Blaauwberg, which was drafted at the commission of Economie071. 

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Bike rental EasyFiets starts crowdfunding

The Leiden bike rental organisation Easyfiets started a crowdfunding for their new recycle factory. With this new factory, the company wishes to recycle even more bicycles.
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Win Anniversary stamps from Leiden!

The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities was founded 200 years ago. In celebration, PostNL has designed stamps featuring the top 10 masterpieces from the collection. You can win a set by commenting on the Facebook page starting tonight, telling us who you would send a postcard to!
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Work permit no longer required for voluntary work

International students and scientific researchers from outside the European Union wishing to do voluntary work in the Netherlands, no longer need a work permit (TWV) to do so.
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BplusC 10th anniversay

March 3rd

Leiden - Parents and children from here, there and everywhere. Come and join workshops such as dance, music, theatre and pottery! This morning is organized especially for expats and their children. All activities are in English.

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BMW/MINI dealer Introduces New BMW X2

March 3rd

Noordwijk - Saturday the BMW/MINI dealer Van Poelgeest proudly introduces the new BMW X2 in its showroom. Are you ready for a visit? Stop by at Van Poelgeest between 9am and 5pm.

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Annual tax seminar and walk-in consultancy

March 8th

Leiden - Expat Centre Leiden and LIMES international organise their annual tax seminar explaining the Dutch tax (filing) system and the 30%-ruling in more detail. You can also visit the walk-in consultancy on March 16th and 22d
 

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L.I.B. Leiden

March 10th until 11th

Leiden - On 10 and 11 March, a special beer festival will take place in Leiden where more than 35 beer brewers will put their products on the tap. There will be more than 150 beers on tap !!

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Seminar for international education

March 12d

Leiden - To all international parents: Would you like to learn more on how to find a suitable school for your children? The Municipality of Leiden and Expat Centre Leiden invite you to a free seminar on the Dutch education system.

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Dare to draw your own Recipe

March 17th

Voorschoten - In this voguish workshop participants learn to illustrate a fun ‘how to’ recipe and enjoy a delicious home-made afternoon tea! Everyone goes home with something pleasing

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The green meeting

Ongoing

Zoeterwoude - The Noordelijk Noord Aa region of Zoetermeer / Zoeterwoude provides you with a lovely backyard where you can relax in the middle of the countryside and natural surroundings

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Consulting & Family Fair

March 24th

Leiden - To all parents and parents-to-be: Come and join this free event in Leiden. It is a very interactive, fun, fast paced way to make the most connections in the shortest time.

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Rondvaart Zoetermeer

March 30th

Zoeterwoude - Rondvaart Zoetermeer hopes to open the sailing season on Good Friday, 30 March. In the afternoon, you can sail on the boat “Meervaarder” with a departure time of 1:30 pm and enjoy a Polder cruise.

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Seaside shopping

Ongoing

Katwijk - Directly behind the characteristic boulevard Katwijk hides the biggest seaside shopping center. It can be fun to go out and shop. Katwijk has a lot of stores you probably haven’t seen yet!

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Expat Centre Leiden organises Welcome Event 

April 5th

Leiden - Expat Centre Leiden invites you to the first biannual Welcome event! You and your family will be warmly welcomed to Leiden by the Mayor of Leiden Henri Lenferink and manager of Expat Centre Leiden Corine van der Ceelen. Register now!

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Expat Centre Leiden organises International meetup

April 12th

Leiden - Expat Centre Leiden invites you to a network event for all internationals and their partners. Through networking events, Expat Centre Leiden strives to create an international community where internationals feel connected to Leiden and its region.

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More activities?

Would you like to see more activities? Visit our event page! Every day we will provide the latest activities in the Leiden region relevant for non-Dutch speakers.

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