I would like to invite you for a special concert of chamber choir Quod Libet.
Innovation and tradition meet in two masterpieces from choral music. Two hundred years of music history brought together, Jesu meine Freude from J.S. Bach and the Herbert Howells Requiem.

The program we bring will also be performed during our concerts in Lisbon and Sintra from 14 to 17 June.

The concert is on Thursday evening, May 17, 2018. Starting time is 8:15 PM, the concert lasts until 9:30 PM.
Location: Anglican Church of St. John and St. Philip in The Hague, Ary van der Spuyweg 1.
Admission € 10

We hope to see you on Thursday evening, May 17, 2018!



SAVE THE BEES: “What is of value”

On Friday, May 18 there is an afternoon and evening program in Vreedehuis about the life of the bees.
The afternoon program from 15-17.30 is free.
The evening program can start with a dinner that has to be reserved and starts at 17.30; costs for dinner, film, drink and after discussion 25 euros.
Just watch the movie, drink and after-talk costs 15 euros.

Reservations for meals and films via info@vreedhuis.nl (reservations for film, dinner voucher no later than 11 May)  This day is a collaboration by Vreedehuis and organic food cooperative Odin.

More information is available on our website:  Vreedehuiswebsite


17:30: Starting meal
18:00: Cash box open for the film
6:45 pm: Short introduction to the film by the beekeeper
7:00 pm: Film ‘Queen of the sun’
20:30 pm: After discussion with a spring drink, until about 21:30

Afternoon program: Do-it-yourself experience afternoon about the life of the bees
A fun and creative afternoon in which you learn more about the special life of the bees, and what everyone can do to save these vulnerable animals and our own existence on earth. With demonstrations by a beekeeper, kneading seed bombs, making collages, writing songs, selling table with bee and flower products, and more …
See a real beehive and honeycombs up close, taste the best honey. Make your own ‘bombs’ of seeds, and throw them in a place that can use more flowers to attract bees. Let your senses and your imagination stimulate, help make our world healthier and more beautiful.

Evening program: QUEEN OF THE SUN  “What do the bees tell us?”
Queen of the Sun is a breathtaking documentary about the consequences of the global bee crisis, but also about solutions! Bees are incredibly sensitive and astonishingly well organized. It is therefore the bees themselves who show us how we can save life on earth in one breath and create a new balanced culture together.
Following the film, there is a conversation with the regular beekeeper and a business manager of the organic cooperative Odin about how we can take new paths.
2 May 2018 pac


The municipality sends a new pass, because not every household has a waste card. If you live with several people at 1 address you have to do together with 1 waste card.

New waste card

The new waste card is a plastic card. You can throw away the old paper card with the old paper.

Did you not receive a new waste card on 31 March 2018? You can request a new pass on the Waste Pass .

Waste pass

Access to the waste disposal stations

The Hague waste card gives you access to the municipality’s waste collection stations. At a refuse collection station, you can bring waste that is too large for your garbage bag, mini-container or the underground residual waste container. Think of garden waste or an old bank, cupboard or washing machine.

Separating waste

The waste disposal stations also play an important role in the separation of waste. All material that you bring to the refuse collection station is processed separately as much as possible. That is good for the environment. For example, you can go to a refuse collection station for returning paint residue, grease, soil, soil and sand, horse manure and batteries. Check which materials you can return at any refuse collection station to bulky waste or dispose of garden waste .

(source: denhaag.nl)

20 February 2018  pac


Forty percent of the residents in our neighbourhood are of foreign origin.
Many of them live here for a few years and then leave. The newcomers need information about our neighbourhood.
This was a reason for the directors of the Residents Organisation to develop a brochure in English with a wealth of information about the neighbourhood.
So the brochure includes information about locations of the cash points and rubbish bins, doctors, pharmacies, the local police station, information about public transport, shop opening times and so on.

The brochure has since then been distributed in the district to be easily at hand.

The municipality of The Hague warmly welcomes this initiative in order to give a “Feel at Home” to the many foreigners.

Graphic design: Linda Fairwether


Your Community Association has a contract with The Hague Municipal Council making it possible for property owners in your neighbourhood to benefit from the free (collective) removal of graffiti (the so-called graffitiregeling).

But do you always report any graffiti or posters defacing your property? Those who have already reported such defacement know how important it is to do this quickly. The sooner you get in touch, the sooner the Council can arrange to have the graffiti and/or posters removed. Timely cleaning is especially important where the walls are the sort that absorb the spray paint used by graffiti vandals.

What do you do?
Just mail the completed authorization form to meldpuntgraffiti@denhaag.nl or telephone direct to 070 353 46 05 (Monday to Friday from 9.30 till 16.30) or the general number for The Hague Municipal Council 14070. If you have not yet signed up, don’t put it off any longer. Telephone the Graffiti Hotline for a special subscription to the graffiti clean-up service 070 353 46 05
or e-mail: meldpuntgraffiti@denhaag.nl

Want to know more?
If you want to know more about the clean-up service and the arrangement your Community Association has with the Council just telephone the Graffiti Hotline and quickly receive answers to all your questions. Take care of your property and work with the Council for a clean and safe city free of defacement.

Graffiti-Hotline  070 353 46 05


Wijkbus Stap-In/Community Bus Step-in has been providing transport for the elderly and less able (young and old) in the Archipel&Willemspark, Zeehelden and (part of) Duinoord districts for more than 20 years.

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