Where? Games, sheep shearing, Walking Korfbal, Freek, Vivaldi …

This weekend: Walking Korfbal at KZ, Regenboogborrel, Jeugdharmonie NUEVO, Theater performance: ‘Alle Zeven Goed’, Freek de Jonge in Oostknollendam, Colloqium Vocale Zaandam and the baroque ensemble Arts Ardens with Vivaldi, Reuring in and around ‘t Reghthuys Westz) , Harmoniecorps Tuindorp, exhibitions in Honig Breethuis, Zaans Groen & Weefhuis …

Friday, May 20th

  • Today, on the birthday of KZ: Walking Korfbal, from kl. 10:15 (Topsporthal Koog a / d Zaan)
  • Theater performance: ‘Alle Zeven Goed’ by Kees Posthumus, Mennonite Vermaning, Westzijde 80, Zaandam, 19:30
  • Zaanse Rainbow Drink, Hope Brewery, Zaandijk, 15:00
  • Youth Harmony NUEVO presents Maestro, De Ontmoeting, Zaandijk, at 20:00
  • New exhibition in Honig Breethuis: Fancy a game? until September 25th. Exhibition of illustrator and graphic artist Alfons van Heusden’s work (Amsterdam, 1930-2000). In the 1960s and 1970s, he designed board games and puzzles for Jumbo, Hedgehog Games, and Ravensburger. He is also known for the cover designs he made for books by Ivo de Wijs (It rhymes) and Willem Wilmink. All kinds of games from the collection, which are administered by Zaan’s Museum and Zaanstad’s municipal archive, can be seen throughout the house. Above: Board game Barricade, design from 1962 by Alfons van Heusden.

Saturday, May 21st

  • Roots aan de Zaan, Fluxus, West side: Jon Boden – CANCELLED
  • POOK Oost-Knollendam: Freek de Jonge: Gods Heroes Victims and Relatives
  • Wormerveer Reminder: Sofia Vasheruk (piano), 20:00 – 22:00
  • Zaansgroen: Simone Bosch: Pronounced and quiet
  • Weaving house: exhibition Kunstgroep Buitenveldert: Pure Nature
  • Colloqium Vocale Zaandam and Baroque Ensemble Arts Ardens with works by Vivaldi, 17:00, Oostzijderkerk
  • A buzz in and around ‘t Reghthuys Westzaan with among others: Singers Mark Enthoven, Harry Slinger and the Oostzaan fanfare, Wolter Kroes, but also Kapiteinskoor, Youth Symphony Orchestra Amsterdam, RoK & Lol, Popkoor Vocal Invention, Crescendo Assendelft, Kaskedieze…
  • Guided tours of the exhibition at SOK 12.00 to 16.00 in De Kunst Grip in Oostzaan. Sign up at sok.oostzaan@gmail.com (free)
  • At the athletics accommodation in AV Lycurgus, Sportpark De Omzoom, Jaap Bootpad 4, SplitTime Dutch Championship Teams for seniors were held. Participating teams are AAC, AV’23, Daventria, Groningen Atletiek, Haag Atletiek, AV Lycurgus, PAC, Phanos, Prins Hendrik, Rotterdam Atletiek, Sprint and Unitas. From 11.00, approximately 250 participants will take action under the guidance of race director Bart van Egeraat.
  • Harmoniecorps Tuindorp (HCT) celebrates its 100th anniversary with a festive and spectacular concert in the theater De KunstGreep in Oostzaan in collaboration with the musical star Esmée Dekker at. 20.00
  • ‘Mass for Peace’ by composer Karl Jenkins with the ZFC Zaandijk Orchestra and the A cappella Choir Cantabile Zaanstad. 20.00 in Bullekerk – conductors Arnold van ‘t Ent, ZFC and Margreeth van Vlierden, Cantabile

Sunday, May 22nd

  • Wormerveer Vermaning: Joost Willemze (harp) and Damiano Rizzato (flute), 15:00 – 17:00
  • Zaansgreen: Simone Bosch
  • Weaving house: exhibition Kunstgroep Buitenveldert: Pure Nature
  • Square festival Wormerveer, 12:00
  • Wormerveer Vermaning: Joost Willemze (harp) and Damiano Rizzato (flute), 15:00 – 17:00
  • Zaansgreen: Simone Bosch
  • Weaving house: exhibition Kunstgroep Buitenveldert: Pure Nature
  • Concert and book presentation Zaan’s Symphony Orchestra, which exists 100 years. The concert starts at 2 pm. The book presentation is at 4 pm. The concert is opened by Councilor Baerveldt. The program is presented by Ferry de Vries. Program: soloist Mariëtte Gort (cello) and songs with COV, works by Elgar, Dvořák, Racine and Fauré. The end of our anniversary year is November 6 in Wormer. The anniversary book is handed over to municipal archivist Frans Hoving.
  • Sheep shearing in Darwin Park, 11:00
  • Square festival Wormerveer, 12:00
  • A buzz in and around ‘t Reghthuys Westzaan with among others: Singers Mark Enthoven, Harry Slinger and the Oostzaan fanfare, Wolter Kroes, but also Kapiteinskoor, Youth Symphony Orchestra Amsterdam, RoK & Lol, Popkoor Vocal Invention, Crescendo Assendelft, Kaskedieze…

Tuesday, May 24th

  • Het Sociale Winkeltje: meeting on cross-border behavior in the domestic atmosphere from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm in Kaaikhof 7 in Saendelft.

Friday, May 27th

  • Bullekerk: The Story of Johnny Cash – Alexander Broussard & Robbert H. Reijenga, 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 28th

  • Flea Market Fort Veldhuis, Genieweg 1, 1967 PS Heemskerk, 11:00
  • Flea market, Bovenkruiser, Koog a / d Zaan
  • Zaans Show Orchestra: Glad! With guest appearances by Debora Visscher and Marco Hage, Het Zaan’s Show Orchestra will be conducted by conductor Henk Ummels. (photo: Dijkstra Photography)
  • Marie Louise de Jong and Michelle Lynn play Brahms, Clarke and Andriessen, Reservations and info: www.nieuwehuysconcerten.nl 20.00, Vermaning Zaandam

Sunday, May 29th

  • Pop quiz and Het Pand. Hold up to 5 people, sign up via app 06-21820684
  • Ruben Hoeke in Bullekerk

Always check:

  • Exhibitions in Het Weefhuis and Zaans Groen
  • Movie in Pathé and De Fabriek (and sometimes in Groos)
  • Live rock, pop, jazz, folk, blues: De Flux, Roots aan de Zaan, Jazz Inverdan, De Melterij
  • Theater: Zaantheater, De KunstGreep, Pook Oostknollendam and Ostefabrikken
  • Bee Poel Farm in Wormer are weekly activities
  • Krommeniedijk church: open every third Sunday of the month
  • Store Weiver (Wormerveer): film (Thursday), live music (weekend)
  • The library in Zaandam and Krommenie: courses, lectures and exhibitions
  • Events and exhibitions in The Blue BuildingAris van Broekweg 22, Zaandam
  • Check the program for Zaanstad Cultural Council
  • Classic: Honig Breedthuis, Fluxus, Nieuwe Huys Concerts, Culturale, admonition Westzaan (Early Music Foundation), Vermaning Wormerveer and Muziekhaven
  • Repair of cafes (7 in Zaanstreek): overview with opening hours

More? Check out the Zaanse event calendar.

long-term

Jazz legend Han Bennink shows off 1 to 15 May more than 25 works of art in the LEGE room.

Until 28 May: Ad Arma i Art Zaanstad

Until May 28, 2022 Fawzy Antonious (1947, Cairo Egypt) exhibits in the chocolate shop De Cacaoboom at Lagedijk 142 near Zaandijk

Until May 29 (extended): Zaans Museum with exhibition by Marisca Voskamp (1970) and André van Noord (1964-2018): Goodbye, the landscape of thoughts is a look back at their lives together – and with their family – in Zaanse polder. Goodbye – The landscape of thoughts.

Until May 30: Saens Art Collective

Until June 17: exhibition Silver masterpieces, public hall Zaanstad Town Hall

Until the end of June: exhibition Rob Verweij in Het Sociale Winkeltje, Assendelft, Kaaikhof 7. Opening hours are Monday and Thursday from 9.30 to 12.00 and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30 to 17.00

From May 18 to June 28 The work of 13 members of SOK plus two guests can be seen in the atrium and in the gallery at Kunst Grip in Oostzaan.

Mister De Man by Simone Tuinenburg (provided by SOK)

Exhibition without difficulty 2022 – Contemporary realism at Galerie Staphorsius

Expo in Honig Breethuis: Fancy a game? May 20 to September 25

Next months

June 2

June 3

4 June

  • Weaving house: Exhibition PORTRAIT / PATTERN. Paintings and mixed media techniques by Karin van Bodegom and Edo Reumerman

5th of June

  • Weaving house: Exhibition PORTRAIT / PATTERN. Paintings and mixed media techniques by Karin van Bodegom and Edo Reumerman

on June 6th

  • Weaving house: Exhibition PORTRAIT / PATTERN. Paintings and mixed media techniques by Karin van Bodegom and Edo Reumerman

June 7

  • Zaanse Business Woman Election 2022, 16:00, Zaantheater (ZaanLinQ Event)

June 8

  • Weaving House: Closers and the Moderns, lecture by Jan Rudolph de Lorm, 20:00

Friday, June 10th

  • Roots aan de Zaan, Fluxus, West side: Daphne’s Flight

Saturday, June 11th

  • Zaanpride
  • Art around the corner from kl. 10.00 to kl. 16.00 at Zaanbocht: art market, plein air painting (from the side, but also from a boat) with prizes for the best painters

Saturday, June 18th

  • Open garden weekend at Jan Vroegop, Zaandam
  • The Zaan’s Graphic collective is exhibiting in Het Weefhuis at Lagedijk 39. Etchings and linocuts have been exhibited. The collective consists of Judy Arends, Jurriën Beumkes, Mieke Cosemans, Brenda McCann, Janneke Niezen, Annebel Huijboom, Lieke Mulder, Ina Rem, Paul Roosenstein, Thijs van Roon, Peter Sanders and Kees Versteeg (below)
  • Enjoy, Pinktheater, Koog a / d Zaan, 14:00

Sunday, June 19th

  • Open garden weekend at Jan Vroegop, Zaandam
  • The Zaan’s Graphic collective is exhibiting in Het Weefhuis at Lagedijk 39. Etchings and linocuts have been exhibited. The collective consists of Judy Arends, Jurriën Beumkes, Mieke Cosemans, Brenda McCann, Janneke Niezen, Annebel Huijboom, Lieke Mulder, Ina Rem, Paul Roosenstein, Thijs van Roon, Peter Sanders and Kees Versteeg.

Friday, June 24th

Saturday, June 25th

  • Atelierroute Oostzaan (from SOK) on Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of June from 13.00 to 18.00.
  • Opening exhibition We are Zaanstad in and around the Humanity Museum. All the portrayed and their families are welcome to celebrate the celebration of humanity with us.

Sunday, June 26th

  • Atelierroute Oostzaan (from SOK) on Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of June from 13.00 to 18.00.
  • Zaanse Children’s Book Market in City Farm Darwin Park

30th of June

Sunday, July 3rd

Saturday, August 20th

  • Traditional fair at Lagedijk in Zaandijk

10 and 11 September

  • Kunsteiland, Zaaneiland, 13.00-17.00 kl

22/23 September

  • The Living Statues Festival, center of Zaandam

Saturday, December 10th

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