This year is the 70th anniversary of war-relief for the people of the City of Nijmegen in the Netherlands and it is a history tied to the City of Albany’s Tulip Festival.
Join us as we host a special reception honoring that relationship. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and music performed by the Musicians of Ma’alwyck.
Special guests include Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Paul Grondahl, and Anja Adriaans, founder and chair of Stichting FAN: Friendship Albany-Nijmegen .
$50 per person | RSVP to Briana at (518) 463-4478 ext 412 or online
Each reservation also includes admission to Tulip Trivia: The History & Mystery of Albany's Tulip Festival at 7:30pm
Proceeds go to support the Albany-Nijmegen Sister-City Projects of the Capital City Fund
IMAGE: Help Nijmegen! April 13th-30th Adopt a Family! Times Union, Albany NY, Friday, April 18, 1947, Albany Institute of History & Art Library, MG238/F3, DI 1123
There are three events on May 10:
- 5—6PM Reception| $50 per person | Albany-Nijmegen: The Sister-City Initiative
- 6:15—7:15PM Public Program | free admission | Albany-Nijmegen: Sister-City History
- 7:30—9PM Special Event | $10 per person | Tulip Trivia: The History & Mystery of Albany's Tulip Festival
The Sister City Project: Albany-Nijmegen
Albany Medical Center
The Dutch Settlers Society of Albany
The Foy Fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
Jay Harold Jakovic, Esq.
Charles M. Liddle III & Nancy H. Liddle Fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
New York State Archives & New York State Archives Partnership Trust
Chet and Karen Opalka
Frank and Sarah Slingerland
Standish Family Fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
Special Thanks to The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region