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Sittard ‘s Kinderoptocht – Carnival Children’s Parade

This Sunday, 23 February, at 1333 this year’s Children’s Carnival Parade will begin in Sittard.  If you have kids, GO!  It’s a lot of fun and the costumes and makeup are absolutely amazing!  If you’re a fan of Bagels and Beans, YES, they will be open.  That’s a great place to stand and watch the […]

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Saint Joseph Market in Sittard

This annual market in Sittard traditionally takes place on March 19th in Sittard’s Saint Joseph’s market square – the same large market square that hosts most all of Sittard’s events. The Saint Joseph (Joep) market is quite well known in the greater tri-border region not only because it’s the first annual fair of the year, […]

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TR&TA! Sushi and Fish in Sittard

TR&TAVoorstad 306131CR SittardTel: 0031-046-45-29-503Web: http://www.resto-trenta.nlOpen: Mon, Wed-Sat 1100-2200; Sun 1600-2200 (Shopping Sundays opens at 1100)Closed on Tuesdays Delicious!! This is the best Sushi place I’ve been to in a while. Close to the market in Sittard with plenty of parking nearby, TR&TA satisfied my sushi craving and will bring me back for more. The atmosphere […]

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Societea – lunch in Sittard

Reader Recommendation… “There’s a delicious lunch place in Sittard that I wasn’t sure if you’d tried…Societea. Lovely tea room with delicious soups, sandwiches as well as big food. They offer a high tea which I’ve tried and don’t recommend- 16E for not a lot of food, but the rest of the menu is really reasonable. […]

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Time to Train! Kennedy March, Sittard

Here’s the challenge: Walk 50 miles in 20 hours.Why? To prove JFK wrong, initially. And now, because it might just be fun. :) “The Sittard Kennedy March came into existence in 1963 when the American president John F.Kennedy spoke the words “I think most American people are so weak, they can’t even walk fifty miles […]

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Simla Indian Restaurant – Sittard

I haven’t had Indian food since London and I’d love to find something a little closer. Having said that, I am really pinging now for some nan and good tandoori… would love to have a little place just down the road. This place looks good… anyone know how the food is? Try it and pass […]

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Sittard Market – Thurs and Sat

Sittard Weekly outdoor marketMarkt, Sittard What: It’s a market with everything you need and a little bit more. Go on Thursday and you’ll get it all: fresh produce, breads, meats and fish, flowers, more fabrics then Hobby Lobby, bulbs in the spring, hot waffles in the winter, clothing including great tights for kids, and CHEESE! […]

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Gymnastics Classes

Reader Recommendation… Turncentrum Turning PointEconomiestraat 8b6135 KV SittardTel: (0031) 0630-495045Email: info@turningpoint.demon.nlWebsite: www.turningpointsittard.nl Not only do I know of an American family whose children take classes here, but one of my Dutch friends took classes here for years and highly recommends it. The website isn’t as easy to navigate as some and though this next years […]

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Movie Theaters: Foroxity

Foroxity Filmarena Rijksweg-Noord 3306162 AR, Geleen-Sittard 046-4363300http://www.foroxity.nl/ https://www.facebook.com/Foroxity   Thinking about moving to Germany, one of the thoughts that crossed our minds was: movies. Would we be able to see the new releases that came out just after we left the states? Would we be able to see them in English before they hit the […]

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Tapas

Tapas RestaurantMarkt 376131EL; SittardTel: 046-4515225http://www.tapassittard.nl/ Tapas are Spanish appetizers, so that is exactly what the Tapas Restaurant on Sittard market square specializes in. I think this is one that you have to decide on. I’ve heard people rave about this place. I’ve been there some evenings and loved the food and others nights have found […]

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