Next event:

SAINT Nicholas

When: Sunday December , 2018 from 3.30pm to 6.00pm


Where: Native Education College, 285 East 5th Avenue in Vancouver


What: Come meet Saint Nicholas for a fun and activity-filled afternoon! Waffles and fruits will be served.


The Native Education College is a friendly place that can accommodate many of us, so let's make it a pre-Christmas event and celebrate our friendship!


The participation fee for members will be of 10$ per adult and 15$ per family. Children's participation is free. 

Non-members : $20 per adult and $30 per family. (You will be able to renew your membership at the event)


RSVP: Please confirm participation to Gaëtan by text (778-870-1925) or email ( BEFORE NOVEMBER 28




September picnic

When: Sunday September , 2018 from Noon to 5.00 PM


Where: Arno and Veerle's house at Ocean Park, 1537, 126A Street in Surrey


What to bring: a lawn chair

                        bathing suits and towels for the children

                        some food and drinks to share

                        plates and cutlery 

                        and a good appetite!

                        Also bring a pétanque set if you have one!


RSVP: to Françoise De Pauw before September

           at or 604-921.8525 (make sure to leave a message) 





SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2018

Where: at Evelyne and Boudewijn's home, 6124 Bonnie Bay Place in West Vancouver.


Admission: Free for members (2 free drinks included) and $10 for non members (1 free drink included). If a non member wishes to become a 2017 member later, the $10 will count towards the 2017 membership fee but not towards the second free drink at the meeting.


RSVP by July 20th by sending an email to or calling 604-921-8625 (make sure to leave a message). We need to know how many are coming to make sure we have enough drinks and food 😉.



Sunday, MaY 27, 2018



When: May 27 2018 at 6:00 PM


Where: Salade de Fruits Restaurant, 1551 West 7th Ave in Vancouver



Prepay before May 14 :

$43 for members, $58 for non members.

After May 14 :

$50 for members, $65 for non members.


What is included :

- Green salad as a starter

- Mussels and Fries

- Chocolate Mousse for dessert

- One glass of wine (other drinks are not included) 


Those who do not like mussels can choose another plate :

Seafood lumache, pasta saffron or cornish hen with mushrooms


RSVP to:  Françoise De Pauw, by May 14th.  

Please send your cheques or Interac email transfer directly to

Tom De Pauw, or by cheque to BCABC PO Box 348 Lions Bay V0N 2E0


Wine and cheese

Sunday, March 4, 2018

When: March 4 2018 from 4:00-6:00 PM


Where: 133 West 11 Avenue, (between Main and Cambie,

2 blocks south of MEC), home of Liesbeth and Yves Thoraval



Admission: $15 for members, prepaid or $20 at the door

                   $20 for non members, prepaid or $25 at the door

                   $10 for 18 yrs and under, prepaid and $15 at the door

                   Price includes one drink


RSVP to: Tom De Pauw, on or before February 25.  

The event is limited to 40 people and priority is given to members.

Registration of non members will be confirmed after February 25.

Please register on time, we will buy cheese based on reservations! 


Payment: by email interac to Tom De Pauw, or by cheque to BCABC PO Box 348 Lions Bay V0N 2E0


Parking: Street parking in this area is limited but paid parking is available at MEC and on 10 and Yukon and of course there is public transit! 

Beer tasting

Sunday, FEBRUARY 4, 2018


WHERE: Strange Fellows brewery

             at 1345 Clark Drive (Vancouver)


WHEN: February 4 at Noon




To keep up with the tradition, we Belgians are tasting beers from local microbreweries. This time the focus is on the Strange Fellows brewery. This is an informal event. We will all meet at 12pm at the brewery for beer tasting. Committee members will come early to secure tables so we can sit together. 


Sunday, december 3, 2017


Native Education College (Vancouver)



Sunday December 3, 2017





Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2pm

WHERE: At Monique and Daniels's house

             at 166 West 10th Avenue (Vancouver)


RSVP: by email to Françoise De Pauw before October 12th at


This is a free event. There will be a buffet and drinks. 

September Potluck Picnic

September 10, 2017 from noon to 5pm

                               OPEN TO ALL !                                

What: picnic, all you can eat fries and pétanque tournament.

Where: At Veerle's Ocean Park, 1537 126A Street in Surrey



What to bring: a lawn chair, bathing suits and towels for the children, some food and drinks to share, plates and cutlery, and a good appetite. 

Also: bring a pétanque set if you have one...


RSVP to Françoise De Pauw before September 6th: or 604-921-8625 (make sure to leave a message)

Belgian National Day

July 23, 2017 From 4pm to 6pm

Where: La Boussole 

            651 East Broadway

 When: From 4pm to 6pm

Admission: Free for members (2 drinks)

                  10$ for others (1 drink)


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2017 Calendar

Mussels and Fries at La Salade de Fruits    ~  May 21, 2017

National Day                                              ~  July 23, 2017

Pic Nic and pétanque                                 ~  September 10, 2017

AGM                                                           ~  October 15, 2017 

St-Nicholas                                                  ~  December 3, 2017