ACB CALENDAR

For a more detailed description of our regular events, see the Club Activities page.
Go to Online News to read the latest edition of News & Events or to view Event Pictures.

More info about Credit Card Payments

Upcoming events

    • 27 Feb 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • Metropole Hotel, 1000 Brussels

    Final Friday Cocktails
     
    Friday, February 27

    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


    Metropole Hotel
    (ground floor near the bar)
    Place De Brouckère 31 – 1000 Brussels

    The American Club of Brussels is happy to welcome our friends from ACAB (American Clubs and Associations in Belgium). And anyone else that would like to join us... 

    Cash bar open to all.
    Newcomers to Belgium and prospective ACB members are especially welcome.
    No reservation is required. Bring a guest or two.

    You can register online for Final Fridays.
    It will take less than a minute and
    there are no strings attached.
    We will keep you informed about
    The American Club of Brussels' events.

    • 28 Feb 2015
    • 2:45 PM
    • Entry: BELvue Museum, 1000 Brussels
    • 8
    Registration is closed
    A Guided Tour of the
    Coudenberg Palace

        

       
    Join us on Saturday, February 28, for a fascinating guided tour of the Coudenberg Palace where we will discover the remnants of the palace of Charles V.
      
    Since the middle ages, a castle has overlooked Brussels from Coudenberg hill. As of the 12th century, the successive monarchs and their representatives transformed a small fortified castle into a sumptuous residential palace, one of the most beautiful palaces of Europe and one of Charles V’s main residences.
     
    This prestigious building was severely damaged by fire in 1731. Some forty years later, the ruins of the palace were pulled down and the ground flattened out for the construction of the new royal district. The remains of this palace make up the Coudenberg archaeological site.
     
    During our visit we will discover the Rue Isabelle and the old structures of the main buildings of the former palace of Brussels, which are now the foundations for today’s royal district and the Hoogstraeten House where the most interesting discoveries made during the various archaeological excavations conducted on the Coudenberg are displayed.
     
    This guided tour is limited to a maximum of 20 people.
      
    Event Details:
    Date: Saturday, February 28, 2015
    Time: 2:45 p.m.
    Place: Place des Palais 7, 1000 Brussels (entry through the BELvue Museum)
    Price: €20 for ACB and AWCB members, €25 for non-members.
    Public Transportation: Metro: Parc/Park or Trone/Troon; buses 38, 71 and 95: Ducale; bus 54: Trone/Troon; trams 92 and 93: Royale/Koning.
    Sign up: Reservations are due by noon on Thursday, February 26 by email (info@americanclubbrussels.org), online at www.americanclubbrussels.org, or by telephone to the ACB Office Manager (0476/996.870). Payment to ACB at BE55427919588144 (KREDBEBB) will confirm your reservation. Be sure to mention “Coudenberg” in the communications section of the virement.
    Cancellations are possible until noon on Wednesday, February 25. Participants canceling after this time, as well as no-shows, are charged the full cost of the event.

    • 14 Mar 2015
    • 10:45 AM
    • Royal Museum of Fine Arts, 1000 Brussels
    • 19
    A Guided Visit to the Magritte Museum

    Join us on Saturday, March 14, for a guided visit of the Magritte Museum. Opened in June 2009, the Magritte Museum displays works of the surrealist artist for which it is named. Located in the heart of Brussels at the Place Royale, the museum is housed in the neo-classical landmark Altenloh Hotel, superbly restored in 1984 with the generous support of the Franco-Belgian group GDF SUEZ and the Magritte Foundation. It operates as part of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Instantly popular, the museum welcomed over 500,000 visitors in its first year of operation.
     
    The museum’s multi-disciplinary collection is unrivaled. It contains more than 200 works consisting of oils on canvas, gouaches, drawings, sculptures and painted objects as well as advertising posters, musical scores, vintage photographs and films produced by the artist. The collection is comprised of purchases by the Royal Museums of Fine Arts, which owns the collection, and gifts from the Irène Hamoir-Scutenaire and Georgette Magritte estates. Additionally, many private collectors, as well as public and private institutions, loan art to the museum through an ambitious lending program.
     
    This is a tremendous opportunity for you to delve into the splendor of Belgian surrealist art! Our guide will once again be the excellent Lieve De Jonghe.
     
    Please note that this visit is limited to 20 people.
     
    Event Details:
    Date: 
    Saturday, March 14, 2015
    Time: 10:45 a.m.
    Place: Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Place Royale 3, 1000 Brussels (Gresham entrance)
    Price: €20 for ACB and AWCB members, €25 for non-members.
    Public Transportation: Metro: Gare Centrale/Centraal Station or Parc/Park; buses 27, 38 and 71: Royale; Trams: 92 or 94: Royale
    Sign up: Reservations are due by noon on Wednesday, March 11,
    online at www.americanclubbrussels.org, by email (info@americanclubbrussels.org) or
    by telephone to the ACB office manager (0476/996.870).
    Payment to ACB at BE55427919588144 (KREDBEBB) will confirm your reservation. Be sure to mention “Magritte” in the communications section of the virement.
    Cancellations are possible until noon on Wednesday, March 11. Participants canceling after this time, as well as no-shows, are charged the full cost of the event.

    • 14 Mar 2015
    • 7:00 PM
    • Steigenberger Grand Hotel, 1050 Brussels
    Irish Club's St. Patrick's Day Ball
     

    The Irish Club of Belgium’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Ball will take place on March 14 at the Steigenberger Grand Hotel on Avenue Louise 71, 1050 Brussels. Again this year, the American Club will host a table and members may attend for the Irish Club member price.
     
    The evening will commence at 7:00 p.m. with a champagne reception and will be followed by a five-star meal. After dinner there will be entertainment by “Damhsa” and dancing to music from the 60’s and 70’s and more.
      
    Ticket prices are €80 for members of the Irish Club of Belgium and the American Club of Brussels and €95 for non-members.
     


    Click here for full-size view
     
    The event is strictly black-tie and only open to adults (minimum age of 18).
      
    Please sign up, mentioning any dietary needs, before noon on Friday, March 6, at the ACB office, by e-mail (info@americanclubbrussels.org) or by telephone to the ACB Office Manager (0476/996.870).
      
    Payment should be made to The Irish Club of Belgium, account number BE76001719741995. Please mention "ACB ball" in the communications section of the virement
    .
    • 19 Mar 2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • Renaissance Brussels Hotel
    American Financial Forum

    Free for ACB, AWCB and DAB members
     

      
    Planning for your financial future can be complicated. Add the complexities of being an expat and the new FATCA regulations and it is that much harder.
     
    The American Club of Brussels is proud to be hosting the second annual American Financial Forum. This event will include several speakers on such topics as Financial Planning, Currency Transfers, Immigration, Accounting and Estate Planning.
     
    Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentations will end at 7:30 p.m. with a Question and Answer session. An optional dinner will follow.

    Further details will be published on the Club website as they become available.

    Event Details:
    Date:
    Thursday, March 19, 2015
    Time: 5:30 p.m., registration; seminar, 6:00–7:30 p.m.; followed by Q&A and optional dinner.
    Place: Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels
    Price:
    Free for ACB, AWCB and DAB members, €5 for non-members.
    – Optional two course dinner: €25 for ACB and AWCB members, €35 for non-members.
    Sign up: Reservations are due by close of business on Tuesday, March 17, online at www.americanclubbrussels.org, by email (info@americanclubbrussels.org) or by telephone to the ACB Office Manager (0476/996.870). Payment to ACB at BE55 4279 1958 8144 (BIC/SWIFT: KREDBEBB) will confirm your reservation. Be sure to mention “Financial Forum” in the communications section of the virement.
    Cancellations are possible until noon on Monday, March 16. Participants cancelling after this time, as well as no-shows, are charged the full cost of the event.
    • 21 Mar 2015
    • 10:45 AM
    • 2000 Antwerpen
    • 19

    Dries Van Noten’s Inspirations


    Dries Van Noten discloses his oeuvre for the first time in his career as a designer in an exhibition entitled “Inspirations” at the ModeMuseum in Antwerp. Join your fellow ACB members for a fascinating journey through Van Noten’s creative process, the opposite of a static retrospective!
     
    The exhibition brings together various artistic fields to illustrate Van Noten’s distinctive techniques and stylistic vocabulary. Explore the role of the decorative and fine arts, historical events, ethnic influences, cinema –and, of course, fashion design– as the inspiration for Van Noten’s collections. The exhibition range includes works by Picasso and Hirst as well as iconic fashion from Christian Dior and Schaparelli. Be inspired. Be amazed.
     
    Please note that this tour is limited to 20 persons.
     
    An optional lunch will be held after the tour at the charming, traditional La Porte restaurant, located in a lovely courtyard off Kloosterstraat (known for its antiques and vintage shops).
     
    The lunch menu will be:

    Glass of cava

    Choice of
    vol au vent or stoofvlees (beef stew)

    Appeltaart (apple pie) with ice cream

    One glass of red or white wine,
    water, coffee or tea

    If you are joining us for lunch, please indicate your choice of main course when registering.
     
    Event Details:
    Date
    : Saturday, March 21, 2015
    Time:
    – 11:00 a.m. for the tour (Note: please meet in the MOMU lobby at 10:45 a.m.!)
    – 12:45 p.m. lunch
    Place:
    – MOMU, ModeMuseum, Nationalestraat 28, 2000 Antwerpen
    – La Porte restaurant, Oever 2, 2000 Antwerpen
    Price: For lunch and the museum tour: €45 for members, €55 for non-members; For museum tour only: €15 for members, €20 for non-members
    Public Transportation: Tram 3 from the Centraal Station to the stop “Groenplaats”
    Sign up: Reservations are due by noon on Wednesday, March 18, online at www.americanclubbrussels.org, by email (info@americanclubbrussels.org) or
    by telephone to the ACB office manager (
    0476/996.870). Payment to ACB at BE55427919588144 (KREDBEBB) will confirm your reservation. Please be sure to mention “Dries Van Noten” in the communications section of the virement.
    If you are joining us for lunch, please indicate your choice of main course when registering.
    Cancellations are possible until noon on Wednesday, March 18. Participants cancelling after this time, as well as no-shows, are charged the full cost of the event.
    • 27 Mar 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • Brussels

    Final Friday Cocktails
     
    Friday, March 27

    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

     Sheraton Brussels Hotel
    O-Bar

    Place Rogier 3
    1210 Brussels

    The American Club of Brussels is happy to welcome our friends from ACAB (American Clubs and Associations in Belgium). And anyone else that would like to join us... 

    Cash bar open to all.
    Newcomers to Belgium and prospective ACB members are especially welcome.
    No reservation is required. Bring a guest or two.

    You can register online for Final Fridays.
    It will take less than a minute and
    there are no strings attached.
    We will keep you informed about
    The American Club of Brussels' events.

    • 24 Apr 2015
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Serendip Spa, 1050 Brussels
    Final Friday Cocktails

    Friday, July 26
    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

     

    Serendip Spa
    Place Stéphanie 18
    1050 Brussels

    he American Club of Brussels is happy to welcome our friends from ACAB (American Clubs and Associations in Belgium). And anyone else that would like to join us... Cash bar open to all.
    Newcomers to Belgium and prospective ACB members are especially welcome.
    No reservation is required. Bring a guest or two.

    You can register online for Final Fridays.
    It will take less than a minute and
    there are no strings attached.
    We will keep you informed about
    The American Club of Brussels' events.

    • 09 May 2015
    • Bastogne
    Bastogne WWII Battlefields
     
    Expat Club Event
      

     
    Learn about the Battle of the Bulge and the battle for Bastogne during a one day trip,  with visits to the War Museum and a guided bus tour.
      
    Info and reservations:
    https://expatclub.org/event/bastogne-wwii-battlefields/

    ACB members use should use code Bastogne05ACB for a €10 discount. 

    • 13 Jun 2015
    • Verdun (France)

    Verdun WWI Battlefields

    Expat Club Event
     

      

    A daytrip to Verdun, the capital of the Great War, including guided tours at the American Meuse-Argonne cemetery and Douamont monuments.

    Info and reservations:
    https://expatclub.org/event/wwi-battlefields-of-verdun/
     
    ACB members should use code Verdun06ACB for a €10 discount.

© 2000-2015, The American Club of Brussels, All Rights Reserved

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software