Community Portal

21 September 2022

 

De Voorkamer: Community Lunch & Project Mini

Wednesday 21 September 2022
BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht
Community Lunch: 11.45–14.00 hrs
Project Mini: 19.00–21.00 hrs

BAK Community Portal hosts De Voorkamer: Community Lunch and Project Mini.

The Community Lunch is a convivial communal lunch for ‘Utrechters’, whether they are new to the city or simply looking to get to know their local community better. Following introductions, chefs from De Voorkamer community will prepare a free lunch of vegan, cultural cuisine

There are 10 lunch spots available, for which you can register by clicking the button at the top of this page or by emailing info@bakonline.org.

Project Mini is an event in which hosts from De Voorkamer facilitate social contact and cultural exchanges among DVK and BAK community members, and Utrechters. The participants co-create and make meaningful connections by taking part in fun “challenges” and exchange cultural knowledge about music, food, language, craft, dance, skills, games, stories etc.  You can register for this event by clicking the relevant button at the top of this page. 

If you would like to volunteer to assist the chefs or co-create cultural cuisine, you can contact Yetunde from De Voorkamer to receive more information on yetunde@devoorkamer.org.

 

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