Events Calendar

Book Sale

Library Book Sale

New and gently used books in French

From Nov 12, 2019 To Nov 16, 2019 10:00 AM To 4:00 PM

Browse hundreds of books in French, with prices starting at $1, during our biannual book sale. There are not many opportunities to find French books at such a good price in the area, so don't miss your chance to stock up!

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin this November for an in-depth discussion of Bérénice by Jean Racine.

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Screening

Ciné-Club de l'Alliance: Being Napoleon

A film by Jesse Handsher and Olivier Roland

Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

This documentary follows the stories of several historical war reenactors as they prepare for the biggest war reenactment in the world's history, the 2015 Battle for Waterloo in Belgium.

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Tasting

Clear the Cave - en français!

An Evening of Fine Wine from Our Collection

Friday, November 15, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Calling all wine lovers! Join us for another unique tasting featuring a special selection of wines from our very own cellar.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

Seeking opportunities to speak French? Join us in our beautiful library for our popular members-only conversation gathering.

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Lecture

Sudden Courage

An Evening with author Ronald C. Rosbottom

Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

The French Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Ronald C. Rosbottom for a discussion of his new book, "Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940-1945."

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Exhibition

The Invisible Presence Opening Reception

Celebrating Women in Africa with A’Key, Agbokey Denis Abounan

Friday, November 22, 2019 7:00 PM To 9:00 PM

The French Cultural Center has the honor of presenting the work of local visual artist A’Key. This newest exhibition transports us to the world of women in francophone West Africa, whose images are often misrepresented or rendered invisible in mainstream media. A’Key’s art aims to place these women front and center.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin this December for an in-depth discussion of Parle-leur de batailles, de rois et d’éléphants by Mathias Énard.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays with your FCC community!

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Festival

Marché de Noël

French Holiday Gift Market

Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 AM To 5:00 PM

Sip and shop your way through our line-up of local artisans and vendors at our annual French holiday gift market. Members get in free!

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

Seeking opportunities to speak French? Join us in our beautiful library for our popular members-only conversation gathering.

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Painting Workshop

Foundations of Painting

Painting Workshop with A’Key

Friday, December 13, 2019 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

Discover the creative process of current gallery artist A’Key as he explains his style of reproducing, deconstructing, and then reconstructing a piece of art. Then put what you learn to practice!

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