French-American Community – February 2017 [fr]

Discover the organized events in February associated with the French presence in the Southeastern US. Our partners, Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!

JPEGLinguistics Lecture by Dr. Bernard Cerquiglini
February 4 | 7pm-8:30pm | Birmingham

The Alliance Française de Birmingham is pleased to welcome you to this special linguistics lecture in French by distinguished professor, Dr. Bernard Cerquiglini who will address the essential interconnectivity and profound history that link the French and English languages.
Dr. Cerquiglini is a scholar who he has taught in universities in the U.S. and Europe. You can also listen to his daily show on linguistics, Merci Professeur!, on the French channel TV5. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet him in person.
More information at AF Birmingham

JPEG La Table Française
February 6 | 6:30 pm | Memphis

This event is a monthly gathering for Members of the Alliance Française de Memphis who meet to have French conversations. This February 6th at the Old Venice Pizza Company! For more information about this event, please email Lise van Stolk, Alliance president, at: alliancefrmemphis@gmail.com.

JPEG Chandeleur Celebration
February 11 | 1:30-3:30 pm | Charlotte

Join the Alliance Française de Charlotte as they celebrate Chandeleur and taste some delicious crepes. The event will take place at Youth Hall (Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte Rd, Charlotte, NC 29207.
For more information : AF Charlotte

JPEG Breakfast Talk on International Wills, Testaments, and Estate Law
February 14 | 7:30 am | Atlanta

The French-American Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta will host an informative conference to anyone who wishes to learn more about organizing his or her assets in both The United States and France. The event has a $15 fee for members, and $35 fee for non-members. Come find out the answers to your questions as Leïla Mesdour, a French Lawyer Associate at Carreras & Lemoine, answers your questions!
More Information: FACC Atlanta

JPEG The Cercle De Lecture
February 17 | Nashville

The Alliance Française de Nashville hosts the Cercle de lecture which meets once each month on a Friday evening (usually the third Friday of the month) to discuss a French book. Various types of books, including mysteries, novels, and autobiographies, are selected. Discussion is entirely in French. Any interested member is welcome to attend, whether or not he or she has read the book chosen for the month. For more information, please call 615-269-4590 or send a message to information@afnashville.org.

JPEG Pétanque
February 18 | 1pm | Charlotte

The Alliance Française of Charlotte is partnering with Carolina Pétanque for a some games of pétanque on Saturday, February 18th, at Nevin Park in Charlotte.
For more information : AF Charlotte

JPEG 5th Annual Soirée Champagne and Chocolate
February 17 | 7pm-10pm | Atlanta

The Alliance Française d’Atlanta will be hosting one of their most anticipated events of the year! The champagne and chocolate tasting will include fine European chocolates from the Swiss and Belgian consulates, local Atlanta chocolatier, Cacao Affair, Champagne tasting, macaroons from Macaron Queen, hors d’oeuvres, and music! Make sure to RSVP in order to get a spot!
More Information: AF Atlanta

JPEG TN- FACC WiNetworking Evening
February 21 | 5:30pm- 7:30pm | Chattanooga

The Chattanooga team of the FACC Tennessee branch invites you to join us for our first WiNetworking of 2017! Do not miss this exclusive network and unwind over drinks at one of Chattanooga’s favorite bars, The Flying Squirrel . The event is free for FACC members and non-members, however advance online registration is required in order to participate.
More Information : FACC Atlanta

JPEG TN- FACC WiNetworking Evening
February 23 | 7pm- 9pm | Nashville

The Nashville team of the FACC Tennessee branch invites you to join us for our first WiNetworking of 2017! Do not miss this exclusive network and unwind over drinks and snacks at the lounge area of Pinewood Social in downtown Nashville. The event is free for FACC members and non-members, however advance online registration is required in order to participate.
More Information : FACC Atlanta

JPEG Café-Rencontre
February 25 | 10am Charlotte

The Alliance française de Charlotte will host their monthly Café-Rencontre at Cast Iron Waflles (Piedmont Town Center, 4620 Piedmont Row Drive, Suite 100, Charlotte).
For more information : AF Charlotte

Finally, don’t miss the weekly/monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:

JPEG Les Samedi Frenchies des Petit Dejeuner et Les Baragouineurs
Les samedis de février | 10am-12pm | Atlanta GA

Each Saturday on February 2017, join Les Samedi Frenchies et les Baragouineurs at La Madeleine Restaurant Perimeter, 1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330, in Atlanta.
More info at: kathy.karen@mindspring.com for more details.

JPEGAtlanta French Language Meetup Group
February 20th | 7PM | APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA

The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group is a fantastic opportunity to meet up with other French speakers — both native and non-native. Come share a drink and good company. For questions, email Dave at: meetup@grahamroad.com.

Last modified on 31/05/2017

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