French-American community - March 2016 [fr]

Discover the organized events in March 2016 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!

On March 6 at 2:00 pm, the National French Women’s Soccer team will play against their U.S. counterparts at the SheBelievesCup (Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN). To purchase tickets, visit : Ticketmaster.

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On March 17 at 4pm, the Atlanta Francophonie Festival will host a conference on “ Is French emerging as the language of business in Africa ?” at Emory University (White Hall Building, Room 208, 2011 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322). During this roundtable discussion, experts, academics, and businessmen will share their perspectives and shed light on burgeoning professional opportunities in Africa. To learn more, visit : Atlanta Francophonie Festival.

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On March 22 from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm the FACC Atlanta will host an Immigration Symposium at the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation (85 Park Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30303). This panel discussion will focus on the legal and economic implications of immigration in the United States, and on the current refugee crisis, specifically the laws and social policies governing the acceptance of refugees. Cost : $50.00 for WAC and FACC members & $60.00 for CLE members. For more information, visit : FACC Atlanta.

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On March 22 at 7:00 pm the FACC Nashville will celebrate their launch at Table 3 Restaurant and Market (3821 Green Hills Village Drive, Nashville, TN 37215). FACC Tennessee President Emmanuel Becquet will present the activities and mission of the new branch. For more information, visit : FACC Nashville.

On March 24 from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm, the Alliance Française d’Atlanta will host an Open House at their Roswell location (435 Jones Drive, Roswell, GA 30075). Come and learn about French classes and cultural programming offered as you attend a demo class and enjoy French wine and cheese. For more information, visit : AF Atlanta.

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On March 30 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, the Alliance Française d’Atlanta will host an Open House at their Midtown location (Colony Square, Plaza level, 1197 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta GA 30361) Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to learn all about the Alliance Française and the French classes and programming they have to offer. For more information, visit : AF Atlanta.

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

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The Samedi Frenchies and the Baragouineurs meet each Saturday for breakfast from 10am to 12pm at La Madeline Perimeter (1165 Perimeter Center W #330, Atlanta, GA 30346). Contact Kathy Slough at 770-314-3171 or at for more details.

The next Atlanta French Language Meetup Group will take place on Wednesday,March 16 at 7PM (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA 30308 - 404-872-3333). Dave will answer email questions at :

Last modified on 01/03/2016

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