French-American Community – March 2017

Discover the organized events in March associated with the French presence in the Southeastern U.S. 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!

JPEGFrom Couperin to Poulenc: French Keyboard Music through the Centuries”
March 4 |7pm-8:30pm| Birmingham

The Alliance Française of Birmingham and UAB Department of Foreign Languages will be hosting a recital and a lecture in English by Jody Coombs. The event will take place at 105 Hulsey Recital Hall. Admission to the event is free.

More information at: AF Birmingham

JPEG Les Heures Heureuses de Columbia
March 15 | 6pm-8pm | Columbia

This event is a monthly gathering for Members of the Alliance Française Columbia who meet to have French conversations every 3rd Wednesday of every month. The event will take place at The Arabesque at 2930 Devine Street.

More information contact : Kathryn Orrick

JPEG Lecture series, "France: A Case Study"
March 15, 22, 29| 9:30-11 am | Memphis

Join the Alliance Française de Memphis as they host a lecture series in March by Prof. Deborah Pittman on “France: A Case Study”. The lectures will be held at Idlewild Presbyterian Church ( 1750 Union Ave, Jones Education Bldg., room 300).

More information at: AF Memphis

JPEG Speed-Interview Dating by SKEMA and FACC Carolinas
March 16 | Raleigh

SKEMA and the FACC Carolinas are hosting mock interviews for SKEMA Students in the last year of their Master’s program who will meet with professionals in a speed-interview format. We are looking for professionals to conduct short interviews. Come for a half-day, a few hours, or even just an hour. Participants will be invited to breakfast and lunch by SKEMA. A great opportunity to meet the exceptional SKEMA students.

More information and to register, please email Marie-Claire Ribeill

Francophonie Teacher Training Workshop
March 18 | 9am-3pm | Atlanta

Théâtre du Rêve invites French teachers of all levels to join them for this opportunity for professional development. This workshop will introduce tools for hands-on language activities and games, animated by the company’s own Francophone actors at the Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta Midtown. The cost is $5 dollars and one must register in order to participate.

More information at: AF Atlanta

Middle & High School Immersion Day
March 18 | 9am-3pm | Atlanta

Spend the day at Alliance Française for our Middle & High School Immersion Day, sharpening your cultural competency. Impress with your understanding of basic cultural interactions and savoir-faire. Avoid embarrassing faux pas as you discover some of the most important cultural norms and values that are the fabric of French culture. Prepare for your upcoming, or future trip to France, as you role-play and interact with real, LIVE French students at the Alliance Française d’Atlanta Midtown. Admission is free however; registration is required

More information at: AF Atlanta

JPEG Young Professionals After Work Drink
March 21 | 5pm-7pm| Atlanta

The FACC Atlanta is hosting a fun networking event with the local business community. Whether you are a FACC Member, non-member, Francophone and Francophile professional, you are welcome to to join us for a networking evening at Anis Bistro. Cost is $15 and includes one drink and free appetizers.

More information: FACC Atlanta

JPEG Startup Essentials- Panel Discussion & Reception
March 23 | 5pm-7pm| Atlanta

Join the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta for a panel discussion addressing issues facing international startups (contract, corporate issues, property law etc.) This is an informative conference for European or international startups and entrepreneurs coming to the US to create their own company or American subsidiary. Especially designed for thinly capitalized companies established for 1 to 3 years, with about 10 to 30 employees. The event will take place at 1230 Peachtree St, NE, Suite 3100 Atlanta, GA 30318. Admission is free however; registration is required.

More information: FACC Atlanta

JPEG Café-Rencontre Charlotte
March 25 | 10am | Charlotte

This event is gathering for Members of the Alliance Française Charlotte who meet to have French conversations. The Café-Rencontre will be held at Le Macaron French Pastries.

More information at: AF Charlotte

JPEG Francophone Pot Luck Dinner
March 25 | 6pm | Charleston

Join the members of the Alliance Française for our Francophone Pot Luck Dinner (à la fortune du pot) Make and bring a dish for 6 – 8 persons from a Francophone country. Dr. Tefo Attafi, CofC professor, poet, author and member will share pictures of his homeland Morocco.

For more information, visit: AF Charleston

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 Mars| 10am-12pm | Atlanta GA

Each Saturday on March 2017, join Les Samedi Frenchies et les Baragouineurs at La Madeleine Restaurant Perimeter, 1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330, à Atlanta.
More info at: for more details.

JPEG Meetup Conversation Francaise
Saturdays | 3pm | Charleston

Each Saturday in March, meet others who have a passion for foreign languages and no fear of speaking them at Saffron Café & Bakery (333 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC).

More information at: Conversation Française à Charleston

JPEG Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
March 20th | 7PM | Atlanta

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 at APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA). For questions, email Dave at:

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