French-American Community – May 2018 [fr]

Discover French and French-language events happening around the U.S. Southeast this May. Our partners the Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!

JPEG La Fête du Rosé
May 5 | 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Atlanta

La Fête du Rosé is a celebration of all things Rosé, including the wines, champagne, and lifestyle. Attendees adorned in their finest pink and white attire will indulge in wine, champagne, frosé and rosé cocktails while enjoying DJs and live music, picnic baskets of food curated by Chef Kelis and executed by Atlanta’s own Gotta Have It Catering.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Exceptional French Women Conferences
May 16 and 25 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Atlanta

From Simone de Beauvoir to Simone Veil the Alliance Française of Atlanta will take a look at the “movers and shakers” of the Women’s Rights/Feminist movement, discussing their impact on past and present French society.
For more information on the May 16 conference click here. and on the May 25 conference click here.

JPEG Movie Night: ’Theo’s Choice’
May 24 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Join members of Atlanta’s Alliance Française for a screening of the documentary "Theo’s Choice" about the battle to bring back French language instruction in the state of Louisiana.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Conference: Trouble in paradise – BUMIDOM
May 30 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Atlanta

Take a look at one of the most influential policy changes that transformed the interaction between Metropolitan France and its département d’outre-mer (DOM – Overseas departments).
For more information, click here.

JPEG Pétanque
May 19 | 1 p.m. | Charlotte

Enjoy an afternoon of fun while trying your skill at pétanque this spring at Nevin Park.
For more information, click here.

JPEG General Assembly of the Alliance Française of Charlotte
May 20 | 1 p.m. | Charlotte

The General Assembly of the Alliance Française is held every year to renew board members and approve activities and events to come. The board will be elected during the day and some members will be renewed. Be part of the vote! (And come for the complimentary buffet lunch!)
For more information, click here.

JPEG Club du Livre
May 15 | Columbia

Come for a French-language discussion of this month’s book, "Courir" by Jean Echenoz.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Happy Hour
May 16 | 6:00 p.m. | Columbia

Join the Alliance Française of Columbia for its monthly French happy hour at Arabesque on Devine.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Picnic and Pétanque
May 19 | 10:30 a.m. | Knoxville

The Alliance Française of Knoxville invites you to a picnic and petanque tournament in the area of Concord Park known as the Cove (11808 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN).
For more information, click here.

JPEG French Happy Hour
May 3, 17 | 4:30 p.m. | Nashville

Alliance Français of Nashville members gather with other French speakers the first and third Thursday of the month for a casual happy hour at Table 3 restaurant.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Cercle de Conversation
May 5, 12, 19, 26 | 11 a.m. | Nashville

French speakers of every level get together in an informal group setting at the Alliance Française of Nashville to discuss a variety of topics.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Cercle de Lecture
7:30 p.m. | Nashville

Members of Nashville’s Alliance Française take part in an all-French discussion of French language book "Ne dites pas à ma mère que je suis handicapée" by Charlotte De Vilmorin.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Mai ’68 in France and Europe
May 29 | 7 p.m. | Raleigh

Hélène Crié-Wiesner, a journalist and a writer, will offer personal memories and analytic vision of "Les événements de mai," with the help of archive images. The presentation will be held in English and French at the Alliance Française in Raleigh.
For more information, click here.

Finally, don’t miss weekly/monthly Meetups:

JPEGLes Samedis Français
Every Saturday in May | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Meet with members of Les Samedis Français every Saturday for tantalizing French conversation at the Perimeter La Madeleine Bakery and Café (1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330).
For more information email Kathy

JPEGMeetup Conversation Française à Charleston
Every Saturday in May | 3. p.m | Charleston

Meet up with other francophones and francophiles at Saffron Café & Bakery each Saturday in May.
For more information click here

JPEG Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
May 21 | 7 p.m. | Atlanta

The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group presents this excellent opportunity to mix with other francophones—natives et non-natives alike. Enjoy a drink and good company at Après Diem. For more information, click here

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