French-American Community – March 2018 [fr]

Discover French and French-language events happening around the U.S. Southeast this March. 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!

JPEG 2018 International Film Festival
March 12 - April 6 | Charlotte

The Alliance Française of Charlotte cordially invites you to this film festival and related special events, which are free and open to the public. All films are subtitled.
For more information, click here

JPEG Café Rencontre
March 10 | 10 a.m. | Charlotte

The Alliance Française of Charlotte has organized a French conversation meeting for its members to practice French. Join them at the Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Pétanque
March 17 | 1 p.m. | Charlotte

Join the Alliance Français of Charlotte for an afternoon of France’s favorite pastime: Pétanque! Participants meet at Nevin Community Park.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Piano performance
March 4 | 7 p.m. | Birmingham

You are invited to a recital and a lecture in English titled: "From Couperin to Poulenc: French Keyboard Music through the Centuries" by piano instructor Jody Coombs.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Ciné Club
March 9 | 7 p.m. | Charleston

Join fellow francophiles for an evening viewing of 2017 film "Les Rois Mongols" ("Cross My Heart") at the MUSC Basic Science Building Auditorium.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Club du livre
March 20 | 5 p.m. | Columbia

Ready for a good read? The Columbia Alliance Française’s book club meets about once a month at the Richland County Library on Assembly Street, room 201.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Cercle des Amis
March 1 | 4 p.m. | Jackson

This advanced conversation group is for native and fluent French speakers and for members only. It meets at the Banner Hall at tables across from Broadstreet Bakery.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Museum visit
March 3 | 11 a.m. | Jackson

AFJ members will guide participants through a visit of the new Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Museum of Art’s exhibition celebrating the state’s bicentennial. Learn about the French history of Mississippi’s early days.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Flames of Paris
March 4 | 11:55 a.m. | Jackson

Fathom Events presents a special production of the Bolshoi Ballet’s "The Flames of Paris," direct from Moscow.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Dîner du Mois
March 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Jackson

Join members for dinner and conversation at Aladdin Mediterranean Grill. French and English are welcome at our monthly dinners
For more information, click here.

JPEG Immersion meal
March 19 | 6 p.m. | Knoxville

Join the Alliance Française of Knoxville for a French immersion meal at the restaurant Kitchen 919.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Hike at Mead’s Quarry Lake
March 25 | 3 p.m. | Knoxville

The Alliance Française of Knoville is calling all hikers for a trek at Mead’s Quarry Lake, near Ijams Nature Center. After the hike there will be snacking and socializing – bring a simple dish to share.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Munch & Learn
March 28 | Memphis

The Alliance Française of Memphis invites you to Dixon Auditorium for Fashion designer Meredith Olinger’s ""The Art of Avoiding Mistakes: The Fashions of Coco Chanel."
For more information, click here.

JPEG WWI lecture
March 4 | 3 p.m. | Mobile

Dr. Susan McCready will give a lecture on "Commemorative Acts: French Theater of the Great War" at the University of South Alabama’s Humanities Building. Potluck to follow.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Cercle de Conversation
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 | 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 French Happy Hour
March 1, 15 | 4:30 p.m. | Nashville

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

JPEG Speak Easy
March 17 | 2 p.m. | Raleigh-Durham

Speak Easy is a fun way to practice French and also help others speak English. It is a bit like "speed dating," but the emphasis is simply on speaking. Located at Sosta Café in Raleigh.
For more information, click here.

JPEGTwo-day Tennessee business trip
March 13-15 | Chattanooga and Nashville

FACC Atlanta’s two-day business trip to Nashville and Chattanooga, Tennessee is focused on French-American companies.
For more information, click here

JPEGChocolate tasting
March 22 | 6 p.m. | Atlanta

Join the FACC Atlanta chapter for an evening of wine and chocolate pairings with expert French chocolatier Carl Vivier from A Cacao Affair.
For more information, click here

Finally, don’t miss weekly/monthly Meetups:

JPEGMeetup Conversation Française
Each Saturday | 3. p.m | Charleston

Every Saturday in March meet up with other francophones and francophiles at Saffron Café & Bakery.
For more information click here

JPEG Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
April 16 | 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, send an email to Dave

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