French-American Community – March 2019 [fr]

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

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For the French Consulate’s Cultural Agenda, which includes events not affiliated with the Alliance Française, FACC or Meetups, click here.
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JPEGRhône Valley Family Dinner
March 20 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Enjoy authentic French food, wonderful wine and great company seated at a large family table with dinner served family style. Dinner in English with as much French as you choose. For more information, click here. https://afatl.com/rhone-family-dinner-march20/

JPEGFrench Wine Tasting
March 15 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Join the Alliance Francaise of Atlanta for a French wine tasting at The Wine Store’s Bin 75 Tasting Room in Alpharetta, including new and classic Rhône & Roussillon wines , along with delicious French cheese. For more information, click here. https://afatl.com/french-wine-tasting-at-the-wine-store-wednesday-march-20-the-wine-store-alpharetta/

JPEGLes Petits Ecoliers: Learn French through songs & music
March 23 | Atlanta

This educational program for children age zero to four along with their parents teaches French through music and songs. The six class series lasts through December. For more information, click here. https://afatl.com/les-petits-ecoliers-learn-french-through-songs-music-march-december-midtown/

JPEGCiné-Club
March 8 | 7:00 p.m. | Charleston

Brush up your language skills with French film "La Douleur" ("The Memoir of War") (2019), directed by Emmanuel Finkiel,. For more information, click here. https://a-f-charleston.com/cine-club/

JPEGCercle Littéraire
March 12 | 10:00 a.m. | Charleston

Gather for a book discussion on "Une poignée de gens" by Anne Wiazemsky." All are welcome, conversation is in French. For more information, click here. https://a-f-charleston.com/cercle-litteraire/

JPEGFrancophone Food Festival
March 23 | 5:00 p.m. | Charlotte

Francophone cultures and cuisines are celebrated around the world in the month of March. Join the Alliance Française of Charlotte for dishes prepared by the best chefs from Lebanon, the Maghreb, West Africa, Belgium, Canada, France and more. For more information, click here. https://afcharlotte.org/static41/fff-2019

JPEGConversation Group
March 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Columbia

Participate in a French conversation with other Francophones at a different Columbia hotspot every other week. The next gathering will take place at Curiosity Coffee Bar. For more information, click here. https://www.afcolumbiasc.org/conversation

JPEGHappy Hour
March 21 | 6:00 p.m. | Columbia

Join members of Columbia’s Alliance Française and francophone community at Arabesque on Devine Street. For more information, click here. https://www.afcolumbiasc.org/conversation
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JPEGDiscover the Library of the Alliance Française Knoxville
March 9 | 2:00 p.m. | Knoxville

Meet with the Alliance Française Knoxville at the Foreign Language Academy. For more information, click here. afknoxville.org
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JPEGTable Française
March 29 | 12:00 p.m. | Knoxville

Join the Alliance Française of Knoxville for its next immersion meal. Email Dawn at dpatleke@aol.com for a reservation. For more information, click here. afknoxville.org
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JPEGLes Tables de Conversation Française
March 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Memphis

Meet with those wishing to improve their French proficiency at this monthly gathering at Libro restaurant inside Novel Bookstore. For more information, click here. https://www.afmemphis.org/events.html

JPEGCercle de Conversation
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 11:00 a.m. | Nashville

French speakers of every level get together in an informal group setting to discuss a variety of topics. For more information, click here. https://afnashville.org/event/cercle-de-conversation/all/
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JPEGCercle de Lecture
March 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Nashville

Participants in this group meet every month for an all-French discussion of a French language book. The March selection is "Boule de suif" by Guy de Maupassant For more information, click here. https://afnashville.org/events/cercle-de-lecture/

JPEG"Soirée"
March 29 | 7:00 p.m. | Nashville

The last Friday of each month members of the Alliance Française of Nashville and their guests meet to enjoy an entertaining and informative evening. AFN invites historians, artists, wine experts, distinguished foreign guests and a variety of other fascinating people to be the presenters at these events. For more information, click here. https://afnashville.org/event/soiree-4/2019-03-29/

JPEGCercle de Convivialité
March 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

Socialize around food, drinks and French conversation at a member’s home. French speaking ability levels vary greatly, from beginner to native speaker. For more information, click here. https://www.afraleigh.org/cercle-de-convivialite

JPEGSpeak Easy
March 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

People learning French for business or pleasure, and those who previously spoke French or are a true novice are invited to this session to practice speaking both French and also help others to practice speaking English. For more information, click here. https://www.afraleigh.org/speak-easy

JPEGYoga en français
March 5, 12, 19, 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

Practice Vinyasa Yoga in French. Classes will be adapted to beginners. For more information, click here. https://www.afraleigh.org/yoga-in-french
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JPEGJules NDotty "Festins du deuil"
March 6 | 6:30 p.m. | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

Author Jules NDotty talk about his book “Festins du deuil,” a collection of texts that recount the experiences of heroes from Africa and more specifically from Senegal who settled in Cologne, Germany. For more information, click here. https://www.afraleigh.org/jules-ndotty

JPEGRisk Management Workshop for International Corporations and Expats
March 7 | 3:00 p.m. | Atlanta

This workshop will mainly deal with key differences between French and U.S. insurance markets and protection against currency fluctuations. For more information, click here. http://bit.ly/2VbwisS
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JPEGWomen in Sports – Empowering Women through Sport
March 11 | 6:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Learn from Lucy Rushton (Atlanta United Football Club) and Trina Bolton (US Department, Sport Diplomacy) how sports can help women to achieve goals and break barriers! For more information, click here. http://bit.ly/2DYBN7i

JPEGWine and Sake Mixer
March 14 | 6:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Enjoy wine, sake, cheese, charcuterie, traditional music and more. For more information, click here. http://bit.ly/2tvGj8j
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JPEGSouth Carolina: Business Brunch at Crêpes and Croissants
March 2 | 10:30 a.m. | Columbia

Join FACCC for a business brunch at Crêpes et Croissants – a locally owned French café serving sweet and savory crêpes, croissant sandwiches, plus French pastries and coffee. For more information, click here. https://www.facccarolinas.com/events/upcoming-events/e/event/south-carolina-business-brunch-at-crepes-and-croissants.html

JPEGGoût de France/Good France
March 21 | Various times | Atlanta & North Carolina

Enjoy a taste of France! Thousands of restaurants around the globe — including five in Atlanta and three in North Carolina — are putting on a "Goût de France/Good France" dinner, offering a four-course "taste of France" meal featuring the best of France’s rich culinary tradition. For more information, click here. https://atlanta.consulfrance.org/spip.php?article6060

JPEGSaturday Frenchies
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 10:00 a.m. | Atlanta

Join this group of devoted French-speakers any or every Saturday of the month at the Perimeter La Madeleine Restaurant (1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330, Atlanta). For more information, email Kathy or Paul. kathy.karen@mindspring.com, paulcossman@gmail.com

JPEGThe Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
March 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Mix with other francophones — natives and non-natives alike –- over a drink at the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group at Après Diem. For more information, click here. https://www.meetup.com/Atlanta-French-Language-Meetup/?_cookie-check=tZeJPhDSK7GbQD5g

JPEGConversation Française à Charleston!
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 3:00 p.m. | Charleston

Meet with other francophones and francophiles at Saffron Café & Bakery each Saturday in February 2019. For more information, click here. https://www.meetup.com/Conversation-Francaise-a-Charleston/events/

Last modified on 06/03/2019

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