French-American Community – April 2019 [fr]

Discover French and French-language events happening around the U.S. Southeast this April. 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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JPEGEntre Amis: The Culture of Wine Series
April 24 | 6:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Drop in on this wine class titled "What’s in a Label — How to Chose Wine," with Tim Willard of European Cellars. The class is part of a four-course series, but participants can drop in for just one. Learn about wine’s intriguing history, how it is made, its etiquette, how to taste it, how to pair it with food, and why it is an intrinsic part of the French culture. For more information, click here.
https://afatl.com/6224-2/

JPEGLes Petits Ecoliers: Learn French through songs & music
March 20 | 10:00 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. | 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://atlanta.consulfrance.org/spip.php?article6062

JPEGFrench Cooking Classes in Roswell
May 2 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta

Learn cooking techniques from Bénédicte Juston, a French chef, while brushing up your French language skills. Classes are taught in English with French sprinkled in at historic Barrington Hall in Roswell.. Only eight spots are open per class, so register fast. The May 2 class will focus on pissaladière, salade niçoise, sauce vinaigrette au citron and crême brulée.
https://afatl.com/french-cooking-classes/

JPEGAfrica Belle Festival
April 9-27 | Atlanta

This annual event series put on in conjunction with the Alliance Française of Atlanta comprises multiple performances and workshops, from a fashion show and dance soirée to a Moroccan comedy night and a roundtable on African technology and innovation. For a list and of all events and further details, click here. https://afatl.com/events/

JPEGCiné-Club
April 12 | 7:00 p.m. | Charleston

Brush up your language skills with French film "Jusqu’à la Garde" ("Custody") (2019), directed by Xavier Legrand. For more information, click here.
https://a-f-charleston.com/cine-club/

JPEGCercle Littéraire
April 18 | 10:00 a.m. | Charleston

Gather for a book discussion on "Arrête tes Mensonges" by Philippe Besson. All are welcome, conversation is in French. For more information, click here. https://a-f-charleston.com/cercle-litteraire/

JPEGCooking Class
April 28 | 8:30 p.m. | Charleston

Learn how to prepare salade du quercy, leg of lamb stuffed with mushrooms with a mint béarnaise and raspberry tart, in this class / mini dinner plate tasting with Marie-Laure Arnaud. For more information, click here. https://a-f-charleston.com/register/

JPEGRendez-vous conversation
April 3, 10, 17, 24 | 1:00 p.m. | Charleston

Work on your French skills during this members-only conversation group, which takes place at various members’ houses. For more information, click here.
https://a-f-charleston.com/rendez-vous-conversation/

JPEGRégions, histoire et spécialités de France
April 26 | 7:00 p.m. | Charleston

Learn about the island of Réuntion in this presentation by Phlippe Gresle. For more infromation, click here. https://a-f-charleston.com/regions-histoire-et-specialites-de-france/
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JPEGTricot (Knitting) Group
April 22 | 11:00 a.m. | Charleston

Francophiles and French natives get together one Monday a month to speak French while making knitted creations. For more information, click here. https://a-f-charleston.com/tricot/
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JPEGSoirées Jeunes Professionnels
April 11 | 6:00 p.m. | Charleston

Meet other like-minded young professionals and practice your French the second Thursday of every month. Members will meet at Bistro A Vin. For more information, click here. (La suite: https://a-f-charleston.com/soirees-jeunes-professionnels/)

JPEGCafé Rencontre
April 13 | 10:00 a.m. | Charlotte

Alliance Française members and non-members alike are invited every second Saturday of the month to participate in a French discussion over coffee. This month’s event will be held at Amélie’s French Bakery & Café. For more information, click here. https://afcharlotte.org/static28/recurring-events

JPEGPétanque
April 20 | 1:00 p.m. | Charlotte

Enjoy a quintessential French pastime every third Saturday of the month at Nevin Community Park. For more information, click here. https://afcharlotte.org/static28/recurring-events
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JPEGThe Tournées Festival
April 1 @ 5:30 p.m.; April 2 @ 2:30 p.m. | Charlotte

The Alliance Française of Charlotte is a sponsor of the UNCC French Film Festival, which will feature the movies "Frantz" and "Visages, villages." All films have subtitles. For more information, click here. https://filmfest.uncc.edu/

JPEGWine/Cheese Pairing and Wine/Chocolate
April 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Charlotte

Enjoy an evening of gastronomy with four wine/cheese pairings and one wine/chocolate pairing. For more information, click here. https://squareup.com/store/alliance-francaise-of-charlotte/
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JPEGConversation Group
April 4, 11 | 6:00 p.m. | Columbia

Participate in a French conversation with other Francophones at a different Columbia hotspot every other week. This April the meetings will be held at Goat’s and The Aristocrat, respectively. For more information, click here. https://www.afcolumbiasc.org/conversation

JPEG8 Femmes
April 17, 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Columbia

Enjoy a stage performance of the dark French comedy, originally a movie by François Ozon. For more information, click here. https://www.afcolumbiasc.org/events
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JPEGSpring Pique-Nique & Pétanque
April 28 | 12:00 p.m. | Columbia

Join the Alliance Française of Columbia at Saluda Shoals Park for a game of boules. Bring a dish and a bottle of wine to share. For more information, click here. https://www.afcolumbiasc.org/events

JPEGAF Knoxville & University of Tennessee’s Pi Delta Phi Hike
April 10 | 10:00 a.m. | Knoxville

Meet at Mead’s Quarry Lake, near Ijams Nature Center, for a walk in the woods and French discussion. For more information, click here. afknoxville.org
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JPEGTable Française
April 26 | 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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JPEGCiné Club
April 14, 28 | 5:00 p.m. | Nashville

Enjoy the beloved French film "Le Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain" ("Amélie") by Jean-Pierre Jeunet on April 14. Then on April 28, stop by for "Mauvais sang" by Leos Carax. Alliance Française members only. For more information, click here. https://afnashville.org/events/cine-club/

JPEGSoirée
April 26 | 7:00 p.m. | Nashville

The last Friday of each month Nashville’s Alliance Française members and guests meet for an entertaining and informative evening with historians, artists, wine experts, distinguished foreign guests or a variety of other fascinating people. For more information. click here. https://afnashville.org/event/soiree-4-2019-03-29/2019-04-26/

JPEGCercle de Conversation
April 6, 13, 20, 27 | Nashville

Practice and improve your French in a supportive environment at the Nashville Alliance Française’s Resource Center. For more information, click here. https://afnashville.org/event/cercle-de-conversation/all/

JPEGThe Welcome Café
April 2 | 10:30 a.m. | Raleigh

This monthly morning coffee is an occasion to get to know other French speakers — AF members and nonmembers alike — and practice speaking French. For more information, click here. https://www.afraleigh.org/le-welcome-cafe

JPEGYoga en français
April 2 | 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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JPEGCiné Club
April 10 | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

French film "Michou d’Auber," set in France during the struggle for Algerian independence, will be shown during this members-only screening. For more information, click here. https://www.afraleigh.org/cine-club

JPEGCercle de Convivialité
April 28 | 4:30 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

JPEGSaturday Frenchies
April 6, 13, 20, 27 | 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
April 15 | 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!
April 6, 13, 20, 27 | 3:00 p.m. | Charleston

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

Last modified on 01/04/2019

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