Important Event Updates - Act Soon
- APERITIF DINATOIRE
AT THE INDIGO: Sorry, the April 19 Apéritif dînatoire for French-speaking ex-pats is completely full. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
to be wait-list
- VENTING IN FRENCH
: There are only two seats remaining for the May 2nd Venting in French presentation. Click here
- SOIREE ST TROPEZ
: Nearly half the seats for the Soiré
e St Tropez,
the Alliance's annual gala dinner and auction at the Multnomah Athletic Club, are already reserved. Don't miss this opportunity to have fun and support the Alliance's nonprofit education mission at the same time
. Live entertainment, auction and a Provençal
-inspired menu by Executive Chef Philippe Boulot. Click here
for details and the reservations link; tickets are just $75.
The Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association is offering financial scholarships for college-age students planning to study in
Washington State or in Nantes. Click here
for details and note that application deadlines are coming up soon.
Free French Connection Symphony Tickets:
We have 14 tickets to give away for free, for the March 2
1st "Vive la France" symphony showcase of the Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra, at Century High School Auditorium in Hillsboro (2000 SE Century Blvd), 7:30pm. The performance will feature music by Saint-Saens, Berlioz, Bizet and others. To get your free tickets, email email@example.com
(please put "symphony" in the subject line) and specify how many adult tickets you'd like and how many children's tickets (also specify their ages). First folks to email will get the free tickets and will need to come pick them up at the Kamm House.
Cara Black Event
: Alliance members were numerous at Cara Black's
event at Powell's on March 5. Cara, shown here with Pascaline Lefè
bvre, kindly signed and donated some books for the upcoming fundraiser. French April Fool's Tradition:
Alliance member Cheryl Wakerhauser reminds us that poisson d'avril
(April fish) are avail
able at Pix Pâ
tisserie from March 28 through April 20. In France, these are found in chocolate shops for April Fool's Day, when young children slap paper fish onto unsuspecting adults' backs, crying "poisson d'avril." The chocolate version is best in your mouth, not on your back. French Book Sale: FAIS will hold a French book sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the French American International School Library on March 20 & 21, 2014. Books will range from Preschool to 8th grade levels.
The public is invited to browse and buy. French speaker
with family connections to Normandy is looking for a conversation exchange with a native French speaker from Quebec/French Canada. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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