Portland Art Museum "Paris in Portland":
Alliance members and the general public enjoyed the art museum's "en plein air" event and family activities this past weekend, highlighting the world-class Tuileries Gardens
exhibit. If you haven't yet visited the exhibit, remember that it ends September 21.
Host Families Sought:
The World Affairs Council of Oregon is recruiting Portland-area host
families for around 20 French-speaking African teen leaders and several adult mentors from October 10th through the 18th, 2014. The teens are visiting Portland as part of the U.S. Department of State's Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program,
which aims to develop a network of young adults with strong leadership skills, an understanding of participatory democracy, and a commitment to fostering mutual understanding between different ethnic, religious, and national groups. For complete details on this hosting opportunity, visit the World Affairs Council web page
or email Andrew Neal at firstname.lastname@example.org
French-Speaking After-School/Nanny Sought: An American family in Portland's Eastmoreland neighborhood is looking for a French-speaking after-school helper/nanny, for care of two boys, age 9 and 11, who earlier spent 4 years in French Immersion. Around 15-20 hours per week, no Fridays, errands for school and home, oversee homework, help transport to and from school to after school activities, help in preparing dinner/lunches. A car is available for use; candidate most have valid driver's license and good driving record. Hours negotiable. Email email@example.com for further info.
Movie Draws a Hundred Members and Friends: More than a hundred Alliance members and their friends enjoyed free passes last week to VIP advance screenings of the new Steven Spielberg movie, The Hundred-Foot Journey. The movie is now showing at Regal Fox Tower and other area theaters. Seeking Home to Rent: A French couple who is moving from the Bay Area to Portland in October is seeking to rent a 3-bedroom house, with back yard, in NE or SE Portland, in the range of $1300/mo. Contact Gabrielle at 415-297-0597 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.