May 1, 2020

Dear Alliance Française Members,

While those many April showers are bringing their very generous share of May flowers, we're getting used to our new "normal", where mastering social distancing from our fridge is getting more challenging every day.

At the Alliance, fo...

April 8, 2020

Dear Members,
 

Spring definitely feels different this year.  Most of us are now staying at home, spending more time with those who share our lives.  And there is the silver lining of finally having time for those many projects we had never gotten around to. For others,...

March 3, 2020

March is here, with its early blooms and winds, shamrocks and taxes.  It is Optimism Month and National Umbrella Month, which seem slightly at odds.  But it's also International Mirth Month, so we should be laughing appreciatively for the next 31 days! Here's what else...

February 1, 2020

Dear AF Members,

Welcome February!  Will the groundhog see his shadow on Sunday?  If he does, 6 more weeks of winter it is!  Not a problem for the French American community; we have plenty to keep ourselves entertained with this month beyond Punxsutawney Phil, from Ch...

December 30, 2019

Dear Friends,
 

We hope you had a wonderful "most wonderful time of the year", and are ready, once again, to raise your glass to new beginnings.  The start of the New Year always feels like a big deal, but this New Year's, the pressure is on: we are entering a new decad...

December 4, 2019

Hello AF Members!
 

Happy Day After Thanksgiving! While some of us didn't grow up with this tradition, we all can appreciate this holiday that celebrates family and friends and offers a moment to reflect upon all the good things in life. Here is what we have planned for...

November 3, 2019

Hello Dear AF Members!
 

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." wrote Albert Camus. He never even got a glimpse of North Carolina glorious fall colors.  Neither did he ever get an extra hour of sleep early November.  We do!  That's how lucky we are. So...

October 7, 2019

Dear Alliance Française Members,

'I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers' says Anne of Green Gables. We agree.  Hello October!  We're ready for Halloween candy, carving pumpkins, everything we see, touch or eat, looking or tasting like pumpkin. We at the...

August 30, 2019

Dear Alliance Française Members,
 
We are at that time of the year when the dog days are behind us - or so it seems - and all at once summer seems to collapse into fall.  As you start daydreaming about the changing of fall leaves, we thought you'd like to know what the...

April 30, 2019

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Dear members of the Alliance française,

We have a great announcement to make: our Alliance Française has recently been approved by the French, Canadian, and Quebecois governmental authorities to offer the TCF (Test des Connaissances du Français). We n...

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