Upcoming Events

Some events are held online using Zoom
Some are in-person events
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Le Café

Tuesday 4 January. 10am

Bienvenue!  Come meet other Francophones and Francophiles at our casual, monthly virtual Café! 

In French


Alphonse Mucha, NCMA

Saturday 15 January, 1pm

Docent Diane Beckman takes us for a guided tour of the Special Exhibition Alphonse Mucha, Art Nouveau Visionary.  Members only.   FULL

In French

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Le Club de Lecture

Tuesday 18 January, 2pm

This month, the Club will discuss part 1 of Ce que les étoiles doivent à la nuit by Anne-Gaële Huon, a sequel to Les Demoiselles.

In French

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Friday 28 January, 5pm

Watch a Francophone movie on Netflix and join us on Zoom for a discussion.  This month's selection is l'Ascension (The Climb,) a 2017 comedy by Ludovic Bernard.

In French


Lost in Translation


Useful French expressions you wouldn't be able to understand from individual words alone.

In English

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Hike in French

Sunday 9 January, 1pm

Join us for an easy hike around Shelley Lake and practice speaking French.  In Raleigh.  Weather permitting.

In French

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Friday 14 January, 5pm

Join us for a virtual happy hour in French!  Open to all. 

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In French



Friday 21 January, 6pm

Join Philippe Legris for a presentation of his native island of Corsica, and what makes its history so incredibly inspiring.

In French


Demystifying the French

Saturday 29 January, 1pm

4 guests share insights, perspectives, and experiences gathered over the course of many years of living, traveling, and/or working in France.

In English

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Apéro National

11 & 12 January, 5:15 or 8:15pm

An online conversation meeting open to all AF members across the country. Every second Tuesday and Wednesday of the month.

In French

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French Immersion?

Saturday 15 January, 1pm

Are you interested in an immersion program in France to help take your French to next level?  In this session, we will hear about 3 intensive programs from Cavilam, Institut Français and AF Paris.  Members only.

In English



Saturday 22 January, 2pm

Join us for a game of pétanque downtown Raleigh.  No prior experience needed.  The equipment is provided.  Free and open to all


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Reading Aloud Contest

Registration deadline 01/15/22

Students in grades 5 to 12 are invited to join our 2022 Reading Aloud Contest with the help of their teachers. Submit entries by 15 January 2022.

In French