Upcoming Events

All events held online using Zoom

Haiku Contest

May 15 thru June 5

Join our 2021 Haiku Contest! Theme: C'est beau, la vie!   Open to all, regardless of age and level of FrenchSee results!

In French

Gilles Legardinier

Wed. 9 June, 2pm

Best-selling novelist Gilles Legardinier will present The Paris Labyrinth, a pulse-pounding thriller set in 1889 Paris.

In English

Paris as a refuge

Friday 11 June, 12pm

Paris as a refuge for African Americans, past and present. Pr. Sharpley-Whiting talks about the many African Americans who have made Paris their home.

In English

Art Tour NCMA

Saturday 19 June, 1pm

In person guided tour in the park of North Carolina Museum of Art. $10 for members - $15 for non members.

In French

Lost in Translation


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

In English

Le Café

Tuesday 1st June, 10am

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

In French

Apéro National

8 & 9 June, 5:15 or 8:15pm

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

In French


Tuesday 15 June, 10am

This month's film: Un peu, beaucoup, aveuglément (Blind Date), a 2015 romantic comedy by Clovis Cornillac. 

In French


Friday 25 June, 12pm

In "Proust for Beginners" Proust expert Caroline Weber introduces us to the man, his milieu, his era and his writing.

In English

Club de Lecture

Tuesday 13 July , 10am

No Club de Lecture in June.  The Club will resume in July with L'homme qui voulait être heureux by Laurent Gounelle.

In French

Mirage Blues

Tuesday 1st June, 2pm

Author Virna Lorentz, live from her home in Monaco, presents her new novel, Mirage Blues, based on a true story.

In French

Bordeaux Wine

Thursday 10 June, 7pm

The region surrounding Bordeaux, France, is the largest fine-wine–producing area in the world.  Learn about the history of Bordeaux wine with NCSU Prof. Charles Ludington. 

In English


Friday 18 June, 5pm

Join us for a happy hour of French conversation, with or without the drink of your choice.  Free and open to all.

In French

Fête de la Musique

Friday 25 June, 6 - 10pm

In person! Join us for an outdoor celebration of Make Music Day.  With live music at the Alliance.

In English