Alliance Française

Recurring Events

For monthly major events go to Event of the Month

  • Café Rencontre

Every 2nd Saturday of the month at 10 am in summer at our partner Renaissance Pâtisserie!

Come to enjoy a sunny café outside! Support our chef Sylvain, Treat yourself with a pastry! Sip your coffee or tea & practice your French. Welcome all AF members and non-members. Please respect social distancing and wear a mask.

July 11,2020 Café Rencontre | Renaissance Pâtisserie| South Park |10am

Aug 08, 2020 Café Rencontre | Renaissance Pâtisserie| South Park |10am

Sep 12, 2020 Café Rencontre | Renaissance Pâtisserie| South Park |10am

Oct  10, 2020 Café Rencontre | Renaissance Pâtisserie| South Park |10am

  •  Les Apéritifs

Once a month – Happy Hours

Join us for a friendly drink to celebrate friendship ! Sip your happy hour wine or drink & practice your French . French, Fun, Friendly for all levels. Welcome all AF members and non-members. Please respect social distancing and wear a mask.

Thursday April 23,2020  | Apero from Home | register here | 6-7pm 

Thursday May 28,2020  | Apero from Home| register here  | 6 -7pm

Sunday June 21,2020  | Music Day | Olde Mecklenburg Brewery | 6-8 pm

Thursday August 27, 2020  | Welcoming Newcomers | Olde Mecklenburg Brewery | 5-7 pm

 

  • NEW Restaurant Rencontre

Every 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at one of our Restaurant partners

Come and enjoy a dinner at one of our Restaurant partner! Support our chefs, Treat yourself with a nice dinner! Sip your favorite drink & practice your French. Welcome all AF members and non-members. Please respect social distancing and wear a mask. Make your own reservation! 

August  26,2020  Restaurant Rencontre | Sante Restaurant | Matthews  | 6:30pm | book your own reservation

September 23,2020 Restaurant Rencontre | Global Restaurant | Pineville  | 6:30pm | book your own reservation

October 28 , 2020 Restaurant Rencontre | Cafe Monte Bistro | South Park  | 6:30pm | book your own reservation

  • NEW French Cooking Classes online

Every 2nd Friday of the month at 11:00 am online with Cathy from Easycuisineus

For about 90 minutes with time for questions & answers, the cooking classes will be in French but the Q&A could be either in French or in English.

September 11, 2020  theme Flavor of summer meal - Bistro menu || online event | 11:00 am | registration

October 9, 2020 theme Flavor of fall meal  || online event | 11:00 am | registration

November 13, 2020 theme Flavor of Thanksgiving - Festive desserts || online event | 11:00 am | registration

December 11, 2020 theme Flavor of holidays - Festive amuse-bouche & apéritif || online event | 11:00 am | registration

  • Pétanque - French game

Every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10 am in summer and 1pm in winter time with our partner Carolina Petanque!

Come and enjoy a French game with CAROLINA PETANQUE with friends at Nevin Community Park on Bocce Ball field, for fun or competitive training. Weather permitted or except if "stay at home" is ordered. Please respect social distancing and wear a mask.

May 16: canceled

June 20: 10am - 1pm ON - please respect social distancing while playing

July 18:10am - 1pm ON - please respect social distancing while playing

August 15: 10am - 1pm ON - please respect social distancing while playing

  •  Onsite Library: closed until further notice at least all summer

Go to our online library CULTURETHEQUE for AF members only

The AF onsite Library will be open for business every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm for AF members only!

A permanence is held at the library at that same time, all members and non members are welcome to stop by to say hi.


Bring - Take - Share a book
Books in French only! for children and adults.