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French desserts and the stories behind them

I consider myself a foodie, and my favorite thing to do is to go to restaurants, try new food, and beyond this, I absolutely love…

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A different kind of summer reading

Summer reading is often thought of as having to be “light”: romance novels are marketed as being ideal for the beach, as are quick thrillers…

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The FCC Staff's Favorite summer songs

Summer is definitely here and at the Center we wanted to share with you our favorite summer songs. We hope you will enjoy them as…

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French Idioms You Can Use This Summer

I feel that the hardest part of learning a new language is learning its idiomatic expressions. They can change from region to region, family to…

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Why you should watch "Standing Up" on Netflix

“Standing Up” (Drôle) has been on Netflix since March 2022, and if you haven’t already watched it, I highly recommend you check it out. Created…

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La Fête de la Musique

Each year on June 21, many countries throughout the world celebrate la Fête de la musique. This world-wide celebration urges people to play and enjoy…

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Meet John Strachan

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Comedy Scenes Every Francophile Should Know - Part 2

Click here if you missed part 1! #6 - Le Père Noël est une ordure (Jean-Marie Poiré, 1982) Pierre is a snobby volunteer at a…

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Traveling in France with the family this summer?

Memorial Day is to summer as Friday night is to the weekend - it brings such hope, promise and anticipation for fun times ahead! My…

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Comedy Scenes Every Francophile Should Know - Part 1

Have you ever felt left out of an inside joke? Have you ever nodded along awkwardly during a conversation you didn’t know the cultural reference…

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Upcoming Events

From Nov 8, 2022 To Dec 15, 2022 At 1:00 PM

As part of the One Film One Federation, Alliance Française offering, we are pleased to give you the opportunity to watch the movie Red soil/Rouge from the comfort of your home until December 31.

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Member Event

French Library Travel Club - December

In-person, Indoor Event in English

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Do you enjoy traveling to France and other French-speaking places? If so, join us for the French Library Travel Club. This month we’ll talk about Bordeaux, as well as its influence in literature.

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Thursday, December 8, 2022 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

The holiday season is upon us and what better festive way to celebrate than with a glass of delicious French bubbly wine? Treat yourself and your close ones to this fun and educational tasting.

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