Alliance Française’s members can also further their immersion into the francophone world through a monthly variety of cultural and festive activities provided all year long.
Come practice your French and meet new people!
Monthly Cultural Activities
- Club de lecture at Menlo Park
Book discussions led by Marie Friess and Jane Murdoch
On the third Thursday of every month, at 7:00 pm at Menlo Park Center, 585 Glenwood Ave.
- Cercle de Lecture at Los Gatos
Book discussions led by Bernadette Theisen
On the fourth Thursday of every month, at 4:00 pm at “Le Boulanger” in Los Gatos.
- Café Conversation
Discussions led by Glen Merys
On the first Thursday of the month, at 4:00 pm at “Le Boulanger” in Los Gatos.
- Déjeuner mensuel /Monthly luncheons
Organized by Stella Tan.
Email her for reservations.
- Kings’ Day – Galette des Rois
On Friday January 20, 2017 at 7:00pm, in San Jose Library (on San Tomas Aquino Road).
Watch a French Film and taste delicious Kings’ Cakes.
- French Candlemas: Crêpe Day – La Chandeleur
- Bastille Day, 14th of July – Fête Nationale
On the Sunday closest to the date. Starts at noon.
Come celebrate Bastille Day with us on Sunday July 16th, 2017 – Starting at 12:00 pm
Family picnic at Vasona Park, Los Gatos — Site “Blossom Valley”
“La Marseillaise”, picnic (no BBQ), games, etc… Bring your picnic, your drinks and a dessert to share.
Do not forget your games: Horseshoe, petanque balls, badminton, cards, etc…
Entrance to the Park: fixed fee percar $6 is at 333 Blossom Hill Road
Required registration (Free) with Marie-Claude Garrity
- Fête de Noël – Christmas Party
On December 11, 2016 – from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in Campbell center (591 W Hamilton Ave.).
We will have bûches de Noël (Christmas cakes) and champagne!
This year we also inaugurate our new library.