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

  • Café Conversation
    Discussions led by Glen Merys
    On the first Thursday of the month, at 4:00 pm at “Le Boulanger” in Los Gatos.
    Free access.
  • Déjeuner mensuel /Monthly luncheons
    Organized by Stella Tanfood-50940_640.
    Email her for reservations.


Annual Festivities

  • 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   
    Early February.
  • Bastille Day, 14th of July – Fête Nationale
    On the Sunday closest to the date. Starts at noon.
    Come celebrate Bastille Day with us in Sanborn Park (Ohlone site). We will have a picnic as well as games!
    Feel free to bring your own such as Frisbees, cards, badminton…
    The park is located at 16055 Sanborn Rd, Saratoga. Parking fee.
    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.