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 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.