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 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 17, 2017 – 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.