Activities and Events

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 in Menlo Park

Book discussions led by  Jane Murdoch and Marie Mathevon

On the third Thursday of every month, at 7:00 pm. Please contact Jane or Marie for location.

More information about de Club in Menlo Park

Free access

Cercle de Lecture in Los Gatos

Book discussions led by Bernadette Theisen

On the fourth Thursday of every month, at 4:00 pm at our office in Los Gatos.

More information about de Club in Menlo Park

Free access

Café Conversation

Discussions led by Glen Merys

On the first Thursday of the month, at 3:00 pm at “Panera” in Los Gatos at 15200 Los Gatos Blvd. 

Free access

Déjeuner mensuel / Monthly luncheon

Coordinated by Stella Tan

On the third Wednesday of the month in different locations

AFSCV members only


Annual Festivities

Galette des Rois (Kings’ Day)

In January, watch a French Film and taste delicious Kings’ Cakes.

La Chandeleur (French Candlemas)

Come celebrate Crêpe Day in early February.

Mars, Mois de la Francophonie

The International Day of the Francophonie on March 20th celebrates Francophone culture and French language around the world. We are delighted to invite you to a special series of celebrations in Silicon Valley.

La Fête Nationale

Come celebrate Bastille Day on the Sunday the closest to July 14th.

Fête de Noël (Christmas Party)

In December.