Wow, February already! We hope everyone is well and healthy as we enter the second month of 2022. We remain cautious and this month's events will be either outdoor or virtual.
Valentine's Day is coming up, and French is the language of love, so why not start this program e-mail with a little love poem in French:
J'aime deux choses: Toi et la Rose. La Rose pour un jour, Toi pour toujours ♥
La Chandeleur: crêpes cooking classSunday February 6th, 3PM-4PMZOOM EVENT - FREE
Also called Crêpe Day, la Chandeleur is a French holiday during which people traditionally eat crêpes and drink cidre to bring good luck in the coming year. There’s a lot of history to this day, but in short, it was a good way to use up the extra wheat ahead of the new harvest. And symbolically, crêpes have the same shape as the sun, so it was a reason to rejoice as the days started to get longer.
Celebrate this tradition with us! You will learn how to make French style pancakes and we will also have some fun answering trivia questions about France!
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Apéro Time!Tuesday February 8th, 5.30PMOUTDOOR EVENT Margaritaville Beach Hotel, Land Shark Bar and Grill 5 6th Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Join us at the Land Shark Bar at the Margaritaville Beach Hotel to enjoy the sea breeze and a drink on the beautiful outdoor patio. Happy hour is until 7PM!
It is a great opportunity to reconnect with members you haven't seen in a while or meet new people and have a drink or two together. Typically conversations are in both English and French or a charming mix of both.
Book Clubmercredi 23 février de 7 à 8PM ZOOM A l'Alliance Française de Jacksonville, on adore les livres! Nous vous invitons à rejoindre notre club de lecture, où nous pouvons débattre, découvrir des livres et en partager.
Le livre pour la discussion du mois de janvier sera L'egoiste romantique de Frederic Beigheder.
You are welcome to read the book in English and join the French speaking group discussion. The book is available in a French and English language edition on Amazon and Kindle.
*** IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO DOWNLOAD THE BOOK ON KINDLE *** Let us know if you want to be part of the book club, the date for the discussion and the next book gets decided by all book club members, so nobody has to miss out! e-mail Sofie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Café-Causerie! Thursday February 24th, 10-11:30AM Le Petit Paris Café Mandarin 9965 San Jose Blvd Suite 46, Jacksonville, FL 32257
Join us at our Café-Causerie that will take place at Le Petit Paris Café in Mandarin. On va bavarder (chat) over a nice cup of coffee and maybe a croissant or a pain au chocolat.
This is a friendly event open to our students, people who want to practice their French, Francophone people, anyone really who fancies a chat in French!
All levels of French warmly accepted. À bientôt! . Please let us know if you are planning to join in by sending an e-mail to email@example.com
Vocabulary Boot Camp: La Mer (the sea) Sunday February 27, 4pm Zoom with Sara Kunz
Would you like to practice talking about your experiences living near the seaside or want to be able to chat about your beach holidays.
Join a talk with Sara Kunz about the seaside and start using your newly learned words straight away at this vocabulary bootcamp.
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