CALENDAR 2014

FEBRUARY

 

Sunday, February 23 (1:00 to 3:30 p.m.) -- CINÉMATHÈQUE ET CONVERSATION at the Woodbury Library, 269 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798.  Come to see and talk about a film that you surely won’t see elsewhere.  The film will be in color with subtitles in English.

 

 

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQlPb1UWbO8YSHSBESQUgeiKGgxJnlfg6r7M47lMDEpLcoQHrpzKgLundi, le 24 février -- Le Concours annuel de notre Alliance Française aura lieu le 24 février grâce à Heidi Edel du Shepaug Valley School à Washington, CT.  Pour plus d’informations : afnwct@snet.net  ou 203-263-4096.

 

               MARCH

 

http://ttglibrary.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/bookdiscussiongroup1.jpgThursday, March 6 (beginning at 5:30 p.m.) – Soirées Littéraires at the Bridgewater Library, 62 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT, Tél. 860-354-6937.  We are currently reading HHhH, a fast-paced novel by Laurent Binet set in Europe during WWII.  If you are interested and need more information, contact Evelyne at 860-365-1985 or eacheson023@earthlink.net .

 

Saturday, March 8 (beginning at 12:30 p.m.) – MARDI GRAS ET JEUX DE SOCIÉTÉ  Chez Évelyne et Strother Purdy - 860-355-1985 ou eacheson023@earthlink.net .  Places are limited to the first 25 to reserve.   Reserve by writing a check  payable to AFNWCT, Inc.  Members $15, non-members $20. Send your check before March 2 to Alliance Française of Northwestern CT, Inc. P.O. Box 31 Woodbury, CT 06798-0031.  An excellent meal will be prepared by Renée David.  We will celebrate à la Nouvelle Orléans.  There will be prizes for the best masks.  We will also play our favorite games.  Bring dictionaries, cards, Scrabble, etc. For more information: afnwct@snet.net  ou 203-263-4096.

 

Saturday, Mars 22 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) – Café Conversation at the Barn Club, 558 Main Street South, Woodbury, Connecticut 06488.  If there and dangerous road conditions, inquire at noelle113@charter.net or call 203-263-4096 to find out if the event has been cancelled.

 

 

Sunday, March 30 (1:30 p.m.) – Lecture in English at the Woodbury Library, 269 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798  in preparation for the May 10th performance of “La Symphonie Fantastique” by the Waterbury Symphony conducted by Leif Bjaland.  Learn more about Berlioz’s gound breaking symphony.  Professor Jeffrey Engle graduated from Ithaca College.  He lived in Paris for fourteen years where he studied cello and art history at the Sorbonne and earned diplomas in French.  Since 2004, he has taught music history and French at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted.  To find out more about him, visit: www.jeffreyengel.net .

 

APRIL

 

http://ttglibrary.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/bookdiscussiongroup1.jpgThursday, April 3 (beginning at 5:30 p.m.) – Soirées Littéraires at the Bridgewater Library, 62 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT, Tél. 860-354-6937.  We are currently reading HHhH, a fast-paced novel by Laurent Binet set in Europe during WWII.  If you are interested and need more information, contact Evelyne at 860-365-1985 or eacheson023@earthlink.net .

 

Thursday, April 10 (6 :30 p.m.) -- "Paris: la Reine des Centres Culturels Européens" at the Middlebury Baking Company, 590 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762, 203-577-5342. Philippe Niez, the owner of Middlebury Baking Company, will be our host for the evening.  After buying coffee superb pastries, our members will be entertained by another presentation on Berlioz, but this time all in French.  Jeffrey Engel will talk about the life in Parisian artistic circles during the early nineteenth century, and he will explain why the French capital attracted so many artists and composers.

 

 

Saturday, April 12 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) – Café Conversation at the Barn Club, 558 Main Street South, Woodbury, Connecticut 06488.  If there and dangerous road conditions, inquire at noelle113@charter.net or call 203-263-4096 to find out if the event has been cancelled.

 

 

Saturday, April 26 (Breakfast 10 a.m. Meeting & Awards 10:30-11:00 a.m. Program 11:30-1 p.m.) --

ANNUAL MEETING at the Woodbury Senior/Community Center, 265 Main Street South Woodbury, CT 06798. N.B. entrance on right opposite Saint Paul Church ~ follow signs "Library" et "Police" then ahead follow the sign for “Woodbury Senior/Community Center” ~ continue up the hill.  Program: “Four Women in the Time of Rochambeau.”   Jini Jones Vail will compare the lifestyles, social positions, and accomplishments of the selected women.  Mrs. Vail is a former board member of the AFNWCT, an author, and a past member on the CT Governor's Advisory Commission on American and Francophone Cultural Affairs.  Reservations by April 21st. Send checks payable to AFNWCT, Inc. c/o Brian Denyer 11 Gabby Drive Naugatuck, CT 06770.  Members $10 Non-Members $15.  (Contributions allow us to invite Students and Parents.)  For more information contact: afnwct@snet.net or call 203-263-4096.

 

 

 

More information will soon be available concerning the following activities:

 

 

le 1er mai Groupe de Lecture-Bridgewater

 

" le 10 mai Café Conversation-Barn Club

 

le 24 mai Café Conversation-Barn Club

 

le 5 juin Groupe de Lecture-Bridgewater

 

le 20 juin Soirée-Frey Winery Woodbury

 

le 3 juillet Groupe de Lecture-Bridgewater

 

le 12 juillet Fête du Quatorze Juillet  Chez Micheline-Newtown

 

le 7 août Groupe de Lecture-Bridgewater

 

 

 

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