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Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story

What’s New

New Initiation Classes

New Initiation Classes

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Have you always dreamed of learning French? Make it a reality and register for one of our Initiation classes, designed for brand new students to French!

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Cooking workshop · Bittersweet fruit desserts

Cooking workshop · Bittersweet fruit desserts

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:15 am

This class explores the satisfying effect of adding sour and bitter flavors to fruit desserts. We will add chocolate to a Meyer Lemon Tart, Rhubarb Ginger Jam to a Strawberry Tart and Orange Marmalade to Crepes Suzette. Hands-on preparation of preserves and pastry in this class will assure your success at home!

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Trivia · Travel

Trivia · Travel

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Whether you are a travel genius or know little to nothing, this trivia night will sure to be a fun night of  of curious, like-minded lovers of all things travel!

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Family Chefs · Moelleux au chocolat

Family Chefs · Moelleux au chocolat

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Parents... here is your chance to make a decadent chocolate dessert with your children without getting your own kitchen dirty. Get ready to have an afternoon full of laughs, baking and chocolatly fun.

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Versailles en Scène · Gala 2018

Versailles en Scène · Gala 2018

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The evening is inspired by the epic banquets and magnificent fêtes at the court of Louis XIV. Stroll through lush box gardens, enjoy moments theatrical surprise, dine on the stage in the hall of mirrors, and dance under the fireworks in l’Orangerie. Exclusive live and silent auctions bring the richness of French style and culture into the spotlight.

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More about the Alliance Française de Chicago

All year round, skilled teachers, authors, performers and artists share their passion for the French language and its various cultures with curious minds like yours. No need to speak French to come participate! Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of public programs (most in English), our wonderful library and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

The Alliance Française de Chicago is an independent not-for-profit organization and is not a French government agency.