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Afternoon French Conversation in Metropolitan DC est un groupe pour tous les francophones.

L'objectif du groupe est de promouvoir des rencontres intéressantes entre des personnes de même sensibilité pour parler le français dans un milieu détendu. Nos activités comprennent : Happy Hours, Soirées de danse, Cours de français, Cinémathèques, Visites de musée guidé, Dégustations de vin, Pique-niques, Cours de cuisine, Clubs de lecture et ainsi de suite.

Le groupe est ouvert à tous quelque soit votre niveau, que vous soyez débutant ou bien que le Français soit votre langue maternelle.

Afternoon French Conversation in Metropolitan DC is a group for all Francophones.

We bring people together to speak French in a relaxed environment. Our events include : Happy Hours, Dance Soirees, French Courses, Movie Viewings, Guided Museum Tours, Wine Tastings, Picnics, Cooking Classes, Book Clubs and so on.

This group is open to all levels of French speakers, from novice to native fluency.

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Upcoming events (5+)

FRENCH HAPPY HOUR {Wednesday Edition}

Ozio Rooftop Lounge

Venez apprécier l'ambiance chaleureuse d'une conversation en français autour d'un verre de vin et d'apéritifs à moitié prix. C'est ouvert à tous quelque soit votre niveau, que vous soyez débutant ou bien que le Français soit votre langue maternelle. It is irresistible, to enjoy French convo with half-priced appetizers, glass of wine and rail drinks. The Event is open to all levels of French language, from beginners to native fluency. METRO & PARKING INFO Closest Metro Station are : 1. Farragut North (Please take the L Street Exit) 2. Farragut West (Please take the 18th Street Exit) 3. Dupont Circle (Please take the 'Dupont South' Exit) Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there is a parking garage on 1900 M St. NW, for $ 8 after 5 pm.

Weekly French Conversation Meetup

1920 G St NW

Share a glass of wine or juice with lively and intelligent French conversation from 6-7 pm Thursdays at the United Church, 1920 G St. NW DC. The cost is $5/meeting. Dinner afterwards is optional. We get to mix up with the group at the beginning and sit with one or two French speakers. The introduction session starts at 6:30 pm and new comers will be given a chance to introduce themselves to the group. Around 6:45 pm, we break up again into smaller cells. We finish at 7:00 pm, unless you want to go for diner. The Meeting Room of the Church is located behind the parking lot of the Church. Please, be advised that the parking lot of the Church is only for Church members. 1) Arriving by Metro: The closest metro stations are Farragut North and Farragut West. Foggy Bottom is also an option. The entrance of the meeting room, is at the end of the parking lot of the Church, besides the Church. 2)Arriving by car: There are public parking lots close to the church. The least expensive is the Marvin Center Garage (http://www.gwu.edu/~p...) . It's located between 22nd & 21st Streets and cost only $8.00 after 6:00pm. 3) Meter parking is also an option. It is around $ 0.25 for 8 minutes. A bientôt!

Winter Reception At The Embassy of France

Embassy of France (La Maison Francaise)

$45.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-reception-at-the-embassy-of-france-tickets-49775222029). RSVPing ONLY on the Meetup page, doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ABOUT THE EVENT How about traveling to France without airport hustle, jet lag,...etc? This event is a showcase of France and French culture. This is NOT a wine tasting event as such. However, it is all-you-can-drink French Wines Event (few selected French wines though). - We will meet and socialize with French professionals, business people and diplomates at the Event - Buffet Campagnard (Typical french style finger food buffet) prepared by Chef Mark Courseille of Le Café Descartes of the Embassy will be served. The buffet is a finger food buffet. It is not considered as dinner. - We will have an Open Bar featuring French wines & drinks. - The Event is a Stand Up Reception. However, if you need to be seated for medical reasons or if you need a handicap access, please let us know 24 hours before the Event, so that we can arrange. - The Event is not a dancing event. - Event is 21+. We organized this event, in collaboration with the Embassy and The French-American Chamber of Commerce (We are proudly a member). Dress Code : Reception/Cocktail Attire Payment Instructions : 1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button. 2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for. 3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card". 4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal. https://s.evbuc.com/https_proxy?url=http%3A%2F%2Fphotos3.meetupstatic.com%2Fphotos%2Fevent%2Fb%2F0%2F4%2F6%2F600_434805126.jpeg&sig=ADR2i7_mmCkN88hR5N7W7ZISrlVOxTAnQg Parking & Metro Info : Parking on the Embassy's premises is not allowed. However, street parking is free. There is no metro station close by. Hence, we highly recommend a shared ride. https://s.evbuc.com/https_proxy?url=http%3A%2F%2Fphotos3.meetupstatic.com%2Fphotos%2Fevent%2Fb%2F0%2Fe%2F0%2F600_434805280.jpeg&sig=ADR2i7_QWfkfoPx2aAJzQuJTcKYhOoBjTQ Refund & Ticket Resell Policy All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who purchased tickets advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time. However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name and contact details of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

FRENCH HAPPY HOUR {SATURDAY EDITION 5-9 pm}

Ozio Lounge

Venez apprécier l'ambiance chaleureuse d'une conversation en français autour d'un verre de vin et d'apéritifs à moitié prix. C'est ouvert à tous quelque soit votre niveau, que vous soyez débutant ou bien que le Français soit votre langue maternelle. It is irresistible, to enjoy French convo with half-priced appetizers, glass of wine and rail drinks. The Event is open to all levels of French language, from beginners to native fluency. METRO & PARKING INFO Closest Metro Station are : 1. Farragut North (Please take the L Street Exit) 2. Farragut West (Please take the 18th Street Exit) 3. Dupont Circle (Please take the 'Dupont South' Exit) Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there is a parking garage on 1900 M St. NW, for $ 8 after 5 pm.

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Weekly French Conversation Meetup

1920 G St NW

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