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BONJOUR FRANCOPHONES & FRANCOPHILES!

I invite you all to join us. Members are beginners, intermediate, fluent, and native speakers of all ages, and all backgrounds.

N'hésitez pas à nous rejoindre!

A BIENTÔT!

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Tons of Activities in FRENCH: Wine Tastings, Hikes, Crêpes Parties, Movies, Potluck, Yoga Classes, Board Games, BBQ, Museum Guided Tours, Dinners, Dance Classes, and MORE

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Upcoming events (4+)

Une soirée à l'ambassade de France

Needs a location

$45.00

How about traveling to France without airport hustle, jet lag,...etc? This event is a showcase of France and French culture.

  • 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 the Embassy's chefs will be served

  • We will have an Open Bar featuring French wines & drinks.

I organized this event, in collaboration with the Embassy and The French-American Chamber of Commerce (I am proudly a member).

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.

Ticket Price

The price of the ticket is :

  1. $45 - Up until _______
  2. $ 55 - Between _____ and __, 201
  3. $ 65 - Between ______ and ___,201

Please get your early bird ticket at your earliest convenience.

Dress Code :

Business/Cocktail Attire

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.

Refund & Ticket Resell

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 RSVPed 'YES' 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" through their Meetup profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) letting us know the full name and Meetup profile URL (if a member) 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 'PATIO' Happy Hour [LIMITED FREE TIX. BUT RSVP IS REQUIRED ON EVENTBITE]

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/language-exchange-saturday-patio-happy-hour-tickets-170353162896). RSVPing only on the Meetup Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED DUE TO COVID.

ABOUT THE EVENT

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.

Enjoy a 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 is Union Station.

Parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking. We highly encourage you to take a ride share or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

French Caribbean Dance Soirée @ The French Embassy (Zouk, Kompa, Kizomba,...)

Needs a location

$29.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from Eventbrite link ( https://www.eventbrite.com/e/french-caribbean-dance-soiree-the-french-embassy-tickets-25470332450 ).

Let us show you the caribbean side of the French/Francophonie culture. We will be spinning Zouk, Soca, Merengue, Kompa, Kizomba and Reggae. On top of that, a live band will be playing.

Ticket includes one tropical welcome punch and All-You-Can-Eat tropical buffet from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGeBDwcJYEk

Ticket Price :

$ 29 - Up until May 30th, 2016

$ 39 - Between May 30th and June 20th, 2016

$ 49 - Between June 20th and noon June 24th, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NDAEJ0Eyu0

Dress Code:

Whatever you feel comfortable dancing in!

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.

Refund & Ticket Resell

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 RSVPed 'YES' 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" through their Meetup profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) letting us know the full name and Meetup profile URL (if a member) of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

Metro & Parking Info

There is no metro station close by. However, the D6 bus make a stop in front of the Embassy.

There will be no parking inside the Embassy. Public parking is available on Reservoir Rd and across the street at Georgetown University Hospital's pay lot.

French 'Tuesday' Happy Hour

Needs a location

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.

Enjoy a 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 :

The opening of the Silver Line Metro Station made the Tysons Corner very accessible. To get to the Restaurant, you just have to cut through the Mall and take the exit by Bloomingdale's. Then walk a block to Leesburg Pike.

Closest Metro Station is Tysons Corner. Also, please take into account Metro's Weekend Track Work & Service Adjustments. Please check it on http://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly.

Parking is free! They have more than 200 slots in the building.

Past events (314)

Vernissage (Art Exhibition)

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