Calendar of Events

Friday, January 24, 2014



The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest is partnering with Seattle-based, international non-profit Startup Weekend to organize a weekend-long entrepreneurial event with special emphasis on European business professionals and their local counterparts. (more…)

Friday, January 17, 2014

Highlights of the Canals and Rivers of France

canal in southern France

On Friday, January 17 at 6:15 pm, the Alliance will host a presentation by Neil and Joan Malling on the highlights of the canals and rivers of France. (more…)

Friday, January 10, 2014

French Masters on Jan. 10


The Alliance holds monthly sessions where the focus is on practicing French and public speaking skills at the same time. New attendees to these sessions are very welcome. (more…)

Monday, December 23, 2013

Fêtes de Noël at Al’s Den in the Crystal Hotel


McMenamin’s Al’s Den in the Crystal Hotel will feature a French-influenced show on Monday, December 23, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (more…)

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Winter Term: Limited Openings


Interested in polishing your French in 2014? Our most popular term of the year is the one that runs from January to March. Read on for highlights! (more…)

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

French Business Networking on Dec. 10 


On Tuesday, December 10, at 6:30 pm, the Alliance will host, with the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC), a networking event for French-speaking business professionals. (more…)

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Storytelling: L’heure du conte


This one-hour afternoon storytelling in French, from 2-3 pm on Saturday, Dec. 7, “Vive le vent d’hiver” – is for adults and children (age 3-10). Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. (more…)

Babar and Piano Music for Children


The Alliance Française is pleased to promote an independently organized afternoon of piano music and stories for children on Saturday, Dec. 7, 1-2 pm at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis Street, Portland, OR 97202. (more…)

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Holiday Open House Dec. 5


The Alliance will hold its holiday Portes Ouvertes (Open House) event on Thursday, December 5, from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm at the historic Kamm House at 1425 SW 20th Avenue. (more…)

Friday, November 22, 2013

La Fête du Beaujolais Nouveau


Portland’s 12th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 6pm at the Heathman in downtown Portland (1001 SW Broadway). (more…)

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