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The Alliance Française holds cultural events throughout the year, large and small. They are mostly in English and are open to the public. Come join us!

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Events Policy

The member discount is applicable for one ticket per member.
Guests must pay the non-member price. Please note that a reservation is only confirmed upon receiving payment.

If tickets are available, the Alliance can accept payment at the door by credit card, check, or cash.


  • Registration for Alliance Française events can be made in person at our office, over the phone, by mail, or through the web site.
  • Please make all checks payable to: Alliance Française de Portland. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Cancellations & Refunds:

  • Refunds will be automatically issued if the Alliance cancels an event.
  • If you need to cancel your registration for an event, you must do so at least 24 hours prior to the start of the program, and you will be fully credited toward a future event.
  • Refunds must be requested in writing no less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled event and will incur a 4% credit card processing fee.

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Winter Term January 7 - March 16, 2019
Monday, January 07, 2019 - Saturday, March 16, 2019
Winter Term January 7 - March 16, 2019

Winter Term at the Alliance Française offers French classes for all levels of student, from true beginner to advanced.

Sign up online through the French Classes tab or in person at the Alliance office.

We're pleased to offer Art classes in 5-week sessions as well as a new Music class taught by Eric John Kaiser, Portland's French Troubador. Find out more from Eric himself at our Open House.

Among the regular 10 week classes offerings, you'll find the core Saison and Edito series. Winter Term also includes the popular Cuisine course from Francine and Regions from Marie-Pierre.

Be sure to visit us at the Winter Open House and Holiday Market, December 6, from 6:30-8:30.

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Galettes des Rois – An Annual French Tradition
Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Galettes des Rois – An Annual French Tradition

On January 27 the Alliance will hold its annual celebration featuring tasty galettes des rois, in recognition of the traditional French holiday, la Fête des Rois (Feast of the Kings).

Come learn about the tradition and sample fresh-baked galettes (King’s Cake) from St. Honoré. The presentation by the Alliance's Elene Zedginidze will be in English and includes French vocabulary.

Open to all ages and includes a raffle for a fresh-baked galette to take home. Reserve in advance, $8 for Alliance members and $10 for non-members; refreshments and galettes will be served.

Click here for online reservations for the Sunday, January 27, 2:30 p.m. presentation.


(Photo courtesy of St. Honoré Boulangerie.)

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Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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