AFNWCT 2016 Pétanque League

Thanks to our two experienced niçois members, Jean-Marie and Marcel, the Alliance Française of Northwestern CT had for the first time a Pétanque league that ran from June through October 2016. Trainings were held at in May so that each “non-initiated” player could learn the proper techniques, the rules of the game and some strategy.…

Give Local Update

During the recent GIVE LOCAL of Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills fund raising campaign the Alliance Francaise of Northwestern Connecticut was extremely fortunate to receive $1720 from more than 25 generous members and friends. We recently received the information regarding the website transaction fees – slightly reduced to compensate for the website glitches that happened…

Give Local 2016 Events – May 3 & 4

7PM TUESDAY UPDATE: Around 10:30 AM on Tuesday, the online giving website portals stopped operating correctly – CCF is requesting that no one try to give until Wednesday morning. We will keep you updated on FB. What is Give Local 2016?    Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills, hosted by the Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF),…

LA FÊTE DU 1er MAI

One of my favorite French traditions is giving bouquets of Muguets (Lily of the Valley) to friends and family members for the 1st of May.  I love its fragrance and their delicate bells-shaped white flowers accented against the tall green leaves make a beautiful display – indoors and out. The Muguet, originally from Asia and…

Bonne Année!

J’espère que vous avez tous passé de bonnes fêtes de fin d’année et vous souhaite beaucoup de bonheur, de la joie et surtout, une bonne santé pour 2016! Happy New Year! I hope you all had great end-of-year holidays and wish you happiness, joy and especially good health for 2016! Winter Session French classes There’s…