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French desserts and the stories behind them

I consider myself a foodie, and my favorite thing to do is to go to restaurants, try new food, and beyond this, I absolutely love…

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A different kind of summer reading

Summer reading is often thought of as having to be “light”: romance novels are marketed as being ideal for the beach, as are quick thrillers…

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The FCC Staff's Favorite summer songs

Summer is definitely here and at the Center we wanted to share with you our favorite summer songs. We hope you will enjoy them as…

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French Idioms You Can Use This Summer

I feel that the hardest part of learning a new language is learning its idiomatic expressions. They can change from region to region, family to…

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Why you should watch "Standing Up" on Netflix

“Standing Up” (Drôle) has been on Netflix since March 2022, and if you haven’t already watched it, I highly recommend you check it out. Created…

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La Fête de la Musique

Each year on June 21, many countries throughout the world celebrate la Fête de la musique. This world-wide celebration urges people to play and enjoy…

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Meet John Strachan

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Comedy Scenes Every Francophile Should Know - Part 2

Click here if you missed part 1! #6 - Le Père Noël est une ordure (Jean-Marie Poiré, 1982) Pierre is a snobby volunteer at a…

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Traveling in France with the family this summer?

Memorial Day is to summer as Friday night is to the weekend - it brings such hope, promise and anticipation for fun times ahead! My…

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Comedy Scenes Every Francophile Should Know - Part 1

Have you ever felt left out of an inside joke? Have you ever nodded along awkwardly during a conversation you didn’t know the cultural reference…

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

Architecture lovers, join us for a 90-minute evening stroll to discover Brookline’s Cottage Farm Historic District.

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Discussion Group

Alors... Conversation Group

In-person, Indoor Event in French

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Seeking opportunities to speak French? Join us for our popular members-only conversation gathering.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00 PM To 1:00 PM

Vous venez d'arriver aux Etats-Unis et vous êtes un peu perdus face aux choix des assurances? Rejoignez Sandra Hodgdon pour un séminaire sur les assurances auto, habitation (maison, appartement, location) et umbrella aux Etats-unis.

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