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A French Thankgiving

The French don’t celebrate Thanksgiving but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a French flair to your celebration! Last year we offered suggestions on how…

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau - All marketing hype or just misunderstood?

It’s almost the third Thursday in November, almost time to uncork a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau - cue the trumpet fanfare, fireworks and general frenzy!…

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Fall Celebrations: Halloween and La Toussaint

Halloween and La Toussaint are two holidays that are celebrated back-to-back, one on October 31 and one on November 1. Both, however, are not celebrated…

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Looking ahead to new beginnings...
A message from President and Executive Director, Barbara Bouquegneau

Hope…this has been the world’s currency for the past 19 months. Qui aurait cru?

As daily life increasingly begins to resemble “normal,” I reflect on pandemic life’s challenges and how we responded with new initiatives. And I thank you, our French Cultural Center volunteers, members, and students for staying with us through it all...

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Fall in love: l’automne en France

I love New England all year long but I have to admit that I have a coup de coeur for the fall season. What is…

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Les Vendanges -The Grape Harvest

While we’re surrounded by caramel apples and all-things-pumpkin in New England, across the pond in France, les vendanges are coming to a close. The word…

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Rentrée Recap

Think of this as our “What we did on our summer vacation” post, French-style. Even without our building at 53 Marlborough Street, the Center was…

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La semaine du goût, what is it?

During the week of October 11th to 17th, the 32nd edition of La semaine du goût will take place in France.This year’s theme: Le goût…

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Focus on French Fashion

Do you like French fashion? I love it. Sure, couture creations are pricey and may seem a bit silly but that doesn’t stop me from…

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Meet Amy Harlowe

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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Upcoming Events

Health & Fitness

Barre en français: November Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary online!

Monday, November 29, 2021 9:00 AM To 10:00 AM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

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Member Event

FCC Travel Club: Holiday Edition!

IN-PERSON Member EVENT AT LA VOILE BROOKLINE

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Do you enjoy traveling to France and other French-speaking places? If so, join us for Travel Club. This month invite you to discover the festive region of Alsace where we'll learn more about the area AND partake in a wine tasting!

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte: L'hiver

In-person story time is back!

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:00 PM To 4:45 PM

We invite parents and children (ages 2+) to come to the Cambridge Public Library (Community Room) for an in person winter themed story time in French!

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