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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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Crafting the Perfect Bastille Day Menu

The Center’s Bastille Day celebration has been a decades-long summer staple in the Back Bay neighborhood. La Fête Nationale, celebrated on le quatorze juillet, marks…

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Promenade au zoo en français / Let’s visit the zoo in French

This month we are visiting the zoo en français. In order to make the most of this event, we have prepared a list of French…

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Your Support is Needed...

In our latest donor letter, Ned Connolly shares with us why he believes the French Cultural Center is important and why he gives.

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Celebrate fête de la musique with DIY instruments en français !

As we wrote for our blog last year, la fête de la musique is an international celebration, started in France, held on June 21st. The…

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Exercising the Mind and Body

The FCC and Chloé Mizuta have been offering virtual barre classes en français since the start of the pandemic. Have you taken one of these popular classes yet?…

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Bandes Dessinées for All Readers on Hoopla: Part 1

A beloved storytelling format referred to as “The Ninth Art,” bandes dessinées (BDs) are literally translated as “drawn strips” and are unique from similar graphic…

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Business French, Part 3, Les métiers

We’re back with our business series (here's part one and part two) and today we’re tackling occupations, notably those that are a little more advanced…

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À chaque mois ses dictons!

Pour maîtriser totalement une langue, il faut aussi en connaître sa culture et, notamment, ses dictons! La langue française regorge de dictons pour toutes les…

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Balade sur Seine

During the pandemic the walk has made a major comeback. I have always been a fan, so I am more than happy to see them…

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Upcoming Events

Author Talk

Live from France with Award-Winning Author Janet Skeslien Charles

Virtual Author Talk with a New York Times bestselling author

Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Lovers of Paris, join us for an interview with award-winning author Janet Skeslien Charles, who will discuss her last book The Paris Library!

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Health & Fitness

Barre en français: September Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary online!

Monday, September 27, 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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Monday, September 27, 2021 5:30 PM To 6:30 PM

Join us in reading L'Élégance du hérisson by Muriel Barbery for the library's book club en français!

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