Franco-American Collection

French Sing-Along - 11/16

The public and all ages are invited to join The University of Southern Maine’s Franco-American Collection at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16 for an hour of songs, jigs and reels.  The event takes place in room 170 of USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College.


This month’s repertoire will include Holiday melodies alongside traditional French favorites in the session led by Aliette Couturier, Helène Sylvain, Irene Mercier, and Jacynthe Jacques; all accompanied by Jeanette Gregoire on piano.  

People who attend are encouraged to contribute their own songs and stories, and some light refreshments will be served.

Lyrics will be provided, and no knowledge of French is required. In case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed until Tuesday, November 22 at the same time and venue.  For more information, call the Franco-American Collection’s Coordinator, James Myall, at 753-6545. 

Giving to the Collection

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The operation of the Franco-American Collection, its educational programs and the preservation of its materials are dependent on your generosity. 

Find out more about giving to the Collection through the University of Southern Maine. 

Under "Gift Details," click on "Gifts to specific...".  In the pop-up box, click the first box "Other..." then "Continue." That will take you back to the main form but now you will be able to write in "Franco-American Collection" to direct your donation correctly.

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