Franco-American Collection

Upcoming Francophonie Events - March 2019

Date/Time

What

Where

March 2nd

6 to 10PM

 Mardi Gras Dinner & Dance Party

Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. Lewiston, ME 04240

March 5th

6 to 9PM

Francophonie Kick Off Fair

Mois de la Francophonie Meet and Greet Launch event

French Cultural Center, 53 Marlborough St.

Boston, MA 02116

March 8th

4 to 5:30PM

What is Home?

International Women’s Day Celebration

 

The Collection invites the public to come and share their stories of home, hear others' experiences and perspectives, and reflect on how we can build a shared sense of home that celebrates our differences alongside our common values and dreams.

 

Katie Theriault and Zahra Houssein will help guide the presentation and discussion.

Franco-American Collection, Room 170, 51 Westminster St, Lewiston, ME 04240  

March 14th

11:30AM to 1PM

La Rencontre

Presentation by the Ecole Francaise du Maine

Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. Lewiston, ME 04240

March 15th

1:30 to 2:30PM

French Sing-Along

Franco-American Collection, Room 170, 51 Westminster St, Lewiston, ME 04240

March 17th

(Time?)

Visit from French students from NYU, meal and cultural exchange

Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. Lewiston, ME 04240

March 18th

7 to 8:30PM

Concert by Canadian Trad group Vishten

Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. Lewiston, ME 04240

March 19th

(Time?)

Morning

International Francophonie Day event

 

Augusta Hall of Flags or Governor’s Office

March 19th

4 to 5:30PM

“Know Nothings and Klansmen - Anti-Franco Feelings in Maine”

 

James Myall will speak about Immigration and Discrimination and the impact of the Klu Klux Klan on Catholic Franco-American Discrimination; yesterday and today.

Signing of Quebec Fleur de Lys Agreement

Reception with opportunity to meet Marie Claude Francoeur, Quebec delegate and Arneau Memtré, Consul General from France in Boston

Franco-American Collection, Roome 170, 51 Westminster St, Lewiston, ME 04240

March 25th

6:30 to 8:30PM

French Documentary Film: Un Jour, Une Histoire: Simone Veil, l'instinct de vie

Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. Lewiston, ME 04240