Promoting French Culture and Language
in the Greater Lynchburg Area for over 50 Years

January 25, 2015

Bonne Année Lynchurg!!

#BonjourLynchburg !!  News from your Alliance Française.

So far, 2015 is shaping up to be a good year.  We do not forget those we lost last year, but in their memory, we persevere in our mission to spread our love for French language and culture.  Link to our recently departed group president's obituary.

Upcoming Events
-Conversations with Solange – starting January 29
-French Immersion Dinner at Mangia – Tuesday, February 10, 7 p.m.
-Mardi Gras Celebration – Tuesday, February 17, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Conversations With Solange
Westminster Canterbury, 501 V.E.S. Road, Terrace (Lower) Level, Activity Room
Thursdays:   Jan. 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2.  
4:30 – 5:30 pm

Immersion Dinner
We have an exciting February planned for you so far.  Our monthly dinner is planned for 7 p.m., February 10, at Mangia on Rivermont Avenue.  RSVP to

La Chandeleur
On February 17, we have a party planned to celebrate La Chandeleur !  RSVP to

More News

French Language Classes
We are planning a new semester of French classes!  Planned to start in March.  If you are interested, the more the merrier, so tell your friends, too!  Please let us know as soon as possible—write to

French Cooking Classes
We would like to know who’s interested in taking a French cooking class!  The timeframe would be around April.  We can only do this if we get enough interest.  Registration will be in the form of sending a check for payment at least 72 hours in advance of the class.  Let us know if you are interested by sending an email to and we will keep you informed when we plan the class!