Nouvelles de l'Alliance
News from your French Language & Culture Center in Sacramento
March 29, 2018

Spring Dinner Gala: Une Soirée à Cannes!

We are very excited to announce our first Dinner Gala on the 15th floor of 1201 K street!  With food by Brasserie Capitale, wine, music and dancing, this soirée will make you feel as though you're walking up the red carpet of le palais des  festivals and into a glamorous night in Cannes!

We still have room if you would like to enroll in French classes. Follow the links to get started!

Marc is back for a limited time and will be hosting another exciting Soirée Jeux!

You can now look over candidate statements and send in your vote for the annual board member membership meeting!

Spread the word to high schoolers who are looking to take the AP French exam!

A bientôt!  
Spring Gala: 'Une Soirée à Cannes'
Saturday, May 19, 

We are very excited to announce our first Dinner Gala, Une Soirée à Cannes!

The event will take place on Saturday, May 19 on the 15th floor of the 1201 K Street Tower, offering panoramic views of downtown Sacramento.

Une Soirée à Cannes will be an elegant evening featuring a five-course Provençal-themed dinner specially created by Brasserie Capitale, fine wines, live music, dancing, and a silent auction. Feel like a glamorous movie star at Cannes!

Soirée tickets are $125 per person. 
Reserved tables for eight are available for $1000. Space is limited, so reserve early!

Tickets can be purchased HERE
or on our website HERE

Une Soirée à Cannes is a benefit for the Alliance Française Sacramento, a nonprofit French language and culture center founded in 2000. 

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, click here.

Spring 2018 session: Spaces still available in select classes! 

It is not too late to join!!

If you haven't already, hurry and enroll for our Spring
session of French classes that will run from
April 2 - June 11.

View our classes on our website or stop by the office to pick up a class list.

To enroll, visit our website at or
call our office at

To find our your level, take our online placement test HERE.

See you in class!

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Soirée Jeux!
Friday, April 6, 6:00-8:15pm

Do you want to practice your French in a new relaxed and fun environment? Come and play Taboo in French!

Minimum level: advanced beginners (A2 or higher).

Marc will guide the group as each player tries to get his or her teammates to guess words using verbal clues
- all in French!!

Limited to 12 players, there will be a pot-luck dinner - please bring food and drinks to share -
with time to socialize before play starts.

This event will take place in the Alliance library.
Tickets only $20 for an entertaining soirée!

RSVP by Thursday, 4/5
Pay online HERE or call the office at: 916-453-1723
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Annual Membership Meeting 
Saturday, April 21, 12-2pm

Please join us from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, April 21 for our Annual Membership Meeting to hear the annual report, vote for board members, participate in an open discussion forum, and share a potluck luncheon.

As a membership organization, we depend on you, our members, to elect our Board of Directors and help establish our goals for next year. This year, most of the current Board members whose terms are expiring will be standing for re-election. Whether attending the meeting or not, all current members may vote for and nominate directors.

Members may vote at the meeting, by email or by regular mail. 

If voting by mail, ballots must be received at the AF office by Thursday, April 19. If voting by email, please print the ballot ( here), make your vote, then scan your document and return by email to: 

Read candidate statements for both continuing and new board members. 

Please contact the office at or (916) 453-1723 to confirm your attendance and let us know which dish you will bring to share.

AP French Review Workshops
Saturday, March 24
10:00am - 12:30pm     


The Alliance Française de Sacramento is now offering a series of AP French review workshops on Saturdays to high school students who feel they need extra practice before the AP exam in May.

On Saturday, March 24, the workshop will cover the audio portion of the test. You will read practice tests and listen to the audio portion. You will then go over vocabulary and discuss the multiple choice questions.

$55 per workshop. Space is limited.
Contact the office for more details (916-453-1723). 

We hope you enjoy this e-newsletter. Feel free to send us your comments and feedback.

Alliance Française Sacramento



Spring Dinner Gala: "Une Soirée à Cannes",
Saturday, May 19th 6:00-10:00pm

Alliance Francaise Sacramento | 916-453-1723 |  |
2420 N Street, Suite 225
Sacramento, CA 95816