For most of our members who have already renewed, un grand merci!
If you haven’t done so yet, please renew your membership for 2023 before the end of January.
It’s also an ideal time to join for the first time. Applications may be found on the Membership/Join Us page of this site.
Tuesday | February 7, 2023 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm |Cocktail Reception for Prospective New Members |National Arts Club |15 Gramercy Park South | New York, NY 10003
Members are invited to bring at least one guest to a cocktail reception to introduce them to our club and the National Arts Club.
There will be a brief presentation of the club, wines and hors d’oeuvres, and a tour of the National Arts Club by Francis Dubois.
*Minimum two (2): Member + Guest. Only enter the two digits of your credit card expiration date, example: 03/26.
Monday | February 13, 2023 | 7:00 pm|Raclette Dinner | L’Ena Wine Bar | 10 Morton Street (btw Bleecker & Seventh Ave) | New York, NY 10014
After a plate of escargots, make your own raclette (a dish consisting of cheese melted over a fire and then scraped onto bread or boiled potatoes) in this casual, intimate West Village wine bar.
We will be there to demonstrate for first-time raclette makers.
*Only enter the two digits of your credit card expiration date, example: 03/26.
Friday, February 17, 5 pm — Monday Feb 20, 11 pm | Presidents Ski Weekend Bus Trip to Vermont with the Swiss Ski Club
Join members of the Swiss Ski Club at their beautiful lodge in Vermont.
Register here. PAC Members in Good Standing for 2023, email email@example.com for the special registration code for the member discount of $499, regular non-member rate is $539.
Tuesday | March 7, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm | Après-work Apéro | St Tropez | 194 Spring Street | SoHo | New York, NY 10012
Join members and friends for a casual apéro and hors d’ouvres. This is also an opportunity to practice one’s possibly fractured français. Registration includes hors d’oeuvres and the first drink; cash bar after that.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 | 7 pm | Dinner | National Arts Club | 15 Gramercy Park South | New York, NY 10003
Dr. Ellie Abdi is a researcher and faculty member in various US institutions, in addition to being an Associé de recherche and Professeur associé at the Université de Reims and an Advisor for the Physical Activity Office at The American University of Paris. Dr. Abdi’s research, interviews, and articles have not merely been published in various international and national peer-reviewed journals and sites; she is an invited guest and keynote speaker at many scientific conferences. Ellie holds a Master of Education in Philosophy for Children from Montclair State University in New Jersey and an Education Doctorate from North Central University in San Diego, with a dissertation on learning disabilities.
Tentative Calendar of Meetings 2023 (As of 1/23/22)
|Jan 10||Dinner||Annual Meeting State of the Club w/Intro by David Doty, President of the NAC and Wine Tasting by David Lincoln Ross||NAC|
|Jan 17||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|Feb 7||Reception||Prospective New Member Reception 6:00-8:00||NAC|
|Feb 17-20||Ski||Presidents Weekend Ski Trip w/Swiss Ski Club||Vermont|
|Mar 7||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|Mar 14||Dinner||Speaker Ellie Abdi: Antecedents of the French revolution in the American revolution||NAC|
|Mar 20||Lecture||Le Mime Marceau, Centennial Birthday||NAC|
|April 11||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|April 25||Cocktail||April in Paris, Statue of Le Petit Prince w/Stacey Schiff, author of biography of Saint Exupéry||Villa Albertine|
|May 9||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
French and English Poetry by Isabelle Ballot
New Members 2022 and 2023
|June 11||Brunch||Roland Garros Men’s Finals||Monte’s|
|June 13||Dinner||Nicolas de Rivière, French Representative to the United Nations||NAC|
|June 20||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|July 11||Cruise||Pre-Bastille Sail on the Shearwater||North Cove Marina|
|July 14||Festival||Bastille Day||TBA|
|Sept 12||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|Sept 19||Dinner||Speaker Irene Finel-Honigman on US/European relations||NAC|
|Oct 10||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|Oct 17||Dinner||Speaker TBA||NAC|
|Nov 7||Apéro||Après-work Apéro 6-7:15||St Tropez|
|Nov 14||Cocktail||Soirée d’automne||TBA|
|Dec 12||Dinner||Holiday Party||NAC|
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