Un grand merci à vous for renewing. 2021 membership cards have been mailed out, let us know if you didn’t receive yours. If you are not able to formally join us, kindly consider making a donation to help promote Franco-American friendship.
Monday, June 21st, 6:30 | Concert
Members may be interested in this free concert, supporting the goals of the Paris Climate Accord.
Tuesday, July 13th, 7:00–9:00 Pre-Bastille Jazz, Sailing and Wine Tasting
Step aboard the Shearwater for a wine and jazz concert cruise around New York harbor. The hustle, bustle, and noise of the city turn into the sweet, cool rhythms of bebop, smoky blues, ballads, and other jazz standards as you sail smoothly out into the harbor, all with the backdrop of the NYC skyline.
Manhattan by Sail proudly partners with Jazz Generation, an indispensable NYC based organization that facilitates meaningful partnerships between musicians and venues as well as supporting musical education and playing opportunities for kids around the city. Their donation based program Keyed UP! allows us to host some of NYC’s most sought after jazz musicians for your enjoyment.
Enjoy a Pre-Bastille night out with members and friends, it’s a fantastic way for music lovers and wine aficionados alike to enjoy the city from a different point of view aboard a historic vessel. Enjoy an evening of drinks, great music, stunning views, and wonderful photo opportunities!
Board the SHEARWATER at North Cove Marina-Brookfield Place, arrive promptly at 7:00 to board, launch at 7:30. Directions here.
Post Cruise Dinner at Liberty Bistro
Enjoy an hors d’oeuvres, main course, dessert, wine, tax and tip at Liberty Bistro at Le District after the cruise.Heirloom Tomato Salad
Tuesday, July 13th, 6:30 | Non-judgmental Français
An opportunity to practice your (possibly fractured) French at all levels around various topics.
Thomas Garret has been involved in the Paris American Club since 2014. Born and raised in Paris, Thomas came to New York in 2008 to pursue his career in cinematography, and fell in love with the vibrant energy of the city. He has since transitioned to the fields of emerging technologies and design, and is his love of New York remains, although the boulangeries and charcuteries of France still beckon.
Cette semaine, nous parlerons de…
Récemment, nous avons parlé de nos plans d’été, de la réalisation de nos raisons pour aimer la culture française, de nos rêves, de l’hiver, des programmes de télévision en France, des fêtes, de la liberté d’expression, des élections aux EU, de l’ONU, de l’écologie et les gestes individuels pour sauver la planète, de la mer, des loisirs, de la mode, du vocabulaire autour du vin et de notre poésie préférée. Le groupe a aussi abordé des sujets comme: Comment rendre notre société plus inclusive, moins raciste? On a raconté notre dé-confinement et ses défis, la période d’histoire préférée, les habitudes personnelles, les vacances, des expressions et l’argot. Vous trouverez ici la liste des faux-amis et les femmes françaises préférées.Deleted:
“The French conversation hour was great. Made me realize that I need to speak French more (as in more than never). Mathieu you’re a fantastic moderator!” –Terrence M. Bennett, Attorney-at-Law, Bennett & Samios
Meeting ID: 746 830 157
Password required, sent via e-newsletter to members, request it at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prepare in advance and login five minutes before 6:30 pm, especially first-time participants:
- Logging in from a laptop is better, but a phone or tablet work, keep in mind your background, avoid glare;
- Make sure you are using the latest version of Zoom and that your audio (speaker and microphone) and camera are working on both your device and in Zoom;
- Hit download app when prompted, then enter meeting ID and password, click use computer audio;
- Enjoy your favorite apéro and hors d’oeuvres;
- Non-judgmental Français will end at approximately 7:15.
Calendar of Live and On-line Meetings 2021 (As of 6/4/21)
Meetings take place on the 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise specified.
|Jan 12||Français||Favorite TV Programs||Zoom|
Annual Meeting, Honorary Guest M. le Consul Général, Jérémie Robert, Memorial for Kevin MacCarthy
Mardi Gras, Paul Glenshaw, The Lafayette Escadrille
|Mar 9||Français||La réalisation de nos rêves||Zoom|
|Mar 16||Apéro/Dinner||Sandrine Mehrez-Kukurudz on Les auteurs francophones||Zoom|
|April 13||Français||La réalisation de nos rêves (suite)||Zoom|
|April 20||Soirée||April in Paris Soirée||The Kimberly|
|May 11||Français||Comment avez-vous découvert votre amour pour la culture française?||Zoom|
|May 18||Reception||New Members 2020/21||Château Village|
|June 13||Brunch||Roland Garros Finals||Monte’s|
|June 8||Français||Les vacances d’été||Zoom|
|June 15||Lunch||Photographer Miles Ladin||NAC|
|July 13||Cruise||Pre-Bastille Celebration||TBA|
|July 14||TBA||Bastille Day||TBA|
|Aug 17||Cocktail||Après-work Apéro, Summer en ville||Le Baratin|
|Sept 19||Lunch||Palio & Pétanque (Permit & weather permitting)||Minetta St|
|Sept 21||Dinner||Author Edmund White||NAC|
|Oct 19||Dinner||Ellie Abdi and Patricia Forelle on Marie Antoinette||NAC|
|Oct 29||Dinner||Cabaret Français||NAC|
|Nov 16||Cocktail||Soirée d’automne||TBA|
|Nov 30||Cocktail||Sandrine Mehrez-Kukurudz on Francophone authors||NAC|
|Dec 14||Fête||Holiday Party||TBA|
Telescope Film, the definitive resource for finding films and series from around the world, has recently partnered with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US to present French Streams, a weekly selection of the best of French cinema available online. Every week, French Streams rounds up five of the greatest French films, carefully curated around a theme, and Telescope provides different options to watch them online. Recent selections have featured women directors, animation, and films for Earth Day.
Calendar of Live and On-line Meetings 2022 (As of 6/3/21)
Meetings take place on the 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise specified. 6:30 for Français on Zoom, 7:00 for dinners/soirées.
Ski Weekend with the Swiss Ski Club
|April 19||Soirée||April in Paris||TBA|
|May 17||Reception||New Members 2022||Château Village|
|June 5||Brunch||Roland Garros Finals||Monte’s|
|July 12||Cocktail||Pre-Bastille Celebration & Français||TBA|
|July 14||Bastille Day|
|Aug 16||Cocktail||Après-work Apéro, Summer en ville||Le Baratin|
|Sept 18||Lunch||Palio & Pétanque (Permit & weather permitting)||Minetta St|
|Nov 15||Cocktail||Soirée d’automne||TBA|
|Dec 13||Dinner||Holiday Party||NAC|