Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 16, 2019


What:   “American Samurai in France: Japanese Americans Liberate Bruyères-en-Vosges, October, 1944”

                  Presented by Dr. James T. McIlwain, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience, Brown University.

                 This is the story of the U.S. 442 Regimental Combat Team composed largely of Japanese-Americans who liberated villages in the Vosges region of France during World War II.

Where:  The Redwood Library

                 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

When: Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m

Cost: This event is free to members of The Alliance Française of Newport and members of The Redwood Library.

RSVP:  Reservations are necessary.

                RSVP by May 9, 2019 to afnewportri@gmail.com

Sunday, May 19, 2019


What: An Afternoon of Pétanque!

Pétanque is a quintessential French sport which has its roots in Provence and is now being played in Newport.

Where: At an Alliance member’s home in Newport

When: Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Cost: This event is free to members of The Alliance Française of Newport.

RSVP:  Reservations are necessary. 

RSVP by May 14th to afnewportri@gmail.com to reserve a space and to obtain details about the location.

Other: Wine and pastries will be provided!

                Please bring an hors d’oeuvre if you are able to do so.

Thursday, June 6, 2019


 What: Celebration of the completion of the Rochambeau Monument

Where: King Park, 

               Wellington Avenue, Newport, RI

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 5:30pm

Please plan to join us as we celebrate the special bond between the people of France and The United States over the centuries on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. 

This event is open to the public!

Monday, July 15, 2019


Celebration of Bastille Day

Monday, July 15, 2019
The Conanicut  Yacht Club
40 Bay View Drive
Jamestown, RI
 
11:30 a.m. Registration and Wine Reception
Luncheon served at noon
 
Guest Speaker
Maria D’Amario: “The Art of the Revolution”
 
Cost: $ 45 which includes wine with meal.
            $ 55 non-members
 
Menu:
First Course:
Vichyssoise with Chive Oil
 
Main Course:
Braised Duck Leg
Salad of Yellow Beets, Pea Greens, Marcona Almonds with Tahini Dressing
           or
Vegetarian Offering of Eggplant Parmesan
 
Dessert:
Salted Caramel Custard
 
Wine, Coffee and Tea included
 
Reservations and Payment must be made by July 8th. Space is limited.
 
RSVP to afnewportri@gmail.com
 
Please indicate your choice of Meal.
 
Please make check payable to Alliance Française of Newport and mail to AFN at P.O. Box 361, Newport, RI 02840 or make a credit card payment by using the Donate Button found on the Main Page of this Web site.



 

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