Upcoming events, fall 2016

Lecture: November 14, 2016, 7 PM, Drake University’s Meredith Hall 101. Dr. Eleanor Zeff, Associate Professor of Political Science at Drake University, will speak to Alliance members and their guests about current affairs in France, including questions of national security and terrorism.

Beaujolais Nouveau Party, November 19, 2016 at Django’s, 10th St., Des Moines, 5 :30 pm. We have reserved the French Door Room at the restaurant. Dinner (or hors-d’œuvre or whatever) is on you, but we’ll bring plenty of the fruity red wine that is released all over the world on the third Thursday of November. If you haven’t paid your dues, we’ll ask you for $5. That’s still a pretty cheap date. Please make a reservation at 515-277-5741.

Chriskindlmarket, December 2-4, Cowles Commons, Des Moines. Sophie Ryan is organizing a singing and a dancing group to perform in French at Des Moines’ first outdoor winter. If you’d like to come rehearse with us, please contact Sophie at sophieryan2011@yahoo.com.