ATSCC Past Events


Sunday, March 11, 2018, 3:00 pm - French Day at  Theatre du Reve. The Play: Il etait une fois/Once upon a time. Acted in French with English supertitles, this is a world premiere of a play written and directed by Carolyn Cook. “Once upon a time, there were women who found a way to defy even the most powerful ruler on earth, simply by telling their own stories. Prepare to be transported to the France of Louis XIV…” Open to members and non-members. so bring your friends. 

About this event:

  1.  A group met for lunch at 1 p.m. at Bread and Butterfly Bistro before the play.
  2. We hosted a joint small reception after the play with the French Consulate and the Alliance Francaise

Sunday, March 4
, 2018,
1:00 p.m. - ATSCC welcomed GA -Tech French Grad Students to a lunch hosted by members. 

Friday, March 2, 2018 - Alliance Francaise: Night at the Opera. Tickets were $10. This was not the actual opera, it was an event around the current opera. 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - The Gourmands reserved a lunch table for noon at Bread and Butterfly.Bread & Butterfly, a whimsical café & bistro located in the heart of Inman Park, is a European-inspired space to enjoy food and drink from early morning to late night. From its small bar, intimate dining room and beautiful porch area with steel doors that open to Elizabeth Street to the bright patio outside, Bread & Butterfly is a place to enjoy a cappuccino and perfect croissant, a decadent seasonal breakfast or lunch, or a bistro-style dinner in the evening. Bread & Butterfly also features a unique wine, beer and cocktail list and decadent dessert selections.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - We attended the Atlanta Sister Cities Commissioner Winter Party at City Hall. It is a lovely event with all 17 Sister Cities there, officials, consulate dignitaries, etc. This year we opened this up to our membership to attend for $20 per person to assist ASCC in raising funds to maintain its’ position as international city of significance.  It was be a fun event. Click here to see the invitation.

Monday, January 22, 2018 - An event at the Alliance francaise, Midtown, Elysée Treaty Celebration 2018.

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - Fet du Rois' was hosted in the home of Elizabeth Munson and all the details arranged by our tireless Vice Presiden of Hospitality, Carol Evans. Great time for all!


Sunday, November 19: ATSCC toured the new Mercedes Benz Stadium. We had a great turnout for this event.

Saturday, November 18:
Dennis McDermott gave us a crepe-making demonstration that included both savory and sweet crepes. The event was held at Dennis and Julia McDermott’s home at 3880 Downing Lane, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - The Consulate General of France sent the attached invitation to ATSCC. The invitation wass for a free screening of director Alain Gomis' latest award-winning film, Félicité, presented as part of France-Atlanta 2017 in conjunction with the High Museum of Art's exhibition "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design."

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - France-Atlanta 2017: Contemporary French-American Chamber Music Concert at GSU, 7:30 - 9:30 PM, Georgia State Univeristy, Kopleff Recital Hall, 10 Peachtree Center Avenue, NE., Atlanta.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - Randy Barto presented her lecture (with fabulous slides) on the Christmas Markets on the Danube, and cities of Germany. ATSCC was in the private dining room of Another Broken Egg at Peachtree Battle Shopping Center, 2355 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - Our friend Suzy Wasserman of the French Heritage Society shared this free of charge event with us! Robert Mallet, noted plantsman, author and Director of the Shamrock Collection, the largest collection of hydrangeas in the world, was our speaker. His topic was  The Ultimate Exhibitionist: Hydrangeas from Private to Public. 7 PM at the Atlanta History Center’s Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - The ATSCC was specifically invited to a special, open rehearsal and coffee discussion of France-Atlanta 2017 artists Germana Civera and Didier Aschor in collaboration with the artists of CORE Performance Company from 3:00-4:00pm in downtown Decatur. The open rehearsal and coffee with the artists took place at CORE Performance Company’s Studios in Decatur Square.

Friday, September 29, 2107 -Brenda and Walton Rawls joined us at the Atlanta History Center at 10:30 on Friday, September 29, for a tour of Walton’s exhibit, “Uncle Sam Wants You! World War I and the American Poster.” This exhibit is based upon Walton’s extensive collection. The exhibition is in the main AHC building, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, NW. The exhibit closes Dec. 3, 2017.

September 13-25, 2017 - ATSCC Members visited Corsica and Toulouse with optional side trips. Click here to take a look at some of the photos taken.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - Baaron Haussmann and his Renovation of Paris: A Cocktail Culturel and Lecture by Lewis Nix, was held at 6:30 PM at the private residence of Leslie and Skip Petter, 835 Davis Dr., Atlanta, 30327. Baaron Haussmann was chosen by Emperor Napoleon III to carry out a tranformation of Paris from its ancient character to the Paris we know today. The event was $30 per person.

Sunday, September 3, 2017 - ATSCC hosted a Welcome Dinner for the Metz Students arriving to study at Georgia Tech.  The dinner was held in the home of Susan and Nick Nicholson.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Brenda Rawls lead a guided tour at the High Museum of Art for The Atlanta Toulouse Sister City Committee.  This included the magnificent exhibit of Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation is on view throught September 3, 2017. 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - Members met at the Fox Theater for a talk by one of the cast members before seeing “An American In Paris”.  Organized by member Carolyn Wills.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - The Atlanta Toulouse Sister City Committee met at 10 a.m. as ATSCC member and docent Rick Fritz treats us to a guided tour of the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - Toulouse Sister City Committee met at noon on Thursday June 15, 2017 for Randy Barto’s lecture and slide presentation on the Canadian Rockies.. We were in the private dining room of Another Broken Egg in Peachtree Battle Shopping Center.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - ATSCC had a cheese and wine tasting from 4PM-6PM at Caly Road Creamery, 227 Hilderbrand Dr., Sandy Springs, GA 30328.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Ken Haskins spoke on the sequel to his book "The Lost Child" at the home of Mot Dinos, 3001 Ranch Rd., Atlanta (Vinings) 30339. The book is set in Paris during the German Occupation of France in World War II.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - Northwest Atlanta resident Jeanne Castell-Kozik, a native of France, an expert in French cooking, and has French cooking classes and dinners in her home. She demonstrated how to cook what you will eat. We participated in the preparation of the meal. She made Coquilles St. Jacques for the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - The Atlanta-Toulouse Sister City Committee held a Welcome Reception and Dinner for the Georgia Tech Students from Metz who are completing their Master's Degrees this semester at Tech's main campus in Atlanta. The Reception and Dinner was held at the home of John and Carolyn Lyons, 3340 Turtle Lake Dr., SE, Marietta 30067.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - Toulouse Sister City Committee met at noon on Thursday January 26, 2017 for Randy Barto’s travel lecture on Antarctica. We’ll be in the private dining room of Another Broken Egg in Peachtree Battle Shopping Center at 2333 Peachtree Road.  Everyone will need to order either breakfast or lunch.  We will have separate checks.  There is plenty of free parking.  

Sunday, January 7, 2017 -ATSCC’s biggest event of the year…La Fete Res Rois was at a beautiful Buckhead home! The event was held from 6-8:30 PM.



Saturday, November 19: Dennis McDermott gave us a crepe-making demonstration that included both savory and sweet crepes. The event will be held at Dennis and Julia McDermott’s home at 3880 Downing Lane, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319. Click here to view invitation!

Friday, November 18: ATSCC attended the Beaujolais Nouveau in Buckhead. The event was sponsored by the French American Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday, November 1: Thee Atlanta-Toulouse Sister City Committee met at noon for Randy Barto’s travel lecture on Antarctica. We were in the private dining room of Another Broken Egg in Peachtree Battle Shopping Center at 2333 Peachtree Road.  Everyone ordered either breakfast or lunch. Click here for the Invitation!

Saturday, October 29: ATSCC attended a catered reception for the New Consul General, Louis de Corail. This event was held at an elegant home in Buckhead from 6 PM-8 PM.

Saturday, October 15: Chihuly at the Garden. ATSCC had dinner at Linton’s at the Garden 5:45 PM, and then visited the beautiful Chihuly Exhibit afterward.

Thursday, October 13. ATSCC joined world renowned press cartoonists Jean “Plantu” Plantureux (Le Monde, France), Michel “Kichka” (Courrier International, Israel/Belgium) and Mike Luckovich (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA) for a fun, engaging, and provocative reflection of free speech in a democratic society. From 6PM-9PM. This event is part of France-Atlanta.

Saturday, September 17—ATSCC hosted this Semester’s Georgia Tech students from Metz at a lovely home on a lake in Peachtree City from 5 PM – 8 PM. Everyone brought a dish or a bottle of wine.

Tuesday, August 16 from 10:00 AM -1 PM—ATSCC visited the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers. We viewed the grounds, attend midday prayer, watch an informative video on the Monastery, visited the gift shop, and had lunch on the grounds.

Wednesday, August 10, 11:45 a.m. - Atlanta Author and ATSCC member Julia McDermott lectured on her career as a writer, and discuss her most recent books. She had a book signing afterward. The lecture was held in the private dining room of Another Broken Egg, 2355 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta. (In Peachtree Battle Shopping Center).  No charge.

Tuesday, July 26, Noon -  Randy Barto gave another of her exciting lectures with slides, this time on the 2016 Summer Olympics City Rio de Janeiro. The lecture began at Noon iin the private dining room of Another Broken Egg, 2355 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta. (In Peachtree Battle Shopping Center).  No charge, but each attendeel ordered either breakfast or lunch. Dutch treat.

Saturday, June 18. ATSCC was at Talk of the Table Wine Shop in Cumming for an all-French wine tasting from 4-6 PM. Members went to dinner afterwards at Marlow’s Tavern.

Thursday, June 16. ATSCC was presented a lecture on Haitian Author Dany Laferrière by Oglethorpe University French Professor Jay Lutz at 6:30 PM in Buckhead. Members brought food or wine.

Tuesday, May 24. The ATSCC Gourmands hosted a lunch at Le Lapin Restaurant, 2341 Peachtree Rd. Atlanta. Dutch treat as usual.  

Tuesday, May 10. ATSCC Party for New Members was at the Home of French Consul General Denis Barbet, 6PM. 1040 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta 30327. All ATSCC members were asked to bring a guest. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts were provided by Soiree catering. The French consul general provided wine.

Saturday, May 7
ATSCC and the Atlanta Cuban Club featured well-known pianist Enrique Chia in “An Evening in Paris”.  A delicious dinner preceded Mr. Chia’s concert. 7:30 Open bar, 8:30 Dinner, 9:30 Concert. In honor of ATSCC, maestro Chia featured selections from France. The Atlanta Cuban Club, 5797 New Peachtree Rd., Doraville, 30340.

Tuesday, April 26Randy Bartow gave another of her outstanding travel presentations, this time on Chile and Argentina. We met at Another Broken Egg, 2355 Peachtree St., NW, Atlanta, 30305, at Noon where we ordered lunch, dutch treat! Click here for view the invitation.

Wednesday, April 13Lafayette Debates, 12:00pm to 2:00pm, was sponsored by the French Consulate. Event was at the Millennium Gate Museum for the 2016 Lafayette Debates organized by the French Consulate in Atlanta. The event was free and open to the public.The award-winning debate teams from Emory University and Morehouse College debated the following topic: Resolved: Democracies should respond to the threat of terrorist attack by substantially increasing domestic surveillance.

AprilInternational Film Festival begins in April. Click here to view the attachment of the list of films and dates.

Saturday, April 9—The ATSCC Dogwood Festival Dinner was at Jim Conway’s home, 1184 Fourteenth Place, NE. Members brough a side dish or a bottle of wine (couples bring both). ATSCC furnished the main dish. Click here for the Invitation!

Saturday, April 3—ATSCC French classes began on Sunday, April 3 in Buckhead (beginning and intermediate levels). They ran from 1:30-2:30 each Sunday for a minimum of 8 weeks (hopefully longer). Cost is only $10 per class...what a bargain!

Saturday, March 12—ATSCC had a party to welcome the Georgia Tech students from Metz who are studying at Tech’s main campus this semester. Party is from 7-10 pm at the home of Allan and Aida Flamm, 738 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta 30327 Click here to view the invitation!

Wednesday, March 9—ATSCC had a party honoring our friend and past chair Betty Davis, at Arnall Golden Gregory, 171 17th St. #2100, Atlanta, 30363. Light hors d’oeuvres and desserts were served. Click here to view the Invitation to honor Betty.

Saturday, January 9 - Fete des Rois, 6:00 PM, at the home of Elizabeth & James Munson, 769 Old Ivy Road NE, Atlanta 30342. John Lyons conducted a gift exchange. Each brought a wrapped present. There was a catered buffet and wine costing @ $35 per person. It was a great Fete des Rois with many members in attendence!