ATSCC Upcoming Events
July 14, Saturday. Bastille Day Choices, Choices!
6:00 pm, Alliance Francaise Soiree Blanche: An elegant evening celebrating the French National Holiday amongst the Atlanta skyline benefiting the Alliance Française d'Atlanta. AF/FACC Member $100.00
5:00 pm, Petanque Meet and Compete,Francophiles and Pétanque Players (or beginners of any age or skill) Play or Learn Games ‘played in the shade’ in Roswell Park by the River at 194 Oxbo Road NO Alcoholic Beverages permitted in Park! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 10, 2018
7:00 pm, Petanque Beverage, Baguette & Bastille Day Celebrations Begin! Pot Luck! Bring French style food, cheese, pastries, wine, champagne, beer or beverage. RSVP to email@example.com by July 10, 2018
July 21,Sunday, 7 pm, Resto Rendez-Vous, Our regular meet-up for anyone who loves to chat outside in the summer and have "un verre" or a bite. or both. Totally casual. Please contact Sherry so she can reserve an appropriate size table. ATSCCPresident@gmail.com
July 23, Monday Museum Road Trip The French Heritage Society is organizing a “road trip” to the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens. Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art will guide us through both “Women Artists from the Johnson collection and the fabulous collection of American impressionist paintings of Mrs. Day Sanders (I saw this collection years ago and it is fabulous). Additionally, Bill Eiland will personally take us through the R&R treasures, a sneak peek before it opens.
There will be a cost of box lunches which we will eat in the Board meeting room. There is no admission charge at the Georgia Museum of Art but a donation would be gratefully accepted. Carpools could be organized and should leave Atlanta by 8 AM to meet at the museum at 10:00. RSVPs are required so if interested contact me ATSCCPresident@gmail.com by July 9 so I can reserve with them. This also allows me to coordinate carpooling for our group.
July 28, Saturday @12:30: SCAD Tour of Pierre Cardin Fashion: Pierre Cardin: Pursuit of the Future" is a major retrospective featuring iconic looks for both women and men from the 1950s to present, borrowed mainly from the Pierre Cardin Museum in Paris, and includes several dresses from the SCAD Permanent Collection. If we have 10 we get a group discount. SCAD only accepts credit card payment. Please RSVP to Carol Evans by June 20 at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve. Optional late lunch after the tour.
August French Classes begin. There is one for “Refreshing” and an Advanced. Due to begin in early August and run for 12 weeks. Stay tuned for more details.
European Trip to Sicily Sept 23-Oct.1, optional trip to Rome Sept 20-23 - Programs Chairperson, Betty Davis, is organizing a lovely European trip once again at a brand-new Club Med in Palermo, Italy. If you are interested in going to Sicily to stay at a newly opened Club Med resort email BettyDavis@Mindspring.com right away. Cost: $2890 plus air.
If you haven’t already, please send in your dues to our Treasurer ($45 for individual memberships, $60 for couples, made payable to ATSCC): Martha Church,
35 Roanoke Avenue, NE,
Atlanta, GA 30305, or pay thru paypal with your credit card.
(Please note you will incur a credit card processing fee on top of the amount of the event.)
ATSCC’s 2016 Annual Report. Margo Hester has done another great job! The report drew praises when it was circulated at the February Atlanta Sister Cities meeting. Atlanta and Tbilisi were the only cities to have their reports in by the deadline.