COMMUNITY EVENTS

We are proud to partner with fellow non-profit organizations and local companies. The Alliance Française de Denver continues to build prartnerships with other SCFD members in an effort to diversify our programs and offerings.  Here are a few of our recurring programs and partnerships.



Kids Activities at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus


What began as an experiment in 2014 through a SCFD collaborative partnership grant  has continued to this day as one of our most treasured partnerships and programs. The Alliance Française de Denver hosts several French inspired kids activities at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus each month. We are truly appreciative of their continued support and collaboration. For a full list of activities check out our Events Calendar and head over to our Kids Events Page for more information. 






Check them out!
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus



J'adore Ciné Club in Partnership with the Denver Film Society

 

The Alliance Française de Denver is thrilled to partner with the Denver Film Society year after year for a monthly celebration of modern French cinema! On select Wednesdays every month the Denver Film Society will host a screening of a French (or Francophone) film at the SIE FilmCenter. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion. Come meet others AFD & DFS members interested in French and Francophone films.




Coming soon to J'adore Ciné Club
denverfilm.org



Francophone Groups

L'Alliance & Co.


Mile High Pétanque Club


Denver Sister Cities--Brest, France




Upcoming Events


Join us for our monthly J’Adore Ciné Club in partnership with the Denver Film Society. J’Adore Ciné Club is held at the SIE Film Center the final Wednesday of each month. Come meet other AFD & DFS members interested in French and Francophone films. 

Stay after the show to discuss the film with other cinéphiles. Iana Dontcheva, filmmaker, producer and film scholar, will be presenting the film and will facilitate a Q&A session following the screenings. 

Purchase your tickets directly at denverfilm.org  Screenings begin at either 7 or 7:15pm, please see each month’s listing for details. 

AFD Members receive discounted tickets for all J’Adore Ciné Club screenings. 

This month’s film is "Félicité", directed by Alain Gomis.


Join us for this exceptional evening of celebrating diversity! This year, the AFD is celebrating the culture of the Democratic Republic Congo as part of our Month of Francophonie!

Let's celebrate congolese culture with us at AFD for an evening full of delightful congolese flavours, art, craft music and dance!

$10 for AFD Members and Congolese Community Members
$15 for Non-Members 


Calling all Alliance Française families with little ones: It’s a special Storytime with French flair! Instructors from Alliance Française de Denver will engage young ones with a French story, song and activity. French Storytime takes place at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 11:30am. Free with museum admission, but space is limited, entrance not guaranteed.

Present your Alliance Française de Denver member card to receive $2 off regular admission on non-event days.


Join us for a very special edition of our monthly French conversation happy hour and celebrate the Democratic Republic of Congo with us as a part of Le Mois de la Francophonie! Indulge in French conversation and delicious Congolese food!

All levels of French-speakers are welcome to join in this casual conversation group. Merci beaucoup to the Congolese Community of Colorado!


Calling all Alliance Française families with little ones: It’s a special Storytime with French flair! Instructors from Alliance Française de Denver will engage young ones with a French story, song and activity. French Storytime takes place at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 11:30am. Free with museum admission, but space is limited, entrance not guaranteed.

Present your Alliance Française de Denver member card to receive $2 off regular admission on non-event days.


The Alliance Française de Denver presents "Stillness Identity" by Nijole Rasmussen begining March 1st, 2019 through April 20th, 2019. Join us on your First Friday Art Walk from 6-8pm to view Nijole Rasmussen's paintings.


Nijolė Rasmussen was born and raised in Lithuania. Since 1992 she has lived in Denver, Colorado, USA. The journey through life has taken her to photography, and eventually to painting, which has been her passion for the last 7 years. With some guidance from professional artists, she is mainly self-taught and derives her inspiration from nature, travels, and love of art. She loves to read and does so in several languages, and enjoys writing poetry. Nijolė has had many exhibitions in Denver and one solo exhibition in Chicago. Her art also is represented by art gallery in Lisbon, Portugal.


Experience French cuisine hands-on! Join the Alliance Française de Denver at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marisco Campus on the last Tuesday of every month to learn how to make French treats such as crêpes, pastries, and more!


Soirée Française - Fêtons le bilinguisme avec les Colorado Avalanche! Celebrate French Night with the Colorado Avalanche as they take on the Winnipeg Jets!

Join us for a meet & greet at 4:00pm with Jean Martineau, a Francophone Canadian staffer from the Avalanche.

Tickets starting at $25 include a free Avs hockey puck! (No taxes or fees)


Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets
6:30pm puck drop at the Pepsi Center

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are based on availability. Pricing and availability are subject to change. For questions contact Erin Croce with the Colorado Avalanche at 303.405.6138 or Erin.Croce@TeamKSE.com




The Global Chamber's Council on Global Culture and Alliance Française Host a Joint Networking Event with speaker Donnyale Ambrosine.  A globally mobile Afro-Latina who lived on four continents & identified with seven cultures by age 19, Ambrosine is passionate about creating community for cross cultural populations. She has presented around the globe at conferences, universities & in media as a lifestyle expert focused on entrepreneurship, marketing, branding & cross-cultural excellence. She developed university curricula for multiculturalism in the 21st century.

She uses her global, multi-cultural background, academic training, and career experience in media, management and business to position the history-making publication, CULTURS, as the first-ever digital-first print publication & product marketplace of its kind - one that addresses global and mobile cultural identities, with emphasis on hidden diversity.

Thank you very much to our food sponsor Colorado International Flavors!


Calling all Alliance Française families with little ones: It’s a special Storytime with French flair! Instructors from Alliance Française de Denver will engage young ones with a French story, song and activity. French Storytime takes place at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 11:30am. Free with museum admission, but space is limited, entrance not guaranteed.

Present your Alliance Française de Denver member card to receive $2 off regular admission on non-event days.


Calling all Alliance Française families with little ones: It’s a special Storytime with French flair! Instructors from Alliance Française de Denver will engage young ones with a French story, song and activity. French Storytime takes place at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 11:30am. Free with museum admission, but space is limited, entrance not guaranteed.

Present your Alliance Française de Denver member card to receive $2 off regular admission on non-event days.


Join us for our monthly J’Adore Ciné Club in partnership with the Denver Film Society. J’Adore Ciné Club is held at the SIE Film Center the final Wednesday of each month. Come meet others AFD & DFS members interested in French and Francophone films.


Experience French cuisine hands-on! Join the Alliance Française de Denver at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marisco Campus on the last Tuesday of every month to learn how to make French treats such as crêpes, pastries, and more!


Discover French Through Stories! Join the Alliance Française de Denver at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marisco Campus for a French story, song, and activity!


Calling all Alliance Française families with little ones: It’s a special Storytime with French flair! Instructors from Alliance Française de Denver will engage young ones with a French story, song and activity. French Storytime takes place at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 11:30am. Free with museum admission, but space is limited, entrance not guaranteed.

Present your Alliance Française de Denver member card to receive $2 off regular admission on non-event days.

WHAT OUR MEMBERS ARE SAYING

Brenda Nesbitt

"Great classes, great events, great people."


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Kevin Gael Thomas

"What an awesome place to meet people who enjoy French Culture! I have never seen so many people from different countries get together at Alliance Française for the World Cup Final! Everyone was welcome and had a blast, thanks to the director Martin Lafitte!"


Kevin Gael Thomas

Sue T.

“Anne is fantastic! The material is fast paced for this ‘old dog’ to learn new tricks, but we couldn’t go slower. It’s been very helpful to prepare me for my trip to France.”


Sue T.

Cristina G.

“A great place to learn and practice French while getting acquainted with French culture and interesting people. I definitely recommend AFD and their events. Je parle français! Et vous?”


Cristina G.

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