French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF): Your Week at FIAF: Summer French Classes, CinéSalon with Colin Firth, plus Bastille Day Tastings & Prizes!

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Summer Classes Start June 22 & 27
Whether you’re planning a trip to a French-speaking country, are curious about French culture, or just want to impress friends en français, we have the right class for you! Our new Summer Refresher courses are especially great for a quick brush up.

Convenient 10-week, 5-week, and 2-week classes are offered throughout the summer including on Saturdays in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Montclair, and online.

Early Bird savings for New Students until June 22. Use code FIAFNEW.

Browse Classes & Register

Summer Fun for Ages 1–17
Give your child an unforgettable summer with our one and two-week day camps & classes. Save with multiple-session & sibling discounts.
Mini Fun in French for Toddlers
Ages 3 & 4 • Jun 22–Jul 31
One week day camps with stories, art & crafts, games, songs, yoga, music, theater and dance.

à petits pas for Toddlers
Ages 1–4 • Jul 10–Aug 28
Special classes designed to help young ones become familiar with French from an early age.

Fun in French for Kids
Ages 5–10 • Jun 22–Aug 14
One week day camps featuring archery, bowling, calligraphy, cooking, dancing, gardening, fencing, juggling, and lots more.

Fun in French in New Jersey
Ages 5–10 • Jun 29–Aug 14
Day camps for kids are also available in Montclair.

Cultural Discoveries for Teens
Ages 11–14 • July 13–24
Teens engage with French culture through field trips around the city and workshops about circus-acts, haute-couture, gastronomy, and more.

Immersion Classes for Teens
Ages 11–17 • Jun 29–Aug 21
Teens boost their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with these two-week classes.

Immersion Classes in New Jersey
Ages 11–17 • Jun 29–Aug 7
Teen classes are also available in Montclair.

Library: Kids Reading Contest
Ages 5–12 • Now thru Sep 4
Win fun prizes for every four Library books you read and log throughout the summer.

Wine and movie night starring Colin Firth and Annette Bening!
Tue, Jun 23 at 4 & 7:30pm

Two aristocrats engage in games of sexual intrigue in this adaptation of Dangerous Liaisons. Introduced at 7:30pm by film programmer Irena Kovarova.

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Bastille Day on 60th Street
Celebrate France’s national holiday at New York’s ultimate street fair on Sunday, July 12 • view info
Champagne & Chocolate Tasting
Sun, Jul 12 at 12:30pm & 3pm

Taste the crème-de-la-crème of French champagne, fine European chocolates, and delicious hors d’oeuvres from Le Cirque in FIAF’s Le Skyroom.

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Wine, Cheese, Cocktails & Beer Tasting
Sun, Jul 12, from 12–4:30pm

Sample wines from Bar Bordeaux, beers from Kronenbourg, and Ricard cocktails, along with Président cheeses and Pain d’Avignon baguettes.

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Bastille Day Prize Drawing
Win Trips to France, New Orleans & More

Enter our annual prize drawing for a chance to win fabulous prizes, including dream vacations, dinners at French restaurants, gourmet gift baskets, and more.

Grand Prize
• 8-Day Escape for Two to a Luxury Resort in France

Premier Prizes
• 5-Day Trip for Two to Paris and Bordeaux
• 3-Day Trip for Two to New Orleans

Plus, over 40 other amazing gifts.

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Bastille Day in New Jersey
Party like it’s le quatorze juillet !
Bastille Day Party in Montclair
Tue, Jul 14, from 7–9pm

Celebrate Bastille Day at the beautiful Van Vleck House & Gardens. Enjoy food, wine, dancing, and a complimentary prize drawing.

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Membership Offer
Enjoy all the perks of Membership AND win a dream vacation.
Win a Trip for Two to Paris
Offer ends Jun 30

Become a Member for a chance to win round-trip tickets on Air France or Delta Air Lines and a stay at Hotel Sofitel Paris La Défense.

Join or renew with code VOYAGE15

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NY Historical Society
Lafayette’s Return: The “Boy General,” the American Revolution, and the Hermione
Now thru Aug 16
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Free with museum entry
Broad Green Pictures
Eden: A Film by Mia Hansen-Løve
Opens Jun 19
Lincoln Plaza & IFC
Info & Tickets
Films on the Green
Priceless by Pierre Salvadori
Jun 19
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La French Touch Conference
Jun 24 & 25
AXA Center, NYC
Info & Tickets
Save 20% with code fiafLFTC


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