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Salon d'Autrefois

Salon d'Autrefois!  We continue to celebrate our Centennial!

Our "Salon d'Autrefois" is inspired by the salons of Europe in the 17-19th centuries and by our own AFO founding members — i.e. the Giffords, the Doorlys, the Offuts —  when they hosted a variety of cultural and social events in their Gold Coast homes from 1917 through the 1940’s.

Just as our founding members held "salons" in their homes, we will gather at the beautiful Old Market penthouse of member Mary Jochim (Directions will be sent when you reserve) to enjoy a lovely program, conversation, and camaraderie in a warm atmosphere over French desserts, tea, and sparkling wines.

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Programme: 

Some of our performing artists will include:

            Susie Baer Collins et ses amis acteurs — Théâtre français

            Juliette Parnell — Poésie symboliste

            Anne Marie Kenny — Chansons et mélodies d’amour

            Robert Runyon — Le Petit Prince: quelques belles citations

(If you would like to perform, please let us know.)

 

Our hostess has created a PDF document with instructions to her lovely home.  Please click on the button below to access directions for print.  See you there!


RSVP Information

Advance payment and reservations are required by May 19th.  Please reserve early because space is limited.  If you are not registering and paying online below, please email bonjour@afomaha.org with full names in your party, and whether member, guest or student.  Mail your check to:  Alliance Française d'Omaha, 7914 W. dodge Road - Suite 102, Omaha, NE 68114.

May 21 Event - Member
20.00
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May 21 Event - Non-member
25.00
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May 21 Event - Student Member
15.00
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Note:  Cancellations may be made until May 17th with full refund less $3 processing fee.

If you'd like to help subsidize this programme or future events, please consider making a donation to our General Fund?  These donations are used to develop meaningful programmes for our members and guest.  Merci!

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