Alora diary - December

Alora Alora Café Contacts
1st December from 10-11:30 am
at Le Jardin du Petit Palais Café/Restaurant in the Musée du Petit Palais, avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris,
M° Champs-Élysées Clémenceau.
This activity is geared toward spouses or partners of OECD, IEA, NEA and OECD member country delegation staff.
Come and learn more about the many ALORA activities available and network with other spouses and partners (both new and not-so-new to Paris) over a cup of coffee or tea.
Contact Henrietta Flinn for more information and to confirm your attendance.
Next Café Contacts: Friday 5th January 2017

Alora Winter Concert
6 and 7 December at 1 PM
6 December at 1 pm. OECD Conference Centre, next to the Christmas tree
7 December at 1 pm. Boulogne Arboretum.
A selection of Christmas songs performed by the ALORA Musicians.
Admission free, but donations welcomed for the OECD War on Hunger Group.

Alora Exchanging Culture and Communicating in English
7 December - 11h30 - 12h45, Room 5 ALORA Space, La Muette

Topic: Lesser Known Paris. Tell us about places to visit in Paris that don’t attract the crowds.
Contact : Henrietta Flinn

Alora Communication in French and Exchanging Culture (CFEC).
7 December, 10 am, Marshall Building, ALORA Room 5

Join in interesting discussions whilst practicing French conversation skills.
Theme: animal companions. Free for ALORA members.
Contact : Armelle Le Janne.

Alora Cross country race. The 21st edition!
8 December, 12:30 pm. Bois de Boulogne, Lac Supérieur.

5km and 3km races open to everyone. Prizes + trophy for the most sporty Directorate.
Registration online: Alora Cross
Contact : Cassandra Davis

Alora Historing Walking Tours - « Musée Mural »
9 December at 11:00
Price 12€ for ALORA members, 14€ for non-members.
Paiement à l’ALORA.
Contact:Patricia Norre.

Alora ALORA Children's Christmas party
Sunday, 10 December, 2-5 pm, OECD Conference Centre.
An afternoon of games, music, food and fun for children of ALORA members.
Limited places, register using the link

Alora English Book Club
12 December at 7:15 pm
This month, the English Book Club will discuss « The Age of Innocence » by Edith Wharton
Contact Mieke Reece to sign up and for more information.

Alora Exploring Paris - Petit Palais Museum
14 December at 10 am
Join this dynamic group for an architecture and history lesson without the books.
Price 12€ for ALORA members, 14€ for non-members.
Limited to 25 participants.
You may still sign up for a set of 10 visits (105€ + entrance ticket when necessary) or 6 visits (66€ + entrance ticket when necessary).
For more information or a complete list of visits: Maria Boonekamp.

Alora Hike
17 December
For details, please contact Jacques Scornaux, 01 41 93 19 28.

Alora Exchanging Culture and Communicating in English
21st December - from 11h00, Room 5 ALORA Space, La Muette

Topic: Joint CFEC/ECCE Holiday Season Party, from 11h00. Bring food and/or drink to share, preferably from your country.
Contact : Henrietta Flinn

Alora Famous Artists of Montmartre Walking Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm, M° Blanche.
Join your guide Eileen Grison to discover what drew famous artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso and Toulouse-Lautrec to Montmartre.
Experience some of the most important sites in the history of modern art while learning what life was like in the bohemian village of Montmartre during the Belle Époque.
90 minutes. Limited to 10 participants per visit. 8€ for ALORA members (instead of 10€).
For more information and to sign up, contact Eileen Grison.

Alora Reduced-price theatre tickets
See the full list of performances

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