Alora diary - February





Alora Alora Café Contacts
2 February 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 2nd March

Alora Quiz Night in Boulogne
8 February 2018, Boulogne Building canteen, 6:30-9:30 pm
Culture, politics, sports, people, history, geography… Games, puzzles, music, photos… Are you up for the challenge?
Food, wine, trivia and fun! More details on how to register to follow…

Alora Exchanging Culture and Communicating in English
8 February - 11h30-12h45, Room 5 ALORA Space, La Muette
Topic: Being Polite – Dos and Don’ts in Different Countries. What are the rules for polite behaviour in your country? Have you accidently done something impolite in a country that is not your own? Let’s talk about our experiences!
Contact : Henrietta Flinn

Alora Communication in French and Exchanging Culture (CFEC).
8 February, 10 am, Marshall Building, ALORA Room 5
Join in interesting discussions whilst practicing French conversation skills.
Theme: Travel anecdotes. Free for ALORA members.
Contact : Armelle Le Janne.

Alora Hiking
11th February
Meudon Forest Ponds = 12 km
Meet: 9.30 a.m., end station « Châtillon-Montrouge » of the T6 tramway.
For more information, contact Jacques Scornaux.

Alora English Book Club
13 February at 7:15 pm
This month, the English Book Club will discuss « The Dinner » by Herman Koch
Contact Mieke Reece to sign up and for more information.

Alora History Walking Tours - Menilmontant
15 February 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.
To sign up or for more information, contact Alora.
Send your payment to the ALORA office.

Alora Exhibition visits in French
Place : at the museum entrance for groups, 15 minutes before the visit.
Cost : approximately 25-30€, depending on the event (includes ticket price)
To Enrol : see the program or contact the guide, Carole Couturier.

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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