Alora diary - May





Alora Exchanging Culture and Communicating in English
3rd May - 11:30-12:45pm, Marshall Building, Room 5 ALORA Space, La Muette
Topic: An Hour from Paris – Weekend Escapes
Contact : Henrietta Flinn

Alora Communication in French and Exchanging Culture (CFEC).
3rd May, 10 am, Marshall Building, ALORA Room 5
Will robots change our lives?
What is their future in our everyday life? Company robots present for example in retirement homes or with children with autism. When will these service robots will invade our homes ?
Contact : Armelle Le Janne

Alora Alora Café Contacts
4 May 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 1st June

Alora English Book Club
10 May at 7:15 pm
This month, the English Book Club will discuss « A Strangeness in my mind » by Orhan Pamuk
Contact Mieke Reece to sign up and for more information.

Alora OECD cycling community
12 May at 6:00 pm
Then 7:00 pm: social picnic along the Seine, near Pont au Change.
Join us to celebrate the launch of a new group of cyclists at the OECD.
This is an opportunity to share our experiences and discuss future plans for the community (sharing tips, bike rides, charity events, advocacy and other social events)
For more information: Alexandre Santacreu, Pierre Georgin. OECD Cycling community page

Alora Exhibition visits in French
13 May, 11:15 am - Jacquemart-André Museum
Alicia Koplowitz’s collection - From Zurbaran to Rothko

Registration and payment: Carole Couturier

Alora Sophrology Sessions (Free)
15, 22, 29 May at La Muette and 16, 23, 30 May at Boulogne

Inscriptions: Nicole Van Wittenberge.

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Alora Exploring Paris - Gardens of Bagatelle
18 May at 10 am (in English with Claude Rocca).
Limited to 25 participants.
Price 12€ for ALORA members (+ entrance ticket when necessary), 14€ for non-members (+ entrance ticket when necessary). Payment to ALORA.
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 History Walking Tours - Edgy Aubervilliers and Pantin
24 May at 11 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
25 May, 6:45 pm - Marmottan-Monet Museum
Camille PISSARRO, the first impressionist

Registration and payment: Carole Couturier

Alora Exhibition visits in French
31 May, 7:00 pm - Louvre Museum
Egyptian art with your children

Registration and payment: 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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