Alora diary - November





Alora Alora Café Contacts
2nd November from 10:00 am.
at Le Jardin du Petit Palais Café/Restaurant in the Musée du Petit Palais, avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris,
M° Champs-Élysées Clémenceau.
Relaxed social event for newly-arrived spouses/partners of OECD, IEA, NEA and country delegations staff.
Contact Henrietta Flinn for more information and to confirm your attendance. - Café Contacts + Kids in a child-friendly café at the same time as Café Contacts.
Contact Anja Haehnle
Next Café Contacts: Friday 7 December

Alora English Book Club
13 November at 7:15 pm
This month, the English Book Club will discuss « Girls Burn Brighter » by Shoboa Rao
Contact Mieke Reece to sign up and for more information.

Alora Evening museum visits
Wednesday 14 November
Join your guide Claude Rocca for a set of ten Evening Museum visits one Wednesday evening per month.
The first tour in this series will be held on 19 September at the Musée du Louvre, « French Paintings a new display ». Amis du Louvre membership is required.
Limited to 25 participants for the season, first come, first served.
In English. 165€ for the 10 visits, no individual visits, includes entrance fee when applicable.
Payment to Alora. For more information, a list of the other visit dates and to sign up, contact Alora.

Alora Exploring Paris - A Dead body tour
15 November at 10:00 am - Meeting : Exit métro Vaneau
Join this dynamic group for an architecture and history lesson without the books.
Entrance fee : 2€ Donation / pers - Audios : 2 € / pers (required inside churches)
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 Wine and Cheese tasting
16 November 2018, 6:30 pm, Marshall Room, Château de la Muette
Exceptional French wines from the OECD cellar and French cheeses from Fromagerie Mozart. Limited places (ALORA members only).
20€. 1 ticket per person. Purchase your ticket here

Alora History Walking Tours - Notre Dame and Towers
17 November at 10:30 am
Limited to 25 participants.
In English. 15€ for members, 18€ for non-members, plus entrance fee on-site.
You may also sign up for the complete set of 8 visits (105€) but no reimbursements in case of absence.
For more information a list of the eight visits and to sign up, contact Patricia Norre. Send your payment to the ALORA office.

Alora Hike
18 November
South of the Yvette Valley. 10 or 14 km
For details, please contact Jacques Scornaux, 01 41 93 19 28.

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

Join us in friendly and relaxed discussions while practising your social English
Topic: Our Perception of Time
Contact : Henrietta Flinn

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

Join in interesting discussions whilst practicing French conversation skills.
Theme: The different aspects of a region of France that you visited.
Contact : Armelle Le Janne.

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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