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Alliance Française de Buffalo

659 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, 14203

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Alliance Française de Buffalo, Inc.
P.O. Box 721, Buffalo NY 14207

Contact us at:  info@afbuffalo.org

What's New?


Children's French Summer Program | Centre de Loisirs Français pour Enfants

Registration is open!

Our two French teachers, Paige Melin and Kaitlyn Deutschman, will lead two weeks of children’s French summer programming for children aged 4 to 10 to learn and practice French through fun activities centered around exciting themes. You can register for one or both weeks!

Children will need to bring/wear the following every day: sneakers, hat, sun screen, change of clothes, water bottle, lunch in a cooler with ice pack, 2 snacks.

Cost per week for Members: $140 1st child / $126 each additional sibling

Not a member? The cost for two children without membership is $314 per program. Family membership is only $50/year, which brings the cost for family membership + two children to $316 for each program. That’s like getting a family membership to the Alliance Française of Buffalo for only $2! Click here to become a member.

Cost per week for Non-Members: $165 1st child / $149 each additional sibling


WEEK 1 : “Les Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques

from July 15 to 19, 2024

Time: 9AM – 4PM, Monday-Friday | Friday from 4PM to 5PM, families are invited in the Auditorium to a showcase of the children’s work!

Capacity: 20 children

Location: Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Rd, Amherst, NY 14226, Community Room 1

Theme: This week will transmit to children the values ​​of aid, sharing, cohesion, courage, and self-esteem, and will promote team spirit and respect for rules. Children will study the history and rules of the Olympic Games in French, and will practice physical, cultural and manual activities, such as cooperation games, discovery of the flags of the different countries at the Opening Ceremony, or making the Olympic rings.

Register for Week 1

WEEK 2: “L’Ecologie

from July 22 to 26, 2024

Time: 9AM – 4PM Monday-Friday | Friday from 4PM to 5PM, families are invited to a showcase of the children’s work!


Capacity:
18 children

Location: Williamsville Meeting House, 5658 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

Theme: This week will raise children's awareness of the respect for nature and environmental protection. Children will study global warming, pollution, and the degradation of biodiversity, and will discover how to address these issues by adopting eco-conscious behaviors such as growing organic food, reducing/reusing/recycling, and the protection of fauna and flora, through educational and fun activities in French.

Register for Week 2



Registration for Spring 2024 Adult French Classes is closed. Check back for information on Fall 2024 classes in late summer.




Click here to see dates and to register!


Please read the class policies prior to registering.

 AFB Class Policies




Alliance Française de Buffalo (AFB) Receives

Funding from Erie County of New York for a Second Year!


We are happy to announce that AFB has been awarded funding from the Erie County of New York as a non-profit organization for a second year! This grant award will be instrumental in helping our great organization to host more cultural events to promote the mission of Alliance Française - to spread the joy and richness of the French language and French culture here in Buffalo and Western New York. We are incredibly grateful for being selected again for this honor!


Membership Info

Culturethèque Free Access

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Culturethèque is a French online library, with access to e-books - magazines - documentaries - music... and it's FREE for Alliance Française members. 



AFB French Library

We have over 1500 titles in our little library at the AFB Office and would love to lend them to members! If you would like to check-out items, please email library@afbuffalo.orgThe current list of books can be found here.    



What's happening in WNY in the Francophone and Francophile community?

Wine tasting, Fête de la Musique, Summer Picnics, Christmas Parties for adults and children and more!  Why not join us and celebrate French Culture, Language, Music, Food and make a few new friends? 


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