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April 24-26, 2015 Franco American Gathering

Franco American Gathering 2015 7PM April 24 till 12 noon, April 26, 2015 Darling Marine Center, 193 Clarks Cove Road, Walpole, ME A gathering of Franco writers and artists, the Franco American Gathering 2015 will begin at 7pm on Friday evening with snacks and food to share and a presentation. On Saturday, each attendee will […]

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Mar. 18, 2015 Franco-American Day (Augusta)

Fourteenth Annual Franco-American Day Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 7:30AM to 4:30PM State Capitol, Augusta Please join the Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain in celebrating the 14th Annual Franco-American Day in Augusta at the State Capitol building. The Centre is sponsoring a van to provide free transportation to and from the event, for students and community members […]

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Mar. 17, 2015 Screening & Discussion: «Un Rêve Américain»

A Screening of «Un Rêve Américain» (“An American Dream”) Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:00PM Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain 110 Crossland Hall, University of Maine, Orono **Free and open to the public** A screening of the Québec documentary film, «Un Rêve Américain» (“An American Dream”) (2013). Bruno Boulianne, dir.; Claude Godbout, writer. Claude Godbout, Bruno Boulianne and […]

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Mar. 17, 2015 Conference, “Francophonie of the Americas”

Conference: “Francophonie of the Americas” March 17, 2015 at 3:30 PM 205 Little Hall, University of Maine, Orono **Free and open to the public** “Francophonie of the Americas” is a conference  presented by Ms. Marie-Claude Francoeur (Québec Delegate in New England). Claude Godbout (Scenarist/Producer), Bruno Boulianne (Director) and Damien Robitaille (Actor/Musician) will be in attendance. […]

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Feb. 17, 2015 Mardi Gras Potluck Celebration

Mardi Gras Potluck Celebration Tuesday, February 17, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain Crossland Hall (across from Alfond Area), University of Maine, Orono **Free and open to the public!** Featuring music and dancing from local artists Cindy Larock and Nancy Lamarre Bring your favorite foods to share and join us in a celebration! […]

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Oct. 27, 2014 Ringuette Collection Arrives

Oct. 27, 2014 Ringuette Collection Arrives The Franco-American Centre is pleased to announce the Arrival of Celeste Ringuette Monday, October 27, 2014, on the occasion of her donation to the Centre of the Adrian Lanthier Ringuette Collection This collection is a very significant and substantial genealogical library. For more information, see our PRESS RELEASE.

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Oct. 3, 2014 Michaud Reception

Please join us for a Reception for democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud Friday, October 3, 2014 at 6PM Franco American Centre Crossland Hall (across from Alfond Arena), Orono, ME **Free and open to the public** For more information, please contact Lisa Michaud at 581-3789 or Lisa.Michaud@umit.maine.edu

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Jan. 7, 2015 Cathie Pelletier @ Centre

Cathie Pelletier to visit Franco-American Centre Franco Américain Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2 pm Franco-American Centre Franco Américain, 101 Crossland Hall, University of Maine, Orono Maine author Cathie Pelletier will visit the Centre to talk about her writing and the launch of her new press, Ethel Books. For more information about Cathie’s work and […]

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Film Series: April 21, 22, and 23

FILM SERIES April 21, 22, and 23, 2014 Franco American Centre, UMaine FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Come join us at the Franco American Centre as we prepare for this year’s UMHI Spring Symposium, “In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America” (April 25 & 26), with films based on the works […]

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May Gathering 2014

WHAT: Gathering of writers and artists WHEN: May 16, 17, and 18 WHERE: UMaine Franco American Centre, Orono, ME (http://umaine.edu/francoamerican) CAMPUS MAP: Click here   SCHEDULE This year, we will begin Friday evening at 7PM at the Franco American Centre, Crossland Hall. We’ll have time to reconnect then, enjoy some snacks, and sign up for […]

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