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Franco-American Centre free concert Aug 31

Franco-American Centre concert to celebrate new after-school program Orono, Maine — The Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine will host a free concert Aug. 31 to celebrate the launch of a new after-school program. A 5 p.m. potluck will precede the 6 p.m. Quebec fiddle music concert by Le Bruit Court dans la Ville […]

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Paré Book Reading

Paré Book Reading Tuesday, October 26 12pm Paul Paré will be at the Franco American Centre on  to read from his newly published book, “Road Kill.” We will serve lunch (chicken stew) at noontime and Paul will read at 1pm. http://ppressbooks.com/pare/

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Film of the Month: “Minuscule…”

6:30pm Friday, November 6, 2015 Franco American Centre Crossland Hall Film of the Month: “Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants” Minuscule is a French-Belgium animated film with no spoken dialogue (89 minutes). It won the César award for Best Animated film for 2014. We’ll be starting at 5:30pm popping popcorn, if you want to come […]

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HOLIDAY POTLUCK GATHERING

HOLIDAY POTLUCK GATHERING 4pm-6pm, December 11, 2015 Franco-American Centre Crossland Hall Come celebrate the Holidays with us! Venez célébrez les fêtes avec nous! Also this year, we will also be celebrating the newly launched French after-school program. At 5:00pm, our new young Francophiles will introduce themselves in French and will show you what they have […]

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Genealogy workshop

6/16/2015: Genealogy workshop, Tuesday 16 June, 2 PM, Franco-American Centre. Roxanne Moore Saucier discussed “French-Canadian and Acadian Research.” Saucier of Bangor is a retired editor and reporter for the Bangor Daily News. A 1973 graduate of the University of Maine, she continues to write the Family Ties genealogy column she founded at the BDN in […]

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La Recolte Band

6/28/2015: La Recolte Band, Traditional Cajun Music, Sunday 28 June, 7-9 PM, Fox Auditorium, University of Fort Kent.

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L’Hermione Visit to Castine

L’Hermione Visit to Castine and Maine, July 11th- 15th. A replica of L’Hermione, the French Navy frigate that brought General Marquis de Lafayette to America in 1780 arrived in Castine, ME, Tuesday 14 July, Bastille Day. ETA 4PM. Festivities for the 14th featured Franco-American and Acadian music, dance, and storytelling.

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Pix & Videos of 2015 Mardi Gras @ Franco-American Centre

Pictures & Videos of the 2015 Mardi Gras Potluck Celebration Tuesday, February 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain Videos Song Excerpt, Raynald Martin and Claudette Kydd O’Connell singing “Evangeline,” Germaine Cormier, keyboard Music Excerpt, Leonel Ducas (left) and Nancy Lamarre (right) accordions, Germaine Cormier, keyboard Photos are also posted on our […]

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