Alliance Française hosts four informal conversation groups in the Twin Cities:
1. Petit Déj, every first Saturday of the month, 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Alliance
2. Apéritif en français, every second Thursday of the month, 6 to 7:30 pm at the University Club in St Paul— currently suspended
3. À la Notre !, the last Sunday of the month, 2 to 5 pm at Meritage Restaurant in St Paul — currently suspended
4. Café de Bienvenue - A welcome for new members, every first Saturday of the month 9:30 to 11:30 at the Alliance
We also host one monthly informal conversation group in Rochester:
Petit Déj, every first Saturday of the month, 9:30 to 11:30 am at Old Abe Coffee Shop — currently suspended
Please note that Alliance Française does everything possible to provide a staff member who is a fluent French-speaker to guide the conversation at each of these groups, though there are some months when we are unable to attend!
Other informal French Conversation groups meet throughout the area. You are always welcome!
6:30 to 8:30pm
Nina’s Coffee Café, 165 Western Avenue North, Saint Paul
12 to 1:30 pm
Lunds in Uptown, Community Room on Mezzanine, 1450 Lake Street, Minneapolis
6:30 to 8 pm
Open Book, 1011 S Washington Avenue, Minneapolis
6:30 to 8:30 pm (intermediate – advanced)
Caribou Coffee, 1127 Larpenteur Avenue W, Roseville
6 to 9 pm
Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, Roseville
10:15 am to 2 pm
Zoe’s Cafe, 821 W Lake Street, Minneapolis
If light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this group is now meeting online and can be joined on MeetUp by searching “Weekly French Conversation Group - Twin Cities”.
Every 2nd & 4th Saturday
Hudson Bagel & Coffee, Carmichael Road and Vine Street, Hudson,Wisconsin