Events

  • Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 10:00 AM Paris Time
    Wreath Laying Ceremones in Paris , France

    Memorial Day to Honor the Fallen: Laying Wreaths…LEST WE FORGET

    Democrats Abroad France invites you to participate with us in the Memorial Day ceremonies on Sunday, May 29th organized by the American Battle Monuments Commission at the different military cemeteries in remembrance of those who have fallen:  

    • Suresnes 
    • Lafayette Esquadrille Memorial
    • Belleau Woods
    • Oise-Aisne 
    • La Somme
    • St. Avold
    • Epinal 
    • Meuse-Argonne 
    • St. Mihiel 
    • Draguinan/Rhone
    • Normandy and again June 6th. 

    At the Tarn there will be special commemoration ceremonies May 26th-28th honoring the 80th Anniversary of the Founding of the OSS (Office of Strategic Services)—from which the CIA was created in 1947.  The wreath laying by the Toulouse Chapter will be Saturday, May 28th. 

    For times and more information about these ceremonies, please email [email protected] or text: 06 14 16 15 16. 

    We so much appreciate DAF for continuing to perpetuate this tradition and also the members of Democrats Abroad France who will be representing us and laying wreaths. These are very moving events with flyovers and US military bands at some of the ceremonies.

  • Saturday, June 04, 2022 at 02:30 PM Paris Time · 17 rsvps
    Glacier du Roi in Marseille, France

    Guided Walking Tour of the Panier in Marseille

    Panier Event

    Please join Democrats Abroad Aix/Marseille for a leisurly walking tour to discover the hidden treasures of

    « Le Panier Historique & Insolite » in the center of Marseille, with our professional tour guide Robyn !

    On this 1 ½ hour free guided tour of Le Panier we will be going back in time to explore the major historical events in its history.

    Filled with anecdotes and iconic figures unknown to many, this tour will unveil some of Le Panier’s secrets,

    from Italian migrants to renaissance fighters there is something hidden in every passageway… 

    After our tour at 4 PM, all are welcome to join us for a beverage & a game of Pétanque at the « Bar des 13 coins ».

    FYI : The tour is capped at 20 participants

    Date : Saturday June 4th 2022

    Time : 2 :30 PM

    Meeting place : Glacier du Roi, 4 place de Lenche, 13002 Marseille

    Dont forget your walking shoes, bottle of water, sunscreen, hat and curiosity 😉

    For questions & information please contact Susan Fitoussi : susan.f[email protected] 

  • Tuesday, June 07, 2022 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 5 rsvps
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Wednesday, June 08, 2022 at 05:00 PM Paris Time
    Online in Bordeaux , France

    Politico-Cultural Chat : Bordeaux Chapter Zoom Event

    BORDEAUX CHAPTER POLITICO-CULTURE CHAT

    WHAT?

    A free-wheeling discussion of American politics but also History, Art, Film, Philosophy, Psychology…..

    Prepared and moderated by Trudy Bolter, Professeure des universités émérite, Sciences-Po Bordeaux

    WHERE?

    On Zoom 

    WHEN?

    Second Wednesday of every month, 5 to 7 PM

    HOW?

    Starting from a file of texts and artifacts (usually film) around a  core theme, conversation quickly develops

    Upon rsvp'ing we will send you the subject of the month and the suggested “prep work” via email. Please read as little or as much as you like - there is no “assignment”.

    JOIN US!

  • Tuesday, July 05, 2022 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2022 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, September 06, 2022 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, October 04, 2022 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2022 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]