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Seeking Private French Tutor
We are looking for a private tutor for our 13-year-old daughter (seventh grade) starting around late June / early July. Hoping to cover material from the second trimester of seventh grade; she was out of school. We have a flexible schedule. Please email Beth Hykes at bethhykes@yahoo.com.
 
FASPS Teacher Seeking Rental
Do you or some you know have a flat or condo for rent? Teacher seeking affordable 1+ bed, 1 bath condo, cottage, or cabana with full kitchen within a 25-minute commute of FASPS. Tenant comes with one sleepy senior cat. Potential landlords please text or call Annette at (206) 775-6639, or email her at annetteh@fasps.org. Thank you!
 
FASPS Educational Assistant Fundraising for Borgen Project
For my birthday this year, I am currently fundraising for the Borgen Project, a Seattle-based nonprofit that fights global poverty through legislation and political involvement. Due to the organization's strong success and transparency, I assure you that any money donated will go straight to poverty alleviation efforts around the world. If you would like to be a superhero and donate, please click here. Thank you!
 
Looking for French Tutor
We are looking for private beginner French lessons for two girls aged 12 (6th grade) starting around April 20. Wednesday afternoons or Saturdays would work well with our schedules. Please contact Mollie Huppert at mollie_brown@yahoo.com.
 
Café Rencontre de l’UFE le 23 avril à 9h30
Ce rendez-vous mensuel est un moment privilégié et convivial pour accueillir les nouveaux Français et francophones arrivant dans la région et pour retrouver les anciens. Ambiance chaleureuse de partage d'expériences, d'adresses et de conseils. Retrouvons nous mardi 23 avril de 9h30 à midi au Dilettante Mocha Café (1450 114th Ave SE, Suite 120 ,à Bellevue). Evénement gratuit, réservé aux Français, francophones et francophiles adhérents ou non à l’UFE. Les enfants sont les bienvenus. Merci d'indiquer votre venue ici et au plaisir de vous retrouver !
 
Soirée Beat Attitude, slam et poésie
L’association Made in France vous donne rendez-vous mercredi 24 avril 2019 de 18h à 19h pour une soirée BEAT ATTITUDE ! SLAM INTERNATIONAL & POÉSIE à WeWork Lincoln Square (10400 NE 4th Street, Suite 500, Bellevue, WA 98004). Au programme : Slam, poésie, dédicace de leur recueil par les artistes Sébastien Gavinet et Annalisa Mari Pegrum, et apéritif offert par Cépaé-La Parisienne. RSVP / contact@madeinfrance-usa.org. ENTRÉE GRATUITE / Une donation de $5 est suggérée comme contribution au projet caritatif Morocco’s Backpack mené par les lycéens de Made in France. Click Here for Details
 
Calling all Toddlers, Preschoolers and Kindergartners! The Circus is on its way (April 27)!
The Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA) is excited to host the 53rd annual Circus! Music, performers, pony rides, bounce house, trampoline, face painting, dunk tank, carnival games, food trucks, and more! This event is a homespun circus on a grand scale that year after year draws young families regionwide for a day of fun and community gathering. You won’t want to miss it! WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. WHERE: Islander Middle School, 7447 84th Ave. SE. WHO / WHAT: Kids, ages 2-8, and their families COST: All-access wristbands are $15 per child ($10 for MIPA members). Adults are free. $5 pony carousel. $10 raffle tickets. If you or your child have outgrown Circus, please consider helping out at this MI community favorite; we need volunteers grades 6 and up. There are three shifts available; Friday, April 26, 5-7pm; and Saturday, April 27, 9:30am-12:30pm or 12:15pm-3:15pm. Sign up by emailing Talina Birashk at tbirashk@stmonicasea.org For more information, click here.
 
Lecture on French Art on April 30
"The Bayeux Tapestry: History in Stitches" by Rebecca Albiani, 7:00pm, Tuesday, April 30, Mercer Island Community and Events Center. $15. Click Here for Details
 
« Une heure de tranquillité » Théâtre en français, le 9, 10, 11 Mai 2019, 20h00 à Kirkland, WA
Après “Le Prénom” présenté en 2018, la compagnie "Les Seagulls" présente la pièce "Une heure de tranquillité" de Florian Zeller, mise en scène de Sébastien Plisson, avec Mélissa Kordahi, Jonathan Garcia, Katya Samoylenko, Jérôme Vasseur, Cédric Barnet et Nicolas Moreau. "Michel est un passionné de jazz. Un matin, il déniche au marché aux puces un disque introuvable dont il rêve depuis trente ans. Alors qu'il s'installe dans son salon pour l'écouter, sa femme veut lui parler de ses tourments, sa maîtresse menace de dévoiler leur liaison, ..." Tickets en vente ici: https://universe.com/uhdt. Contact: lesseagulls@gmail.com.
 
Mother / Son Game Night on May 10
Friday, May 10, 79pm at the Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club. Calling all elementary-school-age sons and their Moms: Please join us for our Third Annual Mother / Son Game Night. American Ninja Warrior-themed obstacle courses, board games, dessert, and other fun surprises. Pre-order ticket price is $25 for Mom + Son(s), $40 at the door. Please consider bringing a new or gently used book (K-2 Grade Level) in exchange for a door prize ticket. Click here to register.
 
Grand BBQ Potluck de l'UFE Seattle Samedi 22 Juin
Click here for details.
 
Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club Little League
Co-ed for 4-6 year olds and 6-7 year olds. Click here for details.