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French classes in Old Town Alexandria for children


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French Festival at the Hillwood Mansion on July 15th

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on June 30, 2017 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Indulge your inner Francophile with eighteenth-century French amusements in celebration of Bastille Day and Hillwood's French decorative arts collection.


D-Day Commemoration in Old Town Alexandria

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on June 2, 2017 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Please join the Alexandria-Caen Sister City's D-Day Commemoration on Saturday, June 2 at 2:30-5:00 at City Hall. 

Old Town French will be there with a special French activitiy for children! More information: https://alexandriacaen.wordpress.com/2017/04/25/2017-d-day-events-june-1-3/

Georgetown French Market-April 28-30, 2017

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on April 24, 2017 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Feel like you're in Paris this Friday-Sunday in Georgetown!


My favorite French books

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on April 5, 2017 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is a list of some of my favorite French books. Most of these books you may find on amazon.com (start there first) or amazon.fr 

My favorite local bookstores who have French books are: Hooray for Books in Old Town Alexandria, Bonjour Maman in Kensington, MD and Politics and Prose in Washington, DC

Paris s'envole   (in French) or Paris, Up, Up and Away (in English) by Hélène Druvert.  A very whimsical book: The Eiffel Tower decides to...

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French concert for families on March 3, 2017

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on January 26, 2017 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Vive la musique! Let’s sing and dance en français with Achille! Children and families are invited to attend a special concert with local musician, Achille, who will be singing popular children’s French songs.


When: Friday, March 3, 2017 from 5-6pm


Where: The Lyceum

201 S. Washington St.

Alexandria, VA 22314


Price: $5 per person

(ages 12 mo and under are free)

About the musician: Achille An...

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Please vote for Old Town French!

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on September 23, 2016 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

We're so excited to announce that Old Town French is a finalist in the Liveliest Language Class category in Red Tricycle’s Totally Awesome Awards. We are one of 10 language companies who have been nominated in the Washington, DC area!  Bravo! Voting runs until September 30th and the Finalist with the most votes will be the winner. 

If you love Old Town French,

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Parent's Night Out September 24th

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on September 16, 2016 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

On Saturday, Sept. 24th, 2016 at 5-8pm, I will be hosting a Parent’s Night Out with Arts on the Horizon and the Downtown Baptist Church here at the church. Your child/children (ages 3-12) will enjoy an enriching evening of art, stories, drama and music while you have a nice evening out in Old Town Alexandria! Your children bring their own bagged dinner and eats with us. The cost is $20 for the first child and $10 for the second, third, etc.

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May 21st:Parent's Night Out at the DBC

Posted by Rebecca Anderson on May 2, 2016 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

“Around the World” Parent’s Night Out

Hosted by: The Downtown Baptist Church, Old Town French and Arts on the Horizon.

When: Saturday May 21st at 5-8 pm

Who: Children ages 3-11 years of age.

Price: $20 for the first child, $10 for each additional child.


Enjoy an evening in Old Town while your child has fun at our “Around the World” themed Parents Night Out. During the 3-hour experience, children will “travel...

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