NJ Open House
FIAF Montclair
Fall Open House

Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 1–5:30pm
FIAF Montclair

Join us at our fall open house in Montclair for a fun Saturday in French!

Sample our French classes for free and enjoy fun activities for all ages. Save on memberships and upcoming fall classes.

FIAF teachers and staff will be on hand to answer all your questions about our programs and help you find the right class.

  • French Classes for Adults
    • 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm, 3:45pm

      Get a taste of learning French at FIAF in free 30-minute classes available at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

  • Wine Tastings
    • 4–5:30pm
      Reserve by Sep 12

      Join us for a “Chez vous wine tasting” session with sommelière Sylvia Rogalle from Paris featuring a selection of three wine and food pairings.

      Ms. Rogalle has over 15 years of experience in wine sales, wine tasting lessons, and wine menu management. She is co-owner of Le vin qui chante restaurant in Paris, host of monthly wine tastings at Bar à l’heure du vin in Paris, and manager of Âme et esprit du vin wine shop in Paris.

      In French and English.
      Attendees must be 21+.

      FIAF Members $30
      Non-Members $35

      Bread courtesy of Le French Dad; charcuterie courtesy of Les Trois Petits Cochons

  • French Classes for Children (ages 7–10 / 11–14)
    • 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm, 3:45pm

      Kids and teens will get a taste of learning French at FIAF in free 30-minute lessons available at the beginner and intermediate levels.

  • Arts & Crafts in French (ages 2–3 / 4–6)
    • 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm, 3:45pm

      Les petits artistes will make their own fall-themed arts-and-crafts while learning French words and phrases in 30-minute workshops.

  • Baking in French (ages 4–10)
    • 1:45–2:15pm, 3–3:30pm, 4:15–4:45pm
      Reserve by Sep 12

      Children will bake a delicious fall-themed dessert and learn French words and phrases in free 30-minute hands-on workshops.

  • Music Workshops (ages 5–7 / 7–10)
    • Meli-Melody is opening music workshops starting in September at FIAF Montclair. Kids will sample these workshops during the Open House. They will enjoy playful music-based games and activities in French to perfect their ear and rhythm. Both French and English sessions are offered.

      Ages 5–7
      1:15pm, 2:30pm

      Music Initiation: A preparatory and fun approach to music and song with Melopie, a French method for young ones.

      Ages 7–10
      1:45pm, 3:15pm

      Music Beginner: Playful activities to held kids discover musical concepts, sharpen their listening skills, and prepare or complement the practice of an instrument.

  • Prize Drawing: Win a Fall Class
    • Win a free fall class (11 weeks) for adults or children! Each attendee will receive a complimentary prize drawing ticket.

  • Save 10% on Fall Classes
    • Register for any upcoming fall group class during the open house and get a 10% discount. Teachers will be on hand to help you find the class that’s right for you.

      Discount only available on the day of the open house and cannot be combined with any other discounts except the family/multiple-class/referral discounts. Not valid on any private lessons or à petits pas Excellence program.

  • Save 10% on Memberships
    • Sign up for a FIAF Montclair Membership during the Open House and get a 10% discount.

      Join and gain access to our onsite French library and the digital library Culturethèque. Enjoy free entrance to monthly Rendez-Vous art, wine, and conversation evenings, and get discounts on tickets for all other FIAF Montclair events.