5th Annual Marche francais/French Marketplace 2010

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

This event is a hop, skip and a jump from the Fraser Valley.  We think it sounds like a fantastic event for families, Francophones, teachers and others.

Canadian Parents for French – New Westminster Chapter is preparing for the 5th Annual Marché français/French Marketplace.

Come and experience a bit of French culture at the Marché français. Meet vendors of hard-to-find French resources (books, music, electronics, games and more) and interesting French-themed items.

Listen to French and French-Canadian accordion music performed by Chris Messytone (4 pm – 6 pm) while enjoying delicious crêpes and maple treats. There will be a children’s activity and craft area as well as a raffle. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome!

Some of the vendors at the Marché français 2010:

  • French Bestsellers – DVD’s, videos, music, games, etc.
  • French Usborne Books - www.usbornebooksathome.ca
  • L’École des Loisirs – Abonnements MAX – Quality book subscriptions from France.
  • Sophia Books – The biggest selection of French Resources in the province.
  • Word Nerd Language and Education Ltd. – www.word-nerd.ca
  • CPF – New West – Will be selling 100% Maple Syrup and other maple products from Quebec. As well as resources for parents and students.
  • Crêperie la Bohème – Sweet and savory crêpes.
  • Frogs – Adorable hand-knit frog hats, mitts, and scarves.
  • Maison Côté – Herbs, spices, oils, vinegars, mustards, and more.
  • Maple Sugar Shack – Traditional le sirop d’érable (maple taffy served on a bed of snow) and maple sugar cones.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 2:45 pm – 8:00 pm.
École Herbert Spencer School Gym
605 Second Street, New Westminster

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