“Springtime in Paris” is scheduled for 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Le Club Calumet in Augusta. The event will benefit two community programs that support the learning of French: the Maine French Heritage Language Program, and French at the University of Maine at Augusta.

The Maine French Heritage Language Program is an afterschool elementary program offered by the City of Augusta Recreation Bureau at Lincoln Elementary that promotes the understanding of local Franco-American culture, as well as French cultures around the world, according to a release from the recreation bureau.

French at UMA offers classes and supports cultural programming to bring students and community members together to appreciate the richness and vitality of Maine’s Franco-American community. People can learn about bothprograms at uma.edu/frenchatuma.html and uma.edu/mfhlp.html

The food of Le Club Calumet will be complemented by a performance by Joelle Morris, who will sing songs of the great Piaf. The live and silent auctions will be an opportunity to secure items with both French and eclectic flavors, according to the release.

Tickets cost are $40 per person. A table of eight is $300. To reserve tickets, call 626-2350, or email [email protected] or [email protected]. Tickets also can be bought at the Augusta Recreation Department in Buker Community Center at 22 Armory St.


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