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Past Events

Book Club – October 15

For October, we will be reading and discussing The Guest List by Lucy Fowley. Sign up by email, members only.

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Gentle Yoga via Google Hangout – Wednesday, September 23

Gentle yoga is for everyone! You will move your body in a gentle, comfortable way, encouraging movement without the potential for strain. This class will focus on alignment and breathing techniques of foundational yoga poses giving you the opportunity to learn and practice the basic principles. Pose modifications will be offered so that everyone, at every fitness and comfort level, can participate.

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Happy Hour – July 23

Join us for a drink at the Hopstore in the 1st for our next happy hour. We will plan to be outside where folks can keep some distance, but still enjoy each other's company. Open to anyone, bring a friend or meet some new ones. Look for the “Happy Hour” sign on one of the tables outside.

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Gentle Yoga via Zoom – Fridays 10:00 – 11:00

A gentle yoga practice focused on increasing mobility and flexibility in a slow, well-rounded approach. Additionally, we will focus on alignment and breathing techniques of foundational yoga poses giving you the opportunity to learn and practice the basic principles.

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Digital Happy Hour – May 21

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our desire to reduce its spread as much as possible, Happy Hour has moved into the virtual world. Just because the bars are closed does not mean we have to cancel Happy Hour! The bad news is that we don't get to see each other in real life, but the good news is people who are normally unable to attend Happy Hour might be able to join us here! So let’s toast with our favorite homemade drink! 

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Online Book Club – May 16

Quarantine or no quarantine, book club will go on, and more than likely, we'll be meeting online in May! For May, we will be reading The Friend by Sigrid Nunez.

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Pizza with Phil – May 2

Who doesn't love a scrumptious homemade pizza? Join Phil Leventhal for ACL's first online cooking class on May 2, 2020. Phil will offer some tips and tricks, as well as walk you through the process of making a perfect pie!

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Digital Happy Hour – April 3

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our desire to reduce its spread as much as possible, we're moving Happy Hour into the virtual world. Just because the bars are closed does not mean we have to cancel Happy Hour! The bad news is that we don't get to see each other in real life, but the good news is people who are normally unable to attend Happy Hour might be able to join us here! So let’s toast with our favorite homemade drink! 

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Online Book Club – April 18

Quarantine or no quarantine, book club will go on! For April, we will be reading and discussing any of the books that we have yet to read. With the quarantine, we want you to take advantage of those books we have around the house that we meant to get to but just haven't had time. (If you need suggestions, don't hesitate to ask, as we also have some recommendations.) This way we can discover a range of new books together.

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Digital Happy Hour – April 24

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our desire to reduce its spread as much as possible, we're moving Happy Hour into the virtual world. Just because the bars are closed does not mean we have to cancel Happy Hour! The bad news is that we don't get to see each other in real life, but the good news is people who are normally unable to attend Happy Hour might be able to join us here! So let’s toast with our favorite homemade drink! 

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Digital Happy Hour – April 17

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our desire to reduce its spread as much as possible, we're moving Happy Hour into the virtual world. Just because the bars are closed does not mean we have to cancel Happy Hour! The bad news is that we don't get to see each other in real life, but the good news is people who are normally unable to attend Happy Hour might be able to join us here! So let’s toast with our favorite homemade drink! 

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Day Trip Skiing in the Alps – March 14

You love skiing/snowboarding?!!! You are not the only one... :-)

You already enjoyed the slopes with your family during winter vacation but you already miss it?!!! Or you still haven’t had a chance to ski yet and dream about it every night?!!! ;-)

We are lucky to live in Lyon, which means... we are so close to the beautiful ski resorts of the Alps... so, let’s enjoy a one-day of fun skiing together!!!

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Karaoke Happy Hour – March 13

Join us to celebrate St Patrick's Day a little early this year... let's sing like crazy people in a completely privatized room in a bar and enjoy 2 hours of pure "lacher prise" as the French would say!!!

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Ladies’ Breakfast – March 8

In honor of International Women's Rights Day the American Club is organizing a meet up. All the ladies of the club are encouraged to join us for breakfast from 9am to 11am. Space is limited to 15! You can sign up for a waitlist in event of cancellations. RSVP by Thursday, March 5th. Non-members are welcome to sign up on the waitlist at the invitation of an active ACL member. If there are still places remaining 3 days prior to the event, ACL will contact waitlist persons in order of sign up.

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Basketball Event: Villeurbanne Vs Monaco – March 1st

Join us for an exciting basketball game between our local team Villeurbanne and the current leader of French league Monaco! Villeurbanne (ASVEL) and Monaco are currently fighting with Dijon for first place in the Jeep Elite league.

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Cheese Lovers – February 13

Thursday February 13th is the night you’ll be celebrating your love for cheese and wine! Whether or not you have plans for Valentine’s day, join us for a guilt-free fun night and set a trend celebrating another kind of love!  The event is free for ACL members which includes the cheese platter. Non-member guest fees: 12€ Beverage and any other consumption is to be covered by the consumer.  You need to be signed into the ACL website to view the event details.

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Story Time – Sunday, October 13

Bring your kids and their favorite bed time story and join us for a fun Sunday afternoon. We'll read a selection of the books you bring, they just need to…

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Pétanque and Pastis 2nd Try

Come join as we again try to enjoy some morning Pétanque, with any luck the rain will stay away this time!

JULY 28th at 10:00AM-12:00

Due to space this event will be limited to 16 participants, so RSVP now!

Login to RSVP before Friday, the 26th end of day.

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Happy Hour – 23 August

Our monthly happy hour is a time for members to meet each other in our growing community. Bring a friend along too if you'd like. This month we will be frequenting…

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Pétanque and Pastis, June 9

What could be more Lyonnais than a game of pétanque and a free glass of pastis? We will be meeting for a lively afternoon of just this! Please bring a set of "boules de pétanque" per player. Look forward to seeing you there!

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