March, 2023

Next Tech Support Session!
Wednesday, April 5

WICE Member Benefit!    An excellent reason to join WICE!
Your tech questions answered--for free!   

You can get help from the friendly and knowledgeable WICE TECH TEAM:  Jonathan Weiland, Mike Franks, Dania Lawand, and Richard Perlman. The goal of the Tech Talks is to ensure members have the ability to fully participate in WICE and other online activities. 

Next Tech Support session, on Zoom: 
Wednesday, 5 April 18h – 19h

Each Tech Talk is divided in two parts:
  1. First, the Tech team will address questions related to participating in online events and activities. Priority will be given to questions submitted in advance. Email your questions/problems to techquestions@wice-paris.org.  
  2. The second part will consist of a discussion on computer and internet topics of general interest, not necessarily related to WICE activities.
We will hold these hour-long informal sessions once a month, generally on the first Wednesday of the month.
Tech Talk is free but you must register to participate. REGISTER HERE or send an email to techquestions@wice-paris.org to receive the Zoom link.

Send your questions to techquestions@wice-paris.org.

Disclaimer: This is advice only and to the best of our volunteers’ ability.  WICE does not guarantee results and is not responsible for any damages to personal devices that may occur.
WICE Member Benefit!
French English Conversation Group


Tuesdays & Fridays3:00-4:30
Participants are divided into small groups of 5 - 6 people, and the conversations are 45 minutes in French and 45 minutes in English. There's no formal topic, subjects arise spontaneously and change as the group desires. Although an intermediate level of English and French is expected, there is a wide range of abilities. 
Participation is free with WICE Membership — One more reason to become a member!
Tuesdays we meet at: 
Maison Communale 
69 rue Violet 75015 
Métro: Commerce,
Buses: 42, 88, 70
Fridays we meet at:
Le Patronage Laïque Jules Vallès 
72 Av. Félix Faure, 75015
Métro: Ligne 8 Arrêt: Boucicaut
Buses: 62, 70, 80, 88 
To join our in-person conversations please contact Mary-Jo at: 

Registration not required


Tuesdays & Fridays3:00-4:30, & Thursdays 6:00-7:30

To participate in the Tuesday or Friday conversations on Zoom, contact Dania Lawand at: dania.lawand@wice-paris.org.

To participate in the Thursday conversations on Zoom, contact Elisabetta at elisabetta.bianchi@wice-paris.org.

March Activities!
Basics of Indian Cuisine with Chef Anjali Pathak
Learn the secrets to spice cooking in an immersive dining experience with Chef Anjali Pathak. Create  Chicken Tikka MasalaTadka Dhal (lentil soup), Pilau Rice, & Cucumber Mint Raita
Tuesday March 21, 12pm - 3pm. Register hereLocation provided upon registration.

Modern Indian Cuisine with Chef Anjali Pathak

Chef Anjali will teach you the secrets to spice cooking. Learn how to create a heartwarming family style menu of Slow Roast Chicken with Smoked Spices, Jewelled Coriander Cous Cous, & Toasted Cumin Raita.
Thursday March 30, 12pm - 3pm Register hereLocation provided upon registration.

Creative Expression and Drawing Workshop
A playful two-hour drawing workshop for people who draw or want to draw. 
30 March, 2pm-3:30pm Register here.

Photography class: Telling a story in Pictures with Juan Manuel Abellan
Date and location coming soon
Spring Courses & Activities!
Coming in Spring! 

The Craft of Writing - Spring Edition - Three sessions: 22 April, 29 April, 06 May. Soon: Registration opening; check website.
Google Search Techniques - 12 April; Free for WICE members. Register here
Making Gmail Work for You - 10 May; Free for WICE members. Register here
iPhone Tips and Tricks - 14 June; Free for WICE members. Register here.

Third Thursdays: WICE Apéros / Lunches
WICE Lunches: A chance to enjoy a lively lunch with fellow WICE members. You pay only for what you eat and drink. 
Time: 12:00 - 3:00
Location: Upstairs at Le Saint Germain, 62 rue du Bac, 75006
Registration is requiredand limited to WICE membersdue to limited café space. 

WICE Apéros:  Enjoy snacks, drinks, and fellowship with other WICE members, instructors, and volunteers.
Time: 5:30 - 7:30
Location: Le Saint Germain café, 62 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris

Registration is required. For Members and Their Guests. Online payments preferred. 
Champagne Door Prize!

  Register for 16 March Lunch here.
Register for 20 April Apéro here
Register for 18 May Lunch here
                     Register for 15 June Apéro:
                 Registration coming soon 
Language Classes Continue for Spring 
 (All languages classes are remote for this trimester.)
  • French 3
  • French 4 
  • French Film Discussion
  • English Film Discussion (formerly American Film Classics)
  • French Guided Discussion
  • English Guided Discussion
Next trimester is April 11 - June 30. See website for details coming soon and sign up to reserve your spot. 
 WICE Language Courses
The WICE series of leisurely walks will introduce you to famous names and fabulous buildings, social history and local legends, high culture and juicy scandal. Pick just one or take them all.

Instructor Deborah Hunter, from Edinburgh, Scotland, has a background in museums and culture, and enjoys exploring unexpected sights in familiar places.
In the Luxembourg Gardens, a popular tourist site, we will focus on some of the extraordinary women of the neighborhood: the former queen who created the gardens, the pioneering female scientist who lived there, and the cross-dressing revolutionary writer who worked there. In contrast, it was also a site of horror.
Sunday, March 19, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   To register, visit here
Discover people & places in the Paris area
historically known for woodworking
Explore fascinating parts of Paris off the beaten path. This walk focuses on the quartier populaire south and west of Place Bastille, and the people who lived and worked there. 
Note Date Change: Sunday March 26, 11-12:30
For more information and to register for Storming the Bastille, visit here.
Once a thriving industrial zone, this area is still a port for pleasure cruise boats and is home to media companies. We will walk along the quayside, pop into the Parc André Citroën, visit one of France’s darker historical periods, and have an unexpected encounter with Lady Liberty.
Note Date Change: Saturday April 1, 11-12:30. To register, visit here
Help WICE!

Location Coordinator Needed!

To work with mairies, churches, cafés, and WICE programs on details for events being held in these spaces.
Working knowledge of French required.

Email us today with your interest:  wice@wice-paris.org

And remember, WICE is always seeking 
many volunteers to do many tasks!

If you have a suggestion please email us at


If you've been enjoying our language, writing, and film courses, French-English Conversation groups, the Bilingual Book Group, Tech Talk, Apéros, and so much more, please consider giving a donation!

Please donate here.
WHIP!  What's Happening In Paris
Film Screening & St Patrick's Festival 
If you have an event to publicize, please
send a notice to wicedirect@wice-paris.org, and we may include it.

Lost in Frenchlation shows French films with English subtitles.

FILM: TOI NON PLUS TU N’AS RIEN VU directed by Béatrice Pollet

DATE: Friday, March 17, 7-10pm.  Drinks from 7pm, Screening at 8pm, then Q&A with the director
CINEMA: Club de l’Étoile, 14 Rue Troyon, Paris 8
TICKETS: €8-€10. To reserve tickets, use link
For a list of future films and dates, click here

Dates: March 15 - 19 (Wednesday - Sunday)
Come to the CCI for evenings of Irish music and days of street performers, concerts, + more! 

(Sign up now--some performances are sold out.)


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