2018-07-05 / News Briefs

July 14 Bastille Day Celebrations

The Alliance Française is celebrating Bastille Day with the laying of a wreath at the Rochambeau Monument on Sunday, July 14, at 5 p.m. at King Park during the Friends of King Park concert. The group is also holding a luncheon on Monday, July 16, at the Conanicut Yacht Club. The cost to attend is $45. Guest speaker John Quinn, Ph.D., Department of History, Salve Regina University, will present “From Dangerous Threat to Illustrious Ally: Changing Perceptions of France in the 18th century.” To RSVP or for more information, email afnewport@gmail.com.

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