A strong culture of engagement.
Join us at our many cultural, educational and celebratory gatherings.
From the "Oui" Run 5K and Lycée French Market to La Soirée and La Nuit de la Lecture, LFC's amazing events enhance the LFC experience for all.
Taking place each spring, La Soirée is our premier fundraising event. The 500+ attendees enjoy a fabulous evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment along with silent and live auctions. A paddle raise supports a special project chosen annually in concert with students, parents, faculty and leadership. Volunteers needed: 30.
For one weekend each November, LFC's campus transforms into a bustling French market and bistro. Many local and French artisans participate in this public event, selling home décor, apparel, jewelry, accessories, gourmet food and more. Organized by the Parent Association, it welcomes more than 2,000 visitors over the course of the weekend. Volunteers needed: 100.
The “Oui” Run 5K is a family-friendly race through our beautiful Ravenswood/Lincoln Square neighborhood, which takes places every September. The 5K run (USATF Certified Course IL16064NM), kids races and post-event breakfast are open to all. À vos marques, prêts, partez! Volunteers needed:150.
Every November, the LFC hosts an Open House, welcoming interested families to learn about our school. It is our most important recruiting event of the year and is an opportunity for students, parents, teachers and staff to share first-hand information about our school and community with prospective families. Volunteers needed: 50.
Each winter, La Nuit de la Lecture is an opportunity to celebrate literature in all its expressions, through student exhibitions, workshops, shows, storytelling, author meetings, a book fair and more. In addition to enjoying the event, families can help set up this evening full of fun activities for children and adults that places books, words and the pleasure of reading on center stage. Volunteers needed: 60
This popular half-day celebration in May is for grandparents, aunts, uncles, older siblings, caregivers, friends and neighbors who play a special role in the lives of LFC students. They learn about the educational programs and extracurricular activities while visiting students in their classrooms and enjoying breakfast in the gym. Volunteers needed: 15.
The golf outing is a family event suitable for all levels. Participants play a nine-hole tournament with our student golfers, followed by a festive luncheon and awards ceremony. Volunteers needed: 10.
A tradition in France, a "kermesse" is an end of school year celebration taking place each June. Organized by the Parent Association, the entire LFC community comes together to enjoy fun activities and games for all ages, music, food, drinks and more. Volunteers needed: 80.