The École Française de Melbourne is once again offering a fundraising online auction to benefit the communities and programs of Caulfield Junior College (CJC) (which is the École Française de Melbourne). The school is also offering a raffle – tickets are $5 and there are 2 Decathlon bikes to be won!
There are only 3 days left (until December 2) to try your luck by bidding on online auction items, so don’t waste time!
The online auction lots are the following:
beauty products: from Arbonne, from Rodan + Fields, as well as coffrets from French Beauty; and a cut and style from Major Chase Salon
for arts lovers: tickets to an improv show (or a family improv workshop) from The French Loop, tickets to the So Frenchy So Chic festival, double tickets to Classic Cinemas,
for the gourmands: Ducs de Gascogne farandoles, a hamper of cider and olive oil from Harts Farm, a fraisier from Frenchilicious Kitchen, a magnum of Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve champagne, a voucher from Agathe Patisserie, a voucher from Baker Bleu, a box of Cacao, a voucher from Bruno&Co, a voucher for take-away products from Goodies.
for children: a Corolle baby doll, VTech toys, an after-school activity, a half-day vacation tennis camp, Merryl’s Mosaic half-day vacation program
Experiences: cross-cultural training, a one-hour interior design consultation, full access to the French Hack membership, a one-on-one yoga session, 10 pilates classes, a Tree Tops Adventure experience, 10 weeks of French classes from the Alliance Française de Melbourne, and a pet photography session
art – watercolour prints
To take advantage of this auction and participate in a fundraiser that will benefit CJC’s communities and programs go to https://app.galabid.com/cjcfete and place your bids now!
Option also to register by texting “cjcfete” followed by your full name to 0458 678 678 (ex. cjcfete John Smith).
The auction is a great opportunity to support the École Française de Melbourne but also to do your Christmas shopping!
Taren Point Public School is holding La Belle Vie French market this Sunday. The 4rh edition of this French market will see stalls selling food, drink as well as fashion, homewares, art products – perfect to buy your Mother’s Day gifts.
TAREN POINT PUBLIC SCHOOL
The school has been a member of the Australian Association of French English Bilingual Schools for four years and the market is also in its 4th year. Previous years have seen attendance of 5,000 people at the La Belle Vie French Market.
Francophone Association of Southern Sydney (FASS), a local not for profit group which promotes French language and culture in the community, assists Taren Point Public School in making La Belle Vie Market happen. It’s involved in supplying volunteers on market day but also in the planning and organisation of the market event from an administration perspective.
LA BELLE VIE FRENCH MARKET This year there are more than 60 stalls offering fabulous French products across food, drink, fashion, homewares, art, as well as a Citroen Club car display and live music throughout the day.
LIVE MUSIC: ‘ACCORDI-ng To US’ will play from 9am to midday and singer, Christelle Nativel will perform from midday to close.
STALLS AT LA BELLE VIE FRENCH MARKET
French products for yourself and for others
A French Affair – tea towels and tablecloths
Au Revoir Les Filles – Parisian-style jewellery
Beju – hand crafted European jewellery
Big on Hats – wide-brimmed French hats and the iconic beret
Canal Plus – French cable TV
Decathlon – French sportswear
France at Home – your French supermarket online in Australia
French Cargo – diffusers, scents, body lotions, décor items, linens, jewellery, scarves and so much more
Fora Studios – unique and sustainable products for the modern garden, home and craft lover
Funked Up Eclectic Treasures – french/vintage inspired and funked up treasures
Holala Paris – French Homewares, designed in Australia and handmade in France
Janneys Vinney vintage
Jan Roach vintage
Kalaf Artwork – epoxy resin serving boards, serving knives, kitchen utensils, coasters and wall art
La Brocante’ with Kathy Finch – pre-loved, vintage, retro and collectable pieces
Le Van du Livre – French books
May Clementson vintage – French homewares
Mo Resin – jewellery with artistic designs embedded with materials such as Dutch Gold and Silver leaf into epoxy resin
Mrs Flowers – flowers straight from the Sydney Flower Markets to La Belle Vie French Market
Oatley Bay Candles
Pottery by Pottier – pottery and artworks
2nd Vie (previously Just Swiss by Chris) – sustainable items hand made using fabric sourced from local business or from charities: car tidies, cutlery holders, lavender bags that can be used and re-used around the house, out and about, in the car, or just for decoration.
Secrets of Eden – pretty flower crowns and headbands for the princesses in your life, and unique Macrame creations
Toothless – hand-made tooth fairy pillows
Whitelaw & Newton Decoupage Trays
Food & Drink stalls
Alexander Roastery – coffee
Bella Icecream Van & Jumping Castles
Byron Bay Olive Co – Marinated olives, sweet garlic, extra-virgin olive oil and tapenade amongst other delicacies
Carne/Ash Rotisserie – rotisserie chicken and porchetta, roast potatoes
Cheese on Wheels
Choux Patisserie – beautiful éclairs
Citrus and Sugar – lemonade and delicious juices made from all real fruit, nothing artificial and no preservatives.
Crepe de France
Fils de Pomme – French botanical organic cider
Frenchies Bistro and Brewery – French style beers made for Aussies
Frencheese – raclette
French Oven – fine French pastry made my hand and not by machine
Great Southern mead & honey – honey fresh from the hive
La Bastide – charcuterie
La Bonne Crepe
La Bonne Fromagerie – cheeses
La Gitana – paella
Le Saucier – home-made pasta, pasta sauces and fine finishing sauces
Le Secret Wines – French wines, characteristic of their region and from small family owned vineyards
Les Petits Gars
Madame Madeleine – Madeleines in original flavours including lemon butter, French Earl Gray, matcha, caramelised honey.
Madleine Bakery – freshly baked madeleines
Pistou – traditional French deli foods
Sacre Bleu! (Caneles and Co)
Stephs Gourmet Foods
The Original Smoke & Spice Company – herb and spice mixes
Tonton Bread – bread and pastries
Wendy’s Crafts – jam, marmalade & relish
Citroen Car Club
FASS Book stall
Meccano Modellers Association
Taren Point Public School Enviro stall
Want to participate in a future edition of La Belle Vie French market?
Contact Anyes McLean via email at [email protected]. Stalls must have a French connection, to ensure the authenticity of the market.
KEY INFO FOR LA BELLE VIE FRENCH MARKET
WHAT: La Belle Vie French Market
WHEN: Sunday 1 May 9am to 3pm
WHERE: Taren Point Public School,
HOW MUCH: Entry by coin donation at the gate – all proceeds assist the learning programs at Taren Point Public School