MA Shumin's Events (5)

September 5, 2017
  • September 5 - Francophone Kids Meetup

  • Sep 5, 2017 from 6:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Central Park
  • Description:
    Francophone Kids Meetup
    seeking fluent French speaking children ages 5 to 10
    with French speaking caregivers preferred, but not required
    event is FREE
    we meet up two times a month over the academic year September 2017 to June 2018
    museums, galleries, parks, markets, hiking trips, various other outings
    we do reading, games, scavenger hunts, quests
    the bi-monthly meetups are meant to be social, educational and fun
    while exploring New York City in full French immersion
    Fall 2017 dates:
    Tuesday, September 5 - Central Park
    Saturday, September 16 - location TBD 
    Monday, October 9 - location TBD
    Saturday, October 21- location TBD
    Tuesday, November 7- location TBD
    Saturday, November 18 - location TBD

    Email: LBRfrench(at)


  • Created by: MA Shumin
May 4, 2014
  • Le Ballon Rouge @ Green-Woodstock

  • May 4, 2014 from 5:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location: Greenwood Playground, Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn
  • Description:
    Green-Woodstock a family neighborhood festival this Sunday May 4 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. Le Ballon Rouge will have a stand with French storytime, arts & crafts, activities, games, marelle. For Green-Woodstock's raffle contest [$1 tickets] we are donating 7 sessions of French singalong @Lark Cafe for $150 value. Please come visit us and look for the red balloons!

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    mommy to Mason & Laetitia - French learners since they were in the womb

  • Created by: MA Shumin
April 28, 2014
December 30, 2013
  • Galette Tasting! French preschool playgroup

  • Dec 30, 2013 from 5:30am to 7:00am
  • Location: Park Slope, Brooklyn
  • Description:
    Le Ballon Rouge is celebrating the new year on 12/30, 10:30am to 12pm with galette tasting French playgroup at Park Slope Library - 6th ave & 9thst. For all level of French speaking preschoolers and their caregivers, younger and older siblings are welcome too. Space is limited – registration is required. Event is FREE; families will share the cost of galettes. We will be savoring some delicious galettes from various bakeries, including Patisserie Colson and Provence en Boite. There will be lots of games and activities. Let’s toast the new year and see who is crowned King or Queen!
    Please email: LBRfrench(at)
  • Created by: MA Shumin
December 23, 2013
  • French playgroup in Park Slope during Holiday break

  • Dec 23, 2013 from 6:00am to 7:30am
  • Location: Two Moon Art House & Cafe
  • Description:

    Happy holidays!! Le Ballon Rouge is organizing a series of free French playgroups for preschoolers and their parents in Park Slope community during this holiday break – all levels of French speakers welcome.

    Dec 23rd, 11am-12:30pm
    at Two Moon Art House & Cafe 
    Christmas Readings by native French speaking parents, songs, games & activities

    Space is limited and RSVP is required
    please email: LBRfrench(at)

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  • Created by: MA Shumin