LEWISTON — Singer and pianist Louis Philippe will provide the entertainment at the La Rencontre at L/A’s Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., on Thursday, July 13. The gathering will start at 11:25 a.m. and doors will open at 10.

The homecooked meal will be meatloaf with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, apple pie and ice cream. The cost of the meal and the program is $10 a person.

After the meal, Louis Philippe will present an encore performance of French and English songs, with an occasional intermingling of humor. A Lewiston native whi is now based in Portland, he has launched Reindeer Records, a small, grass-roots label that continues to bring music, business experience and career exposure to entry-level artists. Louis Philippe has a number of CDs available, including “La Vie En Rose – A Tribute to Piaf” and “Father Frenchie comes to Lewiston.”

Several raffle prizes will be drawn at the end of the event.

La Rencontre is not restricted to French-speakers or even those of Franco descent. All are welcome to attend the monthly meal and event, as long as spots remain open.

The center is handicapped accessible.

Guests may contact the center office for reservations at 207-783-1585. E-mail reservations may be sent to [email protected]

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