Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Peace Corps Week 2009

Join BARPCV as we celebrate Peace Corps Week in 2009! Kick off the celebration of service with Restaurant Week, give a talk about your service through Speakers' Bureau, or give of your time through a community service opportunity. Peace Corps Restaurant Week! February 22 – February 28, 2009 Help us celebrate Peace Corps Week at a different ethnic restaurant each night of the week and enjoy food from regions where Volunteers have served. Please RSVP to and specify the nights you would like to attend. Space is limited, so please don't miss out! Most of the restaurants are serving special menus to serve our needs and prices listed include tax & tip, but may not include drinks. Feel free to print, copy and distribute fliers widely!!! Sunday, February 22: Middle East ( Iran ) Please make a note in your RSVP if you would like a vegetarian option Restaurant: Moby Dick’s House of Kebabs $24 per person, starting at 6:30 pm Location: 269 Huntington Ave , Boston , MA 02115 (Near Symphony T-Stop) *Kick-off to Peace Corps Week!* NEW!!! Monday, February 23: North Africa ( Morocco ) NEW!!! Exclusive opening for BARPCV Restaurant Week Restaurant: Baraka Café $25 per person, starting at 7 pm Location: 80 ½ Pearl Street , Cambridge , MA 02139 (Near Central Sq.) NEW!!! Tuesday, February 24: Latin America ( Peru ) NEW!!! Restaurant: Machu Picchu $22 per person, starting at 7 pm Location: 307 Somerville Ave. , Somerville , MA 02143 (Union Sq.) Wednesday, February 25: South Asia ( Bangladesh ) Restaurant: Bengal Cafe $17 per person, Starting at 7 pm Location: 2263 Massachusetts Avenue , Cambridge , MA 02140 (Near Porter Sq.) Thursday, February 26: Caribbean ( Dominican Republic ) Restaurant: Miami Restaurant of Jamaica Plain Entrees: $8-10, Starting at 7 pm Location: 381 Centre Street ; Jamaica Plain , MA 02130 (Near Jackson Sq.) Friday, February 27: Africa ( Ethiopia ) Restaurant: Asmara $20 per person, Starting at 7 pm Location: 739 Massachusetts Ave , Cambridge , MA 02139 -3303 (Near Central Sq.) *Follow this event with the BARPCV TGIF* Saturday, February 28: East Asia ( China ) Restaurant: New Jumbo Seafood Restaurant $20 per person, Starting at 7 pm Location: 5-9 Hudson Street , Boston , MA 02111 ( Chinatown ) To sign up for any or all of these nights, go to and look for Restaurant Week or respond to and specify the nights you would like to attend. Please RSVP by February 17th, as space is limited. In the meantime, visit as your one-stop-shop for how-to tips, suggestions, and resources for planning a great Peace Corps Third Goal activity during Peace Corps Week! Register online for Peace Corps Week today and then make your plans. When you register, we will send you a free activity kit with stickers and bookmarks for your audience as well as a world map and a timeline of Peace Corps history. Register by February 12 and receive your kit by February 23!

By Jacquelyn Caglia - Posted on 08 February 2009

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