Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Trivia Night

Mar 1 2017 - 7:30pm

Are you a trivia master? Then join us during Peace Corps Week at Joe Sent Me in Cambridge for team trivia! Trivia starts at 8pm, but we’ll be there early to nab a table and have dinner. If you’re interested in joining in the fun, email Rose at Who knows.. if we really represent BARPCV well, it could become a weekly event!

Restaurant Night: Eritrea & Ethiopia

Feb 28 2017 - 6:00pm

Please join us during Peace Corps Week for a yummy dinner at Asmara, an Eritrean/Ethiopian restaurant in Central Square. Whether you’ve never tried this cuisine, or you’ve been hankering for it lately, definitely join us. We will meet at Asmara; make sure to bring cash and your appetite. RSVP here!

Restaurant Night: Peru

Feb 27 2017 - 7:00pm

Get your fix of Peruvian charcoal chicken, empanadas, and chicha morada with other RPCVs during Peace Corps Week. Machu Chicken is a great affordable spot in Union Square - RSVP here!

Taza Chocolate Factory Tour

Feb 26 2017 - 3:00pm

Do you love chocolate? If so, then join us during Peace Corps Week for a tour of the Taza Chocolate Factory. Taza is a local bean-to-bar company that makes organic, fair trade, stone ground chocolate using traditional Mexican stone mills. The tour is educational, fun, and there is no shortage of free chocolate!

The tour costs $8.00 and the factory is located right in Somerville. Only 8 spots are available, so RSVP today

Peace Corps Week 2017

Feb 26 2017 (All day) - Mar 4 2017 (All day)

Peace Corps Week celebrates President Kennedy's establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. This year's theme is Highlighting Hospitality: How does your Peace Corps Country Make People Feel Welcome?

Book Club - Big Little Lies

Jun 15 2017 - 7:00pm

The book for June is Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty.

Big Little Lies is the story of the long-term effects of parents' abusive relationship. It takes a powerful stand against domestic violence, balanced with humor. "A seemingly fluffy book suddenly touches base with viscous reality."

We will meet on Thursday, June 15th, location TBD.

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