Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Book Club - CANCELED

Feb 18 2016 - 7:00pm

The February meeting has been canceled. Please see the March book club meeting.

This month's book is "We are Water" by Wally Lamb.

For this month's location, and to help the host plan, please RSVP.

This month's hosts: Diane McCormack (617-282-4283) and Tom Torranto.

Book Club - A Tale for the Time Being

Jan 21 2016 - 7:00pm

This month's book is "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki (shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle award).

For this month's location, and to help the host plan, please RSVP.

This month's host: Chris Nelson, 617-524-0708

Book Club - How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Dec 17 2015 - 7:00pm

This month's book club will include an oral reading of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss (Theodore Seuss Geisel). Read in advance and bring your own copy (from the library, online, or wherever) if you wish.

For this month's location, and to help the host plan, please RSVP.

This month's host: Barbara Scott Nelson,

Welcome Back/Send Off

Dec 4 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the BARPCV community as we welcome home returned volunteers and send off new ones at a reception to be held from 6 to 9pm at Fire + Ice in Harvard Square. Don’t miss this special opportunity to chat with fellow RPCVs in the Boston area, reminisce, share stories of adventure, and celebrate those that have served and those that will soon venture off on their service! Appetizers will be served. Cash bar. TGIF to follow immediately after the reception.

RSVP today!

Monthly TGIF

Dec 4 2015 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Has the week been getting you down? Sometimes you just wanna go where everybody knows...what it's like to be an RPCV. Join us in Cambridge on Friday, December 4th at 9pm, immediately following the Welcome Back/Send Off event. Look for the guy in the red Peace Corps shirt.

Location: John Harvard's in Cambridge.

Questions? Contact Drew at

Apple Picking

Sep 20 2015 - 2:00pm

Join the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Appalachian Mountain Club Young Members for some apple picking and cider doughnuts!

RSVP here!

What: Apple picking and cider doughnut eating

Where: Brooksby Farm, 54 Felton Street, Peabody, MA

When: 2PM, Meet at the farm, in front of the red barn store

Bring: Comfortable shoes, water, money for buying apples and doughnuts


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