Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Regional Activities


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?

African Festival of Boston

Jul 24 2016 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

The African Festival of Boston is an initiative of the Shalupe Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Boston which aims to build a strong community, and strengthen the voice of the African Diaspora in New England. Come and explore the African continent's diverse music, drum call parade, African-style face painting, health & wellness, children & family pavilion and a day of Afro-fashion show through performances by local and internationally known African artists.

For more information, visit them on the web at africanfestivalofboston.com

Peace Corps Week 2016

Feb 28 2016 (All day) - Mar 5 2016 (All day)

Peace Corps Week celebrates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. This year's theme is Highlighting Happiness: What Does Joy Look Like in My Peace Corps Country?

Activities includes a video challenge, a group challenge and video chats.

Read more on the Peace Corps website...

New Hampshire RPCVs Spring Gathering

Mar 28 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:30pm

New Hampshire RPCVs Spring Gathering
Saturday, March 28, 2015
4pm to 7:30 pm
Rundlett Middle School
Concord, NH
$10 (music and soup dinner)

Community event sponsored by Concord Coalition to End Homelessness. For more information, contact:

Laura M. Bonk
(603) 340-3524
Bonk@alum.mit.edu

Jingle Bell 5K Run in Somerville

Dec 14 2014 - 11:00am

Attention runners! Join fellow RPCVs to run the 2014 Somerville Jingle Bell 5K Run on Sunday, December 14, 2014 starting at 11 a.m. RPCV Emily Gingras is leading an unofficial team and is soliciting ideas for a group costume. Interested? Email emily.gingras@gmail.com for more information. 

Western Mass RPCV Happy Hour

Dec 3 2014 - 6:00pm

 Thanks again to all those who made it out to our last RPCV Happy Hour. You're all once again invited to our next RPCV Happy Hour at Northampton Brewery on Wednesday, Dec 3rd at 6pm. 

This is a great chance to meet other RPCVs in the Pioneer Valley and share our Peace Corps experiences with one another.

What: RPCV Happy Hour
When: Wednesday, Dec 3rd at 6pm
Where: Northampton Brewery 11 Brewster Ct, Northampton, MA
Who: RPCVs in the greater Western Mass area - feel free to invite friends who might not be on this list.
RSVP: Please email Matt

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