Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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BARPCV Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps sticky icon

The Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (BARPCV) is a non-profit organization with approximately 400 members concentrated in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. BARPCV seeks to connect with and support returned and prospective volunteers and to carry out the third goal of the Peace Corps, "to promote a better understanding of other people on the part of American people." BARPCV is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Peace Corps by bringing together the Boston Area Peace Corps community to celebrate the rich heritage of the Peace Corps and the contributions of volunteers both past and present.

Welcome Back-Send Off Celebration sticky icon

Dec 3 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of reflection and celebration as the BARPCV and New England Regional Peace Corps Office welcome Volunteers recently returning from two years of service and nominees about to embark on their journeys. The bi-annual Welcome Back-Send Off celebration is an opportunity for new, old and prospective volunteers of all ages to to connect, reflect and give advice on what lies ahead. All are welcome to attend! Refreshments will be served.


Candlepin Bowling

Mar 2 2017 - 7:00pm

Haven’t tried candlepin yet!? Then join us during Peace Corps Week at Sacco's Bowl Haven in Davis Square. Sacco's is a family-friendly spot with old school New England bowling as well as good food and drinks. If you can join us please RSVP here!

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!

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