Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Events


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Enter the BARPCV Photo Contest

Submission deadline is February 28, 2017

Attention photo takers! BARPCV is happy to announce the 9th annual photo contest. Members of the BARPCV community, submit your best photographs from your country of service! Selected photographs will be displayed at cafés and sites around the Boston Area in the spring!

Submission Guidelines: Picture must have been taken by a Peace Corps Volunteer in his/her country of service. Photos must be in JPEG or TIFF format. For print photography, please make a high quality scan for the contest. You can submit up to three photos.

Annual Ski Trip Weekend

Feb 17 2017 (All day) - Feb 20 2017 (All day)

Only THREE spots left!

BARPCV is headed to Waterville Valley, NH over President’s Day weekend for the 2017 annual ski trip. You need not ski/snowboard to join the fun.

Cost: $125/person includes accommodations, breakfasts and dinners.

Mark you calendars and email president@barpcv.org to sign up!

DEADLINE - Register to Volunteer at the 2017 Boston Marathon

Feb 8 2017 (All day)

Interested in volunteering at the Boston Marathon this year? Join the BARPCV community on Patriots' Day, Monday, April 17th, 2017 at the mile 23 hydration station.

If you are a returning volunteer, use the individual code emailed to you from the Boston Athletic Association. If you are a new volunteer, contact Marta at service@barpcv.org for details on how to register.

Registration deadline is February 8th.

Volunteer at the 2017 Boston Marathon

Apr 17 2017 (All day)

Interested in volunteering at the Boston Marathon this year? Join the BARPCV community on Patriots' Day, Monday, April 17th, 2017 at the mile 23 hydration station.

If you are a returning volunteer, use the individual code emailed to you from the Boston Athletic Association. If you are a new volunteer, contact Marta at service@barpcv.org for details on how to register.

Registration deadline is February 8th.

Book Club - Under the Udala Trees

Jan 19 2017 - 7:00pm

The book for January is Under the Udala Trees, (2015) by Chinelo Okparanta. Set in the Nigerian state of Biafra during the civil war, a young girl, Ijeoma, is sent to be a servant and meets another girl even more adrift than herself. The story of their lesbian love develops and Ijeoma tries to figure out how to both be herself and live in a deeply conservative culture. The author layers her story with historical events and Nigerian folktales. New York Times Editors' Choice, one of NPR's Best Books of 2015, Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for General Lesbian Fiction.

TGIF moved to March 3rd

Feb 24 2017 (All day)

Our monthly last-Friday unwind session has been DEFERRED 1 WEEK to cap off Peace Corps Week. Join us at the Asgard in Central Square on MARCH 3rd instead. Look for the red Peace Corps shirt starting at 6pm. Hope to see you there.

Questions? Contact TGIF@barpcv.org.

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Member Spotlight

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