Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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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.

TGIF at Asgard

Jan 27 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us at the Asgard in Cambridge for our monthly TGIF. Look for the red Peace Corps shirt starting at 6pm. Hope to see you there.

Questions? Contact TGIF@barpcv.org.

Book Club - Reputations

Dec 15 2016 - 7:00pm

The book for December is Reputations, (2016) by Juan Gabriel Vasquez.

We will meet on Thursday, December 15th at the house of Janet Ghattas and John Hand. Please RSVP to Janet at janet.ghattas@gmail.com

Readings for the following months are listed below; locations will be announced later.

January: Under the Udala Trees, (2015), Chinelo Okparanta

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