Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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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


TGIF at Lawn on D, August 28

Aug 28 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Make the most of the rest of your summer!

This month's TGIF gathering will be held on August 28 at Lawn on D on the Seaport at 420 D street next to the Boston Convention Center. Show up anytime after 6pm and look for Drew in the red Peace Corps shirt! Come join us!

Questions? Email Drew at

Annual New Members Party 2015

Sep 18 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Every September, BARPCV hosts a party for new (and not-so-new) members. Besides a fun time, the goal of the party is to welcome new RPCVs to the Boston area, allow members a chance to meet each other and to learn more about what BARPCV is doing and how to get involved.

Board members and activity chairs attend, make a short presentation on their activities and needs.

Appetizers and drinks provided.

Where: 4 Jay Street, Cambridge, MA. Walking distance from the Red Line Central Square stop.

Register today!

Questions? Email Kevin and Rose at

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