Event List

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May-7 Sat
  9:00AM Point Reyes National Seashore (Point Reyes Station)
Join NorCal and the National Parks Service in one of NorCal’s longest running traditions of service. This biannual event (April/May and October of every year) is one of our most popular service events...


May-10 Tue
  7:00PM NorCal May Board Meeting (Stanford)
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  7:00PM Book Club-This Is Not Civiliza (Berkeley)
This Is Not Civilization, by Robert Rosenberg, published in April 2005 Robert served in Kyrgyzstan from 1994 to 1996 and wrote his novel about Jeff Hartig, a young, idealistic man who joins Peace Cor...


May-15 Sun
  12:00PM Bay to Breakers BBQ (San Francisco)
Bay to Breakers is one of the most fun days in SF. In addition to the footrace, it's a good day for a bbq. We have our annual bbq at Daniel Marlay's home, just a few blocks away from Alamo Square. Ala...


May-19 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is locate...


May-24 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time storytellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what is...


Jun-14 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time storytellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what is...

  7:00PM Book Club-Polite Society (Oakland)
Polite Society, by Melanie Sumner, published in April 1995 Melanie served in Senegal, from 1988 to 1990 and has written 3 novels in addition to this book of short stories for which she won the Maria ...


Jun-16 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is locate...


Jun-21 Tue
  7:30PM Acquired Taste Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join Beyond Borders storytelling for the Acquired Taste story Jam. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. *If you would like to try out to be a storyteller...


Jul-12 Tue
  6:30PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
We all have meaningful experiences that shaped our lives. Learn how to take those experiences, shape them into stories, and present them to an audience. Workshop will include building a story arc, sto...

  7:00PM Book Club-The Lower River (Oakland)
The Lower River, Paul Theroux, published in May 2013 Paul Theroux served in Malawi from 1963 to 1965 and has written dozens of novels and travel books since. In this novel he tells the story of an RP...


Jul-21 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is locate...


Jul-26 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time storytellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what is...


Aug-9 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time storytellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what is...

  7:00PM Book Club-Blue Taxi (Oakland)
Blue Taxis, by Eileen Drew, published in January 1993 Eileen Drew served in Zaïre, from 1979 to 1981. Her book of short stories portrays Americans in contrast with the Africans they have come to help...


Aug-16 Tue
  7:30PM Are We There Yet Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join Beyond Borders storytelling for the Are We There Yet Story Jam. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. *If you would like to try out to be a storytell...


Aug-18 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is located at...


Aug-20 Sat
  11:00AM Annual BBQ (Alameda)
Our Annual Luau BBQ is Back!! This year's annual summer BBQ will be on the warm shores of Crown Beach in Alameda. Bring your most colorful Hawaiian shirt for a Luau with Hawaiian burgers, tropical fru...


Sep-13 Tue
  6:30PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
We all have meaningful experiences that shaped our lives. Learn how to take those experiences, shape them into stories, and present them to an audience. Workshop will include building a story arc, sto...

  7:00PM Book Club-King of the Gypsies (Berkeley)
King of the Gypsies, by Lenore Myka, published in September 2015 Lenore served in Romania from 1994 to 1996. Her book of interlinked short stories explores relationships and makes us question who is ...


Sep-15 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is located at...


Sep-27 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time story tellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what i...


Oct-11 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time story tellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what i...

  7:00PM Book Club-The Baker's Boy (Oakland)
The Baker’s Boy, by Barry Kitterman, published in April 2008 Barry served in Belize, from 1976 to 1978. In his novel, Tanner, an RPCV from Belize, is tormented by what he experienced during his servi...


Oct-18 Tue
  7:30PM Haunted Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join Beyond Borders storytelling for the Haunted story Jam. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. *If you would like to try out to be a storyteller come t...


Oct-20 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is located at...


Nov-1 Tue
  6:30PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
We all have meaningful experiences that shaped our lives. Learn how to take those experiences, shape them into stories, and present them to an audience. Workshop will include building a story arc, sto...


Nov-8 Tue
  7:00PM Book Club-Everywhere Stories (Oakland)
Everywhere Stories, edited by Clifford Garstang, published in October 2014 Clifford served in Korea from 1976 to 1977. He’s collected short stories from around the world, some by other RPCVs. Plea...


Nov-15 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time storytellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what is...


Nov-17 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is located at...


Nov-29 Tue
  6:30PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
The practice jam is a casual, low-pressure environment to try out your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time storytellers. You'll get valuable feedback on what is...


Dec-6 Tue
  7:30PM Home Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join Beyond Borders storytelling for the Home Story Jam. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. *If you would like to try out to be a storyteller come to o...


Dec-15 Thu
  5:30PM South Bay Happy Hour (Mountain View)
Join us for happy hour the third Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm at the Tied House in Mountain View. Everyone is welcome! Drink and food options available for purchase. The Tied House is located at...