Event List

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Feb-18 Thu
  5:30PM Happy Hour in Mountain View ( 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...


Feb-23 Tue
  7:30PM Love at First Sight Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us as we kick off our first show of 2016 with stories of love in its most gratifying form -- the instant connections, the flying sparks, the moment you realize THIS. IS. IT. You won't want to...


Feb-26 Fri
  7:00PM SF RPCV Social - Zante Pizza (San Francisco)
For this month's RPCV Social, we'll be meeting at Zante Pizza, and Indian restaurant/pizza place in Bernal Heights. You can get typical Indian food, you can get typical pizza, or you can get the best ...


Feb-27 Sat
  5:00PM EB Hangout (Berkeley)
There will be a NorCal East Bay "Hangout" Saturday, Feb 27 at The Starry Plough in Berkeley from 5 pm to about 7 pm. Everyone is welcome, feel free to come with non-RPCV friends. The Starry Plough ha...


Mar-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...


Mar-3 Thu
  8:00AM SF Coffee Calling House (San Francisco)
When: Thursday, March 3, 2016 8:00am-9:30am Location: Philz Coffee, 1258 Minnesota St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (near 22nd St CalTrain Station) Join NorCal RPCVs and friends for a sunrise coffee ca...

  8:00AM South Bay Coffee Calling House (Palo Alto)
Join NorCal RPCVs and friends for a sunrise coffee calling house to advocate with your cup, computer and community for strong funding for the Peace Corps, improved care for RPCVs who come home from se...


Mar-8 Tue
  7:00PM Book Club-Scribbling the Cat (Oakland)
Scribbling the Cat, by Alexandra Fuller, published in April 2005 Alexandra, nicknamed Bobo, grew up in apartheid southern Africa, moving from country to country with her British expatriate parents an...


Mar-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...


Mar-18 Fri
  6:00PM EB Hangout (Berkeley)
There will be a NorCal East Bay "Hangout" Friday, March 18th at The Albatross Pub in Berkeley from 6 pm to about 8 pm. Everyone is welcome, feel free to come with non-RPCV friends. Neighborhood dinner...


Mar-21 Mon
  7:00PM Somini Sengupta: The New India (Santa Clara)
At 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2016, the Commonwealth Club of California in association with the NorCal Peace Corps Association will present “Somini Sengupta: The New India”. Somini Sengupta,...


Mar-22 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...


Mar-30 Wed
  7:00PM Perception and Deception (Palo Alto)
The Northern California Peace Corps Association partnering with the Commonwealth Club is offering this repeat performance of Joe Lurie's SOLD OUT program in San Francisco. Inspired by a West African ...


Apr-12 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-Beach @ Galle Road (Berkeley)
At Priya, in Berkeley The Beach at Galle Road, by Joanna Luloff, published in October 2012 Joanna served in Sri Lanka from 1996 to 1998 and is an Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Potsdam. Set i...


Apr-19 Tue
  7:30PM Stranger Than Fiction Jam (San Francisco)
Join Beyond Borders storytelling for the Stranger Than Fiction 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 stor...


Apr-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...


Apr-26 Tue
  6:30PM Volunteer Send Off Event (Berkeley)
Remember what it was like preparing to begin your service, nervous, excited, scared, impatient? NorCalPCA and Peace Corps are teaming up to host and Around the World send off with prospective and curr...


May-3 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...


May-10 Tue
  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-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...


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 ...