Event List

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Apr-3 Fri
  6:00PM MIIS Volunteer Story Jam (Monterey)
Former Peace Corps Volunteers True Stories Told on Stage without Notes or Scripts. Local former volunteers spill the beans on what life is really like in the 'Toughest Job You'll Ever Love' in a Moth...


Apr-6 Mon
  6:30PM Newsletter Mailing Party (San Francisco)
Help us prepare our Annual Newsletter for mailing. Stop by, snack on tasty treats, chat with fellow members and volunteers and help us keep our organization rolling. Dinner is provided. Bring a frien...


Apr-9 Thu
  7:30PM EB Meet, Greet & Share (Berkeley)
Join us for an East Bay Meeting with NorCal PCA East Bay Representatives and EB Members, a chance to greet and get to know each other and share your thoughts on the organization as well as learn what...


Apr-11 Sat
  9:00AM Point Reyes Service Day (Olema)
Join NorCal and the National Parks Service in one of NorCal’s longest running traditions of service. This biannual event (April and October of every year) is one of our most popular service events wh...


Apr-14 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on April 21, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pres...

  7:00PM Book Club-Farewell Fred Voodoo (Oakland)
Join us for a meal and a discussion of the book Farewell Fred Voodoo by Amy Wilentz. The book is the Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, this is a brilliant writer’...


Apr-16 Thu
  6:30PM Santa Cruz Potluck Dinner (Santa Cruz)
Join the Santa Cruz/Monterey RPCVs, hosted by Laurel Tanza (Dominican Rep. 2008-2010 ), for a potluck dinner in Santa Cruz. Ideally bring a dish from your country of service. Whether you are recent...


Apr-17 Fri
  7:00PM SF RPCV Social (San Francisco)
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Apr-21 Tue
  7:30PM Lost in Translation Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for hilarious stories of communication faux pas with Beyond Borders Lost in Translation Story Jam. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. OPEN T...


Apr-29 Wed
  6:30PM Volunteer Send Off Event (San Francisco)
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 c...


May-5 Tue
  6:30PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. Our theme for this story s...


May-12 Tue
  7:00PM Book Club-Strange Stones (Berkeley)
Join us for a meal and a discussion of the book Strange Stones by Peter Hessler. Hessler is among our favorite RPCV writers. This book is "full of unforgettable figures and an unrelenting spirit o...


May-17 Sun
  12:00PM Post Bay to Breakers BBQ (San Francisco)
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May-26 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on June 16, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pres...


Jun-5 Fri
  9:00AM 2015 National Conference (Berkeley)
Peace Corps Connect – Berkeley 2015 The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in B...


Jun-6 Sat
  8:00AM 2015 National Conference (Berkeley)
Peace Corps Connect – Berkeley 2015 The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Be...


Jun-9 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on June 16, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pressur...

  6:30PM RPCV potluck & movie (Richmond)
Join us for an RPCV get together potluck dinner and movie The Song of Sparrows. The movie is an Iranian story. After Karim loses his job, he leaves his rural town and travels to Tehran where he is ...


Jun-16 Tue
  7:30PM Pandora’s Box Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for Beyond Borders Pandora's Box story jam where we'll explore the consequences of curiosity. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. OPEN TO THE ...


Jun-26 Fri
  7:00PM SF RPCV Social (San Francisco)
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Jul-7 Tue
  6:00PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. Our theme for this story s...


Jul-14 Tue
  7:00PM Book -Last Days Old Beijing (Oakland)
Join us for some great Chinese food and a discussion of the book The Last Days of Old Beijing by Michael Meyer. The restaurant - Shan Dong makes there own noodles and has tasty food. The Book - Me...


Jul-28 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on August 18, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pres...


Aug-11 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on August 18, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pre...


Aug-15 Sat
  11:00AM Annual Luau BBQ ()
Details to Be Announced...


Aug-18 Tue
  7:30PM Don't Tell Mom Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for Beyond Borders Don't Tell Mom Story Jam where we explore why we do things we would never tell our mothers. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins...


Sep-1 Tue
  6:00PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. Our theme for this story...


Sep-8 Tue
  6:30PM Potluck & Movie (Berkeley)
Join us for a potluck and a movie at the home of Vern and Pat Phillips very close to the Ashby BART station. The movie is The Piano in a Factory by Director Zhang Meng (Chinese in Mandarin with Engl...


Sep-19 Sat
  12:00PM Recently Returned Party/Grill (Berkeley)
Remember the shock of becoming a “Returned” Peace Corps Volunteer? The biggest adventure of your life coming to an end? Help the newest batch of “Returned” Peace Corps Volunteers make it through t...


Sep-22 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on October 20, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pre...


Oct-13 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on October 20, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pr...


Oct-20 Tue
  7:30PM Taboo Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for Beyond Borders Taboo story jam where we explore what one culture finds perfectly normal can be taboo in another. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam...