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Thursday, November 23 - 03:00 PM 2017

Courtney Dunham Memorial Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

Join us for our first annual Courtney Dunham Memorial Thanksgiving Potluck! Along with our RPCV/W community, we'll also be inviting Med Evac PCVs in the area. Turkey will be provided and we ask that guests  bring a side dish, dessert or drinks. Please sign up to bring a dish here.  RPCV/W...

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Saturday, November 18 - 09:00 AM 2017

RPCV/W Community Service: Food & Friends

Spread the community giving this Thanksgiving season and serve your neighbors living with life-challenging illnesses. Join RPCV/W to help prepare home meals with other RPCVs.  Food & Friends works to foster a community caring for those living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, November 14 - 06:00 PM 2017

Development Committee Meeting

The gala is coming up on December 2nd and the development committee is focused on soliciting underwriters and silent auction items. We encourage members to volunteer and support the success of the holiday gala by helping gather 3-5 donated items (values of $25+). Consider donating or asking local businesses, restaurants,...

Event Type: Member-Created

Monday, November 13 - 05:00 PM 2017

Intro to GIS / Open Street Map

Stop by Bravo Bravo on November 13th to learn more about GIS from members of the Red Cross international services team. Learn how you can contribute to the open street map project and assist on Humanitarian Open Street Map tasks.  The mapping community here in DC is a great one...

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Saturday, November 11 - 06:00 PM 2017

Noche de Salsa, Saturday, November 11, 6-9 pm, Meze Restaurant

Dance Salsa. Support Education in Nicaragua.Is there a better way to spend your Saturday night?On Saturday, November 11th Help Educate, a nonprofit started by RPCVs, will host our 8th Annual Noche de Salsa event from 6-9 PM at Meze in Washington, DC. Join us for dancing - including salsa lessons -...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, November 11 - 09:30 AM 2017

2017 Veterans Day of Service with Mission Continues

Join Service Year Alliance, The Mission Continues, and The Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs as we work to revitalize the Langston Terrace Community. The scope of the project will be to clear the area and prepare it for installation of playground equipment, build park benches and tables, and other projects...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, November 08 - 06:00 PM 2017

Professional Development Wine and Cheese w/ Non-Profit Lead Consultant from Talem Consulting

Please join us (over wine and cheese) to learn about pursuing a career in nonprofit consulting. The dynamic discussion will feature the insights of Rachel Branaman (RPCV Namibia 2009-11 ) who is the principal consultant for her own consulting business, Talem Consulting (www.talemconsulting.com). Rachel works with clients around the U.S. on institutional sustainability,...

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Monday, October 30 - 06:30 PM 2017

Story Telling Slam

At a moment when our citizens are more divided than ever, service year programs like AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps, Teach for America, and YouthBuild bring Americans together in common purpose to tackle pressing challenges and transform their own lives. Please join Service Year Alliance’s Washington, D.C. chapter Monday, October 30th, 6:30...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, October 28 - 08:30 AM 2017

November Community Service: Rock Creek Trail Work

Join us on a crisp autumn morning for a trail project with Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. PATC will lead us to a work site to assist with rebuilding the erosion control on the lower end of the Whittier Trail and working on cribbing on the nearby Valley Trail. It should be...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, October 25 - 05:30 PM 2017

Joining The Board Reception

Want to join the RPCV/W board? Join us for a casual reception and information session on how RPCV/W functions and how you can get involved. Click here for job descriptions. We look forward to welcoming you!

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, October 24 - 07:00 PM 2017

Zambia Independence Day Party

Join us on Tuesday, October 24th to celebrate Zambian Indepence Day with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Zambian Nationals, and friends of Zambia! Everyone is welcome and invited to participate in the festivities and celebrate Zambian culture.  It's a potluck! Bring your favorite Zambian relish or American dish to share. We...

Event Type: Member-Created

Tuesday, October 24 - 05:00 PM 2017

Happy Hour in support of Co-partners of Campesinas

Co-partners is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that supports rural women, children and youth in El Salvador and Guatemala using a motto of "Learn, Earn, Lead". Join us for this event and help raise funds for scholarships for children and youth and vocational training for women and youth. Support us in...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, October 11 - 05:30 PM 2017

Career Mentoring Happy Hour

  This Happy Hour is for everyone who is participating in or interested in participating in the mentoring program. Stop by Judy's near U street to meet up with your mentor or mentee, or to learn how to get involved in the next round of matching!

Event Type: Official

Friday, October 06 - 05:00 PM 2017

Impromptu Happy Hour and Tshirt Pickup

A few of us are going to be on the patio at The Wonderland Ballroom today distributing apparel and yoga mats to those who had preordered them, so we figured why not make it an impromptu happy hour and invite the whole group? So come by, bring a friend and...

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Thursday, October 05 - 06:30 PM 2017

RPCV/W Monthly Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org or call 202-681-7428 ahead of time so we can welcome you.

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, September 30 - 08:00 PM 2017

Super Spectacular Comedy Show for Service

Do something fun, connect with different communities, and give back all at the same time! The Super Spectacular Comedy Show for Service is a fun filled comedy night and benefit extravaganza, featuring local stand up comedians and storytellers with service backgrounds; including the U.S. military, the Peace Corps, and AmeriCorps....

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Tuesday, September 26 - 05:30 PM 2017

RPCV/W Career Conference Happy Hour Networking Event at Front Page

Peace Corps Headquarters will play host to hundreds of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers during the RPCV Career Conference in Washington, DC from Monday, September 35, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017. To welcome home our RPCV’s from the field and help them practice their elevator pitches, we'll be holding a networking...

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Friday, September 22 - 05:30 PM 2017

Social Networking Happy Hour

Free Beer and Wine! We've partnered with CDK for a happy hour on Friday, September 22nd from 5:30 to 9 at the Uline Arena near the Noma Metro in the new Spaces Noma coworker space. Bring your friends and meet some new ones at this months social happy hour. 

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Sunday, September 17 - 10:30 AM 2017

RPCV/W Community Service: Anacostia River Kayak Cleanup

Clean up the Anacostia River while kayaking on the last Sunday of summer! RPCV/W will help Boating In DC and the American Canoe Association with their ongoing effort to collect trash floating along the river and by the boathouse. This activity will be guided and includes a brief safety orientation. Spots for this event...

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Thursday, September 14 - 06:00 PM 2017

Women in Leadership - CorpsAfrica

Please join us (over wine and cheese) for an exciting professional development opportunity that is a continuation of the theme of the Women in Leadership.  The dynamic discussion will feature the insights of Liz Fanning (RPCV Morocco, 1993-95) who is the Founder and Executive Director of CorpsAfrica. Liz works to create the opportunity...

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Tuesday, September 12 - 05:00 PM 2017

Career Mentoring Happy Hour

This Happy Hour is for everyone who is participating in or interested in participating in the mentoring program. Stop by Haydee's in Mount Pleasant to meet up with your mentor or mentee, or to learn how to get involved in the next round of matching!

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, August 29 - 07:00 PM 2017

2017 Peace Corps Night at Nationals Park - August 26 Ticket Deadline

Please join us to celebrate Peace Corps Night at Nationals Park on Tuesday, August 29, as the Washington Nationals take on the Miami Marlins. Click here to purchase tickets in the Peace Corps section. Ticket options: $44 - Outfield section 104 - Includes $15 concession stand credit $17 - Scoreboard...

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Tuesday, August 29 - 04:30 PM 2017

Carry A Flag in the Parade of Nations at Peace Corps Night at Nationals Park

Please join us to celebrate Peace Corps Night at Nationals Park on Tuesday, August 29, as the Washington Nationals take on the Miami Marlins. Click here to sit in the Peace Corps section. Opening ceremonies start at 7p.m. EST. Festivities include the Peace Corps Parade of Nations. Friends and family...

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Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM 2017

2017 Summer BBQ at American University

This year we will be holding the event at American University Washington College of Law which is located a few blocks from the Tenleytown Metro. This is a family event and one of the biggest of the year. We will have delicious food, including hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, potato...

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Sunday, August 13 - 11:00 AM 2017

Sip 'n Stretch: Aerial Yoga + (Optional) Brunch

Come fly with RPCV/W at our first Sip 'n Stretch!! Yoga Fusion is conveniently located just three walking minutes from Bethesda metro.  Do you feel like stretching, releasing compression from your spine, and having fun flying too? The aerial yoga practice will bring expansion into the spine and heart, while...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, July 29 - 11:30 AM 2017

Private RPCV wine tasting

I organized a wine tasting with some friends, including RPCVs, and rented a minibus to take as about. We have room for a few more people. If interested please email: joshuahcole@gmail.com.  11:30 Minbus will leave the Roslyn Metro station. The clock begins at 11:30 regardless of we leave on time. So...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, July 19 - 06:30 PM 2017

RPCV/W Community Service: Immigrant Job Seeker Workshop

Join RPCV/W and Upwardly Global for a workshop for skilled immigrant job seekers. RPCVs will work one-on-one with job seekers to provide general job interview advice and review resumes. Upwardly Global works to eliminate employment barriers for skilled immigrants and refugees and integrate this population into the professional U.S. workforce. 

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Sunday, July 16 - 05:30 PM 2017

Welcome HS STEM Students from 160 Nations at International Robot Olympics

Interested in science, tech and youth education in your country of service? Come to the International Robot “Olympics” for high school-age students at Constitution Hall from July 16-18. Attend the Opening Ceremony and/or volunteer as a Team Ambassador.    160 nations are participating in this year’s FIRST Global Challenge, each with...

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Thursday, June 29 - 06:30 PM 2017

Country of Service Potluck Dinner

It’s time for another Potluck Dinner! Bring a dish from your country of service and spend some time with your fellow RPCVs. A kitchen will be available to prep your food and heat up dishes if needed. Please BYOB! Don’t forget to RSVP and sign up here for the dish...

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Tuesday, June 27 - 06:30 PM 2017

Speed Mentoring

  Are you looking for your first job out of Peace Corps, a new job, or to switch to a new company or field?  Come by for our Speed Mentoring event! Mentors will be available to help RPCVs with resume review and other career advice in short one on one...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, June 27 - 05:30 PM 2017

The Most Influential Women World Leaders You Have Never Heard Of

Author and RPCV/W member Richard O'Brien discusses and answers questions about the 108 women who have served as their nation's respective Presidents or Prime Ministers. The stories, struggles, careers and accomplishments of several of the most notable and least recognized of these women will be featured. O'Brien's will discuss his...

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, June 25 - 09:30 AM 2017

RPCV/W Community Service: Anacostia River Kayak Cleanup

Clean up the Anacostia River while kayaking on a glorious summer Sunday! RPCV/W will help Boating In DC and the American Canoe Association with their ongoing effort to collect trash floating along the river and by the boathouse. This activity will be guided and includes a safety orientation. Spots for this event are limited....

Event Type: Official

Saturday, June 24 - 05:00 PM 2017

Friends of Jamaica Happy Hour and Networking Event

We're gathering multi generations of Jamaica RPCVs this June right here in DC!  To meet and celebrate with our newest returned volunteers + help build their local networks as they re-enter the U.S

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, June 22 - 08:30 PM 2017

Ramadan Iftar

Join Friends of Morocco in remembering fasting for Ramadan Iftar at the Marrakech Restaurant DC 2147 P Street NW Washington, DC 20037 on Thursday, June 22 starting at 8:37 pm. Menu is dates, eggs, harira soup, bakherire (Moroccan pancake) sefoufe (almond-semolina cake) and shabakia (honey and sesame cookie). Cost $18....

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, June 22 - 09:30 AM 2017

'The Women's Mandate' TEDxAmericanUniversity 2017

What does it mean to be included? Part of the whole. A seat at the table. A name on the ballot. A belief considered. A voice heard. Join us for TEDxAmericanUniversity on June 22nd as we explore stories of leadership, listening, and coming together in an increasingly divided world. As...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, June 21 - 05:00 PM 2017

Peace Corps Night at DC United and Pre-Game Happy Hour

Join us for Peace Corps Night at DC United against Atlanta United! Come to our pregame happy hour at Trustys or carry a flag in the pregame parade of nations. Buy your tickets here. Participate in Peace Corps’ Parade of Nations at the game by carrying a flag from a country where...

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Saturday, June 17 - 06:00 PM 2017

Friends of Fiji 2017 Gala

The entire Fijian and Peace Corps Fiji communities are invited to come together to celebrate South Pacific customs and culture, Peace Corps service and to give back to Fiji.  Proceeds from this year’s Gala will go towards development projects in Fiji sponsored jointly by Friends of Fiji and the Fijian...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, June 15 - 05:00 PM 2017

RPCV/W Putt Putt Happy Hour

Come on out to H Street Country Club Thursday, June 15th and enjoy happy hour specials from 5:00pm to 8:00pm! $3 Modelo, $3 Corona, and $5 Margaritas will surely make for a great evening!UPDATE: The putting green has been pulled out from under us! Plenty of drinks still to be had at...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, June 10 - 04:30 PM 2017

Carry Your Country Flag in the Capital Pride Parade

Interested in carrying your country's flag in this year's Capital Pride Parade? Complete this form to let Peace Corps know https://goo.gl/forms/niRnwMiNhZM5IEUx1 This is open to all RPCVs, HQ staff, and their friends and families. Join us in marching in the Pride parade and carry your host country’s flag. We only have...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, June 06 - 05:30 PM 2017

RPCV Women in Leadership Career Panel

Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps’ Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services to present a panel of RPCV Women in Leadership positions sharing their experiences in the private, public, not-for-profit, and entrepreneurial sectors followed by a Q & A.   This is an open...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, June 01 - 07:30 PM 2017

Grassroots Comedy DC Presents: Comedy Benefit for Atlas Corps

Is the face of America making you feel like a jerk in the international arena these days? Feel even more compelled to pretend you're from Canada than you did under the Bush years? Do you dream about Obama being the president as a dreamy diplomatic rock star every night, and...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, June 01 - 06:30 PM 2017

Board Meeting of Co-partners of Campesinas--Volunteers Needed

Co-partners of Campesinas is a small, all-volunteer organization that works with women and youth in El Salvador and Guatemala using a motto of " Learn, Earn, Lead". We seek a social media savvy addition to our board. Please call or write for additional information. Meetings are  monthly on Wednesdays at 6:30...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, June 01 - 06:30 PM 2017

RPCV/W Monthly Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org or call 202-681-7428 ahead of time so we can welcome you.

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, June 01 - 05:00 PM 2017

Spectrum presents: Pride Meet and Greet!

In celebration of Pride Month, Spectrum would like to invite you to a Pride Meet and Greet. Stop by to catch up with Spectrum members, Peace Corps staff, and RPCV's. Hope to see you all there!

Event Type: Official

Sunday, May 21 - 02:00 PM 2017

John F. Kennedy Memorial Wreath Laying

Please join us as we celebrate John F. Kennedy, founder of the Peace Corps. The Wreath Laying ceremony will take place at his memorial in Arlington National Cemetery. We will meet at the cemetery's Visitors Center, share our thoughts, and walk to the memorial to pay our respects.  Then we'll...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, May 18 - 05:45 PM 2017

Yappy Hour!

Let's get YAPPY.May's RPCV/W Happy Hour isn't just for you, it's also for your favorite four-legged friend(s) the brig public beergarden is located in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood of Capitol Hill in Washington, 5 blocks from Eastern Market metro on lower 8th Street (Barracks Row) near the Navy Yard and 8...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, May 11 - 05:00 PM 2017

Career Mentoring Happy Hour

This Happy Hour is for everyone who is participating in or interested in participating in the mentoring program. Stop by Froggy Bottom to meet up with your mentor or mentee, or to learn how to get involved in the next round of matching!

Event Type: Official

Monday, May 08 - 06:00 PM 2017

Film: Opening of "Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia" + Q&A with Director

*Many of the countryside shots in "Angkor Awakens" were filmed at Peace Corps sites between 2012 and 2013. Grab a friend and watch the premiere of "Angkor Awakens" at E Street Cinema. Q&A with Director Robert H. Lieberman follows all screenings on May 7th and 8th. Film Description From the...

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, May 07 - 07:30 PM 2017

Film: Opening of "Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia" + Q&A with Director

*Many of the countryside shots in "Angkor Awakens" were filmed at Peace Corps sites between 2012 and 2013. Grab a friend and watch the premiere of "Angkor Awakens" at E Street Cinema. Q&A with Director Robert H. Lieberman follows all screenings on May 7th and 8th. Film Description From the...

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, May 07 - 04:30 PM 2017

Film: Opening of "Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia" + Q&A with Director

*Many of the countryside shots in "Angkor Awakens" were filmed at Peace Corps sites between 2012 and 2013. Grab a friend and watch the premiere of "Angkor Awakens" at E Street Cinema. Q&A with Director Robert H. Lieberman follows all screenings on May 7th and 8th. Film Description From the...

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, May 07 - 01:30 PM 2017

Film: Opening of "Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia" + Q&A with Director

*Many of the countryside shots in "Angkor Awakens" were filmed at Peace Corps sites between 2012 and 2013. Grab a friend and watch the premiere of "Angkor Awakens" at E Street Cinema. Q&A with Director Robert H. Lieberman follows all screenings on May 7th and 8th. Film Description From the...

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, May 07 - 01:00 PM 2017

Montgomery County Cause Fair

Come meet representatives from dozens of local organizations looking for volunteers and get involved with the causes that matter to you! Opening remarks by Congressman Jamie Raskin! Click here for flyer Engage with dozens of groups, including: Interfaith Action for Human Rights Mobile Med MoCo Civil Rights Coalition MoCo Humane Society...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, May 04 - 07:00 PM 2017

Grassroots Comedy DC Presents: Comedy Benefit for The DC Center For The LGBT Community

It's been a tough year so far in the LGBTQIA community. The Trump administration is filled with horrifying appointments: Ben Carson once compared homosexuality to bestiality; Jeff Sessions once attempted to prevent an LGBT event from taking place in Alabama (he lost); Mike Pence once tried to prevent gay people...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, May 04 - 06:00 PM 2017

Financial planning for RPCVs (now that you're no longer the wealthiest person in the village)

Join us for a drink and a financial planning seminar tailored for and delivered by RPCVs.  Topics will address navigating workplace retirement programs, student loan repayment options, savings for down payment, and personal budgeting. 

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, April 29 - 03:00 PM 2017

Fallen Peace Corps Volunteer Memorial Service

Join us and the Fallen Peace Corps Volunteers Memorial Project to honor the 304 women and men who have sacrificed their lives while pursuing the Peace Corps mission.  You can view the program here.

Event Type: Official

Saturday, April 29 - 10:00 AM 2017

RPCV Group Forming for Climate March

As RPCVs, we know that people in developing countries, most of whom are smallholder farmers, are suffering and will suffer the most from climate change. One way we might continue to serve them is by advocating for action on this end.   To that end, the new NPCA affiliate group, RPCVs for...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, April 22 - 09:00 AM 2017

RPCV/W Community Service: Earth Day!

Join us on Saturday, April 22nd for an Earth Day event held in partnership with Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and the Anacostia Watershed Society. We will spend the morning removing invasive plants, picking up trash, planting native plants, and performing other park projects.  There are only 9 spots available....

Event Type: Official

Friday, April 21 - 03:30 PM 2017

Abt Associates Career Panel

Interested in a career working for a mission-driven that specializes in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, climate change, and international development? Join RPCV/W as we present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences working at Abt Associates followed by a Q & A...

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Thursday, April 20 - 05:45 PM 2017

Sing Along Happy Hour

District Karaoke and RPCV/W are teaming up to bring you our first Sing Along Happy Hour! The premise is super simple... Come and drink with your favorite friends after work, and every 15 minutes or so we'll play a song more than 50% of the crowd will likely know to...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, April 13 - 07:30 PM 2017

Private Sector Innovation in International Development: Making the world a better place by doing business better

Learn how companies in diverse industries are taking new approaches to global corporate social responsibility and sustainability—from creating innovation hubs, to supporting local supply chains, to building local workforce capacity—and find out how development-minded professionals can make a positive impact by working for, or partnering with, the private sector.The Organization...

Event Type: Member-Created

Tuesday, April 11 - 06:30 PM 2017

Service Story Slam

Click here to RSVP and submit your story. We're partnering with the DC Service Year Alliance Chapter for a powerful night of story telling, both from those who serve, and those who have been affected by service. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. RSVP on their website.

Event Type: Official

Saturday, April 08 - 10:00 AM 2017

Cherry Blossom Picnic

Bring your family and friends to the Tidal Basin! We'll head out early and stake out a couple picnic tables in front of the Tidal Basin Festival Stage. We'll stick around well into the afternoon. Bring frisbees, footballs, kites and blankets to sit on. Start time is around 11 am...

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Thursday, April 06 - 07:30 PM 2017

Grassroots Comedy DC Presents: Comedy Benefit for MPAC

  Do you ever feel like you're living in a religiously tolerant time and place, where everyone is treated equally and fairly? Where people aren't judged based on their particular faith, but on the content of their character? Where your friends and neighbors can practice their religion in a free...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, April 06 - 06:30 PM 2017

Monthly Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org or call 202-681-7428 ahead of time so we can welcome you.

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, April 06 - 05:30 PM 2017

Emergency Management, DOD, Humanitarian Aid Career Panel

Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps’ Returned Volunteer Services division to present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences in the Emergency Management, DOD, Humanitarian Aid sectors followed by a Q & A. This is an open event as long as you register on the RPCV/W...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, March 30 - 06:00 PM 2017

Happy Hour to support women in Rwanda and Ghana

Please join the DC Board for Indego Africa to support women entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Ghana. All proceeds go to education programs for women in leadership, entrepreneurship and business development.   Learn more about Indego Africa here: http://www.indegoafrica.org

Event Type: Member-Created

Tuesday, March 28 - 06:30 PM 2017

Speed Mentoring

WEATHER UPDATE Due to the snow and the storm, we've decided to reschedule the speed mentoring event to 3/28, same time and place, 6:30 at Judy's restaurant.Sorry to have to cancel but it seems like the best move to make sure everyone stays safe and we get the best turnout...

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Tuesday, March 21 - 05:30 PM 2017

RPCV/W Happy Hour

RPCV/W would like to cordially invite all of our recently returned Peace Corps volunteers that are in town for the East Coast Peace Corps to join us at the Froggy Bottom Pub & Restaurant for a Happy Hour. This will be a great opportunity to let loose, meet some new...

Event Type: Official

Monday, March 20 - 08:30 AM 2017 through March 24, 2017

DC RPCV Career Conference

Whether you’re 3 months or 3 decades out of service, Peace Corps supports your job search and career development. This 4 day event starts by showing you how to be the best job candidate with hands-on workshops and ends with a career fair featuring approximately 50 employers. Also, check out...

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Sunday, March 05 - 11:15 AM 2017

Calvary Women's Services - Community Service Event

Help prepare a nutritious meal and serve to approximately 25 residents with RPCV's at Calvary Women's Services. Please sign up ASAP! RPCV/W can only accommodate 8-10 volunteers.  Calvary Women's Services: Calvary Women’s Services offers housing, health, employment and education programs that empower homeless women in Washington, DC to change their...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, March 02 - 07:30 AM 2017

Grassroots Comedy DC Presents: Comedy Benefit for CCAN starring Robert Mac

JOIN GRASSROOTS COMEDY DC FOR A STAND-UP COMEDY BENEFIT FOR THE CHESAPEAKE CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK! Ah, spring. When the breeze is soft and warm, the birds are chirping, and the sun feels as fresh as the morning dew. There's just one problem: it's WINTER. Climate change (or global warming, global...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, February 23 - 05:30 PM 2017

Non-Governmental Organizations Career Panel

Interested in a career working for a Non-Governmental Organization? Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps Office of the Third Goal to present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences in the NGO sector followed by a Q & A session. This is an open event as long as you register...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, February 18 - 11:30 AM 2017

Centroamérica Brunch

Come together and meet others like you who served in Central America. This month of February, make a new friend, who knows, you may have visited your service's neighboring country and or plan to visit sometime soon. Well, come to the Centroamérica Brunch eat and be merry. There will also...

Event Type: Member-Created

Friday, February 10 - 05:30 PM 2017

NDI Post Panel Happy Hour at Philos Bar

Stop by Philos Bar on Friday 2/10 after the NDI Panel to meet up with other RPCV's for a couple of of drinks.  We'll have a group there from 5:30pm onward, with happy hour prices until 7 pm. Check out their menu here: https://www.philosdc.com/drinksandhh/

Event Type: Official

Friday, February 10 - 04:00 PM 2017

National Democratic Institute Panel

Interested in a career working for a nonprofit, nonpartisan, organization like the National Democratic Institute?  Join RPCV/W as we present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences in the nonprofit sector followed by a Q & A session. This is an open event as long as you register on the RPCV/W...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, February 09 - 04:00 PM 2017 through February 12, 2017

3-Day Ski Trip - Canaan Valley

Member Login Required Join us for a special ski trip with the Ski Club of Washington DC (SCWDC). Click here for a complete description of this three-day excursion If you want to go, click send RSVP below and we'll email you a discount code for a $40 discount on the...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, February 07 - 07:00 PM 2017

Service Year Alliance Movement Meetup

National Peace Corps Association is a proud partner of Service Year Alliance, an organization teaming up with advocates, communities, higher education, companies, and more to make a year of paid, full-time service — a service year — a common expectation and opportunity for all young Americans. Service Year Alliance is...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, February 04 - 09:00 AM 2017

RPCV/W Community Service: Food & Friends

Spread the love this February and serve your neighbors living with life-challenging illnesses. Join RPCV/W to help prepare home meals with other RPCVs.  Food & Friends works to foster a community caring for those living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, February 02 - 07:30 PM 2017

Grassroots Comedy DC Presents: Comedy Benefit for La Clinica Del Pueblo starring Tony Woods

Some say that laughter is the best medicine. Others say penicillin. Either way, we can all agree that immigrants and health care are two issues that have been caught in the crossfires of presidential politics lately and are being targeted by the new administration. HEADLINER TONY WOODS from HBO's Def...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, February 02 - 06:00 PM 2017

Monthly Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org or call 202-681-7428 ahead of time so we can welcome you.

Event Type: Member-Created

Friday, January 20 - 05:00 PM 2017

NPCA - RPCV/W Happy Hour

RSVP HERE Join the National Peace Corps Association in greeting RPCVs from all across the country, coming into town for Inaugural Weekend. Let's give them a warm welcome! RSVP HERE

Event Type: Official

Sunday, January 15 - 08:30 AM 2017

1 Day Ski Trip - Liberty Mountain

Member Login Required Join us for a special ski trip with the Ski Club of Washington DC (SCWDC). Click here for a complete description of this one-day excursion If you want to go, click send RSVP below and we'll email you a discount code to waive the $7 guest fee....

Event Type: Official

Saturday, January 14 - 10:30 PM 2017 through January 15, 2017

RPCV/W Balkan Night Membership Drive @Marx Cafe

Join us for a special Balkan-style Membership Drive @Marx Cafe! Music and dancing will begin at 10:30pm on Saturday, January 14th, at Marx Cafe located at 3203 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010. All are welcome! Please join RPCV/W as a First-Year Free member here: http://www.rpcvw.org/first_year_membership   

Event Type: Official

Friday, January 06 - 08:00 PM 2017

Mosaic Theater Presents: Charm

Please join us for a special RPCV night at the Mosaic Theater on Friday, January 6th at 8pm to see the play “Charm”. The play details the story of Mama Darleena Andrews, a 67 year-old transgender woman and the inimitable etiquette instructor at “The Center,” an organization for Chicago’s homeless and...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, January 05 - 06:00 PM 2017

Monthly Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org or call 202-681-7428 ahead of time so we can welcome you.

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, December 10 - 10:00 AM 2016

December Community Service: Grocery Delivery to Senior Citizens

Join RPCV/W, We Are Family, and members of the RPCVs@State employee association to deliver groceries to ~400 seniors in the Columbia Heights neighborhood! Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Kelsey Apts, 3322 14th Street NW (1 1/2 blocks from the Columbia Heights metro). We will have a short orientation, then unload groceries and/or do...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, December 07 - 06:30 PM 2016

Speed Mentoring

Are you looking for your first job out of Peace Corps, a new job, or to switch to a new company  or field?  Come by for our second Speed Mentoring event! Mentors will be available to help RPCVs with resume review and other career advice in short one on one...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, December 03 - 07:00 PM 2016

2016 Holiday Gala and Silent Auction - Nonmember

Members click here for Member-Priced Tickets Make sure to join us for our biggest event of year, bringing together hundreds of RPCVs and friends of all different ages and countries of service, and from all across the District-Maryland-Virginia area. This year's event will be held at the American University Washington...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, December 01 - 06:00 PM 2016

Monthly Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org or call 202-681-7428 ahead of time so we can welcome you.

Event Type: Member-Created

Monday, November 21 - 08:00 PM 2016

Milk Like Sugar at the Mosaic Theater

Please join us for a special RPCV night at the Mosaic Theater on November 21st at 8pm to see the Obie Award winning play, Milk Like Sugar. The show details “powerful young women on the brink of maturity that ‘balances street with sweet, to entertaining and illuminating effect.’” Immediately following...

Event Type: Official

Sunday, November 20 - 12:00 PM 2016 through November 27, 2016

Impact Cruise to Dominican Republic Thanksgiving 2016

Greetings. I am very interested in taking an impact cruise to the Dominican Republic and would love to know if any others have interest so we can make it a group trip. Activities could include creating and delivering water filters, assisting a chocolate cooperative run by all women, teaching English...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, November 19 - 08:20 AM 2016

Nov. Community Service: Rock Creek Trail Project

Join us on a crisp autumn morning for a trail project with Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. PATC will lead us to a work site to assist with widening a trail corridor by removing invasive plant species and making repairs to structures on the Holly Trail.   We will meet at 8:20 AM (yes...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, November 17 - 05:30 PM 2016

Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs Career Panel

Interested in a career in Diplomacy & Foreign Relations? Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps Office of the Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services to present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences in the Diplomacy & Foreign Relations sectors followed by a Q & A...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, November 10 - 05:00 PM 2016

Hands on DC Kick-off Happy Hour!

Come join Hands on DC on November 10 as we kick off the start of our volunteer season with a fundraising happy hour at Madam's Organ Blues Baron 18th Street in Adams Morgan! We invite all volunteers - past, present, and future - and friends to stop by and have a drink,...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, November 10 - 05:00 PM 2016

Itiso Scholarship Happy Hour

Drink for Education at Fado Irish pub in Chinatown! Buy a $10 wristband at the door to access drink specials. All proceeds from wristbands support students from Itiso Ward in Tanzania completing their high school education! Bring a friend and find out more about the fund, how to support a...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, November 09 - 07:00 PM 2016

Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Shopping Event

Join fellow RPCVs for drinks, snacks, and shopping at Ten Thousand Villages in Old Town Alexandria on November 9th from 7-9 pm. RPCVs receive a 10% discount just in time for holiday shopping.  Ten Thousand Villages is one of the oldest and largest fair trade organizations with more than 60...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, November 08 - 06:00 PM 2016

Huge Election Watch Party

Come downtown and watch the results roll in... Happy hour prices all night...   

Event Type: Official

Thursday, November 03 - 06:00 PM 2016

November 2016 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org ahead of time so we can get you in the building. 

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, October 29 - 09:00 AM 2016

YGL Volunteer Event with Capital Area Food Bank

Join YGL, Young Government Leaders, for a community service event at Capital Area Food Bank's DC Warehouse. Our project will involve packing and sorting food products. The Capital Area Food Bank relies on dependable volunteers to help it carry out its mission of creating access to good, healthy food in...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, October 27 - 05:00 PM 2016

Co-partners of Campesinas Happy Hour and Sale of Central American Crafts

A fundraiser for a volunteer organization that works in El Salvador and Guatemala. Lauriol Plaza provides the food. You buy a drink(s) and Co-partners receives half of the take on drinks.

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, October 22 - 10:30 AM 2016

Community Service with A Wider Circle

We will be decorating mini-pumpkins with residents—mostly adorable children—at A Wider Circle's Barry Farm location in southeast DC. A Halloween costume parade is also planned!  What to bring: colored sharpies and/or paint + mini pumpkins. Donated children's Halloween costumes are also welcome. Several mini-pumpkins will be provided by RPCV/W. A Wider...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, October 13 - 05:30 PM 2016

International Development Career Panel

Interested in a career in International Development? Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps Office of the Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services to present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences in the International Development sector followed by a Q & A session. This is an...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, October 12 - 06:00 PM 2016

Global Leaders Addressing Violent Extremism

Just as violent extremism comes in many forms and affects people in every corner of the world, the actions that leaders are taking to address violent extremism are diverse and being employed in communities across the globe. Please join us as our international panel explores some of the ways that young...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, October 06 - 06:00 PM 2016

October 2016 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org ahead of time so we can get you in the building. 

Event Type: Member-Created

Tuesday, October 04 - 08:00 PM 2016 through October 05, 2016

Debates and Beer! (part two of two)

Come join RPCV/W for happy hour followed by the Vice Presidential debate!Feel free to show up early though because Penn Social happy hour ( $2 off drafts, $5 rail drinks and $6 wine, and great food deals) officially starts at 4:00pm and goes through 7:00pm. $4 Sam Adams all night is...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, October 01 - 01:00 PM 2016 through October 03, 2016

Okuplaza Fest, a community-building festival in Adams Morgan

We're looking for volunteers to help out with a community building festival in Adams Morgan October 1st and 2nd. We'll be filling Unity Park with hammocks and we've invited local artists, musicians, and vendors to participate. Our goal is to encourage different communities to get to know their neighbors and...

Event Type: Member-Created

Monday, September 26 - 06:00 PM 2016

Debates and Beer! (part one of two)

Come join RPCV/W for happy hour followed by one of the most anticiapted debates of this election season!We have space reserved starting at 6:00pm. Feel free to show up early though because Penn Social happy hour officially starts at 4:00pm and goes through 7:00pm. There will be drink specials through the evening...

Event Type: Official

Friday, September 23 - 06:30 PM 2016

Friends of Kenya Gathering

RPCV's from Kenya - Gather at my house after Friday's conference events.   We'll have food, music and Tusker beer.  My home is in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood - approximately 2 miles from GW.  Take Metro yellow or green line to Columbia Heights and walk 3 blocks west or hop...

Event Type: Member-Created

Friday, September 23 - 06:00 PM 2016

Film Screening "Living on One Dollar" and reception

You're invited to a screening of the award-winning documentary film LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR.  The film is set in Solola Guatemala and follows two students who want to experience firsthand the challenges of living on one dollar a day---the typical income for many rural Guatemalans.  Their experiences will be familiar...

Event Type: Member-Created

Friday, September 23 - 06:00 PM 2016

RPCV Happy Hour

Idealists4Hillary + Kristina Owens and Wendy Owens, Co-Founders of PC to Politics, are excited to welcome: Aaron Williams, Former Director, Peace Corps  and RPCV Dominican Republic  Amb. Frank Almaguer, Former US Ambassador and Peace Corps Country Director for Honduras. Joel Rubin, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and RPCV Costa Rica...

Event Type: Member-Created

Friday, September 23 - 05:30 PM 2016

Friends of Jamaica : Happy Hour and Fundraiser

In celebration of current + former PCJ staff Trevor "Froggy" Chance and Craig Haynes visiting DC, and NPCA Peace Corps Connect Conference, FOJ is hosting an end of summer Happy Hour!Come have a Red Stripe (or two), chill to Reggae beats, and link up with other RPCVs, Jamaica supporters, and...

Event Type: Member-Created

Friday, September 23 - 05:30 PM 2016

Friends of Liberia Meet and Greet

All are welcome to Friends of Liberia's Meet & Greet on the occasion of Peace Corps' 55th Anniversary.  Come meet your friends, make new ones, and learn about FOL's many programs, including our new Family Literacy Initiative that is completing its first-year pilot in Liberia.  www.fol.org

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, September 22 - 06:00 PM 2016

Friends of Morocco Dinner honoring Ellen Paquette, Returned Peace Corps/Morocco Director

Friends of Liberia, Friends of Mongolia and Friends of Ellen Paquette are welcome to join Friends of Morocco at a Buffet Dinner honoring Ellen Paquette, recently returned Peace Corps Morocco Director (and Liberia RPCV 1972-76) at the Marrakesh Restaurant DC 2147 P Street NW Washington, DC 20037 on Thursday, September...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, September 22 - 05:30 PM 2016

Friends of Guinea DC Happy Hour Fundraiser

Please join us at Blackfinn Ameripub for a special happy hour fundraiser for Friends of Guinea. Meet up with other RPCVs and Guinea supporters. We'll provide wristbands at the door for a $10 donation, which will get you extended happy hour specials at the bar, and a chance to win...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, September 21 - 08:00 PM 2016

The Music of Peace

Join us on Wednesday, September 21st at 8pm for a performance of "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at the Mosaic Theater. The event is a part of “The Music of Peace,” a celebration of the International Day of Peace with National Peace Corps Association, Peacebuilding Connections, World Beyond War, Peace Alliance...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, September 21 - 09:00 AM 2016 through September 25, 2016

Peace Corps Connect : Local Discount

RPCV/W is honored to serve as a host group for Peace Corps Connect, and we want to see you there. Sept 12 is the last day to confirm your registration and participate in a nationwide conference showcasing the vitality of our community and how it continues to affect positive change. You can...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, September 20 - 05:30 PM 2016

RPCV/W Career Conference Happy Hour Networking Event at Front Page

Peace Corps Headquarters will play host to hundreds of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers during the East Coast National RPCV Career Conference in Washington, DC from Monday, September 19, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016. To welcome home our RPCV’s from the field and help them practice their elevator pitches, we'll...

Event Type: Official

Sunday, September 18 - 10:30 AM 2016

RPCV/W Community Service: River Kayak & Cleanup

Clean up the Anacostia River while kayaking on one of the last glorious days of summer! RPCV/W will help Boating In DC and the American Canoe Association with their ongoing effort to collect trash floating along the river and by the boathouse. This activity will be guided and includes a safety orientation. Spots...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, September 14 - 08:00 PM 2016

Trivia Night at Solly's Tavern to support Pathways Togo

Come join us for Trivia Night at Solly's on U Street, Wednesday, September 14th! Trivia is free and starts around 8pm! Solly's will donate a percentage of their night's proceeds to support Pathways Togo, an organization supporting girls' education efforts in Togo, West Africa. We will also hold a raffle...

Event Type: Member-Created

Tuesday, September 06 - 07:00 PM 2016

Friends of Jordan & BloomScreen Present: Salam Neighbor, سلام يا جار

Fellow RPCVs and Friends! Friends of Jordan and Bloombars are teaming up to present an award-winning film and campaign to connect the world to refugees. You should definitely come see this. Here are the details: Salam Neighbor (2015, 75min), a film by Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple, is an award-winning...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, September 01 - 06:00 PM 2016

September 2016 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors may make presentations and deliver announcements.  All board meetings are open to the public. We kindly ask that you email Chris at president@rpcvw.org ahead of time so we can get you in the building. 

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, August 20 - 10:00 AM 2016

RPCV/W Community Service: Our Block Art & Cleanup

RPCV/W joins Columbia Heights-based Words Beats & Life (WBL) for their monthly Our Block community clean-up. We'll help with trash removal and spray painting, among other tasks. Dress comfortably, bring lots of water, get ready to transform a neighborhood through service! Here's some fun stuff to get you excited about...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, August 17 - 06:00 PM 2016

RPCV Happy Hour with Atlas Corps

Free appetizers and drink specials all night! Join us for drink specials and to hear some about RPCV/W's 2015-17 Partnership for Peace non-profit, Atlas Corps! Learn about the work of Atlas Corps in bringing fellows from around the world to work in non-profit organizations and social enterprises here in the...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, August 13 - 05:00 PM 2016

Pathways Togo Fundraiser for Girls' Education

Join the Pathways Togo Board of Directors and other RPCVs for a small fundraiser at Kapnos Taverna out in Arlington! Come spend a Saturday with us enjoying extended happy hour specials and free appetizers in support of girls' education in Togo, West Africa. Learn more about our scholars and the...

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, July 31 - 12:00 PM 2016

2016 Summer BBQ at the National Zoo

Come spend a summer afternoon with fellow RPCVs and vote for next year's Board of Directors. We're returning to the site of our 2013 Summer BBQ - The National Zoo! The covered Picnic Pavilion is point #11 on the Zoo Map near parking lot D. Your ticket gets you 2 hours of...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, July 23 - 10:00 AM 2016

Summer 2016 RPCV/W White Water Tubing Trip

Event sold out!  If you're still interested check out the RPCV/W Facebook group to see if anyone has an extra ticket to sell. Otherwise get your shades, SPF 30, and beverage of choice ready for a float down the Shenandoah!  Here's the run of day:10:00am -10:30am: Meet, load and board...

Event Type: Official

Friday, July 22 - 07:00 PM 2016

WE@PC Presents: PC Night at the Washington Mystics - Parade of Nations

Join the Women’s Empowerment employee resource group at Peace Corps Headquarters (also known as WE@PC) and for Peace Corps Night at the Washington Mystics and participate in the Parade of Nations. Tickets to the game must be purchased prior to registration ahead of time to participate in the Parade of Nations. Buy...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, July 20 - 11:30 AM 2016

USDA Peace Corps Open House Cookout

Connect with fellow RPCVs, learn about careers at USDA, and enjoy a delicious grilled lunch! Please join RPCVs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture for our employee resource group official kick-off and launch event.  Cookout is open to USDA RPCVs, friends and supporters including Peace Corps community members who are...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, July 16 - 03:00 PM 2016

RPCVW Family Playgroup

Kalorama Park is a large playground in the heart of Adams Morgan next to Kalorama Recreation Center. Meet up with other RPCVW parents and kids and have fun! Meet at 'little kid' area playground.   Also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/600001733505054/

Event Type: Member-Created

Sunday, July 10 - 02:00 PM 2016

Community Service with Bread for the City

Join RPCV/W and Bread for the City for a quick Sunday afternoon produce sort! We will sort and pack donated produce into family-sized distribution packages for Bread for the City clients. Mission of Bread for the City: to provide vulnerable residents of Washington, DC with comprehensive services, including food, clothing,...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, June 30 - 05:30 PM 2016

Joining The Board Informational Happy Hour

Want to join the RPCV/W board? Join us for a casual reception and information session on how RPCV/W functions and how you can get involved. Click here for job descriptions. We look forward to welcoming you!

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, June 22 - 06:00 PM 2016

Speed Mentoring!

Join RPCV/W Mentoring for a fun, engaging, and productive evening of SPEED MENTORING! We already have confirmed Mentors from organizations and sectors such as:  State Dept USAID Dept of Labor Dept of Ed Tech Consulting and Project Management  The night begins around 6:00 pm with informal networking and complementary wine...

Event Type: Official

Sunday, June 19 - 12:00 PM 2016

Community Bike Ride!

Who: Anybody with a bike! What: A ​leisurely ride  through Rock Creek Park, culminating in a snack or meal if interested.  ​​When: ​Sunday, June 19 at 12 pm - departing by 12:15 pm sharp.​ ​Where: Meet outside of Woodley Park Metro Stop (Red Line) ​***RSVP required on this page***  If it is raining, the ride...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, June 18 - 03:00 PM 2016

Monthly RPCV/W Kiddie Happy Hour!

DC RPCVs: Do you have a child or grandchild, and a desire to hang out and reconnect with fellow RPCVs that also care for "little ones"? We are confident that more than a few of you do.  Our first Kiddie Happy Hour in May at Johnny Pistolas was a blast,...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, June 18 - 10:00 AM 2016

Volunteers Needed: Columbia Heights Day 2016

Columbia Heights has more RPCVs per capita than any other neighborhood on the planet, so naturally we'll be out with our banner and our member flyers spreading the word about RPCV/W and creating connections in the community. We need you to volunteer to join us for an hour at our...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, June 16 - 05:30 PM 2016

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Summer Happy Hour

Kickoff the summer and join Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) for our "Welcome to Washington" happy hour. Open to both our Young Professionals tier and Future Professionals tier, we welcome those who have recently come to DC for the summer!  Come out and learn about YPFP, their upcoming activities and...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, June 11 - 04:30 PM 2016

March with Peace Corps in the Capital Pride Parade

1.       RPCVs, HQ staff, and friends needed to carry host country flags at the annual Capital Pride Parade, June 11 Marchers needed! Join us in marching in the Pride parade and carrying a country flag. There's only one for each country, so first come, first served. If you have a particular flag...

Event Type: Official

Friday, June 10 - 07:00 PM 2016

Pride Run with DC Frontrunners

Join us for the 4th DC Front Runners Pride Run 5K, an Official Event of Capital Pride.  The chip-timed 5K race will be followed by a Finish Line Party, featuring beer for race participants, a live DJ, entertainment, and awards for the race's top performers. Funds raised from registrations and generous donations will go to...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, June 08 - 06:00 PM 2016

Evening of Service with Atlas Corps and YALI

Atlas Corps is thrilled to partner with the U.S. Department of State, Meridian International Center, and Entrepreneurs' Organization on the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.  The YLAI Professional Fellows Program empowers entrepreneurs and civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and to effectively contribute...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, June 07 - 06:30 PM 2016

Community Service with Upwardly Global

Join RPCV/W and Upwardly Global for a workshop with skilled immigrants. We'll be helping them with jobs search, resume, and interview skills. RPCVs will work one-on-one with job seekers to help draft and revise resumes and provide job search advice. Upwardly Global works to eliminate employment barriers for skilled immigrants and...

Event Type: Official

Monday, June 06 - 07:05 PM 2016

Nationals vs. Cubs tickets to benefit SMYAL

UPDATE: TICKETS SOLD! THIS OFFER NO LONGER ACTIVE. Through a very generous donor, RPCV/W has received two lower-level third baseline tickets to the Monday, June 6 Nationals vs. Cubs game!  Normally $50 each, we're offering the pair to the first lucky buyer for $75, with all proceeds going to SMYAL...

Event Type: Official

Monday, June 06 - 05:00 PM 2016

D.C. Pride Week Happy Hour and Fundraiser

Join RPCV/W for a special D.C. Pride Week Happy Hour and fundraiser to help support the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL). Drink specials and signature cocktails. SMYAL supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities...

Event Type: Official

Wednesday, June 01 - 08:00 PM 2016 through June 02, 2016

Peace Corps Night at DC United and Pre-Game Happy Hour

Peace Corps’ Employee Resource Group HALO (Hispanic Association for Leadership and Opportunity) and the Office of the Third Goal & Returned Volunteer Services hope to see you at Peace Corps Night at DC United against the Seattle Sounders! Participate in Peace Corps’ Parade of Nations at the game by carrying a flag from a...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, May 24 - 05:30 PM 2016

John F. Kennedy Wreath Laying Ceremony

UPDATE: Click here for pictures and a recap of the event  Join RPCV/W to honor John F. Kennedy's service and inspiration for the Peace Corps, a tradition since 1984. We will gather near the benches outside the visitor center from 5-5:30, say some words, then head up to the gravesite...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, May 14 - 01:00 PM 2016

Refugee Issues Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Do you want to learn and do more about refugee issues? RPCV/W is pleased to team up with First Hand: Refugee Talks & Wikimedia DC for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon on refugee issues. We will hear first-hand accounts from refugees and edit Wikipedia pages on refugee topics.   ***Please bring your own...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, May 07 - 09:30 AM 2016

Around the World Embassy Tour

Come join the Cultural committee of RPCVW in touring some Peace Corps (and non-Peace Corps) Embassies. Depending on the Embassy, there's live music, performances, art exhibits, free goodies, and overall a good time had by all. Meet up spot and first for the morning is the Embassy of Colombia which...

Event Type: Official

Friday, May 06 - 05:00 PM 2016

RPCV/W Kiddie Happy Hour for Parents, Grandparents, and other Guardians!

Do you have a child or grandchild, and a desire to hang out and reconnect with fellow RPCVs?  We are confident that more than a few of you do, that is why RPCV/W will role out a pilot program on Friday, May 6, 2016!  On May 6, please join us for...

Event Type: Member-Created

Thursday, April 28 - 05:00 PM 2016 through April 29, 2016

Spring RPCV/W Roof Top Happy Hour at 1905

What better way to celebrate spring than at a roof top bar?! $5 wristbands gets you happy hour specials ALL NIGHT. Happy hour includes $4 bottles/cans of beer and rails.

Event Type: Official

Saturday, April 23 - 09:00 AM 2016

Community Service: Rock Creek Cleanup

Let's get outside & beautify DC's largest urban park!  We'll join Rock Creek Conservancy for their 8th Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup. Our assigned site is one of 75 trash cleanup sites along Rock Creek's 33-miles. Transportation: Yes, this site is far from the park's more trafficked southern spaces. But...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, April 09 - 09:00 AM 2016

Hike the Billy Goat Trail

Looking for a fun rock scramble close to Washington, DC? The Billy Goat Trail is a somewhat challenging hike, but only 1.7 miles long. The National Park Services describes Trail A as:"Section “A” is extremely strenuous and involves a lot of rock scrambling and the need for good balance. With...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, April 06 - 05:30 PM 2016

RPCV/W Career Conference Happy Hour Networking Event at Front Page

Peace Corps Headquarters will play host to hundreds of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers during the East Coast National RPCV Career Conference in Washington, DC from Monday, April 4, 2016 to Thursday, April 7, 2015. To welcome home our RPCV’s from the field and help them practice their elevator pitches, we'll be holding...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, April 05 - 06:00 PM 2016

Community Service Mapathon - Peace Corps Career Conference Edition

Click here to register. Don't forget your laptop!   The post-service experience isn't all networking and elevator pitches. Careers are launched through volunteer service and exposure to different tools and techniques! We're bringing together RPCV/W members, the Peace Corps Office of Innovation, and participants from the East Coast National Career Fair...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, April 02 - 11:00 AM 2016

Cherry Blossom Picnic

Bring your family and friends to the Tidal Basin on April 2nd. We'll head out early and stake out a couple picnic tables in front of the Tidal Basin Festival Stage. We'll stick around well into the afternoon. Bring frisbees, footballs, kites and blankets to sit on. Start time is...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, April 02 - 10:00 AM 2016

Family Outing @ National Kite Festival

Kite making for kids @ 10am!Picnic @ 12pm Come share in the fun & festivities at the National Kite Festival before we picnic!! You can bring your own kites or kids can make their own at the Festival. There will also be kite flying demonstrations, kite battles and more! For...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, March 24 - 05:30 PM 2016

Federal Government Career Panel & Mentoring Happy Hour

Interested in a career in the Federal Government? Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps Office of the Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services to present a panel of RPCV’s sharing their experiences in the Federal Government followed by a Q and A session. This is an...

Event Type: Official

Monday, March 21 - 07:00 PM 2016

International Potluck Dinner

Bring a dish and/or beverage from your country of service to share, dressed in your finest Peace Corps country wear! More details forthcoming!  

Event Type: Official

Saturday, March 19 - 10:00 AM 2016

March Community Service with Liberty's Promise

Help prepare low-income, immigrant adolescents for summer employment! We'll be assisting with a one-on-one workshop. Topics to be covered include resume writing, interview practice, how to make a good first impression, building confidence, and general instruction in workplace etiquette.  Although the workshop starts earlier, RPCVs are expected to arrive at...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, March 03 - 08:00 AM 2016

National Day of Action for Peace Corps

Bring your service home! Join in NPCA Day of Action!  One of the most important ways RPCVs can bring the world home is by sharing your Peace Corps experience with your members of Congress. Join 100 others on Capitol HillMarch 3rd to urge a bigger and better Peace Corps. Last year, the...

Event Type: Official

Tuesday, March 01 - 05:30 PM 2016

March Happy Hour: Toast to #PeaceCorpsNOW

Join the National Peace Corps Association and RPCV/W for some grassroots pre-gaming before RPCVs from around the country take to the halls of Congress to promote a growing Peace Corps! Organizers will be on hand to answer last minute questions in preparation for the March 3 event. Known for its...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, February 27 - 08:00 PM 2016

The Promised Land: RPCV Promotion and Post-Show Discussion (almost sold out)

RPCV/W is excited to partner with Mosaic Theater for the showing of The Promised Land. This documentary-infused kaleidoscope play chronicles the waves of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees who crossed the desert to enter Israel legally and illegally, finding themselves stranded in a drama of relocation and displacement. Tickets are normally $50, but...

Event Type: Official

Sunday, February 21 - 01:00 PM 2016

RPCV/W Community Service: Hunger Action with DCJCC

Join RPCVs in the DC area at DCJCC's Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service to mix, chop, and prepare food for homeless shelters in the DC area. Hunger Action prepares over 6,500 meals a year. Join others in your community for a great and rewarding experience.No cooking skills necessary. The...

Event Type: Official

Friday, February 12 - 06:00 PM 2016 through July 11, 2016

10% off 200-hour Teacher Training with Yoga Works (Save $350)

Ready to take your practice to a whole new level? Yoga Works is offering 10% off its intensive 200-hour Teacher Training Course to be held from July 13 - August 7, 2015. The course is $3150, RPCV/W members can save $350. Gain a deeper understanding of the many layers of yoga,...

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Friday, February 05 - 06:00 PM 2016 through February 04, 2017

20% off General Assembly Classes and Workshops

Stay current and gain insight with a short term tech class at General Assembly. Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at...

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Wednesday, February 03 - 10:00 AM 2016

RPCV/W & Galley Foods Giveback Night

Why not order lunch or dinner from Galley Foods on February 3rd? No cooking + delicious food + helping out RPCV/W = everybody wins! Spread the word. Make it an event. Order for your office, meeting, or dinner party! Be sure to check the delivery map before you place an...

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Monday, January 18 - 10:00 AM 2016

MLK Jr. Day of Service with RPCV/W

We’ll be joining Thursday Network as they host their 16th Annual MLK Jr. Blanket & Toiletry Drive in partnership with New Bethel Baptist Church. They will provide personal care products, sandwiches, and blankets to the homeless population throughout DC, Prince George's County and Montgomery County, MD. Volunteers will be able...

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Sunday, January 17 - 12:00 PM 2016

First Bike Ride of the Year

Who: Anybody with a bike! What: A cycling stroll through DC, culminating at Union Market in NE. When: Sunday, Jan. 17th at 12:00 pm Where: Meet in the circle at Dupont Circle at 12:00 pm ***If it is raining, snowing, or the roads are excessively wet, the ride will be canceled.  ...

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Thursday, January 07 - 05:30 PM 2016

Foreign Relations & Diplomacy Career Panel

Please join us and the Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services for our second professional development panel of the 2015-2016 calender year. Panelist Representing: The U.S. State Department Inter-American Foundation The Millennium Challenge Corporation Happy Hour to follow event. Register below, RPCVs please provide your first country and dates...

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Saturday, December 19 - 10:00 AM 2015

December Community Service Event

In order to maintain the property, volunteers are needed to help Catholic Charities clean-up the outdoor areas around 801 E Men's shelter each month. All supplies will be provided; volunteers should bring work gloves if available and wear clothing appropriate for the weather.

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Saturday, December 12 - 06:00 PM 2015

Member Tickets: Annual Holiday Gala and Silent Auction

ONLINE TICKET SALES CLOSED. MEMBER TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED FOR $60 AT THE DOOR, $80 FOR NONMEMBERS Make sure to join us for our biggest event of year, bringing together more than 300 RPCVs and friends of all different ages and countries of service, and from all across the District-Maryland-Virginia...

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Tuesday, December 08 - 06:00 PM 2015

Joint Happy Hour with NOVA RPCV

Please join RPCV/W and the Northern Virginia RPCV groups for an early holiday happy hour event.  When: Dec. 8th at 6pm Where: Highline RxR, 2010 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202 We hope to see you there! 

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Saturday, December 05 - 12:45 PM 2015

Paint balling (with light dinner included)

I bought a Groupon deal to play paintball for 6 people.  Unfortunately, I was not able to get together enough of my friends to play back in the fall.  The Groupon deal expires soon, so I figured I would post the event here in case other RPCVs were interested.  The...

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Tuesday, December 01 - 05:00 PM 2015

AAAS Event on Science Diplomacy with Cuba

Please join the AAAS Science Diplomacy Affinity Group for a panel discussion on science diplomacy opportunities with Cuba, featuring Dr. José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez, the first Cuban Ambassador to the United States in over 50 years, and esteemed representatives from the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Health...

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Monday, November 30 - 04:00 PM 2015

Unexplored Interior: RPCV Promotion

The show is still on until Nov 30! RSVP here and we will email you a 50% discount code for tickets.  On November 15, 2015 we had a special showing of the play and a panel discussion on its themes. The information below was from that posting: Unexplored Interior Join...

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Thursday, November 26 - 03:00 PM 2015

Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

RPCV/W will be holding a Thanksgiving potluck dinner for RPCVs in town, as well as any Med Evac PCVs in the area and Atlas Corps Fellows (our Partnership for Peace). RPCV/W is providing the turkey and guests will bring a side dish, dessert or drinks.  Longtime RPCV/W member Debby Prigal...

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Saturday, November 21 - 09:30 AM 2015

Community Service with We Are Family

Come out and join us for a pre-Thanksgiving day of service! We Are Family serves over 600 seniors in the Shaw, North Capitol Street, Adams-Morgan, Petworth, and Columbia Heights neighborhoods.  Also, volunteer cars are needed for delivery. Please email the Community Service Director if are willing to use your car for the...

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Friday, November 13 - 05:00 PM 2015

Membership Happy Hour

  Join us as we celebrate RPCV/W members! Happy hour at Mad Hatter in DuPont (1319 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20036) on Friday, November 13th from 5-8pm.

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Saturday, November 07 - 10:00 AM 2015

2015 RPCV/W Wine Tour

I'm sorry, there are no longer any non-member tickets available for this event. If you are a RPCV/W member, please see if there are any Member Only tickets available here This year we will be going to: Corcoran Vineyards Cider - where participants can choose between a wine tasting or...

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Wednesday, October 28 - 05:30 PM 2015

Mentoring Happy Hour

Join us for a happy hour gathering hosted by the Mentoring Program. Come to meet Mentors, Mentees, or just to have a great time!

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Tuesday, October 27 - 05:30 PM 2015

International Development Career Panel

Join us and the Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services for our first professional development panel of the year. Panelist Representing: Checchi and Company Consulting Georgetown University USAID RTI International Happy Hour to follow event. Register below, RPCVs please provide your first country and dates of service.    ...

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Saturday, October 24 - 11:00 AM 2015

Community Service: A Wider Circle

A Wider Circle is a local non-profit with one goal: to end poverty. Their efforts focus on the provision of basic need items, education, and long-term support to adults and children challenged by homelessness, poverty, and substance abuse. At this event, we will be decorating mini-pumpkins with residents—mostly adorable children—at their...

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Thursday, October 22 - 05:00 PM 2015

Happy Hour To support Co-partners of Campesinas

Co-partners of Campesinas is a non-profit organization that supports women’s empowerment and children’s education in El Salvador and Guatemala using a motto of “Learn, earn, lead”. Join us for this event and help raise funds for scholarships for children and youth and vocational training for rural women and youth. We...

Event Type: Member-Created

Saturday, October 17 - 04:00 PM 2015

Hains Point Memorial Service Honoring Fallen Peace Corps Volunteers

Dear Fellow RPCVs, Please join us for a memorial service to honor Fallen Peace Corps Volunteers in a heartfelt and uplifting ceremony. The event will take place Saturday, October 17th from 4:00pm to 5:00pm at the tip of Hains Point, southeast of the Jefferson Memorial and Tidal Basin. This will...

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Saturday, October 10 - 12:00 PM 2015

RPCV/W Scavenger Hunt

SORRY REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT For more info please contact Philippa When: Saturday, October 10th 12 noon Where: Meet at Logan Circle We will meet at the end of the day at a bar (somewhere in DC - to be discovered!) to announce winners and distribute prizes Single...

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Wednesday, September 23 - 05:30 PM 2015

Nationals Game and Happy Hour

Come out to the ball game with RPCV/W! We'll be meeting up for a pre-game happy hour at Osteria Morini and then head to the stadium together to watch the game. Although we don't have an official section, we encourage you to buy tickets in section 232 so we can...

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Saturday, September 19 - 09:00 AM 2015

Food and Friends Community Service Event

Food & Friends provides meals, groceries, and nutrition counseling to people living with life-challenging illnesses such as HIV/AIDS and cancer. They need a team of eight people to prep ingredients and pack meals for community distribution.

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Sunday, September 13 - 03:00 PM 2015

RPCV/W Book Club: AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Adichie

Come join us to discuss the book, Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie.  This book follows a Nigerian woman blogger in the US who decides to return to live in Nigeria.  http://chimamanda.com/books/americanah/ Depending on interest, may make gathering a potlucK too. 

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, September 09 - 06:00 PM 2015

RPCV/W Happy Hour

Join us for a RPCV/W Happy Hour on the rooftop of the Rock & Roll Hotel!  Mingle, network and enjoy the last days of summer  $3 PBR Tallboys, $4 Rails, 1/2 Price Wings, Buck off Everything Else

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Tuesday, September 08 - 06:00 PM 2015

Itiso Scholarship Fund Charity Happy Hour

Have a drink and play some games to ease back into the work week after a long weekend. I will be your bartender for the evening. :) All tips go directly to the Itiso Scholarship Fund through Friends of Tanzania -- supporting Form V-VI high school students from Tanzania's Itiso Ward. So...

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Wednesday, September 02 - 05:30 PM 2015

RPCV/W Career Conference Happy Hour Networking Event at the Science Club

Peace Corps Headquarters will play host to hundreds of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers during the East Coast National RPCV Career Conference in Washington, DC from Monday, August 31, 2015 to Thursday, September 3, 2015. To welcome home our RPCV’s from the field and help them practice their elevator pitches, we'll...

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Wednesday, August 05 - 05:30 PM 2015

Meet the Board Happy Hour

Get to know the newly elected 2015-2016 Board of Directors:  Chris Robinson - PresidentJason Smith - Vice PresidentJoshuah Marshall - SecretaryL. Ganti - TreasurerChelsea Milko - Community Service DirectorChad Ryerson - Professional Development DirectorBrian McMahon - Communications DirectorPhillipa Wood - Social DirectorJanira Romero - Cultural Events DirectorWendy Owens - Special Events DirectorJalina Porter - Development DirectorTyler Owens - Mentoring DirectorSarah Weber - Outreach Director

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Tuesday, August 04 - 07:00 PM 2015

RPCV/W Book Club - planning meeting, help select first book

Want to start a RPCV/W book club? Come to this organizational meeting to help select a book and organize club structure. I am thinking we could pick a book to read every month (or every other month), and alternate between books having an international focus and books with more general subject manner (fiction, but could select...

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Tuesday, July 21 - 05:30 PM 2015

"AGOA: All You Know" - A Discussion of the African Growth & Opportunities Act

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agoa-african-growth-and-opportunities-act-all-you-need-to-know-tickets-17680108681 The U.S. Africa Chamber of Commerce (USACC) will host an "AGOA: All You Need to Know," oriented toward small and medium businesses (SMEs) engaged with Africa. Expert speakers will break down the complexities of AGOA to give you what you need to know - including: Background,Eligibility, Products, Resources, and What's Next?The event will...

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Saturday, July 18 - 03:00 PM 2015

Friends of Fiji Summer Lovo

You're invited to the Friends of Fiji Summer Lovo We will begin the day with the preparation of the fire pit and the food for the lovo. After the food is unearthed we will share in the traditional eats with island music and kava. Everyone is welcome. DATE: Saturday, July...

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Saturday, June 27 - 12:00 PM 2015

Summer BBQ and Board Elections

Click Here for Member-Priced Tickets Come out for our Annual BBQ on June 27th. This year we will be holding it at Fort McNair Picnic Grounds which is located a few blocks from the Waterfront Metro next to the Potomac River. We will have delicious food, including chicken, pulled pork,...

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Wednesday, June 24 - 06:00 PM 2015

Mellow Mushroom for a good cause!

WHAT:    Fundraiser for the Pan-Mass Challenge*                  (Ariel’s 163-mile bike ride across MA!) WHEN:    June 24th from 6-11pm** WHERE:  Mellow Mushroom in Adam’s Morgan WHO:      YOU, plus anybody and everybody!  Spread the word. Tell your people! Lauren (Nicaragua '11-'13) invites you all to this event! Mellow Mushroom has generously agreed...

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Monday, June 15 - 07:00 PM 2015

Community Service: Upwardly Global

Upwardly Global and RPCV/W will be hosting a Mock Interview Session for highly skilled immigrants. At the event Peace Corps Volunteers will help UpGlo jobseekers practice their interviewing skills for the US job market. This is a unique opportunity to learn how immigrant professionals are reshaping the U.S. workplace and...

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Saturday, June 13 - 03:00 PM 2015

March With Peace Corps in 2015 Capitol Pride Parade

Please RSVP to spectrum@peacecorps.gov ASAP if you’d like to participate. 1. Stop by PCHQ from 1-6pm on Friday, June 12 to help prepare. 2. March in the parade and/or carry a flag on Saturday, June 13 3. Staff the Peace Corps booth at the Festival on Sunday, June 14 You're invited to support...

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Wednesday, June 10 - 07:00 PM 2015

Let's meet up at the next DC bike party - DuPont Circle Fountain

D.C. Bike Party is monthly ride around Washington. They meet in Dupont Circle on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.  I'd love to see some fellow RPCVs out there at the next ride, so hit me up and we'll all ride together (weather permitting. If it rains, don't bother). It's...

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Tuesday, June 09 - 06:00 PM 2015

RPCV/W Happy Hour

Heads up: The High Dive is a CASH ONLY bar, please bring cash!  Specials: $2 High Life bottles, $4 drafts and rail drinks all night.  

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Thursday, June 04 - 06:00 PM 2015

Map for Nepal

Please RSVP Here Join Nepalese Geographers, Geo-spatial experts and GIS analysts, the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington, and Peace Corps staff for a mapathon to actively contribute data to OpenStreetMap (OSM) for Nepal. OpenStreetMap is the world's largest open source and free digital map. OSM data has proved invaluable for governments...

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Wednesday, June 03 - 07:00 PM 2015

Peace Corps Night at DC United

This event is organized by the Peace Corps Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services Peace Corps’ Employee Resource GroupHALO (Hispanic Association for Leadership and Opportunity) and the Office of the Third Goal & Returned Volunteer Services hope to see you at Peace Corps Night at DC United for the June 3rd soccer...

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Friday, May 29 - 05:30 PM 2015

John F. Kennedy Wreath Laying Ceremony

Join RPCV/W to honor John F. Kennedy's service and inspiration for the Peace Corps. This is an annual event held at his grave site. A reception will follow at the Hyatt Hotel Terrace Bridge Restaurant in Rosslyn from 7-9pm. All are welcome!

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Thursday, May 21 - 06:30 PM 2015

Joining The Board Informational Happy Hour

Want to join the RPCV/W board? RPCV/W board of director elections are coming up! On May 21, you are invited to meet current board directors, get the low-down on the job responsibilities and share in a glass of wine. We look forward to meeting you soon. 

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Monday, May 18 - 06:00 PM 2015

RPCV/W Mentoring Workshop

Want to connect with other mentors? Or learn how to be a better mentor for recently returned Peace Corps Volunteers? This workshop is designed as a catalyst for systematic consideration of some of the issues that are raised in the process of a mentoring relationship. The workshop will be jointly facilitated...

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Thursday, May 14 - 05:30 PM 2015

RPCV/W Mentoring Program Happy Hour

Did you know? RPCV/W supports the DC-area Returning Peace Corps Volunteer Mentor Program. The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), in conjunction with the Peace Corps, created this program in 2007 with a fundamental goal in mind: to connect recently returned Peace Corps Volunteers with RPCV mentors.  Please join us to meet...

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Tuesday, May 05 - 06:30 PM 2015

Bingo Fundraiser ~ Boca Raton: The Golden Years

RPCV/W Members, please click here for $20 tickets. Join us in raising money for the Peace Corps Documentary A Towering Task. An in-depth documentary about the whole history of the Peace Corps - not just the 60s, not just individual volunteer experiences, but a thoughtful consideration of the agency’s past and its relevance...

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Sunday, May 03 - 07:00 AM 2015

Community Service: Defender of Play 5K

At the Homeless Children's Playtime Project they believe that play is a human right that all kids should enjoy regardless of where they live. Since 2003, they have been working in DC shelters to give kids the chance to play and learn. RPCV/W is teaming up to defend play by helping with...

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Thursday, April 23 - 05:30 PM 2015

Environmental Career Panel - 2014

Hello RPCV/W, Spring is here and the cherry blossoms are in bloom! Brings me back to my time as an agroforestry volunteer when I was planting trees and not pushing paper. What a perfect time to explore a career in the environmental field. Join RPCV/W for a panel discussion on...

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Tuesday, April 14 - 05:30 PM 2015

Informal Networking Happy Hour

Please join RPCV/W for an informal networking happy hour with participants from the East Coast National RPCV Career Conference.   Drink, enjoy great company, meet new people and discuss life after peace corps with visitors to our great city!   

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Saturday, April 11 - 11:30 AM 2015

Annual Cherry Blossom Potluck Picnic

Join RPCV/W for the Annual Cherry Blossom Potluck Picnic!  We will meet by the tidal basin north of the paddleboat docks. Please RSVP & write what you will be able to bring in the comments section below!!  Contact: Philippa Wood at social@rpcvw.org Some of us will head out early to...

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Tuesday, March 31 - 06:00 PM 2015

Fundraiser for Vanuatu Disaster Assistance

Join us for a Kava ceremony and fundraiser for Vanuatu recovery after Cyclone Pam. All proceeds benefit UNICEF in Vanuatu. Presentations by International Medical Corps Regional Coordinator Coy Isaacs and RPCV Vanuatu, Billy DelancyKava and drinks to follow. Additional donations accepted. Please write check to RPCV/W Returned Peace Corps Volunteers...

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Friday, March 27 - 05:30 PM 2015

RPCV/W & General Assembly Joint Happy Hour

RPCV/W is having a joint happy hour with the fine folks at General Assembly! Come for free drinks, good conversation and maybe a little inspiration. About General Assembly: General Assembly is a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love.  They offer full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and one-off classes...

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Wednesday, March 25 - 06:00 PM 2015

Cultural Event: Highlight on Sierra Leone, Liberia, & Guinea

Non-Members Purchase Tickets Here RPCVs will be sharing details about their projects in health, education, non-profits, and research, many of which center around Ebola relief efforts in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.  Participants include a professor from American University who recently visited Sierra Leone to conduct research on the socio-cultural...

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Monday, March 23 - 06:00 PM 2015

Run Club 2015

Spring is here and the RPCV/W run club is back on! Since this is the first run of the season, we will do a slow 4-mile run around the National Mall. Feel free to come straight from work and drop off backpacks, bags, or bikes at my house while we...

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Saturday, March 21 - 10:00 AM 2015

Community Service: Rock Creek Conservancy

RPCVs are adaptable! That's why instead of mentoring Latino youth tomorrow we are going to get our hands dirty with Rock Creek Conservancy and help remove invasive English Ivy in Rock Creek Park! See you there!  Volunteers will remove ground ivy from the western section of Melvin Hazen Park before it...

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Tuesday, March 03 - 05:30 PM 2015

RPCV/W Peace Corps Week Happy Hour

Come join RPCV/W as we get together and remember our “Host Country Heroes” at a happy hour next Tuesday. It will be a great time to catch up with your fellow RPCV friends, reminisce about your service, and meet new people.

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Sunday, March 01 - 12:00 PM 2015

Open Position- Senior International Expert

New Editions Consulting, Inc., a government consulting firm, seeks a candidate to support our contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development, located in Washington, DC.  The position supports the Programs for Vulnerable Populations, which works to reduce risks to vulnerable populations and to help communities, non-governmental organizations, and governments...

Event Type: Member-Created

Wednesday, February 25 - 06:00 PM 2015

Indian Cooking Class

Join RPCV/W and Rano Signh of Dupont Circle's Pansaari (www.pansaari.com/) as we prepare four traditional Indian dishes then sit down to a full Indian meal accompanied by beer, wine, chai, and dessert.     

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Saturday, February 14 - 10:00 AM 2015

Community Service: Liberty's Promise Job Skills Workshop II

Liberty's Promise is RPCV/W's Partnership for Peace recipient for the 2nd year in a row. They work to support young immigrants in need while encouraging them to be active and conscientious American citizens. For the second year in a row we will work with youth in a Job Skills workshop...

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Saturday, February 07 - 10:00 AM 2015

Community Service: Liberty's Promise Job Skills Workshop

Liberty's Promise is RPCV/W's Partnership for Peace recipient for the 2nd year in a row. They work to support young immigrants in need while encouraging them to be active and conscientious American citizens. For the second year in a row we will work with youth in a Job Skills workshop...

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Thursday, February 05 - 06:00 PM 2015

Latin America Trivia Night

Join RPCV/W for a fun night of Latin American trivia at Haydee's Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.  Sign up individually or as a team - and there will be prizes for winners!  A great way to get to know members of RPCV/W and learn something about a very interesting region.  So...

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Thursday, January 22 - 05:30 PM 2015

Public Health Careers Panel

Panelists from Partners of the Americas, FHI 360, Health and Human Services, and NIH will share their path from Peace Corps to public health and advice on how to get into the field. Join RPCV/W for this informative event and bring any questions you may have. A Happy Hour at...

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Tuesday, January 20 - 08:00 PM 2015

State of the Union Happy Hour

RPCV/W is hosting a State of the Union watching party at Penn Social this Tuesday. Whether you're a Republican, a Democrat or somewhere in between, join fellow RPCVs & friends for a good time, a good drink and maybe even a good debate. All are welcome, bring your friends!  ...

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Monday, January 19 - 10:00 AM 2015

MLK Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" Join RPCV/W on January 19th to serve in the spirit of Dr. King. We will be joining forces with the Thursday Network  to help with their annual blanket and toiletries drive to...

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Sunday, December 21 - 02:00 PM 2014

Community Service: We Are Family

Join us for an afternoon of gift wrapping and put a smile on someone's face.  Each month, We Are Family serves over 600 seniors in the Shaw, North Capitol Street, Adams-Morgan, Petworth, and Columbia Heights neighborhoods. We bring advocacy, services, organizing, and companionship into the homes of the elderly, while...

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Saturday, December 13 - 05:00 PM 2014

RPCV/W Member Discount: Solo Storytelling Series featuring Keith Mellnick and Inga Brege

Keith Mellnick has a 40-minute solo show coming up where he tells stories from his Peace Corps experience in Kazakhstan, and RPCV/W Members get a 10% discount! Members receive a promo code for 10% off tickets for performances on December 13 and 14. RSVP below to receive the promo code and...

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Saturday, December 06 - 07:30 PM 2014

2014 RPCV/W Winter Masquerade Gala and Silent Auction

Online registration is closed. Tickets can be purchased at the door.   Announcing the 2014 RPCV/W Winter Masquerade Gala and Silent Auction!    This is our annual holiday party and our biggest event of the year!  Be sure to mark your calendars and buy your tickets early for the best...

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Thursday, November 27 - 01:00 PM 2014

Thanksgiving Potluck for Medevacs

Come join the DC Peace Corps community to welcome and connect with current medevac volunteers in DC for the holidays during the annual Thanksgiving potluck. Turkey, ham, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are provided by RPCV/W. A Google Doc will be shared among attendees to coordinate the side dishes. The...

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Friday, November 21 - 01:30 PM 2014

Map Project Unveiling

Be part of the map mural project unveiling and share your service with Jefferson students.  Bring your Peace Corps games, artifacts, photos and stories!

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Thursday, November 20 - 05:30 PM 2014

Map Project

Celebrate International Education Week by participating in Peace Corps' Map Mural Challenge! Remember those map murals during service? This year Peace Corps is challenging RPCVs to bring those same tangible, colorful, reminders of the bigger world to our domestic communities. Help Peace Corps literally bring the world home!    Join...

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Thursday, November 20 - 05:30 PM 2014

Careers at State

You are invited to attend the Careers at State panel where RPCVs working in the Foreign Service and Civil Service will discuss their career paths and answer questions from the audience. Join us on Thursday, November 20th, at 5:30 p.m. in Shriver Hall (Peace Corps Headquarters, 1111 20th St. NW,...

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Saturday, November 15 - 01:00 PM 2014

Map Project

Celebrate International Education Week by participating in Peace Corps' Map Mural Challenge! Remember those map murals during service? This year Peace Corps is challenging RPCVs to bring those same tangible, colorful, reminders of the bigger world to our domestic communities. Help Peace Corps literally bring the world home!    Join...

Event Type: Official

Thursday, November 13 - 05:30 PM 2014

Map Project

Celebrate International Education Week by participating in Peace Corps' Map Mural Challenge! Remember those map murals during service? This year Peace Corps is challenging RPCVs to bring those same tangible, colorful, reminders of the bigger world to our domestic communities. Help Peace Corps literally bring the world home!    Join...

Event Type: Official

Saturday, November 08 - 10:15 AM 2014

2014 Fall Wine Tour

Non-members click here to purchase tickets . Enjoy a great day out in the Virginia countryside, with tastings at Paradise Spring Winery and the Winery at Bull Run.  Price includes all tastings, and the van ride to and from the city. 

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Wednesday, November 05 - 06:00 PM 2014

Virtual Peace Corps Ukraine

Non-Members May Purchase Tickets Here RPCV/W and the Embassy of Ukraine invite you to a panel discussion showcasing the inspiring story of evacuated Ukraine PCVs who are continuing their service virtually.  Despite the unfortunate circumstances of evacuation and abrupt termination of service, volunteers have used the internet to continue their...

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Monday, November 03 - 06:00 PM 2014

Run Club (location change this week!)

Outreach Director, Courtney Dunham, will be leading the RPCV/W run club this week! We will do a 4.5 mile loop by the Tidal Basin and down to Hains Point, a very scenic route. All levels welcome! Please note the location change for this week only. Email me to get my...

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Thursday, October 30 - 06:00 PM 2014

RPCV Mentoring Committee Info Session

RPCV/W is excited to announce that it will be adopting the RPCV Mentoring Program (http://mentoring.peacecorpsconnect.org/). The RPCV Mentoring Program was previously coordinated by Josh Gill with support from the National Peace Corps Association. As we transition the program to RPCV/W, we are looking for members who are interested in: 1)...

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Wednesday, October 29 - 06:30 PM 2014

Community Service: Capital Area Food Bank

Capital Area Food Bank  Young Professionals Warehouse Wednesday CAFB serves nearly 500,000 people in the region struggling with hunger. Join fellow RPCVs and young professionals from across the city to help sort and prep donated food items.  Brookland is the nearest metro. There will be a shuttle to and from...

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Sunday, October 26 - 02:00 PM 2014

Autumnal Bliss

NON-MEMBERS CAN PURCHASE TICKETS HERE Autumn is a great time to get out of the city. We're renting a van and driving out to Larriland Farms in MD to pick pumpkins & veggies, go on a hay ride and roast s'mores by the fire. Autumn is here, let's enjoy it! ...

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Saturday, October 18 - 09:30 AM 2014

Bike Ride to Mt. Vernon

Join us for a Saturday bike ride from Crystal City to Mt. Vernon and back. It'll be a lovely fall day so bring your friends and enjoy the scenery.  Gather at the Starbucks on Crystal Drive starting at 9am. We want to leave at 10. Contact the organizer if you...

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Tuesday, October 14 - 08:00 PM 2014

Post Town Hall Drinks

Didn't get your question answered at the Town Hall? Detailed presentations inspire deep thought? Come pontificate and table thump at the Post Town Hall late night happy hour. We'll head over together after the Town Hall. Hope to see you there!

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Tuesday, October 14 - 06:00 PM 2014

Peace Corps Town Hall

Join Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet for a "State of the Peace Corps" speech and Town Hall style presentation. The Director will highlight progress being made by the agency and call on specialists to give updates on key initiatives. Former RPCV/W Board Member Corey Taylor will give opening remarks and...

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Tuesday, October 07 - 06:00 PM 2014

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage: Fleur D'Orange Performance

Join RPCV/W for a free performance at the Kennedy Center: Fleur D'Orange: Captivating movement traces layers of gender, culture, history, and ancestry... Riveting solo movement by choreographer-dancer Hind Benali accompanied by a live-recorded sound score traces the complexities of Morocco in IDENTITY, a new work made for Center Stage.  In this...

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Saturday, September 27 - 10:00 AM 2014

Community Service: Grocery Delivery with We Are Family

Join us to deliver groceries to seniors in their homes and spend time with those who need a little company.  We Are Family is an outreach and advocacy network that serves seniors by bringing support, advice, and a kind ear to those who may feel overwhelmed or lonely. Their work is...

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Wednesday, September 24 - 06:00 PM 2014

Peace Corps Night at Nationals Park

Please join us to celebrate Peace Corps Night at Nationals Park on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 as the Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets. Tickets come in two categories: $17 - Outfield - Sections 101-106 $32 - Left field corner - Sections 108 - 110 *includes $10 voucher...

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Wednesday, September 24 - 05:30 PM 2014

Peace Corps Night at Nationals Stadium - Pre-Game Happy Hour

Come mingle with fellow RPCVs before the National's Baseball Game against the New York Mets. 

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Monday, September 22 - 06:00 PM 2014

International Potluck - Cultural Events Kick-Off

Bring a dish and/or beverage from your country of service to share, dressed in your finest Peace Corps country wear!  

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Wednesday, September 17 - 06:00 PM 2014

Happy Hour with the Society for International Development's Young Professional Working Group

Join us on September 17th at Capitol City Brewing Company at 6pm for joint Happy Hour with: The Society for International Development’s Young Professionals Working Group;  The Young Professional In Foreign Policy International Development Discussion Group; and The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington DC This networking event will combine...

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Monday, September 15 - 06:00 PM 2014

RPCV/W Monday Run Club

We changed locations! Come join us every Monday for a short run around the Mall, Rock Creek park, or the surrounding area! From now on, we will start at Kelsi Ward's (RPCV/W Secretary) house so that people can leave bags and purses in her home while we run. All levels...

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Monday, September 08 - 06:00 PM 2014

RPCV/W Monday Run Club

Come join us every Monday on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a short run around the Mall, Mt. Vernon trail, or surrounding area! All levels are welcome!

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Thursday, August 07 - 06:00 PM 2014

Meet the Board August Happy Hour

Come on by and mingle with the RPCV/W Board. Bring suggestions for events and activities you'd like our organization to pursue, and enjoy a few drinks at Science Club.

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Thursday, July 31 - 06:00 PM 2014

VillageX Happy Hour at Banana Cafe

Couldn't make it to Marx last week? Come on down to Banana Cafe in Eastern Market for a second Village X happy hour.    Village X, an RPCV-powered initiative to develop a mobile app that facilitates grassroots giving, is celebrating the inclusion of a new mystery donor who has generously agree to...

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Thursday, July 24 - 06:00 PM 2014

VillageX Happy Hour at Marx Cafe

Join us at Marx Cafe, one of our favorite Mt. Pleasant establishments, for an after work get-together. 15% of proceeds will go to Village X, an RPCV-powered initiative to develop a mobile app that facilitates grassroots giving. The Village X team will be on hand to answer questions about the...

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Wednesday, July 09 - 03:30 PM 2014

World Cup Semi-Final Watch Party and Networking Event

Partners of the Americas, a non-profit in D.C., has invited RPCV/W members to come meet staff, learn about their programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and support their "Soccer Saved My Life Campaign". Partners is raising money by selling $10 raffle tickets to win 2 Club-level season tickets to...

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Wednesday, July 02 - 05:30 PM 2014

Community Service: Folklife Festival

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an international exposition of living cultural heritage put on each year by the Smithsonian on the National Mall. This year China and Kenya will be showcased and RPCV/W has the opportunity to play just a small part in this huge production. Join us for an...

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Saturday, June 28 - 12:00 PM 2014

Annual BBQ and Board Elections

Great Friends, Food and Drink, Rooftop View! Come join us for our Annual BBQ and Board Elections. This year we are holding it in the heart of downtown D.C. on the Baker Donelson Rooftop. We'll have BBQ chicken, pulled pork, vegetarian options, wine, beer and more. Spend some time with...

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Wednesday, June 25 - 06:00 PM 2014

¡Hora Feliz!

Come join fellow Spanish speakers for delicious food, great happy hour drink specials, and conversación en español! All Spanish levels are welcome, but we'll be speaking only in Spanish, so non-Spanish speakers should wait for the next HH!

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Saturday, June 21 - 11:00 AM 2014

New Member Capitol Tour

New to D.C.or to RPCV/W? Come meet fellow RPCV/W members and get an exclusive tour of the Capitol with Mike Carlo, a Legislative Correspondent at the U.S. House of Representatives. The tour starts at 11 AM, but please arrive 15 minutes early in order to have enough time to get...

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Saturday, June 14 - 12:00 PM 2014

Community Service: Job Skills Workshop with Liberty's Promise

Think back to your first job...how you felt, how excited you were, what mistakes you made and lessons you learned...Join us for a Job Skills Workshop with Liberty's Promise to help immigrant youth prepare for their first jobs. Liberty's Promise is our Partnership for Peace and has been a pleasure...

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Thursday, June 12 - 06:30 PM 2014

Fundraiser for Liberty's Promise

Please join our Partner in Peace, Liberty's Promise, for their eighth annual Flag Day Fundraiser. They will be holding a silent auction during the event with all proceeds going to the immigrant youth they help everyday. In addition to the silent auction, there will be an open beer and wine...

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Saturday, June 07 - 04:30 PM 2014

Peace Corps at the Capitol Pride Parade 2014

You're invited to support the Peace Corps’ participation in the 2014 Capital Pride celebration! In addition to the parade with country flags on June 7 and the festival on June 8, Spectrum (the Peace Corps’ LGBTQA employee resource group), is doing a few new things this year, including T-shirts, a...

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Saturday, June 07 - 10:00 AM 2014

Day of Service at Kelly Miller Middle School

We're teaming up with Capital Cause for their Millennial Day of Service to help 800 youth who attend middle schools where 80% struggle with math and reading. Volunteers will: Work with kids: Facilitate “hands-on” interactive learning activities for middle school youth covering five career sectors; Assemble career-prep packages for middle school youth &...

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Thursday, June 05 - 06:30 PM 2014

June 2014 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet every month to coordinate the activities of RPCV/W. These meetings are open to the public. Contact president@rpcvw.org for details.

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Wednesday, June 04 - 05:30 PM 2014

Pride Week Happy Hour

Join us at Cobalt for Pride Week. This is a great opportunity to meet before we march on Saturday. See you there!

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Thursday, May 29 - 05:30 PM 2014

John F. Kennedy Wreath Laying Event

For 30 years now, RPCV/W has held a simple ceremony at the gravesite of John F. Kennedy to pay our respects to the founder of Peace Corps and reflect on his memory.  Click here to download and share the invitation. We will gather in front of the Visitor Center from...

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Saturday, May 24 - 10:00 AM 2014

Bike Ride - Capitol Crescent Trail

Join us for a Saturday bike ride on the Capital Crescent Trail from Georgetown to Chevy Chase and back down through Rock Creek. Meet at Dean and Deluca in Georgetown around 10am. Call or text if you're running late. The full route is about 20 miles. We're planning this event...

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Wednesday, May 21 - 05:30 PM 2014

Public Health Career Panel

You are warmly invited to the final career panel before our Summer Break. This month's theme will focus on careers in Public Health and we are lucky to have great speakers from John Snow International, Population Services International, USAID, NIH and the NYC Dept. of Public Health. Join us at...

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Saturday, May 17 - 02:00 PM 2014

Community Service: Cultural Day with Coalition for Economic Empowerment

I loved my Peace Corps experience and I love sharing it with others. I also love dinamicas (aka. ice breakers) but my office doesn't seem to appreciate them like my Honduran counterparts. If you feel the same way, join us on May 17th! RPCV/W will host a cultural day with...

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Saturday, May 10 - 10:30 AM 2014

WAIST DC 2014

For the last several years RPCV's from West Africa have held an annual DC WAIST tournament. This is a day long, 8 team tournament. In the last few years, the numbers have dropped and there have been some hybrid teams from two West African countries.   While there is an...

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Thursday, May 08 - 05:30 PM 2014

Mentoring Happy Hour

All current and prospective mentors and mentees are invited to this event to mingle, meet others in the program, and possibly even find your mentor/mentee match. Please email Josh Gill (rpcvmentoringdc@yahoo.com) with any questions about the RPCV Mentoring Program. 

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Saturday, May 03 - 10:00 AM 2014

Bike Ride - Capitol Crescent Trail

Join us for a Saturday bike ride on the Capital Crescent Trail from Georgetown to Chevy Chase and back down through Rock Creek. Meet at Dean and Deluca in Georgetown around 10am. Call or text if you're running late. The full route is about 20 miles. We're planning this event...

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Thursday, May 01 - 06:30 PM 2014

May 2014 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet every month to coordinate the activities of RPCV/W. These meetings are open to the public. Contact president@rpcvw.org for details.

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Saturday, April 26 - 09:00 AM 2014

Community Service: HandsOn DC

Hands on DC is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that organizes projects to improve the physical condition of Washington, DC public schools. We also raise funds to support local college scholarship programs and encourage greater community involvement in the public schools.  Join fellow RPCVs for a Hands On Work-a-Thon where we...

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Tuesday, April 22 - 06:00 PM 2014

2014-2015 Board of Directors Information Session

Are you interested in getting more involved in RPCV/W? Would you like to put your innovative leadership, networking,and organizational skills to use? Are you looking for ways to meet other RPCVs who live in the DC area? We invite anyone who is interested in becoming more involved in RPCV/W as...

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Sunday, April 13 - 11:30 AM 2014

Cherry Blossom Picnic

Join RPCV/W for the Annual Cherry Blossom Potluck Picnic! We will meet by the tidal basin north of the paddleboat docks. When you RSVP, please indicate what you are able to bring to share.  Contact: Elizabeth Trenga at social@rpcvw.org Some of us will head out early to reserve a couple...

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Monday, April 07 - 06:00 PM 2014

Community Service: Mock Interviews with Centro Nia

The word must be out that RPCVs do well when it comes to resume review and interview coaching because we have received yet another request to assist with mock-interviews to help youth prepare for job interviews. This time we will be working with interns at CentroNia to help them prepare...

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Saturday, March 29 - 09:30 AM 2014

Wine Tour & Tasting

Non-members can purchase tickets here Join RPCV/W as we visit three Loudoun County vineyards - Casanel Vineyards, Notaviva Vineyards, and Doukenie Winery.  Price includes private bus transportation from DC (pick up/drop off location U Street Metro) and tastings at all three wineries.  Limited space available.  

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Saturday, March 22 - 10:45 AM 2014

New Member Capitol Tour

New to D.C.or to RPCV/W? Come meet fellow RPCV/W members and get an exclusive tour of the Capitol with Mike Carlo, a Legislative Correspondent at the U.S. House of Representatives. The tour starts at 11 AM, but please arrive 15 minutes early in order to have enough time to get...

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Thursday, March 20 - 05:30 PM 2014

Environmental Career Panel - 2014 - 2

Join RPCV/W for the next event in the Professional Development Initiative series. On March 20th, from 5:30 - 7 pm, at Peace Corps Headquarters a panel will discuss their careers in the environmental field. Representatives from the World Wildlife Fund, Conservation International, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Foreign Agriculture Service...

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Saturday, March 15 - 01:00 PM 2014

Community Service: Capital Area Food Bank

Join us for an afternoon of volunteering with the Capital Area Food Bank which annually distributes 45 million pounds of food, equivalent to 37.5 million meals. The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington metro area by acquiring food...

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Tuesday, February 25 - 05:30 PM 2014

Peace Corps Week Happy Hour

Celebrate Peace Corps Week with RPCVW. Downstairs at Penn Social 5:30-8:30 PM.  

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Monday, February 24 - 06:00 PM 2014

Community Service: Resume Workshop with Upwardly Global

Upwardly Global works with skilled immigrants and refugees to eliminate employment barriers and integrate this population into the professional U.S. workforce. We will be working with DC area job seekers to help refine resumes.  *If you can bring a laptop for use during the workshop it would be greatly appreciated.   ...

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Sunday, February 23 - 01:00 PM 2014

Retelling the History of RPCVW

Join us at a panel event to explore the 35-year history of RPCV/W and the broader DC RPCV community. Moderated by our Historian, this conversation will feature former board members as they retell the history of our organization. There will be a Q + A section to follow the discussion,...

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Saturday, February 22 - 07:00 PM 2014

Member Discount: We Are Proud to Present at The Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

The Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company would like to offer members of RPCV/W discounted tickets to a select performance of We Are Proud to Present, an innovative, fast-paced, funny, and wholly unique take on race and empathy. Attendees are also invited to a pre-show reception and Post-show lecture with Q&A In collaboration...

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Friday, February 21 - 05:00 PM 2014

Happy Hour w/ Visiting Grad Students from Tufts University

Some RPCVs studying at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University are coming to DC for a career trip, and they'd like to meet some of us for an informal get together. Swing by Recessions after work and say hi.

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Tuesday, February 18 - 06:00 PM 2014

Community Service: Food & Friends

Food & Friends works to foster a community caring for those living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling. Join us to help prepare a home cooked meals with other RPCVs. 

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Monday, February 03 - 07:00 PM 2014

Washington Wizards Basketball Game (members)

non-members may purchase tickets here Wizards vs. Blazers Monday, February 3rd 6:30 PM to Participate in Fan Tunnel! 7:00 PM Game $17 Members/ $20 Non-Members Please contact Elizabeth with questions: social@rpcvw.org

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Saturday, January 25 - 10:30 AM 2014

Community Service: Liberty's Promise Job Skills Workshop

Liberty's Promise is RPCV/W's Partnership for Peace. They work to support young immigrants in need while encouraging them to be active and conscientious American citizens. We will work with youth in a Job Skills workshop to help prepare them for internships and the workforce. We will work one-on-one to assist...

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Saturday, January 18 - 10:30 AM 2014

Community Service: Liberty's Promise Job Skills Workshop

Liberty's Promise is RPCV/W's Partnership for Peace. They work to support young immigrants in need while encouraging them to be active and conscientious American citizens. We will work with youth in a Job Skills workshop to help prepare them for internships and the workforce. We will work one-on-one to assist...

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Thursday, January 16 - 06:00 PM 2014

Community Service Test Event

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Friday, December 06 - 08:00 PM 2013

Holiday Party and Silent Auction

This year's Holiday Party will be the largest regular gathering of RPCVs in Washington, DC. Whether you're coming to make new friends or catch up with old ones, the Holiday Party is the place to be. Tickets cover heavy hors d'oeuvre and 2 hours (7:00 to 9:00 PM) of wine...

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Wednesday, October 30 - 06:00 PM 2013

Embassy Event

The Embassy Events subcommittee is planning an event for this date. Details are forthcoming. Contact president@rpcvw.org with questions.

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Sunday, October 27 - 06:00 PM 2013

Happy Hour

RPCV/W holds montly happy hours to provide networking opportunities for new arrivals and old friends.  Now you can RSVP via text! Text "HH" to +12027604486 to test it out.

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Saturday, October 26 - 10:00 AM 2013

Wine Tour

We plan to hold a social event on this date. Contact Elizabeth Trenga at social@rpcvw.org to get involved.

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Sunday, October 20 - 09:00 AM 2013

Capitol Tour

Join us for a staff-guided tour of the US Capitol. If you have any questions, or if you're a staffer who would like to help out, email Chris Robinson at publicrelations@rpcvw.org

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Saturday, October 19 - 10:00 AM 2013

Community Service Event

RPCV/W holds periodic community service projects where we lead a small group of volunteers to help out a local organization. Have ideas for a partnership? Contact Allison Nye O'Donnell at communityservice@rpcvw.org

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Tuesday, October 15 - 06:00 PM 2013

Hesperian "Where there is No Doctor" 40th Anniversary Gathering

Hesperian Health Guides is a nonprofit health information and health education source that publishes "Where There Is No Doctor." In celebration of Hesperian's 40th Anniversary and the role this publication has played in volunteers' Peace Corps service, Hesperian and RPCV/W are excited to invite RPCV/W members and friends to this...

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Wednesday, October 09 - 06:00 PM 2013

October Happy Hour

We hold monthly happy hours at neighborhood establishments around the region. These are great opportunties to meet new arrivals and reconnect with old friends. Contact the organizer to suggest a venue.

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Thursday, October 03 - 06:00 PM 2013

October Board Meeting

  The Board of Directors meet every month to coordinate the activities of RPCV/W. These meetings are open to the public, but we ask that you RSVP.

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Friday, August 16 - 06:00 PM 2013 through August 18, 2013

2013 Board Retreat

Next weekend, August 16-18, we’ll be headed to the Chesapeake Bay for the RPCVW Annual Board Retreat!  We’ll be staying at The Fox Hat home in St. Leonard, MD, a little over an hour from Washington, D.C As we finalize the details of the agenda, there are a few logistical requests I’d like...

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