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  • Saturday, June 23 - 12:00 PM

    Ticket Required
    Congressional Cemetery

    This year we will be holding the event at the Congressional Cemetery, one of the most unique event places in DC! Located a few blocks from the Potomac Ave Metro, off the blue/orange/silver lines. This is a family event and one of the biggest of the year. We will have delicious food, including veggie options, as well as an assortment of beverages. A variety of lawn games and activities will be held throughout the duration of the event.

    UPDATE: We've just added the option to pay for your ticket using Venmo! Use the details below to do so. Looking forward to seeing you there!

    Submit your Venmo payment - prices listed below - to the following email address: gantil@gmail.com (or search by phone number: 301-256-7191).

    About the cemetery:

    "Created in 1807, Congressional Cemetery is, despite its name, a privately owned 35-acre tract, rising at the exact point in Southeast Washington, D.C., where the city sloughs off its urban grid and bristles up into forested hills. Standing at the cemetery’s summit, you can look down on the Anacostia River and, across the river, to the rumpled beech and maple woodlands of Fort Dupont Park. 

    Cemeteries, for most of us 21st-century citizens, are strictly utilitarian places. We come, we go, as quickly as propriety allows. By contrast, many of the great garden cemeteries of the 19th century were conceived by landscape architects steeped in Romanticism. The undulating paths are richly varied woodlands were designed to attract the eye and the visitor. And indeed, the people who flocked there by the thousands were only rarely in a mood to mourn. Lovers wooed along the shaded lanes; families, gaily dressed and giddy at escaping the city’s miasma, dragged blankets and picnic baskets after them. Weddings happened here, concerts, sporting events. Hard as it is to believe now, cemeteries were America’s first parks." Read more here and here

      Add to Calendar 06/23/2018 12:00:00 06/23/2018 15:00:00 America/New_York RPCV/W Annual Summer BBQ! Check https://www.rpcvw.org/rpcv_w_annual_summer_bbq for the latest info. Josh Marshall specialevents@rpcvw.org
  • Have a few hours to spare? Women Empowering Women of RPCV/W has the perfect opportunity for you! Join us at this month's serving at Calvary Women's Services. We will provide a meal for their first dinner shift as part of our monthly commitment to the organization. 

    Calvary Women’s Services empowers homeless women in Washington, DC, to transform their lives through housing, health, education, and employment programs.

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 06/23/2018 17:45:00 06/23/2018 18:45:00 America/New_York June Meal Volunteer Event at Calvary Women's Services Check https://www.rpcvw.org/june_meal_volunteer_event_at_calvary_women_s_services for the latest info. 1217 Good Hope St SE, Washington, DC 20001, United States Laura Casas empower@rpcvw.org share
  • Thursday, June 28 - 05:30 PM

    Share your health and wellness story in our upcoming story slam. Please contact secretary@rpcvw.org if you plan to share your story at the event for more details. 

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 06/28/2018 17:30:00 06/28/2018 19:00:00 America/New_York Story Slam Check https://www.rpcvw.org/june_story_slam for the latest info. 400 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States Rachel Branaman secretary@rpcvw.org share
  • Come on out to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival! We will meet by the Smithsonian Metro on the National Mall at 11:30 and will grab a bite to eat at the festival before perusing the Catalonian and Armenian booths. You can find out more about this year's festival here

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 06/30/2018 11:30:00 06/30/2018 14:00:00 America/New_York Smithsonian Folklife Festival Check https://www.rpcvw.org/folklife_festival for the latest info. Washington , DC, United States Kylie Poirier culture@rpcvw.org share
  • Join RPCV/W and Upwardly Global for the Mock Interview & Speed Networking event for immigrant job seekers. RPCVs will work one-on-one with job seekers to provide general job interview practice and provide networking advice .

    Upwardly Global works to eliminate employment barriers for skilled immigrants and refugees, to help integrate this population into the U.S. professional workforce. 

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 18:00:00 07/12/2018 20:00:00 America/New_York Mock Interview & Speed Networking Event With Upwardly Global Check https://www.rpcvw.org/com_serv_with_upwardly_global for the latest info. 1440 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States Hannah Savage communityservice@rpcvw.org share
  • Thursday, August 23 - 11:00 AM through August 27, 2018

    RSVP Limit
    RPCVW goes to Peace Corps Connect

    Every year the National Peace Corps Association holds an annual conference called Peace Corps Connect. This year it will be held in the Pocanos in Pennsylvania! RPCVW will be taking two vans from the DMV area up to the conference and back. Please join us and reserve your spot today!

    The NPCA has generously given us a %10 discount on conference registration when using "rideshare10". Please take a look at the conference website for more details on the conference and registration prices. Discounted prices for recently Returned Volunteers!

    For those who have RSVP'd, the organizers will contact people to arrange an exact time and location for pick up.

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 11:00:00 08/27/2018 11:00:00 America/New_York RPCVW goes to Peace Corps Connect Check https://www.rpcvw.org/rpcvw_goes_to_peace_corps_connect for the latest info. Jesse Bailey historian@rpcvw.org share

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