Join us Saturday September 30th @ 8am for an epic 60 minute yoga event on the National Mall- tentative location is near the Lincoln Memorial. Plan to arrive early to get settled. Reserve a Spot with this link:
The World Culture Festival taking place Sept 29th-Oct 1st is a 3-day cultural festival featuring incredible voices, talent, food and creativity from around the world in celebration of diversity and our unity. There will be plenty of time after the Yoga portion to attend the festival on your own.
More details on where to meet around the Lincoln Memorial to follow. Email [email protected] if you have questions.
Let's go watch DC Spirit, DC's Official Women's Soccer Team take on the Kansas City Current at Audi Field in SW DC. There is a special offer-Ticket + Beer is only $15. Let's sit in section 120. If possible choose row 27. Please RSVP here to so we can coordinate a meeting spot before the game where you can look for the PC Flag. I will coordinate a pre-game Happy Hour starting at 5pm prior to the game. More details to follow.
Purchase your ticket HERE
Let's checkout Wunder Garten's 9th Annual Oktoberfest Festival. From the website:
Get ready for the biggest and most exciting event of the year at the German themed beer garden! This incredible festival will span five weekends and will be jam-packed with delicious, authentic German food, live Oompah bands, fun Bavarian games, DJ parties, and of course, plenty of German beer!
We will be there starting at 6pm but feel free to stop by anytime after 6pm. Please look for the Peace Corps Flag. The organizer will contact you prior to the event with more details.
Get your free tickets for October 6th HERE.RSVP Add to Calendar 10/06/2023 18:00:00 10/06/2023 23:00:00 America/New_York Wunder Garten's 9th Annual Oktoberfest Festival Check https://www.rpcvw.org/wunder_garten_s_9th_annual_oktoberfest_festival for the latest info. 1101 First Street Northeast Washington DC 20002, Washington, DC 20002, United States Brian [email protected] share
Friday, October 13 - 06:00 PM through October 15, 2023Ticket Required RSVP Limit
Let's check out the Fall leaves (The peak in Virginia is the week of 10/16/2023.) by staying at a PATC Cabin near the Appalachian Trail. The 12 bunk rustic Cabin is a 90 minute drive west of Central DC. There is a wood stove inside the cabin and a stone fire pit outside the cabin. This will be a chill weekend to enjoy hiking (i.e. the AT is next to the Cabin!), hammocking, grilling, firepit, board games, taking in all the Fall colors, or choose your own adventure. The cost is $40 and includes group food for Friday/Saturday Dinner and Friday/Saturday Breakfast, and cabin rental. Once you RSVP we will coordinate transportation, gear, and food. There will be opportunities to loan and borrow gear.
- The 12-bunk cabin is a 1.9 mile hike from the Parking Area.
- There is not an official bathroom on site (Attendees will be pack in a trowel and tp)
- We will carry in water and or pump water nearby using a filter.
- This truly is a mini-backpacking adventure minus the tent (GREAT INTRO TO BACKPACKING!)
- Expectation is attendees will help carry group food to cabin. Great teambuilding!
- Please be prepared and serious RSVPs only.
- Please contact me if you have questions or concerns prior to reserving your space.
Let's go check out Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Taisha Estrada at the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center. From the website:
Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Taisha Estrada brings the sounds of the Caribbean to the Kennedy Center on her debut album (Nostalgia Ajena) release tour. Rooted in the traditions of Latin and American jazz, with an innovative, contemporary, multi-genre sound, she engages audiences through compelling compositions and dynamic stage performances.
Online advance reservations for a given performance date will open on a rolling basis, opening every Wednesday two weeks out from the date.
Please RSVP here on our website and we will send out a reminder two weeks out from the date to reserve your tickets.
Let’s get into the swing of Fall with a ROOFTOP WINE TASTING. Bring a bottle of wine from South America to pit against others for best wine of the night. The victor will get bragging rights and a surprise donated bottle from yours truly. Check out the scoring sheet we will be using here and this website to learn more about wine tasting. I’ll provide a brief tutorial at the ROOFTOP WINE TASTING. The wine tasting will be held in NOMA on RPCV/W Jacob's rooftop only 0.3 mile from the NoMa-Gallaudet U New York Ave. The cost is $5 to cover the charcuterie board. More details on the wine tasting and how to access the rooftop will be sent out prior to the event.
- A bottle of wine from South America
- Your own wine glass (Optional)
- A curious and enthusiastic palette
- If you served in South America (or anyone) bring South American snacks although no guarantees it will help your bottle win!
- Bags to conceal the wines
- A Charcuterie Board
- Wine glasses
- Scoring sheets + pens
Please choose how many RSVPS will attend the Rooftop Wine Tasting
"Click on" the PURCHASE TICKETS button which will direct you to the RPCV/W Donation Page.
Fill in your information and "click on" CONTINUE TO PAYPAL button.
Once on the PayPal website you can pay for your ticket
RPCV/W & LGBTQI+ RPCV would like to cordially invite you to a Traffic Light Mixer at as you are in Eastern Market, SE DC starting @ 5pm. Hosts will ask everyone to identify what they are looking for with an activity called a Traffic Light. Come on out and enjoy the fun! Please join us @ 7pm for weekly karaoke with as you are. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND INTENTDEND FOR THE LGBTQI+ COMMUNITY.
This is a Traffic Light Party so upon arrival we will have name tags with different colored borders for you:
Please take the color for you and add your Name and Country of Service/Years or other details you would like if you're not RPCV/Please be mindful of the RPCV/W Community Guidelines here. We want this to be a safe, fun, and inviting space for everyone!
- RED: You're taken
- YELLOW: It's Complicated
- GREEN: Single and ready to mingle.
RPCV/W in collaboration with NOVA/RPCV is hosting a Meet & Greet with Peace Corps Director Carol Spahn, other members of Peace Corps leadership, & get an update on what’s up at Peace Corps. We will be at the Continental Pool Lounge located a half block from the Rosslyn Metro Station. Please come to the Beer Garden and look for the PC Flag. Look forward to seeing you all there.Please be mindful of the RPCV/W Community Guidelines here. We want this to be a safe, fun, and inviting space for everyone!
RSVP Add to Calendar 10/25/2023 17:00:00 10/25/2023 20:00:00 America/New_York Meet & Greet with the Peace Corps Director Check https://www.rpcvw.org/happy_hour_with_the_peace_corps_director for the latest info. 1901 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209, United States Brian [email protected] share