Upcoming Events

2017 DATES for RPCV-NJ and Other Events
Mark your calendars
Watch for more details as the dates approach!

January 26-April 1, 2017
AFRICAN FIGURES AND MASKS
African masks and woodcarvings from
Montclair State University’s permanent collection
Presented by the George Segal Gallery
Montclair State University
Gallery Hours: Tue Wed Fri & Sat 11am-6pm, Thrs 12:30-7:30pm
1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043
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For information about the March 23 reception, details provided below
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Sun. Feb. 26 – Sat. March 4, 2017
Peace Corps Week
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Tuesday, February 28th
Monmouth Univ. Peace Corps Week

-RPCVs will speak about hospitality in their Countries of Service 
-Peace Corps contest videos on Hospitality will be viewed
-Attendees will mingle & view RPCV Country of Service tables
Refreshments will be provided by Monmouth University
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Thursday, March 2nd
Rutgers Univ. Peace Corps Week Celebration
1. Information Sessions including RPCV Global Tables
2. Screening of Hospitality Videos
3. Panel of RPCVs for a Hospitality-themed discussion 
Event and refreshments provided by Rutgers University Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA)


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March 3-15, 2017
National Days of Action Washington DC and/or at home
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Friday, March 17, 2017  
4:30-5:15pm
featuring music of the Ewe, Ga and Dagomba people
Montclair State University Amphitheater
FREE and Open to the Public
Presented by the George Segal Gallery in collaboration with the Montclair
State University West African Drumming, Singing and Dancing Ensemble

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Sunday, March 26th -afternoon
RPCV-NJ General Meeting
Howell Living Farm, No Snow Date
ALL NJ RPCVs are welcome!
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
The George Segal Gallery at Montclair State University presents:
The Masks We Wear: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Share Stories of Service and Identity in Africa
This program is in conjunction with the George Segal Gallery‘s current exhibition,
African Figures and Masks from the Montclair State University Permanent Collection, on display through April 1.
For more information or to RSVP to attend the program on March 23, please call 973.655.6941.
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April 22nd
Potato Planting

Howell Living Farm
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May 6th

Jersey Cares Day
Stay tuned for specific project(s) for RPCVs, family & friends to participate in
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May 21 – 1:00pm

TRENTON THUNDER
Second Annual Baseball Game & Picnic
Arm & Hammer Stadium
One Thunder Road, Trenton, NJ
Sunday, May 21, at 1 PM
(Picnic buffet 12:30-2:00pm)

RSVP & payment needed by April 21
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Sunday, June 4th
Statewide RPCV & Family Picnic

Terhune Orchards
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August 4-6

NPCA Peace Corps Connect
Denver, CO 
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August 20th 
Potato Harvesting

Howell Living Farm
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August 18-20 (Fri-Sun)
Camping & Hiking (Appalachian Trail)
Cabin with multiple rooms for
2-3 people each (16 max)

Mohican Outdoor Center
Warren County
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September 21
International Day of Peace Celebration
Further details to be announced

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Contacts for various events:
SOCIAL – Doug Garatina rpcvnj.social@gmail.com
VOLUNTEER – Peter Arney rpcvnj.volunteer@gmail.com
ADVOCACY – Joanne Brandwood rpcvnj.advocacy@gmail.com
OUTREACH – Christie Musa rpcvnj.outreach@gmail.com

Check out our past events!
Non RPCV-NJ events are italicized
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