Social and Service Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  2014

 Make your  gift list now and pick up a supply of the beautiful 2015 International Calendars on sale for only $12.00 at MNRPCV Events now to the end of the year.

To purchase your calendars online, click on the 2015 International Calendar cover below: 

2015 Calendar Cover Image

 SEPTEMBER 2014

Indoor/Outdoor Picnic at Bardons

Saturday, September 27, 3:00 to 8:00 PM

11 Pheasant Lane, North Oaks MN 55127

Enjoy the fall colors and that unique Peace Corps camaraderie at a potluck picnic north of St. Paul an easy drive away from the congestion of the cities up 35E or 35W. Organize a carpool and invite PC-peeps to join you for the ride. There will be hotdogs (with all the fixin’s) and s’mores to cook over an open fire on a freshly cut branch from the north-woods. A choice of beverages will be in the cooler. Kids and extra chairs welcome. RSVP to Jane and Jack at: janebardon@yahoo.com

 

Cook for Kids and Moms

Tuesday, September 30, 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Jeremiah Program, 1510 Laurel Avenue, Minneapolis

It’s time for another “Cook for Kids and Moms” event at our partner organization, the Jeremiah Program. The event will be 4:30-6:30 PM at Jeremiah’s facility in downtown Minneapolis (1510 Laurel Ave.) Help prepare a meal for single moms and their children, or drop off a dessert. To volunteer to help or to get further information, contact Gary Bank at: gtbank@msn.com with “Jeremiah” in the subject line.

Jeremiah Program: www.jeremiahprogram.org

Metro Dinner – Eastern European

Thursday, October 2, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Kramarczuk’s – 215 East Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis 55414 (lower NE Mpls)

 

Come join your fellow MNRPCVs for pierogies, cabbage rolls, sausages, soups, salads and Polish pastries!  It’s an easy self-service place; just grab a tray, choose and pay for your food via the cafeteria line and join us at a large table.  Everyone in the MN Peace Corps Community is welcome.  Contact Judy at judymarcouiller@hotmail.com if you need further information.

Kramarczuk’s: http://kramarczuks.com or call the restaurant 612.379.3018. 

 

 

OCTOBER 2014

Cook for Kids and Moms
Tuesday, October 14, 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Jeremiah Program, 1510 Laurel Avenue, Minneapolis
It’s time for another “Cook for Kids and Moms” event at our partner organization, the Jeremiah Program. The event will be 4:30-6:30 PM at Jeremiah’s facility in downtown Minneapolis (1510 Laurel Ave.) Help prepare a meal for single moms and their children, or drop off a dessert. To volunteer to help or to get further information, contact Gary Bank at: gtbank@msn.com with “Jeremiah” in the subject line.Jeremiah Program: www.jeremiahprogram.org

October Metro Dinner

Maya Cuisine1840 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis  
Friday, October 24, 6:30 pm
Come join us for an October Metro dinner on Central Avenue featuring delicious and authentic Mexican food. This restaurant prides itself on daily handmade tortillas and tamales, plus a fresh salsa bar! RSVP to Jess at jess.brogger@gmail.comMaya Cuisine:  https://www.facebook.com/MayaCuisine

NOVEMBER 2014

Fundraiser Dinner – Food from Muslim Countries

Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 to 9:00 PM
669 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul

Save this date!  Plan to bring your friends and family to our Fall Fundraiser Dinner at the remarkable home of Elsa Frettem (India 1996-98) and Bernard Gonzalez.  We are introducing a new theme this time: “Food from Muslim Countries.”  Be a cook and share your favorite recipe from one of the many Peace Corps countries with Muslim populations.  Come to eat and discover and support MNRPCV Grants and Services with your donation of only $10 per person (kids and cooks eat free).  Contact Christi Williams at: quiltzilla@gmail.com to volunteer to cook or to learn more about our fundraiser dinners.

2015 International Calendars will be available for only $12 each.

 

JANUARY 2015

2015 MNRPCV Ski Weekend

January 30th to February 1st,
2015Edgewood Resort in Park Rapids  
Mark your calendars for the ever popular MNRPCV Ski Weekend!We’ll be in Blackbear (large Cabin 1) and nearby Cabin 3, what we’ve normally had, cooking and sharing meals together, playing games, skiing on the frozen lake or at Itasca State Park.click http://www.edgewood-resort.com  if you want to see the cabins.A $75 per person check (for the entire weekend!) secures your spot. Send to:Curt Rahman, 4209 Browndale Ave, St. Louis Park, MN 55416Call with questions and do join us for a fantastic and relaxing weekend.Curt Rahman 612-207-5411and Cindy Jurgensen 612-207-7337Have questions about 2015 MNRPCV Ski Weekend!? Contact Curt Rahman Register here:  2015 MNRPCV Ski Weekend!https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-mnrpcv-ski-weekend-tickets-13132899857