Social and Service Events

APRIL 2015

 

Volunteer Event: Cook for Kids and Moms

Tuesday, April 7, 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

 

34th Annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

April 9 to 25, 2015

St. Anthony Main Theatre

125 SE Main Street, Minneapolis MN 55414

With over two weeks of films from around the world, this is one of the largest and longest running film festivals in the country. Last year 38 Peace Corps countries were represented in the festival. Check it out – you may be able to see and hear the sights and sounds from your host country.

MNRPCV has been a sponsor of the International Film Festival since 2011. The MNRPCV Logo will be in the Film Festival catalog and on the screen at every showing. As a sponsor, MNRPCV promotes the Film Festival to our members and friends through online media. You can help – tell your friends and family about the festival – take them to a movie to show them where you lived for two years. You can even volunteer to help with the festival (see the link below). For questions about MNRPCV sponsorship, contact: janebardon@yahoo.com

MSP 2015 Film Festival: http://mspfilm.org/festivals/mspiff-2015/

Drinks and a Movie at the MSP Int’l Film Festival

Friday, April 10, 5:30 PM

Happy Hour: 5:30 PM (Aster Cafe)
Film Dukhtar: 7 PM (St. Anthony Main Theatre)
125 Main St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Join us opening weekend of the Minneapolis Saint Paul International Film Festival at St. Anthony Main. The evening will start with drinks at the Aster Café at 5:30 (come early! Happy hour prices end at 6pm) and will continue with the viewing of the award-winning, socially-conscious Pakistani adventure film Dukhtar at 7:00 pm. RSVP to Simone LaBonté at simonelabonte@gmail.com. NOTE: If you plan on attending the film, please purchase your tickets in advance as films sometimes sell out. See you there!

For info about the Aster Café: http://www.astercafe.com/

For info about the film and to purchase tickets: http://prod3.agileticketing.net/WebSales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=121711%7E36893ed1-b0b9-423c-bbab-90f22d0aeafe&epguid=02bcf1bd-86b9-4d4d-9d0d-a11ff2a158b2&

 

Volunteer Event: Cook for Kids and Moms

Tuesday, April 28, 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

 

MAY 2015

Peace Corps Send-Off Celebration

Saturday, May 2, 2:00 to 5:00 pm

North Star Ballroom – St. Paul Student Center

St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota

2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul MN 55108

We’ll be sending off departing Peace Corps Volunteers from the area in style! Stay tuned for further details on this awesome event.

JUNE 2015

Peace Corps Connect – 2015

Friday, June 5 – Saturday, June 6

Berkeley, California

The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association have announced that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Berkeley CA on June 5-6, 2015. Look forward to a weekend of engaging speakers, dynamic workshops and opportunities for participants to network and share their Peace Corps stories! Watch for official announcements and details online at:

http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/annual-gathering/berkeley-2015/