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Featured Events

Beyond Borders
Mar 3 Storytelling Workshop


We all have stories to tell. That’s the Third Goal of Peace Corps, to share with people back home the experiences from our service overseas.  Beyond Borders Storytelling is hosting a storytelling workshop to help people turn those experiences into engaging stories.  The workshop is open to anyone who has a story with an international twist,  not just Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

This workshop is perfect for those wanting to go that next step and perform before a live audience at the Story Jam in April.
Workshop is FREE to all. Pizza will be provided.  Details and RSVP Info Here>>

June 5-6, Peace Corps Connect
Registration is Open!


The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Berkeley, Calif. on June 5-6, 2015. We look forward to a weekend of engaging speakers, dynamic workshops and opportunities for participants to network and share their Peace Corps stories! Details>>

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Guided Hike: Anza Trail

8/10/13 Sat (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Almaden Quicksilver County Park (Mockingbird Hill Park Entrance)
Mockingbird Hill Lane , Almaden
Contact:Hale Sargent (hale_sargent@nps.gov)


In partnership with Santa Clara County Parks, join Hale Sargent, ranger from the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail for a strenuous 2.6-mile group hike in Almaden Quicksilver County Park. More details can be found here: http://anzahistorictrail.org and http://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/Ride%20Here/Pages/Almaden-Quicksilver-County-Park.aspx.

Almaden Quicksilver is one of several Santa Clara County Parks containing a recreation trail segment of the 1,200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail.

In 1775-76, Captain Juan Bautista de Anza led more than 240 men, women, and children on a perilous overland journey from present-day Mexico to establish the first colonial settlement at San Francisco Bay. The Anza Trail commemorates their journey.

Note:
This will be a difficult hike through the “Cardiac Hills.” Water & appropriate footwear required.

Directions to Meeting Point: Mockingbirld Hill Park:
The park may be accessed from three areas. The Mockingbird Hill entrance is accessed off Mockingbird Hill Lane. This entrance is accessible to all users, including bicyclists. From Highway 85, take the Almaden Expressway exit south 4.5 miles to Almaden Road. Proceed .5 miles on Almaden Road to Mockingbird Hill Lane, turn right and continue .4 miles to the parking area.