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Featured Events

Aug 27th PRESSURE Story Jam, SF
Story Jam
The August SF Story Jam has a great line up of first timers, a few veterans, former volunteers and non volunteer story tellers. The theme is PRESSURE – Stories about pressure situations, peer pressure, pressure to get things done, community pressure.   More>>


Grants Applications Due Aug 31st
South Bay Story Jam
NorCal's Grants Program provides funds for community development projects all around our planet. While there is no minimum-maximum size, most grants average from $500-$2000 depending on the amount requested and funds available. More>>

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Annual BBQ

8/16/14 Sat (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Crown Beach (Neptune Picnic Site)
1252 McKay Avenue, Alameda
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


NorCalCareerFair
This year's annual summer BBQ will be on the warm shores of Crown Beach in Alameda. Bring your most colorful Hawaiian shirt for a Luau with Hawaiian burgers, tropical fruit ,icecream from Three Twins, leis, activities for kids and adults and a silent auction to raise money for our cross-cultural education and returned volunteer readjustment programs. Last year we sold out so be sure to buy your tickets today.


Recently Returned: $12 (online)/ $15 (at the door) COS'd in last 16 months
Members: $18 (online)/$21 (at the door)
members are allowed 1 guest at member price)

Nonmembers: $23 (online)/$26 (at the door)
Picnic+1yr NorCal Membership: $35 (online)/ $38 (at the door)
Kids:FREE!

Buy tickets for 2014 Annual BBQ Luau



Volunteer!
If you'd like to volunteer to help click here. Volunteers get reduced price tickets.

Beer/Wine
Because of permit/insurance restrictions we can not provide alcohol but attendees are welcomed to bring wine/beer for themselves and to share-good for Karma.

Special Thanks to our supporters
Nesquik for donating 100 servings of chocolate milk
Three Twins for donating 100 servings of icecream


Raffle Prizes
-Two incredible wine tastings at The Winery on
-Treasure Island Values $250 and $100
-Tickets for the Exploratorium
-Tickets for the California Academy of Sciences
-Tickets for Bay Cruise Red and White Fleet
-Coffee Basked from Catracha Coffee Company - Alameda, CA
-$100 Restaurant coupon for Pier 39 Restaurants
-Two Tickets to the Winchester Mystery House
-Chocolate Tasting
-First Edition Mystery Books - one set of 6 books
-Customized Private Tennis Lessons
-Hat, t-shirt and bars from KuliKuli
If you have a prize to donate for the raffle please contact Frank Price at frank_price[at]comcast.net

2015 International Calendars for Sale!
The Grants Committee will be selling 2015 International Calendars to raise funds for the Grants Program.

Parking
Crown Beach has a small parking lot at the Crab Cove visitor center right next to the picnic site. It's $5. There's also nearby street parking that is free.

CarpoolsSignup for a carpool

Mass TransitThere are AC Transit Buses buses to Alameda leaving Oakland 12th Street BART every 10-12min. Bus Schedules from 12th St BART, Oakland