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Featured Events

4/23 New Volunteer Send Off, SF

We need RPCVs volunteers for country of service displays and to be on hand to talk to nominees and applicants about countries, assignments. Details>>


5/3 Third Goal Film Series, Oakland

Local returned Peace Corps Volunteer film makers take you on an inside look into the countries and people they served. Details>>



Jan 26th Festival of Cultures/Annual Gathering/Dinner+Chocolate Tasting

Last Update: 12/30/2012 2:50 PM

Woman's Club of Palo Alto

475 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto

1pm-4pm Festival of Cultures
4pm-6pm Annual Gathering/Elections
6pm-8:30pm Dinner + Chocolate Tasting*


*Buy your dinner ticket today!
($23 members|$30 nonmembers - Tickets will not be sold at the door).
1-4:00pm Festival of Cultures
FREE and Open to Public

Get your passport stamped! Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be bringing their service home with exhibits, activities, story hour, fashion show and food. Volunteer Today!

4-6pm Annual Gathering/Elections
FREE-NorCal Members

Meet the NorCal board and committees; learn about programs such as our speakers bureau, grants, mentoring and many more; find out how to get involved and elect new board members. Learn more about running for the NorCal board

6-8:30pm Dinner and Chocolate Tasting
$23-members|$30-nonmembers|$10-children

Buy your ticket today!(Tickets will not be sold at the door.)

After the Festival we will be hosting an Indian buffet dinner fundraiser to support the costs of the Festival of Cultures and our programs throughout Northern California.

Brett Beach, RPCV and co-founder of Madécasse, will give a presentation on how his service in Madagascar developed into an international chocolate business that works to ensure that more of wealth stays in the country of origin through ethical cocoa sourcing and the production of chocolate. You'll also be able to taste the fruits of their labor!