Fundraiser for the Philippines- Typhoon Relief Effort by the Returned Peace Corps Philippines Chicagoland. Coordinated by Blake Daniel Van Fleteren and Melissa W. Shoemaker. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Overflow Coffee Cafe (1550 S. State Street, Chicago, IL, Off of the Roosevelt Red Line) Tickets: $15 in advance and $20 the night of [...] . . . → Read More: Fiesta for the Philippines- Typhoon Relief and PC Story Slam!
Chicago Area Peace Corps Association (CAPCA) and H.O.M.E.(Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly) are joining to winterize low-income senior homes on the South Side. As the weather starts to turn cold and winter approaches many seniors who live in older homes with little or no insulation and old windows start to worry about how to [...] . . . → Read More: Volunteer for Annual H.O.M.E. Weatherization Project
Happy Holidays! Join us at the Annual CAPCA Holiday Potluck. This is a great opportunity to meet your fellow Chicago-area RPCVs and try out dishes from around the world. Tuesday December 10, 6-9pm (dinner starts at 6:30) St Pauls UCC Church at 2335 N Orchard in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. We have had our Holiday at St [...] . . . → Read More: It’s that time! Join CAPCA for the Annual Holiday Potluck
Every year the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen hosts a “Day of the Dead” exhibit. The exhibit includes numerous decorated altars created by local artists. The Chicago Area Peace Corps Association is inviting RPCV’s to meet at the museum at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 27 at 3 p.m. We will [...] . . . → Read More: Save the Date for Day of the Dead Exhibition
Everyone is welcome to meet Glenn Blumhorst, president of the National Peace Corps Association (RPCV Guatemala 1988-91)!! This is Glenn’s first visit to Chicago as NPCA President and CAPCA’s first opportunity to chat with him. WHEN: 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 8 WHERE: Plymouth Rooftop Bar, 327 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago’s Loop. Accessible by the Red, Blue, Pink, [...] . . . → Read More: Come meet NPCA President on Sept. 8
Have a hankering for a delicious Swedish breakfast? The Chicago Area Peace Corps Association is planning a Sunday brunch at Ann Sathers, 5207 N. Clark Street on Sunday, September 15, at 11 a.m. BYOB (they have mixers). The cost will be between $15 and $17. Please RSVP by September 8 to: LPiotrowski80@gmail.com. . . . → Read More: Join Other RPCVs for Sunday Brunch on September 15
Join CAPCA for our Monthly Happy Hour in the Loop! Wednesday – August 21, 2013 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Plymouth Rooftop Bar 327 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago –> Red/Blue line @ Jackson or Brown/Orange/Purple/Pink @ Library (Always the 3rd Wednesday of the Month, Always 5:30-8 pm) Drink and food specials. . . . → Read More: August Happy Hour!
Sunday, July 28 @ 5:30PM DEN DEN Restaurant 6635 N Clark St. Chicago, IL 60626. Join CAPCA and fellow RPCVs for our monthly ethnic dinner, this time in Rogers Park featuring an Eritrean/ Ethiopian buffet + coffee ceremony! Dinner is $20/person. They have a bar with African beer and liquor. *PLENTY of street Parking! (Or take the Red [...] . . . → Read More: CAPCA’s Monthly Dinner! July 28th
*Monday, July 15 @**6:30 pm* Join *CAPCA, *as well as World Chicago & Hosteling International members, for this free concert in Millennium Park. Bring a blanket and snacks to share and don’t forget: BYOB! To find us, look for the Peace Corps logo in the center of the lawn or give me a call (773)577-3646. About the musician: *Fatoumata Diawara* was [...] . . . → Read More: *WORLD MUSIC PICNIC in Millennium Park!*
Join CAPCA for our Monthly Happy Hour in the Loop! Wednesday, June 19, 2013! 5:30-8:00 Plymouth Rooftop Bar 327 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago –> Red/Blue line @ Jackson or Brown/Orange/Purple/Pink @ Library (Always the 3rd Wednesday of the Month) . . . → Read More: June Happy Hour!