Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
of Greater New York (RPCV-GNY)

Promoting a better understanding of other peoples
on the part of New Yorkers

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Below is an OUTDATED sample listing of some of Big Apple Corps' great work, social and educational opportunities in the New York City area.  We have at least one gathering each month that is great for newcomers, returning friends and those we don't see often enough. 

Complete event details are available to members through a periodic email of the latest happenings.  Partial listings are on the FaceBook page.

Last updated 10/14/2013

Upcoming events

Date Time Event
05/11/12 6:30pm Ethiopian Dinner
06/10/12 2:00pm Ft Tryon Park Picnic and Games

Join us for a potluck picnic at  Fort Tryon Park, named one of the best picnic spots in NYC by Time Out New York.  Bring a dish or drink to share, and/or frisbee, football, cards, etc.

Fort Tryon Park
You may forget that you're in Manhattan at all when you enter this idyllic green space, located in the upper reaches of the island. The Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that focuses on medieval works, is located within the park; there are also plenty of spots to hunker down and have a picnic. Choose a patch of grass on the western edge of the park for stunning views of the Hudson River and New Jersey's Palisades. Enter at Margaret Corbin Circle, Fort Washington Ave at Cabrini Blvd (

For more information or RSVP please contact Tricia

06/23/12 12:30pm Lunch and Soccer Viewing


Recent Past Events



03/25/12 Volunteer Day
03/18/12 Bluegrass Jazz
02/28/12 Peace Corps Panel
02/25/12 Fordham Basketball Game
02/17/12 Vietnamese Dinner
02/12/12 Classical Concert at Brooklyn Library
02/04/12 Happy Hour and Brooklyn Museum
12/09/11 Holiday Party
12/04/11 End of the R Line Happy Hour/Neighborhood Tour
11/17/11 Indian Dinner
11/13/11 Soup Kitchen Volunteer
10/22/11 Senegalese Dinner
06/21/11 Beach Excursion
06/09/11 Dinner at Cafe Habana Outpost
05/22/11 Picnic in Central Park and Tour of Natural History Museum