Biking TripThe San Diego Peace Corps Association offers one or two events each month. Events may be social, community service, or outdoor adventure activities. Events are announced in the e-newsletter and RSVPs are taken through E-vite. 

Photo: CicloSDias bike ride

Upcoming Events

Cook and Serve for Rachel's Women's Shelter |
Cook on Sunday, August 28th at 2pm 
Serve on Monday, August 29th at 5pm

For our 10th year, SDPCA welcomes the opportunity to prepare and serve (in person this year) a meal for forty women at Rachel's Women's Shelter. Our international theme this year will be a menu of Mexican Cuisine.

Preparation on Sunday will be at the home of Karen Lindquist, 4915 Vista Place (92116) in North Park - just north of Adams Avenue. Volunteers will start at 2pm. and preparation will take 2-3 hours; ten to twelve volunteers are needed for food prep.

Delivery and Serving on Monday: Our meal will be delivered to Rachel's Shelter located at 759 8th Avenue in downtown San Diego at 5pm and served promptly at 5:30pm. Individuals interested in helping on Monday must be fully Covid vaccinated, and masks will be required – six to eight (6-8) volunteers are needed on this evening at Rachel's.

Individuals who would like to participate through donations for this event, the following items will be welcomed. Items should be delivered to Karen's home address.

• Water (enough to serve 40)

• (50) Paper dinner sized plates

• (50) Paper small dessert plates

• (50 of each) Plastic knives, forks, spoons

• (50) Napkins

• (50) Paper Cups

For additional information or to indicate that you'd like to make a donation, please call Karen Lindquist at 619/584-0784. We look forward to another year of working together to help our community.

SDPCA Hosts: Lynne Graham and Karen Lindquist

Book Club – Beyond the Next Village (Nepal)
Wednesday, August 31 at 7pm

Join us for a discussion of Beyond the Next Village – a Year of Magic and Medicine in Nepal by Mary Anne Mercer.We’re fortunate to have the author join us for a meeting! 

Happy Hour
September 16 at 5pm
Original 40 Brewing – 3117 University Ave, North Park

Please join us September 16 for a Happy Hour get together in North Park- grab a beer, order some food, and swap some stories  We’ll meet up at 5 pm at the Original 40 Brewing -  hope to see you there!

SDPCA Host: Sarah Thorwirth

Salsa & Bachata Lesson
Tuesday, September 27 at 6pm
Casa Sur - 729 2nd Ave, Chula Vista


Cost: $20

Join us for an evening of dance, community, connection, and outdoor fun at Casa Sur in Chula Vista! You will learn the basis of salsa and bachata, musicality and rhythms, and dancing with a partner from seasoned Latin Dance instructor Ricky Villa. After the lesson, there will be an optional potluck dinner- if you wish to join, please bring a dish or beverage to share. Please bring $20 cash to the event or plan to Venmo the instructor at the event. We look forward to dancing with you! 

SDPCA Host: Erin Kirzay

Book Club – Beyond the Sky and Earth (Bhutan)
Wednesday, September 28 at 7pm

Join us for a discussion of Beyond the Sky and Earth – A Journey into Bhutan by Jamie Zeppa. This book won the Banff Mountain Book Festival Award for Adventure Travel Writing.

Save the Date!

Annual Bonfire- Saturday, October 8 from 4 to 8pm