3rd Wednesday HH: 1/15 at 5 PM at McMenamins Queen Anne, 200 Roy St., Seattle.
Please join us for book club! See below for the entire list of 2020 books, club meeting times, and locations.
1. Sunday, February 9, 3-5 PM
Small Country by Gael Faye
2. Sunday, April 12, 3-5 PM
On the Plain of Snakes by Paul Theroux
3. Sunday, June 14, 3-5 PM
What Truth Souths Like - Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Unfinished Conversations about Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson
4. Sunday, August 9, 3-5 PM
In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
5. Sunday, October 11, 3-5 PM
The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
Pangea Giving Presentation
The SEAPAX Board invites you to a talk by representatives from Pangea Giving. Pangea Giving is a Seattle-based organization that supports grassroot organizations in Latin America, East Africa, and Southeast Asia. If you want to learn about the work that they do and how to potentially support Pangea Giving’s global activities, please join us for this free event that will take place immediately after our January 12th board meeting.
When: Sunday 1/12 11:45-12:30pm
Where: Antioch University, 2400 3rd Ave., Seattle
RSVP Required: This event is free, but you must RSVP with the names of all attendees
MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2020
What: SEAPAX will be teaming up with World Relief Seattle and United Way King County (UWKC) to prepare a community garden for our refugee neighbors in Kent!
When: Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday 1/20, 2019, 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
How: To sign up, email Andrea Shelton. You will receive an automated email message from UWKC after Andrea receives your email and adds you to the UWKC list for this event.
Where: 930 E James St., Kent. We will organize carpools for those that wish to ride-share. More information will be available from Andrea.
What else: World Relief Seattle’s Community Garden was created to benefit refugee, immigrant, and low-income community members seeking gardening space. We will be helping prepare it for use. Our main tasks this year will be to repair the handicap-accessible raised beds, remove invasive blackberry, and sweep up leaves for composting. World Relief Seattle will provide tools, snacks, water and coffee.
You can find more information here. This is a family friendly event. We hope you can join us!
Upcoming Camp Outs
Save the date for two upcoming RPCV Camp Outs. All are welcome!
Local Portland Family Camp Out: June 25-28 at Silver Falls State Park, Salem/Silverson, Oregon, Group Site A. RSVP.
Regional Family Camp Out: August 6-9 at Deschutes River State Recreation Area Loop G, Group Site A. RSVP. IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not the Deschutes campground at the Cove Palisades State Park near Madras. This is the Deschutes River Recreation Area, on the Columbia River, near Biggs Junction.
Email Brenda M. from the Portland RPCV Group for more info.