Santa Barbara Peace Corps Association

Serving the Community and Peace Corps Volunteers


 

THE FUN SIDE

Our events and links to related photos...

(By the way, if you took digital photos at any of our events and would like to share them,
if you email them to us with subject line "SBPCA pics" we might post them!)

Please bear with us while we get this page updated after a computer crash and techical difficulties.


Holiday Party
Holiday Potluck Party &
White Elephant Gift Exchange

@ Jorie's House, Goleta
December 10, 2016



Dargan's logo

Happy Hour
@ Dargan's Pub, Santa Barbara
October 24, 2016

(We did not get any photos;
please send us some if YOU did!)

Hanging Out
"Dress in Your Country's Best" Potluck
@ Reid & Peter's House, Santa Barbara
September 10, 2016
Smiling faces
Potluck Picnic Dinner
@ Goleta Beach, Goleta
August 25, 2016
Peace Car & RPCVs
Peace Car Meet Up & Happy Hour

@ Santa Barbara Harbor
July 13, 2016

Parade
4th of July Parade & Lunch
@ Santa Barbara
July 4, 2016
Happy Hour
Happy Hour

@ Dargan's Pub, Santa Barbara
July 1, 2016
Vic giving presentation
Bringing Home Brazil & Back Again
@ Taffy's Pizza, Santa Barbara
June 21, 2016


Catching Up
"Schmooze & Renew Your Dues" Coffee
@ Goleta Coffee Co, Santa Barbara
May 21, 2016

RPCV Panel
RPCV Panel & Dinner
@ Direct Relief, Goleta
April 13, 2016


Highlighting Happiness
Peace Corps Week:
Highlighting Happiness

@ Santa Barbara Winery, Santa Barbara
March 2, 2016
Happy hour in the sand
Happy Hour
@ Shoreline Beach Cafe, Santa Barbara
February 25, 2016
Chatting
Annual Meeting & Potluck Brunch
@ The Cole's House, Santa Barbara
January 30, 2016
Hanging out
New Year's Coffee Kick-Off

@ Goleta Coffee Co, Santa Barbara
January 10, 2016
Holiday party
Holiday Potluck Party &
White Elephant Gift Exchange

@ Jorie's House, Goleta
December 12, 2015
The wines
Wine Tasting Party
@ Vino Divino, Santa Barbara
November 14, 2015
Mixing it up
"Dress in Your Country's Best"
Potluck Soiree

@ Reid & Peter's House, Santa Barbara
September 19, 2015

Brunch
Summer Potluck Brunch

@ Harv & Jan's House, Goleta
August 1, 2015


RPCVs on parade
4th of July Parade & Lunch

@ Santa Barbara
July 4, 2015

Happy Hour

@ Palapa Restaurant, Santa Barbara
June 15, 2015

Happy RPCVs
Coffee & Schmoozing

@ Daily Grind #2, Santa Barbara
May 17, 2015


RPCV Panel & Dinner

@ Direct Relief, Goleta
April 14, 2015


Peace Corps Week:
Host Country Heroes

@ Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, Santa Barbara
March 3, 2015

 

Pitcher of Mimosas
Annual Meeting & Potluck Brunch
@ The Cole's House, Santa Barbara
February 28, 2015

 

 

Goleta Coffee Company
New Year's Coffee Kick-Off
@ Goleta Coffee Co, Santa Barbara
January 11, 2015


 

Treats
Holiday Party
@ Jorie's House, Goleta
December 13, 2014


 

Array of wines
Wine Tasting FUNdraiser
@ Vino Divino Wine Shop, Santa Barbara
November 8, 2014

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Cup of Coffee
Coffee!
@ Goleta Coffee Co., Santa Barbara
October 26, 2014

 

Pint of Guiness & Irish Nachos
"A Toast to Peace" Happy Hour
@ Dargan's Pub, Santa Barbara
September 15, 2014

(We did not get any photos;
please send us some if YOU did!)


 

Patio scene
Fiesta Potluck Brunch
@ Jan & 's house in Goleta
August 2, 2014

 

 

Parade
4th of July Parade &
Post-Parade Lunch

@ Downtown Santa Barbara
July 4, 2014, 2014

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Beach Picnic Party
BYO Beach Party
(on the grass)
@ Leadbetter Beach Picnic Area,
Santa Barbara
June 17, 2014

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Schmooze & Renew Your Dues Coffee
@ The Daily Grind #2 in Santa Barbara
May 10, 2014

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RPCV Panel & Nominees Event
@ Direct Relief in Goleta
April 16, 2014

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Happy Hour
@ Dargan's in Santa Barbara
March 31, 2014

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Annual Meeting 2014
Annual Meeting
@ Clay & Lynda Cole's Home in SB
February 22, 2014

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Bringing Home Cameroon
@ Bronfman Family Jewish Community Ctr
January 26, 2014
(We don't have any photos from this event)

 


New Year's Coffee Kick-Off
@ Goleta Coffee Company
January 4, 2014
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Holiday Party 2013
Holiday Potluck Party
& White Elephant Gift Exchange

@ Jorie's House in Goleta
December 14, 2013
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Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting FUNdrasier
@ Vino Divino in Santa Barbara
November 16, 2013

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Bulgarian Women
Bringing Home Bulgaria
@ Direct Relief International in Goleta
October 29, 2013
(We don't have any photos from this event)

 


"Dress in Your Country's Best"
Appetizers Potluck Party

@ Reid & Peter's house in Santa Barbara
September 28, 2013

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Enjoying brunch
Potluck Brunch & Optional Bluffs Walk
@ Harv & Jan's house in Goleta
& then the Ellwood Bluffs

August 17, 2013

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4th of July Parade & Lunch Out

@ State Street &
then Taqueria Rincon Alteno

July 4, 2013

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Bringing Home the Dominican Republic
with RPCV Andrew Maxwell
@ Garden Court on De la Vina
June 19, 2013

(We don't have any photos of this event)

 


Cafe Luna
Schmooze & Renew Your Dues Coffee
@ Cafe Luna, Summerland
May 19, 2013

(We don't have any photos of this event)


 

Noms Event
RPCV Panel & Noms Event
@ Direct Relief International, Goleta
April 17, 2013

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Beach clean up
Pre-Earth Day Beach Clean Up
@ Arroyo Burro (Hendry's) Beach,
Santa Barbara
April 14, 2013

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Peace Corps Week Happy Hour
@ Moby Dick (on Stearns' Wharf),
Santa Barbara
March 1, 2013

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Annual Meeting & Potluck Brunch

@ Clay & Lynda's, Santa Barbara
February 9, 2013
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New Year Coffee Kick Off

@ Goleta Coffee Company
January 6, 2013
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Holiday Party - White Elephant Gift Exchange
Holiday Party
&
White Elephant Gift Exchange
@ Jorie's, Goleta
December 8, 2012

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Wine tasting
Wine Tasting FUNdraiser

@ Vino Divino, Santa Barbara
November 10, 2012
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Dress In Your Country's Best - Jane & David
Dress in Your Country's Best
(Pre-Halloween Potluck Party)

@ Reid & Peter's, Santa Barbara
October 13, 2012

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Creek Side Inn
Happy Hour!

@ The Creek Side Inn, Santa Barbara
September 26, 2012

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Potluck Brunch &
(Optional) Bluffs Walk

@ Harv & Jan's, Goleta
August 18, 2012
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4th of July Parade
@ Downtown Santa Barbara
July 4, 2012
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Bringing Home Madagascar
with RPCV Dominique Monie

@ Clay & Lynda's, Santa Barbara
June 16, 2012

(We don't have any photos of this event, butclick here to view the slideshow!)


 

Goleta Coffee Company
Schmooze & Renew Your Dues
@ Goleta Coffee Company
May 19, 2012
(We don't have any photos of this event)

 


 


Nominees' Event & RPCV Panel
@ Direct Relief International, Goleta
April 10, 2012

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Happy Hour Clock
Happy Hour to Kick Off
Peace Corps Week

@ The Bay Roadhouse, Santa Barbara
March 1, 2012

(We don't have any photos of this event)

 


SBPCA Logo

Annual Meeting & Potluck

@ Jane & David's
February 11, 2012
(We don't have any photos of this event)

 


New Year's Coffee Kick-Off
@ Goleta Coffee Company
January 7, 2012
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Holiday Party
& White Elephant Gift Exchange
@ Jorie's Home, Goleta
December 2011
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Wine Tasting FUNdraiser
@ Vino Divino, Santa Barbara
November 5, 2011
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Fun at French Press
"Not in DC for Peace Corps' 50th"
Coffee
@ The French Press, Santa Barbara
September 24, 2011
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Brunch & Bluffs Walk
@ Jan & Harv's House
& Ellwood Bluffs, Goleta

August 13, 2011
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4th of July Parade
@ State Street, Santa Barbara
July 4, 2011
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Margarita
Happy Hour
@ Palapa Restaurant
June 16, 2011
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Smiling faces
"Schmooze & Renew Your Dues"
Coffee

@ Muddy Waters
May 21, 2011
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Nominees' Event & RPCV Panel
@ Direct Relief International
April 20, 2011
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Earth Day Festival
@ Alameda Park
April 16 & 17, 2011
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"Meet the New Board"
Happy Hour
@ The Bay Roadhouse Bar & Grill
March 31, 2011
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Annual Meeting @ Jane & David's
February 12, 2011
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Coffee @ Java Station
January 8, 2011
(This was the only photo we got!
Too bad it doesn't show how many of us actually showed up!)

 


Holiday Party @ Jorie's house
December 11, 2010
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for more photos!)

 


Opening Reception of
"Fifty Years of Peace Corps: A Multi-Media Anniversary Celebration"
@ UCSB Library
October 26, 2010
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Summer BBQ & S'Mores-fest
@ Robin's Backyard
August 21, 2010
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4th of July Parade @ State Street
July 4, 2010
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Happy Hour
@ Derf's
June 3, 2010
(This is the only good photo we got!)

 


NOMs Event & RPCV Panel
@ Direct Relief International
April 8, 2010
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Spring Fling BBQ!
@ Nancy's House
March 20, 2010
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Annual Meeting & Potluck
@ 721 Laguna Street
February 20, 2010
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Starting the day right: friends & coffee!
Coffee @ Muddy Water's,
January 23, 2010
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A tray of treats at our fabulous
Holiday Party @ Victoria & Matt's,
December 11, 2009
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Jorie, Beth & Phil enjoying some great local wines.
Wine Tasting @ Whitcraft Winery
November 21, 2009
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Unwinding after work
Happy Hour @ Moby Dick's
October 29, 2009
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*Photos added 8/28/11*
(We know, nearly 2 years later!
But better late than never, right?)

 


Team Peace Corps with their
kelp-and-sand-globe
@ the Santa Barbara
Sandcastle Festival

September 19, 2009
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Checking out the great photo display .
SBPCA Photo Exhibit
@ The French Press for 1st Thursday
September 2009
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Q-in' and hangin'. Life is good.
Summer BBQ @ Robin's
August 2009
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Cheers, Kate! Have fun in grad school!
Bon Voyage Happy Hour @ Dargan's
August 2009
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Getting ready to head down State St.
@ 4th of July Parade 2009
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Relishing time in Paradise.
Happy Hour @ Paradise Cafe
June 2009

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Peace Corps Java Junkies.
Coffee @ Muddy Waters
May 2009
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Ben shares El Salvador stories.
SBPCA Slide Show @
Pacific Traveler's Supply
March 2009

 


Kate & Ben field questions from
the crowd.
SBPCA Slide Show @
Pacific Traveler's Supply
March 2009

 


Kate shares her Mozambique tales.
SBPCA Slide Show @
Pacific Traveler's Supply
March 2009

 


Rose recaps our 2008 events.
Annual meeting
@ Unitarian Society's Jefferson Hall
February 2009

 


Naomi & Rose contemplate life
outside monthly board meetings.
(Short-lived for Naomi, who was recruited
back onto the board in June!)

@ Annual Meeting
February 2009

 


Joe samples the cookies while
discussing important world affairs.
@ Annual Meeting
February 2009

 


Cara & Ben discuss El Salvador
over some morning java.
Coffee @ Coffee Cat
January 2009

 


Santa Barbara Returned Peace Corps
Volunteers take over the Coffee Cat.
Coffee @ Coffee Cat
January 2009


 


Beth brimming with buoyant optimism.
Coffee @ Coffee Cat
January 2009

 


Good food, good conversation.
Breakfast @ Altamirano's
November 2008

 


Carole, Nathan and Robert
cleaning up.
United Way's Day of Caring
Sepembert 2008

 


Robert and Carole painting at the
Eastside Dental Clinic
.
United Way's Day of Caring
September 2008

 


Cara, Millie and Robin sampling the
Sierra Nevada Ale.
Happy Hour @ FisHous
Summer 2008

 


Brittany practicing with calendar for
The Price Is Right, Jim at peace.

Happy Hour @ FisHouse
Summer 2008

 


Beth, Robert and Naomi patiently wait
for some fried calamari.
Happy Hour @FisHouse
Summer 2008

 


Bill, Rose and Michael demonstrate
proper napkin folding.
Happy Hour @ FisHouse
Summer 2008

 


Hendrika, Harlan, Rose, Gladys and
Beth admiring the spread.
Brunch @ Harv & Jan's House, 2008

 


Robert and Harv debate East Coast vs
West Coast baseball.
Brunch @ Harv & Jan's House, 2008

 


Harv, Lyle, Vic and Danielle
getting some shade.
Brunch @ Harv & Jan's House, 2008

 


Naomi, Joe and Connie
enjoying a cold one.
BBQ @ Victoria's House, July 2008

 


Empty grill + full stomachs + smiling faces = successful bbq.
BBQ @ Victoria's House, July 2008

 


Cowboy Vic, Robin and Inge showing
off the 2009 International Calendars.
BBQ @ Victoria's House, July 2008

 


Dr. Jody Olsen, Peace Corps Deputy Director.
Ruby's Cafe, 2008

 


Peace Corps Deputy Director.
Ruby's Cafe, 2008

 


Noms Dinner Panel answers
Peace Corps applicant questions.
Direct Relief International, 2008

 


NOMs Dinner at
Direct Relief International, 2008

 


Sargent Shriver Documentary screening at Unitarian Society of SB,
2008

 


Annual Meeting at Unitarian Society
of Santa Barbara, 2008

 


Shane and Naomi proudly displaying 2008 Proclamation Letter

 


Mayor Blum presenting Shane with Proclamation of
Peace Corps Week

 


Shane Mathias detailing Peace Corps accomplishments to SB City Council

 


Nate, Cara, Mike, Melissa & Danielle
Happy Hour at Stateside, Dec 2007

 


Gladys, Rose & Beth
Breakfast, Dec 2007

 


Friend, Jane & Nancy
Breakfast, Dec 2007

 


Vic patiently waiting for his burrito
Breakfast, Dec 2007

 


Wine Tasting in The Funk Zone
Santa Barbara Winery Nov 2007

 


Gatorade anyone? Beth, Robert & Jim
SB Half Marathon Nov 2007

 


Jane, Naomi, Beth, Jen, Mike, Rose Robert, Nancy at Happy Hour at Stateside, Oct 2007

 


Rose, Shane & future Volunteer
Meet & Greet,
La Mesa Park 2007

 


Certificate of Appreciation
presented by Peace Corps DC, 2007
     
     

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