Cross-cultural Events in Olympia

In Olympia, SEAPAXers will participate in two community events in February: the Olympia Ethnic Celebration 2009 on the 7th, and a Community Conversation on “cultural immersion via the PC experience” on the 12th. The City of Olympia organizes these annual events as an opportunity “to share the cultural traditions of our various ancestries” and seeks to include the Peace Corps opportunity for the direct experience of many of these world cultures. Venue details are as follows:

Saturday, February 7
Olympia Ethnic Celebration 2009
Peace Corps information table
RPCVs are needed to work 2-hour shifts between the hours of 10 am – 6 pm.
Location: Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, in downtown Olympia.

Thursday, February 12
Community Conversation, 6-7 pm.
Three RPCVs are sought to participate in a discussion on cultural immersion.
Location: Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, in downtown Olympia.

To participate or for more information, please contact Bob Findlay, (360)753-2983.

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