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August 2019

Pub Dinner

August 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub, 2800 S Randolph St #110
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Join us at Samuel Beckett's Gastro Pub in Shirlington to get in the UK spirit for our incoming Isle of Wight visitors (arriving in October), hear about FFNCA activities for the rest of the year and catch up on each other's summer adventures. Sign up to join us at this dinner. Theater lovers can also enjoy nearby Signature Theater's annual open house from noon to 7pm. Signature offers reduced price tickets for forthcoming productions and a lottery for free tickets.

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September 2019

Travelogue on our recent Hamburg journey, plus German dinner at Berlin Cafe

September 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This is a two-part event: Get together with the folks who traveled to Hamburg to hear about the trip and see photos from the trip on our Club's recent Hamburg journey. We will meet at the Southeast Library 330 7th St. NE (near Union Station metro) at 3 p.m. Then join us for a delicious German dinner at the Berlin Cafe at 333 Mass. Ave NE. around 5:15 p.m. Signup for the event will be available in August.

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October 2019

Ambassadors from Isle of Wight Arrive

October 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Ambassadors from Isle of Wight Depart

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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December 2019

40th Anniversary Celebration

December 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Portofino, 526 South 23rd St.
Arlington, VA 22202
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Please join us to celebrate the 40th year of Friendship Force of National Capital Area over a delicious Italian Dinner. We will share photos and stories from the early days of FFNCA up to the present. This will also be our annual meeting and time to brainstorm about our future goals and activities after we savor past experiences and excellent food. Find more information and sign up to attend.

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May 2020

Conference Call with Jeremi Snook, FFI President

May 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sunday May 3, at 3:30 pm Friendship Force International CEO Jeremi Snook will be meeting with us to talk about FFI's strategic approach to deal with the effects of the Corona Virus pandemic on FFI. FFI's treasurer, James Perama has prepared an excellent short video clearly explaining FFI's approach to keeping FFI afloat  during these difficult time to maintain our mission of broadening cross-cultural understanding and promoting peace. Please take a few minutes before the meeting to view this short…

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Editing Photos

May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday May 17 at 3:30 Duncan McBride will be doing a dynamic interactive workshop on photo editing-- something we can all use whether we use our mobile phones or cameras. Duncan is the leader of our Photography group and hopes some of you may be inspired to join. Check your email for the link to participate in this event.

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June 2020

Visit Brazil with Global Journey Participants

June 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

FFNCA members participated in a Global Journey to Fortaleza and the Amazon in November 2019. Join them and the journey coordinator from Sao Paolo and two participants from Canada in a slide presentation and discussion of their experiences. Zoom link will be available in your FFNCA email. 

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Presentation: FFI Festival at Sea–2019

June 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Friendship Force International sponsored a Festival at Sea in 2019. Join us as Carol Alim, a member of FFNCA, talks about this fun event, which included visits to locations as diverse as Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls in Argentina, and the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Torres del Paine National Park in Chile . Street tango in Buenos Aires Iguazu Falls, Argentina  

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July 2020

Book Talk: Spiritual Myopia by Margaret Johnston

July 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 FFNCA member Margaret Johnston will be talking about her book titled Spiritual Myopia.

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