Sep 24 – World Café at the World Garden Commons

Sep 24 – World Café at the World Garden Commons

September 13, 2017 Art Community Education 0

UPDATE:  – Due to storms forecasted for Sunday, September  24 – the event has been moved to the New American Consortium at 15 21st Street S, Fargo from 1:00-4:00 PM.  Share world music, food, and conversation. It’s an afternoon of friendship, food, and conversation (for adults and kids).

DAY: September 14, 2017
TIME: 1:00-4:00 PM
TITLE: World Café
WHERE: Rabanus Park Barn (near the sand volleyball courts) New American Consortium, 15 21st Street South, Fargo.
HOSTED BY: The New American Consortium, The World in Fargo Moorhead, Welcoming Week

Join us for an (free) afternoon of friendship, food, and conversation (for adults and kids). Share world music, food, and conversation.  Talk about ways to strengthen bonds, build bridges and make links in our community.

World Café at the World Garden features world music by local performers and global foods prepared by people who have come to Fargo from different places in the world. Attendees are encouraged to wear clothing that represents their home cultures. Local ethnic-based community organizations will share information about the work they do. Participants will be asked “How can Fargo be a more welcoming community?”

All are welcome to this free event.  For more information, contact Ezzat Alhaidar at the The WE Center 701-478-3636.

About the organizers:

New American Consortium for Wellness and Empowerment builds bonds among people, bridges between diverse communities, and links to organizations. Through celebrations and programming, we facilitate trusting relationships and create healthy partnerships in the greater Fargo-Moorhead area. The office and programming space is known as “The WE Center,” for wellness and empowerment, but also for “we,” a community.

The World in Fargo-Moorhead shows the diversity of our area one portrait and one story at a time. These photos and stories are posted weekly to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We also create exhibits that are shown at libraries, churches and other public spaces.

Welcoming Week 2017: Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo.  The metro area will be celebrating National Welcoming Week September 14-24 with 20+ events (the number keeps growing) spread out over the 10 days.  The local theme this year is “Bring a friend, make a friend,” as organizers hope to see 2,000 people attend events (bring a friend).  Organizers are also looking to promote a year-round welcoming community in which friendships cross national, language, and/or faith divides (make a friend).  Events are free and open to the public.

 

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