Thursday, June 16, 2011

#206: World Refugee Day

Continuing with the weekend festivities... add World Refugee Day to your Saturday agenda!  The St. Joseph County chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting this downtown event, highlighting the plight of refugees around the world and in our own backyard.  It sounds like this event will festively add a little flair to downtown South Bend with some live music, a variety of food, and a lively celebration of culture from every corner of the globe.  Find more information on World Refugee Day and even learn how to participate by sharing your favorite food here on the Red Cross website.

Where: Downtown South Bend, between Wayne and Jefferson Street at 217 S. Michigan Street
When: Saturday June 18th, 11 am to 2 pm
Cost: This event is free and open to the public

Click here to listen to Executive Director John Pinter speaking about World Refugee Day on NPR.

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