Events

SEPTEMBER
The World in Fargo-Moorhead
September 6-30
A photo and story exhibit featuring F-M area residents who have come to the region from other parts of the United States and world.
Fargo Public Library

Pangea Series: Iraq
Wednesday, September 7
at 6:30 p.m.
Ezzat Haider is a Kurdish Iraqi immigrant of the Yazidi religion who came to Moorhead in 2014. He will discuss why Kurdish and other Iraqi people had to leave their homeland and why Moorhead has become a center of Kurdish families, as well as continued efforts to raise awareness of the effects of ISIS on the Yazidi people. Moorhead Public Library

Scandinavian Traditions
Movie Screening
Thursday, September 8 at 1:00 p.m.
This documentary shows how Scandinavian communities are preserving their ethnic identity. Dr. Verlyn Anderson, retired director of the Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College, will lead a discussion of the Scandinavian culture following the showing.West Fargo Public Library

Open Season Movie Screening
Friday, September 9 at 1:00 p.m.
A Hmong immigrant is convicted of killing six white hunters in a violent confrontation during deer hunting season in Wisconsin. This documentary looks at the causes and the impacts of this tragedy. Dr. James Carlson Library

Movie Screening
Monday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a screening of the film The Good Lie. Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: Syria and ND
Wednesday, September 14
at 6:30 p.m.
Marian Kadrie is the daughter of Syrian immigrants who homesteaded North Dakota in the early 1900s. She will talk about why her father chose not to raise a family in Syria and her life on the farm. Moorhead Public Library

Community Book Discussion
Monday, September 19
from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Join Kevin Brooks, an English professor from NDSU, for a community book discussion on this work.
Community Education Building

Hmong Cultural Exhibit
September 20 – November 10
A panel and artifact exhibit sharing the experiences of the Hmong people and their cultural heritage. Courtesy of the Chippewa Valley Museum, Eau Claire, WI, and The National Endowment for the Humanities.
West Fargo Public Library

Pangea Series: Bosnia
Wednesday, September 21
at 6:30 p.m.
Irma Ciber was a young girl in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. She will tell us her immigration story, discuss why Bosnians had to leave their homeland in the 1990s, and why many of them chose to move to our community.
Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: Refugees in America: History, Myths and Reality
Thursday, September 22
at 6:30 p.m.
Darci Asche is a local expert when it comes to resettlement of refugees in the FM area. Learn about our long history of resettlement, including where people come from, and how resettlement has changed during the last 70 years.
Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: India
Wednesday, September 28
at 6:30 p.m.
Kavitha Gundala is part of the Indian American Association of Great plains (IAAGP) a Nonprofit organization whose mission is to create and promote awareness of
the cultures of India.
Moorhead Public Library

OCTOBER
Fargo-Moorhead Area Culture Celebration
Saturday, October 1
from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
The Fargo-Moorhead Area Culture Celebration is an event that expressing heartfelt appreciation to the people of the community who have shown their support for New Americans who just arrived to the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Horizon Middle School

Germans From Russia Heritage Center Open House
Tuesday, October 4 at 2:00 p.m.
The NDSU Library is hosting an open house to showcase the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (GRHC). Visit and tour the GRHC and learn more about immigration in North Dakota. Meet Michael Miller, Director and Bibliographer, and Jeremy Kopp, Special Collections Associate, during your visit to learn more about Germans from Russia in North Dakota. Refreshments of kuchen and German honey cookies will be provided.
NDSU Main Library

At Home in Russia, At Home on the Prairie Movie Screening & Discussion Led by Michael Miller
Thursday, October 13 at 1:00 p.m.
Michael Miller, Director of the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, NDSU Libraries, will introduce this documentary examining the Germans experiences in Russia, homesteading in North Dakota, and the Germans from Russia desire to retain cultural traditions.
West Fargo Public Library

Author Event
Friday, October 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Author Presentation and Book Signing. Join us for a visit with the author. Doors open at 6 p.m. and seating is first come, first served, so arriving early is encouraged.
MSUM Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom

NOVEMBER
Pangea – Cultivate Our Cultures

Saturday, November 19
from 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
A free, indoor, family-friendly celebration of the cultural diversity in the Moorhead-Fargo community.
Hjemkomst Center

 

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