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An Exhibit!

Posted on July 11, 2014

On Saturday June 28th the women from the Common Threads group held their 3rd quilt exhibition at “A Bowl of Good” restaurant. The first two exhibitions were held at Park View Mennonite Church, consequently this is their first exhibit that is fully …

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Join us for the Common Threads Quilt Show on June 28

Posted on June 20, 2014

Come and join us for the Common Threads Quilt Show on June 28, 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM. Hosted at: A Bowl of Good 1047 Port Republic Rd Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Harrisonburg’s Quilting Group: the art of sewing stories

Posted on June 11, 2014

A couple of walking partners, an unrelated quilting exhibition and a casual conversation at the hairdressers’. All the people involved in of those seemingly random situations had one thing in common: their interest to incorporate the arts as a form of storytelling. …

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Fresh Roots!!!

Posted on May 8, 2014

We wanted to introduce you to this local gardening project started by Latina women from the Harrisonburg area. They have decided to begin this project as a way of exploring sustainability, healthy lifestyles and production of their own foods. NewBridges is accompanying this project in its initial stages. Fresh Roots is interested in involving more local women to build intercultural bridges and solidarity among community members. If you want to join the group, help out, donate seeds or supplies, contact the group through

local gardening project

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8th Annual Taste of the World

Posted on February 24, 2014

The 8th Annual Taste of the World is here!

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Posted on December 5, 2013

Our Newsletter has been posted! Click here to read it.

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Valley Immigrant Stories Project

Posted on November 13, 2013

As Congress discusses possible versions of a new immigration law, take time to listen to the stories of people living and working in this community at

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Posted on July 24, 2013

Check out our April 2013 Newsletter here!

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Chacha Mahiri

Posted on April 30, 2013

I believe that ‘everyone has a story to tell’. Often in the community, in schools, out in the world we meet people who sometimes touch us and their story gets hinged in our hearts for a long time to come. I have been one of those, living an immigrant story and yet lucky to have met different people from all walks of life who believe in the array of common shared dream of getting a slice of the American pie.

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The 7th Annual Taste Of The World

Posted on January 24, 2013

Title: The 7th Annual Taste Of The World
Location: Park View Mennonite Church

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