Welcoming Week NWA
WHAT -- Northwest Arkansans are coming together to showcase the region's diverse cultures, activate collection drives for local nonprofits, and strengthen connections within communities during Welcoming Week NWA, a series of family-friendly events taking place Sept. 9-18.
Welcoming Week NWA's events include a screening and cast Q&A for the award-winning film "Land of Gold" at the Thaden School, collection drives for Canopy NWA and other local organizations and a panel discussion on solidarity in racial justice at the University of Arkansas Collaborative. A closing celebration focused on continuing engagement will take place at CACHE Studios in Bentonville. Participants will need to pre-register for some events.
WHEN -- An opening celebration is set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. today
WHERE -- The Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale
COST -- Free
INFO -- welcomingweeknwa.org