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Fargo Pagan Pride Day festival set for Sunday

FARGO - Area pagans will celebrate the Fargo Pagan Pride Day festival at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Lindenwood Park. All ages are welcome at the free event, which features a pagan religious ceremony observing the autumn equinox, a time of thanksgiving. ...

FARGO - Area pagans will celebrate the Fargo Pagan Pride Day festival at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Lindenwood Park.

All ages are welcome at the free event, which features a pagan religious ceremony observing the autumn equinox, a time of thanksgiving. Information on pagan spiritual practices, children's games, scavenger hunt, and drumming circle will also be available.

Participants are encouraged to bring percussion instruments for drumming.

Attendees are asked to share the harvest by bringing nonperishable items to benefit YWCA & Dorothy Day House of Hospitality.

Fargo's local event is affiliated with the Pagan Pride Project, a global organization whose mission is to reduce discrimination against Pagan religions.

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Last year 17,494 people attended the 76 Pagan Pride Day events held in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Brazil and collected $15,090.21 and donated 15,175 pounds of food and goods to charity. More than 115 events are scheduled for this year.

For more information about the local event or about pagan religions contact Heather Garrett by calling (701) 205-5137 or emailing rubyrosewaters@yahoo.com ; or Joy Zeidan, (701) 640-8380, jannzei3@yahoo.com .

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