ODFR Community Picnic 2023

You’re invited to a potluck picnic!

On Sunday, July 9th from 12-4pm at the Olin Park Pavilion in Madison, Open Doors for Refugees will host a picnic celebrating diversity and community.

A family at a table at the 2022 ODFR picnic

Come meet neighbors and enjoy an afternoon of delicious food, activities for all ages, and engaging music and dance entertainment representing the diversity of Madison’s newcomer communities.

Get ready to listen and dance along to performances by Gloria Hays, DJ’ing international music, Ewe (Togolese) drumming master Koffi Zoe Dogbevi, and Klezmer sensation Yid Vicious. Family fun will include activities with Madison Public Library and KEVA Sports Center.

The picnic is free, open to the public, and will be held rain-or-shine.

We encourage everyone to bring a dish or snack to share as they’re able. We’ll have even more food and even some party favors on hand for all to enjoy.

Food will be free and served from 1pm.

Contact housing@odfr.org or donations@odfr.org with any questions, donations, or to connect as a volunteer for the picnic. We hope to see you there!

Map of Olin Park for the annual ODFR Picnic