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CHESTER, Pa. — Widener University’s College of Arts and Sciences in partnership with Chester’s MJ Freed Theater will host an “urban harvest festival” that celebrates collaborative arts and community development projects that they have seeded and nurtured over the past year.

The free public event is Saturday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester, Pa.

The Urban Harvest Festival will showcase a wide variety of projects, including interactive demonstrations, exhibits, performances and an open market featuring fresh produce and healthy food items.  Local vendors such as Open Mike’s Café and a food truck will sell refreshments, and there will be free ice cream samples.

The program of activities and displays features participants in the Boundaries and Bridges Project. Funded by the Barra Foundation and led by Dr. Sharon Meagher, dean of Widener’s College of Arts & Sciences, and Devon…

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