Harrisonburg International Festival Named Best of the Valley Festival/Event 2018

Daily News-Record (DNR) readers have named the Harrisonburg International Festival, “Best Festival/Event” in the Best of the Valley 2018 poll. Each year DNR readers vote on their favorites in six categories with 80 different awards. This year there were 2,000+ submissions. We think that’s just more proof that the FairField Center’s annual event is a …

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FairField Selected as Valley 4th RUN beneficiary!

We are excited to announce that FairField Center has been selected as one of the non-profit beneficiaries of VA Momentum’s annual Valley 4th RUN! Check out their website for more information, sign up for the run, and keep a lookout for future updates!

Harrisonburg Restorative Justice Quarterly Meeting

Come hear about the great restorative justice work being done within the Harrisonburg community by the Restorative Justice Coalition. February 28, 2018 Members Meeting:  4-5 PM Public Meeting:  5-6 PM Rockingham County Administrative Center 57 East Gay Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Entrance C Conference Room – Go straight down the hall ahead and turn right. …

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First Basic Mediation Class of 2018

FairField Center’s Basic Mediation Training class finished their first full day of study! Taught by Executive Director Tim Ruebke, this three day class offers experiential training in the basic principles of negotiation and conflict resolution, the mediation process, communication skills and issues faced by mediators.  Instructors use role plays and practice activities applicable to real life …

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January Mediation Trainings

We are already halfway through January 2018 and FairField Center still has three amazing training courses available this month! Whether you are looking to expand your personal or professional skill set or continue working towards becoming a certified mediator, these classes have what you need. All the classes are taught by trained mediators and certified …

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Harrisonburg Restorative Justice Coalition: Quarterly Public Meeting

All are invited to attend the next public meeting of the Harrisonburg Restorative Justice Coalition. This is an opportunity to hear about the Restorative Justice work being done in Harrisonburg by FairField Center, the Harrisonburg Police Department, the Harrisonburg court system, K-12 Schools, JMU, EMU, and others. Please spread the word as widely as you are …

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Harrisonburg International Festival

The annual Harrisonburg International Festival is celebrating its 20 anniversary this September! This family-friendly event is free, with plenty of food and crafts available for purchase, and activities for visitors of all ages.  Rain or shine, the show will go on. The festival is a family-oriented and handicapped accessible event with shuttle service available. We encourage …

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Mediation Training

Among the services provided by FairField Center are various forms of mediation training. Certified by the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia, these courses prepare individuals to become certified mediators. Click here to view and register for upcoming individual trainings. Offered classes include: Basic Mediation Training Family Mediation Training Domestic …

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