Friday, October 9, 2015

Garden Home Community Sustainability & Repair Fair

Garden Home Community Library is hosting the 5th annual Sustainability fair. This year they are also adding a Repair Fair! Free and open to the public. Family friendly, with a photo booth and other kid friendly tables.

Saturday, Oct. 17, 11 am – 2 pm
Garden Home Community Rec Center
7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223

Repair Fair
The waffle iron stopped waffling and you accidentally ripped the pocket of your favorite jacket. You cannot bear to toss these things out because they just need to quick repair to start working again. But you are not sure how. We can fix it!

A Repair Fair is a free, volunteer-driven event where people with repair skills help fix broken items such as and pants, a blenders, mixers, coffee makers, vacuums, bikes and more. Please no gas-powered equipment, TVs or microwaves.
People who are interested in having an item fixed are asked to contact and let us know what broken items they will bring so we can come prepared.

In addition to the Repair Fair, there will be 2 rooms of sustainability topics and exhibitors including:
  • Eat Smart, Waste Less
  • 8 Inch Nails
  • Transition PDX-Westside
  • SW Trails
  • Habitat for Humanity West
  • Happy Baby Food
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Green Living Journal
  • Tualatin Valley Water District
  • Repair PDX (NEW ATTENDEE!!!)
  • Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) Nature Park
  • SOLV
  • Solar Oregon
  • Drive Oregon
  • Portland Pollution Prevention Outreach