Community Potluck/Brunch, NE Portland, August 19th

We’re back!  Join us and the neighbors for a Community Potluck/Brunch to eat, chat, play games, dance, hangout etc. Bring food or drink to share if you’d like.

When:  Saturday August 19th, starting at 11am, but loosely from 11am-2pm.

Where:  Yonder House at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR

Times are pretty flexible, you can show up early or late, but it would just be great to see you! And if you can’t come this week, don’t worry, we do these twice a month usually on the first and third Saturday. If you want updates, you can like our page Yonder House

Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.

Women’s Size Petite to Medium Clothing Swap, August 18th

Women’s XS to Medium (approx size 0-8) – Clean out your closet,  gather all the clothes in good condition that you don’t wear or want: Include accessories like shoes, hats, belts, purses, jewelry, etc. (but please: no ‘stuff’, used make-up or undergarments). Our next women’s/teens Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) swap at People’s Co-op will be Friday August 18th at 7pm.  Arrive early and please limit to good quality – no rips or stains, or grease. If you have larger sizes or kids sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes. 

What: FREE Women’s Size Small to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap

Where: People’s Food Coop 3029 SE 21st avenue, Portland OR 97202 503.232.9051

When: Friday 08/18/17  7pm Upstairs Community Room

You can also receive swap notifications through the Facebook group page called Continue reading

Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap, NE Portland, August 12th

Check your closet, drawers and storage, wash clothes and other wearables you no longer love/wear/need (including cleaning up jewelry, purses, shoes, and other accessories) and bring them to the women’s medium size 6-12 clothing swap!  This is a swap for women and teens who wear women’s sizes 6-12.   No children please.

The PTA clothing closet will take all clothing remainders and distribute to Portland Public Schools – thanks Jackee! And thanks to Elaine Brown who has stepped up as Anna’s assistant to contact Jackee each month with a reminder call/email to pick up clothes, and to contact/arrange for remainder pickup for the Gift swap in December and the Stuff swap in April.  Elaine gets to play Santa and connect even more people with the free frugal fun of swaps 🙂

What: size 6-12 medium women’s FREE clothing swap 

When: Saturday August 12th 2017, 2pm.

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Family Clothing Swap (Men, Women, Kids), Beaverton, August 6th

Family All Size Clothing Swap! Bring your whole family – Everyone’s invited – men, women, teens, kids, babies!

When:   Sunday August 6th, 7pm

Where: Adapt Training 9923 SW Arctic Drive, Beaverton Oregon 97005.

Bring your gently used-in-excellent condition clothes, shoes, and accessories, and go home with new items you can use!  This event is FREE and open to the public. All sizes are welcome.  So that you know what to expect, and so it’s fun for everyone, please read our  Free Swap rules.

Our swap is FREE, with no admission charge, no strings attached, and all remainders will be given away for free or to organizations that will not sell them but will give them away.

For further details contact Kirsten at kirsten@adapttraining.com  Juleea at arellanofour@gmail.com or check the facebook page. Phone 503-646-8482.

Community Potluck/Brunch, NE Portland, August 5th

We’re back!  Join us and the neighbors for a Community Potluck/Brunch to eat, chat, play games, dance, hangout etc. Bring food or drink to share if you’d like.

When:  Saturday August 5th, starting at 11am.

Where:  Yonder House at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR

Times are pretty flexible, you can show up early or late, but it would just be great to see you! And if you can’t come this week, don’t worry, we do these twice a month usually on the first and third Saturday. If you want updates, you can like our page Yonder House

Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.

August 2017 Free Swaps

Free entertainment for your summer fun!  Swaps for all sizes of clothing for the whole family, sized swaps, plus a potluck. If you don’t see a swap in your size, location, or interest, start one!  If you need support on how to start a swap, let me know.  And then I can add your information to the Swap Positive website and give you free advertising 🙂 Here’s the swaps we know about so far for the month of August 2017:

08/05/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:00am. Bring food to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!  Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.
Join us and the neighbors to eat, chat, play games, dance, hangout etc.
Bring food or drink to share if you’d like.
Times are pretty flexible, you can show up early or late, but it would just be great to see you! And if you can’t come this week, don’t worry, we do these twice a month. If you want updates, you can like our page Yonder House

08/06/17 Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family!   Our swap is FREE, with no admission charge, no strings attached, and all remainders will be given away for free or to organizations that will not sell them but will give them away. For further details contact Kirsten at kirsten@adapttraining.com  Carla or Juleea at arellanofour@gmail.com or check the facebook page.  Meets every other month (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December 2017)

08/12/17 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church (formerly Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst building).  For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

08/18/17   Women’s Size Petite to Medium (approx 0-8)  Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland at 7pm.  Everyone who attends, please bring an extra bag for remainder donation.  Monthly on the third Friday.  If you’ve got other sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes.  If they are torn/ripped, please offer them on freecycle.org. If you would like to receive notifications via facebook, go to: http://www.facebook.com/groups/267181703349196/ and request to join the group.

08/19/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:00am. Bring food to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!  Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.

08/25/17 Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm at New Seasons market on Sunnyside in the yoga studio/conference room. The last Friday of the month.  You can bring not only clothes but shoes and accessories and any other goodies that you want to pass on (such as books, jewelry, lotions, makeup, pens, arts and crafts and etc). If you know of a good organization that can use the leftover clothes or if you can take it with you please let me know. To RSVP (reserve your spot) contact Tanya at  Happyswap@hotmail.com 

08/26/17 All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing, and Stuff Swap at the Garden Home Community Library ANNEX 7306 SW Oleson Rd.  Doors open at 9:45 am, swap from 10am-noon. Swap features all sizes of clothing for men, women, and kids…plus household items, small appliances and electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items (we are unable to accept large furniture or appliances). For info contact Heather Waisanen, Garden Home Community Library at  heatherw@wccls.org

NEW! Transgender/Queer Clothing and Accessories Swap, North Portland, July 22nd

NEW! Transgender/Queer Clothing and Accessories Swap (North Portland) The first quarterly Transgender/Queer Clothing and Accessories swap!!

What:  Clothing and accessory swap exclusively for the Trans and Queer community!

When: Saturday July 22nd  from 11am-3pm. Come early at 10am for socializing and organizing.

RSVP for this event, location, and more information here

This is a safe and fun place for the Trans and Queer community to share and find new-to-you items. If there’s enough interest, we hope to swap quarterly! Frequently asked questions about the Trans/Queer Clothing Swap.

Visit the PDX Trans and Queer Clothing Swap facebook page