Wow, it’s already February! It’s time to clean out your closets of things you no longer need/use/love, and get a fresh start – possibly see what you can find for Valentines Day? Here’s the free swaps we know about for February – email if you have any additions/corrections. So far we’ve got all sizes of women’s clothing swaps, household stuff swaps, family clothing swaps, maternity clothing swaps, kids clothings/books/toy swaps, and a brand new (to us) Seed Swap! Come enjoy free swapping and treasure hunting with like-minded kind people! If you don’t see a swap in the size/location/items you like, please start one! We are all volunteers and would love for you to join in creating and enjoying the free frugal fun!
2/02/19 Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing and Small Household Stuff Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA. This is now an All Size Women’s swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles small, medium, large, plus, and accessories. Also small household items. Takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August). Please RSVP to Dorothy at firstname.lastname@example.org
02/09/19 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church. For what to expect see details here. Usually second Saturday of the month.
NEW 02/09/19 Seed Swap, third annual Grow Portland Seed Swap from 2:30-4pm at the IRCO Community Room, 10323 NE Glisan St in Portland. Bring extra seed you have saved in your garden to share with others and discover new varieties. Local gardeners and farmers will have the opportunity to learn about seed saving and take home seeds. If you do not have any seed to share, you are welcome to come too— we normally have plenty of seeds. More information on the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/786920424981868/?active_tab=about
UPDATE: CHANGED DATE TO SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10TH DUE TO SUPERBOWL 02/10/19 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 email@example.com Carla or Juleea at firstname.lastname@example.org or check the facebook page. Meets every other month (usually on the first Sunday (but in February it’s the 2nd Sunday due to Superbowl), April, June, August, October, December 2019)
02/15/19 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
02/16/19 Maternity, Baby, and Kids clothing/accessories/toys/books swap, 2-3pm at the PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17705 NW Springville Rd, Portland OR 97229, Event Center in Building 9. There are no limits to how much to bring or take, we just ask that you take only what you need. Please bring something to carry home all of your new-to-you finds! Any leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach. For additional details, check out the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/BabyClothesSwapWestPDX/. Swaps will be held three times a year: June, October, February. Bring gently-used gear and clothes: maternity and sizes premie up to size 10.
02/22/19 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. Bring all sizes of women’s clothes, shoes, and accessories …plus any other small 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
02/24/19 Women’s Large clothing swap (approximately size 14-1X) Please bring clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses. Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs. Every 4th Sunday in People’s Food Co-op community room. Address: 3029 SE 21st ave Portland Arrive a few minutes early to start swapping at 7 pm. Rules: Bring clean clothes in good condition, size 12 and up. (There is a small size swap on the 3rd Friday at the same location) Do not take anything until the swap coordinator says GO Be kind and courteous! Do not sell the things you get at the swap. Please bring extra bags Bring a mirror if you have one! Please also consider volunteering! I need help bagging up left overs at the end and carrying them to my car. Or if you are willing to do the donation run, to your car. Also we will need to sweep the room afterwards. If you are interesting in being a back up coordinator, please contact me. Thank you and happy swapping! Email Monica for more info about swap: email@example.com