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Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, June 28th

WHO IS READY FOR FREE SHOPPING???

Bring a friend and join in!!

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley

Friday June 28th, 7 pm (every last Friday of the month)
New Seasons Market on Sunnyside in the yoga studio/conference room inside New Seasons

15861 SE Happy Valley Town Center Dr,
Happy Valley, OR 97086.

You can bring clothes, shoes and accessories…plus any other in good condition stuff that you want to pass on (such as books, jewelry, lotions, makeup, pens, arts and crafts and etc).

At this time, this is a self-hosted swap.  Women of all sizes choose to arrive, swap clothing and goodies, and when they leave take any of their ‘not chosen’ remainders back to donate to a nonprofit of their choice (or bring back to the next swap).
Come join the free frugal fun!
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NO JUNE Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Size Large through Plus Swap, SE PDX – see you in July!

Swap hosts Carrie and Monica are both out of town June 2019 and so won’t be able to host the Large Size and Up Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Swap (size 14 – Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap), BUT they say please save up your clothes and accessories and mark your calendars to attend Sunday JULY 28th!

Thank you and happy swapping! For more info about swap contact Carrie,  cobbcarrie@yahoo.com

Women’s Size 0-8 Clothing Swap, SE PDX, June 21st

Women 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 Is Friday June 21st 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 June 21st, 7pm Upstairs Community Room

You can also receive swap notifications through the Facebook group page called SE Clothing Swap XS/Petite Women at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/267181703349196/ and request to join the group. We meet monthly on the third Friday. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Share & receive awesome clothes!

It’s best to arrive 5-10 minutes early as we will start promptly at 7pm. We Continue reading

Free Variety Show and Potluck, NE Portland, June 14th

Variety Shows are where people pick an interesting or ‘hidden’ talent and share it!

When: June 14th, 7pm-11pm,
Where: Yonder House, 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR
What: Variety Show and Potluck! Share/swap a simple talent (Juggling? Music? Poetry? Wiggling your ears? Hand- stand?  Finger puppets? Jokes?  Art? Other?) and bring a drink or snack to share.

7pm show up to hang out, potluck, share drinks and snacks (feel free to bring something to share), and enjoy tasting the vegan coconut curry lentil stew that’s lovingly provided.  8pm the show begins / 9pm intermission hang out / 10pm ish chill after party. Enjoy a free evening of laughter, and cheer on others.  Respond via facebook here, or call Bert at 574-213-5468 to get on the Continue reading

Maternity Baby and Child Clothing, Toy and Accessory Swap, NW Portland, June 8th

Bring gently-used gear and clothes: maternity and sizes premie up to size kids 10.

Where: PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17705 NW Springville Rd, Portland, OR 97229, USA

When: Saturday June 8th 2019, 2pm-3pm

This event will be at PCC Rock Creek in the Event Center in Building 9. Parking at PCC is FREE on Saturdays. The gravel parking lot just passed building 9 is the closest place to park. This website has a good map of the campus building locations:
https://www.pcc.edu/about/locations/rock-creek/

Please bring things to swap AND/OR one or more non-perishable food items (to go to a food pantry) as your “entry ticket”. Of course, nobody will be turned away.

You may arrive as early as 1:40pm to set things out. However, WE ASK THAT ONCE YOU HAVE PLACED YOUR ITEMS, STEP OUT OF THE ROOM UNTIL 2PM. We want everyone to have a fair chance at getting what ever comes and getting some nice things. You will NOT be allowed to create a stack of new finds prior to 2pm.

VOLUNTEERS WILL BE NEEDED TO:
1) Help direct people as they come in and place items of Continue reading

Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing and Accessories Swap, NE Portland, June 8th

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 or babies please.

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

When: Saturday June 8, 2019, 2pm.

Swaps at this location are usually the 2nd Saturday of each month, and usually last about an hour. If a few women can start putting remainders into piles around 3pm, that would be appreciated!

Where: Evergreen Community Church (in the gym) 935 N.E. 33rd Avenue. Portland OR 97232

Directions: two blocks south of Sandy Blvd on 33rd (the west fork in the road), at Pacific Street, in a modern red brick building. There is a parking lot behind the church. Early arrivers will get a parking lot space, if you’re late you might want to park on the street instead. The gym is across from the playground.

What to bring: Bring only CLEAN and wearable women’s and junior/petite equivalent clothes in size 6-12. Also bring any accessories, shoes, purses, etc. Bring bags Continue reading

Family All Size Clothing Swap, Beaverton, June 2nd

Family All Size Clothing Swap! 
Bring your whole family – Everyone’s invited – men, women, teens, kids, babies!
When:   Sunday June 2nd, 7pm
Where: Adapt Training 9923 SW Arctic Drive, Beaverton Oregon 97005.

Men, Women, Teens, and Kids can 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, ages, and families are welcome.  So that you know what to expect, and so it’s fun for everyone, please read our  Free Swap rules.

By coming to Free Swaps, you agree to the following Free Swap Rules:

1. Only bring clean items in good condition

2. Do not take anything before the swap coordinator says “go”.  

3. Be kind and generous to other swappers and the swap coordinators. Don’t take stuff you will not personally use or give as gifts.

4. You agree that you WILL NOT SELL ANYTHING that you received at any Free Swap(s). 

5. Free Swaps are UNIQUE! If you attend Free Swaps you are agreeing to abide by the Free Swap Mission/goals. If you feel the above rules are unreasonable, do not attend.

What a great way to declutter your closets AND refresh the whole families’ wardrobe all at the same time!

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.  This swap meets every other month (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December)

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