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February 2017 Free Swaps

Here’s the free swaps we know about so far for February 2017.  Please let me know of any additions/changes. Valentines Day and Mardi Gras happen in February, so along with your regular clothing, feel free to bring Valentines or Mardi Gras appropriate clothing and accessories as well.

02/04/17    Women’s and Teens Size 0-12 Clothing Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  This is a small/medium swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles, 0-5 and 6-12. Takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August).  Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

02/04/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:30am. 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.

02/05/17 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 Continue reading

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, January 27th

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm Friday January 27th, 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 have a favorite organization that can use the leftover clothes or if you can take it with you please let Tanya know. To RSVP (reserve your spot) contact Tanya at  Happyswap@hotmail.com

Women’s/Teens Sizes 10-14 Clothing Swap, Central Eastside, January 22nd

It’s time for you to think about all of those clothes and accessories in your closet that you don’t wear, that don’t fit, that you no longer use or want, and that NEED a new life and someone else to wear and enjoy them!

Clean out your closets, storage, and accessories drawers, and wash up all of those items in good condition that you don’t want/wear anymore.  Bring everything wearable to this swap.

WHO:  Women and teens who wear clothes sizes 10-14
Bring your gal pals! Please e-mail me at amyalice58@gmail.com so I may send them information on my quarterly swaps and keep them in the loop!

WHEN: Sunday, January 22nd, at 10:45am

WHERE: Jazzercise Fitness Center, East Burnside at 18th Continue reading

Community Potluck/Brunch, NE PDX, January 21st

Yonder House is holding a Community Potluck Brunch Saturday January 21st!  Hang out and eat good food! Bring something to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!

(Free clothing and stuff swaps are a ‘potluck of things’…Yonder House hosts a twice a month ‘potluck of food’!)

When: Saturday January 21st, 11:30 am

Where:  5311 NE 15th Ave, Continue reading

Women’s XS to Medium Clothing Swap, SE Portland, January 20th

Come enjoy the Women’s XS to Medium (approx size 0-8) Clothing Swap!  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 January 20th at  7pm.  Arrive early and Please limit to good quality – no rips or stains, including grease. If you have larger sizes or kids sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes. 

I provide the structure & bring the leftovers down the street, & ask gals to help me bag & bring stuff down to my car so I can do that easily. Thanks for helping to make your swap community a reality, and remember by participating in free swaps you agree to not sell anything you get for free at a free swap, but can give it away or bring it back to the next swap if you decide it’s not quite ‘you’.  Good karma continues as we’re all philanthropists making a positive difference for ourselves and others!

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CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap, NE Portland, January 14th

CANCELLED Due to the weather and slick roads in the neighborhood, the January Women’s size 6-12 swap at the PCL church in NE Portland has been canceled for this month.  We look forward to seeing you February 11th!

Kids, Babies, and Maternity Clothing and Small Toy Swap, Tigard, January 16th

Gather the kids and baby clothing, accessories, and small toys that are in good condition that your kids have outgrown, wash them up, and bring them to the swap!   Also bring maternity clothes and accessories.  This is a big space with plenty of room for adults and teens – please leave children at home with a trusted sitter.

What:  Kids and Baby Clothing and Small Toy Swap (also Maternity)

When: MONDAY January 16th 2017  at 7:25pm -8pm

Where:  Colossae Church, 12244 SW Garden Place, Tigard.   NOTE: This swap location is only partially child proofed so please leave children at home.

Not only will you de-clutter your stuff, you’ll find ‘new’ things you can use and your kids will love!  It’s a great way to clean house, recycle, and practice sustainability…and it’s free!
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