Author Archives: Barb Hughes

Infant-Size 6 Children’s Clothing, Toy, and Book Swap, NE Portland, April 26th

Infant to Size 6 Children’s Clothing, Toy, and Book Swap!  

When:  April 26th, 6:00-8:30pm

Where: Lagunitas Community Room 237 NE Broadway Portland 97232.

This is a FREE event in conjunction with the Hawthorne Family Playschool school auction party. (Free admission and swap, but pizza and beer for sale with proceeds benefiting Hawthorne Family Playschool.)

Bring gently-used, laundered children’s clothing (infant-size 6), toys and books that you are ready to pass along. Go home with new clothes, toys and books!

This is an ADULTS ONLY event.

For more information check out the event facebook page , or contact Nichole Alhadeff, Email: Hfp.communications@gmail.com

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Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, April 26th

What: Free Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap – bring friends! You probably have clothes, accessories, and other household stuff you’ve realized just ‘isn’t you’ anymore.  Wash it up and bring it to the swap, and get some new-to-you treasures!

When: Friday April 26th, 7 pm

Where: New Seasons Market on Sunnyside  15861 SE Happy Valley Town Center Dr,  Happy Valley, OR 97086 (in the yoga studio/conference room).

Ongoing, the last Friday of the month.

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, etc).

Say hi to swap hostess Anna DeBoard Matheson or Tanya at  Happyswap@hotmail.com

Women’s Size 10-14 Clothing and Accessories Swap, NE Portland, April 20th

It’s time to think about all the Women’s size 10-14 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 . Feel free to bring your pals! and please e-mail me, Amy Alice, at amyalice58@gmail.com so I may send them information and keep them in the loop!

WHEN: SATURDAY, April 20th 2019, bright and early STARTING at 8:30 AM

I (Amy Alice) will be there by 8:10 so we can put things out for a prompt 8:30 AM start to the swap

WHERE: Our venue has changed ~ we will be meeting at the Evergreen Community Church in the gym, 935 N.E. 33rd Avenue.  Portland OR 97232; it is the same location as the Gift Swap in December and the Stuff Swap in Continue reading

Women’s Size Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap, SE Portland, April 19th

Women XS to Medium (approx size 0-8) – Clean out your closet, gather all the clothes in good condition that you don’t wear: Include accessories like shoes, hats, belts, purses, jewelry, etc. (but please: no ‘stuff’, used make-up or undergarments).

The women’s/teens Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) swap at People’s Co-op takes place the third Friday of the month 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/Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap

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

When: Friday April 19th (third Friday, 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 Continue reading

Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap, Small Toys and Accessories Swap, Tigard, April 15th

Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap, Small Toys and Accessories Swap, 7:25pm (right after Women’s all size swap) at Collossae Church in Tigard.   No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people! Contact Barbara at barbarabomar@yahoo.com  for more information. (takes place 3rd Monday January 2019, April 2019, September 2019. Handicapped accessible).

Gather the kids and baby clothing, accessories, and small toys that are in good condition that your kids have outgrown and you no longer use, 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 ONLY – please leave children at home with a trusted sitter.

What:  Kids and Baby Clothing and Small Toy Swap …also Maternity Clothes and accessories!

When: MONDAY April 15th 2019  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!

There’s also a Women’s All Size Clothing Swap from  7pm – 7:25pm right before the kids swap.  Doors open at 6:30pm so Continue reading

Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, Tigard, April 15th

Women’s and Teens All-Size Clothing Swap in Tigard!  No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people, so bring all your women friends! (This venue is handicapped accessible!) It’s time to exchange your no-longer-needed women’s and teen girls clothes!  This location is not fully childproofed, so please leave children safely at home with a sitter. Contact Barbara at barbarabomar@yahoo.com  for more information. (takes place 3rd Monday January 2019, April 2019, and September 2019).

When: Monday April 15th, 2019

Time:    7pm – 7:25pm

Where: Colossae Church in Tigard, located in Park 217, you’ll see a blue sign out front that says ”Colossae”.  Address is 12244 SW Garden Place, Tigard, OR.

(If you’ve got kids clothes to swap, stay for the Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap, Small Toys and Accessories Swap, starting at 7:25pm.)

1.  We need YOUR help to keep this swap running smoothly.  Please Continue reading

Spring Stuff Swap, NE Portland April 13th

Reservations are full, but you can still get on the wait list.  You will be notified if there is a cancellation.

RSVP NOW for the 14th Annual Spring Stuff Swap April 13th 2019!  Combine spring cleaning, sustainability, philanthropy, treasure hunting, and free frugal fun with like-minded friends! Your home will be less cluttered, your in-good-condition stuff will be loved by someone else, you’ll find new-to-you items you CAN use!  This Swaps remainders are being gifted to the local charity Paying It Forward Store which GIVES them away, not sells them- so your generosity keeps giving! Be a part of the saving$, recycling, treasure hunting, philanthropy, and good karma flowing around!  If you’ve never been to a free gift or stuff swap, see one in action here.

Due to space constraints YOU MUST GET ON THE GUEST LIST TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE AT THIS SWAP (RSVP form link below), and read and agree to the swap guidelines below so everyone knows what to expect and can have fun.

Kind and courteous women, men, and teens are invited.  Please leave babies, toddlers animals, and grade school children safely at home with Continue reading