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June 2016 Free Swaps

Here’s the free swaps we know about so far for June 2016.  Some swap hostesses take a break over the summer due to kids being out of school or vacations/guests.  If you have a summer swap you’d like to start kind men, women, and teens would be interested. Please let me know if you have another free swap that fits our criteria and I’ll add it to the blog roll.

06/04/16  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, so attend June’s swap for your summer enjoyment).  Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

06/05/16  Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family – men, women, teens, kids, babies!   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 (February, April, June, August, October, December 2016)

06/11/16 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst (PCL church).  For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

06/17/16   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.

06/24/16 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 

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

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, Friday May 27th, 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).

To RSVP (reserve your spot) contact Tanya at  Happyswap@hotmail.com 

No petite to medium People’s Food Co-op Swap in May

THE PEOPLE’S FOOD CO-OP SWAP IS CANCELLED FOR MAY.  People’s food Co-op Swap hostess Alexa says People’s is unavailable on the 3rd Friday Swap date in May, so the May swap is cancelled.  Swappers can look forward to free swapping Women’s Size Petite to Medium (approx 0-8)  Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland to resume June 17th 2016 at 7pm.

Everyone who attends, please bring an extra bag for remainder donation.  This swap takes place usually 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.

Kids Clothing and Small Toy Swap (also Baby and Maternity), Tigard, May 16

Gather the good kids clothing, accessories, and small toys your kids have outgrown, wash them up, and bring them to the swap!   Also bring maternity and baby 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 Clothing and Small Toy Swap (also baby and maternity)

When: MONDAY May 16th 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 Continue reading

Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, Tigard, May 16th

Women’s and Teen Girls 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 teens clothes!  This location is not fully childproofed, so please leave children safely at home with a sitter.

When: Monday May 16th

Time:    7pm – 7:25pm

Where: Colossae Church, located in Park 217, you’ll see a blue sign out front that says ”Colossae”.   Address is Continue reading

Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap, NE PDX, May 14th

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 only.   No children please.

The PTA clothing closet will take all clothing remainders and distribute to the Portland Public Schools – thanks Jackee!

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

When: Saturday May 14th 2016, 2pm.

Swaps 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: Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst (in the gym) 935 N.E. Continue reading

Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing Swap, Tualatin, May 17th

SPRING “All-Size” Clothing Swap – Tuesday May 17th!

This clothing swap is for women (& girl teens) — all sizes! We’ll have the
following categories: size 1-5, size 6-10, size 11-16, plus sizes,
maternity, shoes & accessories. (You can bring clothes in any size and
“shop” in another size.)

Day: Tuesday May 17th 2016

Time:  start time is 7pm, so arrive at 6:50pm to put clothing out

Where: Tualatin Heritage Center — 8700 SW Sweek Dr., Tualatin, OR 97062
(directions below)

Please RSVP to Diana & let me know your size category by emailing  mom@blackboxphotography.com or calling /texting 503.888.4194. We will have a limited number of spaces, so let me know if you can be there, and I’ll save a spot for you. Also, feel free to tell a friend who might be interested, but be sure to RSVP!    (Note: Continue reading