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Craft Supplies Swap, NE Portland, April 30th

Free Craft Supplies Swap April 30th!

Where: Art a la Carte (Art a la Carte has moved to 2106 NE MLK Blvd.)

When: Thursday April 30th. Please bring your things to lay them out at 7pm so you can look around and see what other people brought- swapping begins at 7:30pm.  Please RSVP to Megan McCoy paganmegan@gmail.com  to reserve a space in the swap.

What is it?: Bring any art or craft supplies you no longer need.  We will lay out all the items and when the swap coordinator says “Go,” everyone may take what they will use.  It’s all free, no money changes hands.

Who: Kind adults and teens.  Please leave younger children at home, but feel free to pick up craft items for them Continue reading

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Craft Supplies Swap, NE PDX, April 30th

We’ve just been notified about a Free craft supplies swap this month!

Where: Art a la Carte (Art a la Carte has moved to 2106 NE MLK Blvd.)

When: Thursday April 30th. Please bring your things to lay them out at 7pm so you can look around and see what other people brought- swapping begins at 7:30pm.  Please RSVP to Megan McCoy paganmegan@gmail.com  to reserve a space in the swap.

What is it?: Bring any art or craft supplies you no longer need.  We will lay out all the items and when the swap coordinator says “Go,” everyone may take what they will use.  It’s all free, no money changes hands.

Who: Kind adults and teens.  Please leave younger children at home, but feel free to pick up craft items for them Continue reading

Craft Supplies Swap, NE Portland, October 12th

The quarterly Crafts Supplies Swap is this Sunday, October 12!  Gather up all the crafting goodies you’re not using and exchange for ones you can turn into holiday crafts and gifts!

Here’s all the details https://swappositive.wordpress.com/2014/09/30/craft-supplies-swap-ne-portland-october-12th/

Craft Supplies Swap, NE Portland, October 12th

Free craft supplies swap!

Where: Art a la Carte (319 NE Wygant St)

When: Sunday, October 12th.We will officially start swapping at 5:30pm, so come early to lay out your items and look around at what other people brought. Space opens at 5:15pm. Please RSVP to Megan McCoy paganmegan@gmail.com  to reserve a space in the swap.

What is it?: Bring any art or craft supplies you no longer need.  We will lay out all the items and when the swap coordinator says “Go,” everyone may take what they will use.  It’s all free, no money changes hands.

Who: Kind adults and teens.  Please leave younger children at home, but feel free to pick up craft items for them Continue reading

October 2014 Free Swaps

Here’s the swaps we know about so far in October.  Please note that the PCL swap this month is the THIRD Saturday due to a venue conflict, and some of the swaps this month welcome Halloween Costumes as well!

10/04/14   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

10/12/14  Craft Supplies Swap  at Art a la Carte (319 NE Wygant St) Sunday, October 12th. Come at 5:15pm to lay out your items and look around at what other people brought – swapping starts at 5:30pm. Please RSVP to Megan McCoy paganmegan@gmail.com  to reserve a space in the swap.

10/17/14   Women’s Size 0-5 Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland at 7pm.  Feel free to bring Halloween Costumes to the October Swap!  *New requirement – everyone who attends, please bring an extra bag for remainder donation.  Monthly on the third Friday.  If you would like to receive notifications via facebook, go to: http://www.facebook.com/groups/267181703349196/ and request to join the group.

10/18/14  Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst (PCL church).  You can also bring Halloween costumes and decorations to the October swap- please put them in the accessories area.  Adults and teens  only (No children or babies).   For what to expect see details here.  Due to venue conflict, October’s swap will be on the third Saturday this month, however usually swaps are the second Saturday of the month.

10/19/14 Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, 1-4pm.  RSVP for home in Tigard.  Bring clothing including Halloween Costumes, shoes, accessories, etc. along with a snack to share or something to drink and let’s make a party out of this!  This swap is in my home so I ask that you’re respectful and only RSVP if you intend to come as space is very limited. Please RSVP to Stephanie Reck stephreck2012@gmail.com and I’ll give you the address.

10/20/14  Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, 7pm at Colossae Church in Tigard.   Bring clothing and accessories – including Halloween Costumes this month! No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people! Contact Cindy at simple_and_enough@yahoo.com. for more information. (takes place every 3rd Monday September-June, handicapped accessible).  No swaps July, August, or December.

10/20/14 Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap, Toys and Accessories, 7:25pm at Colossae Church in Tigard.  Bring clothing and accessories – including Halloween Costumes this month!  No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful adult and teen people (no children please)! Contact Cindy at simple_and_enough@yahoo.com. for more information. (takes place quarterly after the women’s swap on the  3rd Monday September-June, handicapped accessible).  No swaps July, August, or December.

10/31/14 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

June 2014 Free Swaps

Here are the free swaps we know about so far for June 2014.  If you have a free swap in June not mentioned here, please contact me so I can add it to this post:)

06/01/14 All Size Women’s Clothing Swap 7pm @ Adapt Training in Beaverton. Bring a girlfriend or family member.  For further details contact Christina Robinson or check the facebook page.

06/01/14 Craft Supplies Swap (NE Portland), at Art a la Carte 319 NE Wygant Street, 4:30pm. Kind adults and teens only – no children. Please note: since this is a CRAFT swap  please do not bring items for other hobbies such as cooking or gardening.  Save them for the April and December stuff swaps.  Please RSVP to Megan McCoy  paganmegan@gmail.com to reserve your space and for more information.

06/07/14   Women’s and Teens Size 0-12 Clothing Swap in 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. First Saturday of every month, 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas.   Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com (No swaps July and August)

06/14/14  Size 6-12 Women’s Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst (PCL church).  Adults and teens  only (No children or babies).   For what to expect see details here.  Second Saturday of the month.

06/16/14  Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, 7pm at Colossae Church in Tigard.   No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people! Contact Cindy at simple_and_enough@yahoo.com. for more information. (takes place every 3rd Monday September-June, handicapped accessible).  This is the last summer swap at this venue- No swaps July, August, or December.

06/16/14  Kids Clothes and Small Toy Swap at 7:25pm at Colossae Church in Tigard.   No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people! Contact Cindy at simple_and_enough@yahoo.com. for more information. (takes place every 3rd Monday September-June, handicapped accessible).  This is the last summer swap at this venue – No swaps July, August, or December. No swaps July, August, or December…so June is the last swap at this location for the summer!

06/20/14   Women’s Size 0-5 Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland at 7pm.  Monthly on the third Friday.  ONLY SIZES 0-5 in great shape clothing please.  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.  Or contact Shay smullinspdx@yahoo.com if you have questions.

06/27/14 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

Craft Supplies Swap, NE Portland, June 1st

Amanda Perl, the woman who started this Craft Supplies swap, is passing the baton to Megan McCoy.  Please RSVP to Megan McCoy paganmegan@gmail.com  to reserve your space at the Free Craft Supplies Swap. Thanks Amanda for this great idea and getting it all started!  Thanks Megan for being the next volunteer swap hostess for this event!

Where: Art a la Carte  at  319 NE  Wygant Street

When: Sunday, June 1st, 2014. We will officially start swapping at 4:30pm, so come a bit early to lay out your items and look around at what other people brought. Space opens at 4:15pm.

What is it?: Bring any art or craft supplies you no longer need.  We will lay out all the items and when the swap coordinator says “Go,” everyone may take what they will use.  It’s all free, no money changes hands.

Who: Kind adults and teens.  Please leave younger children at home, but feel free to pick up craft items for them to enjoy.

To keep swaps fun for everyone, there is no “pre-swapping.”  Swappers wait until all participants have their stuff laid out and the swap coordinator says it’s time to start.  It is important that all items are clean on the outside – no wet paint drips, grimy coating, etc.

You don’t have to take away the same amount that you brought.  Bring what you Continue reading