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All Size Clothing, Toys, Books, And Stuff Swap, SW Portland, July 17th

Clothing and Stuff Swap for All People, All Ages, All Sizes, All Genders (Men, Women, Kids, babies…in a child-friendly venue).

Declutter your home! Bring gently used items you no longer want and find new to you treasures. Items can include clothes, books, music, housewares, children’s toys, small electronics, small furniture.

*For each item you bring, you get to take one item.

What:  Clothing and Stuff swap!

Who: All People!  (This is a kid-friendly venue, so kids are welcome, too).

When: Tuesday July 17th, 6:30pm-8pm.

Where: Garden Home Community Library Annex, 7306 Southwest Oleson Road Portland OR 97223.

This event is free and open to the public. All items are free. All leftovers will be donated at the end of the event. For more information, check out the facebook event page.

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Family Clothing and Stuff Swap, SW Portland, December 9th

Garden Home Community Library is hosting the annual December Free Clothing and Stuff Swap in SW Portland/Garden Home.  Get ready for the New Year and potentially find holiday gifts!

Our Free Swap features all sizes of clothing for men, women, and children…plus household items, small appliances & electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items.  (We are unable to accept large furniture or appliances.) Items should be clean and giftable.

WHAT:  All Size Mens, Women’s, Kids Clothing, and Stuff Swap, SW Portland

WHEN: Saturday, December 9,  from 10 am to Noon (Doors will open at 9:50 am.)

WHERE:  Garden Home Community Library ANNEX, 7306 SW Oleson Rd, Continue reading

NEW: Record Swap, SW Portland, December 9th

Looking to refresh your record collection and pass on some old musical favorites for others to enjoy? Join us for our first ever Record Swap! This is not a sale, but a one-to-one swap exchange. We’ll provide tickets for each of the records you bring to trade; each ticket gets you one new-to-you record. All ages of music enthusiasts welcome.

When: Saturday December 9th, from 3pm-5pm

Where: Garden Home Community Library GHCL Annex, 7475 SW Oleson Rd Portland OR

For more information go to http://www.gardenhomelibrary.org/events/adults/

December 2017 Free Swaps!

Here’s the December 2017 free swaps we know about so far.  All sizes of women’s and family clothing swaps, brunch/food gatherings, gift swaps, baby and kids clothing, a brand NEW RECORD SWAP and more –  there’s a free swap for everyone!  If you don’t see a swap in your size, interest, or location, start one, tell me about it, and I’ll post it here and give you free advertising!

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

12/02/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, (usually first and third Saturdays) starting at 11:00am. 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.

12/02/17 Baby and Little Kids Clothes, and Women’s All Size Clothing (including Maternity) Swap, 10:15am- 11:30am at the Midland Library in the large meeting room. Please bring baby/children’s/women’s clothing and gear from newborn through size 5 plus women’s and maternity. It helps to bring clothes sorted by size so it is easier to put things out. All are welcome even if you don’t have much to donate, just please only take what you will use. Please arrive by 10:15am to sort what you are donating, then we swap from 10:30-11:30, then start cleaning up.  If a few people are able to stay to help bag up the leftovers, I would appreciate it. All leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach (kids/maternity) and Rahab’s Sisters (women’s clothes). For more information, check this facebook page . and the regular Naked Baby Clothing Swap Group.

12/03/17 Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family – men, women, and kids!   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 (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December 2017)

12/09/17 All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing and Stuff Swap, SW Portland/Garden Home, from 10 am-noon.  For more information go to  Gardenhomelibrary.org     or contact Heather Waisanen, Adult Services Programmer, Garden Home Community Library at 503-245-9932 or  heatherw@wccls.org

12/09/17 Holiday Gift and Toy Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church.  You must RSVP to attend this swap. For what to expect see details here.

NEW! 12/09/17 Record Swap, 3pm-5pm, Garden Home Community Library GHCL Annex, 7475 SW Oleson Rd Portland OR   Looking to refresh your record collection and pass on some old favorites for others to enjoy? Join us for our first ever Record Swap! This is not a sale, but a one-to-one swap exchange. We’ll provide tickets for each of the records you bring to trade; each ticket gets you one new-to-you record. All ages of music enthusiasts welcome. For more information go to http://www.gardenhomelibrary.org/events/adults/

12/15/17   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

12/16/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, (usually first and third Saturdays) starting at 11:00am. 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.

12/29/17 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 

All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing and Stuff Swap, August 26th

Garden Home Community Library is hosting a free clothing and stuff swap and we’d like to invite everyone to enjoy the fun!

You can bring all sizes of clothing by and for men, women, and children…plus household items, small appliances & electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items.  (We are unable to accept large furniture or appliances.)

Location:  Garden Home Community Library ANNEX at 7306 SW Oleson Rd, Portland 97223  (in the Garden Home Marketplace.  2 doors down from the Baskin-Robbins.)

Date & Time:  Saturday August 26th.  Doors open at 9:45 am, swap takes place from 10am-noon.

Swap is always FREE.  Bring things in good condition you no longer need/use/love, and leave with some great new finds!

We give clothing remainders to a women and children’s shelter.  Leftover household items will be donated to organizations that will give them away, not sell them.

For more information, contact Heather Waisanen, Adult Services Programmer, Garden Home Community Library at  heatherw@wccls.org

August 2017 Free Swaps

Free entertainment for your summer fun!  Swaps for all sizes of clothing for the whole family, sized swaps, plus a potluck. If you don’t see a swap in your size, location, or interest, start one!  If you need support on how to start a swap, let me know.  And then I can add your information to the Swap Positive website and give you free advertising 🙂 Here’s the swaps we know about so far for the month of August 2017:

08/05/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:00am. 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.
Join us and the neighbors to eat, chat, play games, dance, hangout etc.
Bring food or drink to share if you’d like.
Times are pretty flexible, you can show up early or late, but it would just be great to see you! And if you can’t come this week, don’t worry, we do these twice a month. If you want updates, you can like our page Yonder House

08/06/17 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 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 (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December 2017)

08/12/17 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church (formerly Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst building).  For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

08/18/17   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.

08/19/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:00am. 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.

08/25/17 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 

08/26/17 All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing, and Stuff Swap at the Garden Home Community Library ANNEX 7306 SW Oleson Rd.  Doors open at 9:45 am, swap from 10am-noon. Swap features all sizes of clothing for men, women, and kids…plus household items, small appliances and electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items (we are unable to accept large furniture or appliances). For info contact Heather Waisanen, Garden Home Community Library at  heatherw@wccls.org

All Size Mens, Women’s, Kids Clothing, and Stuff Swap, SW Portland, November 15th

NEW SWAP! Garden Home Community Library is hosting our annual Fall/Winter Swap in SW Portland/Garden Home, and we’d like to invite everyone to enjoy the fun!

Featuring all sizes of clothing for men, women, and children…plus household items, small appliances & electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items.  (We are unable to accept large furniture or appliances.)

Location:  Garden Home Community Library, 7306 SW Oleson Rd, Portland 97223  (in the Garden Home Marketplace.  2 doors down from the Baskin-Robbins.)

Date & Time:  Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6:30-8:15 pm

Swap is always FREE.

We give clothing remainders to a women and children’s shelter.  Leftover household items will be donated to organizations that will give them away, not sell them.

For more information, contact Heather Waisanen, Adult Services Programmer, Garden Home Community Library at  heatherw@wccls.org