Repair Fair Feb. 27th: free repairs and demonstrations

February 22nd, 2013 | Andrea Norris

Repair Fair February 27thCome to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, February 27th between the hours of 5 and 7 pm for our Repair Fair!

Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on offer this time)! Repair demonstrations also offered. Save money, save natural resources.

Repair skills offered for:

  • Appliances (small items only, please)
  • Bicycles
  • Clothing (hand and machine sewing)
  • Computers (hardware and software)
  • Electronics (small items only, please)
  • Housewares (furniture, ceramics, lamps, etc.)
  • Jewelry
  • And more!

Repair demonstrations:

5:10-5:30 – Vacuum Troubleshooting
5:30-5:50 – Common Computer Problems
6:00-6:20 – 3 Common Sewing Fixes
6:30-6:50 – Basic Bike Maintenance

More event details:

We don’t have spare parts, but will do our best to repair what we can and/or refer you to where you could find the parts you need. If you have parts already, we may be able to help you install them.

Directions: Enter through the warehouse gates on 13th St., between the railroad tracks and A Ave.

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Repair Fairs are sponsored by Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative, and will occur twice per term during the 2012-13 academic year.

Clothing station volunteer Emily helps an attendee repair a shirt.

Clothing station volunteer Emily Dunham helps an attendee repair a shirt.

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