Fix-It Fair, November 17

Stan and owner fixing vacuum

Stan and owner fixing vacuumIt’s Fix-It Fair season! Each year, we partner with the City of Portland to hold Repair Cafes during the City’s Fix-It Fairs. First up is the Fix-It Fair at Madison High, located at 2735 NE 82nd Ave. On Saturday, November 17, from 10 am to 1 pm, our volunteers will be fixing small appliances and mending garments and other textiles. Also, we are thrilled to partner with Bikes 4 Humanity to bring bike repair back to the Fix-It Fair!

While you’re there, be sure to check out all the Fix-It Fairs have to offer. Learn about what local community organizations have to offer or attend some workshops. Fix-It Fairs are always among our favorite events of the year.

North Portland Tool Library, October 16


NPTL_James-tulip-lampContinuing our love of tool libraries, we’re partnering with the North Portland Tool Library on October 16, from 6-8 pm. Our volunteers will be on hand to repair your broken small appliances, bikes, garments and other textiles. We’ll be in the public event space of the Historic Kenton Firehouse at 8105 N Brandon Ave.

SE Portland Tool Library, September 27


SEPTL_Matthew-repairingWe love partnering with our local tool libraries, and on September 27, from 6-8 pm, we’ll be back at the Southeast Portland Tool Library to fix your broken small appliances and bikes, and mend your garments and other textiles. Address is 1137 SE 20th Ave, in the basement of the Hinson Memorial Baptist Church. See you there!

Rosewood Initiative, August 23


IMG_2119Join us as we partner once again with Rosewood Initiative and Gresham Repair Cafe to fix your broken small appliances and bikes, and mend your clothing and other textiles. Kids need clothes repaired for back to school? Bring them to the Repair Cafe.

Our volunteer sewists and fixers will be on hand from 6-8 pm, Thursday, August 23. Rosewood Initiative is at 16126 SE Stark St.

For everyone who attended last year’s event, please note that this year, Rosewood Initiative has air conditioning!

ReBuilding Center, April 24, 6-8pm


RBC-Julie-Alicia-AshleyWe are thrilled to partner again with the ReBuilding Center so that we can fix your broken small appliances and bikes and mend your garments. We’ll be in the ReFind Education Center, located by the administration offices, just north of the entrance to the store at 3625 N Mississippi Ave.

Southeast Portland Tool Library, October 26, 6-8pm


Repair_Cafe_StanThursday, October 26, we’re back at the Southeast Portland Tool Library where we’ll be repairing small appliances, bikes and garments. Our volunteers will be there from 6-8pm to fix your broken items. The Tool Library is in the basement of the Hinson Memorial Baptist Church at 1137 SE 20th Ave, just off SE Salmon St.

PCC SE Campus, October 17th 6-8pm


Join us for International Repair Cafe Week at PCC! We will be fixing appliances, bikes and mending garments. Please click here to let us know what you’re bringing!

The Repair Cafe takes place in the Community Hall Annex (map). Please note: Parking on PCC’s campus requires a parking permit, and the fee is $2.00 for 2 hours. Purchase your parking permit at a kiosk located in the lot where you park. Lot F is closest to the Community Hall.

Please do not park in the neighborhood. Cars parked in the neighborhood can be ticketed.

There will be signs on campus directing you to the Repair Cafe.