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Spring Repair Cafe at The Gear Fix

Thursday April 2, 2015 5:30 – 7:30
The Gear Fix, 345 SW Century Drive, Bend
541.617.0022

Join us at The Gear Fix for our 5th seasonal Repair Cafe! Volunteers and the Gear Fix staff will be on hand to repair your broken items – for free!  Bring your bikes, shoes, clothing, outdoor gear, jewelry, small appliances and general household goods to get fixed. The Gear Fix is located at 345 SW Century Drive, Bend.

Read up about our Repair Cafes.

 

Household Hazardous Waste Facility Open

Friday, April 10th & Saturday, April 11th, 2015Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is accepted free of charge from residential users at the Knott Landfill Hazardous Waste Facility. The HHW Facility is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Friday and Saturday of each month.

 

Rethink Waste Presentation at The Gear Fix

Wednesday April 15th, 2015, 6:30 – 7:30
The Gear Fix, 345 SW Century Drive, Bend
Join us at The Gear Fix for a Rethink Waste Community presentation. This free event is a helpful overview on ideas to prevent waste, tips for choosing reuse, how to recycle right in Bend, and all the options available to compost locally. RSVP here.

 

Household Hazardous Waste Facility Open

Friday, April 24th & Saturday, April 25th, 2015
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is accepted free of charge from residential users at the Knott Landfill Hazardous Waste Facility. The HHW Facility is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Friday and Saturday of each month.

 

Earth Day Fair & Parade

Saturday April 25, 11am-3pm
The Environmental Center , 16 NW Kansas Ave, Bend.
541.385.6908
Join The Environmental Center for a fun and festive celebration of the natural world! There will be live music, art, local businesses, food, interactive displays and great hands-on activities for all ages.

 

Furniture Flip

Saturday April 25, 7-9 pm
Armature, 50 Scott Street, Bend
Come see the final pieces local designers made by upcycling and repurposing old furniture. There will be opportunities to vote for your favorite designers and purchase pieces to benefit Bend Habitat for Humanity!


Summer Repair Cafe at DIYcave

Tuesday July 14, 5:30 – 7:30
DIYcave 444 SE 9th ST., Suite 150, Bend
541-388-CAVE (2283)
We’re excited about our first Repair Cafe at Bend’s new makerspace, DIYcave! All the usual items will be repaired, and this time we will also be able to offer welding! More details to come as the event gets closer.

 

Art of Recycling, Rethink Waste Community Youth Art Project

See the culmination of different youth groups and classrooms’ work as they repurposed discarded, leftover and trash items into a community reclaimed art project to encourage people to Rethink Waste. The Art of Recycling has been on display throughout Central Oregon and is now available for schools, businesses and organizations to set up temporarily to highlight their waste reduction efforts. Contact us to borrow this display!

 

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