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October Repair Fest

Thursday, October 24, 2013 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Repair skills offered:

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

DIY Demonstrations:
  • 6:10-6:40 pm: How to Reduce Your Energy Bills This Winter - Learn techniques for saving energy at your rental home including how to do basic weatherizing and install low-flow shower heads and sink aerators. We'll tell you how to get free CFL light bulbs and review incentive programs that are available for renters and homeowners. (Leader: The Energize Corvallis team)
  • 6:50-7:20 pm: The ABC’s of Bike Maintenance - Learn how to properly Air up your tires and patch tubes, maximize Brakes, and keep your Chain lubed and quiet, along with recommended basic tools to have on hand and local and online resources to do it yourself. (Leader: Kevin Grant, Transportation Action Team Leader for the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition)
  • 7:30-8:00 pm: 3 Common Sewing Fixes - Learn how to repair holes with patches, sew-on buttons, and replace zippers, all with a needle and thread! (Leader: Annie Kersting, ”Sewing Meister” for the Waste Watchers)

OSU Recycling Warehouse (Property Services Building)
644 SW 13th Street
Andrea Norris
http://oregonstate.edu/tools/mailform?to=andrea.norris at oregonstate.edu&recipient=Andrea+Norris
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