Attention Home Owners! – Fix It Fair
Wanna check some things off the list early this year? Get over to the Fix-It Fair for home, health and conservation tips and tools. All of the best resources you can imagine have been pulled together under one roof by the City of Portland in this FREE, yes FREE event.
Where & When:
The event takes place on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ron Russell Middle in Southeast Portland. 3955 SE 112th Ave., Portland, OR 97266.
FREE Professional Childcare Available
FREE Workshops Offering Instruction and Samples to Get You Started
What to expect:
Over 60 exhibits and some great interactive workshops will be available to help you save money in the home and create a healthier environment for your family. Plenty of free and low-cost resources will be at your fingertips. Experts will be on hand explaining water and energy savings tips, home weatherization, food and nutrition, gardening and growing food, yard care and composting, recycling, and transportation.
Wait there’s more FREE stuff?!
Free Healthy Lunch Provided
Hourly Door Prizes
Free Minor Bike Tune-Ups and Flat-Tire Repairs
Free Lead Blood Testing
A Few of the Vendors:
Hacienda CDC will be hosting two workshops on financing. At noon check out, workshops: “Improve Your Credit”, and at 1 p.m. find out tips on “Buying Your First Home”.
National College of Natural Medicine, the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America, will present a workshop at 1 p.m. on “Healthy Hearts”
Get wired for less! There is a 10 a.m. workshop by the Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon (CUB) and FREE GEEK that will discuss lower-income internet service plans, and programs to obtain a free computer!
Extreme temperatures don’t have to mean extreme utility bills. Learn how to save energy and improve the comfort of your home at the 10 a.m. workshop, “Home Energy Savings” presented by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.
Oregon Health Authority will be on hand to give you the facts on radon and to tell you how to test for radon in your home. January is National Radon Action Month
For more information about Fix-It Fairs, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/fif. Or check out #FIXITFAIRPDX.
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. George Middle School 10000 N Burr Ave., Portland, OR 97203 ¡Clases en español!
Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Energy Trust of Oregon
Written by Jennifer Kane, Expanded Exposure LLC.