Feb 14 OCAD U REPAIR CAFE - Jewellery & Textiles


Repair, don't toss!

 
DateWednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000, x.4862

Cost

FREE

Email

vho@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/161628511137296/

Location

100 McCaul St., lobby

Do you have a household item that needs fixing? Bring in your jewellery or textiles for repair!
Have fixing skills or want to learn? Join us!

OCAD U is hosting a Repair Café. Get free help fixing your broken items and learn from expert volunteer “fixers” about repairing them yourself.

Activities:
-- Industrial Design student Elfy will teach you how to cut textiles and customize your wardrobe.
-- MAAD faculty Beverly Dywan will lead a sew-a-thon to offer free reusable personal towels. Follow Beverly's work: #OCADhandtohand

Who: Anyone from OCAD U and the wider community!
What: Repair Café – a global movement that aims to reduce the waste sent to landfill and change society’s throw-away mindset.
Where: 100 McCaul St. lobby

When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 11am-2pm

FREE!

Event supported by the OCAD U Sustainability Committee.

For more information, or to volunteer: email Victoria Ho, Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives at vho@ocadu.ca
http://ocadu.ca/sustainability
http://repaircafetoronto.ca/

 

**This event will be documented by photograph and/or video to share on social media. 

DateWednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000, x.4862

Cost

FREE

Email

vho@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/161628511137296/

Location

100 McCaul St., lobby

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Repair cafe volunteers with fixed blender
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Do you have a household item that needs fixing? Bring in your jewellery or textiles for repair!
Have fixing skills or want to learn? Join us!

OCAD U is hosting a Repair Café. Get free help fixing your broken items and learn from expert volunteer “fixers” about repairing them yourself.

Activities:
-- Industrial Design student Elfy will teach you how to cut textiles and customize your wardrobe.
-- MAAD faculty Beverly Dywan will lead a sew-a-thon to offer free reusable personal towels. Follow Beverly's work: #OCADhandtohand

Who: Anyone from OCAD U and the wider community!
What: Repair Café – a global movement that aims to reduce the waste sent to landfill and change society’s throw-away mindset.
Where: 100 McCaul St. lobby

When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 11am-2pm

FREE!

Event supported by the OCAD U Sustainability Committee.

For more information, or to volunteer: email Victoria Ho, Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives at vho@ocadu.ca
http://ocadu.ca/sustainability
http://repaircafetoronto.ca/

 

**This event will be documented by photograph and/or video to share on social media. 

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul St., lobby
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/161628511137296/
Email: 
vho@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000, x.4862
Cost: 
FREE
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