The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is bringing Repair Cafés back to Maple Ridge for the third straight year. (Contributed)

The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is bringing Repair Cafés back to Maple Ridge for the third straight year. (Contributed)

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society celebrating three years of Repair Cafés

First one coming to the Maple Ridge Public Library on Feb. 15

Repair Cafés are coming to Maple Ridge for the third straight year.

A Repair Café is where experienced volunteers help you repair small appliances, jewelry, clothing, small furniture, electronics, bicycles and toys.

The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society launched the inaugural event on Mar. 24, 2018 at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre with 30 volunteers.

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More than 70 different items were fixed that day including lamps, clocks, ties and stools.

This year the first two Repair Cafés will be held on Feb. 15 and Mar. 14 from 11 to 3 p.m. at the Maple Ridge Library, 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road.

The third one will be part of the Celebrate Earth Day event on Apr. 18 from 10 to 2 p.m. in Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge.

The next one will be held on May 23 from 10 to 2 p.m. at the Ridge Meadows Seniors’ Activity Centre, 12150 224 St. in Maple Ridge.

On Jun. 21 a Repair Café will be part of the Car Free Day event in Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge.

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There will be another one held in July but that date has yet to be determined.

GETI Fest on Sept. 19 will have a Repair Café from 10 to 2 p.m. at the bandstand in Memorial Peace Park.

Then on Oct. 17 there will be a celebration for International Repair Café Week from 11 to 3 p.m. at the Maple Ridge Public Library.

The final Repair Café will be held from 11 to 3 p.m. again at the Maple Ridge Public Library.

For more information call 604-463-5545 or go to mrrepaircafe.ca.


 

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