University Park Neighbors

Fix-It Fair: Healthy Families, Healthy Homes

Posted in: Portland OR

The City ofPortland’s 26th annual Fix-It Fair season will kick off in November. Fix-It Fairs are free events where you can learn simple and effective ways to save money at home this winter and stay healthy. The events feature exhibits from numerous community partners and an extensive schedule of workshops held throughout the day. Experts will be available to talk with you about water and energy savings, home and personal health, food and nutrition, community resources, recycling and yard care, lead testing, bike tune-ups and more!

 

Special workshops taught in Spanish are offered at the Ron Russell Fair in February. Free professional childcare and lunch is provided at all Fairs.

 

The 2012 – 2013 Fix-It Fair schedule:

 

Saturday, November 17, 2012

9:30am-3:00pm

MadisonHigh School
2735 NE 82nd Ave

Saturday, January 26, 2013

9:30am-3:00pm

Self Enhancement, INC.
3920 N Kerby Ave

Saturday, February 23, 2013 ¡Clases en español!

9:30am-3:00pm

RonRussellMiddle School
3955 SE 112th Ave

 

To find out more information about scheduled workshops, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/fif (En Español: www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/fif/esp)

 

To receive information and reminders on upcoming fairs, e-mail fixitfair@portlandoregon.gov.   

 

The Fix-It Fairs are presented by the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability with support from the following sponsors: Energy Trust of Oregon,LegacyEmmanuelMedicalCenter, Pacific Power, Portland Housing Bureau and Portland General Electric.

 

To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities. Call 503-823-7700 with such requests.

 

Questions? 503-823-4309 | fixitfair@portlandoregon.gov | www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/fif  

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