Geniuses: the Fixers Collective at the Tool Library.
The monthly Fixers Collective will meet from 6 to 9 PM on Tuesday, December 3 at the NE Seattle Tool Library, 2415 NE 80th Street. Bring in an item you’d like help fixing and the group of fixing geniuses will help you work on it.
If you are a genius and would like to fix stuff, you can help fix and maintain some of the Tool Library’s inventory.
Important note: the Tool Library has snow shovels available for borrowing!!!!!!!!
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to inventory your cookware, plates and serving trays: do you have enough for all your guests? You can borrow sets of dishes, silverware and wine glasses from the NE Seattle Tool Library. Join the Tool Library and borrow punch bowls, serving trays and cooking utensils instead of buying seldom-used items. But act fast: the Tool Library will be open this weekend for the last time before Thanksgiving, Saturday from 9 to noon and Sunday from 2 to 5 PM. The Tool Library is at 2415 NE 80th Street, just west of the traffic light on 25th Ave NE at NE 80th Street.
Sharing skills to strengthen our community.
The Fixers Collective will meet at the NE Seattle Tool Library on Tuesday evening, November 5, from 6 to 9 PM. The Tool Library is located on NE 80th Street just west of the traffic light on 25th Ave NE. Bring the kids on Tuesday evening and learn how to do basic fixes. If you are a Fixer yourself, come and share your expertise. You can help the Tool Library get tools back into service, join the Tool Library and become a volunteer.
Transition is an international movement, a community-led response based on the idea of resilience in economic development. In the face of failures and shut-downs, how can we as a community help one another and sustain our local economy? Sustainable NE Seattle will host a meeting on Thursday evening, October 17, to discuss this topic. Meet at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church on 35th Ave NE at the corner of NE 80th Street. You are welcome to bring snacks for the meet-and-greet time at 6:30 PM, and discussion will begin at 7 PM. You’ll leave inspired with a better understanding of “The Big Picture.”
Using the bounty of fall’s harvest, you can concoct an assortment of salsas, relishes, pickles and vinegars at Sustainable NE Seattle’s Community Kitchen event. From 6 to 9 PM on Wednesday evening, September 18, we will use the Community Kitchen at Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE. Have fun sharing a simple meal with other food enthusiasts and take home a sample jar of each item along with the know-how to make more. Please bring three pint-jars and one half-pint jar; these don’t have to be canning jars. If you have more to share, a few extra jars would be great! Register for this Community Kitchen event through Meadowbrook Community Center at 684-7522 class #105307.
Since its Grand Opening in January 2013 the NE Seattle Tool Library has been providing free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training and sustainable resources. Benefits of membership in the Library are many: you can reduce consumption of tools used only once or twice, foster a sense of community and mutual support, and enhance your self-reliance and tool know-how.
In the autumn season there are jobs around the house for which you might want to borrow a tool. Yet another funny-looking tool has been added to the Library which you can use instead of buy: a cider press. If you would like to meet the cider press in person, get an eyeful of a shop vac or any other items available for borrowing, you can sign up for membership in the NE Seattle Tool Library. The Tool Library is located at 2415 NE 80th Street, just west of the traffic light on 25th Ave NE at NE 80th Street. Hours of operation are Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 PM, Saturday morning 9 to noon, and Sunday afternoon 2 to 5 PM.