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Guelph's Outdoor Repair Café to return Saturday

Outdoor event to be held Sept. 11 at Harcourt United Church from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
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On Saturday, Sept. 11, community members are invited to the Outdoor Repair Café.

The Guelph Tool Library is excited to announce that after a year of no in-person events, the popular Repair Cafes are back with an outdoor event. We would like to invite the community members to the this Repair Café on Saturday Sept. 11 at Harcourt United Church (87 Dean Ave., Guelph) from 2 to 5 p.m. Visitors can bring their broken electronics, electrical appliances and clocks, damaged clothing, bikes that needs repairs and tune-up and jewelry that need fixing. Our volunteers who are expert in fixing these items will also teach visitors the process of trouble shooting and fixing items. 

We would like to kindly ask the visitors not to bring the following items to the Repair Café: items which need welding, refrigeration equipment (coolers, bar fridges, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, etc.), gas powered equipment (lawn mowers, line trimmers, chain saws, etc.), items operating on power greater than 120 volts and tools and appliances from other countries operating on different currents.

Our aim is to offer a fun but also safe experience for our community, and we are taking lots of measures to make that happens. We kindly ask you to wear a mask at this event and practice social distancing. 

This event is sponsored by Harcourt United Church.  The Repair Café Guelph is a project of the Guelph Tool Library, started operating as of August 2016. Repair Cafes run bi-monthly at various locations throughout the city. The events run entirely by volunteers and rely on community donations to offer free repair services. Every year, Repair Cafe Guelph serves about 300 visitors, approx. 500 items are fixed and 550 kg of waste is diverted from the landfill! 

WHO - Presented by the Guelph Tool Library.
WHEN - Saturday, Sept. 11, 2 to 5 p.m. 
WHERE - Harcourt United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph