East County Learn Share Do Fair
Building connections for a more climate resilient community
Saturday, February 24 from 10AM to 2PM
Centennial High School Cafeteria, 3505 182nd Avenue, Gresham
All are welcome. Habrá servicios de interpretación. Free lunch, massages, and pantry food.
- Exhibitor tables
- Repair Cafe
- Clothing swap
- Household sharps, medication, and batteries collection
- Bike helmet giveaway: Get properly fitted for a helmet and take one home for free! While supplies last.
Enjoy fun hands-on activities for the whole family, free food and massages, and pick up a free bike helmet while supplies last. Visit exhibitor tables and learn about preparing for extreme heat, emergency preparedness, saving energy and money on your utility bills, caring for trees and plants, making non-toxic cleaners, gardening, transportation options, and much more!
You'll leave the East County Learn Share Do Fair feeling hopeful, more connected, and have a deeper understanding of how we can become a healthier and more connected community.
Get your broken items repaired for free by volunteer fixers in our community. The City and Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations, with Gresham Free Swaps, organize Gresham Repair Cafes to bring people with repair skills together to help neighbors fix their broken items.
Find the current list of items that can be repaired at this event.
Gresham Free Swaps will be on site to organize the clothing swap. It's not required to bring anything to take something home with you, though you can bring clean clothing that you'd like to donate to the swap. Children's clothing will be included, too.
Comfortable and Safe Homes
Presenter: Multnomah County Weatherization
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Discover the Multnomah County Weatherization program, which will help you lower energy bills while enhancing home comfort and safety. Optimize your living space and receive a special gift for participation.
Easy Food, Flower, and Bee Tending
Presenter: Urban Bees and Gardens
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Grow fab food and flowers with friendly bees. Learn some simple garden and bee-home plans for any location, from pots to plots.
Let's Talk Plants!
Presenter: OSU Extension Master Gardener™ Program
12:00PM - 1:00PM
OSU Extension Master Gardener™ volunteers will be on hand to answer your gardening questions and provide sound gardening guidance for successful and sustainable gardens.
Energy Efficiency Resources for the Home
Presenter: Energy Trust of Oregon
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Ready to make your home more energy efficient? Need ideas? These resources are designed to help make the process easier. How cover low-cost energy-saving techniques, how to install draft-stopping materials and window kits and where to find additional resources.
Kid-Friendly Activities (all free!)
In addition to interactive displays from exhibitors, several kid-friend activities will be offered at the event, including:
- Free face painting
- Enjoy a smoothie made by bike pedal power
- Bike helmet giveaway, while supplies last
- Make your own green cleaners
- Creative reuse art projects
- Coloring, stamping, and stickers
- Check out items being repaired on site by volunteer fixers to learn about reuse, reduce, and repair
Household sharps, medications, and battery collection
Metro will be providing free collection for your medical sharps and epi-pens, prescription medications, and household batteries for free. Check out the items that are accepted at the links below, provided in English and in Spanish.
How to get here
Parking is available on site for cars and bikes.
Have a table at the event
Sign up for a table. Table and chairs will be provided.
Volunteer at the event
Would you like to help make this event possible? Sign up to volunteer for as little or as much as you like between 8am and 2pm.