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The Repair Cafe is a worldwide organization with a new local group here in Narrowsburg, headed by Tusten councilmember Jill Padua. Look for a story about the group in the next issue of TRR. 

Handy with a wrench?

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Repair Cafe Tusten is a neighborhood initiative that promotes repair as an alternative to throwing items away. In preparation for its first iteration, on Saturday January 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall, organizer Jill Padua is looking for volunteers.

Residents of the Upper Delaware Region are invited to bring their broken items and fix them on the spot with the help of voluntary repairers. The cafe is still looking for more volunteers who have skills to offer, especially those who know how to fix bicycles, stuffed toys, jewelry and knife and tool sharpening. Additionally, Padua is looking for volunteers to provide lunch, dessert, or beverages like coffee and tea.

For more information on Repair Cafe internationally visit re paircafe.org/en, and for more about Tusten’s group, find them on Facebook at Repair Cafe Tusten. If you’re interested in signing up to volunteer, email jpadua@frontier.com with REPAIR CAFE in the subject line.

 

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