Next Repair Cafes:
Saturday, Jan. 17 10:00 – 1:30
Saturday, Feb. 21 10:00 – 1:30
Saturday, Mar. 21 10:00 – 1:30
Find us at the Oak Park Senior Citizens Center,
414 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park
January marked the Oak Park Repair Cafe’s 2nd birthaday! (It seems like only yesterday we fixed our first lamp…)
In 2014 we took in almost 40 additional items that in 2013, a 15% increase; and our success rate (items fixed or partially fixed) stayed right about 74%, which was our success rate in 2013. (See the “2014 Stats” section below for more info.) Our biggest categories continued to be Clothing repair and yes, you guessed it, Lamps!
We couldn’t have done this without the ongoing efforts of our spectacular repair team; many, many thanks to all of you!! And all this work got done in our adopted home, the Senior Citizens Center at the Oak Park Arms. We can’t imagine a better place to do all this; BIG thanks to them as well!
Repair Cafes are free meeting places, and they’re all about fixing things, rather than throwing them away.
At the Repair Cafe, you’ll find the tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need.
You’ll also find repair specialists to help you in areas such as: