Community Dare to Repair (All Ages) November 2, 2024

Nov 02, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM


Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Cost $0.00

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Molly Sanford at Dare to Repair community event

***This event requires NO registration! Just come if you can and enjoy.

Molly Sanford and Dana Vannen Anderson are on a quest to rescue your goods from the landfill. On the first Saturday of the month, join a community of repair-driven folks and learn how to restore items rather than throw them away. Drop in and stay for as long as you’d like.

Mend with Molly

Patch your jeans! Darn your socks! Bring whatever you have that needs mending and stitch with us. We will have hand-sewing supplies and a sewing machine set up, along with the expertise to get your mending project going. All skill levels welcome, from I’ve-never-sewn-a-button to seasoned stitchers.

Repair with Dana

Busted toaster? Lamp gone dark? Repair Coach Dana can walk you through troubleshooting and (hopefully) repairing your broken household items.

Note: in this “Fix-it Clinic” model, you’ll be rolling up your sleeves and doing much of the repair work yourself, with guidance, of course. Don’t expect to drop items off to be repaired for you.

Attendees can bring: mending projects, small electronics in need of repair

Cost Details
A $5 donation is encouraged, to help our nonprofit cover building costs. However, all are welcome and no one will be turned away.

Location Details
Marine Mills Folk School
550 Pine St., Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Age Requirements
Anyone under the age of 18 is welcome to attend MMFS community events (Knit Night, Dare to Repair, Bluegrass Jam Session, Beginner’s Bridge, etc.), with the exception of Open Carving, which is for those ages 18 years or older. Attendees ages 16 and 17 are welcome to attend without a parent or guardian when prior written consent from a guardian is provided to MMFS at Attendees under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.