World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated across the globe to raise awareness of “positive environmental action,” and Portland is the 2013 host city for North America. This year’s theme is “Reduce Your Foodprint,” and local groups focused on the environment and sustainability are hosting events between Earth Day on April 22 and World Environment Day on June 5.
SCRAP is taking part in the global celebration by hosting a sale in the store and offering a free workshop with instruction and read more »
You’re invited to Strikes for Scholarships on April 24 at 7 pm! Strikes for Scholarships is a fundraiser for SCRAP’s education program. Think “The Big Lebowski” with a dash of “Soul Train”-style, and add Portland’s undeniable penchant for helping those in need, and you have SCRAP’s Strikes for Scholarships fundraiser. As SCRAP’s biggest scholarship fundraising event, Strikes for Scholarships takes a passion for equal access to creative reuse education and combines it read more »
SCRAP’s Re:Vision Gallery features local artists that work primarily with reused materials. The first show of the year, Metal Works by Marc LeDoux, opens tomorrow, with a reception from 4-6 pm. This is an incredible show featuring scrap metal transformed into art, furniture, and function.
Marc LeDoux has been working with metal since boyhood, when his father taught him to weld at the age of six. He carried this skill into adulthood with a career in detailing and sheet metal read more »
May 21, 2012 by Sanne Stienstra, Operations Manager
Posted in •Events
SCRAP has been part of an amazing partnership with Destination DIY and ADX over the last several months to put on an awesome, free, crafty project night and listening party called Makin’ It with Destination DIY. If the aforementioned adjectives (i.e. “awesome,” “free,” “crafty”) stir up a little somethin’ somethin’ in your belly, then it’s definitely time you joined us for this fun and inspirational evening. The next Makin’ It event is coming up on Wednesday, May 23 from 7-9 pm at ADX. read more »
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