Have you ever been to one of our Repair Cafes? With 5-6 per year, these free events connect people with broken stuff to people who like to fix stuff. If you haven’t been, you should really check one out. Even if you don’t have anything that needs fixing — it’s a fun and community driven […]

A Repair Cafe is an event that pairs people with broken stuff, with people who like to fix stuff. Our fabulous fixers will be at the Redmond Public Library on October 30th to fix your broken stuff! Small appliances and electronics, clothing and outdoor gear, small furniture, and jewelry.  These repairs are free and performed […]

Gather ye broken and torn stuff for a free Summer Repair Cafe! Join the Rethink Waste Project at The Environmental Center on Wednesday July 25th from 5:30 – 7:30, where volunteers will be on hand to fix your stuff – for free! Acceptable items to bring include small appliances and electronics, small furniture/household goods, clothes […]

Our Spring Repair Cafe will be at a new location, Ensworth Elementary School on Thursday April 5th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Volunteers will be on hand to attempt to repair your broken items, for FREE! Items to bring include clothes, outdoor gear, electronics and small appliances, small furniture and household goods. You may bring […]

Our Fall Repair Cafe will be at the Bend Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Saturday November 18th, from 11am – 1pm. Volunteers will be on hand to attempt to repair your broken items, for FREE! Items to bring include clothes, outdoor gear, electronics and small appliances, jewelry, small furniture and household goods. You may bring […]

Repair is having a moment. Two generations ago, most people could handle simple repairs, and most things manufactured were inherently repairable. Fast forward to our current state of fast consumerism, where things are made to be obsolete (“planned obsolesence)” within 6 months. Sometimes that’s through new colorful designs, sometimes by changing power cords, but often […]

As part of the Redmond Public Library’s Tinker Tuesday series, we’ll be holding our next Repair Cafe at the Redmond Technology Education Center at COCC on February 21st. Once again we will have volunteers on hand to repair small appliances, clothes, jewelry and small furniture. One item repaired at a time, on a first come […]

On Tuesday, September 16th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, The Gear Fix and The Environmental Center’s Rethink Waste Project are hosting a Fall Repair Café.  A repair café is a free event that connects people with broken stuff, with people that like to fix stuff.  Volunteers will be on hand to repair – and share […]

  Stepping into Gear Fix, formally known as Repeat Performance Sports, one might be fooled into thinking the outfit is just an outdoor consignment store. Not so. Bringing a six year dream to fruition, in the past several months, owner Joshua Sims has overhauled the operation to fulfill a market need for gear repair, a […]