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GIRR’S AGM

We are happy to invite Galiano community members to GIRR’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday, May 26th, at 3 pm. The meeting will be held this year at the Galiano Community Library, 1290 Sturdies Bay Road, #2. Light refreshments will be served. Those attending the meeting are required to hold active memberships with GIRR. Your …

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TOOL AUCTION

The ReDirectory’s fundraising Tool Auction will be held on Saturday, May 18th beginning at 11 am outside of the ReDirectory. We’ll have a variety of woodworking and garden tools on the auction block. Items range from chop saws to chains saws (cleaned, oiled and sharp!), to weedeaters and pumps, with an array of hand tools …

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Dust off your bike and bring it down to the ReDirectory to get it ready for summer! We’ll have three repairers on hand to tend to flat tires, lube chains, make brake & gear adjustments, or even give maintenance tips. Outside the ReDirectory, 220 Sturdies Bay RoadSaturday, May 11th from 10 am to 1 pm …

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We’re hosting a Spring Clothing Swap with Textile Repairs and Hand Mending Demonstrations! This all-ages event is for kids, parents, and all community members. We welcome volunteers too. Bring freshly laundered, lightly worn clothing to trade. Think spring & summer attire for sharing. Remaining items will be donated to a local charity. Anna Keefer will …

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With spring right around the corner, the focus of our March sharpening event will be on pruners, sheers, secateurs, or whatever you might need honed to get your garden into shape (with the exception of serrated blades or saws). As with our other repair events, we will prioritize one item per person to start, and …

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Have you got a gadget that won’t turn on? Is your toaster on the fritz? Bring us your small electrical appliances (sorry, no gas-powered equipment) and we’ll do our best to get things running again. To help us prepare, drop an email in advance to galianorecycles@gmail.com to let us know what you’re bringing in and …

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R E S C H E D U L E D ! Following a couple of weekends back to back of lousy weather, we feel confident to reschedule our shoe shine event to Saturday, January 27th. Bring us your DRY footwear to the ReDirectory between 10 am and 1 pm and we’ll show them some …

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An invitation from our device revival specialist, Stephen Akins: Do you have an older device that is broken or unused? Do you want to learn how to fix it or recycle it for something else? Join me, Stephen, for an Older Device Revival workshop and get some help. I’ll do my best to help you …

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That’s right folks, as we go deep into fall weather we’re here to help you manage a little more comfortably with the shorter days and cooler temperatures. For our next free repair workshop, come visit us at the South Hall with your lamps and heaters in need of servicing. Galiano South Hall at 141 Sturdies …

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Next on the repair roster, we’ll be offering Axe & Knife Sharpening. Visit us outside the ReDirectory at 220 Sturdies Bay Road on Saturday, October 14th from 10 am to 1 pm with your goods. For those of you who attended our Tool Sharpening event in spring, you may remember we were somewhat overwhelmed with …

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