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New Bedford Recycling announces FREE event: Clothing Repair Day


“We are excited to announce a new FREE event – Clothing Repair Day✂️🧵🪡 on April 20th, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

More details:

🧵 Up to 2 items can be mended per household. Possible repairs include mending zippers, replacing buttons, mending holes, and reversing shirt collars (for worn or stained collars).

🧵 New Bedford and Dartmouth residents only. Proof of residency is required.

🧵 Sign up is required. No walk-ins. To select a time slot, visit

🧵 Find us at the entrance of the Buttonwood Park Zoo, 425 Hawthorn Street (no zoo admission needed).

Mending is being provided by the talented menders of Bushwood Tailors Opportunity Shop, Maypole Weavers and Duphily Designs. The event is sponsored by the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District in partnership with the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society, and Bushwood Tailors Opportunity Shop.”-New Bedford Recycling.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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