Cashless Craft Swap coming on July 28 at North Thompson Volunteer Centre

Everyone is welcome, and you don’t have to bring something to take something home

It’s time for another Cashless Craft Swap.  This one will be held on Monday, Jul. 28, 10 a.m. to noon at the North Thompson Volunteer Centre in the Ridge, Barriere.

If you haven’t been to one before, it is quite simple.  You bring any unwanted crafting supplies – such as knitting needles, balls of wool, books or magazines on a particular craft, paper, paintbrushes, thimbles, scissors, etc – and put it out on the tables for everyone else to see.

Then you browse through what everyone else has brought and if you see something you like – well, you take it home.

No money is involved… it’s as easy as that.

It’s fun to see all the interesting things everyone brings.  Sometimes there are cook books, sometimes there are patterns for baby clothes, sometimes paints.  One never knows what may be brought.

Once the event is over, anything not claimed will either be stored for the next swap, or given to the local thrift shop.

Everyone is welcome, and you don’t have to bring something to take something home.

For more information, contact Margaret Houben at 250-672-9330.

 

 

Just Posted

UPDATE: Hwy. 5 open south of Blue River following ‘vehicle incident’

Social media reports say a semi-truck lost its load

Police warn Barriere residents about suspicious prowlers on private property late at night or early morning hours

Residents advised to secure their vehicles and remove all valuable contents

Woman killed in head-on crash near Vanderhoof

RCMP say driver crossed the centre line and hit a loaded fuel tanker truck

African Children’s Choir making a difference in the world

Waroto Children’s Choir celebrate Christ and caring for community on six month world tour

Snowpack at normal levels, but El Niño is lurking

Despite a warmer than usual winter that has produced a dearth of… Continue reading

UPDATE: B.C. legislature managers accused of excessive travel, personal expense claims

Clerk Craig James, security chief Gary Lenz call allegations ‘completely false’

B.C. man fined $10,000 after leaving moose to suffer before death

Surrey man was convicted last week on three Wildlife Act charges

‘Blue Monday’ isn’t real, but depression can be

CMHA encourages people to prioritize their mental health

Parole granted for drunk driver who killed B.C. RCMP officer

Kenneth Jacob Fenton will be able to attend alcohol abuse treatment, nearly three years after crash that killed Const. Sarah Beckett

Anti-pipeline group wants NEB to consider impact of emissions, climate change

Stand.earth filed NEB motion asking to apply same standard to the project as it did with Energy East pipeline

B.C. man charged in 2014 snake venom death of toddler

Henry Thomas was taking care of the North Vancouver girl the day before she died

B.C.’s largest public-sector union wants inquiry into money laundering, drugs

Union officials say Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby have not ruled out the possibility of a public inquiry

Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn’t provoke

Nick Sandmann of Covington Catholic High School said he was trying to defuse the situation

Kamala Harris opens U.S. presidential bid in challenge to Trump

The 54-year old portrayed herself as a fighter for justice, decency and equality in a video distributed by her campaign

Most Read