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Quaker Barter Fair on Buy Nothing Day with a SPECIAL MUSIC TREAT--Jim Presley's Long Awaited Concert

Due to the weather on 11/27, the Barter Fair is rescheduled to December 5.  Hope to see you there!

Black Friday offers the challenge to BUY NOTHING!  The Quaker testimonies of Simplicity, Community and Stewardship encourage Friends to find creative ways to care for the earth and each other, and we want to extend this opportunity to others in the community.  Creating a space to practice thinking together in a new way about how we place value on objects and services within our community seems like a worthwhile way to observe the day after Thanksgiving.

To get involved, just come!   Bring a table, shelf, rug or blanket to display your goods or a sign that describes your service(s).   CHILDREN ARE WELCOME!  Children are often the best models of how this can work.  They have the ability to add value to an item by describing potential uses, and the creativity to negotiate three-way trades.

There will be a designated area for “free” items that you are willing to give to whomever wants them.  Visitors may then use such items to barter and trade with if they wish.   At the end of the day all items remaining at the “Free Table” will be donated to a local charity.

Feel free to download and share the full page and quarter page flyers below

Jim Presley will play Traditional Blues, Original Blues, and Native American Music from 1:30-3:15 pm. 

We will be observing Covid-19 precautions--social distancing, masks, good hand sanitizing technique


Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
LIve Oak Friends Meeting
1318 West 26th St
Houston, TX 77008
United States
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