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Bard Students Present the "Really, Really Free Market" at the College on Sunday, May 11
BARD STUDENTS PRESENT THE “REALLY, REALLY FREE MARKETPLACE” AT THE COLLEGE ON SUNDAY, MAY 11
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—Bard College students are organizing the first “Really, Really Free Market” at the College on Sunday, May 11. The point of the market is to exchange and pass on items that may no longer be of use to you, but may be of value to someone else. The goals are twofold: one, to bring community members together, and two, to help reduce waste. The market is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and is held on the lawn in front of Kline Commons, across Annandale Road from the Chapel of the Holy Innocents. Parking is available in the faculty lot behind the Reem-Kayden Science Building.
“Bring whatever you don’t want and take anything you need,” exclaims coorganizer KellyAnne Mifflin. “Or you can just attend and have a free lunch with us outside. Unlike other exchanges, this is not limited to material possessions, but also includes any skills you’d like to offer: art, performance, or information you’d like to share.”
Some examples of the anticipated items at the “Really, Really Free Market,” are clothes, food, plants, bike repair, seeds, music, old records, furniture, haircuts, house paint, art supplies, refrigerators, massages. Anything left over at the end of the day will be brought to the Free Use Store on campus or donated to an applicable location.
Mifflin explains that the credo of the market is:
There is no preregistration necessary. Please just attend and bring anything you’d like to share. For additional information, contact KellyAnne Mifflin at 301-518-4405 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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