Friday, December 2, 2016

Limit on visit times due to smaller market size

The next three months, our usual indoor space will be split between the market and hockey players/equipment, so our space will be smaller.

Some of you might remember how crowded it was at the last market! To avoid that happening again, we will ask you to limit each visit to an hour, with some exceptions as below.

Since our average visitor only stays 15-20 minutes, an hour is more than sufficient time to fill your bag to the limit. (See limits below.) If after an hour it becomes quiet and you have not filled your bag yet, you're welcome to stay a little longer. Or you could leave when it is crowded and return later (nice coffee places in the area). We discourage anyone from staying at the market more than a couple of hours in total.

As always, at 3 o'clock, limits are off! After 3 pm you can take as much as you wish, extending your stay up to a total of 3 hours!

Before 3 pm limits are: 
One  large shopping bag (or half shopping cart) per person;
Two large shopping bags (or one shopping cart) per family.

We rely on your goodwill. We also want to enjoy yourselves, so we're not counting minutes or anything. If at any time, we find it crowded and breaking fire safety regulations (and the market code of respect that allows *everyone* a chance to enjoy the goodies at the market) a volunteer will make an announcement, asking for those who have been at the market for about an hour (or the longest, if the market has not been open for an hour) to leave and return later if they wish.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

RRFM Continues on Dec 3rd!

Dear Community Members,

We're quickly approaching the start to a new month, and we're happy to announce that we will be returning on Dec 3rd inside Campbell Park Community Centre on 225 Campbell Ave, North of Wallace Ave and South of Antler St.


For the next 3 months, our indoor space will be split between the market and hockey equipment, so our space will be smaller. To avoid the crowding that we experienced last Market, we ask you to limit each visit to 1 hour. If after an hour it becomes quiet and you have not filled your bag yet, you're welcome to stay a little longer. Or you could leave when it is crowded and return later. We discourage anyone from staying at the market more than a couple of hours in total.


FRIENDLY REMINDERS:
  • If you bring stuff, please make sure that everything you bring is clean and in working order.
  • There's a limit of 1 large sized IKEA bag for each individual; 2 bags for families of 3 or more people
  • After 3pm, you're welcome to take as much as you like
  • Each person is limited to 2 jewelry pieces. You can pick-up your jewellery tokens when you sign-in at the entrance



TRANSPORTERS
Anything remaining at the end of the Market will be donated to local charities. At this time, we're always looking for volunteer transporters to help deliver these items to various locations. So if you have a vehicle or bike, and can help, please contact us at rrfmarket@gmail.com for more details.

Feel free to reach out to us at rrfmarket@gmail.com or in-person at our next Market.


We look forward to seeing you at our next Market,



RRFM Team

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The market continues indoors! Bring stuff that can become Christmas gifts!

With the weather getting a bit nippy, we have moved indoors to the Clubhouse again. If all goes well, and the volunteer commitment remains steady, we intend to continue through the winter.

When the hockey season starts it will affect the physical size of our market (December to April markets), so keep that in mind when you are trying to decide what kind of carrier to bring with you. Too many shopping carts can clog up a small area. We hope that only people with physical challenges will bring carts, and that the rest with suffice with backpacks or shopping bags.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

October 1st RRFM is Few days Away!!!!


Really Really Free Market at Campbell Park on October 1st, 10am-4pm. We hope to see you there!

A few friendly reminder:
  • You don't have to pay or trade or anything, Its completely free.
  • You do not have to bring anything.
  • If you want to bring items to give away, please do so before 3pm.
  • Please only bring items that are clean and in working condition.
  • We cannot accept large items unless, you leave your contact info and are available to pick them up at the end of the day, if they are leftover.

And you can always volunteer with us, its really FUNNNNNNN!
If you like to volunteer, you can contact us at rrfmarket@gmail.com

<3 <3 <3 <3 RRFM LOVVVVEEEE! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3



Saturday, September 3, 2016

Free Legal Advice at our September 3rd market


Mr. A. Daramola is back to answer your questions at the Really Really Free Market. Bring paperwork if possible. First come first serve!

Mr. A Daramola is a licensed Paralegal and member of the Law Society of Upper Canada with over 5 years experience in the field of law. His many clients include labour unions, corporations, businesses, individuals and families. As a generalist, Mr. A Daramola is very knowledgeable in many areas of law and specializes in providing advising services in these areas to his select clients. 

Mr. A Daramola is also an Outreach Worker with over 5 years of experience providing support services to community service groups, non profit organizations and post secondary institutions.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Our market is run on volunteer power only!

Its continuation through all seasons is dependent on a solid base of volunteers, for organizing, for the day of the market, and for post-market driving leftovers to charities.



We are in need of more volunteers for our September 3rd market. Can you make it for a couple of hours, anytime between 8 am to 5 pm? -- We especially need more volunteers between 9:30 am to 2 pm. -- but if those hours do not work, we would really appreciate your help at set up and take down.

Volunteering at the Really Really Free Market is fun! You get to take lots of free stuff, too!

Please email rrfmarket@gmail.com if you're interested! Thank you.

Monday, August 1, 2016

HELP WANTED: Do you have a car? A bicycle trailer? A spacious backpack? Are you available on August 6th between 4:15-4:45pm? Our community market is still looking for transportation volunteers to share about 30min of their time to help deliver a few items to a donation site. Please email rrfmarket@gmail.com if you're interested! Thank you ♥♥♥♥