Community Reduce & Reuse Programs are offered in-person and online. In response to COVID-19, additional health and safety measures have been implemented to ensure programs are operating safely.

Check out the list of workshops and events below which includes information on how to register.

Supported by Rexdale Community Health Centre:

Food preservation workshops will focus on learning the basics of food preservation and target beginner skills: Seasonal workshops to be announced

* For more information and to register please email or call 416-678-7172

Supported by Black Creek Farm & Food Share:

To register for upcoming workshops, please complete the form available at:

For more information email or call 416-393-6381.

707 Dundas St. W., Scadding Court Community Centre:

  • In-person beginner’s sewing classes: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1 to 3:15 p.m
  • In-person intermediate/advanced sewing classes: Mondays 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Q & A ask an industry expert: coming soon
  • General Sewing crafts: coming soon

*For more information and to register for a program please email Sugandha Singh at or call 416-392-0335.

1765 Weston Rd., Community Place Hub, supported by Progress Place:

  • The Club Thread: Thursdays 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Youth Focused Sewing Program (in person sessions): July 6 to August 3, 2023. Please visit for specific times.
  • Virtual sewing program on Facebook and Instagram Live: Thursdays, 11 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Waste reduction tips on Facebook and Instagram: Mondays
  • Learn to Sew – In Person: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* For more information and to register for a program, please email or call 416-323-1429.

2677 Kipling Ave., supported by Delta Family Resource Centre:

  • Drop-ins for Repairs & Alterations: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sewing Classes (in person): Fridays 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Q & A ask an industry expert: Fridays 2 to 4 p.m.

* For more information and to register for a program please email Bindya Chauhan at or call 416-747-1172.

10 Gateway Blvd, supported by The Neighbourhood Organization:

  • Basic Sewing Skills (in-person and virtual): Mondays and Fridays,12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Beginners Sewing Training (in-person and virtual): Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Advanced Sewing Training (in-person): Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m.
  • Do it Yourself (DIY)(virtual): Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Free alteration: Fridays, noon to 2 p.m.
  • Repair Café Free Sewing Machine repair clinics: noon to 2 p.m. (by appointment only)

*For more information and to register email Pearlita Juan at or call 647-222-9295.


The City is partnering with Access Alliance, CultureLink, and the Gateway Bicycle Hub – supported by Evergreen, Flemingdon Health Centre and The Neighbourhood Organization –  to deliver the Bicycle Repair Hubs program.

15 Tobermory Dr., supported by Culture Link:

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Drop-in: Tuesdays: 3 to 6 p.m. Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*Recurring program is in-person.  To register for a program and for more information please contact Namrah Khan by email at or by phone at 647-713-9188.

3939 Lawrence Ave. E., supported by Access Alliance:

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Drop-in: Fridays: 11a.m. to 4 p.m.

This program is in-person/online and by appointment only. For more information or to register for a program, please email, visit or call 416-699-7920 x 4231.

10 Gateway Blvd., supported by The Neighbourhood Organization, Flemingdon Health Centre and Evergreen Toronto:

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Drop-in: Tuesdays: 12 to 5 p.m.
Bike Match Exchanges: Mondays: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fridays: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Volunteer Training, Refurbishing Sessions: Wednesdays: 12 to 5 p.m.

Contactless Bike Repair (CBR) – Free repair service. By appointment only – drop off days Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 24 hour to 72-hour turnaround. Email or call 416-551-2011 to book.

*Recurring program are in person/online and by appointment only.  For more information and to  register please contact or call 416-551-2011.


Locations across Toronto, supported by Food Share:

Community Compost Champions (50 community gardens across Toronto): Mondays to Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Recurring programs are in person and by appointment only.  For more information and to register please contact or (416) 363-6441 ext. 203.

240 Wellesley St., supported by The Neighbourhood Organization & The Community Corner:

Daily Repairs (for electronics, clothes, bikes, jewelry and watches, laptops, computers and tablets and small furniture) “bring in your items for repair”: Mondays to Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Contact or call 416-964-6657 *240 for an appointment/consultation with a fixer.

Access “Library of Things” (borrow tools, laptops or tablets, dollies, camping equipment, party equipment): Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call for an appointment and to check the availability of an item.

Program Summary:

  • Corner Re-Store (thrift store for clothing and accessories): Mondays 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Night Stitch “Knitting for beginners”: Mondays 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Jewelry Making Workshop: Tuesdays 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Market Greens (weekly market with affordable produce on a membership model with an on-site dietician available for consultation): Wednesdays 2 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Hand Sewing (DIY) sessions: Fridays 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Crafting Workshop for Kids: Fridays 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Sewing Class (with machines): Saturdays 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Green Café (nutritious, healthy meal combos for $5): Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 12 to 4 p.m.

For Electronic Repair and Bike Repair Workshops please contact and book your slot. Workshops are recurring with one batch scheduled every two months.

Others programs include: Coding for Beginners, Gardening Workshops, Donation Program, Earn a computer.

For more information visit and to register please email or call 416-964-6657 *240.

2667 Kipling Ave., supported by Rexdale Women’s Centre:

“U FIX IT” program in partnership with Repair CafeTO: Thursdays, 11 a.m. -1.p.m.

*Recurring programs are in person/online and by appointment only. For more information and to register please email Kwame Frempong or Kadra Howsi or call 647-206-2251.