Fix-It Clinics

Fix-It Clinics provide an opportunity to receive free, guided assistance from handy volunteers on disassembling, troubleshooting and repairing small household appliances, clothing, electronics, mobile devices and more.

Upcoming Fix-It Clinics are scheduled for the following dates and locations:

  • Saturday, November 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at Folwell Park Rec Center in Minneapolis
  • Saturday, December 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at Maple Grove Community Center 

Promote the Fix-It Clinics by downloading a flyer or article and social media posts.

Volunteer fixers who have skills in electrical, mechanical or electronics repair, wood working, sewing or general tinkering are essential to making the clinics successful.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Nancy Lo at or 612-348-9195.


Do it Green! Green Gifts Fair

Kick off the holiday season with Do It Green! Minnesota’s 10th Annual Green Gifts Fair on Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis.

green gifts fair.pngShop more than 80 local, eco-friendly artists and businesses, catch the eco fashion show, and enjoy holiday food samples, kids’ activities, education displays and demos. You can also pick up a free copy of the 2015 Do It Green! Directory, the only green business directory in Minnesota. Be sure to stop by the Hennepin County Environment and Energy booth while you're there!


Natural resources partnership meeting

The emerald ash borer is a destructive tree pest that attacks and kills ash trees. Learn more about emerald ash borer at the next Hennepin Natural Resources Partnership meeting on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

The Hennepin Natural Resources Partnership provides a forum for a more holistic and collaborative approach to managing and protecting our land and water. Everyone is welcome to attend, especially those from cities, watersheds, agencies and organizations involved with or interested in natural resources management and protection.

RSVP to Stacey Lijewski at or 612-348-9938.