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  • Fix it at the Repair Cafe blender_Mar_2016Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10am-2pm at Grey Bears. Bring in your broken appliance, lamp, small furniture ...


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  • Free Books! box_booksTHIS Saturday, October 1, 10am-3pm - The Grey Bears bookstore presents a Free Book Day in the warehouse ...


Brown Bag Program
Seniors age 55 and older are entitled to receive a shopping bag of healthy groceries 48 weeks a year.

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Your financial gift, recyclables, e-waste, vehicle and thrift store donations put healthy food in 4,200 weekly brown bags and preserve our environment.

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  • Thrift Store now open Sundays April housewares4The Thrift Store, Computer Electronics Store and Bookstore are now open Sundays, seven days a week, 10am-3pm. Hundreds of ...


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Recycling Center
Open Every Day, 7:30am–3:45pm.

Main Office Mon-Fri, 8am–3:45pm.

Warehouse Mon-Fri, 8am-1pm.

Brown Bag Program bagging
Thursday-Friday, 7:30-9am.

Thrift Store and Electronics Store
Open every day, Mon-Sun, 10am-3pm.

Thrift store donations
accepted every day, Mon–Sun, 7:30am-2pm.

Electronics Store donations
Open Every Day, 7:30am–3:45pm.

Buena Vista Recycling Center

1231 Buena Vista Drive, Watsonville
Open Mon–Sat, 7:30am–3:30pm.