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Take Off Your Clothes - Clothing Swap 2013

Take Off Your Clothes - Calgary's Biggest Clothing SWAP - Get ready to clean out your closets and swap your clothes for a good cause! Join us for our 6th edition of Take Off Your Clothes in Calgary! Get ready to swap in 4 simple steps: 1. BUY your ticket, save $5 now and skip the line at the door! LIMITED AMOUNT OF EARLY BIRD TICKETS - ONLY UNTIL MAY 19! 2. BAG your clothes -- download, print and fill out this handy label and attach it to every bag of clean and folded clothing you'd like to swap. (Want to know what not to swap? Click here for some tips, or see our laundering policy below.) 3. DROP OFF your clothes BY JUNE 20, 12PM (see depot location/hours below) 4. COME to the event, pick up your exchange coupons and start swapping! CLOTHING DROP-OFF LOCATION (DEPOT): Eleven:Eleven Boutique 233 10th St SW, Calgary, AB (Kensignton) Hours: Sun. 11am - 5pm Mon. 11am - 7pm Tues. 10:30am - 7pm Wed. 10:30am - 7pm Thurs.-Sat. 10:30am - 8pm A Vintage Affair 638 11th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB (Beltline) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10:30am – 5:30pm Sun. 12pm - 4pm Rewind Consignment 1002 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, AB (near Stampede Grounds) Hours: Mon.-Wed. 11am - 6pm Thurs.-Fri. 11am - 7pm Sat. 11am - 5pm Closed Sun. and Holidays **You can also meet us at Confederation Park until June 22 to drop off your clothes, contact us to arrange for a pick up, or bring them to the event. More event details: +++Great selection of sizes and styles! +++Men's and women's clothing, shoes and accessories +++NEW item donations from local businesses +++Music entertainment +++Free style advice from stylists All leftover clothing will be donated to Women in Need Society, the Walk In Closet, and Goodwill Industries of Alberta. We do not accept: Bathrobes, pyjamas, t-shirts, underwear, lingerie, swimwear, tank tops, socks, leggings or stockings. Likewise, we do not issue exchange tickets for ripped, faded, torn, stained, scratched, dirty, frayed, missing buttons, broken zippers or otherwise worn/damaged items. Items received that fail to meet these standards will be donated to Goodwill for recycling. Please note that we are not accepting children's items for this event. Laundering policy strictly enforced As a courtesy to fellow swappers, please wash all clothing items you'd like to swap in hot water and dry on high for a minimum of 20 minutes (or: have them dry cleaned and keep them in the original plastic covering with a knot on the bottom). When the laundering cycles are complete, the clean laundry should be placed in new, clear garbage bags and sealed. We inspect everything that comes in and reserve the right to reject any item or bag of clothing that does NOT appear to comply with our policy. Clothing donations Can't come to the event but want to support our cause with some donated clothing? Download this label, print/fill it out, attach it to each bag of clothing and drop off your clothing at our drop off location. Get your clothes ready, Calgary - it's SWAP time! Sharing is good! Questions? Email us: A HUGE thanks to all of our partners and sponsors for making this event possible! 1002 Macleod Trail SE