200 Households are Expected to Participate in this Year’s Neighborhood Yard Sale

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The 22nd annual Edgewater Neighborhood Yard Sale sponsored by a record number of eight block clubs will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. Saturday, June 4, no rain date. Boundaries are from Foster to Devon on the south and north and Clark and Sheridan on the west and east.

Over 200 households are expected to participate in the annual community-wide undertaking which has evolved into an Edgewater tradition. Locations are in garages and front, side and rear yards and maps of all locations will be distributed at participating households day of the sale and also will be posted online. To accommodate those who drive to Edgewater for the annual sale, St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church is providing free parking at its Hollywood/Sheridan lot.

For the second year, Special Services Area 26 (SSA), managed by the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, will organize sidewalk sales on the Broadway corridor and the intersecting business districts of Devon, Granville, Thorndale, Bryn Mawr and Berwyn.

Yard Sale deals will be offered by theatre companies, antique stores, health and wellness businesses and additional retailers. A list of participants also will be distributed to browsers and buyers the day of the sale. The eight sponsoring block clubs are BARGE Neighbors Community Organization, Edgewater Beach Neighbors Association (EBNA), Edgewater Glen Association (EGA), Edgewater North Neighbors (ENN), EPIC Block Club, North Edgewater Beach Association (NEBA), Northeast Organization of Neighbors (NEON) and TAHBS Citizens Council.

Edgewater Beach Apartments, the co-op at 5555 N. Sheridan rd., also is participating for the fourth time in 2016.

Four group sites are available to participants who are unable to sell where they live. They are the Barr Funeral Home parking lot, 1228 W.Granville; parking lot at 6044 N. Winthrop; Church of Atonement, 5749 N. Kenmore, and Swift School, 5900 N. Winthrop.

A record number of nine non-profit organizations are participating in the sale this year. They are and their locations: Berger Park Advisory Council, 6205 N. Sheridan; Care for Real, 1254 W. Elmdale; Chicago Friends School, 5944 N. Magnolia; Chicago Police Department 24th District CAPS program, 1242 W. Elmdale; Families Together Cooperatives Nursery School and Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1500 W. Elmdale; Pivot Arts and Rivendell Theatre, 5900 N. Winthrop, and St. Gertrude’s Church, 6200 N. Glenwood.

To register for the sale, e-mail edgewateryardsale@gmail.com.

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