Des Plaines residents and shoppers are reminded the 8th Annual Community Garage Sale begins Friday, May 4, 2012, for the 60016 ZIP code. Households in zip code 60016 may host garage sales from Friday, May 4, 2012, through Sunday, May 6, 2012.
The 8th Annual Community Garage Sale begins Friday, May 18, 2012, for the 60018 ZIP code. Households in zip code 60018 may host garage sales from Friday, May 18, 2012, through Sunday, May 20, 2012.
In the case of extreme weather conditions during the weekend of May 4-6, a rain date has been set for May 11-13, 2012. In addition, in the case of extreme weather condition during the weekend of 18-20, a rain date has been set for May 25-27, 2012. Participating households will have the $6 garage sale permit fee waived on these dates only. The alternate date shall only be in effect if major storm events prohibit the sales completely.
Prudential Starck Realtors, located on the corner of Golf and Elmhurst Roads, is again promoting the sale by providing garage sale signs (limit 2) to participating residences and compiling a map of garage sale addresses. Shoppers may check the City website (www.desplaines.org) or contact Prudential Starck Realtors, 847-255-3900, for a map of garage sale locations.
For more information, call the City of Des Plaines at 847-391-5464.