Special thanks to Whole Foods Market in Park Ridge for being our major event sponsor.
Community Garage Sale
Maine Township's popular annual 80-family Community Garage Sale will be held, rain or shine, Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 9 AM to 2 PM in the parking lot of Maine Township Town Hall, 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge. Space reservations for Maine Township residents will be accepted beginning August 3 at 9 AM and on August 10 at 8:30 AM for all others. Spaces, which must be paid for at the time of reservation, are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and always sell out quickly.
No donated merchandise will be accepted for resale again this year. But, residents can still participate in other ways.
How to Get Involved
- Reserve a space to sell your own treasures
- Make a financial donation
- Come by to shop on the day of the sale
Garage Sale Space ReservationsThere are no refunds on spaces once purchased. Spaces are available for the following fees:
- $25 for 8' x 16' outdoor space
- $30 for 8' x 16' premium outdoor space
- Table rentals are available for $10 additional
- $50 for indoor space inside the garage (fee includes table rental)
Garage Sale Event Sponsors
Proceeds from the event benefit the Adventure Maine Township Summer Camp and the Township's Emergency Food Pantry. The camp program, coordinated by the Township's MaineStay division, gives at-risk youth, ages 8 through 13, the opportunity to participate in cultural and recreational experiences to which they may not otherwise have access. The food pantry, a service of the General Assistance department, serves an average of over 200 families per month throughout the year and even more during holiday periods, but the demand never ends.
"This annual event is not only fun, but also raises money for two worthy causes," says Township Supervisor Carol A. Teschky. "We encourage our Township residents to participate, to give financial support, or just come by to shop."
For more information on donations or obtaining a space, please contact Anne Camarano at 847-297-2510 x272 or .