KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 – A Communitywide Garage Sale will be held in Kenilworth on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, 2014. This major event, sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society, will take place, rain or shine, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. Nearly 200 residences will be participating.
Residents who register and pay a $12 fee to hold garage sales at their homes anytime during the Oct. 4/Oct. 5 weekend will receive a certificate representing the Borough’s permission to proceed and will benefit from the Kenilworth Historical Society’s statewide advertising of the communitywide event via major newspapers, Web sites and prominently placed signage and fliers. The addresses of registered participating residences will be included in a Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale listing and map that will be available in quantity, free of charge, at the Kenilworth A&P Customer Service desk (801 Boulevard), Borough Clerk’s Office (567 Boulevard), Public Library (548 Boulevard), and Especially Yours Florist (13 N. 20th Street) after Oct. 1. The listing also will be posted on the Borough of Kenilworth Web site (www.kenilworthborough.com).
Communitywide Garage Sale registration forms with instructions may be obtained at the Kenilworth Borough Clerk’s Office/Borough Hall, Public Library, Especially Yours Florist and on the Borough of Kenilworth Web site. For further information, please call 908-709-0434.
The Kenilworth Historical Society is sponsoring the Communitywide Garage Sale as a service to the community. Any proceeds after Borough permit fees, advertising and other related costs are paid will benefit the organization’s fundraising campaign to help defray the cost of a newly installed elevator that makes the newly restored Oswald J. Nitschke House “living history” museum and cultural arts center fully accessible to everyone. Additionally, the Kenilworth Historical Society will be holding an Attic Sale at the Nitschke House (49 S. 21 Street, Kenilworth) on Saturday, Oct. 4 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.).
The Kenilworth Historical Society is an independent, unpaid volunteer-based, non-profit, tax-exempt, 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the research, preservation and interpretation of the Oswald J. Nitschke House, local history and culture.
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