The 5pm Post – Columbia Heights Community Yard Sale & Spring Clean this Sat. and CH Marketplace looking for Artists/Artisans

by Prince Of Petworth March 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm 5 Comments

From an email:

The Columbia Heights Day Initiative (CHDI) — the grassroots nonprofit that presents the popular neighborhood festival every summer — is having its second annual Community Yard Sale & Spring Clean on Saturday, April 2.

Neighbors, apartment buildings and homeowners are having more 30 yard sales throughout the Columbia Heights. Shop for great deals and explore the neighborhood from 10 am to 4 pm this Saturday.

Yard sale locations and details are listed on a Google Map at http://bit.ly/SpringClean11map.

As part of the North Columbia Heights Civic Association’s “Great Day of Service” [http://www.northcolumbiaheights.org/community-service/], CHDI is also collecting donations of home goods and clothing at the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza from 10 am – 4 pm. The donations will benefit Community of Hope, a neighborhood group that works to improve the health and quality of life of low-income, homeless, and underserved families and individuals in DC. Click through to review suggested items to donate — http://www.communityofhopedc.org/kind-donations. Items will also be collected for Amvets — http://www.amvetspickup.org/.

WHAT: Columbia Heights Community Yard Sale & Spring Clean

WHEN: Saturday, April 2, 10 am to 4 pm

WHERE: throughout Columbia Heights

Google Map of yard sales — http://bit.ly/SpringClean11map
Activities and donation site — Columbia Heights Civic Plaza — 14th & Park & Kenyon NW

In other Columbia Heights News:

The Marketplace is looking for local artists and artisans who want to be part of this year’s CH Festivus of fine food, fun, art and entertainment. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on April 22. The application is available on our website — www.chfestivus.org — and Facebook page — www.facebook.com/pages/Columbia-Heights-Community-Marketplace/112318238787899

The Marketplace begins on Saturday, May 7th at 9 a.m. at the civic plaza at 14th Street and Park Road, NW.

It will feature 18 food producers, compared with nine last year, and lots more local artists and entertainment.


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