21ST ANNUAL TAG SALE IN DUBOCE PARK SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2019
Clean out your closets and garages, the 21st Annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale is Saturday, September 7, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in Duboce Park.
The event is an annual community get together that neighbors look forward to for both shopping and socializing. People of all ages always walk away with bargains they just can’t resist. The proceeds are used for improvements to Duboce Park.
Friends of Duboce Park have used funds raised at the tag sales to help build the Children’s Playground that opened in 2000, the Scott Street Labyrinth that opened in 2007, and the Youth Play Area that opened in June 2012, a new coat of paint for the playground and replacement of two rusting staircases in the playground in 2016, and lighting in the alley on the north side of the Harvey Milk Recreation Center for the Arts.
Many of the volunteers who will be helping at the Tag Sale this year first came to Duboce Park with their parents as infants and now they have become an important part of the tag sale staff. The merchandise at the tag sale reflects the change in demographics in the Duboce Triangle. There was no children’s or toy department at our first tag sale in 1997 but now those two categories are two of our largest. The clothing section still has the largest selection of merchandise.
Donations will be accepted at the rental truck that will be parked in the park near the Photo Center from 5:30-7 p.m. from Tuesday, September 3 through Friday September 6 and before the event on Saturday, September 7.
Come join the fun and look for those hidden treasures that are sure to be there.
TAG SALE DONATION GUIDELINES
We start collecting donations on Tuesday 9/3, 5:30-7 p.m., at the rental truck parked in the park near the Photo Center and will continue accepting through Friday. You can also drop off donation items on Saturday morning before 9 a.m.
Here’s a short list of items that can be donated: books, videos, clothes, linens, kitchen items, baskets, decorative, seasonal, sporting goods, toys, collectibles, and more. Please note that furniture will not be accepted.
Unfortunately, there are items that we cannot accept because Goodwill will not accept them) and no one else wants them: furniture; items that are stained, torn, or broken; large appliances (washers, dishwashers, refrigerators); small non-working appliances (microwaves, toasters); non-working electronics; non-digital TVs, non-flat screen TVs; baby cribs; bed pillows, mattresses and water beds; snow skis; oil-based cleaning supplies, paints and thinners; computers, peripherals, and manuals; auto parts and tires; sinks and showers; piping; water heaters; bath tubs; stained carpets; and, infant and baby car seats.