March 11, 2005

Annual spring yard and craft sale is April 30

by Pete Rosenbery

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Civil Service Council's annual spring yard and craft sale is set for Saturday, April 30.

Shoppers may browse for treasures and trinkets from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Arena parking lot adjacent to the round parking lot. There is no parking in the circular lot without prior consent.

Proceeds go to the Civil Service Education Assistance Fund. No refunds will be given.

The cost to sellers for a single space (18 feet wide by 18 feet deep) is $20. The cost for a double space (36 feet wide by 18 feet deep) is $30. Payment is due by 4 p.m., April 27. Sellers renting space on the day of the sale will pay an additional $5.

Regulations prohibit the sale of food, alcohol, firearms, ammunition and hazardous materials. Also prohibited is amplification of any type, including microphones.

The rain date is May 1.

Send checks, payable to SIUC, to Becky Molina, Professional Constituencies Office, Mailcode 4712, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901-4712. For more information, call Molina at 618/453-5249.