Spring means many things when it comes around each year. It is a time of re-birth. Plans, flowers, and grass come alive. Birds return and chirp loudly. And many of us determine it's time to clean out the house or garage..or both! And what better way to get rid of things that you no longer need or want than to have a garage sale. Admittedly it is a lot of work to put together a big sale on your own property. But it is especially helpful when more houses in your area have sales at the same time! That is one reason that city-wide garage sales have become so popular!

For the first time ever, and yes, that is hard to believe, the city of Marion has announced that they will be holding their first-ever city-wide garage sale this spring! The sale will take place on Saturday, May 14th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to the City of Marion website, anyone interested in having a sale that day can fill out an entry form. You'll be asked for your home address and also to describe what items you'll have up for sale. Did we also mention that there is NO cost to sign up? Yes, it's FREE.

Anyone in Marion who is interested in taking part needs to sign up by April 24th. Prior to the sale date of May 14th, a list of addresses for all participating houses will be posted at CityofMarion.org. Be watching the city website for more updates and get ready to do some bargain shopping in Marion this spring!

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