Village Yard Sales
Grantfork Yard Sales will be from Thursday, Oct. 1 from 3 to 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon.
The free Homework Hotline will be manned by SIU students whose area of expertise is in math and will only be a phone call away to help students in fifth to eighth grades. The hotline will be open from through May 6. Hours are Sunday through Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. Call (618) 650-3072.
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Textile Trailer at Grantfork Elementary
The trailer will be at the school from Sept. 25-Oct. 5.
Clothing: Nothing wet, mildewed or on hangers in bin.
Shoes: Need to be paired, tied together or rubber banded. Not accepting: shoes with holes, winter insulated boots, house slippers, metal spikes, roller blades, ice skates, or spiked high heels more than 2 inches.
Accessories: Purses, handbags, backpacks, hats, belts, house hold linens (no carpets or rugs).
Toys: One-piece toys less than 12 inches. No puzzles, racetracks or board games. Can take building blocks or Legos, if bagged separately.
Books: No magazines, encyclopedias or hymnals.
This is a fundraiser for the benefit of both Alhambra and Grantfork schools.
To submit items to the Grantfork News, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 488-7603 or (618) 910-9215.