End of Summer Programming & Children’s Tag Sale!
September 14th Back to School Pizza Party
September 24th Children’s Tag Sale
Children’s Tag Sale, Sunday, September 24th
On Mount Vernon Street between Charles and Brimmer Street.
Donations accepted at our tables between 8:30am-11am. Sale begins promptly at noon.
The Tag Sale is part of the fun day planned for the HillFest on the streets of Beacon Hill, sponsored by the Beacon Hill Civic Association.
The Tag Sale is the perfect chance for you to clean out last year’s closets and pick up items in the next size up! Snow gear, rain boots, snow boots, used children’s clothing in great shape, we’ll take it! We also sell toys, books, strollers, bicycles–everything in good condition please!
The funds we raise at the Tag Sale pay for all our events at the playground throughout the year. Anything we do not sell at the sale, we donate on to the wonderful organization Cradles to Crayons.
TAG SALE DONATION GUIDELINES:
Drop off your donations on the day of the sale from 8:30 to 11am at our tables on Mount Vernon Street, near the Hill House. If you need to drop off donations in the days beforehand, email Renee Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org Come back and shop at 12pm!
Clothing: Clean, with no major stains. Bottoms, tops, outerwear, pajamas, accessories. Sizes 0—16. Swimwear, socks and underwear must be new. Shoes: sneakers, sandals, casual and dress shoes, boots. Secure matched pairs with rubber bands, and tag with the size, that will be so helpful for our shoppers!
Books: board books, picture books, Easy Readers, coloring books, chapter books, and foreign language
books. No explicitly commercial books.
Equipment: infant and toddler car seats, pack ‘n plays, swings, bouncy seats, safety gates, high chairs/booster seats, changing tables, cribs/toddler beds/mattresses, excersaucers, strollers. All equipment must be less than 5 years old (verify by inspecting manufacturer’s date), in perfect working order, with manufacturer’s instructions, and all hardware and attachments. Package hardware and attachments in a Ziplock bag and attach to equipment. If batteries are required for operation, please discard old batteries and include new ones. *If cribs do not include complete instructions and all the hardware, we will not be able to accept them. Copies of instructions are often available by contacting manufacturer directly.
Toys: action figures, scientific and educational toys, bikes/scooters, building sets/blocks/models, dolls, electronics, musical toys, pretend play/dress up, puzzles, games, vehicles, sports equipment. Toys should be in perfect shape, cleaned, and must contain all pieces and instructions. If batteries are required for operation, please discard old batteries and include new ones.
We do not accept stuffed animals, videos, computer games or violent toys.
Myrtle Street Playground Enhancement sponsors!
Sarah & Walter Donovan
Lisa & Patrick Taffe
Barbara & Amos Hostetter
Amelia & Michael Larsen
Liz & Tim Morningstar
Sun & Moon
Beacon Hill Wine and Spirits
Fiona & James Benenson
Gail Bray in Memory of Eileen Fitzpatrick
Rebecca & Rob Coffin
Marybeth Nelson & JC Considine
Jackie & George McCabe
Alex & Alexis Rogers
Jessica & Daniel Shmitz
Kimberly & JC Stamler
In kind sponsorships
Every summer the Friends of the Myrtle Street Playground sponsor weekly Thursday afternoon programming from June through August. In the fall, the Playground hosts a Back to School BBQ, an annual Tag Sale Fundraiser, and Halloween BOO Party. Spring brings the Easter Egg Hunt and an annual playground clean-up.
Click around here to find out more about the committee and our events! We recommend you join our mailing list below as is it the very BEST way to keep up with the events and last minute changes. We look forward to seeing you at the playground!
Thank you from a group of neighborhood moms!
Amanda, Amelia, Debra, Jeannine, Jessica, Katelyn, Kristen, Linda, Lisa, Marybeth, Namrita, Patty, Rachael, Rebecca, Renee, Tara