Thursday, April 19, 2007

Dumpster Day this Saturday! Volunteer

Our neighborhood Dumpster Day is this coming Saturday from 8am-11:30am (or until the dumpsters are full). We need some volunteers to help us with this important neighborhood beautification project! If you can volunteer - even for an hour - please contact Chuck Hudson at Reminder: you MUST bring the little blue
card mailed to all residents in order to deposit your junk into the dumpster. Don't show up until 8 am and only residents living in the boundaries of North Willow Glen can make a deposit in the dumpsters. The following materials are prohibited: Tires, wet garbage (kitchen waste), hazardous materials (paint, oil, chemicals, explosives, ammunition, batteries, etc.), dirt or concrete, tar and gravel roofing and tree trunks larger than 6".

Vintage house salvage sales!

Two sales of vintage house components - doors, windows, everything! - one right here in our neighborhood.

MENLO PARK -- 900 OLIVE: SATURDAY & SUNDAY, April 21 & 22, 10am - 5pm.
A 1940's craftsman bungalow, FEATURES: scores of French windows & doors (most unpainted!); knotty pine paneling; oak flooring; all redwood siding; a charming garage with barn-style doors (buy the whole garage!); unique entry door; shower stalls; skylight; apartment-size gas range; wire fencing (rolls); 1500+ bricks in sand; some plants & trees.
DIRECTIONS: El Camino Real (Hwy 82) to Middle Ave (Safeway Store). West on Middle to end. Right on to Olive.

* SAN JOSE -- 1164 CLARK STREET: SATURDAY & SUNDAY, April 21 & 22, 10am - 5pm.
Our third sale is a 1908, Willow Glen, craftsman-style house FEATURING: fabulous (and very hard-to-find) wavy glass picture windows (with tiny little panes running along top of window); original entry door with beveled glass; original multi-panel interior doors with mortise locksets; Doug fir, oak & Pergo flooring; cabinets; appliances; full range of bathroom components; redwood siding; bricks; pavers (lots); flagstone (lots); plants & trees.
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 280 in San Jose, exit Bird Ave South. Left on to Willow. Right on to Clark.