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Around the Bend; Mandarin Garden Club Having Annual Sale

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Bend; Mandarin Garden Club Having Annual Sale

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Byline: DAN SCANLAN

The Mandarin Garden Club's annual Trash To Treasure Sale kicks off at 8 a.m. today at the clubhouse at 2892 Loretto Road.

Household items, furniture, craft supplies, children's clothing, toys, kitchen items, tools, electronics and items for pets and the holidays will be on sale along with small appliances, luggage and sports equipment through 2 p.m. today. Breakfast and lunch items will be on sale in the clubhouse's cafe area.

The club will next plan for its annual plant sale, set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

-- Eighteen kicking and boxing children and adults helped raise $2,300 for a national charity Feb. 21 when they took part in an hour-long Project Action Foundation martial arts marathon at Mandarin Oaks Elementary School.

Instructor Larry Nichols and students as young as 6 sparred from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. as part of a nationwide program to raise money for the children's charity, making it through 20 rounds of sparring. A corporate sponsor kicked in some of the funds raised, Nichols said.

-- Bring it on down and get it sold from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, as the Mandarin Community Club hosts its annual Community Garage Sale at the historic clubhouse at 12447 Mandarin Road.

Residents can rent their own tables and sell family treasures for $25 each, with advertising included. They can also rent 6-foot-long tables from the club for $20 each or three for $50. Or residents can donate items for sale by the club (no clothing) from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the club house. Proceeds will go the nonprofit club.

Call the club at 268-1622 for information or to reserve a site.

-- The Jewish Community Alliance's Film Series continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, with Ushpizin (The Guests) at its campus at 8505 San Jose Blvd.

-- Five area schools will receive a $250 donation and a special book thanks to an art and essay contest sponsored by the William's Walk community at Bartram Park. …

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