'Mega' Garage Sale Begins in Darien: Friday's Morning Report
An American Red Cross babysitter certification course and a home salvage auction in Hinsdale are also among the things you should know about for Aug. 17.
1. A "Mega Garage Sale" begins Friday in Darien at 8014 Farmingdale Dr. It runs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sunday. "If you need it, we got it," the event's Patch listing reads. See that listing for more info.
2. Skies will be sunny Friday and the high will reach 75 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Friday night, clear skies and a low of 53 are expected.
3. The Hinsdale Police Department is hosting an all-boys American Red Cross babysitter certification class Friday at 10 a.m. "If you’re 11 to 15 years old, you can get the knowledge, skill, and confidence to care for infants and school-age children," the event's Patch listing reads. "This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism; safety and safe play; and first aid." See the listing for more info.
4. Looking ahead, there's a home salvage auction taking place in Hinsdale Saturday at 138 E. 4th St. The auction begins at 9 a.m. "Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to snap up this Misson style kitchen and it's appliances!" the event's Patch listing reads. "Should you fail this mission, your wife will self destruct in 10 seconds." See the listing for more info.
5. This morning on Patch is a quick item about the Hinsdale man who chased down and restrained an alleged armed robber in the village last month. Richard Dynis was honored at Tuesday's Village of Hinsdale Board of Trustees meeting.
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