Thursday, August 16, 2007

Yard Sale for Obama

A message from our Obama Kensington-Ditmas group!

It's a big week for Brooklyn and Barack Obama! First up is a local Kensington event -- the Kensington-Ditmas group will be having a yard sale this Sunday, August 19th, from 10 am to 4 pm, at 379 East 8th Street (between Avenue C and Cortelyou Road). If you have items that you'd like to contribute to the sale, they can be picked up from you in advance, you can arrange a time to drop them off, or you can bring them on yard sale day. For further information, to sign up to volunteer, or to arrange pick-up/drop-off of items, please contact Allison Make at

Next up.. the man himself! Barack Obama is coming to the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge (333 Adams Street), next Wednesday, August 22nd, 5:30-7:00 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm). General admission is $25, or $15 with a student ID. Tickets MUST be purchased prior to the event, and they WILL sell out, so be sure to get yours ASAP. Tickets can be purchased online at, or you can purchase paper tickets from Allison ( or at the Kensington-Ditmas yard sale (see above) this Sunday. For more information, please e-mail or call 212-763-4853.