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May 8th: 

The Avalon Garden Club will hold its annual community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 8th.  The Club is asking all participants to socially distance when you visit individual properties, and follow all Covid-19 guidelines.  Here is an announcement regarding new procedures regarding the Yard Sale:  Yard-Sale-Participant-Information  And, you can visit the Garden Club’s website for additional information at

Additionally, the Borough of Avalon will be holding the annual Community Paper Shredding Day on Saturday, May 8th, starting at 9:00am at the Avalon Department of Public Works, 15th Street and Dune Drive.  The Avalon Police Department will be holding its bicycle auction on Saturday, May 8th at 12 Noon, also at Public Works.  The Avalon Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Plant Sale at the firehouse starting at 9:00am, at 31st Street and Dune Drive in Avalon.  The Department will not be holding its Hoagie Sale this year due to Covid-19 concerns.

For the courtesy of volunteers and employees, please follow all current Covid-19 protections and guidelines, thank you!