SAVE-THE-DATE: Saturday, October 14, 2017 28th Annual West 104th Street Block Association Block Party

Dear Neighbor:

We hope to see you at our 28th Annual West 104th Street Block Party on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10AM to 5PM. The party will be held on West 104th Street between West End Ave. and Riverside Drive.Browse our vendor tables, listen to music, and buy a raffle ticket or block association items. 

Now is a good time to clean out your closets and book shelves! Donate your items to our What-A-Bargain table and Book Table.

Donate to What-A-Bargain:

Make available second-hand bargains, including jewelry, knick-knacks, kitchenware, toys, unopened personal care products, embroidery kits, and more. (Please, no clothing and no exercise/computer equipment.) To arrange a delivery time, please contact Joyce Mann at or 212-721-6341. (Back up contact: 516-238-4609 or 516-330-5397.) Please pack your donations in bags marked, “Block Party.” Please do not leave items with a doorman.

Donate to the Book Table:

Recycle your cookbooks, mysteries, novels, plays, poetry, history, biographies, memoirs, children’s books, coffee-table volumes, atlases, dictionaries, single-volume scores, and other books and CDs. Please pack your donation in bags marked “Block Party,” and leave them with the 320 RSD doorman beginning Sept. 23.

No Books Accepted After October 12.

Donate to the Bake Table:

Display your skills baking cookies, cakes, pies, snacks, finger food, and other original creations. Please call Alex Grannis at 212-316-1644 or Lynn Max at 212-666-3129. Kids, you have a special table!

Donate to the Silent Auction:

Find a happy home for your neglected antiques, vintage collectibles, posters, photographs, paintings, theater tickets, household items in their original boxes, and services (piano lessons? baking?). Please contact Hanna Rubin at 212-865-4579 or  

Volunteer Your Time:

Do you have an hour? Would you like to lend a hand at the Silent Auction, What-a-Bargain, Book Sale, Bake Sale, or set up and break down? Please contact Mary Koval at, 917-969-1984.

Still Time to Rent a Vending Space!
Reserve a 10 x 10 foot slot to display your gently used clothing, jewelry, and household items. Please log on to or call Gary Waskow at 212 932-9082.   

See you on October 14!

Mary Koval, President West 104th Street Block Association

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