The Greater Rockwell Organization (GRO) hosts its 31st annual garage and yard sale this Saturday and Sunday (June 12 and 13), from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find treasures among other people’s preloved items?toys, books, kitchen appliances, clothing, electronics, sports gear, etc.?at more than 50 Greater Rockwell locations. (GRO covers the area west of Western, north of Montrose, south of Lawrence, and east of the Chicago River). One yard sale location, The Sideshow Theatre Junkyard, is also offering homemade baked goods, and all proceeds will go to benefit the company’s fall 2010 production, Kathleen Akerley’s Theories of the Sun.
Also this weekend, Ravenswood Covenant Church (4900 N. Damen) is hosting its annual rummage sale on Saturday, from 9 a.m.?3 p.m. The sale will feature clothes, furniture, housewares, kids’ items, and more, and will benefit the church’s teen parenting program and youth group.