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Deals on gear, clothes and toys this week

May 21, 2011

While we have some fabulous consignment shops in Brooklyn, sometimes it’s fun to go to an event where you swap and buy used items from parents you see and meet. One of the most famous tag sales for parents is the Manhattan Twins Club sale. Why is it famous? For its stock on double strollers, cribs, duplicate clothing and everything a parent of a twin might need. Don’t think that only parents of twins can go- parents of singletons can find everything they need too. This Tag Sale has double everything- you can pick and choose just what you need for your single babe too!

If you can’t make the trip to Manhattan, then you might check out Monk’s Trunk Children’s Consignment Store. For one week starting tomorrow (Sunday, May 22), a great bulk of new toys at their store will be 40% off. This includes toys from Melissa & Doug, Ambi, Mudpuppy, Westminster, Alex, and Battat. We’re talking bath toys, robo-dogs, dolls (magnetic and paper), bionic hamsters, flying pigs, wooden puzzles, toy horns, shrinky dinks and more! If you’ve got birthday parties coming up, now is your chance to load up.

Monk’s Trunk will be selling these Mudpuppy Play Houses (3 varieties of “My House”, “Monsters” and “School House” are all on sale for $6.)

Manhattan Twins Club Spring Sale
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Most Precious Blood Church
on Baxter just before Canal Manhattan, NY 10001
There are a few tables left to sell baby items- so join us as a seller. Please fill out the online survey and a member will contact you.
At the end of the sale, you will have the opportunity to either sell unsold items to a thrift store vendor or leave the merchandise at the church and the MTC will donate the items to www.BabyBuggy.org or www.RoomToGrow.org. Please note: all proceeds will be given to the Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Foundation.
Monk’s Trunk Children’s Consignment Memorial Day Toy Sale
23 Hawthorne Street
Just off of Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens ( http://bit.ly/MONKMAP)
(718) 398-9324

Sunday: 1 pm to 6 pm
Monday: 10 am to 6 pm [closed on Memorial Day]
Tuesday: closed – by appointment
Wednesday: closed – by appointment
Thursday: 10 am to 6 pm
Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
Note: They will be closed on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30).