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Help Us Celebrate
10 Years of Garden Goodies
April 6, 2019 | 10 AM – 3 PM
Garden tool sale starts at 9 AM
Join us for our largest party of the year!
Throughout the day, peruse our pop-up garden center, enjoy live music and tasty treats, chat with gardening pros, purchase locally-grown plants, and attend free workshops.
The sale begins at 9am on Saturday (folks start lining up outside the gates even earlier, eager to dig through piles of garden goodies), and then the party starts at 10am.
Garden Party Forklift
 
FREE workshops—learn from the experts:
Garden Party Family
10:30 – 11:30am
The Benefits of Beekeeping
A Labor of Love

presenter: Josh Calo of Sol Nectar Farm
12:30 – 1:30pm
Sustainable Home Landscapes
presenter: Dani Alexander of Studio AKA
2:30 – 3:30pm
Home Composting Tips & Techniques
presenter: Fritz Gottschalk of Veteran Compost
Browse, shop, and learn from our local vendors and educational partners:
 
Enjoy a fresh local lunch from County Manners, and dance to live music from a variety of bands, including our returning headliner: The Vico Cycle!
The Garden Party is Forklift’s biggest fundraiser each year. Proceeds support our mission to lift up communities.
Become a sponsor of the 2019 Garden Party!
There will be prizes for people and pets dressed in their spring best, so invite your friends, and start planning your stylish garden party ensemble!
Garden Party Family

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Last Call for
Garden Tool Donations!
Refreshing your garden supplies for the coming season? Donate your garden tools, decor, and yard furniture to the ‘Lift! Free pickup service in the DMV.
Learn more and request a pickup
 
Shop In-Store or Online
Shopping
Left to right clockwise: antique silver plate carafe by Frederick Ellis Timm & Co, late 19th or early 20th century (ebay), antique iron shelf brackets (Community Forklift Marketplace), antique Puritan bank or upholstery pins (ebay), Japanese slot machine Gai Kids Pachislo (works with tokens, in store), antique brass double candle sconces (Community Forklift Marketplace), 1960’s vintage 4-bulb vanity light (in store), Ryobi 9-inch bandsaw (in store).
*The cool stuff goes quickly – items pictured may no longer be available.
Community Forklift Marketplace ebay shop ebay shop
 
Forklift recognized by
District 5 Council Member
PG County Shield
“It is people such as you that make our community a wonderful place to live and through your commitment to lifting up local communities by making repairs affordable, reducing waste, promoting reuse, and creating green jobs, District 5 is a better place.”

The Honorable Jolene Ivey
 
March Sale—Only 2 Weeks Left!
Courtyard Clearance
Save 25%
Save on granite & marble, cast iron sinks & tubs, wrought iron security doors, window bars, gates, and more!
*Sale does not include masonry, bricks, and cement blocks.
Visit our website for complete details.
Bath Fixtures
 
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Forklift Fans
Upcoming Forklift Events
 
Forklift First Friday
May 3 | 6 – 8pm
First Fridays are back! Join us for our kick off event on May 3. From May-September on the first Friday of each month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with lively entertainment, local art, food, and craft beer & wine (courtesy of Town Center Market). All ages and friendly, leashed pets are welcome.
Around Town
 
HySwap Logo HySwap Clothesline
Hyattsville Community Exchange of Infant, Children’s & Maternity Clothing, Toys, & Gear April 6, 2019
Donations taken from February 10 to March 24. Learn More
 

 

Fee: $20 per person; advance payment required by March 21. Ages 21 & up. Tickets available via Parks Direct: Learn More
 
Building Futures Pre-Apprenticeship: FREE Training for Women in the Construction Trades
The Metro Council AFL-CIO Community Service Agency is running a free six week pre-apprenticeship program for women in Prince George’s County interested in working in the construction trades. Contact Sylvia Casaro Dietert for more information at (202) 974-8223.
Applications accepted beginning March 25, 2019.
Woman in construction
 
COMMUNITY FORKLIFT
301-985-5180 | www.CommunityForklift.org
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781
(5 minutes from DC, near Hyattsville)
Open 7 days a week, from 9am – 7pm
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