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Updated: July 29, 2016

     
The Collectors are on their way to East Aurora NY!

Hello Collectors!! Convention 2016 took place on Friday July 29 and July 30, 2016 in the East Aurora NY area. While some of our regulars couldn't make it, we had a few new faces come to make up the difference! The new venues worked really well, especially using the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge for the sale, since it was located right on Main Street. The Late Fall Newsletter will be mailed out to club members reporting everything that went on at Convention 2016!



Schedule from the 2016 Convention:

DATE EVENT WHERE
FRIDAY JULY 29, 2016 Social Hour/Sale Set-up The sale this year will be at the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge, 645 Main Street, East Aurora NY. Set-up for dealers will be on Friday afternoon (more details to come). The club is planning to hold a social hour from 3:00 to around 4:30ish on Friday at the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge. Social hour is for club members and their guest and friends of the club. If you are a seller/vendor, Becky will be in touch with everyone about all the details of sale preparation.
FRIDAY JULY 29, 2016 FPCLUB BOARD MEETING? (board members only, rest of you don't have to worry about this!) TENTATIVE! The board holds their annual meeting during the convention, usually on Friday. The current president is not attending this year, (and we no longer have the church as our meeting place) so this one is still being planned out!
FRIDAY JULY 29, 2016
6:00 to roughly 8:00
ANNUAL CLUB DINNER This year's dinner will be at the Bravo Cafe and Catering in Elma NY, one town west of East Aurora NY. Street address is 5781 Seneca Street, Elma NY. Dinner is from 6:00 to 8:00. This is a new location for us, so we are quite excited to see how it works out! The dinner is for CLUB MEMBERS AND THEIR INVITED GUESTS ONLY. For club members to come to the dinner, invitations were mailed out in late June/early July. If for some reason you (as a club member) did not receive one and wants to come, email us pronto at fpclub@att.net! If you can come, mail back the invitation with your check. Prices are $22 a person. We have a Paypal option for paying at Paypal Page. Dinner will be buffet style; with some Fisher-Price related entertainment too!
SATURDAY JULY 30, 2016
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
CLUB'S ANNUAL SALE (OPEN TO EVERYONE!) The club's sale will be at the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge located at 645 Main Street in East Aurora NY. Hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The sale will be inside the building in their multi-purpose room. Usually there are 8-10 vendors selling classic Fisher-Price toys. The sale is part of the East Aurora Chamber of Commerce's Street and Sidewalk Festival. See the Toy Sale Page for more info about parking, etc. If you are interesting in selling at the sale, see the potential vendor page.
SATURDAY JULY 30, 2016
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
EAST AURORA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S STREET AND SIDEWALK FESTIVAL The Chamber of Commerce's Street and Sidewalk Sale will take place on Main Street in East Aurora, from roughly Pine Street to Riley Street. The club's sale is an official part of this event. Activities include: food vendors, sidewalk chalk, games, local business booths, music, and entertainment. Open to everyone!


MAPS: Below are maps to Bravo Cafe and Catering. First one shows a general map of the Buffalo/East Aurora area; the second is a close-up of the Elma area which is about 6 miles west of East Aurora. The third is of East Aurora showing the location of the Toy Sale, the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge in East Aurora NY.









Hope to see everyone there!









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