ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- With many families spending more time than ever at home, it may be time to bring in new baby and kids gear, toys and clothes while staying on a budget. Later this month, central New Jersey families will flock to one of the state’s largest consignment sales -- the annual three-day sale hosted by Just Between Friends (JBF).  

Items that will be sold at the Robbinsville JBF - at 50 to 90 percent off retail prices --  include key children's necessities such as strollers, car seats, swings, bouncy seats, and pack-n-plays.  Toys such as ride-on toys, bikes, outdoor play equipment; games, arts & crafts; books, puzzles, DVD’s and CD's. Infant and toddler clothing and toys;girls, boys, juniors and young men’s clothing; and maternity clothing also will be sold for those growing kids. Finally, nursery items such as gliders, bedding, lamps, and décor also will be available.

Jennifer Grant of Just Between Friends said that they anticipate the sale to be bigger than ever.

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"It's been one year since our last sale in the area," said Grant. "People have been clearly spending their quarantine cleaning out their closets. We have more items than ever."

The normal spring sale in April was canceled at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey. 

"Our shoppers and consignors can't wait to come.  We miss them and haven't seen them in a year.  They're like our own little family," added Grant. 

The JBF sale will be held between Friday, September 25 and Sunday, September 27 at Robbinsville’s Field House located at 153 West Manor Way. Shoppers are encouraged to register for their shopping times in advance as capacity limits will be observed.  

On Friday, September 25 doors open at 10:00 am for early pass holders; then first-time parents and grandparents are welcomed at 2:00 pm. Free shopping opens for “Hometown Heroes” such as teachers, military, first responders, adoptive and foster parents, doctors, nurses and EMTs at 3:00pm. Then the sale opens to the public at 4:00 pm until 8:30 pm. 

On Saturday, September 26 the sale opens at 8:00 am until 3:00pm.  The final day of the sale, Sunday, September 27 between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm, features the deepest discounts with an additional 50 percent off most items. 

To give shoppers more space to socially distance while browsing, the sale will cover the entire 60,000 square feet facility. Full safety protocols will be in place including extensive surface sanitization and plexiglass barriers. Shoppers are asked to wear masks in addition to comfortable walking shoes to make their way around the full field. 

To register for the Just Between Friends Mercer County Sale CLICK HERE. For more information, also visit the Just Between Friends Mercer County page on Facebook.

Vendor opportunities also are available for businesses or organizations that are family focused. 

Items that are not sold, or retrieved by their owner at the end of the sale days, are donated to Children’s Futures. 

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