Blooming Prairie's citywide garage sale will be Saturday, May 13, starting at 8AM. The deadline to sign up is almost here. Thursday, May 4, is the sign-up date if you want your sale included in the promotion. Stop by US Bank to sign up -- $10 will get your name on the map along with official garage sale signs, balloons and advertising.

Other happenings that weekend will include the Friends of the Blooming Prairie Library hosting a book sale on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13. Books, CDs and DVDs will be on sale.

The Blooming Prairie Cancer Group will serve lunch on the 13th at the First Lutheran Church. The menu includes sloppy joes, chicken salad croissants, potato salad, potato chips, and coffee and lemonade. Take out will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group. The church is on First Street Southwest.