Mercer Island Halloween happenings

Donate Halloween candy to troops overseas


Dr. David Weed is teaming with Operation Gratitude to sweeten the life of deployed soldiers.

The community can help by bringing excess unopened Halloween candy to his office on Thursday, Nov. 1, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The candy will then be shipped to Operation Gratitude, which will send the candy to troops deployed overseas.

All donors will be entered into a drawing for an Oral B electric toothbrush.

Anyone who would also like to send a note to a soldier can include that with the candy.

Dr. Weed’s office is located at 2955 80th Ave. S.E., #101, on Mercer Island.

MIPA Halloween party is Oct. 27

The Mercer Island Preschool Association will host a Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

The party is designed for preschoolers and features Halloween-themed crafts, games, activities and trick or treats. Costumes are encouraged for the costume show and dance party.

Learn more at

South QFC Halloween party

The South end QFC store will host a trick or treat event for kids on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Games and treats will be offered, and the Mercer Island Fire Department will be on hand. Costumes are encouraged.

MI Martial Arts annual Halloween party and food drive

From 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, Mercer Island Martial Arts will host its annual Halloween party and food drive.

The event raises money for the food bank and is the Halloween/Homework fall kickoff event. The community is welcome to attend.

Learn more at

‘Senseless’ YTN’s Haunted Forest continues


Continuing this week, through Oct. 28, is Youth Theatre Northwest’s annual Haunted Forest. This year, ‘Senseless’ is the 40-minute guided performance and tour at Island Crest Park.

More information is at

More Halloween events are listed in this week’s Community Calendar.


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