This Week

Help out

Wetlands restoration work, sponsored by Friends of Luther Burbank Park, is between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this Saturday, June 14. Meet at the north parking lot at Luther Burbank. Wear weather-appropriate clothes. Tools and brownies supplied. Questions: call 232-7402.

Island summer

Registration for summer camps and classes continue through the Boys and Girls Club (, the City of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation ( and Youth Theatre Northwest ( The library has reading programs ( and more. For more ideas about summer fun, see our calendar section, beginning on page B4.

Art everywhere

Student art from West Mercer Elementary’s fourth-graders is on display through June 13 at the Mercer Island Chamber Gallery, 7613 S.E. 27th St. The Mercer Island Visual Arts League’s (MIVAL) Junior Art Show will be held at Wells Fargo Bank during Summer Celebration, July 12 and 13. Art entries will be accepted at the bank on Monday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each entry costs $2. Participants may pick up entry forms at Wells Fargo Bank, the Chamber of Commerce, Cascade Frames and at their schools. The show is open to students who are in kindergarten through high school. For information, contact Colleen Mohn, 232-2162, or Genny Rees, 232-6354.

Reunion season

The Mercer Island High School Class of 1978 will meet for its 30th reunion beginning at 5:30 p.m., June 27, at the Roanoke Inn. For more information on reunions, check our Calendar section this summer. Today’s Calendar begins on page B5.

Treasure hunt

The annual All-Island Garage Sale is between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this Saturday, June 14, at the CCMV.

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