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43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival hits Seattle, Eastside this month

It’s that time of year for film lovers of the Seattle area and Eastside to unite. The 43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2017

Mercer Island’s Run Like a Girl celebrates female fitness and fun

Fitness aficionados ran through Luther Burbank Park on May 13 for Mercer Island’s annual Run Like a Girl 5K, celebrating female fitness for all ages.… Continue reading

8th annual Stanley Ann Dunham scholarship ceremony is May 20

By Clare Meeker Special to the Reporter The Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship Fund will host its 8th Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony on May 20, at… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017

MIVAL Jr. opens first youth art show

MIVAL Jr. hosts successful first show

  • May 12, 2017

Youth Theatre Northwest presents ‘The Hundred Dresses’

Youth Theater Northwest (YTN) closes another successful school season with a moving tale about immigration, bullying and the innate desire within children to do the… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2017

Mercer Island celebrates ‘Community Appreciation Day’

Islanders gathered at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center on April 28 for “Community Appreciation Day,” which featured a pancake breakfast and hot dog… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2017

Mercer Island Visual Arts League to feature garden photos in May

The Mercer Island Visual Arts League’s opening reception next week will feature a new exhibit, “Garden of Eden,” the art of the winners of MIVAL’s… Continue reading

Mercer Island Rotary announces April students of the month

Mercer Island High School seniors Mitchell Meade, Maya Rudd and James Bellito were named Mercer Island Rotary Club’s students of the month for April. Meade… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

Green Teams in Mercer Island schools celebrate Earth Week

Mercer Island’s Green Teams will be celebrating Earth Week April 17-21. Shoppers at New Seasons Market on Mercer Island will see the artwork of Northwood… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

St. Monica students help feed needy families

St. Monica Middle School students volunteered at Northwest Harvest on March 30, packing 2,800 pounds of bulk pasta into packages suitable for distribution to families… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2017

Healing through heeling | Gratitude Sailing gives back

Stephen Lamson and Andy Maloof have been friends since they played football for Mercer Island’s two rival junior high schools. They both grew up sailing… Continue reading

Registration for Mercer Island summer volunteer programs closes soon

Registration for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services’ summer youth volunteer programs closes at 5 p.m. on April 21. Programs include SVP (Summer Volunteer Program)… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2017

Famous fido meets fans on Mercer Island

Mercer Island’s MercyVet organized a book signing for two authors, Alexandra Day and Tracy Weber, on April 14. Both live in Seattle, and write books… Continue reading

Pagliacci Pizza donates to Mercer Island Schools Foundation

Islander and Pagliacci Pizza co-owner Matt Galvin presented a $10,000 check to the Mercer Island Schools Foundation on April 6 to help it kick off… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2017

MIPA’s 51st annual Circus is April 22

One of Mercer Island’s most anticipated and beloved events, MIPA’s Circus, is coming up on April 22. MIPA [Mercer Island Preschool Association] is celebrating the… Continue reading

Mercer Island students win state Reflections prizes

Three Mercer Island students received awards in the Washington State PTA Reflections arts program. Lauren Pirak of Mercer Island High School received an Award of… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2017

Mercer Island to host egg hunts on April 15

The city of Mercer Island will host two egg hunts, one for ages 1-6 and one for ages 7-12, April 15 at Mercerdale Park. For… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2017

Mercer Island families learn about sustainability at Leap for Green fair

This year’s Leap for Green sustainability fair in Mercer Island had everything from one-week old lambs to music performed by a band of Mercer Island… Continue reading

MIVAL welcomes entries for junior art show, scholarship

Entries Welcome for First MIVAL Jr. Art Show

  • Apr 5, 2017

Mercer Island’s Leap for Green sustainability fair returns this weekend

The city of Mercer Island’s Leap for Green Sustainability Fair returns once again to the Community and Event Center this weekend. Come join the fun… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2017