Staff throws ‘Gilligan’s Island’ themed celebration for residents.
An intimate crowd of Islanders gathered at Mercerdale Park on Thursday to celebrate Mercer Island Women's Equality Day, continuing a tradition established last year.
Northwood Elementary, the first new school building constructed on Mercer Island in more than 50 years, will open for classes when the 2016-17 school year begins Aug. 31.
Park news in Mercer Island.
Longtime Island resident Margaret Engstrom Quarles died on Aug. 7 from a heart malfunction. She was 101 years old.
Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) Marine Patrol Sergeant Brian Noel, Services Commander Leslie Burns and Training Sergeant Jeff Magnan jump into Lake Washington after Seafair Weekend.
Upcoming concerts in Mercer Island.
After an eight-number performance by the line dancing Antique Kids last Tuesday at Covenant Shores to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary, one of its original members, Fay Christensen, announced that she would be retiring.
Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) concludes its Summerstock Season with "Cats," a legendary musical by award winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Mercer Island High School science teacher Larry Bencivengo has always had an interest in neuroscience. His interest in ophthalmology has, in its own way, come about with age.
Rainey Rosenwald, age 7, took some time away from summer fun to help those in need.
By Jane Meyer-Brahm, Special to the Reporter
This fall, the city of Mercer Island will continue to work with University of Washington's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to provide adults over 50 with a venue to come together, share intellectual interests and meet new people.
The Antique Kids, a line dance group comprised of dancers between the ages of 62-91, are celebrating 20 years of entertaining and 20 years of performing at the Evergreen State Fair.
Suzanne Zahr's gallery will feature Mercer Island artist Elissa Eng and 12-year-old harpist Carla Mory at Thursday's monthly art and wine event, to be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 4.
Island Books is hosting a "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" release party, a.k.a. Hogwarts class reunion, at 10 p.m. Saturday.
There's a lot to look forward to at Mercer Island's Summer Celebration, from the community parade to fireworks at Luther Burbank. But one of the beloved events by Islanders young and old will be taking place during the downtown festival: the Mercer Island Car Show.
A new juried art show, "Summer Showcase," runs July 25 to Sept. 9 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center (MICEC). The show features four local artists: Pamela K. Beer, Tony Halstead, Marsha Karr and Fiona K. Lau.
The Rotary Club of Mercer Island welcomed its new club president, Bruce Fletcher, on July 1.
For over 30 years, Youth Theatre Northwest has served youth from the Puget Sound region with high-quality arts education, producing dynamic theatre for thousands of families, introducing young audiences to the magic of the performing arts while inspiring developing actors with the thrill of live performance.