This Week on Mercer Island

Fall Recycling event is Saturday

An Island favorite, the fall recycling event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, to the Mercer Island Boat Launch, 3600 East Mercer Way. The collection day allows Islanders to safely dispose of old equipment and household items. For information, call (206) 275-7608 or download a flyer listing what you can bring at

MIHS recycling drive

Bring unwanted electronic items between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Oct. 25-26, to Bayley Construction at 8005 S.E. 28th St. during a recycling drive sponsored by the MIHS Senior Class Scholarship & Safety Committee. Larger items require a fee. Call Joan Bayley, (206) 940-4611.

Moonlight Madness at QFC

Both Mercer Island QFCs will host a Moonlight Madness party for children on Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (South QFC) and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (North QFC). The parties will feature a pumpkin toss, games, cake decorating, coloring contests and costume judging, as well as a visit from Island police. Call (206) 232-0102 for information.

Bicycle workshop

Islanders are invited to comment at the city’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities (PBF) Plan Public Workshop at 7 p.m., Oct. 28, at the CCMV. The city is updating the PBF Plan. Contact Joy Johnston at 275-7791 for details.

Costume sale

The Mercer Island High School Drama Department is holding a Fantastic Costume Sale just in time for Halloween! Find clothing, accessories, props, everything you need to dress up. The sale is from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, at the high school on the Performing Arts Center Stage. Proceeds to benefit MIHS Drama.

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