This Week on Mercer Island

ICW planting

Help plant and water 300 trees and plants on the Island’s newest trail along Island Crest Way, south of S.E. 68th Street. A planting demonstration will be held at 9 a.m. at S.E. 73rd and ICW. Work is expected to continue until 1 p.m. Parking is available by Wildwood Park (7400 86th Avenue S.E.). Neighbors along the trail are asked to make water available for the new plants. Bring gloves and a shovel, wheelbarrows and watering cans. For information, call Amanda Stuckey, (206) 730-1514.

IMS Ski Swap

Islander Middle School’s Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap is Nov. 8. Not only do donors earn money from the consigned items, but they help the IMS PTA fund student programs. Information, inventory forms and tags for consignment goods are available at school offices or may be downloaded from Consignment check-in is from 3 until 8:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, at the Islander Middle School gym. The Ski Swap Sale is from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Islander gym.

Taste of Yoga

Sample yoga styles taught by local instructors, shop and bid on auction items all in one place from 8 until 10:30 a.m. at the CCMV. Donations go to Mercer Island Youth and Family Services. Local business will be providing raffle and silent auction items. Bring a towel or mat and water. Sponsors are still needed. Please contact Roger Kjos at YFS, (206) 236-3543, or

Parade photos

Check our Web site for a Homecoming Parade slideshow and more at

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