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This Week on Mercer Island
Time to shop
Friends and Family Night at the Mercer Island Thrift Shop is from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, March 9. There will be hors d’oeuvres and all merchandise is 20 percent off. Thrift store sales all go to benefit Mercer Island Youth and Family Services.
Boys & Girls Club phone-a-thon
The Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club is continuing its annual phone-a-thon today and tomorrow. Money earned will provide funds for scholarships and operating overhead. Those who do not receive a phone call can donate online at: www.positiveplace.org.
WSDOT to talk at Chamber lunch
The Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce luncheon is at noon, March 5, at the Community Center at Mercer View. The luncheon will include speakers from WSDOT who will discuss the I-90 bridge closures in May and July. The first phase of expansion joint replacement project will take place May 4-23, leaving the I-90 express lanes closed around the clock. To reserve your space at the luncheon, call 232-3404. Cost: $18 at the door.
Youth Theatre Northwest will present “Fiddler on the Roof,” the timeless classic about family, tradition and what happens when everything changes. Performances begin March 6. Call 232-4145 or go to www.youththeatre.org for tickets.
Youth Job Fair
Teens, mark your calendar for the annual Youth Job Fair between noon and 4 p.m., March 15, at the Community Center at Mercer View. The event is sponsored by Mercer Island Youth and Family services. For information, call 275-7869.