Island Crest Way & Merrimount
The city is holding a drop-in meeting tonight, April 16, at the Community Center at Mercer View between 7 and 9 p.m. about the effectiveness of temporary improvements at the intersection of Island Crest Way and Merrimount Drive. For more information, please visit the project Web page, www.mercergov.org/ICWMerrimount.
Hear from Island parents, college students and young adults about what worked for them on expectations and setting limits from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, at Islander Middle School.
The Mercer Island Fire Department will be hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. Non-perishable food donations to benefit Northwest Harvest and MI food bank are welcomed. This could be the first chance to view the new fire engines.
Leap for Green
An Earth Day Celebration for kids of all ages is between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on April 19 at the Community Center at Mercer View. Indoor and outdoor activities include music, storytelling, pizza, art, live reptile exhibits, gardening and more. Measure your carbon footprint, learn about easy ways to take care of the environment and join the party. Free admission. For more information, call 275-7609 or go to www.mercergov.org.
The Monkey King
Youth Theatre Northwest Conservatory Troupe will present the story of the “The Monkey King,” by Wu Chen-En, beginning Friday, April 25, with an opening night gala. Performances will continue through May 10. For information on the gala or to buy tickets for other performances, go to www.youththeatre.org or call 232-4145, ext. 109.