This Week

Safely dispose of old equipment and household items that have been cluttering your basement or garage. Bring your items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Mercer Island Boat Launch at 3600 East Mercer Way. For a complete list of acceptable items to bring, go to www.mercergov.org.

  • Tuesday, April 8, 2008 3:25pm
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recycling event

Safely dispose of old equipment and household items that have been cluttering your basement or garage. Bring your items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Mercer Island Boat Launch at 3600 East Mercer Way. For a complete list of acceptable items to bring, go to www.mercergov.org.

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, 8236 S.E. 24th St. The day includes activities both indoors and outdoors, such as music, storytelling, pizza, art, live reptile exhibits, gardening and more. Free. For more information, call (206) 275-7609 or go to www,mercergov.org.

ICW and

Merrimount review

Drop by anytime between 7 to 9 p.m. on April 16 at the CCMV to hear about the effectiveness of temporary improvements to the Island Crest Way/Merrimount Drive/S.E. 44th Street Intersection. For more information, please visit the project Web page: www.mercergov.org/ICWMerrimount.

Parenting Town

Hall Meeting

A meeting is set for next week to discuss how to reduce risky behaviors in youth. See Page A5 for details.

Jewish themes in opera at the JCC

The Stroum Jewish Community Center in partnership with the Seattle Opera, is presenting “Opera Sings the Soul: Exploring Opera’s Cultural Connections.” Discussions will center on opera’s connection with Jewish themes and performers. A preview and opening reception is from 7 until 9 p.m. on Monday, April 14 at the JCC. For more information go to www.sjcc.org.


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