Treasures in Miniature Art Show at the MIVAL and More — Play Date!

Fun activities and some sweet deals for the whole family this upcoming week, April 4 – April 11

April 6: First Friday Workshop at the

  • 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • For ages five to twelve.
  • Have a date night in Bellevue after you drop off your kids for an exciting art workshop.
  • Students will enjoy a pizza dinner and snacks, tour Barb Smith’s Making Mends exhibit, then create a piece of art inspired by her work.
  • Cost: $30 per child or $50 for two children
  • Register online. Questions? Call (425) 420-2677

April 7: Kids Workshop

  • 9 am to noon at the Home Depot in Bellevue and Issaquah
  • For kids five to twelve
  • Kids will build a window bird feeder while learning tool safety. In addition to their project, each child also receives a kid-size Home Depot apron and an achievement pin.
  • Cost: Free

April 7: Eggs-travaganza and Flashlight Egg Hunt at

  • 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Eggs-travaganza for kids ages one to six.
  • 8:30 to 9 p.m.  Flashlight Egg Hunt for ages seven to ten.
  • Hop on over to Mercerdale Park for two super fun events. Bring a basket to collect eggs and a flashlight for the Flashlight Egg Hunt.  No kids over six are allowed at the first event, which also features a special area for one to three year olds and NO parents on the field.
  • Cost: Free and no pre-registration required

April 7: PJ Story Time at

  • 6:30 pm
  • For ages three and up with an adult caregiver
  • Enjoy stories with Norm Brecke and refreshments.
  • Cost: Free

April 9: Indoor Playground at the

  • 9:30 am to Noon
  • Kids six and under accompanied by an adult caregiver will enjoy zipping around on scooters and playing with balls, giant blocks and other fun toys. A great place for you and your child to get out of the rain and run, play, socialize and have fun.
  • Questions? Call 206 275-7609
  • Cost: Mercer Island residents, $3.25 per child, non residents, $4.50 per child. Program sponsored by the Mercer Island Preschool Association.

April 10: Preschool Story Time at the

  • 11 am to 11:35 am
  • For ages three to five with an adult caregiver.
  • Stories, music, rhymes and fun alphabet activities.

Sweet Deals

Treasures in Miniature Art Show at the at the

  • View and purchase work by local artists at the opening reception, April 5, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.
  • Show continues until April 28, 2012

Early Bird Special at the Salish Spa

  • Need to escape – however briefly? Book a 50 or 80 minute service at the Salish Spa Monday through Friday from 8 am to 11 am and get $40 off. 
  • After or before you receive your treatment, relax in one of the steam rooms, dry sauna and therapeutic soaking pools.  
  • Call 425 888-2556 to make a reservation.
  • Good through: Offer valid for new bookings only through March 31, 2012 and can not be combined with any other specials.


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