Ever heard the story how Mercer Island is haunted by evil spirits? Or how Islanders got around before the I-90…More Floating Bridge was built? The Mercer Island Historical Society has the records, photos and letters to tell you.
The society is also responsible for over a dozen commemorative plaques on the island at sites of historical significance, such as where four 90mm anti-aircraft guns were stationed on Mercer Island during World War II.
The society meets monthly during the spring and fall (March - May, Sept - Nov) at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center.
The Mercer Island Preschool Association serves as an advocate and information clearinghouse for both children and…More preschools on Mercer Island. The association hosts a number of popular holiday events year-round, including the Preschool Fair — a chance to meet representatives from each of the Island's preschools — held every January.
Historically, MIPA has worked to better the well-being and education of young children. It was instrumental in starting a library on Mercer Island, bringing kindergarten to local elementary schools and building playgrounds in Mercerdale Park and the lower level of the Community Center at Mercer View.
Aljoya Mercer Island 2430 76th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Aljoya is a premier retirement community on Mercer Island within walking distance of town. The community offers a…More continuum of care including independent living, assisted living and nursing services. The community's amenities include a fitness center and pool; outings to cultural events and art galas; a library; an in-house theater; and more. For more details about the community, call the office or visit the website.
Creative Learning Center 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 The Creative Learning Center is a Montessori method preschool located in the North Annex of the Mercer Island Community…More and Events Center. Classes are available in two, three or four day allotments and the school offers additional before and after school care and "Kids Club" programs.
The Mercer Island Arts Council (MIAC) is a City Council-appointed board of citizens whose mission is to advise the…More city on investing in local culture and promoting the arts.
The MIAC is composed of 11 voluunteer members, each appointed to four-year terms. The Arts Council supports many high-visibility events and displays, including the I-90 Sculpture Garden, the Community Center Art Gallery and Mostly Music in the Park programming.
The MIAC meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm at the Community Center at Mercer View.
Mercer Island Community and Event Center 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 The award-winning Mercer Island Community & Event Center (MICEC) is the perfect event venue to marry, meet and celebrate…More with family, colleagues and friends.
Situated conveniently between Seattle and Bellevue, the Center is perched high atop Mercer Island with panoramic views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains from nearly every meeting room.
The 42,744 square foot event venue also features a 3,330 square foot banquet room, full-service catering kitchen, WiFi, video and tele-conferencing capabilities throughout, five meeting rooms, an indoor art gallery and outdoor covered terrace.
Affordably priced, centrally located and lots of free parking is available for banquet room rentals, meeting room rentals, and more. Surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty and featuring scenic views from all rooms, the Center is the ideal choice for your next event or meeting.