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2040 84th Avenue SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206.275.7609
Fax: 206.275.7868
Email: miparks@mercergov.. . .
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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City of Mercer Island / Parks & Recreation / Recreation Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

Movies in the Park! -  August 19
Join us for another great year of movies in Mercerdale. FREE family movies are shown on a giant inflatable screen in Mercerdale Park. Participants should bring blankets, lawn chairs, and flashlights. Movies are cancelled during inclement weather, so please call the Mercer Island Community & Event Center at 206.275.7609 to confirm showings on bad weather days. Fun activities and crafts related to the movie will begin an hour before show time. Flashlights, warm blankets, and chairs are encouraged. Refreshments sold on site. Sponsored by Mercer Island FC.
Finding Dory, August 19, 8:36 pm
Camp Burbank Community Campout - August 12 & 13, 12 pm - 12 pm
Camp Burbank's Community Campout is a great way to "get away from it all" and still be close to home. We do all the hard work like cooking, cleaning and coming up with FUN things for you to do. All you are responsible for is your tent, personal items, and sleeping bags! Activities will include fishing, beach play, swimming, volleyball and more, all in beautiful Luther Burbank Park! Campsite, Saturday night dinner, smores, snacks, drinks and Sunday morning breakfast provided. Children must register with an adult. Meet us in the meadow. Call 206.275.7609 to register.
Course #: 17056
Fee: $45 Ages 13+, $35 Ages 4-12 and $5 Ages 1-3, Free 0-11 months
Location: Luther Burbank Park Meadow
Adventure Playground at Deane's Children's Park - *All Summer Long!
Adventure Playground is a one of a kind play area that allows kids to create their own play adventure! Nestled in the wooded forest of Deane's Children's Park, children are provided toolboxes, various building supplies, safety items and the freedom to create build-it-yourself play zones with the guidance of staff. The Adventure Playground is also available for parties or private rentals. NOTE: Children must be 12 years of age to be left unsupervised. Parents are encouraged to stay and play with their children. Limited staff members are on site for observation. Waiver must be on file and can be signed once to cover entire summer. Everyone entering the playground must wear hard soled, close-toed shoes! Building supply donations such as lumber, nails, tools and rope are always welcome during our program months of operation (See below). Sponsored by JayMarc Homes. Ages: Kids of all ages, under 12 must be accompanied by an adult

Days: Tue, Thr, Sun during summer and Sun during month of September
Date/Time: Jun 27 - Sep 28*, 1pm - 4pm
Fee: $5 Suggested Donation Per Child Location: Deane's Children's Park
*Playground will be closed on Jul 2, 4 & 9.

Private Rentals available! $125/hour on open days and on-Island Camps; $150/hour on off days & off-Island Camps. Please email or call 206.275.7863 for rental information, questions, or to coordinate materials donations.
Arts Council Programs
Click here to go to Arts Council Event Listings (including Movies at Aljoya, Mostly Music in the Park, and Shakespeare in the Park) 

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation
Annual Special Events

Items with an * denote pre-registration is required.
*Parents Night Out As scheduled throughout the year MI Community & Event Center Ages 4 to 12
Spring Egg Hunt Saturday before Easter Mercerdale Park Spring egg hunts for kids
Leap for Green Early April MI Community & Event Center Sustainability Fair
*Run Like a Girl 5K Mid May Luther Burbank Park All Ages
Greenway Days End of June Luther Burbank Park Greenway events including fishing & boating
Shakespeare in the Park July & August Luther Burbank Amphitheater Live Shakespeare performances
Summer Celebration 2nd full weekend in July

Mercerdale Park & Downtown Streets
Fireworks at Luther Burbank Park

Community festival
*Community Camp Out July Luther Burbank Park Overnight family camp out with activities
Mostly Music in the Park Thu Late Summer Mercerdale Park Summer music concerts in the park
Movies in the Park July/August Mercerdale Park Outdoor movies
*Senior Lunches Bi-Monthly MI Community & Event Center Themed lunches
Tree Lighting & Firehouse Munch 1st Friday in December Mercerdale Park & North Fire Station Annual tree lighting with treats & activities
*Santa early December MI Community & Event Center Event with Santa and his elves


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