Arts Council Programs and Events
Indoor Gallery Shows
Mostly Music in the Park
Classics on Film - Fall and Winter Movie Series
“Survivors: A Desert Island Selection on Mercer Island” in the Fall and “Best Picture Oscar-Winning Musicals” which presents the last eight winners in the spring. Presented by The Mercer Island Arts Council, with additional support from The Mercer Island Sister City Association on selected Fridays at Aljoya on Mercer Island. Free and open to the public, with refreshments provided courtesy of Aljoya. Screenings begin with introductions by film historian Lance Rhoades at 7:30pm (unless otherwise noted) and Q&A follows each film. All films are presented with English subtitles unless otherwise indicated.
Day: Fri (dates and movie description below)
Fee: FREE and open to the public
Time: 7:30pm (except as noted). View or download the schedule here.
Location: Aljoya - Theater 2430 76th Ave SE, Mercer Island
Dance for Parkinson's
Dance for PD offers dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners in more than 100 communities and 13 countries around the world, including right here at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center! The class fosters a safe and creative environment for participants and their care partners. Through an engaging approach, students learn to enhance their aesthetic awareness and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and depression. The class is completely free to all participants.
To register: Visit Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation website at www.nwpf.org/participate , call (206) 748-9481 or call toll free at (877) 980-7500. If you have questions about this class, call Shawn Roberts at (206) 518-5232
Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Fall Session Sep 13 – Nov 1, 2017
Winter Session Jan 10 – Feb 28, 2018
Spring Session Mar 21 – May 9, 2018
Summer Session May 30 – Jul 25, 2018
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