Mercer Island

Spring / Summer 2017

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Guide

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Spring Eggs-travaganza! Lil'Ones Egg Hunt Hop on over to Mercerdale Park for the annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt just for the little ones! Our resident bunny & frog have been hard at work putting together eggs, candy and prizes for everyone and plan to make a special visit to the egg hunts to say "hello". Bring a basket and your sweet tooth and get ready to hunt for goodies. Find a golden egg for the "eggstra" special surprise. Please, no children over the age of 6. *Note that there are two separate start times depending on age. No registration required. *No parents in the field for ages 4-6. Sponsored by Windermere Real Estate, Smith Brothers Farms and Mercer Island FC. Ages: 1 - 6 Date: Apr 15 Times: 4pm (1 - 3 yr olds), 5pm* (4 - 6 yr olds) Fee: $5 Donation/Family Location: Mercerdale Park Flashlight Egg Hunt That's right! This one is done in the dark and was created exclusively for older kids! Bring your flashlight and a basket to haul off your loot. Lots of eggs, candy and prizes for everyone. Find the golden egg during our Eggstravaganza for an "eggstra" special surprise. No parents on the field. No registration required. Sponsored by Windermere Real Estate, Smith Brothers Farms and Mercer Island FC. Ages: 7 - 12 Date/Time: Apr 15, 8:30pm Sharp! Fee: $5 Donation/Family Location: Mercerdale Park Leap for Green Family Fair An Earth Day event for the whole family! Arts/crafts, education, entertainment, music, vendors, food and fun. Sponsored by Republic Services and Mercer Island Chiropractic. Ages: All Date/Time: Apr 1, 10am - 2pm Fee: FREE Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Run Like A Girl: Hard, Fast & Strong - Female 5K A run for FUN through Luther Burbank Park, celebrating female fitness for all ages! Free t-shirt and swag for all runners. Registration fee supports Parks & Recreation activities, events & programs for all ages. To receive a t-shirt, register by April 21. Sponsored by Windermere Real Estate, Mercer Island Chiropractic and Mercer Island FC. Course #: 17042 Ages: All Date/Time: May 13, 10am Fee: $20 Adult ($25 after Apr 21) $15 17yrs and under ($20 after Apr 21) Location: Luther Burbank Park, Meadow Area National Trails Day & Letterboxing Celebrate the trails of Pioneer Park while hunting for hints and clues! Pick up your letterbox clue book, make a stamp and start hunting! Pioneer Park has 6.6 miles of trails for hiking, running and walking. Come outside and play! Meet us in the NW quadrant along 68th (across from Starbucks). Sponsored by Bark Avenue. Ages: All Date/Time: Jun 3, 10am - 12pm Fee: FREE Location: Pioneer Park Thank Our Veterans! Once again, the Veterans from the Island will lead Mercer Island's Summer Celebration parade through downtown Mercer Island. They will march to the entrance of Mercerdale Park and meet at the Veteran's Pergola for a grateful community's chance to say "Thank You!" Ages: All Date/Time: Jul 8, 11am Fee: FREE Location: Mercerdale Park Pergola SPECIAL EVENTS 206-275-7609 5

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