Senior Foundation of Mercer Island: 10th Annual Island Books Night on Thursday, Aug. 22nd. 2013

Senior FoundationComing up soon is the 10th Annual Island Books Night presented by Senior Foundation of Mercer Island. The fun begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, August 22nd, and runs until 8:30pm. However, all day on August 22nd, please mention your purchase is to be credited towards the Senior Foundation, who will receive 20% of the sales. This is a terrific time to stock up on your reading material, or pick up a gift or two, along with helping out a terrific cause. Bring in your shopping list, or purchase a few gift certificates for use anytime during the year. You can drop into the store any time during the day, or even phone in orders to Island Books at 206-232-6920.

island books nightThe theme for the evening will be a Sneak Preview of the soon-to-be published book by Jane Meyer-Brahm, Mercer Island History: from Haunted Wilderness to Coveted Community. The fun begins with nibbles and beverages, available starting at 6:30pm. Festivities include a video presentation by Meyer-Brahm, titled The Un-History of Mercer Island, beginning at 7pm. It will be immediately followed up by a question and answer exchange. At 8 pm there will be a drawing for raffle ticket prizes, which include six tickets for the Seattle Great Wheel, a copy of Meyer-Brahm’s book, and two bottles of wine (Winners need not be present).

Raffle tickets cost $5 each and are available for purchase from Senior Foundation board members, Ina Bahner, or at Island Books during the August 22nd event.