Recess Monkey Performance, Face Painting at Bright Horizons Grand Opening

January 8, 2016 | by Erin Sirianni

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Bright Horizons opened a new early education and preschool center on Monday, November 2, on Mercer Island.

The new center’s opening allows parents the opportunity to balance their work life and family life while providing high-quality education for their children.

Bright Horizons at Mercer Island has capacity for 200 children with Infant, Toddler, Twos, Preschool, and Kindergarten Prep programs as well as drop-in care. Bright Horizons at Mercer Island is open Monday – Friday, 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, year-round.

On Saturday, January 16, 2016, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, community families are invited to Bright Horizon’s at Mercer Island’s Grand Opening Celebration. Event highlights include: children’s activities, musical performance by Recess Monkey, face painting, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and more!

Bright Horizons at Mercer Island Infant Classroom

Center Director, Analia Galloway, is thrilled to host this event and introduce the community to Bright Horizons.

“We offer a unique curriculum that includes a world of discovery guided by skilled teachers who recognize each child’s individual strengths,” Galloway said.

“Whether it’s our Movement Matters Zone, beautiful art studio and STEM lab, or our wonderful, caring teachers, we’re truly excited to introduce our center to families in the community and celebrate!”

recess-monkeyWHO: Analia Galloway, Center Director; Teachers and families from Bright Horizons at Mercer Island

**The event is open to the public and free to attend

WHAT: Bright Horizons at Mercer Island celebrates its Grand Opening on Mercer Island. Event will include:

10:00 am — Ribbon-cutting ceremony
10:30 am – 11:45 am — Musical performance by Recess Monkey
10:30 am – 12:30 pm — Face painting

WHEN: Saturday, January 16, 2016, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

WHERE: Bright Horizons at Mercer Island, 9555 SE 36th Street

CONTACT & WEBSITE: 206-232-2035 or

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