What's Happening

Fall 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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38 | Visit rentonhistory.org or call 425.255.2330 235 M I LL AV E . S. R E N TO N , WA 98057 425. 255. 2330 W W W. R E N TO N H I S TO RY.O R G One block south of the Renton Library TO U R S The Renton History Museum offers guided tours for all ages by two-week advance appointment. Tours cost $40 for groups of eight or fewer and $5 per person for groups larger than eight (even on free admission days). Chaperones for student or elder groups are free and are highly encouraged. To reserve a tour, please contact kowens@rentonwa.gov. M US EUM H O U R S Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm CLOSED: Nov. 23–24, 2017 and Dec. 21–Jan. 1, 2018 AD M I SSI O N FE E S Adults $5 • Students/Children $2 RHM Members always free Free Admission on the first Wednesday and the third Saturday of the month. WATCH US! Look for us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for up-to-the-minute news and information about what's happening at the Museum. facebook.com/rentonhistorymuseum twitter: @rentonhistory VO LU N T E E R S N E E D E D! We are always looking for committed volunteers who are enthusiastic about Renton's history, to help with Saturday greeting, leading tours, assisting with programs, working on our oral history team, and ser ving on our Board of Trustees. Contact kowens@rentonwa.gov to get a Volunteer Application or more information about our volunteer opportunities. Spend some quality time at the Renton History Museum—see our new exhibits, take a tour, or research your Renton family tree. A History of Renton in 75 Objects May 30, 2017 – January 20, 2018 If you had to sum up the rich variety of Renton's history in 75 objects—from the Duwamish to Boeing, from the Cedar River to the Renton Highlands—what would you choose? Our team of UW Museology students had a tough time, but they did it. Enjoy the best—and most unusual— artifacts and photos from the Renton History Museum's collection in this exercise in visualizing Renton history. R E N TO N H I S TO R I C AL SO CI E T Y B OAR D O F T RUS T E E S Looking for a leadership opportunity? The Board of Trustees is always looking for passionate community members with skills in event planning, bookkeeping or accounting, fundraising, marketing and public relations, and many other skills. Work with a great group of community volunteers while helping the Museum succeed and building your resume. For more information or an application, please contact Museum Director Elizabeth Stewart at estewart@rentonwa.gov or 425.255.2330.

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