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Renton History Museum- 235 Mill Ave S

October 2019

Halloween Craft Party

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Prepare for Halloween by joining the Renton History Museum for a Halloween Craft Party! We’ll be making some spooky crafts to help you celebrate the season. Art supplies will be provided, limited supplies available.

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From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As immigration becomes more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naive and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. University of Washington's Professor Carlos Gil will explore Mexican immigration by spotlight his own family's experience in southern California, including parallels with Washington State. This program is courtesy of Humanities Washington.

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November 2019

Storytelling with Roger Fernandes

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Renton History Museum with storyteller Roger Fernandes, a member of the Lower Elwha band of the S’klallam tribe. Fernandes’ stories include those that he’s learned from cultures all over the world, incorporating both song and dance.

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December 2019

“Not so Primative as One Might be Led to Believe:” Fashion and Style in Early King County

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Just how stylish were early white Seattlites? Local historian, reenactor, and historical fashion expert Elizabeth Korsmo fills us in on the styles and fashion of the Seattle area during the mid-19th century, highlighting the ways in which early white immigrants dressed to impress.

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