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Events are free with regular museum admission of $5 per adult, $2 per student, and children under 8 are free.

Events are always free for museum members.

Now & Then: The Historic Hundred book coverSeattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred Book Talk and Signing
Thursday, December 13
7:00 – 8:30 pm

Join author Paul Dorpat for a book talk and signing of his newly released coffee table book Seattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred. The book is a compilation of the most compelling of Dorpat's essays for Sunday magazine of The Seattle Times.

Global Heat performersGlobal Heat
Saturday, February 9
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Come celebrate Black History Month with the Renton History Museum as we welcome back Global Heat. Global Heat’s family-friendly performance will celebrate and explore the Black Roots of hip hop through fusion pieces, break dancing, and will feature educational interludes between pieces. 

Hidden Figures three main actressesHidden Figures Film Screening 
Saturday, March 2
11:00 am — 1:30 pm

Join us for a special screening of the 2016 film Hidden Figures, which tells the story of three African American female mathematicians working for NASA during the Space Race. Hidden Figures was nominated for numerous awards in 2016, including the Academy Award for best picture. This film is rated PG. 

Sammamish Police Chief Dr. Michelle BennettTake a Stand Against Cyberbullying
Thursday, March 14
6:00 — 7:00 pm 

Join the Renton History Museum and Dr. Michelle Bennett for a workshop for parents and educators on the topic of cyberbullying. Dr. Bennett currently serves as the Chief of Police for the City of Sammamish. Dr. Bennett will explain what cyberbullying is and the effect it can have on victims. Participants will learn tools to recognize and evaluate instances of cyberbullying. 

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