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Renton History Museum

235 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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May 2019

Hero’s Feast – Finding Community through Dungeons and Dragons – exhibit opening – Renton History Museum

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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$5 Adults/ $2 Elementary/ Members always free.

The Renton History Museum invites you to join the table and learn more about the history and impact of Dungeons & Dragons in Renton. Featuring stories and artifacts from real players across the city, the exhibit will explore and celebrate the community surrounding the most popular role-play game in history. Whether you’re a Level 20 adventurer or have never picked up a set of dice, Hero’s Feast: Finding Community through Dungeons & Dragons will welcome you into a world of…

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Pacific Coast – Seattle’s Own Railroad – Renton History Museum

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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$5 Adults/ $2 Elementary/ Members always free.

Join author Kurt Armbruster for a discussion of his latest book, Pacific Coast, Seattle’s Own Railroad. After Seattle was passed up for the terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad, Seattle citizens decided to build their own. This book tells the colorful story of the building of one of the West Coast’s most significant railroads.

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Role Playing Games & Why They’re Good for You – Renton History Museum

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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Free with Museum admission - $5/adults, $2/students and seniors

Role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons can help us become more confident, creative, and socially capable, and that potential is increased when we play with that intention. Come hear Adam Davis (MA Ed), and Adam Johns (LMFT), founders of Game to Grow, as they share how and why they use role-playing games intentionally to help their neurodiverse teen participants build social skills. Hear stories from therapeutic game table, learn how to make your game table more accessible and enriching, and…

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June 2019

Four-Color Reality – Renton History Museum

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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$5 Adults/ $2 Elementary/ Members always free.

Journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how our reality shapes the world of comic books. By exploring popular figures like Black Panther, Wonder Woman, Captain America, and more, Wahl provides insight into how this part of pop culture can tell us about our past, present, and potential future.  

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July 2019

UFOs and the Puget Sound Space Race – Knute Berger

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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Suggested donation of $3 for adults, $1 for students; members are always free.

Local historian and journalist Knute Berger explores the history of Unidentified Flying Objects in the Puget Sound area. The history of these sightings is well-documented, started 72 years ago in 1947; the term "flying saucer' became popular after a UFO sighting over Mount Rainier. Berger discusses this history and how it impacted this area's industries and development.

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