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White River Valley Museum

918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA

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July 2015

Hooked on History

July 1, 2015 @ 10:30 am - July 29, 2015 @ 11:30 am
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White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA

Every Wednesday in July stop by the Museum for a weekly dose of historic fun just before the concerts in Les Gove Park! Each week we will feature a new exciting theme and lots of activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age. FREE, no registration required.

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Veggie Car Races at the Mary Olson Farm

July 11, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Gentlemen start your turnips! Stop by the farm with the little ones and use your ingenuity to build a car from vegetables donated by our friends at Mosby Farms. This is a drop-in program, no registration is required and admission is free!

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Girls ONLY! Overnight at the Museum

July 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - July 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Girls age 7-12 will have a blast participating in a historic version of Project Runway, playing classic sleepover games and watching a super girlie movie during a late night tea party! A snack will be served with the movie as well as a light breakfast in the morning. Click here to register and here for FAQ

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The Mad Hatter’s Sweet Tea at the Mary Olson Farm

July 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Join the Hatter and his friends for this family friendly outdoor tea event. We will serve up a bevy of sweet and savory teatime treats while you and your little ones visit with costumed characters who will lead the kiddos in games, stories and more!

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November 2015

White River Valley Museum Free Admission

November 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Free admission for everyone to the museum. Explore what life was like in the early 1900s for people living in the South King County.

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Overnight at the Museum

November 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - November 21, 2015 @ 8:00 am
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Kids age 7-12 will have a blast participating in scavenger hunts, making crafts and watching a movie during this activity filled overnight! A small snack will be served with the movie as well as a light breakfast in the morning. Go to the site's FAQ to get lots more info about this fun evening!

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March 2016

Late Play Date

March 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 4, 2016

White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age, no registration required.

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Overnight at the Museum

March 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - March 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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$30

The theme for our March overnight is "Mythical Creatures!" Kids age 7-12 will have a blast participating in a black-light hunt for a fabled beast, making a mixed-up monster and more during this activity filled overnight! A small snack will be served in the evening as well as a light breakfast in the morning.

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July 2016

Hooked on History!

July 20, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 27, 2016 at 10:30am

White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Every Wednesday in July drop-in at the White River Valley Museum for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age, no registration required.

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September 2016

Late Play Date

September 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2016

White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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This free monthly program is perfect for kids age 3–12. Families will enjoy free admission to the museum as well as themed craft stations and activities, no registration required. Beginning in February, Late Play Dates occur every first Thursday of the month.

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January 2017

Women at Work Exhibit – Opening Week

January 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until January 22, 2017

White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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$2 – $4

WOMEN AT WORK: UNIFORMS & WORK WEAR 1910 - 2010 ON DISPLAY JANUARY 18 - JUNE 18, 2017 Professional women of the early and mid-1900s followed dreams and necessity to pursue careers and work that was often outside the norm—and that came with a price. Held to different standards, which are especially easy to see in dress, women usually obliged and persevered. The unique challenges faced by pioneering professional women is apparent as you tour the exhibit Women at Work.…

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March 2017

Late Play Date

March 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2017

White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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This free program (first Thursday of every month) is perfect for kids age 3–12. Families will enjoy free admission to the museum as well as themed craft stations and activities, no registration required.

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February 2018

Bookmarks and Landmarks Junior: Boston Jane at the White River Valley Museum

February 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Saturday, February 10, 2018 2:00PM – 3:30PM White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street Southeast, Auburn WA 98002 Ages 10 and older. Read Boston Jane by Jennifer Holm, then come to the White River Valley Museum, where we'll discuss the book and participate in activities that connect to the history of our area and the themes in the story. Explore a pioneer cabin, and maybe even try on a historic corset! Register on the King County Library website. Please place a copy of the book on hold through your library.…

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This Victorian Life

February 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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$2 – $5

Meet Gabriel and Sarah Chrisman, a Port Townsend couple that fully embrace late 19th-century clothing, technology, and values on a daily basis. This fascinating couple has published many books on the subject and their historically immersive, and at times controversial, lifestyle has been featured nationally on ABC News and The View. Come hear why and how they do it! Program included with regular Museum admission or membership. Space is limited, R.S.V.P at https://wrvmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/qxd8rfc1yi7dxx/

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April 2018

Late Play Date At the Museum!

April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2018

White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3-12 years of age, no registration required.

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August 2018

Hooked on History!

August 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Stop by the Museum before the concerts in Les Gove Park for free crafts and activities with a new theme each week! Free, no registration required. Hooked on History is made possible by the Wyman Youth Trust. Every Wednesday in July drop-in at the White River Valley Museum for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age, no registration required.

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September 2018

Story Club at the White River Valley Museum

September 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Thursday, September 20, 4-5pm Story Club at the White River Valley Museum For ages 7 and older Hear a great story! Discuss Big Ideas! Discover real history about people like you! We’ll read The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco. If you had to leave your home tomorrow, taking only what you could carry, what would you take? Find out about some real people who had to answer that hard question. Snacks will be provided. COST: FREE

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October 2018

Story Club: Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea

October 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
White River Valley Museum, 918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA
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Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:00PM White River Valley Museum (918 H Street Southeast, Auburn) Ages 7 and older. Share and discuss a story, then look at the history that connects with it, history about people like you! In this session, read Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea by Tony Johnston, a tall-tale based on the true story of Levi Strauss inventing blue jeans. What makes a tall tale tall? How can we tell what's true and what isn't? Find out how museums figure out the…

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