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April 2015

Thursday Night at the Museums

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Every week until June 25, 2015

Spend your Thursday evenings connecting with arts and culture in Tacoma! Participating museums are open every Thursday from March through June until 8pm. Special programs are available. Check each museum’s website for details. Museum of Glass Tacoma Art Museum LeMay – America’s Car Museum  Washington State History Museum  (with 1st Thursdays in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma)

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May 2015
$15

Hagerty Presents Ladies Car Care Clinic

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wild About Cars Garage,
11200 Kirkland Way, Kirkland, WA 98033 United States
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  Guest Speaker: Lisa Chissus, President/CEO of Flex-a-Lite Corporation Subjects to be presented:   Intro to Basic car operations (basic engine and system overview) Overview of different engine placement and drive wheel configurations (F vs R, 2WD vs 4WD vs AWD)  Overview of different types of cars (Muscle, Street Rod, Sports Car, etc)  Overview of “car glossary” (difference terms and phrases)  How to’s: Identify and use tools Oil check Tire pressure check Jack up car and Change tire Coolant check…

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GiveBIG

May 5

ACM will participate in this one-day, online giving event on May 5, 2015. Every gift will be increased by funds provided by The Seattle Foundation and GiveBIG sponsors. To help support ACM, click here and find us in the list of Non-profits. To learn more about the event, click here.

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If Cars Could Talk: Cars of Prohibition

May 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

  There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the first Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. Our speaker Charles Smith, ACM Educator and Docent, will be talking about the automobiles used during the prohibition…

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Club Auto Track Day at Pacific Raceways

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pacific Raceways,
31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042 United States
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This will be our very first all Club Auto track day event. Bring ANY sports or collector car, your driver’s license and a helmet and join us for a great day at Pacific Raceways. Includes lunch, insurance, driving instruction and a guaranteed great time. RSVP required at events@americascarmuseum.org Additional Info Cost $495 per vehicle Licensed drivers 16+ are allowed Roll bars required on all open cars Helmets required (available for rent)   Contact: National Club Auto Director – dominic@americascarmuseum.org  |  253.779.8490

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Thursday Night at the Museums

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 25, 2015

Spend your Thursday evenings connecting with arts and culture in Tacoma! Participating museums are open every Thursday from March through June until 8pm. Special programs are available. Check each museum’s website for details. Museum of Glass Tacoma Art Museum LeMay – America’s Car Museum  Washington State History Museum  (with 1st Thursdays in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma)

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Club Auto Simulator & Slot Car Racing

May 14

For details on this event: Contact: National Club Auto Director – dominic@americascarmuseum.org  |  253.779.8490

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Thursday Night at the Museums

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Every week until June 25, 2015

Spend your Thursday evenings connecting with arts and culture in Tacoma! Participating museums are open every Thursday from March through June until 8pm. Special programs are available. Check each museum’s website for details. Museum of Glass Tacoma Art Museum LeMay – America’s Car Museum  Washington State History Museum  (with 1st Thursdays in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma)

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Cruise-Ins

May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday until October 8, 2015

Every second Thursday we will feature classic cars on the plaza, April through October, rain or shine! The Cruise-Ins are free and anyone can participate. The Museum will also have extended hours and will be open until 8pm. Normal admission rates apply to Museum access. Mix and mingle with other car enthusiasts while listening to music, voting on the People’s Choice Award and entering to win the raffle. NEW THIS YEAR: Gravedigger BBQ will be on-site offering some of their award-winning…

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Race Night at ACM

May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday

Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more! Race Nights are open to members, friends and the general public! Teams are also welcome to join in on the fun.

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