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May 2015

GiveBIG

May 5

Be a champion & give to America’s Car Museum. Donations will be stretched thanks to additional funds from The Seattle Foundation and corporate sponsors. In addition to the Seattle Foundation stretch pool, Chuck and Pam Lyford have given ACM a 1:1 matching challenge grant, up to $2,000! Help us meet this challenge by supporting us on #GiveBIG day, May 5! Help support Education, Restoration and Preservation on #GiveBIG by choosing America’s Car Museum as the non-profit you will support with…

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If Cars Could Talk: Cars of Prohibition

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

Guests can pre-register for this event by clicking the “Register” button above. Pre-registration is open until 5 pm on May 4 and includes ACM admission and parking. There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Charles Smith, ACM Educator and Docent, will be highlighting the automobiles used during the U.S. Prohibition Era in conjunction with PROHIBITION: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The three-part special, PROHIBITION,…

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Thursday Night at the Museums

May 7 @ 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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Member Meeting at Club Auto Kirkland Chapter

May 13
Wild About Cars Garage,
11200 Kirkland Way, Kirkland, WA 98033 United States

Open discussion of events and activities that YOU would like to see. Wine, beer and light appetizers. Located at Wild About Cars Garage in Kirkland. (Formerly Club Auto Kirkland) Contact: National Club Auto Director – dominic@americascarmuseum.org  |  253.779.8490

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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 feature vintage vehicles on the Anderson Plaza, April through October, rain or shine! The Cruise-Ins are free and anyone can participate. Mix and mingle with other car enthusiasts while listening to music, vote on the People’s Choice Award and enter to win the raffle drawing. ACM is open until 8pm for Cruise-Ins, so be sure to explore the Museum and check out the new Vintage Station Wagon display in the Route 66 gallery! Normal admission rates apply…

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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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Take A Spin

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Summer just isn’t as fun without ACM’s Take A Spin events! Rides in vehicles from the ACM Collection will be presented for guests to experience history in motion!  Vehicles will vary and may be a selection from Antiques and pre-war Classics to from the Fabulous Fifties, perhaps a fire truck may make a special appearance!

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Family STEM Days: Electric Vehicles

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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