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Steilacoom Historical Museum Association
1801 Rainier St.  Steilacoom, WA  98388
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Coming Fun:
44th Annual Steilacoom Apple Squeeze
Sponsored by Steilacoom Historical Museum 

Come press apples into cider, stroll the street fair of handmade crafts, listen to toe-tapping music all day. Eat great food including apple pie and ice cream in Town Hall alongside cider floats!

Children's activities will be available. Steilacoom Tribal Museum and the Steilacoom Historical Museum will be open and there will be pony rides from noon to 4PM.

See spinning and weaving demonstrations, and browse the vintage and reproduction apple labels in Town Hall.

Bring a fruit and leaf an dour apple ID experts will tell you about your apple tree. Wander through the Nathaniel Orr historic orchard, visit the Orr Wagon Shop and see the museum. For more information, call 253-584-4133 
New Hours:
The Museum is now open 1:00 - 5:00 on every Saturday and Sunday through October 29. Come by and see our new signs and new exhibit.

The Museum, Orr Home, and Wagon Shop will also be open during the Farmers Market, 2:00 - 5:00 on Wednesdays from June 14 - August 30. See you then!

Our next Kids' Club sessions will take place on Saturday, July 29th and Saturday, August 26th, from 1:00 - 3:00 in the Education Room at the Museum. 
Sept. 8th
Library Series Speaker Rachel Cardone
Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World

It feels like not a day goes by without a story in the news that relates to some water issue. Whether it's lead in schools, drought in California, or dwindling snow back in Washington, water scarcity is a challenge that needs our attention-now. In this talk, participants learn about water scarcity and its effects both globally and at local levels here in Washington State. Participants are challenged to consider how they value water in its different uses, and explore whether taking an ethical approach to water issues changes how we manage and govern water on our increasingly thirsty and crowded planet.  

Rachel Cardone has spent nearly 20 years working on water issues as an economist, writer, policy maker, philanthropist, and advisor to public, private, and non-profit organizations. Prior to returning to independent consulting in 2012, she spent five years establishing the Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Cardone has traveled or worked in over 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, and has spent several years facilitating workshops, training sessions, and meetings for a range of audiences. She has a Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, with a focus on Energy Policy & Finance, and a BA in History (Anthropology minor) from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.  
Cardone lives in Chimacum.