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February School Vacation Week

February 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Explore three giant heated exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight featuring the following special events:
Monday, February 19: Balsa Wood Airplane Workshop
Build and fly a balsa wood model airplane with our expert aeromodelers! This workshop is for children ages 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and there is a $5.00 cost per model kit. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 20: LEGO Flying Machine Contest
Children ages 3-13 can construct flying machines using the Museum’s collection of LEGOs. Winners will be awarded prizes in three age categories, and participants need not be present to win. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 21: Parachute Drop
Learn the science of parachutes while building and launching a weight bearing parachute. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 22: Frisbee Fun
Discover the similarities between frisbees and airplane wings and create a paper plate frisbee to take home. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Friday, February 23: Straw Rocket Launch
Are you a rocket scientist? Test your skills by building and launching a straw rocket. How far will your rocket fly? 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
All events and activities are included with general admission unless otherwise noted and are subject to change.
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February 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am
February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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