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February School Vacation Activities

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Monday, Feb 18th- Lego Contest.  Step into a room full of LEGOS and build your ideal aircraft. The theme is “You & Your Fantastic Flying Machine”. The program is for ages 3-12 and will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for each age category: 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12. Participants do not need to be present to win a prize.


 Tuesday, Feb 19th- Aircraft Drawing ContestWhat I love about flight”. Participants between the ages of 3-15 can make a drawing or a collage. All materials will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for each age category: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11 &12-15. Participants do not need to be present to win a prize.


Wednesday, Feb 20th- Scavenger Hunt Contest. The Museum will offer a scavenger hunt to help visitors of all ages discover the Museum’s treasures located in its three exhibit hangars. There will be prizes for all participants.


Thursday, Feb 21st- Open Cockpit Day. The Museum will host an Open Cockpit program with up to 10 aircraft to be open including helicopters, an airliner, a jet fighter and a WWII aircraft. All cockpits will close at 4:00 p.m. Also to be featured will be Time Machine Hobby demonstrating R/C model flight.


Friday, Feb 22nd- AMA Model Workshop. Visitors can participate in an Aero Modeling Workshop running from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This activity takes about an hour and a half to complete. Children ages 8-14 can build and fly their own models. All children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a $5.00 cost for the kit. Also to be featured will be Time Machine Hobby demonstrating R/C model flight.


During this week the Museum’s Flight Sim Spot will be open each of these days between 10:30 a.m and 4:00 p.m. Flight Sim Spot allows visitors to use state-of-the-art simulators to virtually fly any aircraft using real cockpit controls. The cost is $3 for a half hour flight or $5 for an hour flight. Two people per simulator– pilot and copilot. Museum Members free!

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