Tag Archives: College Park Aviation Museum

Outdoor Movie

Joint program with the City of College Park. Join us at 6:30 for activities ahead of a movie at 7:30.

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Engineering 101

Catapults Long before the Wright Brothers used a catapult to throw their planes in the air, people used catapults to throw other things in the air. We will build and explore this marvel of the ancient world was we discuss … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cub Corner

The United States Postal Services first Airmail flight took off right here at the College Park Airport on August 11th, 1918! This was just over 100 years ago! We’ll be reading Sadie the Airmail Pilot by Kellie Strom followed by … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Cub Corner

We are celebrating the centennial of the United States Postal Services first Airmail flight, which took off right here at the College Park Airport on August 11th, 1918. We’ll be reading Sadie the Airmail Pilot by Kellie Strom followed by … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cub Corner

On August 19th Orville Wright is born in Dayton, Ohio. He is co-inventor, with his brother Wilbur, of the first airplane to achieve powered, sustained, and controlled flight and the first fully practical powered airplane! Join us, read Young Orville … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Day We Landed on the Moon

Bring your picnic blankets and chairs for a movie on the lawn celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. As the sun sets, join us for moon themed activities before watching The Day We Landed on the Moon. In … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Engineering 101

Straw Rockets Thrust is one of the four forces that makes airplanes fly. This month we will explore thrust as we build Straw Rockets. Ages 9 & up Fee: $5 includes museum admission

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cub Corner

Summer is here and so are flying insects! Let’s read a book about a fly in Fly High, Fly Guy! We’ll do an awesome insect craft project afterwards! FREE with Museum Admission Ages 5 and under Pre-registration not required

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Windsock Arms

Final Flight, Final Fight author Erin Miller will be on hand to share the story of her grandmother, WASP Elaine Danforth Harmon, and the fight to ensure her recognition at Arlington. Select items from the Harmon collection will be showcased, … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Windsock Arms

Final Flight, Final Fight author Erin Miller will be on hand to share the story of her grandmother, WASP Elaine Danforth Harmon, and the fight to ensure her recognition at Arlington. Select items from the Harmon collection will be showcased, … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment