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Family day Saturday at Commemorative Air Force Museum

Posted 8/5/21

Take a trip through 100 years of military aviation with inspiring and educational programs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Airbase Arizona flying museum at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, …

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Family day Saturday at Commemorative Air Force Museum

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Take a trip through 100 years of military aviation with inspiring and educational programs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Airbase Arizona flying museum at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, 2017 N. Greenfield Road.

There will be reduced admission at the Commemorative Air Force Museum and activities for young and old. Adult admission is $5 per person or $10 for a family group of four, with children age 5 and under free, according to the city’s calendar at mesaaz.gov/things-to-do/calendar-of-events.

Special activities include:

  • Kids adventure hunt (ages 11 and under): Apply reading and recognition skills like a detective to solve eight mini-mysteries. Handout available all day.
  • Hidden treasures tour (all ages): Get the inside scoop on many unique military artifacts and little-known stories from the side-bars of history and found in the exhibits at Airbase Arizona. Tour takes about 30 minutes and is offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Fly a balsa or foam airplane (ages 11 and under): The activity area will be open for supervised flying of toy aircraft. One will be provided or bring your own design (wing span no larger than 20 inches).
  • Tommy Tailspin, a 1930s vintage movie serial (all ages): Follow the exploits of young aviation entrepreneurs and the evil crooks who try to stop them. Showing all day in video seating area on museum floor.

Go to azcaf.org.

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