Fly Iowa Airshow Activities for Kids with The Iowa Children’s Museum!

 

WHO: Fly Iowa & The Iowa Children’s Museum

WHAT: Fly Iowa Air Show

WHEN: June 28 & 29, 2014

WHERE: Iowa City Municipal Airport

 

(Coralville, Iowa) June 19, 2014 – For the first time since 2001, the Iowa City Airport is hosting a free community Air Show June 28-29.  The Saturday show will feature high-intensity aerobatic performers, aerial demonstrations, various aircrafts on display, children’s activities, airplane rides for sale, local food vendors, and much more!  On Sunday, the airport will host a “Young Eagles” event, which offers free airplane rides for kids 8 to 17 years old.  Sunday will also be a “rain date” for the air show performance.

Join Iowa Children’s Museum PLAYologists from 9 am – 4 pm on June 28, 2014 for fun, hands-on aviation activities.  Don’t miss the special guest appearances by Orville Wright and Amelia Earhart.  Join us for activities including stop rockets, Styrofoam gliders, a paper airplane derby, chemical reaction rockets, flight simulators including flying a model “Vapor” with the Iowa City Aerohawks and build your own wind tunnel.   

Enjoy high-intensity air show performances from Noon-2:00 PM at the Iowa City Airport. Gates will be open for the Fly Iowa Aviation Celebration at 8:00AM Saturday for community members to purchase breakfast and get a head-start on viewing the various displays and hourly aircraft demonstrations leading up to the airshow. For continual updates on this event, please visit the “Fly Iowa” Facebook page www.facebook.com/FlyIowa or the Web page located atwww.flyiowa.org/fly-iowa-2014

 

The Iowa Children’s Museum (ICM) is a unique family attraction in Iowa and recognized as a leader in the field of informal learning through its innovative approach in providing hands-on, minds-on exhibits and programs.  The mission of the ICM is to inspire every child to imagine, create, discover, and explore through the power of play.  The ICM’s vision to help all children reach their greatest potential while nurturing life-long learning includes working with diverse community organizations to present family activities that enrich the quality of life of community residents.  The Iowa Children's Museum is a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization.