Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Garden City, NY 11530
Description: Participants will form teams consisting of 3 students and together build a balsa wood airplane. The competition consists of 4 different flying tasks requiring team effort and expertise in flying agility and landing. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the winners. Open to 3rd thru 5th grade. Please call Catherine Bingham at 516-572-4028 for more information and to register or email [email protected]
Venue Description: As one of Museum Row's main attractions, the Cradle of Aviation Museum will fly you through history, covering topics from the development of the first airplanes, to space exploration, to aviation today. Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the first flight on Long Island, at the new exhibit commemorating Glenn Curtiss? journey over the Hempstead Plains in 1909. Continue your visit at the giant screen IMAX, where the whole family can enjoy new hit movies as well as educational documentaries. Fly the extra mile and send your kids to Aerospace Camp, or plan an out-of-this-world birthday party at the museum. The galleries are open daily 9:30am-5pm throughout the summer, Tuesday-Sunday during the rest of the year. $9, $8 ages 2-12. IMAX is open seven a week; $8.50, $6.50 ages 2-12 years. 516-572-4111 or www.cradleofaviation.org.