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Pima Air & Space Museum to kick off Summer Night Wings program

Posted at 10:09 AM, Jul 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-23 13:12:41-04

The Pima Air & Space Museum will start its summer evening "Night Wings" program Saturday from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. 

The museum will debut its new Seek, Do & Win-Activity Stations. These hands-on stations will allow guests to explore ad touch different materials that aircraft are made out of.

Guests will also get to participate in the Programming Robots station where they will learn about programming using makers and small Ozobot Robots that are able to sense the color drawn on paper. 

“We are very excited about these new Seek, Do & Win – Activity Stations” said Mina Stafford in a press release. Safford serves as the Curator of Education at the Pima Air & Space Museum. “Not only are they fabulous STEM based hands-on activity stations for children they are appealing to our guest of all ages.”

A-10 Pilots from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will also be at the museum with some of their equipment on display and will be available to talk with guests about their life as a pilot.

The University of Arizona and Planetary Science Institute will also have a Space Science Section that guests can explore.

The museums outdoor display grounds will be open until dusk and three of the museums hangars will be open until 8:45 p.m.

Discounted evening admission of $10 will start at 4 p.m. Kids 12 and under are free.

One more "Night Wings" summer evening event is scheduled for August 27.