Kid’s Event in MI Great Lakes Bay

Want to fly in the sky?  If that’s one of your kids’ wishes, their dream can come true this Saturday in Midland! The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) offers free airplane rides to children and teens age 8-17.  You can also bring your kids to have a full day fun at the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum (MMCM) this Saturday. Those cute animals from Children’s Zoo are coming to MMCM on Saturday, and it is a great opportunity to have your kids play with them. In addition, Olive the Playful Pig is going to visit the MMCM again on the same day afternoon!

Young Eagles Plane Rides

Date: Oct. 13, 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Midland Barstow Airport (2800, Airport Road, Midland, MI 48640)
Contact: 586-944-7101 Mike Woodley
Note: A parent or guardian’s signature is required

Your kids are going to be amazed at their experience at the Young Eagle Plane Rides.  The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Young Eagles’ Program was launched in 1992 to give interested young people age 8–17 an opportunity to learn about and fly in a general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of the EAA member volunteers. 

The Midland EAA Chapter offers Young Eagles rides on the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to noon (weather permitting).  A parent or guardian’s signature is required on the permission form. The form is available at the airport on the day of the flight. You can also download it here.

For more information, please visit the Experimental Aircraft Association website.

Saturday Events at Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum

Olive the Playful Pig. Source

Date: Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m; 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum (315 W. Genesee Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan, 48602)

If your children are too young to enjoy the flight, bring them to the MMCM for a whole day fun! The Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum is going to host a series of events this Saturday. Lots of furry and feathered friends from Saginaw Children’s Zoo will visit the MMCM from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. While playing with those animals, you could also make and take a stamp animal. In addition to the cute animals, another big guest is coming to MMCM. Olive the Playful Pig will visit the MMCM at 1-3 p.m. this Saturday. The cute pink lady had a lot of fun on her last visit at the MMCM, and she is looking forward to playing and taking pictures with you! :]

For more information, please visit the MMCM’s website, or call 989-399-6626

We’d love to hear your experience in MI Great Lakes Bay. Don’t forget comment on our blog, Facebook, tweet us, or upload your instagram photos (hashtag with #MIGreatLakesBay) after attending any event in our region! Hope you have a great time with your kids! :]

Go Great Lakes Bay!

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