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Nov

04

 

Dreams Take Flight: 3rd Annual Gala Fundraiser

Benefiting the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

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Benefiting the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Nov

07

 

History Continued - Our Moon – Where Did It Come From And What If It Didn’t Exist?

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The moon has fascinated humanity for millennia, exerting a powerful pull on our imagination just as it tugs on the oceans to create the tides. After gazing up at the moon for all those years, however, we're still not exactly sure how it came to be. Presenter: Gary Sohn Location: At the Galaxy Theater, in the Space Museum Cost: Included with admission    

Nov

10

 

Veterans Day

Ends Nov 11, 2017

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Veterans plus one guest receive free Museum admission Friday November 10, and Saturday November 11, 2017. The Museum is open regular hours both days, 9am-5pm. As always, active duty military personnel receive free admission everyday at the Museum, with military ID. We salute and thank all veterans for their service to our country!
 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Grossology (2nd class added!)

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What good is mucus? Why do bacteria look so funny? Learn all about the gross things of our world right before Thanksgiving! We’ll talk about viruses, diseases, and sticky stuff that you’ll make for yourself. Date:  November 10, 2017 Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program begins at 9am - 2pm Cost: Museum Members - Youth $10, Adult: FreeNon-Member - Youth ...

Nov

11

 

History Continued: Where were you September 18, 1980?

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Presenter: JIM CAMERON Topic: North of Little Rock in the tiny community of Damascus, Arkansas, at Missile Complex Silo #374-7, the world faced the possible accidental launch, or explosion of a 9 megaton nuclear warhead attached to the top of a Titan II rocket that could kill as many as 10 million people. How could this happen? Come and hear Docent Jim Cameron bring this incident alive in ...

Nov

14

 

History Continued: Sputnik I - The Shock Heard Around The World

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Presenter: DONN ANDERSON Topic: On October 4th, 1957 Americans awoke to surprising, frightening news. The USSR (Russia and its associated countries) had launched Sputnik 1, the world’s very first artificial satellite, successfully into orbit. The earth had a new moon, and it wasn’t ours! Come discover the little known story of how it actually happened! Location: Space Museum ...

Nov

17

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Grossology

The Grossology Home School Day is now completely filled. 

 

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The Grossology Home School Day is now completely filled. 

 

Nov

23

 

Thanksgiving 2017

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The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23 We will reopen normal hours Friday, November 24: 9am-5pm

Nov

28

 

#GivingTuesday 2017

Support our Dreams Take Flight Education Series in 2018. Provide funding for local youth to attend presentations, meet individuals from a variety of STEM careers, and learn what it takes to make their Dreams Take Flight!

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Support our Dreams Take Flight Education Series in 2018. Provide funding for local youth to attend presentations, meet individuals from a variety of STEM careers, and learn what it takes to make their Dreams Take Flight!

 

History Continued: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

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Presenter: JOHN JENNINGS Topic: Launched in 2005 to study Mars, the MRO searched for good landing sites for the Rovers, and for water. We’ll discuss the spacecraft design details and what has it found on Mars. Location: Space Museum Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Dec

02

 

History Continued: Apollo 17 - Last Men on the Moon

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Presenter: DONN ANDERSON Topic: 45 years ago on December 7th, five massive F-1 rocket engines rumbled to life turning night into day as Apollo 17 lifted off into the Florida sky. What was it like to witness the only night launch of a Saturn V? Come hear an eyewitness give his description of that spectacular event and learn more about this historic flight! Location: Space Museum ...

Dec

05

 

History Continued: Pearl Harbor Presentations

Our December 5th History Continued presentations are in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day - December 7th, 1941.

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Our December 5th History Continued presentations are in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day - December 7th, 1941.

Dec

08

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: WWII Tactics

The WWII Tactics Home School Day is now completely filled. 

 

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The WWII Tactics Home School Day is now completely filled. 

 

Dec

09

 

Wave Day 2017

"I Have a Story"  Supporting the Historical Perspectives Kiosk Unveiling

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"I Have a Story"  Supporting the Historical Perspectives Kiosk Unveiling

Dec

12

 

History Continued: Sikorsky's Contributions To The Aircraft Industry

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Presenter: TOM HALVORSEN Topic: From his first unsuccessful attempt to build and fly the world’s first helicopter in 1909, Igor Sikorsky’s aviation career and his company has contributed greatly to the world of aviation. Now a Lockheed Martin company, Sikorsky continues to produce helicopters for both the commercial and military markets. Join docent Tom Halvorsen and explore ...

Dec

15

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: WWII Tactics (2nd class added!)

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Learn all about famous battles and conditions of World War II, including an interactive demonstration of tank battles! Directly compare these legendary vehicles, and play a strategy game that helps you gain a better understanding of tactics used in the 20th century. Date:  December 15, 2017 Age Range: Grades 5-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program begins at ...

Dec

16

 

Polar Express 3D/Santa Fly-In

One of the Museum's signature Holiday events is back! 

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One of the Museum's signature Holiday events is back! 

Dec

19

 

History Continued: The World Of Rotary Wing Aircraft

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Presenter: DICK MAGERS Topic: The primary topic is helicopter operational principles. Questions to be explored include how does a helicopter go up, how does a helicopter go down softly, and how does a helicopter go forward? Other topics explored include the major categories of helicopters such as commercial and military. The presenter will also share his experiences during his extensive ...

Dec

20

 

Holiday Movie: Christmas Vacation

Come see this Christmas Classic on the big screen!

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Come see this Christmas Classic on the big screen!

Dec

22

 

Holiday Movie Event: Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Make it a family evening! Decorate ornaments and make picture frames with the kids before the movie—then watch this Christmas Classic together on the big screen! (ornaments and decorations provided)

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Make it a family evening! Decorate ornaments and make picture frames with the kids before the movie—then watch this Christmas Classic together on the big screen! (ornaments and decorations provided)

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