May 29, 2008

 
 

Kate Pancero

 

Get out there and play



Set your eyes on the skies this weekend when you head out to the Army Wings & Wheels Air Show at the Poplar Grove Airport, 11619 Route 76, Poplar Grove. During the two-day air-show-meets-road-rally event, your family can watch vintage World War II aircraft and military vehicles during demonstrations, take-off and landing competitions, displays and talks with former military pilots, including a Tuskegee airman. Plenty of World War II re-enactors will also be on hand.

Saturday features a flying event for Liaison Aircraft, which includes spot landing and combat message drops beginning at 10:30 a.m. A Liaison Aircraft is a small aircraft developed before World War II. On Sunday, watch narrated flight demonstrations of the Liaison Aircraft as well as an examination of the military vehicles at 1 p.m.

Bridge assault battle reenactments occur at various times throughout the weekend by members of the Historical Reenactment Society. For a full schedule of events, visit the Web site. The Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum will be open both days.

The Army Wings & Wheels Air Show runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $4, $2 kids 6-18, $10 per family or carload, free World War II veterans. For more information, call (815) 964-8610 or visit the Web site, www.armywingsandwheels.com

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Each week during the month of May five Chicago Parent readers will win a family pack to visit "The Glass Experience" exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, as well as general admission to the museum and an MSI hat. For more information on "The Glass Experience," visit www.msichicago.org. Each week, we'll post a different question to answer. For this week's chance to win visit our discussion board, then e-mail your answer, name and your Chicago Parent ID to e-dition@chicagoparent.com. You must post and e-mail us for your answer to be counted. We will not release your information-it is purely for contact purposes. Winners will be chosen at random and may have no affiliation with Wednesday Journal Inc. or its employees.

Piece of the prize



Five lucky Chicago Parent readers will win a copy of “The Zula Patrol: Explore Space” on DVD this week. “The Zula Patrol” airs Sundays on WTTW, new episodes begin June 15 (check local listings). For your chance to win this week’s piece of the prize visit our discussion board, then e-mail your answer, name and your Chicago Parent ID to e-dition@chicagoparent.com. You must post and e-mail us for your answer to be counted. We will not release your information-it is purely for contact purposes. Winners will be chosen at random and may have no affiliation with Wednesday Journal Inc. or its employees.

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