Air Force museum event focuses on flight

This weekend might be a good one to go fly a kite.

“Kite Tales” is the theme of this month’s Family Day at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, on tap from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21.

Visitors can watch local kite club members fly kites indoors starting at 10 a.m. Other demonstrations will feature flying and properties of air.

Other activities include:

Aerospace Adventure allows participants to make their own sled kite starting at 1:30 p.m. Visitors also can bring and fly a kite outdoors, weather-permitting. Kite-themed storytimes for preschoolers and students in primary grades are scheduled at 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. A craft is included. Lightning safety will be discussed at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Presentations on presidential aircraft will be held at 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

The museum is located at 1100 Spaatz Street, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. For more information, go to nationalmuseum.af.mil/education/family-day.