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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Hours of Operation

  

Fri, Sat & Sun, 12 – 4 p. m.; Mon-Tues, closed; Wed-Thurs, by appointment.

Behind-the-scenes tours of the historic space artifact collection are also available by appointment. Call to schedule: (352) 256-8037 or (352) 219-2285.

Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

  

Wings of Dreams Fly-In / Cruise-In Breakfast  - Saturday, March 7, 2015

  

Celebrating Women's History Month 

Our Featured Guests:

Kathleen "Kay" Hilbrandt - WASP of WWII - 44-W-10

Betty Bishop - WWII "Rosie the Riveter" for Bell Aircraft

Konnie Beauregard - Regent, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR),

Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter

Sue Plaster, Daughter of WASP Natalie Ellis Fayh, 43-W-4, and local DAR member and

Regent-Elect

 

Two women of the Greatest Generation, both pioneers and patriots, will share stories and remembrances of their service on the homefront during World War II. We also welcome Konnie Beauregard and Sue Plaster, two local members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), a women’s service organization founded in 1890 that is dedicated to promoting historical preservation, patriotism and education.

 

This month’s Fly-In will be held in back of the Wings of Dreams Field Headquarters. Look for signs. Although the weather forecast looks good, this event may be rescheduled in the case of inclement weather. A new venue will be announced for the April 4 Fly-In Breakfast.

Click Here for the Fly-In flyer.

  

Star Party - March 28, 2015

An Evening of Astronomy, Space and Aviation

  

Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm (sky conditions and weather permitting - call 352-256-8037 before Star Party to check status)

  

Location: Glen Harris Memorial Park next to the Wings of Dreams Field Headquarters at Keystone Airport

  

Stargazing with Wings of Dreams volunteer Dr. Francisco Reyes (director of the UF teaching observatories)

  

*Dr. Reyes will discuss the various visible objects throughout the evening

*3 large telescopes will be available, including an 11-inch Celestron - or bring your own

*Capt. Bob will give tours of the historic space artifacts between 7 & 10

*Bring your chairs and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow stargazers under the night sky

  

The following bright objects should be visible:

  

Moon

Jupiter

Orion nebula

Venus (early in the session)

Pleiades star cluster (Seven Sisters or Subaru)

Beehive Cluster 

Andromeda Galaxy

Binary star Castor

  

Free admission - Donations always appreciated. Click here to download the flyer
For information – 352-256-8037 or
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Upcoming Star Parties

 

April 25  International Astronomy Day

May TBA

 

Books, Memorabilia & Artifacts Donations – The Wings of Dreams is continuing its drive for books for the Aviation Resource Library and memorabilia and artifacts for museum displays. We are interested in books, memorabilia and artifacts relating to aviation history, World War II, aerospace, military history, vintage aircraft manuals, space program and rocketry, as well as aircraft models and archival materials (photos, newspaper articles, oral histories, letters, diaries). All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The library is open to the public for examination, reference and research.


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Physical Address:
7100 Airport Rd 
Starke, FL  32091

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(352) 219-2285

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 357071
Gainesville, FL 32635

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