Air Zoo Winter Break Family Fun Days

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Get out of the cold and join the fun at the Air Zoo during our Family Fun Days! Every Wednesday through Friday during winter break, there will be special activities for the family. Don’t miss our Countdown to Noon festivities on Monday, December 31st!

Winter Break Family Fun Days: Wednesday through Friday, 11 am – 3 pm, during winter break. Only $2 per child with purchase of General Admission, while supplies last!

Wednesday, December 26– CSI: North Pole Mystery – A jealous reindeer has kidnapped Rudolph after leading Santa’s sleigh Christmas Eve! Join the Air Zoo Bureau of Investigation to examine clues to successfully find Rudolph and bring the perpetrator to justice! Whodunit???

Thursday, December 27– Wonderous Weather – Baby it’s cold outside, so come on in and explore winter weather inside! Measure the frigid winter wind with a DIY windsock, make your own crystal snow flake, and watch a mini blizzard up close. Then, make a cloud identification chart and a weather dial that you can use all year long!

Friday, December 28– Santa’s Navigation: The Night Sky – Come discover what Santa sees in the winter night sky with our STARLAB planetarium and a visiting astronomy expert from the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society. Create your own constellation and stained glass planets to take home and enjoy.

Wednesday, January 2– Fascinating, Fantastic, Fun Flight – Have you ever looked at the sky and wished you were up there? Are you interested in things that fly? Learn about aircraft and build your own that glides like a bird and soars like an airplane! Design and experiment with your own take-home gliders, kites, airplanes and more!

Thursday, January 3– Winter Carnival – Experience the thrills and chills of a lifetime while testing the true power of energy, the laws of physics, and the fun involved when you put forces in motion! Families and kids of all ages will demonstrate amazing feats of strength and agility while interacting with a strongman hammer challenge, flying frog lever machines, a piloted hovercraft device, and Isaac Newton’s inertia carts.

Friday, January 4– Explore Your Tiny World – Have you ever wondered about life at the tiny scale? Imagine yourself as small as a red blood cell with a fun game. Spy on real “yeast-y beasties” with a microscope. Make your own “fun guy” (fungi), bacteria, or virus to take home. Write your name in DNA code and more in this day of appreciating the truly tiny things in life!


Air Zoo
6151 Portage Rd
Portage, MI 49002


Cost: General admission plus $2 or just $2 total for Air Zoo members
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Air Zoo
Organization: Air Zoo
Organizer Phone: 269.382.6555
Organizer Email: Not Provided


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