Go Fly a Kite at the Museum of Coastal Carolina on March 5

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Kite making! The perfect fun project! Come to the Museum of Coastal Carolina at 11:00 on Mar. 5 and let Museum volunteer and docent Bruce Stedman show you how to make a sled kite from trash bags, dowel rods, and masking tape. All kite-making materials will be provided. Sled kites are simple to make and are usually very good fliers. Mr. Stedman will also talk about the history of kites and kite construction. Children who come to this program should be accompanied by an adult who can help them with kite construction. Construction time is about 45 minutes. When you have made your kite, walk one block to Ocean Isle Beach and give your new kite its first test flight!

Bruce Stedman is a retired science/math/computer teacher from Maine who now lives in Sunset Beach with his wife, Sharon. While still in Maine, Bruce volunteered at the Owls Head Transportation Museum where he assisted the education director for four years developing and presenting outreach programs for local schools.

The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC.  The museum is open on Friday and Saturday from 10 to 3. Admission to the museum is free for Museum members. Non-member all-day admission (including NC sales tax) is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $7 for children (3-12), and free for age 2 and under. For more information about the Museum of Coastal Carolina, call 910-579-1016 or visit www.MuseumPlanetarium.org.

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