10 Feb Celebrate Read Across America with the National Naval Aviation Museum’s In-Person and Online Story Time Event
by Katie King |Katie@ewbullock.com
Celebrate Read Across America with the National Naval Aviation Museum’s In-Person and Online Story Time EventWednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10 a.m. CST
Pensacola, Fla. – (February 15, 2022) – The National Naval Aviation Museum and the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation will host an in-person and online Story Time event on Wednesday, March 2, to celebrate Read Across America Day and encourage reading for families and children.The Story Time will launch at 10 a.m. CST in the Museum’s Emil Buehler Naval Aviation Library and will live stream on the Museum’s Facebook page.“Story Time events not only provide an opportunity to encourage reading and sharing stories with friends, families and children but also grant the opportunity to hear from our dedicated volunteers,” said retired Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, President and CEO of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation.National Naval Aviation Museum volunteer Debbie Naylor will read aloud, “I Am Amelia Earhart,” a 2014 children’s book written by Brad Meltzer in the “Ordinary People Change the World” series. It follows the adventures of a young Amelia Earhart learning important lessons. Naylor has been a volunteer at the Museum since 2003 following a long career as a Delta Air Lines flight attendant.
About the National Naval Aviation Museum
The National Naval Aviation Museum features nearly 350,000 square feet of displays and is one of the world’s largest aviation museums. Located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, the facility boasts more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard aviation. Be sure to visit Hangar Bay One, displaying aircraft of the post-WWII era including presidential helicopter, Marine One. Among the countless things to touch, see and experience are thrilling 3D and HD flight simulators and the new Blue Angels 4D Experience. Don’t miss the drama and power of the new laser-powered Giant Screen digital theater. The Cubi Bar Café offers a unique dining experience, and the Flight Deck Store is the perfect place to find a souvenir that captures the spirit of Naval Aviation. Museum admission is FREE. NAS Pensacola is limited to current Department of Defense (DoD) ID cardholders (active duty service members, retirees, and their families) and Veterans who possess a Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC) from the Department of Veterans Affairs that displays the Veteran’s eligibility status. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open daily from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.NavalAviationMuseum.org.