Two New Science Events Announced for Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, OR

This just in from our friends at the Evergreen Aviation and space museum in McMinnville, OR.

Butterfly Girl Saturday, February 11th

Kaleela Thompson, a 12 year-old butterfly expert from Hampton, Virginia, will be visiting the museum on February 11 to share her knowledge and passion for butterflies. Kaleela wrote the book Oh Where Oh Where Is My Swallowtail?, which is being used by private and public school systems. This accomplished young lady also hosts an online blog talk radio show called Garden Kids.

Check out Kaleela’s video on youtube:

Location: Evergreen Space Museum (by SR-71 Blackbird)
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm (Presentation is Open to General Public)
Price: Members – Free
General public – Included in Museum Admission Fee
Book price (if you decide to purchase) – $10
RSVP (Suggested)
Event Contact: (503)434-4185

The Paper Airplane Guy Saturday, February 18th

The paper airplane guy, John Collins, is back! John will be presenting at our museum on Saturday, February 18. At the age of 9, John invented his own plane that flew 150 yards to the other side of a pasture across from his house. From that moment on, he knew that he would be an airplane inventor. John studied origami for 10 years, and has been making paper airplanes for 40 years. John loves to share his passion with kids and get them excited about science.

To learn more about the paper airplane guy, please visit his website and check out this video on youtube

Location: Evergreen Aviation Museum – under tail of the Spruce Goose
Time: 11am and 2:30pm General Public Shows (RSVP suggested)
Price: Members – Free
General public – Included in Museum Admission Fee
RSVP (Suggested)
Event Contact: (503)434-4185


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