Celebrate Glenview’s Aviation History
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It’s time for the second annual Flight Fest! There is live music, kid activities, model air plane demonstrations, and opportunities to learn about Glenview’s aviation history. From 2-6 p.m. Flight Fest kicks off with kid-friendly activities such as roaming entertainers, Glenview Jr. Flight Academy kid activities, inflatables, kite flying, and model air plane demonstrations. There is plenty of Glenview history as well, including historical photos, naval base museum memorabilia, and a screening of the feature film “Wings Over Glenview.”  A tribute to veterans and armed forces takes place at 4 p.m. From 6-8 p.m. Beatles tribute band “American English” provides live music. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Activity wristbands can be purchased for the carnival games and activities. Flight Fest is designed to honor the former Glenview Naval Air Station where Gallery Park now resides.