Elizabeth City, NC — Kites are the focus of Soaring on Sunday, Port Discover’s membership “thank you” event, set for Sunday, November 6, form 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Kitty Hawk Kites will be on hand for kite flying demonstrations, kite making for the kids, and opportunities to try out a hang gliding simulator! Events will take place at Port Discover and in Mariner’s Wharf Park. The program is free for Port Discover new and current members. Reservations are requested by Wednesday, November 2. To join Port Discover, visit www.portdiscover.org, or stop in Port Discover to join.
Membership benefits include early registration for programs, various discounts on programs and purchases in the Science Shop, and e-newsletters.
Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The science center’s hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information, call 252-338-6117 or www.portdiscover.org.
Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of The Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.