FLIGHT FESTIVALFor flights of fancy on Father's Day flit...

AROUND THE INNER HARBOR

June 16, 1995|By Holton F. Brown

FLIGHT FESTIVAL

For flights of fancy on Father's Day flit to the Baltimore Museum of Industry from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. You can watch model airplanes fly, assemble your own, pretend to be a pilot or part of a flight crew, and you can compete for prizes in a paper airplane contest.

Door prizes donated by hobby shops, airlines and aircraft manufacturers will be given away. The museum is at 1415 Key Highway. Admission, but dads, granddads and their children are free. Information: 727-4808, Ext. 105.

MATH YOU CAN PLAY WITH

Beyond Numbers, a new $1.3 million permanent exhibit at the Maryland Science Center about mathematics, opens to the public Sunday. This isn't just a static display, and neither is it the math you learned in school, in the words of D. D. Hilke, the center's exhibits director, who adds that "it is filled with puzzles, art, science, culture, nature and real-life applications."

The exhibit was created by George Washington University mathematicians and the Science Center staff with an $844,000 grant from the National Science Foundation and another $495,000 from IBM. Admission. Information: 545-5964.

MORE TO DO

Here's a sampling of other fare at attractions Around the Inner Harbor:

* Take the kids to see Kinderman John Taylor present a program of interactive song and dance at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Rash Field's Kaufman Pavilion, next to the Maryland Science Center on Key Highway. Mr. Taylor stimulates the learning process through the performing arts. On June 22, the comedy team of Battersby Duo will perform at 10:30 a.m. for children. All free. Information: 837-4636.

* Listen to live music free from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and tomorrow, and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harborplace Amphitheatre. Information: 332-4191.

* Plan ahead and solve a murder aboard the Bay Lady or Lady Baltimore from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 25, July 9, Aug. 27, Sept. 17 and Nov. 12. With the cruise and murder investigation will be a buffet dinner. Admission. Information: 727-3113.

TECH TALKS

All those conventioneers downtown today and this weekend are part of the National Educational Computing Conference '95 at the Convention Center, sponsored by Towson State University. About 7,000 people -- many of them teachers and professors -- are here, checking on computers in the classroom. Information: 659-7900.

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