Know any young aviation buffs? MC Aviators’ Oct. 14 event is for them.

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Michigan City Aviators, EAA Chapter 966, is sponsoring a “Young Eagles” event on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Michigan City Airport.

Any young people ages 8-18 are welcome to attend and get a short ground school orientation on aviation procedures and a 20-minute ride in an aircraft over the local area. A parent or legal guardian must also attend to sign a waiver.

The group has been sponsoring this event several times a year, for 25 years, and some of the pilots have over 500 rides to their credit.

There is no charge. Reservations may be made by contacting the airport at 1-219-872-0121.

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