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June 2012
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[Stella-Plage]
 
[Westport] This is an informal group that gets together on a Wednesday evening at 5:00pm to sunset.
PCKA FUN FLY (WA)
[University Place]
[Topeka] Twisted Lines is a 3 day event starting with an evening fun fly and night fly on Friday. Saturday 10-4, competition, fun fly, demo's and candy drops. Saturday evening 6-9 indoor fly and Topeka West High School, including a kite auction. Sunday 10-4, fun fly, buggy blast, fighter kites, and demos.
   
[Dorchester] Single line indoor kite flying
Wednesday mornings: 10:30 - noon
$6.00 for gym fee
Beginners welcome... Loaner Wala’s available
   
[San Andreas] Kites over Calaveras Kite Festival
Sunday, June 3rd -
There’s something for everyone at the 9th Annual Kites over Calaveras. Large kites, small kites, and everything in between will be there.
A kite making workshop will be held on Saturday, June 2t,h from 1:00 pm. to 4:00 pm. at the San Andreas Town Hall. Space is limited and reservations are required. Cost is $25 per kite. This includes everything you need to make and fly your own personal kite the next day at the Kite Festival.
On Sunday, June 3rd, the festival starts at 11:00 am. and runs to 4:00 pm. at the San Andreas Community Ball Park on Mountain Ranch Road.
Learn-to-fly, candy drop, mystery ballet, mass ascension (a tribute to the Red, White, and Blue), with kite flying demonstrations throughout the day. Brought back this year by popular demand, our very own Kite Demolition Derby. Plus, kids activities and a small engine display. So come out and join the fun!
The 2012 Sponsors are:
San Andreas Merchants Association, San Andreas Recreation & Parks District, Calaveras, GROWN, and members of the Northern California Kite Club
For more information and a workshop application, visit www.SanAndreasMerchants.com
or call 754-0127


         
[Ocean Shores,] Kite competition for all ages and skill levels.
         
[Ocean Shores,] Kite competition for all ages and skill levels. Fun fly, kids kite making, demos, and free flying lessons. All flying fields are on the beach in a no drive zone.
         
[Glenview] Come join Glenview park District and chicagokite for a family fun kite fly.
Location in "The Glen" of Glenview at Attea Middle School, 2500 Chestnut Avenue. Event will run from 10am-4pm Free Admission, Kite Making for Kids • A Candy Drop • Single-line and Show Kites Plenty of space to fly your own kite! Bring a kite, make a kite, or buy one from Chicago Kite at the event
[Denver] Our monthly club gathering and free fly for the east side of Denver
         
[NEW HUDSON] Kite building for kids, open flying, demonstrations by Windjammers, Team Sky Burner, Blues Brothers, rc kite flying
and many more.
[Tampa] Join us for a fun day of kite flying on the museum grounds from 1-4
Kiting Tampa Bay is so happy to be part of kite week. We have a large kite display in the museum and will be helping with kite making workshops leading up to our Big kite fly on Sunday. Hope you will come fly with us!!!
         
[East Tawas] Breeze on Tawas Bay is a fun filled day for kite enthusiasts of all ages. We cater to family fun. Candy drops for the kids. Last year hundreds of people enjoyed themselves. This year we hope we can count on you to come and fly or just be amazed by the size and beauty of all the kites. Weather permitting, we will have a night fly.
[Tampa Fl 33602] Join us for a fun day of kite flying on the museum grounds from 1-4Kiting Tampa Bay is so happy to be part of kite week. We have a large kite display in the museum and will be helping with kite making workshops leading up to our Big kite fly on Sunday. Hope you will come fly with us!!!
         
[Kenosha] The Tour De Kites Continues..... The 11th annual FELLE LUNDGREN & ASSOCIATES "Outta Sight Kite Flight" will be held on June 2nd & June 3rd, 2012, 10 am until 5 pm.. NOW TWO DAYS LONG! This free event will be held in Kennedy Park on Kenosha’s beautiful lakefront. Sponsored by The Kenosha News, the City of Kenosha, Gift of Wings, The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, and Lite Rock 92.1 FM Radio and AM 1400, WRJN. Featured performers include Chicago Fire, Josh and Zach Gordon, Paul Koepke, Dan Newman, EOS, O2, Something Old..Something New, Brett Williams as the Kite Whispererer, Mike Delfar, the Giant Kites of Alex and Julie, and the kites of Charlie Sotich, sponsored by the Kenosha News. Special thanks to Lite Rock 92.1 and News Talk 1400 WRJN, The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois and Gift of Wings. The Kids Mad dash is sponsored by EDUCATORS CREDIT UNION.
[Naperville] Chicagokite and friends will be performing for this event We will be there for all your kiteing needs. Location: Frontier Park It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…kite! Keep your eyes to the skies for the City of Naperville’s Kite Fly. Kites of all sizes, some as large as 90 feet, will be soaring through the sky for all to see. Plan to participate in learn-to-fly lessons, fun family flying, single-line flying . Join us and enjoy free musical entertainment, amazing demonstrations and stunts, raffles and a kite-flyin' good time.
OH YA and dont forget to see the guys from the Illinois Kite Enthusiasts Club They will be happy to help you with any of your Kiteing ? Just look for the red shirts.
           
[Richmond, VA] RAF Monthly Club Fly on the football fields at Dorey Park. Single line, sport, and fighters welcome and appropriate - NO MANJHA string!
             
[Wildwood] Come join us for the 27th annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival where you'll enjoy four full days of activities, competition, comraderie and fun!
           
[San Ramon] The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival will feature 200 arts & crafts booths juried by California Artists
featuring a wide range of artwork including paintings, sculpture, woodwork, toys, jewelry, hand painted
clothing, stained glass, music, photography and more.
Kites are one of the main attractions of the event. There will be kite flying demonstrations throughout
both days by professionals from all over the country and China, free kite making workshops for youth,
and lots of kites to buy. After purchasing or making your own kite, spend some time enjoying the
beautiful San Ramon Central Park and perfect conditions to practice flying a kite.
A very special feature this year is the participation in the festival by a delegation from Weifang, China.
Weifang, China is home to the Weifang International Kite Museum and Kite Festival.
           
[Garrison] This will be Deb’s 20th and last kite party on the shores of Lake Sakakawea in beautiful North Dakota. She is handing the event off to Rena Rustad of Prairie Wind Kites. Please help Deb celebrate by bringing your vintage kites out of storage and flying them at her festival. Bring your Trlbys and Peter Powells. Bring your Hawaiians and Spin-offs. This will be a fun fly of gigantic proportions.
           
[Quincy] “Ever dream of flying like a bird? Imagine yourself floating low and slow over the countryside. Now you can in a powered parachute by Six Chuter. Powered Parachutes offer one of the safest and most economical ways to fly”.
Six Chuter West, LLC
Memorial Week-end Fly In Brought to you by Six Chuter West Powered Parachute Association
The Quincy skies are filled with Powered Parachutes over this three day week-end. This event offers education, training classes, and flying. Six Chuter offers Discovery Flights during the week-end and are all first come first serve weather permitting. For a full schedule of the week-end events, visit their website.
What do you do when the wind blows? You go flight a Kite! This is something for everyone to enjoy! This is also a great way to meet people that share a common interest. For more information on Kite Flying check out these two great websites
www.aka.kite.org
www.pkdkitesusa.com
We have open skies and plenty of room. Bring a picnic and spend the day with the family flying kites. There is no charge unless purchases are made. For the saftey of everyone we ask that you watch your children and abide by all safety rules and boundaries.If you don't have a kite you may purchase them on site from Big Kid Kites.
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[Westport] This is an informal group that gets together on a Wednesday evening at 5:00pm to sunset.
   
[Buffalo Grove] Nothing says summer like a kite! Visitors to this museum exhibit will learn the amazing history of these ultimate flying machines as they discover that kites are more than just toys-they have been used for science experiments, wartime observations, and cultural celebrations around the world.
         
[Vancouver]
         
[Nags Head] The 30th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival, hosted by Kitty Hawk Kites, is scheduled for June 9th and 10th, 2012, from 10A.M. to 4P.M. The festival will be held on the dunes of Jockey’s Ridge State Park, located at mile post 12.5 on highway 158. This is a free event and is open to the public.
Rogallo Kite Festival Scuba Diver
The Rogallo Kite Festival includes two days of kite flying to honor Francis Rogallo, NASA scientist and inventor of the flexible wing. His inventions started the sport of hang gliding and his designs have carried over into the stunt kites, power kites and hang gliders that are flown today.
To honor Mr. Rogallo, Kitty Hawk Kites presents two full days of large kite displays. Large single line kites, including a 100 ft. octopus, an 80 ft. scuba diver and a 50 ft. fish, will soar above Jockey’s Ridge. Kitty Hawk Kites will offer free stunt and power kite lessons on the dunes and free kite making and face painting at the Kitty Hawk Kites store in Nags Head (directly across from the festival).
For more information on the 30th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival or other events held by Kitty Hawk Kites, please contact our Events Coordinator, at events@kittyhawk.com.
         
[Jamestown] The Jamestown Kite Festival has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country and Canada. The event is free and open to everyone. Events include fun contests for kids, kite making, demonstrations, door prizes, and music. Over 13 acres of flying space!
         
[Laramie] Our first known kite festival in Wyoming for many years or more. We have been invited to coordinate a kids kite festival and demo of our many
types of kiting.
Surrounded by over 200 acres of open, Treeless land with trimmed Prairie
Grass and world famous Wyoming WIND!!! many days in excess of 20MPH,
the Wyoming Territorial Prison was built in 1872, and housed over 1,000
prisoners from the
Wild West, the most famous being Butch Cassidy himself.
The facility was decommissioned in 1903, used as a stable until the
1990’s when it was restored & became a Museum
the "Alcatraz" of the Old West.
The event is from 9AM to 6PM. We are considering CAMPING together at a
local campground after the festival, hence the additional day added to
the event.
If the Winds persist after Dusk, some of us may do a Night Fly in the
nearest open area at camp.
         
[Worley] This is the 4th Annual International Nude Kite Festival Sponsored by Sun Meadow Family Nudist Resort. This year there will be prizes awarded for Most Amazing Kite and Best Flying Kite and Best Nudist Theme Kite.
[Longmont] Kiters have been gathering here for the past 6 years. Our original monthly Fun Fly, and our North of Denver hub. A large open park with few trees or other obstructions
         
MRKC (WI)
[Milwaukee] This will be a Sanctioned Sport Kite Competition. We will compete program style precision or league style and regular ballet events. If you have any questions, please contact Dave for more information.
There will be plenty of room for fun flying with a kite shop and food vendor at the location.










Novice IndividualDI 02CircleDI 03Circle Over DiamondDI 17Wedge
Experienced IndividualDI 05Lap and SnapDI 08PyramidDI 15LSI
Masters IndividualDI 11Split Figure EightDI 09OctagonDI 19Launch Circle and Land, 2 point
Experienced Individual Multi-lineMI 02Ladder UpMI 07Arc CircleMI 15Pivots
Masters Individual Multi-lineMI 17OctagonMI 19BumpsMI 22The Felix
Experienced Dual-line PairsDP 06Inverted Eight with LandingDP 11Meet AgainDP 17Pair Jumps with Rolls
Masters Dual-line PairsDP 03Pair Circle over DiamondDP 08TwistDP 16Pair Square Cuts and Land
Experienced Multi-line PairsMP 08Double DiamondsMP 09LollypopsMP 10Parallel Boxes
Masters Multi-line PairsMP 03Quadouble-SMP 11Triangle SplitMP 12Split Square
Experienced TeamDT 05Arch de TriomphDT 07Sorted RectangleDT 10Team Diamonds
Masters TeamDT 04Team HairpinDT 11CascadeDT 14Have Fun
[Clearwater] Summer is Here Fly! Join us for a fun day of kiting on Clearwater beach! We will be flying at the old pier. Grab your kites, sun block and join us!! We will be flying from 12- Sunset. Might even do dinner after words at one of the restaurants on the beach.
         
[Neenah] Join us for this fun fly and build-a-kite workshop and shoot some hoops while you're here at the Streetball 3 on 3 tournament!
9:00 – 4:00: Local Kite Flying enthusiasts and American Kitefliers Association (AKA) members will share their Hang Time skills with kites of all sizes and colors. Everyone is invited to join us in a Fun Fly – Flying field available across the street from the Hang Up Gallery.
9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Kite Gallery exhibits featuring…
• Craig Wilson’s Kite Aerial Photography
• Robert Brasington – Custom Kite Designs from Tasmania
10:00 am – noon: Kid’s kite making at the Hang Up Gallery – all ages welcome!
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[Buffalo Grove] Nothing says summer like a kite! Visitors to this museum exhibit will learn the amazing history of these ultimate flying machines as they discover that kites are more than just toys-they have been used for science experiments, wartime observations, and cultural celebrations around the world.
   
[Westport] This is an informal group that gets together on a Wednesday evening at 5:00pm to sunset.
[Fanoe]
         
[Joplin] The 4th annual KITES OVER ROUTE 66 kite festival. Flying will begin at 10:00 am ending around 5:00 pm Sunday will start at 10:00 and end approx 3:00 pm Event if FREE and open to the public.
         
[Martinez] This event offers a great opportunity to learn and eat well! There is a BBQ cook off and vendor in the park the same day. Bring your kites or you may borrow from us. We will have very experience people on the field to help you improve your flying skills or perhaps try out some team flying.
[White Bear Lake] This is a regular monthly kite fly for Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) members. Nonmembers are welcomed to participate too. Everyone is encouraged to bring a kite to fly. Don't have a kite? No problem! Kites will be available from Brad at the fun fly.
         
[Hollister] It’s a fun, inexpensive way for families to enjoy the outdoors in a beautiful state park. There is music, free face painting, plus free bubble gum and pie eating contests and a Make Your Own Kite Free table. There will be free crafts and nature tables to check out. The only fee is the $5 day use fee per car. Bring your own drinking water.
[Keene Valley] Fly a kite with Dad in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks! EBFA shares Marcy Field with a fabulous farmer’s market for this annual Father’s Day Family Event. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Refreshments and kites for sale.
         
[Indianapolis] Time: 2-3pm One of a series of six kite-making workshops sponsored by the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library. Six-per-year series to be continued until all branches requesting the workshop have been covered.
 
         
[Brigantine] SJKF Club fly on Brigantine Beach at 38th street starting noon. For more information, contact Andy at kiteguy97@verizon.net or 856-728-8870
 
         
SJKF Fun Fly (NJ)
[Brigatine] Monthly fun fly for the summer on the beachat 38th Street in Brigantine nj.
 
         
ODSKC 2012 (VA)
[Richmond] Come join us for the 20th annual Old Dominion Sport Kite Championships! ODSKC 2012 is a one-day sport kite competition for all classes, offering all AKA-sanctioned outdoor individual disciplines, as well as team and pairs ballet events.
Dorey Park (where ODSKC will be held) is approximately 5 miles from Richmond International Airport (RIC).
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[Buffalo Grove] Nothing says summer like a kite! Visitors to this museum exhibit will learn the amazing history of these ultimate flying machines as they discover that kites are more than just toys-they have been used for science experiments, wartime observations, and cultural celebrations around the world.
   
[Westport] This is an informal group that gets together on a Wednesday evening at 5:00pm to sunset.
   
[Fecamp]
         
[Plougasnou]
         
[Saint-May]
         
[Vierzon]
         
[Lincoln City]
         
[Swift Current] The 2012 SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival will once again take flight in Swift Current, Saskatchewan on June 23 and 24. This world-class event attracts kite flyers, enthusiasts and fun lovin’ people from across the globe to one prairie field to enjoy an exciting weekend of kiting and family fun.
The skies above Swift Current will fill with a colourful array of some of the most unique kites in the world. This free admission festival features beautiful, original handmade art kites, giant creature kites the size of houses, speeding kite buggies racing eighty kilometers an hour, screaming stunt kites flying in tandem, and an one hundred kite train soaring to the skies.
At Windscape, everyone can experience the thrill of flying in the vast Saskatchewan air space with some of the world’s best kite artists and performers.
At eleven in the morning and three in the afternoon, three time Canadian champion juggler Robin Chestnut will entertain everyone with his high-wire comedy routine. Kids of all ages will enjoy balloon sculpting, the bubble station, mystery sandpile, bol racing, face-painting and ongoing kite workshops. There is also a Kite Store with many kinds of kites of all levels.
The Long Day’s Night Music Festival complements the kite festival. Three nights, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, featuring Yukon Blonde, Delhi 2 Dublin and more.
Please join us for the Windscape Kite Festival in Swift Current on the Southwest Hill. The festival begins on Saturday, June 23 at 10:00 am and has no admission charge. It runs Sunday until 5:00 pm.
         
[Englewood, FL 34223] June 23- Englewood Beach Fly!
We will be doing Kids kite making at Englewood Beach. It will be a small build limited to 25 kites. If you want to make a kite you will need to preregister at 941.681.3742
Hope you will join and fly some kites!
Englewood Beach Chadwick Park
2100 North Beach Road
Englewood, FL 34223
Pavilion #2 (once you pull in to the parking lot, pavilion #2 is left of the restrooms)
[South Yarmouth, MA 02664] "Kite Fun" with Archie and Friends at Bass River Beach, South Street South Yarmouth, MA 02664. On Beautiful Cape Cod. Kite making, large kite demos, candy drops, sport kite demos and quad team demos
         
[Worley] Third annual nude kite flying
[Ville-Pommeroeul]
         
[Indianapolis] Time: 2-3pm One of a series of six kite-making workshops sponsored by the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library. Six-per-year series to be continued until all branches requesting the workshop have been covered.
[Littleton, CO 80123] Our monthly Fly for the Denver Metro area.
         
[Grayland] This is a club fly during the day and we have a potluck dinner, club meeting, and raffle to raise funds for the club.
[Maidstone]
         
[Shawano] This is the sixth annual event sponsored by Qualheim’s True Value. Kites for kids are free. Kites for sale by Qualheim’s True Value with lunch and refreshments available on the field. Event time from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
[Brookings] Kites and bikes, rockets and food, family fun and games!
Bring your own kite to fly!
12 noon to 4 pm
Please note rescheduled date!
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[Buffalo Grove] Nothing says summer like a kite! Visitors to this museum exhibit will learn the amazing history of these ultimate flying machines as they discover that kites are more than just toys-they have been used for science experiments, wartime observations, and cultural celebrations around the world.
[South Yarmouth, MA 02664] "Kite Fun" with Archie and Friends at Bass River Beach, South Street South Yarmouth, MA 02664. On Beautiful Cape Cod. Kite making, large kite demos, candy drops, sport kite demos and quad team demos
[Michigan City]
     
PCKA FUN FLY (WA)
[University Place]
[Edmond] Both Saturday and Sunday (June 30 and July 1) will be a family fun fly. There will be kiteflying demos of one, two and four line kites. Included in the activities will be kite making for the kids by Richard and Marti Dermer and candy drops from a kite. There will be a kite auction Saturday with special kites donated by kiters and at sun down a night fly with lighted kites (weather permitting). There will also be members of a local astronomy club joining us to allow attendees to enjoy the night sky. There will be a kite vendor for those needing kites.
The kitefest will be about 20 miles from the nearest airport and about 1/2 mile from the nearest power lines.
           
[Denver] Our monthly club gathering and free fly for the east side of Denver
           
[Richmond, VA] RAF Monthly Club Fly on the football fields at Dorey Park. Single line, sport, and fighters welcome and appropriate - NO MANJHA string!
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