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May 2013
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[St. Mary] Family Fun! Fishing poles can be used to assist is flying your kite to help launch, reel in or out!
[Denver] Our monthly fly for the Denver Metro area and Colorado. All are welcome to join us here every First Sunday, regardless of weather conditions. Please contact us to find out if there are any changes due to soccer or other kite festivals on a particular day.
 
[Houston] Parachute Races
[Houston] 2nd and 3rd grader field day, parachute races, and kite flying
[Houston] 4th and 5th grader field day, parachute races, and kite flying
[Chattanooga] The daycare asked me to conduct a kite workshop for the children, ages 4 to 5. I've done this workshop now for probably 10 years.
[Farmland] The Farmland Center Saturday (May 4th) will debut an exhibit of kites made by the late legendary Farmland kite-maker Ansel Toney.
The Ansel Toney Kite Show will begin with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will remain on display through August 31 during The Farmland Center's regular business hours.
Historic Farmland USA Director Darrin Murrell said Ansel Toney, perhaps more than any other resident of Farmland, truly embodied the essence of what the local community is all about - talent, craftsmanship, hard work, artistic expression, individualism and integrity.
"He was also noted for his homespun friendliness and warmth with which he greeted every guest and poured into every kite he ever made," Murrell said.

- Quoted from the Windchester (Indiana) News-Gazette
         
[Crescent City] Two day monthly open fun fly on the beach.
         
[Barlow]
         
[Virginia Beach & Portsmouth] Last year we had awesome winds and kites painted the skies. Wow kite flyers it’s almost time for the 9th Atlantic Coast Kite Festival again this year in Virginia Beach and Portsmouth, VA. We open the kite festival with a get together at the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center with live music, drinks and food not just for the kite festival attendees but open to the public. From there we work our way into fun for the whole weekend including a party Saturday night. This year, we again have a limited amount of hotel rooms for kite fliers and volunteers. Almost all meals are provided for flyers during the festivals and festivities Friday and Saturday nights. We also offer gas money to some coming in from far away (email for details). So, pack a car full of fliers, kites, volunteers and enthusiasts and join us.
         
[Milford] We will be flying our kites from noon to 3:00pm.
[Treasure Island, Fl 33706] Join us on Cinco de Mayo at Treasure Island Beach for a fun filled day of kite flying!
The great thing about Treasure Island Beach is we have LOTS of room to fly! So pack all your kites and let's fill the sky with kites!
We will be flying everything- single line kites, Rev’s , Rev team flying, sport kites, show kites, fighter kites, KAP, mini-kites, and so much more...
See you at the beach!
Time 12-Sunset
Address - 10400 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, FL 33706
         
[Chicago] SEE THE VERY LARGE FORM KITES FROM Jeff Hale, Mike Holl,SPARLING KITES PRODUCTION . CHECK OUT THE SPORT KITES From Team Chicago Kite. Chicagokite/kiteharbor will be selling at the the event if you need a new kite . Event Highlights: Free kits for children to design and create their own kite Kohl’s Story Bus Giant Kite Flyer Face Painting Roaming Variety Entertainment Arts & Crafts and much more……
Free kits for children to design and create their own kite Kohl’s Story Bus Giant Kite Flyer Face Painting Roaming Variety Entertainment Arts & Crafts and much more……
Food will be available on the grounds from Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs. (Chicken Sandwiches & Boneless Rib Sandwiches – Hotdogs – Hamburgers – Fries – Nachos – Funnel Cakes – Chips/Popcorn – Pop &
[St. Johns] Visitors will be able to fly a kite (bring or make your own), jump on inflatables, take a wagon ride, ride the pony hops, run through bubbles, watch professional kite fliers perform with kite ballet or kite fights, plus enjoy face painting, learn to fly a kite, and more! Visitors who pay $5 (adult free with a paid child) will be able to fly a kite and the other included activities. All admissions will go to help finance the new community spray park at the St. Johns Main Park.
         
The Toney (IN)
[Muncie] Time: 10am-5pm Come fly at one of the best fields in the state. Kite making workshop on site. Members meeting to be held with election of club officers. All current HKS members will be treated to a meal; RSVP to Dick Claycomb.
The opening of the Ansel Toney Kite Exhibit at the Farmland Center in Farmland, Indiana, will begin at 4:00 p.m. Farmland is approximately 14 miles east of Muncie.
[West Deptford] From 130 to 330 PM
For more information contact Mike Dallmer at mikedallmer@verizon.net or 215-722-4092 or Diane (Cann) Maher 856-845-5593 or dicann@westdeptford.lib.nj.us
         
[Bloomington] Saturday, May 4, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Event originates at Valley View Elementary School play fields and overflows to Valley View Middle School play fields next door.
The City of Bloomington is hosting the 2013 Kite Day celebration. Kite flyers of all ages are invited to this fun filled day. Event includes live entertainment, food, and a festive atmosphere. Bring your own kite or receive a free one at the event. Prizes will be awarded. Free kites for ages 18 and under (while supplies last). Free admission!
Sponsored by:
City of Bloomington
[Richmond, VA] RAF Monthly Club Fly on the football fields at Dorey Park. Single line, sport, and fighters welcome and appropriate - NO MANJHA string!
         
[Madison] Just a emo fly for a fee.
[Porirua]
         
[Philadelphia] From Noon to 5 PM
For more information contact Kristine Kennedy At (215) 280-5993 or kris@plottwist.com

 
[Eugene] Display of around 40 kites selected from collections of AOK members Dick Page and Judy Brown. Some are suspended from ceil throughout the Childrens Area. Others are part of an informational display case on various aspects of kiting.
[Spartanburg] Display at Library. There will also be a workshop for youth.
     
[Easton]
 
[College Station] The Library will be filled with over 50 kites from all over the world.
There will be three display cases full of kite information.
     
[Easton] Please come join us for fun, food, and flying for all ages at our 23rd Annual Kite Day In The Park at Louise Moore Park in Easton, Pennsylvania. Free kite flying lessons. Team rokakku battle. Free kids kite building. Raffle/Chinese Auction. Refreshments available. No power lines. Three miles from the closest airport. 20+ fliers.
 
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[Waco] Fun family event. There are games, prizes, prize wheel, raffles, 100 free kites to begiven away, hula hoop contests, bol races, large kites flown by Whatakite. There will also be live entertainment this year.
 
[Houston]
       
[Houston] Free and open to the Public. Family to Family Network provides information, training & referral to families with children with disabilities and this event celebrates the launch of their new look (kite logo). In addition to flying kites, performances by The River (TUTS), Herd of Cows from Chick-Fil-A, and All Star Martial Arts. Free kites provided to children, but you are free to bring your own.
 
[First Colony] Spring picnic and kite fly
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[Eugene] Display of around 40 kites selected from collections of AOK members Dick Page and Judy Brown. Some are suspended from ceil throughout the Childrens Area. Others are part of an informational display case on various aspects of kiting.
[Farmland] The Farmland Center Saturday (May 4th) will debut an exhibit of kites made by the late legendary Farmland kite-maker Ansel Toney.
The Ansel Toney Kite Show will begin with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will remain on display through August 31 during The Farmland Center's regular business hours.
Historic Farmland USA Director Darrin Murrell said Ansel Toney, perhaps more than any other resident of Farmland, truly embodied the essence of what the local community is all about - talent, craftsmanship, hard work, artistic expression, individualism and integrity.
"He was also noted for his homespun friendliness and warmth with which he greeted every guest and poured into every kite he ever made," Murrell said.

- Quoted from the Windchester (Indiana) News-Gazette
     
[Barlow]
[Nancy]
       
[Tulsa]
         
[Oostende]
         
[Barmouth]
         
[Haverigg]
         
[Bodega Bay] Fun fly for everyone. There is a state park entrance fee. Time 10am till when ever.
[Greenmeadows]
         
[San Diego] Monthly club fly and general meeting.
[Kendallville] Time: 11am-4pm Kite making workshop held inside Baker Hall.
         
[Port Washington]
May Free Fly (OH)
[Cleveland] Club monthly free fly and field meeting.
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[Eugene] Display of around 40 kites selected from collections of AOK members Dick Page and Judy Brown. Some are suspended from ceil throughout the Childrens Area. Others are part of an informational display case on various aspects of kiting.
[Farmland] The Farmland Center Saturday (May 4th) will debut an exhibit of kites made by the late legendary Farmland kite-maker Ansel Toney.
The Ansel Toney Kite Show will begin with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will remain on display through August 31 during The Farmland Center's regular business hours.
Historic Farmland USA Director Darrin Murrell said Ansel Toney, perhaps more than any other resident of Farmland, truly embodied the essence of what the local community is all about - talent, craftsmanship, hard work, artistic expression, individualism and integrity.
"He was also noted for his homespun friendliness and warmth with which he greeted every guest and poured into every kite he ever made," Murrell said.

- Quoted from the Windchester (Indiana) News-Gazette
     
[Delray Beach]
       
[Grand Haven]
         
[Madison] Kite festival, Fun fly, Kite demos,
         
[Grinnell] Grinnell HyVee Food Store will partner with Grinnell Kiters for two days of education, kite building and fun for kids from Grinnell and the surrounding area. Cliff & Joyce Quinn will join local kiters to offer kite history, kite making and kite flying for the first 350 kids in attendance. The event is free to all.
         
[Rockaway Beach]
         
[Clontarf] In 2013, the Redcliffe KiteFest will be given a new lease of life with a number of exciting changes. Expected to attract a crowd of over 20,000 people, visitors will revel in a weekend of roaming through hundreds of speciality arts and craft markets, gourmet food stalls, kite displays, live entertainment, aerobatic displays, kite‐making workshops and amusement rides.
The sky will come alive with colour and kites in various shapes and sizes that will leave visitors spellbound. An unprecedented line‐up of the world’s most popular and
successful kite flyers on Australian soil will attend the 2013 festival, including the USA/Canadian iQuad Stunt Team, Japanese Kite Master Mikio Toki, New Zealand’s Simon Chisnall and some of the best flyers from every corner of Australia.
The fun won’t stop on Saturday afternoon, instead it will continue on into the evening with the debut of the Saturday Night Concert from 5pm – 10pm. A massive fireworks display will light up the sky at 8pm after a spectacular fire show. The concert will be hosted by the loveable larrikins Ben and Stacey from ’12 Big Brother and will feature an “Aussie Legends” line‐up of tribute bands featuring ACCA/DACCA, Chisel Revived and the Ultimate Bee Gees show.
Also being introduced in 2013 will be a feast for the senses with the mini Seafood & Wine Festival spoiling visitors for choice with carefully selected stalls of fresh and cooked seafood, wine, cheese and other tantalising food options over the weekend. This area will include the Seafood Stage with acoustic and laidback performances all
weekend as well as a Seafood and Wine Kitchen.
         
[Long Beach] The second annual "Flyer’s Day / Lady Kite Fliers" is an informal kite fly that gives NW kiters a great opportunity to 'try out and fly out' their winter projects and socialize with fellow fliers. The Lady Kite Fliers add their astounding collection of ground and sky art to the scene. We will fly on Sat. May 18 and Sun. May 19 from the Bolstad Ave. beach approach. Fliers and guests are invited to an informal dinner at the Lost Roo restaurant on the evening of the 18th.
This is a weather-permitting event.
         
[San Francisco] AKA sanctioned sport kite event. We start at 10am. Entry fee of $20.00 paid day of event. All AKA sport kite disciplines will be run.
[Tauranga]
         
[Brookline] The Clay Center Observatory holds astronomy day events in collaboration with the Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston. All Kite Flyers are welcome to join us! Indoor Fly at 7 PM. Last year over 2,000 people attended this event.
* Many different telescopes will be set up for you to see and use. Safely view the sun in the daytime, and see planets and stars in the evening, weather permitting.
* Demonstrations, planetarium shows, LASER Light shows, rocketry, stunt kites, RE/MAX balloon, hands-on educational activities for all ages. GALILEO returns.
* Meet a famous robot from the movies, have your picture taken with it!
* Door Prizes for children - register for a chance to win telescopes and more.
4:00 - Outdoor events begin with rockets, kites, solar telescopes
5:00 - Indoor events run from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm - science exhibitors
7:00 - Indoor Kite Flying in the Hockey Rink 7-9 pm - kites that need no wind!
8:00 - Sunset, night telescopes set up
8:30 - Viewing of the moon, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter
10:00 - Adjourn
[Fort Walton Beach] 10:00am - 4:00pm. This event is our monthly Club Fly in conjunction with Kitty Hawk Kites. We will be providing kiting instruction and demonstrating single line kites, dualies, quad lines, and power kites. This event is open to the public as well as the employees and customers of Kitty Hawk Kites of Fort Walton Beach and Destin, Florida.
         
[Brookline] Kite day, this event is FREE and open to the public.
[Revere] The Revere Beach Partnership has invited all to joint the fun
And fly your kites.
There will be kite making for all kids, display of show kites, and
kite surfing lessons from certified instructors.
The event is from 11:00 am to 4:00 PM.
This event is free and open to the public.
         
[Nizhny Novgorod] 17, 18, 19 May, 2013 will be the Russian-German street festival "Na Rojdestvenskoy". It’s a big city holiday, during which will be showcased current contemporary art from Germany and Russia.
May 17 - Opening ceremony, a jazz concert, a night jam session.
May 18 - Day of youth culture: KITE FESTIVAL, workshops and activities for street-art, graffiti, break-dance and hip-hop DJing, sporting events (Skateboard, BMX-bike, street ball), rock concert-night disco.
May 19 - Family holiday: street theater, animators, clowns, eskpress-German lessons, performances of children’s music and theater, concert of wind music.
[Nelson]
         
[Dallas] Annual one day event that is all about flying kites of all shapes and sizes. Professional kite flyers and the general public have room to have fun. It features other wind driven activities and groups such as birds from Dallas Zoo Outreach, paper airplane making, hang gliders, storm school, and a kids fun zone.
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[Eugene] Display of around 40 kites selected from collections of AOK members Dick Page and Judy Brown. Some are suspended from ceil throughout the Childrens Area. Others are part of an informational display case on various aspects of kiting.
[Farmland] The Farmland Center Saturday (May 4th) will debut an exhibit of kites made by the late legendary Farmland kite-maker Ansel Toney.
The Ansel Toney Kite Show will begin with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will remain on display through August 31 during The Farmland Center's regular business hours.
Historic Farmland USA Director Darrin Murrell said Ansel Toney, perhaps more than any other resident of Farmland, truly embodied the essence of what the local community is all about - talent, craftsmanship, hard work, artistic expression, individualism and integrity.
"He was also noted for his homespun friendliness and warmth with which he greeted every guest and poured into every kite he ever made," Murrell said.

- Quoted from the Windchester (Indiana) News-Gazette
[Delray Beach]
       
[Wildwood] Come join us for the 28th annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival where you'll enjoy four full days of activities, competition, camaraderie and fun!
         
[Crescent City] Come and join the Rogue Valley Windchasers for a 3 day Memorial weekend fun fly. Bring your favorite kites to display. You will be the show! Single, Dual, Quad lines and inflatables are welcome.
         
Sky Fest (ND)
[Garrison] Sky Fest continues a tradition of 20 years of kite flying at Ft. Stevenson State Park. During this family fun event, we will have a nice assortment of kites from kid kites to large inflatables and ground bouncers as well. Both in-state and out-of-state kite flyers have been invited and confirmed. A small concession stand is offered (state board of health approved) and Prairie Wind Kite Company is the kite vendor.
The airport is 5 miles (approx) away. My husband and brother-in-law are both pilots, so I know who to call for the notems. There are no power lines on the flying field, just one kite eating tree row and a flag pole on top of the fort. (humor here)
There will be no competitive kite flying.
Saturday will feature a kite making class and the kites of the day will be Mike Shaw and Deb Lenzen's art kites.
Sunday will feature a candy drop and the kites of the day will be cellular.
Monday will feature bol races (small) and the kites of the day will be Red/White/Blue anything.
Don and Betty Murphy and Mark Brandt will be flying large inflatables and foils/sleds during the entire weekend.
         
[St. Thomas] The 22nd annual Strawberry Fields Kite Festival takes place on two days (for the first time!) on the south lawn of Regional Mental Health Care - St. Thomas, the largest flying field in southwestern Ontario.
Mostly a fun fly - with the field open to anyone with a kite - the festival has been attended by members of kite clubs from all over Ontario, as well as Michigan and New York states.
The festival features lots of things for children - a kite making workshop, face painting and bubbles, as well as food vendors and other exhibitors. With free admission and plenty of on site parking, this is a community event that brings together the public and dedicated kite fliers.
         
[Milwaukee] The 26th Annual B93 FAMILY KITE FESTIVAL IS scheduled for Saturday, May 25th and Sunday 26th 2013, MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. NOW 2 days long! Sponsored by B93.3, and 102/1 WLUM Radio, Gift of Wings, and the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois, and Fast Track Oil change. The Fast Track Grand Launch will take place at 12:00 noon. Featured performers include Chicago Fire, The Windjammers, Josh and Zach Gordon, Dan Newman, Paul Koepke, Mike Delfar, Mrs. Kite Lady Donna Schenk, and the Giant Kites of Alex and Julie from Montreal, and Jean Lemire flying three stunt kites all at the same time. Unbelievable!! The Family Kite Festival will be held in Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s Lakefront from 10 am until 6 pm on Saturday and 10 am until 5 pm on Sunday. The festival is free with plenty of free parking. The Grand Launch of 600 kites will take place at noon.Kites and food will be sold at the festival. Kick off your Spring with the FAMILY KITE FESTIVAL!
         
[Waverly]
         
[Pensacola] 8:00am-2:00pm. This is a free public event to promote healthy outdoor family play. We will have a kids kite-making tent (supported by Kitty Hawk Kites). We will also be flying and demonstrating single line kites, dualies, quad-lines, and power kites.
[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.
         
[North Tonawanda] This is a fundraiser for the Homeless Veteran Organization. Please preregister for the festival. The first 400 will receive a free kite to fly. Noon to 4:00 p.m. Food and cold drinks will be available. This is a family friendly event. No alcohol will be sold at the event. For more information and to register go to www.kitesforvets.com
[Roanoke] Got Wind? Kite Club has been asked by Festival in the park to provide some color in the sky. Vendors will be there along with several top bands.
http://www.downtownroanoke.org/festival-2013
All kite flyers are invited to help and provide some color in the sky. Contact me if any other information is needed.
         
[Floyd] Come sit back and fly a kite and listen to some of the best Bluegrass Music around. Got Wind? Kite Club has been asked by Chantilly Farms to provide some color in the sky, This will be our third year. Vendors will be there along with several top bluegrass bands. Kite flyers are invited to demo and help provide some color in the sky. Contact me if any other information is needed. Please, let me know if you plan on attending.
 
         
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[Eugene] Display of around 40 kites selected from collections of AOK members Dick Page and Judy Brown. Some are suspended from ceil throughout the Childrens Area. Others are part of an informational display case on various aspects of kiting.
[Junction]
   
[Charleston] Four to six friends will visit various sites in Charleston during the festival and will spontaniously begin to fly beautiful kites in certain areas.
     
[University Place] Monthly Meeting
Fun fly
Festival Planning
 
[Crescent City] Monthly Club Fun Fly. All welcome. Come enjoy kite flying on the beach.
         
[New Smyrna Beach] Get ready for a high-flying weekend of colorful fun at the New Smyrna Beach Kite Festival! Located directly on the beach, just south of Flagler Avenue, this event is sure to provide real "fun-in-the-sun" for the whole family! There will be professional kite demonstrations; friendly competitions; and free lessons and tips for novices, including free kite kits and decorating stations for the kids! Adults and children are also encouraged to bring their own kites. Admission is free, but registration (on a walk-up basis, the day of the event) is required.
Kite Stop will be there with a tent to sell kites, and there will be a sectioned off area for doing kite demonstrations throughout the day.
Contact me directly (john@kitestop.com) if you would like to be more involved in the planning/organizing of this event.
         
[Ulverston]
         
[Ocean Shores]
         
[Kenosha] The Tour De Kites Continues..... The 12th annual FELLE LUNDGREN & ASSOCIATES "Outta Sight Kite Flight" will be held on June 1st & June 2nd, 2013, 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 Kite Team, 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, built and sponsored by the Kenosha News. Special thanks to The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois and Gift of Wings. The Kids Mad dash is sponsored by EDUCATORS CREDIT UNION.
         
[Snellville] Fuxion TV kite festival is an event that will engage families in old-fashioned family fun and entertainment. This event will attract families and individuals who may be looking to learn about kite flying or are avid kite fliers for a day of fun, entertainment, and activity. There will be over 400 attendees. It is our hope that this event will promote and consequently build stronger families and thereby stronger communities.
[San Andreas]
KITE FESTIVAL – Sunday, June 2
The San Andreas Merchants’ Association will present “Kites Over Calaveras” on Sunday, June 2 – 11:00 –4:00 at the San Andreas Ball Park on Mountain Ranch Road.
There will be kite-flying demonstrations, a candy drop, kite parade, booths, and tempting food and refreshments from our local non-profit organizations.
Everyone is welcome to just bring their favorite kite and come on out and let ‘er fly.
There’s no charge for admission, and parking is free. So come out and enjoy “Kites Over Calaveras” Kite Festival.
For more information or a booth application, please call 209/754-0127
         
[Glenview] Come join Glenview park District and chicagokite for a family fun kite fly for the 5th year.
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 fly for the Denver Metro area and Colorado. All are welcome to join us here every First Sunday, regardless of weather conditions. Please contact us to find out if there are any changes due to soccer or other kite festivals on a particular day.
         
[LYON TOWNSHIP] Family Kite Festival. Free kite building for kids. Kite demonstrations by dual line kite flyers and teams. Featuring the Wind Jammers, Team Sky Burner, Blues Brothers.
Remote control kite demonstrations. Lots of unique single kites will be flown. There will also be all sorts of other types of family entertainment. Events runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
[Naperville] Chicagokite and friends will be performing for this event. We will be there for all your kiting needs. Location: Frontier Sports Complex, 3380 Cedar Glade Drive. 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
         
[East Tawas] Our festival is centered around children and families. It is an open fly and everyone is welcome. There will be lots of giant kites and lots of stunt kites, too. There will be free kite making for the kids and lots of giveaways. We have candy drops, music, and fun. Come on up to East Tawas and fly a kite. Time is 10:00 until 6:00. There will be a night fly......weather permitting.
[Richmond, VA] RAF Monthly Club Fly on the football fields at Dorey Park. Single line, sport, and fighters welcome and appropriate - NO MANJHA string!
           
[Porirua]
[Farmland] The Farmland Center Saturday (May 4th) will debut an exhibit of kites made by the late legendary Farmland kite-maker Ansel Toney.
The Ansel Toney Kite Show will begin with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will remain on display through August 31 during The Farmland Center's regular business hours.
Historic Farmland USA Director Darrin Murrell said Ansel Toney, perhaps more than any other resident of Farmland, truly embodied the essence of what the local community is all about - talent, craftsmanship, hard work, artistic expression, individualism and integrity.
"He was also noted for his homespun friendliness and warmth with which he greeted every guest and poured into every kite he ever made," Murrell said.

- Quoted from the Windchester (Indiana) News-Gazette
[Delray Beach]
[Wildwood] Come join us for the 28th annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival where you'll enjoy four full days of activities, competition, camaraderie and fun!
           
[Crescent City] Come and join the Rogue Valley Windchasers for a 3 day Memorial weekend fun fly. Bring your favorite kites to display. You will be the show! Single, Dual, Quad lines and inflatables are welcome.
           
Sky Fest (ND)
[Garrison] Sky Fest continues a tradition of 20 years of kite flying at Ft. Stevenson State Park. During this family fun event, we will have a nice assortment of kites from kid kites to large inflatables and ground bouncers as well. Both in-state and out-of-state kite flyers have been invited and confirmed. A small concession stand is offered (state board of health approved) and Prairie Wind Kite Company is the kite vendor.
The airport is 5 miles (approx) away. My husband and brother-in-law are both pilots, so I know who to call for the notems. There are no power lines on the flying field, just one kite eating tree row and a flag pole on top of the fort. (humor here)
There will be no competitive kite flying.
Saturday will feature a kite making class and the kites of the day will be Mike Shaw and Deb Lenzen's art kites.
Sunday will feature a candy drop and the kites of the day will be cellular.
Monday will feature bol races (small) and the kites of the day will be Red/White/Blue anything.
Don and Betty Murphy and Mark Brandt will be flying large inflatables and foils/sleds during the entire weekend.
           
[Pensacola Beach] 8:00-4:00 Join us as remember and honor those who gave all. We will be flying kites and enjoying the outdoors while our friends with the HBTS Fishing Club will be surf fishing. We will be observing a moment of silence at noon to reflect and remember fallen soldiers. Picnic to follow.
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