4th Annual GO FLY A KITE Kite Festival
(City of Wheaton, IL.GO FLY A KITE Kite Festival)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
04/21/2012
Graf Park
630 Dawes Ave
Wheaton, IL, IL US
(AKA Region 6)
Activities:
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kids Fly
Kite Vendors
Food Vendors
National Kite Month
Description:
MEET CONNOR DORAN! The Wheaton Park District, Gift of Wings, and the Kite Society of WI & IL are proud to present the 4th Annual Wheaton "GO FLY A KITE" Kite Festival as part of the Tour De Kites. This event is planned for Saturday, April 21, 2012, in Graf Park from 10:00 am until 3:00 or 4:00 pm.(depending on how much fun we are having) In April 2010, in conjunction with Wheaton’s annual Celebration, Wheaton residents attempted to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the most kites flown simultaneously (967 kites). We had over 1,100 notarized registrants that day, and launched over 900 kites all at the same time. The families that came out for the event had a great time, so we are ready to “give it another try.”
We are proud to present for the First time, The 2010 AMERICA"S GOT TALENT top 12 finalist, CONNOR DORAN WITH MOM, AMY DORAN, raising awareness to support the National Epilepsy Foundation and speaking out against Bullying. DARE TO DREAM AND OVERCOMING LIFE'S OBSTACLES. Flying for the 4th time, The world renowed Chicago Fire Kite Team, Dan Newman, EOS, and Fire and Ice. The Wheaton Eye Clinic Kids Mad Dash and the Candy Drop will take place between shows until 3:00pm. Check this out! The Grand Launch will take place at 11:30. Now we DARE YOU TO DREAM and watch the video.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0ua3EZs06s For more information contact Scott Fisher at 414-305-3145 or Cathy Hetrick at 630-510-4986
For additional information contact:
Scott Fisher and Cathy Hetrick
9955 w St Martins RD
Franklin, WI 53132
US
E-mail:
Phone: (414) 305-3145
Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois and Gift of Wings
www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJfy51gKozU
Directions:
Graf Park in Wheaton, IL
Comments:
This is a FREE event, so plan on having fun. Kites will be available for purchase from Gift of Wings Kite Store. Free Kite Flying Pocket Guides will be available at this event from Gift of Wings and the Kite Society of WI & IL.
www.giftofwings.com and www.wheatonparkdistrict.com
Event starts at 10:00 am with Registration
Kids Kite Making at 11:00 am
Grand Launch of all of the kites at 11:30 am
Kids Mad Dash and candy drop during the afternoon
*Team and activity times are approximate.

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