Blue Hill Observatory Patriots Day Kite Fly
(Red, White, and Blue Kite Day)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
Blue Hill Observatory Science Center on summit of Blue Hill
Near 1904 Canton Avenue
Milton, MA US
(AKA Region 1)
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kids Fly
Kids Kitemaking
Kite Vendors
Food Vendors
Kite Demos
National Kite Month
Special Kite Tours of Blue Hill Observatory at 10:15, 12:15, and 2:15 and a custom tour for AKA/KONE members at 4:15 $5.00 adults $3.00 ages 5-17 and members of BHOSC, AKA, KONE
Kite Making sled kite work shop at 11:00, 1:00, 3:00 $12.00 adults $10.00 youth and members of BHOSC, AKA, KONE
Kite flying all day long on fields near Observatory or Blue Hills Ski Area.
For additional information contact:
Don McCasland
PO Box 187
Readville, MA 02137
Phone: (617) 696-0562
Fax: (617) 696-0419
Kites Over New England
The Blue Hill Observatory is located at the summit of Great Blue Hill on the Blue Hills Reservation at the junction of Routes 93 and 138 about 10 miles south of Boston. The closest parking is at the Blue Hill Ski Area or the adjacent Trailside Museum at 1904 Canton Avenue in Milton, MA. Hiking trails lead to the summit from these parking areas. The summit access road is not open to public vehicles; the walk up the hill to the Observatory along the summit road is approximately one mile. Trail maps and information are available at the Trailside Museum.
From the North:
Take either Route 128/95 south or Route 93 south to the Route 138 exit in Canton (Exit 2). Follow Route 138 north approximately 1 mile north through one set of traffic lights to the Blue Hill Ski Area and Trailside Museum parking area on the right. Hiking trails lead to the summit of Great Blue Hill from these parking lots.
From the South:
Take Route 95 or Route 3 north to Route 93 to the Route 138 exit in Canton (Exit 2). Fo
Kiters can get special permission to drive to the Observatory on the Service Road (not open to the general public without permission) Call 617-696-0562 or e-mail dmccasland@bluehill to make arrangements.

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