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CT Kiters Calendar is available HERE


CT Kiters Calendar is available HERE


Please contact a person near you or the contact person  for the event,  for information about start times  and weather changes, or with offers  to help. Most events are free and open to the public. Some places charge to park. Check for time and date changes.


Kites Over New England   2015


If you have any questions and would like to list a kiting event or favorite flying field in your area, email to KONE-Events@kone.org  Check with local clubs for the best way to find out what’s going on in the New England Kiting community.  Not all events are listed for local areas. Not all events listed below are KONE events. Check contact info mentioned in the listing.


February 14th and March 14th 2015. New flyers welcome to experience Indoor flying. $20.00 non MBACC members, $15.00 MBACC members. Check it out. www.motherbrookarts.org

 

Fenruary 14:  TONY O's EDDY WORKSHOP 157 Shore Road, Ogunquit, Maine

Email directly at aotis@maine.rr.com to reserve your spot at the workshop.   We will need your color choice NO LATER THAN JANUARY 19       Cost of workshop is $50.00 payable at the workshop, cash or check (Tony Otis). 

          The workshop provides materials and instruction with which you will construct a five foot one color Eddy kite (less edge fold over if used). Materials provided include fabric for one sail etc., four corner reinforcements (same exact color as the sail), two bridle point reinforcements (same exact color as the sail), three double layer pockets (black), one tensioning pocket (black), edge binding grosgrain (your color choice) with option for 1/4 or 3/8 inch material (to fit your sewing machine capability), bridle point grommets, 30 degree dihedral, carbon spars all around, vinyl end caps for all spars, fuzzy tail attachment loop material, enough fabric for a 20 foot fuzzy tail (same color as sail), 100 pound braided Dacron bridle line with slide adjustment, and enough 1.5 oz black ripstop for a Velcro closure bag. 

 

February 23 & 24 “Isla Blanca Kite Festival” Cancun, Mexico contact Charles Stewart  Acapulco Restaurant at the end of the road North in Isla Blanca.  This event is free and open to the public.  A raffle of donated items will benefit the Orphanage.  All money from the raffle will benefit the orphanage.  A dozen kite flyers from from the USA,  and the Cancun area will join us to fly kites. We will have big kites and Revolution kites.  Contact Charles Stewart

FEBRUARY 28   The Annual Meeting for KONE  9 am to 1 pm at the Motherbrook Arts and Community Center 123 High Street (Dedham, MA. Things on the agenda are (in no specific order) breakfast, discussion on already scheduled events, brunch, discussion on desired activities, coffee, tea other drinks and treats, Treasurers report, membership report, Lunch, , final ballot collection, committee reports, indoor flying, dessert, election results, board meeting, cocktails?

This is also one of the calls for nominations. We need a president and board members. Please volunteer or recruit someone to be on the board or a committee. We are especially looking for newer members with good energy and fresh ideas. Submit your nominations, including yourself, to any board member.

March 7: All KONE members are invited to share the afternoon with  Crotched Mountain clients demonstrating Indoor flying skills. March 7, 2015 1 - 4PM. Lunch will be served 11:00-12:30.

Come and give back.  Archie Stewart

March 14th 2015. New flyers welcome to experience Indoor flying. $20.00 non MBACC members, $15.00 MBACC members. Check it out. www.motherbrookarts.org

April 11: Cogswell’s Grant  Historic New England 60 Spring Street Essex, Mass. 01929 978-768-3632 Rain date April 12

April 18 & 19: KITEMANIA NORTH At Mother Brook Arts and Community Center, (MBACC), 123 High Street Dedham, MA 02026.  Indoor Flying and  competition. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration form is available here: KITEMANIA NORTH Reg Form 1915 rev 4.doc


May 16  Bug Light Kite Festival Maine

 

May 23 Back to the Beach Kite Festival Nahant Beach

 

Places to Fly

Connecticut:

Hammonasset State Park, Madison, CT

Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT

Savin Rock, West Haven, CT  GPS setting is 614 Captain Thomas Blvd, West Haven or 435 Captain                                                                                                 Thomas Blvd, West Haven CT

Sherwood Island State Park, Westport, CT

Veteran's Memorial State Park, Norwalk, CT

 

Maine:

Back Cove Park, Portland, ME

Bug Light, South Portland, ME

Fort Williams Park (Portland Head Light), Cape Elizabeth, ME
Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit , ME

Pine Point, Scarborough, ME

 

Massachusetts:

Castle Island  South Boston MA

Crane Beach, Ipswich, MA

Danehy Park at Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA

Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester, MA

Malibu Beach on Morrisey Boulevard in Dorchester

Millenium Park, West Roxbury, MA

Nahant Beach, Lynn, MA

Nantasket Beach, Hull, MA

Pleasure Bay in South Boston

Pope John Paul II Park, Dorchester, MA

Race Point Beach, Provincetown, MA

Revere Beach, Revere, MA

Sagamore Beach Cape Cod Canal MA

Salisbury Beach, Salisbury, MA

Squantum Point Park, Quincy, MA

West Dennis Beach, MA  on the side of the access road away from thebeach.

New Hampshire:

Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH

 

Rhode Island:

Bretton Point State Park, Newport, RI

Colt State Park, Bristol, RI
First Beach, Middletown, RI

Narragansett Beach, RI

 

=Local Kite Clubs:

http://www.connectikiters.org ConnetiKiters CtK
http://www.kone.org Kites Over New England KONE
http://www.nyke.org New York Kite Enthusiasts NYKE
http://mainekites.com Maine Nor'easters Kite Nor
http://www.aka.kite.org American Kite Association AKA
www.easternleague.net   Eastern League Sport Kite
Association ELSKA

http://lists.nekite.org/mailman/listinfo/nekite NEkite

This event list is on the NE_KITE Mailing List, every once in a while.

This event list is on the NEKITE Yahoo Group Mailing List, every once in a while.

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*Please note: Unless otherwise indicated all events listed below are not sponsored nor organized by Kites Over New England. KONE members may participate, but that does not constitute KONE sponsorship. In most cases the event sponsor is listed as the contact for the event. Please contact the event organizer for more info. Contact info at bottom of listings.* KONE has a monthly fly the first Saturday of every month at Nahant beach.