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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


April 18 & 19 KITEMANIA NORTH    “WINDLESS” EDITION 2015

       SATURDAY AND SUNDAY KITE & GROUND DISPLAY CLINICS; INDOOR KITE MAKING; CLINICS,  LEARN TO FLY INDOORS CLINIC, SEWING MACHINE TUNING, CLINIC INDOOR KITE COMPETITION at Mother Brook Arts & Community Center (MBACC) at 123 High Street, Dedham, MA. See Attatched Flyer for more detatails.

 

APRIL 20 Monday Patriots Day Kite Fly at Blue Hill Observatory Science Center, Milton, MA Red, White and Blue kites encouraged to be flown, all colors of kite welcome. Special kite tours of the Observatory at 11:15, 12:45, 2:15, 3:45. $6.00 adults $4.00 youth, military and college with ID, members of kite clubs, AMC, MA Audubon, WERS, and BHOSC. $3 for youth members of one of those organizations.

 Tyvek Sled Kite Making Workshop learn about kite history, and all the fun STEM lessons kites offer while building this durable and great flying kite. $12.00 includes all materials and the workshop fee.  $10.00 for military and college with ID, members of kite clubs, AMC, MA Audubon, WERS, and BHOSC. Workshop times:11:45, 1:15, 2:45, 4:15. Call 617-696-0562 or e-mail dmccasland@bluehill.org for driving or hiking directions. 

April 25-26 Mid-Atlantic Sport Kite Championships

       In Ocean City, Maryland Contact:  (http://easternleague.net/MASKC)         http://easternleague.net/events/1018/registrations/new)

May 2 Saturday 9th Annual Kite Fly at Walnut Beach Milford CT,  contact www.milfordliving.com

May 10 SUNDAY LEX FLY A KITE. Mother’s Day Kite fly Lexington, MA Bring a kite, family and friends to this kite flying event. All ages and kite flying abilities are welcome. Expert fliers will be on hand to teach you how to fly. Kites and kite kits will also be for sale.

Diamond Middle School Athletic Fields and room for more kites at neighboring Chiesa Farm. At Chiesa Farm

Adams Street, Lexington

Park at Diamond School ball fields, corner of Hathaway and Sedge Road. 

May 16  Bug Light Kite Festival in So. Portland ME Rain date May 17

May 16 & 17 Hammonasset Kite Festival. Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison, CT  contact the ConnectiKITERS Kite Club

May 17 Kites Against Cancer Hampton Beach NH

May 22-25 Wildwood Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ see for a full list of    events and registration at  http://www.skyfestivals.com/

May 25 Monday Memorial Day kite fly at Blue Hill Observatory Science Center, Milton, MA Red, White and Blue kites encouraged to be flown, all colors of kite welcome. Special kite tours of the Observatory at 10:15, 12:00, 2:00, 3:45. $6.00 adults $4.00 youth, military and college with ID, members of kite clubs, AMC, MA Audubon, WERS, and BHOSC. $3 for youth members of one of those organizations.   Tyvek Sled Kite Making Workshop learn about kite history, and all the fun STEM lessons kites offer while building this durable and great flying kite. $12.00 includes all materials and the workshop fee.  $10.00 for military and college with ID, members of kite clubs, AMC, MA Audubon, WERS, and BHOSC. Workshop times:11:00, 12:45, 2:45, 4:30. Call 617-696-0562 or e-mail dmccasland@bluehill.org for driving or hiking directions. 

May 30 Back to the Beach KONE Fun Fly at Nahant Beach

June 6 Groundwork’s Kite Fest Pemberton Park Lawrence, MA 

June 14 Sunday Miracle League Fun Fest and Fun Fly 11am-3pm at Nara Park for the entire family. and music with the Bare Hill Band. All proceeds to benefit the Miracle League og Mass.  25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton, MA 01720   Contact Www.mirqcleleagueofma.com

June 14 Sunday Flag Day Red, White and Blue Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison, CT  contact the ConnectiKITERS Kite Club

June 28-July 2 Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick Off 2015          Yarmouth, MA for info:  WWW.yarmouthsummer/celebration.com

July 4 Saturday Marblehead Kite Festival at Deveraux Beach                   Cantact : info@marbleheadfestival.org

July 11 & 12 Newport Kite Festival Brenton Point State Park Newport   RI  Contact Newport Kite Festival

July 31 Free Fun Friday 8:45am-4:00pm at the Cape Cod Museum of Art 60 Hope Lane Dennis MA 02638 contact the museum at 508-385-4477

October 12 Opening Our Doors '15  YMCA Boston indoor kite fly and  all the Museums and venues along the Fenway have free admission

 

 

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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