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Kites Over New England   2018

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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 the Google calendar or the venue for time and date changes.  look below the list for directions to some of the flying fields.


March       

 

17          193rd St Patrick’s Day and Vernal Equinox Fun Fly 10AM on

                        Hampton Beach, Hampton NH – a KONE Club Fly

 

25          Bug Light ‘Pray for spring’ Fun Fly 11AM

                        South Portland ME

 

31        National Cherry Blossom Festival

                        Washington DC

 

April

 

1            Easter @ Fort Williams Park – Noon-ish

                        South Portland ME - a KONE Club Fly

 

1          National Cherry Blossom Festival

                        Washington DC

 

14        4th Kite Day at Cogswell Grant,

Essex MA

 

14        Olivier Raymond Appliqué Workshop

                        Chelmsford MA

 

14-15   Kites at the Pier

                        Long Branch, NJ

 

15        Spring fling @ Fort Williams Park 

South Portland Maine - a KONE Club Fly

 

27-29   MIKE / MASKC

                        Ocean City, MD

 

May

6          Back to the Beach – Nahant Beach

                        Long Beach, Nahant MA

 

12         Nahant Beach Fun Fly -10AM

                        Long Beach, Nahant MA - a KONE Club Fly

 

19          Bug Light Kite Festival – 10AM (or earlier)

                        South Portland ME

 

20        Kites against Cancer – Hampton Beach

                        Hampton Beach, Hampton NH

 

 25-28   Wildwood Kite Festival and competition,

Wildwood, NJ

 

25-27     Sky Art Kite Festival @ Liberty State Park

                        Jersey City, NJ 07305

 

 

 June

 

2          2nd Annual Bemelman's Fest

                                    Fort Ontario, Oswego NY

 

9          Hank Day Fly (We are only going to fly Hank Manseau’ Kites)

            South Portland ME - All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly

             

10        Red, White & Blue Fly, Harkness State Park,

                        Waterford, CT

 

14-17   St. Honoré International Kite Festival

                        St. Honoré, Québec, Canada

 

15-17   30th Rogallo Kite Festival

                        Nags Head, NC

           

17        11th Annual Fathers Day Kite Fly

Keene Valley NY

 

July

4          Marblehead Festival of Arts Kite Day Devereux Beach Marblehead, MA

10 - 3PM         Demos and flyers welcome

 

4          Bug Light RWB Fun Fly

South Portland ME All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly

 

4          RWB Kite Festival @ Liberty State Park

                        ,Jersey City, NJ

 

7-8       Newport Kite Festival, Brenton Point Park,

Newport, RI

 

 

August

 4         Pigs Can Fly, Colt State Park

Bristol, RI

Potluck   All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly

 

5          The Brooks Farm at Baptist Common (noon)

                        Baldwinville Ma  for info contact Julie at 978-257-6404

 

25-26   East Meets West Kites and Culture @ PJPII Park

                        Dorchester MA

 

September

 

1-3       Burlington Fun Fly and Potluck

Burlington VT

 

8          Capriccio Festival of Kites, Ogunquit Beach,

Ogunquit, ME

           

8          Martha’s Vineyard Wind Fest  Oak Bluffs, MA

           (rain date Sept. 10)     http://www.mvwindfestival.com

 

9          Harkness Day Fly, Harkness State Park,

Waterford, CT

 

15        Bristol Fun Fly @ Colt State Park

                        Bristol RI  All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly

 

16        CTKiters Away Fly

                                    Bristol RI 

 

 

October

6-8       LBI International Kite Festival

                        Ships Bottom, LBI, NJ

 

13        Nahant Beach fun Fly

Nahant MA - All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly

 

November

 

3          Hampton Beach Holiday Fly

                        Hampton Beach Nh    All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly

 

11        CTKiters Veterans Day Fly @ Hammonasset

Madison, CT

 

December

 

8          Nahant Beach fun Fly

Nahant MA - All are welcome - a KONE Club Fly


 

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.

*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.

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