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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   2014 

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.

 

April 12 Kite Day at Gogswell’s Grant 11am – 4pm 60 Spring St. Essex, MA rain date            Sunday April 13.  Gogswell’s Grant has invited to Kite Day all kite flyers, KONE,            NorEasters, NYKE, ConnectiKITERS. An open invitation to ALL kite flyers to use      the      fields anytime. (no prior notice required)  See attachment

 

April 13 ConnectiKITERS Monthly Rainy Day Fly 12-4pm at Hammonaset State Park, CT,              Bring your new kites to fly

 

April 22 Earth Day Celebration at Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells ME.            Family friendly and free: Matt Loosigan concert 10-11am; Earthy crafts and     games 11-     12pm; beach cleanup 12-1pm and  KITE flying on the fields

 

April 26, NuPath Autism Walk the Walk 11-1pm at the Stony Brook Middle School Track, Farmers Way  Westfield, MA  'PAINT  THE  SKY  info at: http://www.stayclassy.org/westford/events/walk-walk-nupath-to-celebrate-autism-awareness/e30574  

 

April 26 Kite Day in Suffield, CT.by Friends of the Farm at Hilltop in Suffield, CT along the Connecticut River   more info at www.hilltopfarmsuffield.org email: rodgersboddie@cox.net

 

April 27 14th Annual Autism Kite Day at Bose Mountain Framingham 11am – 3pm Rain        date             May 4 Sponsored by the Autism Alliance of MetroWest contact Glenn Davidson

 

May 3  Brewster in Bloom, Cape Cod, Kite Flying Sat. May 3 at Drummer Boy Field

 

May 3 Walnut Beach, Milford, CT Milford Living Kite Fly 12-3pm

 

May  2, 3, 4 Atlantic Coast Kite Festival  Jackite, Inc  Virginia Beach              http://www.beachstreetusa.com/festivals/atlantic-coast-kite-festival  

 

May 17  Bug Light Festival, So Portland ME

 

May 18  Kites for Cancer   Hampton Beach NH

 

May 17, 18,  Hammonasset Kite Festival at Hammonasset Beach State Park CT

 

May 23 -26 Memorial Day Weekend Wildwood International Kite Festival, Wildwood NJ

 

June 7  Kite Festival – SALSA Fiesta in Pemberton Park on the Merrimack River in Lawrence hosted by GroundWorks Lawrence, MA

 

June 7 Kite Flying at Watson Farm, 455 North Rd, Jamestown, R,I,  1pm-5pm  free kite        fly             with a day of old-time family fun. Call 401-423-0005 for more information

 

June 8 American Diabetes Assoc. Tour de Cure bike ride at Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm             Farm Rd, Wells, Wells ME kite flying on the fields

 

 June 15 Father’s Day at Nara Park, Acton 11am-3pm

 

June 15 NYKE Keene Valley,  NY

June  21 - 28 Yarmouth, MA Summer Celebration Kick Off 2014

July 12, 13 Newport Kite Festival, Newport, RI www.newportkitefestival.com/Events.html

July 18-20 South County Hot Air Balloon and Kite Festival Kingston, RI

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Sept 6 16th Capriccio Kite Festival Ogunquit Beach, ME

Descriptionhttp://ogunquit maine.com/kite- festival.html

 

Sept 6-7  27th Annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival at Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells ME

 

Sept 27  12th Annual Punkinfiddle and National Estuaries Day at Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells ME   and KITE FLYING

 

 

Sept  27 Cherry Valley  Kite Festival  Cherry Valley NY

Sept 29 – Oct 4  37th AKA Annual Convention, Competition, Family, & Kite Festival, Nags Head, OuterBanks, NC

 

Revere Beach events and Kite Flys  to be announced



 

 

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.