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  • 46th Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival
    46th Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival
    This festival has become the annual observance of a classic kite duel back in 1969. The Maharajah of Bharatpur, India challenged the Governor of Delaware to a kite-flying contest. When the date came, the Governor was out of town, so his Lt....
  • 4th Annual Blossom Kite Festival
    4th Annual Blossom Kite Festival
    The National Cherry Blossom Festival is in full bloom on DC’s National Mall. One of the highlights of the National Cherry is the Blossom Kite Festival. 2014 marks the fourth year of this big family time activity at this major event.List of...
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    Flying kites
    Flying kites is a fun activity that people have been taking part in for centuries. Kites come in many colors and forms and some can be created quite inexpensively (see video) so practically anyone can enjoy the experience of flying a kite.The...
  • Cover of The Hidden Valley of Oz
    Exploration of the book The Hidden Valley of Oz, Part One
    The Hidden Valley of Oz begins, like most Oz books, by introducing a young protagonist bound to travel to Oz, in this case a boy named Jonathan Andrew Manley, who has much in common with many of his predecessors. Like Oscar Zoroaster Diggs, a.k.a....
  • Eco-kites
    Eco-Border Kites
    On Sat September 22nd people from Tijuana and San Diego gathered inside the Bi-national Friendship Garden of Native plants which straddles the US/Mexico border fence inside "Friendship Park" overlooking the ocean. The kites were made...
  • "Patang" poster
    The colorful 'Patang' ('Kite') is opening tonight at the Clinton Street Theater
    Step out of the humidity and heat and into the Clinton Street Theater to watch preparations for a colorful kite festival as a family drama unfolds in "Patang" (2011) (Hindi with English subtitles). The film is set in Ahmedabad, an old...
  • Recycled Homemade Kites
    Astoria: Recycled plastic bag kites soar in Socrates Sculpture Park
    Colorful plastic kites painted the Manhattan Skyline on this sunny Saturday afternoon above Socrates Sculpture Park in Astoria, NY. Happy kids and eco-conscious parents participated in the 2012 Annual Kite Flight, presented by Long Island City...
  • Mega kite at 2012 Flight of Fancy Kite Festival
    Flight of Fancy Kite Festival is a breath of fresh air
    On Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 a.m. the Kansas City Kite Club and MCC-Longview Community College hosted their annual 2012 Flight of Fancy Kite Festival. This festival is a one-of-kind event that many local residents of Lee's Summit and the...
  • Family fun
    Inspire conversation with kids
    A great way to keep the "door" of communication open with kids,is to have fun topics to talk about. These topics should engage kids immediately by being age appropriate, interesting to them, and spark creative and critical thinking.In...
  • Happy Kite Flying Day!
    Go fly a kite! It’s Kite Flying Day
    If you’ve ever wanted to tell someone to “go fly a kite,” here’s your chance! Today is Kite Flying Day! This annual high-flyin’ holiday is celebrated each year on February 8. While the origins of this holiday are...
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    Outdoor activities for kids: Kite flying festival comes to St. Peters park
    St. Louis and St. Charles residents are finally enjoying nice weather after a rough winter and spring tornadoes. This weekend, the whole family can get outdoors and watch as the St. Peters sky comes alive with bright colors. Saturday, May 14th,...
  • National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival on Sunday
    National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival on Sunday
    This year, what used to the Smithsonian's annual Kite Festival is now part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The event will still include workshops for all on kite building and kite flying and the annual competitions. This year's...
  • Outgoing Tide
    Seaside, family fun year round.
    The sun is shining, the gentle breaze smells of salt and sea and the shopping is at its best. Seaside has everything to offer a family. From simple free things; walking along the beach, to looking at the shops, even just watching the waves. To the...
  • Geographer - Animal Shapes EP
    Because you need good synth: Geographer - Animal Shapes EP
    Whenever a new ‘sound’ becomes popular, it can become overwhelming in its omnipresence. Geographer shows up riding the wave of the current indie rock fascination with the synthesizer and electronic music format, and in their newest EP...
  • Kite Festival
    Come fly a kite during free Kite Festival Oct. 10
    Come celebrate everything kites on Sunday, October 10 during the Sailwinds Park East Kite Festival in Cambridge! This festival promises fun for all ages, with opportunities to fly kites, buy kites, watch stunt kite competitions, and take part in...