Region 4 Events AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, Puerto Rico
More Information can be found at the American KiteFliers Associations’ calendar and regional resources.
This list and the calendar will be updated as events are added. If you would like to register an event, please go to http://nationalkitemonth.org/register-an-event/ or email us at email@example.com.
Region 4 Regional Director: John Layton E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Serving: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico
|Wednesday, April 5, 2017||STEM Kite Workshop||Chattanooga, TN – Chuck Jones will be conduting a STEM kite workshop for a Family Math Night at Red Bank Middle School. Participants will build a kite, calculate area in sq. inches, convert to sq. ft., find their weight in grams, convert to pounds, and use a formula to figure out how much wind is needed to fly the kite. They will make Eddy kites. 423 267-5858 – Red Bank Middle School.|
|Saturday, April 8, 2017||Corolla Quad Clinic||Corolla, NC – Join us for two full days of quad instruction on the beautiful shore of Corolla, North Carolina on April 8-9, 2017… We’ll be covering everything from absolute basics (pure beginner) all the way up through advanced techniques as well as both introductory and advanced team flying that is proven to help your skills along much quicker while having a ton of fun at the same time in a very forgiving environment.||https://www.facebook.com/events/597326137119070/|
|Wednesday, April 12, 2017||STEM Kite Workshop||Chattanooga, TN – Chuck Jones will be conducting a STEM kite workshop for two classes that are pulled together. One is a 7th grade pre-Algebra class and the other is an 8th grade Physical Science class. Participants will build a kite, calculate area in sq. inches, convert to sq. ft., find their weight in grams, convert to pounds, and use a formula to figure out how much wind is needed to fly the kite. They will make Eddy kites Belvoir Christian Academy 423-267-5858|
|Saturday, April 15, 2017||Lexington Kite Festival||Lexington, KY – Celebrate National Kite Month and Parks & Recreation’s first major outdoor event of the season. Free activities will include kite flying, children’s games, special entertainment, kite making and more. This year entertainment will include a magician and an obstacle course.
Food vendors will be on-site throughout the day or families may pack a lunch and picnic in the park.
|Saturday, April 22, 2017||Spartanburg Soaring International Kite Festival||Spartanburg, SC – Come SOAR with Chapman Cultural Center during this all day International Kite Festival! Spartanburg Soaring! is a community-wide initiative that encourages creativity, promotes healthy outdoor activity and builds civic pride. Using kites as a common theme, Spartanburg Soaring! engages cultural curiosity and promotes active play through activities and events all across the city, including live music, great food trucks, and an art market.
Kids can make and decorate their own kites, purchase a kite from the CCC, or bring a kite from home. The festival is free and open to all, including the many international kite flyers who have come from Europe, Asia, Canada, and across the United States. The kite festival will be held in and around the Chapman Cultural Center, where hundreds of colorful kites will fill the skies above Spartanburg.
|Sunday, April 23, 2017||8th Annual Kite Festival||Maryville, TN – Hosted by Fine Arts Blount, Come out and spend a relaxing day with family and friends! We will have kites for you to paint and fly, or you can bring your own! We will have music, boomerangs, art competitions and flying competitions too! Vendors will be available for shopping and food trucks will be on site for lunch!||https://www.facebook.com/events/647903978732078/|
|Saturday, April 29, 2017||Autism Atlanta Kite Festival||Atlanta, GA – Coan Park, the Autism Society of Goergia and Atlanta World Kite Festival and exhibition. Community Kite Festival created to promote Autism Awareness. This fundraiser will include kite flying, demonstrations, and kite making. There will also be food trucks and live music. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Autism Society of Georgia.||www.autismsocietyga.org|