Region 6 Events IL, IN, IA, MN, WI

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Region 6 Regional Director: Ed Grys  E-mail:

Serving: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Sled Kite Workshop Zionsville, IN – 11am – ~1pm
Contact: Clark Shute,
Children’s kite making workshop for kids in a homeschool group; adults also attending; kite talk, Q&A, kite making; flying in field across from church.
Friday, April 7, 2017 Oconto Falls All Arts Day Oconto Falls, WI Fun fly for all ages. Make Kites with kids, 415 Marie Vold DR.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 Fun Fly for Child Abuse Prevention Month NORTH LIBERTY, IA– April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Please join others in the community for a fun and free kite festival on North Central Junior High School’s football field and at Tiffin City Park on Saturday, April 8, from 12-2 p.m. Kites will be flown in honor of all the children in Johnson County who have been impacted by child abuse.
Every year, 1,500 children in the United States are lost due to the effects of child abuse
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Kite Komotion – Shipshewana Kite Festival Shipshewana, IN – Time: 11am – 3pm
Kite demos provided by various Midwest flyers & teams; candy drop; kite making workshop for kids; dual-line learn-to-fly field; vendor booths.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Jammin’ Family Kite Fly – Crete Township Crete Township – IL Jammin’ Family Kite Fly: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 29, Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Illinois Kite Enthusiasts will display synchronized kite dancing and 90-foot flying kites, with intermittent candy drops. Bring your own kite to join in the fun or make one in the nature center.