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  • Summer Solstice/Father's Day Fun Fly TODAY! Summer Solstice / Father's Day Fun Fly (MKS)WhenSun, June 15, 12pm – 4pmWhereSunrise Park Elementary School, 2399 Cedar Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (map)DescriptionThis is a regular monthly kite fly for Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) members. Non-members are welcomed to participate too. Everyone is encouraged to bring a kite to fly. Directions: From I-694 in White Bear Lake, exit at White Bear Avenue. Go north about 1-1/2 miles to the stoplight at Cedar Avenue. Turn right at Cedar Avenue and go east about 3/4 mile to Cranbrook Drive. Turn left at Cranbrook Drive. The school is on the north side of the street. Rain cancels.
    Posted Jun 15, 2014, 9:27 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Let's make some kites! Zephyr Delta Workshop on Sat. June 21st It is time to get together and make some more kites!The kite planned for this workshop is the Zephyr Delta. The plans for this kite were published in The Magnificent Book of Kites by Maxwell Eden.You will learn how to read written kite plans, and how to adjust plans to allow for modifications.The Zephyr Delta is a light to medium wind kite: easy to fly. This is a “lawn chair” kite that will stay in the sky all day.Size and colors: 5 foot wing span, 1 or 2 colorsStudent level: Beginner to AdvancedPlease contact Pam Hodges to sign-up for the workshop. Her email address is or at ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2014, 4:17 PM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Bloomington Kite Day! Saturday, May 17th Kite Day 2014Fun for the whole familySaturday, May 17, 1 - 4 p.m.Valley View Playfield9000 Portland Avenue South, Bloomington, MNKite flyers of all ages are invited to the annual Kite Day Celebration. Kite Day is a free event that offers:Music and entertainment provided by the Creekside Crickets, Bob & the Beachcombers and Rachael KroogKite flying contest and bol kite races with prizesFree kites for those 18 and younger, while supplies lastKids Build It workshop with Home DepotCosponsors: Breakfast Optimist Club of Bloomington, Minnesota Kite Society and Ziegler Power Systems For more information, contact:Human Services Division1800 West Old Shakopee RoadBloomington, MN 55431-3027PH: 952-563-8733, TTY: 952 ...
    Posted May 14, 2014, 1:45 PM by Dean Murray
  • Nature Fest - Celebrate McColl Pond Learning Center's 5th Birthday on Saturday May 10, 20149am - Noon13550 Dakota Ave S,  Savage, MN  directionsDave Herzig will be putting on a Kids Kitemaking workshop Saturday morning in Savage, MN.There will be open flying on the sport field away from the learning center along Dakota Ave. Flying on that field can go past noon. The other fields will be in use.  (click on image for larger view)
    Posted May 9, 2014, 3:45 PM by Dean Murray
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Learn more About MKS here, check out some of the upcoming events, or find out how to become a member of the MN Kite Society.

Why You Should Join Our Club

The Minnesota Kite Society is dedicated to the promotion of kite flying throughout the State of Minnesota. The Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) is non-profit, non-discriminatory, all volunteer, and dedicated to widening the base of kite flying by providing information, assistance, and direction to interested parties.

MKS puts on kite flying events and kite building workshops helping to bring people into kiting. Kite flys are open to the public. All are welcome.

Flying kites has changed over the years. It's a great family activity. There are many kinds of kites, something for everyone.  The traditional single line kites, fancy show kites, duel-line and quad-line sport kites, fighters, traction/power kites. Kites can range from a couple dollars at the department store to several thousand dollars for the giant show kites.

KITE FLYING IS FUN! Come fly with us!