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September 11, 2011

CCS Kite Festival! September 23 and 25, 2011!


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Kite FLY-A-THON
September, Friday 23, 2011
5:00-7:00pm
U-M Ferry Field (outdoor track) behind U-M Stadium and adjacent to baseball field (near Yost Ice Arena)
1150 S. State St., Ann Arbor
Demonstrations by master kite flyers; kite flyers showcase your skills and ask the experts.
Kite lines not to exceed 100ft.
For more information, kite.info@umich.edu

Kite FESTIVAL

September, Sunday 25, 2011

In the Main Valley of Nichols Arboretum: Master flight at 1:15, lion dancing at 1:30 followed by taiko drumming, ribbon and yo-yo performances, erhu melodies, and more! Craft minute-made kites and flying art forms in the Peony Garden. Student and community registrations starts at 1:00; competition begins at 2:00 for university students and 3:00 for community! Dare to fly at 4:30 in the Prairie, wind and weather permitting.

1:00-5:00pm
U-M Nichols Arboretum
1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor
Master kite demonstrations, competitions & challenges, and community art table--with a garnishing of entertainment (Chinese ribbon dancing, yo-yo demos, lion dances, taiko drumming, and zithers)
Kite aficionados are invited to participate, bring their own self-crafted kites, and show off their competitive edge. No experience is necessary. Like flying in your backyard.

For more information, kite.info@umich.edu Parking is challenging—try the Visitors’ Parking (VP) area of the Taubman Center at U-M Hospital.

Rain Day Info: Events will be held at the International Institute, 1080 South Univ., corner of East Univ and North Univ.—demos and visual display of kites, entertainment, and dumplings as long as they last!

Please click on flier to e-mail your inquiries.

Posted by zzhu at September 11, 2011 12:19 PM