The sky at Prairie Winds Kite Festival in Jackson, MN on Saturday, September 6, 2014

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  • 4 Ft Rok Workshop with Barb Meyer - Nov 14th What: Kite Making Workshop with Barb Meyer - 4ft Tapered RokWhen: Saturday, November 14, 2015.  10am - 4pmWhere: 3018 Idaho Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55427, USA (map)NOTE: Location has changed! Because of a scheduling conflict the workshop will be at Ken Wilkowski's house in Crystal, MN (see address above). Ken's phone for more information is 7 6 3  2 2 1 - 9 2 7 4. Also, if you want to join us at the workshop but do not want to make a Tapered Rok, contact us, sign-up and bring whatever project you want to work on or finish an already started project. It's great working on kites with other kitemakers. Learn a lot and share ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2015, 3:43 PM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Kite workshop on Oct 10th. Come make a Della Porta Kite! Kite Workshop - Della Porta Kite and Simple Applique WhenSat, October 10, 10am – 4pm WhereBrunswick United Methodist Church, 6122 42nd Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55422 (map) DescriptionIt is time to get together for another workshop and socializing! Kite making class, Della Porta, Oct 10, 10-4 pm at Kens church. Call Ken to reserve a spot and to ask questions. Ken will have all materials (He has a good supply of blue rip stop) Think about something you want to applique, there will be some supplies for easy designs. Cost: $5 (help cover the cost of the room) Student level: Beginner to Advanced Please contact Ken Wilkowski to sign-up for the workshop. His email address is Ken ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2015, 4:00 PM by Dean Murray
  • One Sky One World on October 11th One Sky One World (MKS)WhenSun, October 11, 11am – 4pmWhereHarvest Festival & Corn Maze, 8001 109th Ave. N, Brooklyn Park, MN (map)DescriptionTwin Cities Harvest Festival & Corn Maze is located on southeast corner of Hwy 169 & 109th Ave. N. in Brooklyn Park. For directions see One Sky One World (OSOW), also known as "World Kite Day", is the international day of kite flying where people all over the world fly kites annually on the second Sunday of October to promote world peace, friendship among all people, and awareness of environmental concerns. Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) is one of many organizations around the globe that will be observing One Sky One World ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2015, 7:27 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Flying Colors Kite Fly Sat, September 19, 2015 MKS's Flying Colors Kite FlyWhenSat, September 19, 11am – 3pmWhereValley View Middle School, 8900 Portland Avenue South, Bloomington, MN (map)DescriptionThis is the Minnesota Kite Society's BIG summer kite fly! This event will take place at the lower ball fields of Valley View Middle School and Valley View Elementary School. The ball fields are located northwest of the intersection of 90th Street and Portland Avenue South in Bloomington, MN. This year Flying Colors will be a smaller kite fly event. We will not have kids kitemaking or food vendors. All are welcome to join us. Bring your kites and help us fill the sky. Please refer back to this website at http://www.mnkites ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2015, 7:45 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
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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!