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10/09/2011 - One Sky One World Kite Fly

One Sky One World Kite Fly.
When: Sunday, October 9, 12pm – 4pm
Where: 109th Ave and Highway 169 in Brooklyn Park, MN (map) (enter on 109th Ave)
Description: 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. For further information on the history and purpose of OSOW, see http://earthnet.net/~jpa/osow/
Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) is one of many organizations that will be observing OSOW with a kite fly.
We will be flying in the open field next to the Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Corn Maze this year. The kite flying is free, to enter the Maze will require purchase of a ticket to the Maze. Here is a link to the website for the Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze. The Maze has a lot of fun family activities too. http://www.twincitiesmaze.com/   (If you purchase a ticket for the Maze before noon there is a $1 discount.)

We had an excellent turn out for the kite fly. It was a beautiful, sunny day. Early on there was a light breeze but it wasn't long until we had excellent winds for the afternoon.

This year we flew in the open field next to the Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Corn Maze. A special thank you to the Maze folks for letting us take over this space for the afternoon.  There are lots of great family friendly things to do in the Corn Maze. The Maze is open every weekend through the end of October. Check it out! http://www.twincitiesmaze.com/

Here are some pictures.  If you attended and have some pictures you would like to share please contact us and we'll add them to this page.

2011 One Sky One World

Scott Elkerton joined us at OSOW and has shared these pictures with us.  Check them out and vote using the buttons at the top of the page if you "dig it" or "nix it".  Thanks Scott!