Go Fly a Kite

Summer Kite FestivalThe seasons are changing and it is time to start going outside…maybe try flying a kite. Young and old do not wait; National Kite Day is on Wednesday, February 8th or if you need a whole month to celebrate April is just around the corner for National Kite Month.

Check out these fabulous kite resources around the area plus stop by Tacoma Library for some great children’s book titles.

Washington Kitefliers Association This is the first kite club in the State of Washington. This group was founded in 1973. They are affiliated with the American Kitefliers Association, a national organization.

American Kitefliers Association (AKA) has thousands of members in 25 countries, making it the largest association of kite fliers and kite clubs in the world.

KiteMap.org is a resource for kite fliers worldwide to submit their favorite kite flying locations which can then be searched via a Google map driven database.

“Sequoia seeds have flat wings, and glint and glance in their flight like a boy's kite.” The Yosemite Collection by John Muir

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