Kids Enjoy Kiwanis Kite Fly

Emily Ness
Updated: September 07, 2019 11:16 PM

Growing up, kids dream of having all kinds of super powers—including the power to fly. Saturday, at Bayfront Festival Park, this dream came to fruition as Kiwanis Friendly Duluth provided thousands of kites for children to fly. 


“We often give away as many as 3,000 kites,” Jim Sebastian, Lieutenant Govenor of Kiwanis Friendly Duluth said. 

The Kite Fly, which is sponsored entirely by the organization, is one of Kiwani’s many trademark events throughout the year. 

“It’s a chance for people that wouldn’t otherwise have an opportunity to fly a kite and a part of just getting out, getting some exercise and having fun,” Sebastian said. 

Decorated with patterns ranging from pirates to spaceships to Disney characters and more, the kites proved to be a hit with kids.

“We just say, head into the wind,” Sebastian said. 

And head into the wind they did. Soaring in front of a beautiful Lakeside backdrop, kites provided kids the chance to fly. 


Emily Ness

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