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Kite Festival: Part of Yonkers Arts Weekend at the Museum

The Kite Festival, emceed by Billy Echevarria and Lucio Parrella from Kites in Motion returns to the Museum Saturday, May 2, with all day activities for all to enjoy indoors and outdoors.  FREE, as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend. Outdoors, a scavenger hunt and five kite contests for children and adults takes place all afternoon.
Prizes will be awarded.  Hastings musicians Bash the Trash perform on the Museum steps.  Indoors, visitors make shadow-kite puppets with Katonah artist Kim McCormack.  $2 materials fee for shadow puppet workshop. Food trucks provide refreshments, for purchase.  Music and indoor activities rain or shine. Kite Contest, rain date May 3.

Outdoor Activities

Scavenger Hunt   12 – 5 pm

Food Trucks  12 – 5 pm

Battle of the Kites  1:30 – 4:30 pm

Highest Angle Kite (Youth and Adult) 1:30 pm

40 Yard Dash (Kids Only)                    2 pm

Highest Angle Kite (Youth and Adult) 2:30 pm

50-yard Dash (Kids only)                     4 pm

Most Unusual Kite (Youth, followed   4:30 pm

by adult, handmade or purchased)

Music: Bash the Trash 2 – 4 pm

Indoor Activities 1 – 4 pm

Shadow-kite Puppet Workshop

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Times: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Hudson River Museum
Presenter Phone: 9149634550
Presenter Website: www.hrm.org