The Kite Mania North "Windless" Edition 2016 will be held on April 16 & 17, 2016, at the Mother Brook Arts and Community Center, (MBACC), 123 High Street Dedham, MA 02026.
The following provides the details for this event, which can be viewed at the following Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=kite%20mania%20north%20windless%20edition%202016
Yours in kiting,
“WINDLESS” EDITION 2016
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
APRIL 16 & 17, 2016
Registration 9:00 AM – noon Saturday, 10:00 - 11:00 AM Sunday
We will be meeting at: Mother Brook Arts and Community Center, (MBACC), 123 High Street Dedham, MA 02026.
KITE & GROUND DISPLAY CLINICS,
INDOOR KITE MAKING CLINICS,
LEARN TO FLY INDOORS CLINICS,
SEWING MACHINE TUNING CLINIC,
GLIDER KITE CLINIC,
and INDOOR KITE
Kite Mania North “Windless Edition” 2016 is a two day retreat for kite fliers featuring Sewing Machine Tune-up, Kite Making, Indoor Kite Flying, Glider Kite Aerodynamics Clinic, ending with an Indoor Kite Competition. Our featured presenters are: International kite makers, Fred and Donna Taylor from Port Colborne, Canada, Normand Girard from Montreal, Canada, Pauly Berard of Woonsocket, RI, and Doug Stout, from Byram Township, NJ, presenting the finer points of glider kite design and tuning. All preceded by a sewing machine “Tune Up” clinic presented by Joe “T” Tricarico of Providence, RI.
Sewing Machine Clinic with Joe “T”, Saturday 11:00 – 1:00PM
Joe Tricarico, sewing machine “expert” will present “getting the most out of your sewing machine!” Joe “T” is the proprietor of Spirito Sewing Center in Providence, RI. He will assist you in tuning your machine to successfully complete your projects. Thanks Joe for your continued support!www.spiritosewingcenter.com
Make a Ground Display with Fred and Donna Taylor.
Saturday 12:30 – 5:00PM
Fred and Donna Taylor are internationally known kite makers will conduct a new ground display project. Each kit cost $10.00 and participants can purchase up to three panels at $10.00 each. The Taylors will supply all materials and will be limited to 15 participants. www.kytcrzy.com
OctoKite 24” by Normand Girard. Sunday, 10:00AM – 3:30PM
Internationally known kite maker, Normand Girard will demonstrate his appliqué technique and present his “OctoKite 24”. Limited to 15 participants and a $35.00 materials fee will be required. Registrants will make their very own design art piece.
Impromptu Mini Kite Session,
Join nationally know kite maker and indoor champion Pauly Berard, from Woonsocket, RI. Pauly who will conduct this clinic throughout the day by requests.
Glider Kite Clinic, Performance Center,
Saturday 2:00 – 4:00PM
Doug Stout, a multiple degreed Engineer and creator of the “Bird of Prey” glider kites, will present an interactive discussion on glider kite aerodynamics and tuning techniques, followed by a hands-on clinic to teach you how to adjust your glider kites to achieve the desired performance.
“Windless” Kite Flying
Saturday 11:00AM – 6:30PM Sunday 11:00 to 2:00PM
In the Performance Center, Flyers will have access to fly and rehearse their routines. Please encourage spectators to join in the excitement of windless flight.
SATURDAY - APRIL 16th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00PM
SEWING MACHINE TUNE UP WITH JOE “T”
11:00 AM – 6:30PM
GLIDER KITE CLINIC, WITH DOUG STOUT,
OPEN WINDLESS FLYING IN THE AUDITORIUM
2:00 PM – 4:00PM
WORKSHOP WITH DONNA AND FRED TAYLOR Room 7
5:00PM - 6:30PM
PIZZA (Donations accepted)
6:30 – 8:00PM
SUNDAY - APRIL 17th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM REGISTRATION
10:00AM – 3:30 PM
NORMAND GIRARD KITE MAKING WORKSHOP Room 7
IMPROMPTU KITE MAKING
WITH PAULY BERARD
11:00 – 2:00 PM
OPEN ‘WINDLESS” FLY, LESSONS
2:00 – 3:30
INDOOR PRACTICE FOR COMPETITION
3:30 – 5:00PM
OPEN INDOOR SINGLE LINE, OPEN INDIVIDUAL INDOOR UNLIMITED
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN BELOW:
Waiver: In consideration for the right to participate in any and all of the activities presented byKiteMania “Windless Edition”, I hereby hold the AKA, Promoters, Mother Brook Arts & Community Center, Kites Over New England, KiteMania’s sponsors and promoters, and all other persons associated with this event harmless and release them from any and all liability in connection with my participation. Please note: by signing on behalf of a participant less than 18 years of age, the parent/guardian also expressly agrees to all of the above. I have read this release of liability and understand its meaning.