Kites on the Green

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Johnston Commons
6700 Merle Hay Road

The family-friendly festival will feature giant show kite displays, celebrity bol races, free kite building, live kids' music, popular storytime, sidewalk art and delicious food! Check out the 2017 Kites on the Green video!

Kite Building Workshops
Saturdays, April 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Johnston Public Library, located at 6700 Merle Hay Road. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

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 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 
 10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies
 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Free Kite Making at the Veridian Credit Union Barn
 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM  180 GO! at the Performance Field (180 GO! is a dedicated team of quad-line kite fliers bringing   fun and excitement since 2007)
 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM  Face Painting West of the Johnston Public Library
 10:30 to 11:00 AM  Story Time with IPTV's Dan Wardell on the Stage
 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Running of the BOLs at the Performance Field (BOL racing is a kite festival tradition of running
 against the wind pulling an 8' parachute style kite.)
 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM  T-shirt Cannon and Candy Drop at the Performance Field
 12:00 to 12:30 PM  180 GO! at the Performance Field
 12:00 to 2:00 PM  Family Movie "Coco" in the Johnston Public Library
 2:00 to 3:00 PM  Children's Musician Justin Roberts on the Stage
 3:00 to 3:30 PM  T-shirt Cannon and Candy Drop at the Performance Field
 3:30 to 4:00 PM  180 GO! at the Performance Field
 4:00 to 5:00 PM  Running of the BOLs at the Performance Field
 5:00 to 5:30 PM  Kite Battle at the Performance Field
 6:00 PM  Closing Ceremonies 

Thank you to the volunteers for making this event possible. 
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