3rd Annual Community Kite Festival set for March 7 at John Hunt Park

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - "Soar for Social Justice" is the theme for the third annual Community Kite Festival coming up Saturday, March 7th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at John Hunt Park on Airport Road.

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More than 60 diverse organizations will gather to celebrate and promote awareness and inclusiveness for a just world.

Asha Kiran and the City of Huntsville host this free event featuring music, live entertainment, and children’s activities including kite decorating, kite flying, face painting and clowns. Children can also have their ID cards made.

Food vendors will be on hand as well.

Be sure to bring blankets and chairs to comfortably enjoy the spectacular sight of kites in the Huntsville skies. Unfortunately, no pets are allowed.

This event has brought in large crowds the last few years.  Please plan to get there early for a good parking space and to find a spot to fly your kite.  Kites have been for sale as well, but they often sell out due to demand.  You'll see all kinds of cool kites!

AshaKiran, meaning a ray of hope, is a 501(c) 3 non-profit agency that contributes towards creating a healthy and harmonious community. It fills a community need by providing culturally sensitive and confidential services to those who are experiencing crisis in the South Asian and beyond (foreign-origin) population in the State of Alabama. Culturally sensitive services include a 24-hour hotline and an emergency shelter/safe home.