Kite Day Festival set Saturday - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Kite Day Festival set Saturday

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Children's TREE House Kite Day Festivalwill be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, at O'Hearn MathewsField on Bayou Rapides Road. 

The Kite Day Festival welcomes children and adults. Bring a store-bought or a self-constructedkite and enter one or all of several contests. There will be medals awarded forfirst through third places in each category. Categories include: largest kite,smallest kit, stunt kite, tandem kite, jousting kite, most creative kite andbanner-raising kite.

The first 300 children who come to Kite Day onMarch 15 will receive a free kite and a bottle of bubbles. Don't miss thehigh-flying fun!

Attendance is free, but there is a $2 charge foreach kite category entered. Food vendors will be on site. For more informationcall the TREE House at (318) 619-9394 or go to

The festival is hosted by TREE House Children'sMuseum and sponsored by the City of Alexandria.

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