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Kite Festival

  • Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10710 (map)

The annual Kite Festival returns to the Hudson River Museum with cool kite fun, both indoors and outdoors.

Outdoor fun:

Scavenger Hunt 12 - 5pm
Test your detective skills in a kite-inspired scavenger hunt. You may win a prize!

Kite Contests1:30 - 4pm
Judges Billy Echevarria and Leucio Parrella, members of Kites in Motion, a kite club, and the American Kiteflyers Association (AKA) award prizes for: 
• Highest Angle Kite (Youth and Adult) 1:30 & 2:30pm
• 50-yard Dash (Kids only) 2 & 4pm
• Most Unusual Kite (Youth and Adult: handmade or purchased) 4:30pm

Music by NessDigital 12 - 5pm

Indoor fun:

Art Workshop    1 - 4pm
Make kites from newspapers — economical and fun to fly

Science Workshop    1 - 4pm
Light and Lens. See how lenses bend light and create patterns, then make artwork from the patterns you see

LEGO Kite Building with Brick U    1 - 4pm
Build your own colorful mini LEGO Kite with Brick U.  A template guides you to create a design for your kite, which joins others to glide through a LEGO-made sky.

Planetarium Shows 12:30, 2, 3:30pm

Face Painting with Junior Docents All afternoon

Food Truck   Superlicious Food Truck NYC 

FREE, as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend. Rain date: Sunday, May 7.

All Ages

Contact: 914-963-4550