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Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, AL

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The Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, AL, sponsored by AshaKiranonline.org, will be held at John Hunt Park, Jaycees building and park area, on March 4, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  I'd like to invite everyone in the area to come out and participate, or just come out and watch.  There will be food and entertainment, and it is a free event.  (Entertainment will include watching some old, fat dude attempting to fly a kite for the first time in over 30 years.)

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