Blue Hill Observatory Spring Open House and Kite Fly
(Open House and Kite Fly)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
Blue Hill Observatory Science Center
Top of Great Blue Hill off Route 138
Milton, MA US
(AKA Region 1)
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kids Kitemaking
National Kite Month
Come build a kite, buy a kite, or bring your own to fly in the fields surrounding Blue Hill Observatory or on the ski slopes on Great Blue Hill. The Observatory is open for self led tours and rooftop viewing, lectures and presentations, kids crafts and more.
For additional information contact:
Don McCasland
PO Box 187
Readville, MA 02137
Phone: (617) 696-0562
Fax: 617-696-0419
Kites Over New England
If you can do kite demonstrations, please contact Don McCasland at 617-696-0562. There is VERY limited parking on the summit. Everyone is welcome to hike up or ride the shuttle van. Parking is at the Trailside Museum parking lots on Route 138 (Washington Street/Canton Avenue)
The flying fields vary based on wind direction. The wind is sometimes turbulent. Stable kites that handle a wide range of winds do best. There are trees and stumps to anchor large kites; stakes do not work well in the rocks/soil of the summit. Call with any questions or to get more information.
Don McCasland 617-696-0562

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