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The original item was published from 4/30/2018 11:50:25 AM to 5/5/2018 6:05:04 PM.

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Posted on: April 30, 2018


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The 5th annual Kites on the Green is set to take place on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Johnston Commons, the grassy area outside of the Johnston Public Library. The FREE, family-friendly event is fun for all ages and abilities! 

The kite festival will feature giant show kite displays, celebrity bol races, free kite building, live kids’ music by Grammy Award Winning Musician Justin Roberts, story-time by IPTV’s Dan Wardell, face painting, kite battles and delicious food to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Please visit to learn more and
view a schedule of events!

We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all of the 2018 Kites on the Green sponsors, including Veridian Credit Union, the official sponsor of the kite-making barn, MidAmerican Energy, The Wellmark Foundation, Hubbell Homes, Foth Engineering, DuPont Pioneer, Amega Garage Doors & Openers, Inc., Charter Bank, John Deere Financial, Johnston Hy-Vee, Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines, Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center and Todd and Alison Cate. Because of these generous sponsors our kite festival remains free for everyone.

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