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Spring brings perfect kite-flying weather, and the Kites for Kids Festival brings free kites and lots of other fun — airborne and ground level — to North Liberty as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, in collaboration with Johnson County Social Services, Community Partnership for Protecting Children and Prevent Child Abuse Johnson County.
Here’s all you need to know:
The five Ws
Who: Caregivers and kids. Children should be accompanied by an adult.
What: A festival for Child Abuse Prevention Month to encourage play between caregivers and children, because play can help strengthen bonds and decrease the prevalence of abuse.
Where: Liberty High School, 1400 S Dubuque St.
When: 12 to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 22, 2023.
Why: Because kites take two people, it’s an activity that brings caregivers and kids together and builds connection.
Who will be there
Kites, and volunteers to help build and fly them
Local agencies that serve kids, caregivers and families, and work to prevent harm
City Slate sponsors with activities
Sign up to volunteer online through Signup Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4ca4ac23a5fa7-volunteers2#/
How to get there and where to park
Liberty High School is at 1400 S Dubuque St. in North Liberty and accessible from North Liberty Road, Dubuque Street and the Dubuque Street trail.
Please park in the parking lots south of the tennis courts and football stadium.
Skip the car and walk or bike to the event!
You also might be wondering
Restrooms are available inside Liberty High School during the event.
Please leave your dogs at home.
Cancellation will be posted in the Facebook event.
Who to thank
Event funding is provided in part by the Johnson County Community Partnerships for Protecting Children.
This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of events is made possible by Centro, Inc, The Family Dental Center, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Shive-Hattery, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Urban Acres Real Estate and Veridian Credit Union.
Stay in the loop
Any cancellations or delays will be posted in the Facebook event.
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We’re committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation at our events for individuals with disabilities.
For accommodations, please reach out to Micah Ariel James at [email protected] or call (319) 626-5755.
More City Slate Fun
This event is part of the City Slate, a compilation of North Liberty’s free city-produced events, with more than 40 events planned. Explore the schedule at northlibertyiowa.org/cityslate.
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