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3rd Annual GrieveWell Kite Festival

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Pioneer High School

601 West Stadium Boulevard

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Ann Arbor’s first and only kite festival, the GrieveWell Kite Festival is a free community event sharing the joy of the outdoors and the muse of kites! Attendees will include community members, kite enthusiasts, GrieveWell supporters and family members sharing the joy of the outdoors and the whimsy of the kites.

The kite festival is organized by GrieveWell, a nonprofit organization located in Ann Arbor, Michigan that provides community education and support to adults in grief, and those who surround them, in order to build a community that promotes healthy grieving and healing.

Attendees will enjoy:

  • Professional kite shows from amateur and professional kite teams
  • Frustrationless Flyer kites—easy to fly kites for any age or skill level!—will be availble for $5
  • A memorial mural for those who wish to honor the memory of a loved one
  • Fun giveaways from GrieveWell and Festival sponsors
  • Kids Zone including crafts and games
  • Food and treats (available for purchase)
  • Information about the GrieveWell mission and vision


Event Schedule:*

11:30 – 12:30 Fly and Remember Memorial Event with Arbor Hospice and Ele's Place

1:00 – 4:00 Ongoing Events

  • Professional and Amateur Kite Demonstration
  • Kite decorating, coloring, flying
  • Kids Zone including crafts and games
  • Food and treats (for purchase)

1:00 – 3:20 Kite Coloring Contest – Open voting for fan favorite

2:00/3:00/4:00 Kite Festival Shirt Raffle

3:45 Kite Coloring Contest Winners Announced

*Schedule subject to change – check back for updates

Fly and Remember Memorial Service hosted with Arbor Hospice from 11:30am-12:30pm
GrieveWell, Arbor Hospice, and Ele's Place invite those who have lost a loved one to remember the fond memories you shared with your loved one by personalizing and flying a kite in their honor from 11:30am - 12:30pm. Arbor Hospice will provide all materials. Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one is welcome.


Misc:

  • A Frustrationless Flyer Kite can be purchased online through 11 PM on June 14. Kites available for purchase during the festival while supplies last.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.
  • The Kite Festival will take place rain or shine, but please join us in wishing for blue skies and a steady breeze.


Please email info@grievewell.com or call 734-975-0238 for more information.

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Pioneer High School

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Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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