Delaware Kite Festival Colorful kites will soar into...

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April 20, 2000|By Charlotte Newman

Delaware Kite Festival

Colorful kites will soar into the sky tomorrow at the 32nd annual Great Delaware Kite Festival at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. Kite fliers of all ability levels and ages are invited to participate. Among the events will be flying contests, stunt kite-flying exhibitions, and a kite raffle. Food and souvenir concessions will also be available.

The state park is on Cape Henlopen Drive, off Route 9. Competition registration begins at 9 a.m. Competition entrance fee is $2, $1 for ages 17 and under, additional $2 to enter highest-kite competition; free for spectators. Parking fee $2 per car. Rain date is Saturday. Call 302-645-8073.

Earth Day celebration

Celebrate the world's environmental diversity and learn to make ecologically sensitive decisions at Earth Day 2000, Saturday at the National Mall in Washington. Host Leonardo DiCaprio will be joined by environmental activists, musical talent and manh celebrities, including James Taylor, Keb' Mo', Indigenous, Carole King and Kenny Loggins. There will be hands-on activities for children and adults, and hundreds of interactive exhibits will demonstrate clean energy and new environmentally preferable technology.

Earth Day hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. Call 202-408-3325.

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