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Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Kite fest planned May 6 at SUNY Sullivan

LOCH SHELDRAKE — SUNY Sullivan will host its 27th Annual Kite Festival on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the campus green, with a multitude of events happening throughout the college. This festival is free and sponsored by SUNY Sullivan, in conjunction with the Sullivan County Visitors Association, WSUL/WVOS Radio and Thunder 102.
Free kites will be available to the first 200 children.
This year's festival will include kite flying, a variety of food vendors, activities for children, and live music by Cathy Paty. Vendors selling arts and crafts, jewelry and other items will be on-hand.
In addition to the kite festival, other events on campus that day include the annual Fisher Film Festival; an art show that will feature the works of SUNY Sullivan students, faculty and staff; a double header baseball game; and the “Help for Hunger” Honors Program fundraiser.
Events of the day also include “Accepted Students Day.” Students who have been accepted to the college and those who have applied for the fall semester are invited to attend. Events within Accepted Students Day include tours of campus, a financial aid workshop, placement testing, and more. Registration for Accepted Students Day, which begins at 10:30 am, is required. Call the Admissions office at 845-434-5750, ext. 4287 to reserve your spots.
For more information about the kite festival and related weekend activities, please contact the Office of Special Events and Campus Activities at 845-434-5750 extension 4377, or email

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