Spirits Kiting Exhibition-Kites and
banners arranged in an incredible display of color and motion by
award-winning kite master Charles Stewart and participation by other
experienced kite flyers.
talented array of singers, musicians, and poets give voice to feelings. A
tentative list of performers includes: Breakaway, Jeff Curtis, Jennie
Walker, Danielle Reed and other special guests to be announced.
–On a large ‘sheet canvas’ visitors are encouraged to share emotions
through drawing and words using colored markers.
Parrots for Peace- Gloria Waslyn’s ‘peace
parrots’ Baby & Merlin provided ‘support’ in the 9/11 clean-up. These
colorful birds always win the hearts of all who meet them with their
Matt Long demonstrates his artistry and imagination, transforming a mound
of sand into a magnificent form. Families and individuals are encouraged
to build their own sand monuments.
Memorial Garden- Around the periphery of the main sand sculpture,
children and adults are supplied with small flags, and asked to ‘plant’
them along with offering silent prayers.
Seaside Tribute- As the highlight of the 9/11 tribute, over 100
kites are freely given out to kids/adults to fly at the same time, all
reaching toward the heavens in an expression of unity, hope, and healing.
Message Towers-Similar in concept to the ‘Wailing Wall’, people
are asked to leave notes to loved ones in a symbolic model.
by veterans and children, this striking kite weaves an awesome path in
the shoreline, the arch is a memorial to all those touched by the tragedy
appearance Search and Rescue dog ' Tango'
The flying of
kites represents the universal dream of freedom, and is a special way to
recognize many of the unsung heroes and ordinary people who came together
and did the extraordinary. As a way to share the event with those who
could not attend, in the future we hope to display photographs of the
event and mural art in a special Freedom Flight 9/11 Gallery
Exhibition. 2008 will be our 6th year…the event has grown
in size and scope. Please join us, and tell your friends…sponsors
and volunteers are welcome.