Summer on a string

Weather forced the postponement of Bloomington’s annual Kite Day in May, but the sun was shining July 22 for the second attempt at flying the friendly skies.

 

kite day kid
Jack Pham, 7, of Shakopee guides his kite over the Valley View Playfield while amassing a pile of string.

 

Kite day drumming
Kite Day typically features a variety of entertainment, and Harisen Daiko, a taiko drum corps, entertained the crowd. Scott Grandt of Lauderdale performs alongside a line of drummers.

 

Kite day drum performance
Al Zdrazil of St. Paul focuses on his drum during the performance. (Sun Current staff photo by Mike Hanks)