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30th Annual q3reat Delaware Kite Festival slated fcr Cape park April 10 The Great Delaware Kite Festi- val, cosponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, will be held at Cape Henlopen State Park on Good Fri- day, April 10. (Rain date Satur- day, April 11). This popular an- num event attracts kite flyers and spectators from throughout Delaware and the surrounding states. Established 30 years ago when the Maharajah of Bharatpur, In- dia, challenged Delaware&apos;s gover- nor to a kite flying contest, the competition has proved to be a crowd pleaser. The championship continued year after year and in time people began coming with their own kites. Last year's festi- val drew record numbers to Cape Henlopen Park to watch competi- tors vie for 18 prizes. They also were treated to stunt kite flying demonstrations by professionals. This year will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the festival with a re-enactment of the original "duel" staged as part of the Ma- harajah's challenge. The Valli Boyz, a professional stunt kite fly- ing group, is donating two hand- made commemorative kites to honor the longevity of the event. Business and community lead- ers have donated awards for novice and advanced competitors of all ages. Six special class awards will be designated for su- perlatives, such as the smallest and the most senior competitor. The competitor's entrance fee is $1 for flyers up to 17 years old, $2 for all others. Competitors can al- so pay an additional $2 to com- pete in the Highest Kite Award category, which will take place at 12:15 p.m. for all ages. There is no charge to watch the competi- tions. There is a nominal special event fee to enter the park, howev- er, which is collected per car at the entrance to the park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The children's and teen's compe- titions take place from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by the awards cer- emony for the morning competi- tions. The adult, stunt kite, novice individual precision and open in- dividual ballet competitions fol- low the highest kite competition. The awards ceremony for the af- ternoon competitions concludes the day's activities. The entire day's activities will be announced from a stage area by two veteran masters of cere- monies - Dan Gaffney from Eagle 97.8 and Dennis Fomey from the Cape Gazette. In addition to the flying con- tests, there will be food and sou- venir concessions, stunt kite fly- ing exhibitions and a kite raffle for a specially designed 30th an- niversary commemorative kite. Subscribe to the Cape Gazette - Call 645-7700 today CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 13 - March 19, 1998 - 77 rn'] I, , ,-, ,1[- !( "II [I Serving Lunch Thursday- Monday 11:30-3 I! II Dinner Starting at 5:30 Thursday- Saturday II II h Sunday Brunch 11 2 ,,I II IIII h- - II II lut I I ., o2..<4,2, v, SAIMC , I I L ATLANTIC THEATERS i Fri., Mar. 13 - Thurs., Mar. 19 Midway Palace Theatre i;: Midway Shopping Center, Route One, Rehoboth Beach 645-0200 KRIPPENDORF'S TRIBE (1:35)(PG-13) i 1 Show Nightly 7:20 HUSH (1:37)(R) 2 Shows Nightly 7:20 9:30  TITANIC (3:t7)(PG-13) 1 Show Nightly 8:00 : THE WEDDING SINGER (1:36)(PG-13) 2 Shows Nightly 7:15 9:30 i TWIUGHT (1:36)(R) 2 Shows Nightly 7:00 9:30 GOOD WILL HUNTING (2:04)(R) 2 Shows Nightly 7:00 9:30 SENSELESS (1:30)(R) 1 Show Nightly 9:30 U.S. MARSHALL (2:09)(R) 2 Shows Nightly 7:00 9:30 AU; Sr.S SS.OO III SAT., SUN. AT l .'O0 P.M. NO MA ON SENSF..LESS DISCOUNT TICZET BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE- GREAT GIFP3. Rehoboth Mall Cinema Rehoboth Mall, Route One, Rehoboth Beach 645-0200 THE FULL MONTY (1:31)(R) 2 Shows Fri & Sat 7:10 9:30 1 Show Sun-Thurs 8:00 TITANIC (3:17)(PG-13) 1 Show Nightly 7:30 WINGS OF THE DOVE (1:43)(R) 2 Shows Fri & Sat 7:00 9:30 1 Show Sun-Thurs 7:45 L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (2:20)(R) 1 Show Nightly 8:00 THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK (2:12)(PG-13) 2 Shows Fri & Sat 7:00 9:30 1 Show Sun-Thurs 7:45 AS GOOD AS IT GETS (2:14)(PG-13) 2 Shows Fri & Sat 7:00 9:30 1 Show Sun-Thurs 7:45 EVERY TUE, SDAY NIGHT ALL SEATS $5.00 DEOUNT BOOffS NOW AVAIIAB . GREAT C,TS J / "Your Ticket To A Perfect Evening" Located just steps from: Atlantic Theaters" Midway Palace Multi Theater Prompt, courteous service, delicious food and a friendly atmosphere. I Lunch Specials I I 2 Dinner Favorites 11:00- 2:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. J Crabmeat w/our House Pasta Of The Day - $5 Specialty Red Sauce Manicotti Of The Day- $6   * Check out our Web site:<www.ltnt.com/ I Over 75 Selections Of Wine 40 Served By The Glass )astabowl> 644-9005 Midway Shopping Plaza Rehoboth Route One Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p,m. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.