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"Let's go fly a kite"Prescott Park Arts Festival held a free Kite Picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. During this community celebration, where the road was closed to vehicular traffic for the event, people could bring their own kites or get kites there and then decorate them, receive demonstrations on kite flying, play games, play with bubbles, hear live music, have refreshments, get their faces painted, play in a bounce house and more. The weather was just breezy enough to get the kites aloft. Mary Poppins and Bert themselves were on hand to greet people, too, from the summer production that is still going on now and for a few more weeks at the Portsmouth performance space. To learn more about the musical and other performances going on this summer, see prescottpark.org for more information.

From left are Evelyn Oliver and Cody Garcia, as Mary Poppins and Bert, respectively, during Prescott Park Arts Festival's kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Linda Weiser of Concord, left, paints a fanciful horse on the cheek of Charlotte Cosco, 2, of Stratham, during Prescott Park Arts Festival's kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017.  (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Volunteer Elizabeth Holloway of New Castle, left, shows Mason Wheeler, 6, of Milford, what he looks like with a skull painted on his face during Prescott Park Arts Festival's kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Bob Ray of Cumberland, Maine, was on hand with a variety of interesting kites to demonstrate how they work during Prescott Park Arts Festival's kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. Ray used to own a kite store in Portland and now is an educator about kites, and why things fly. He also hung up various wind socks and kite-themed decorations at the event. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Jen Bonaccorsi and her daughter Isabel Wassilie, 1 1/2, both of Eliot, Maine, were flying a festive kite during Prescott Park Arts Festival's kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Prescott Park Arts Festival held a kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
The bounce house was very popular with kids of all ages during Prescott Park Arts Festival's kite picnic titled "Let's Go Fly a Kite" in Exeter at Swasey Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)