The Kiwanis Music Festival is in its 60th year and has been running continuously since 1945. It became the Kiwanis Music Festival in 1985 when Kiwanis Clubs in the area became involved with the regular volunteers. The dates for the 2005 Kiwanis Music Festival have been set as April 6 to May 1, 2005, with the highlights concert on May 20th (tickets available by calling the office at 226-7572). About 4,000 young people will perform in this years festival in 10 different venues to over 10,000 spectators and 400 volunteers. The Festival has its own web site set up by Gary Morton.