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Register for Chatham County Senior Games by April 6

Posted Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Pittsboro, NC - Chatham County Senior Games will be held in various locations throughout the county April 17 thru May 1, 2015. Event sites include: Bray Park, Carolina Meadows, Carolina Preserve, Duke Center for Living at Fearrington, Fearrington Bocce Courts, Paul Braxton Gym, Pittsboro Senior Center, Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, Northwood High School, Siler City Country Club, Thomas Brooks Park and the Western Chatham Senior Center.

The Senior Games wellness and prevention program seeks to keep the body,mind, and spirit fit while also fostering enjoyment with friends, family,spectators, and volunteers. Seniors age 50 years and better are eligible to participate.

Sporting events will include: archery, basketball shoot, billiards, bocce, cornhole, croquet, cycling, football throw, one-mile fun walk, golf, horseshoes, softball throw, swimming, tennis, track and field events.

Silver arts cover four categories:

Heritage Arts: basket weaving, china painting, crocheting, rugs, jewelry, knitting, needlework, pottery, quilting, stained glass, tatting & needle lace, tole/decorative painting, weaving, woodcarving, wood turning and woodworking.

Literary Arts: essays, life experiences, poems and short stories

Performing Arts: comedy/drama, dance, line dance, instrumental and vocal

Visual Arts: acrylics, drawing, mixed media, oils, pastels, photography, sculpture, and watercolor.

Those interested in serving as event volunteers or sponsors or who need to register as a participant should contact Lindsay Hickling, 919-542-4512, ext. 228 or lindsay.hicking@chathamcoa.org

The registration deadline has been extended through Monday April 6, 2015.

North Carolina Senior Games, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing year-round health promotion and wellness for adults 50 years of age and better. NCSG, Inc. is sponsored statewide by the N. C. Division of Aging and Adult Services.

 
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