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Wednesday, 17 April 2013 13:12

Haywood County prepares for 30th annual Senior Games

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Seniors around the region are gearing up for Senior Games during the month of May.

In Haywood County, registration will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 17-19 at the Haywood County Parks and Recreation office at 1233 N. Main St. in Waynesville. Haywood County Senior Games will be held May 6-21.

Participants must be 55 or older this year and must have lived in the state for three consecutive months. Events include shuffleboard, tennis, pickleball, horseshoes, bowling and track and field, to name a few. Entry fee is $10 and includes a T-shirt, light breakfast at the opening ceremony on May 6, AARP Ice Cream Social on May 15 and dinner at the closing ceremony on May 21.

For the athletically disinclined, there are also the SilverArts, with categories such as visual arts (photography, painting, etc), heritage arts (pottery, woodcarving and basket weaving), and literary arts (poems and short stories).

828.452.6789 or www.haywoodnc.net.

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