Senior Games registration deadline nears

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EAST HANTS: The deadline to register for the East Hants Senior Games, comprising of various activities and sports across the municipality, is nearing.

The Senior Games will see activities in Scrabble; Auction 45’s; Eight Ball Pool; Single Darts; Double Darts; Bowling; Crokinole; Cribbage; Washer Toss; and Carpet Bowling. The action begins April 4. Deadline to register is March 23. All Senior Games events are smoke-free, with tea and coffee provided at the respective venues.

To register for an event, you can pick up a pamphlet/registration form at various spots across East Hants, including The Weekly Press office Monday to Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The registration fee for each event is $2 each; for bowling an additional $9 each is to be submitted with bowling entries to cover cost of lane rentals.

In order to be eligible for awards, teams must remain the same from start to finish for the competition involving teams.

The Senior Games closing ceremonies will take place May 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the Green Hall in North Noel Road. This is open to all seniors in East Hants, and will include entertainment, awards presentations, and refreshments.

Schedule of Events:

April 4: Scrabble, Four Points Rec Centre in Latties Brook 1 p.m.

April 14: Auction 45’s, Nine Mile River Community Hall 1 p.m.

April 17: Eight Ball Pool, Enfield Legion 1 p.m.

April 19: Single Darts, Noel Legion 10 a.m.

April 26: Double Darts, Noel Legion 10 a.m.

April 30: Bowling, Bible Hill Bowlacade 1 p.m.

May 3: Crokinole, Four Points Rec Centre in Latties Brook 1 p.m.

May 5: Cribbage, Elmsdale Legion 1 p.m.

May 8: Carpet Bowling, Uniacke & District Fire Hall in Mount Uniacke 10 a.m.

May 10: Washer Toss, Green Hall in North Noel Road 10 a.m.

May 25: Closing ceremonies at Green Hall, North Noel Road 10:30 a.m.