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Wabash Valley Senior Classics coming up

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

TERRE HAUTE -- Coming to the Terre Haute Family Y and Fairbanks Park are the 2010 Wabash Valley Senior Classics.

The events will start Wednesday, Sept. 15, with Pickleball at Brittlebank Park. Events at the Y and Fairbanks Park will begin Thursday, Sept. 19, and conclude with lunch Saturday, Sept. 18.

For a complete schedule of events and activities, along with registration form, contact Patty Cannoy, Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, at 812-238-1561 Ext. 242, toll free at 1-800-489-1561 Ext. 242, or by e-mail at pcannoy@westcentralin.com.

The cost is $10 per person in advance (by Sept. 10) and $12 at the door. There is also a one-day fee of $5 in case someone is able to only participate for one day.

The one-day fee includes a T-shirt and whichever meal is being served that day.

The Classics are open to persons 50-older and include a T-shirt, dinner Thursday, Sept. 19, and lunch Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, music Thursday, Sept. 19, and all of the events and activities that can be fit in.

Events are divided into Leisure and Competitive. However, all participants may compete in any of the events on either tract. The Competitive Tract includes Pickleball, a 3-mile walk, Badminton, a 3-mile race walk, Softball Throw, Frisbee Throw, Bocce Ball, and Table Tennis.

The Leisure Tract includes Euchre, Bean Bag Toss, Nerf Ball Toss, Water Gun Shoot, a 1-mile walk, Horseshoes, Shuffleboard, Dominoes, Washers and CornHole.

In addition to the events where medals will be awarded, two "make it and take it" craft sessions -- one Sept. 19, and the other, Sept. 21, will take place.

Registration forms/brochures may be picked up at the Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled office, 1718 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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