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Wabash Valley Senior Classics scheduled

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

TERRE HAUTE -- The 2010 Wabash Valley Senior Classics will take place at the Terre Haute Family Y.

Events will start Wednesday, Sept. 15, with Pickleball at Brittlebank Park. Events at the Y and Fairbanks Park will begin Thursday, Sept. 16, 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, or 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, due by Sept. 14, and $12 at the door.

There is also a one-day fee of $5 in case someone is only able to 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. 16, and lunch Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept. 18, and all the events and activities.

Events have been divided into Leisure and Competitive. However, all participants may take part in any of the events through either tract.

On the Competitive Tract, Pickleball, a 3-mile walk, Badminton, a 3-mile Race Walk, Softball Throw, Frisbee Throw, Bocce Ball, and Table Tennis are included.

On the Leisure Tract, there is Euchre, Bean Bag Toss, Nerf Ball Toss, Water Gun Shoot, a 1-mile walk, Horseshoes, Dominoes, Washers and Corn Hole are available.

In addition to the events where medals will be awarded, "make-it and take-it" craft sessions will take place, one on Thursday, Sept. 16, and another Saturday, Sept. 18.

Meals include spaghetti, salad, breadsticks and ice cream Thursday, Sept. 16, subs, chips and fruit for lunch Friday, Sept. 17, and a picnic-style lunch Saturday, Sept. 18.

For more information, call Cannoy at the above numbers.

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

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