Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:45:10 -0400
From: “Lindsay Hickling”
Subject: Chatham County Senior Games and SilverArts
Chatham County Senior Games and SilverArts
When: April 19 to May 5, 2017
Registration deadline: Friday, March 24, 2017
You can find an application and flyer on our website: http://
or pick up an application at the following locations: Eastern and Western Chatham Senior Centers, Chatham County Parks and Rec, Duke Center for Living at Fearrington and Carolina Meadows.
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, bocce, bowling, cornhole, croquet, cycling, football throw, one-mile fun walk, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, softball throw, swimming, tennis, track and field events.
Silver arts cover four categories:
Heritage Arts: basket weaving, crocheting, jewelry, knitting, needlework, pottery, quilting, stained glass, tole/decorative painting, weaving, woodcarving, woodturning 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 S Hickling
Chatham County Senior Games, Local Coordinator
365 NC Hwy 87 N/PO Box 715, Pittsboro, NC 27312