Community Briefs

Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2010

Senior Olympics kick off Tuesday

The seventh annual Kenai Peninsula Senior Olympics kick off Tuesday and run through Saturday at venues around the central Kenai Peninsula. Scheduled events are as follows:


* 9 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Pool at Hooligan's

* 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. -- Water-walk at Nikiski Swimming Pool

* 1-5 p.m. -- Cribbage at Peninsula Center Mall

* 1-5 p.m. -- Bridge at Peninsula Center Mall


* 9-10:15 a.m. -- Darts at Hooligan's

* 10 a.m.-noon -- Walk-a-thon at Peninsula Center Mall

* 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Shuffleboard at Hooligan's

* 1:30-5:30 p.m. -- Hand-N-Foot cards at Peninsula Center Mall


* 10 a.m.-noon -- Walk-a-thon at the Peninsula Center Mall, 55-69 and 70-plus

* 10 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Bowling Men and Women at Kenai bowling lanes, 55-69 and 70-plus

* 1-5 p.m. -- Tripoley at the Peninsula Center Mall

* 3-5 p.m. -- Basketball toss Men and Women at Nikiski Rec Center, Mile 22.5 Kenai Spur Highway


* 9 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Pinochle at the Peninsula Center Mall

* 10 a.m.-noon -- Walk-a-thon at the Peninsula Center Mall

* 2-5 p.m. -- Dominos at the Peninsula Center Mall


* 9 a.m.-noon -- Ping Pong, Men at the Soldotna Senior Center, Women at the Kenai Senior Center

* 9 a.m.-noon -- Poker at the Peninsula Center Mall

* 12:30 p.m. -- Awards Ceremony at the Peninsula Center Mall

* 1-4 p.m. -- No-host dinner at Ginger's Restaurant in the Peninsula Center Mall. Meal will be sweet and sour chicken, pot roast, salad, veggie, steamed rice, mashed potatoes and dessert for $10.95.

Contact your local senior center to sign up for any of the events or for more information. Reach the Kenai Senior Center at 283-4156, the Soldotna Senior Center at 262-2322, Sterling Senior Center at 262-6808, and Nikiski Senior Center at 776-7654.

Events are open to seniors on the Kenai Peninsula age 55 or older.

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