State Finals lasts for 18 days and showcases over 3100 registered participants in over 70 sports and arts activities. Since the inaugural State Finals in 1985 to the present, drugstore this event has become a celebration in the truest sense of the word. It provides individuals from participants to volunteers, ed an opportunity to showcase their talents, enjoy being active, renew old skills and learn new ones.
The gala Opening Ceremony of this annual event is on Thursday, September 25, at WakeMed Soccer Park starting at 6:30 p.m. with the Parade of Participants, torch lighting, entertainment, and special guests. With the largest number of Local Senior Games ever – fifty-four – the number of registered participants grow daily. Come and enjoy this celebration of the human spirit! Great parking and seating. Prior to the Opening Ceremonies, enjoy the Cheerleader Showcase at 5 p.m. at the SAS Soccer Park on Thursday, September 25. Watch performances by the Local Games’ Cheerleading squads from across the state. Join in the Funwalk prior to the Open Ceremonies.
You are invited to celebrate the arts by visiting the Heritage, Literary, and Visual Arts Showcase at the NCSU McKimmon Center on Saturday, September 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Performing Arts Follies is on Friday evening, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. Get your tickets ($l0) at WakeMed Stadium on Thursday evening or at the McKimmon Center beginning at noon on Friday, September 26 or at the door before the show.
This year’s Senior Expo is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the McKimmon Center. There will be exhibits from sponsors, coordinating agencies and various health and fitness organizations…free gifts and great information. Flue shots will be available!
Event Schedule and Map for Raleigh events are available at www.ncseniorgames.org or call 919-851-5456 for more information.
North Carolina Senior Games, Inc. (NCSG) is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with a mission of creating a year round health promotion and education program for adults 55 years of age and better. Senior Games provides a holistic approach to keeping the body, mind and spirit fit while enjoying the company of friends, family, spectators and volunteers.
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