Parks & Rec announces Senior Games and Silver Arts

Press release:

Asheville, NC – The City of Asheville Parks and Recreation invites area seniors to participate in friendly competition at the 2016 Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and Silver Arts.  Opening Ceremonies will be held on April 28 with various competitions through May 21.  Awards will be presented at the Closing Ceremonies and Silver Arts Showcase on May 24. 
 Senior Games is an exciting health and fitness program for adults, age 50 and older at various fitness levels.  Top competitors in each category are eligible to go to the North Carolina Senior Games in Raleigh.  Silver Arts is a statewide arts program that celebrates the accomplishments of Buncombe County’s senior artists and provides a showcase for local talent. 
Registration will be accepted through April 25.  The $10 entry fee includes event registration, opening and closing ceremonies, a t-shirt and the awards dinner.  For more information or to register, go to contact Dee Black at (828) 259-5809 or 
For more information about this and all Asheville Parks and Recreation programs, visit, or by phone at (828) 259-5800.  Asheville Parks and Recreation:  It’s where Asheville goes. . . to compete.
About Virginia Daffron
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