Seniors week just ahead

  • May. 19, 2014 5:00 a.m.

Submitted article–Seniors’ week is galloping upon us across the Islands this year.Sandspit’s Willows Golf Course will be hosting a Golf Day, Sunday, June 1.Never played, don’t play much, keen golfer, any age, either gender, we will have somethingfor you. While we are focusing on seniors (these are those over 50, but we also includeall ages as Seniors in Training).Keeners please come early, more leisurely folks come a bit later. It will be fun. There will evenbe something for the non players.Ferry schedule …LV Skidegate 8:35, 9:45 or noon. We have to be finished and in the clubhouse by 3:00 so youcan catch the 4:05 or 5:35 (last) ferry. Carpool bring a group, you can play together or we’llmatch you up.It’s just $20 for a day of golf, with some specialty prizes to win as well category braggingrights. Margaret will have her tasty foods available, we’re told the weather will be great! Theflowers are blooming so think about an orange or pink ball, white could be hard to find. Thegreens look lovely.The next event will be Monday, June 2 in Port Clements where the QC pickleball people will be giving a demonstration, around 3:00 pm at the tennis courts, followed by a barbecue, hosted by the Port Seniors, then the movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at the seniors’ room.There are more events in the rest of the week, so watch for posters, etc. thanks again to thePort seniors and all their helpers.Celebrate a senior!

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