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Senior Olympics miniature golf competition set for New Orleans City Park

The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. — The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.

March 14--The Greater New Orleans District Senior Olympic Games are underway until April 19 at locations on the south and north shores of Lake Pontchartrain. Anyone 50 or older as of Dec. 31, 2018, is eligible to participate. The entry fee is $25 for three sports, plus $3 for each additional sport. To register, visit Events include:

* Darts, 9 a.m. for men and 10:30 a.m. for women, Wednesday, March 14, Belle Terre 5600 Belle Terre Road, Marrero

* Cycling, 8 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Ruddock exit off I-55

* Pickleball doubles, 9 a.m. Saturday, March 17, Pelican Park, 63350 Pelican Blvd. Mandeville

* Pickleball mixed doubles, 9 a.m. Sunday, March 18, Pelican Park, 63350 Pelican Blvd. Mandeville

* Miniature golf, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, City Putt on Victory Drive in New Orleans City Park.

* 5K run and race/walk, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, West Bank Bridge Park under the I-310 bridge in Luling

* Archery, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14, Bridge City Playground, 400 11th St., Bridge City

* Track and field, 9 a.m. Sunday, April 15, Joe Brown Memorial Park, 5601 Read Blvd., New Orleans, with a rain date of Sunday, April 22

* Celebration of Athletes banquet, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Four Columns, 3711 Westbank Expressway, Harvey.


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