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North Fulton Golden Games begin May 4
North Fulton Golden Games begin May 4

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The 17th annual North Fulton Golden Games will kick off on Wednesday, May 4.

This event is open to area adults who are at least 50 years old. There is a $12 registration fee, which includes a T-shirt and picnic lunch on opening day.

The Games will begin with check-in at 9 a.m. and an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center (830 Grimes Bridge Road, 30075). Track and field events are scheduled to start after the ceremony.

The 2011 Golden Games will also include the second annual Wii video game bowling tournament, and a dance competition and exposition with dance-offs in the foxtrot, waltz, tango, cha-cha and swing.

New events include Bunco, a diving contest, tennis, three-on-three basketball and a softball skill challenge.

The awards luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 10 a.m. at the Dorothy C. Benson Multipurpose Complex (6500 Vernon Woods Drive, Sandy Springs, 30328).

Applications for the Games may be picked up at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center or any other area center.

The North Fulton Golden Games are hosted by the Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historic and Cultural Affairs Department in conjunction with Alpharetta Recreation and Parks, City of Johns Creek Recreation and Parks Division, Milton Parks and Recreation, Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department, and Fulton County Human Services/Office of Aging.

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