The May 11 deadline to register for the 2012 Heart of Illinois Senior Games and Fine Arts Festival — Thursday, May 24 through Monday, May 28 — is fast approaching. Registration booklets are available online at www.hoiSeniorGames.org , where you can also view a video that showcases the event. Registration booklets can also be picked up at Peoria Park District facilities as well as at Morton, Pekin and Fon du Lac Park Districts and many other local businesses.
The five-day festival for men and women age 50 and older will have nearly 100 events to choose from in several categories including athletic, “just for fun,” visual arts, literary arts and performing arts. The cost to participate in unlimited events is $30. Participation in Fine Arts Only events or “Just for Fun” events is just $15. There are also several social events that are FREE with a paid registration, including the Opening Reception, Peoria Chiefs Night, Spirit of Peoria Riverboat Ride and much more. There is something for everyone, so sign up now to participate or volunteer!
Most of the events in the 2012 Senior Games will take place at the RiverPlex in Peoria or the Eastside Centre in East Peoria. For more information, contact Shelly Peters, HOISG Marketing and Event Coordinator, at (309) 681-2860, e-mail her at email@example.com , or visit the website, www.hoiseniorgames.org .