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Friendship Village's Silver Games end with fishing derby

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  • Ray Hilgenberg catches a fish while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.

      Ray Hilgenberg catches a fish while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Della Humbert waits for her fish to be measured during the fishing derby at Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.

      Della Humbert waits for her fish to be measured during the fishing derby at Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Barbara Mueller catches a fish while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.

      Barbara Mueller catches a fish while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Chuck Christensen enjoys a beautiful late summer morning while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.

      Chuck Christensen enjoys a beautiful late summer morning while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • A fish caught by resident Barbara Mueller awaits measurement by judges in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.

      A fish caught by resident Barbara Mueller awaits measurement by judges in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

A popular fishing derby capped off Friendship Village's weeklong Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.

The 10th annual Silver Games was expected to be the most successful yet, with an estimated 350 participants above the age of 62.

More than 30 events were held from Monday to Friday, including quarterback toss, seated floor hockey, soccer penalty kicks, Sudoku and archery.

This year's new events included laser tag, arcade car racing and skee ball.

The Silver Games are coordinated by Friendship Village and held in cooperation with the Schaumburg Park District, The Barn and the Roosevelt University Institute for Continued Learning.

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