Spring Fling at Kilby Shores

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 1, 2005

From 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 10, a Spring Fling and End of the Year Extravaganza takes place at Kilby Shores Elementary School. Fun-filled activities include a

Zero Gravity Game, mini golf, Froggy Fly Fling Game, Radar Speed Pitch, Super Shot Basketball, Cakewalk, Raffles, Lazer Maze, Chessie The Sea Monster, Wacky Trikes Grand Prix, Entanglement (Giant Twister), Carousel Moonwalk, Tsunami Slide (32′ High). Hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy will be available. Carnival armbandsd will be sold for $10 each allowing unlimited access to rides.

Free housing, services for homeless veterans

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Through Thursday, homeless veterans throughout Suffolk and Western Tidewater can find a variety of free services, including temporary shelter, at the National Guard Armory. Stand Down 2005 involves a coalition of agencies and businesses, including area health provides, who will contribute to the effort. Nutritious meals, job counseling, hair cuts, health exams, and legal services are among the offerings. For more information, call 934-2695 or 539-9996.

Girl Scout Group 5563

The Girl Scout Group 5563 is sponsoring an American Flag Burning Ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 at Lone Star Lake Lodge, Pembrooke Lane, Chuckatuck. Anyone wishing to bring a tattered flag to be burned, is welcomed. There is a container at the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department on King’s Highway. Call Kitty Martin at 255-4335 for more information.

Smithfield Gardens

Smithfield Gardens Inc. is celebrating its 16th annual Flower Festival Saturday, June 18. This is a day full of free classes, door prizes, and great sales.

Gardening experts will be on hand to answer questions concerning chemicals, lawns and ponds from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local author Laurie Fox will also be available to answer questions. Call 238-2511 or 399-4331 for more information.

Senior aerobics offered

Senior aerobics is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Suffolk Senior Center, 350 N. Main St. Call

923-2372 for details.