Hoop Shoot, Wii Games Coming To Auburn

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The Auburn/Webster Lodge of Elks bowling team recently won a tournament.
The Auburn/Webster Lodge of Elks bowling team recently won a tournament. Photo Credit: Contributed

AUBURN, Mass. – With the temperatures dropping, there are fewer activities and games for residents to play outside. However, the Auburn/Webster Lodge of Elks has some inside events for the public planned in the weeks ahead.

“Hoop Shoot” Free Throw Contest  

The Auburn/Webster Lodge of Elks 41st annual “Hoop Shoot” free throw contest will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at Auburn High School.

The competition is open to all boys and girls, ages 8 to 13, as of April 1, 2013. There are three age groups: 8 to 9, 10 to 11 and 12 to 13. One boy and girl in each age group, with the best score, will advance to the next level of competition in January.

After four tiers of competition, the national finals will be at the Basketball Hall of Fame in April.

The competition is free, and the first 50 participants receive a free T-shirt. Registration is at 8 a.m., followed by the “hoop shoot” at 9 a.m.

For more information, contact David Charbonneau, Lodge “Hoop Shoot” chairman, at 508-832-3674.

“Wellness Works” Exercise Program

The Auburn/Webster Lodge of Elks, at 754 Southbridge St., will host the second night in the health series “Wellness Works” on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 6:30 p.m.

The evening will focus on exercise by dancing to the Wii game “Just Dance.” This free event is open to the public, and all ages are welcome to participate.  

All participants will receive a free insulated lunch bag and snack. For more information, contact elkswellnessworks@gmail.com.

Lodge Wins Charity Bowling Tournament

The 11th annual Massachusetts Elks Ten Pin Charity Bowling Tournament was recently held at AMF Auburn Lanes, and the highest scoring team was from the Auburn-Webster Lodge of Elks.

Team members included Duane Schouler, Steve Belanger, Annmarie Haggerty (co-chair), John Delaney, Ray Gould, Kevin Zautner and Bill Berg. 

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Congratulations to them! Wish we would also bring the trophy of Resident Evil 6 Crack as we enter the tournament next month.