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      Community Olympics Event Starts Friday

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      The 18th Annual Community Olympic Games in Kearney is scheduled to start Friday, with 40 different teams registered to take part in various events around town.

      This year the Community Olympics eventis working to raise money for a specific cause: the Team Jack Foundation, anorganization created to combat pediatric brain cancer through research.

      JackHoffman, for whom the organization is named, is scheduled to be a guest at thegames closing ceremonies on Sunday.

      Here is a complete schedule of this weekend's events (Finishing times are approximate):

      Friday, June 28

      5:30 p.m. - 6:00p.m. --Piloxing (Pilates & Kickboxing), Harmon Park (near sand volleyball area)

      6:15 p.m. - 7:30p.m. --Men's and Women's 5-on-5 Tug-of-War, Harmon Park

      6:15 p.m. - 8:00p.m. --Women's Singles Table Tennis Tourney #1, Horizon Middle School

      6:15 p.m. - 10:15p.m. -- Men's DoublesTennis, Harmon & Sertoma Tennis Courts

      7:45 p.m. - 9:15p.m. --Women's Singles Table Tennis Tourney #2, Horizon Middle School

      7:45 p.m. - 10:30p.m. -- Women's, Men's& Coed Obstacle Course, Harmon Park

      9:00 p.m. - 10:30p.m. -- Women's SinglesTable Tennis Tourney #3, Horizon Middle School

      Saturday, June 29

      7:30 a.m. - 9:00a.m. --5K Run/Walk, Good Samaritan Hospital (east parking lot)

      10:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m. -- Women's Singles Bowling, Big AppleFun Center

      9:50 a.m. - 12:45p.m. -- Coed UltimateFrisbee, Harvey Park

      12:00 p.m. - 2:00p.m. -- Men's SinglesBowling, Big Apple Fun Center

      1:00 p.m. - 2:30p.m. --Women's Football Punt, Pass & Kick, KHS Joe Greeno Field

      1:00 p.m. - 9:30p.m. -- CoedKickball, Harvey Park

      2:45 p.m.. - 4:15p.m. -- Men's Football Punt, Pass & Kick, KHS Joe Greeno Field

      3:00 p.m. - 4:30p.m. --Women's Basketball Partner Hot Shot, Horizon Middle School

      3:00 p.m. - 7:30p.m. -- CoedAlternate Throw Disc Golf, Centennial Park

      4:30 p.m. - 6:00p.m. --Men's Basketball Partner Hot Shot, Horizon Middle School

      7:45 p.m. - 10:30p.m. -- Movie SceneRe-enactments, Merryman Performing Arts Center

      Sunday, June 30

      7:30 a.m. - 8:30a.m. --Mountain Bike Ride, Meadowlark North Park (dirt road just north of Mead. Hills GolfCourse)

      7:30 a.m. - 8:30a.m. --Wellness Walk, Yanney Park Gottschalk Tower

      8:45 a.m. - 11:45a.m. -- Coed Team Kayaking,Harmon Pool

      9:30 a.m. - 11:30a.m. -- Partner Trail Run,Cottonmill Park Lodge

      11:30 a.m. - 5:00p.m. -- Women's 6-on-6Hard Court Volleyball, Horizon Middle School

      12:00 p.m. - 4:30p.m. -- Men's 4-on-4Grass Court Volleyball, Baldwin Park

      2:00 p.m. - 3:00p.m. --Women's Archery Group A, Meadowlark North Park Archery Range

      2:30 p.m. - 3:45p.m. --Men's Singles Cup Stacking Tournament #1, Harmon Park Activity Center

      3:15 p.m. - 4:15p.m. --Women's Archery Group B, Meadowlark North Park Archery Range

      3:45 p.m. - 5:00p.m. --Men's Singles Cup Stacking Tournament #2, Harmon Park Activity Center

      5:15 p.m. - 7:15p.m. --Barbecue, Awards, Harmon Park Sonotorium

      The Community Olympics event is sponsored by Good Samaritan Hospital and the city of Kearney Parks andRecreation Department.

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