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Bowling for Turkeys

November 18, 2005

Grab the kids and your skates and take a chance at winning your Thanksgiving dinner during the annual Turkey Bowl, Saturday, November 19, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Playland Ice Casino in Rye. Turkey Bowl contestants will be challenged to knock down bowling pins by skillfully sliding a frozen bird down the ice for a strike. Winners will take home a free Thanksgiving bird. Adults and children will compete separately. Contestants for the Turkey Bowl will be selected by free raffle from the skaters in the afternoon session.

The Turkey Bowl will take place during the Saturday Night Family Skating Session. Session admission prices are $25 for a family of 2-4, which includes admission, skate rentals if needed and a large-size Perky’s Pizza from the Snack Bar.

The Playland Ice Casino is an indoor, climate-controlled ice skating facility featuring a main, children’s and studio rinks, which can accommodate a total of 1,100 skaters. Services and facilities at the casino include an ice skating school, video game room, snack bar and lounge. Ice skating lessons are given by the professional instructors through Playland’s Ice Skating School.

The Playland Ice Casino is a facility of Westchester County Parks. It is located in Rye and can be reached via I-95 (the New England Thruway) to Playland Parkway, exit 19. Follow the parkway directly into Playland Park. Parking for the Ice Casino is free. For information about lessons, rentals or facilities, call (914) 813-7059. Information about the Playland Ice Casino is also available by logging on to


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