The 19th annual senior fishing tournament will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, at T. J. Evans Park in north Newark.

The 19th annual senior fishing tournament will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, at T. J. Evans Park in north Newark.

The event, for those age 55 and over and the physically challenged, is a joint venture of the Land of Legend Fly Fishermen and Friends, Newark Parks and Recreation Department and the Licking County Aging Program.

A variety of door prizes and prizes in various fishing categories will be given away.

Those who don't fish are welcome to come and visit in the park shelter house.

A picnic lunch will be served at noon. For meal reservations, call LCAP's nutrition department at (740) 345-0821 or 1-800-452-0097 by June 3.

Fishing permits will be available at the park. Tournament participants must furnish their own tackle.

The rain date is Wednesday, June 11.