GRAB YOUR BALLS: 2010 GAY BOWLING SCHEDULE
A new season of Gay Bowling at Asbury Lanes (Fourth Avenue at Kingsley) kicks off next month. In anticipation of more great fun at the Lanes, I spoke with Asbury Park-resident Michael Delia – Gay Bowling’s organizer.
TheBPlot: For those new to the party, what is “gay bowling”?
Michael: Gay Bowling is monthy event in we get togther as a community and enjoy a night of non-competive fun at Asbury Lanes – a very retro place that brings back memories of the bowling alleys of childhood.
In it’s tenth season, Gay Bowling is not a league, but a community bowling night in which all are welcome.
Ten dollars includes bowling ball and shoe rental (of course you can bring your own), unlimited bowling from 7 pm to 10 pm, all the pizza you can eat, great retro music from DJ Jack the Ripper, door prizes and – best of all – great people. All you need to purchase in addition is drinks.
TBP: You have been coordinating gay bowling for years. Any memorable moments?
Michael: When a young door prize winner got a set of Liza Minelli CD’s and didn’t know who she was.
TBP: Last year, you began having the night benefit a worthy organization in the area.
Michael: Yes, we raised an average of $500 for each organization sponsored.
TBP: Fab Michael. Looking forward to breaking my record score of 130 on the lanes.
GAY BOWLING SCHEDULE: 2009 / 2010 SEASON (7 pm start)
Oct. 17th, Nov. 14th, Dec. 5th, Jan. 16th, Feb. 20th, Mar. 20th, Apr. 24th, May 22nd.
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