Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Welcomes 50 and Over Year Olds



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a welcoming place for seniors, 50 and over. It offers free games of cards, pool and snooker, bridge, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
Please note that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there, February through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, Feb. 27 - An exercise class, called Sit ‘n Be Fit, is offered free of charge every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Everyone has a chair for support while working on a routine of stretching and coordination testing exercises. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized in to the regular exercises. Also, women’s pool is going on at that time. Several rounds of 8-ball pool are played during the morning. After exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot across the floor to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon brings in the card players. Canasta and bridge are played along with pool and snooker.  
Tuesday, Feb. 28 – “Zumba with Angie” is another free exercise class worth checking out every Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. You will get a very good workout with the quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the afternoon, games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, March 1 – Time to start getting in shape. Visit the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. It will help give you a good stretching and toning workout. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A pool tournament will also be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, March 2 – Guitar lessons start the morning off at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, March 3 – Friday mornings are active with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting and crafting class. These activities all begin at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. You can socialize while enjoying working on your art or craft project. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported social bridge winners were: Sally Simmons, 1st; and Connie Mennem, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 1st; and Betty Lowrey and Anna Cooper, 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge playing, the winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; Butch Hiatt and Wilma Wehr-Hiatt, Betty Lowery and Anna Cooper, and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle all tied for second place. 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Closed for President’s Day



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Monday, February 20, in honor of President’s Day. Also, on Wednesday, February 22 the Center will celebrate participants February birthdays with cake and ice cream at 2 p.m. Regular activities resume on Tuesday. These activities offer seniors, 50 and over, free games of cards, pool and snooker, bridge, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
Please note that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there, February through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, Feb. 20 – The Center is closed.
Tuesday, Feb. 21 – Everyone should check out the free “Zumba with Angie” class every Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. You will get an extra good workout with the quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the afternoon, games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner, so new duplicate bridge players should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Exercise equipment, including exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set, are available for use in the afternoon. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Feb. 22 – The free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class that is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. will give you a good stretching and toning workout. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping in time to swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. Remember, at 2 p.m. cake and ice cream will be served to celebrate February birthdays. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, Feb. 23 – Guitar lessons continue at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. A pool tournament will also be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, Feb. 24 – Starting at 9:30 a.m. the morning gets busy with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting and crafting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. You can socialize while you enjoy working on your art or craft project. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported social bridge winners were: Lynn Fent, 1st; and Sue McMillan, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Lucy Robinson and Jane Anderson, 1st; and Betty Lowrey and Anna Cooper, 2nd.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Come Play at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center offers seniors, 50 and over, a place to play. You can play free games of cards, pool and snooker, bridge, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and enjoy a music night with country tunes. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
Please note that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They began Monday, February 6 and will run through Tuesday, April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, Feb. 13 –A free exercise class called Sit ‘n Be Fit takes place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. You can test out your flexibility and muscle tone during the exercise routine. Chairs are set out for everyone to use for support. Also, women pool players get together for several rounds of fun and friendly 8-ball. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m., a line dancing class meets and kicks up their heels to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m. with card games: canasta, social bridge, and pool/snooker.
Tuesday, Feb. 14 – Another free exercise class, called “Zumba with Angie”, happens every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. You will do some quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the afternoon, games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members and women pool players return at 9:30 a.m. for a fun time. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping in time to swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, Feb. 16 – Guitar strumming can be heard as seniors practice their lessons in class  Thursday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, Feb. 17 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members shape up and tone their muscles  starting at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players get out their pool sticks for some competitive 8-ball playing. A painting and crafting class meets also at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. You can socialize while enjoying working on your art or craft project. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported social bridge winners were: Connie Mennem, 1st; and Lynn Fent, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Anna Cooper and Betty Lowrey, 1st; and Laurie Schlobohm and Jeannie Sneed, 2nd. The next day, of duplicate bridge, winning partners were: Betty Lowrey and Camille Johnston. 1st; and Jeannie Sneed and Norma Burk, 2nd. Also, reported the previous week, duplicate bridge partners winners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Butch and Wilma Hiatt, 2nd.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Seasonal Luncheon Celebration at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a luncheon to celebrate the season. The celebration for Senior Center participants will occur on Friday, February 10 at 12 p.m. Homemade chili and corn bread is on the menu. Tickets for $2/person will be sold at the door. Come and enjoy the delicious food and friendly fellowshipping. The Center is a good place for seniors 50 and over to check out the many free activities offered such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
Please note that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will begin Monday, February 6 and run through Tuesday, April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, Feb. 6 – If you are interested in starting an exercise program, check out the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class that is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. You can test out your flexibility and muscle tone during the exercise routine. Chairs are set out for everyone to use for support. Also, women pool players get together for several rounds of fun and friendly 8-ball. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m., a line dancing class meets and kicks up their heels to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m. with card games: canasta, social bridge, and pool/snooker.
Tuesday, Feb. 7 – For a more extensive workout, come try the free exercise/dance class, “Zumba with Angie”, every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. You will do some quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the afternoon, games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Feb. 8 – Wednesday mornings, Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members and women pool players return at 9:30 a.m. for a fun time. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers start keeping time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, Feb. 9 – Guitar lessons continue at the Center on Thursdays mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, Feb. 10 – Friday morning activities include; the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class all starting at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. Remember at 12:00 noon the chili luncheon will be held. The 10:30 a.m. line dancing class and 12:15 p.m. duplicate bridge will not take place due to the preparations for the luncheon. Come enjoy the delicious food! Canasta and card games will start at 2 p.m. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported social bridge winners were: Connie Mennem, 1st; and Bena Harper, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Norma Burk and Carolyn Schwabe, 2nd. The previous weeks duplicate bridge winning partners were: Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 1st; and Sandy Boepple and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Offers Many Free Activities



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a good place for seniors 50 and over to check out the many free activities offered such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
Monday, Jan. 30 – A free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. You can test out your flexibility and muscle tone during the exercise routine. Chairs are set out for everyone to use for support. Also, women pool players get together for several rounds of fun and friendly 8-ball. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. a line dancing class meets and kicks up their heels to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m. with card games: canasta, social bridge, and pool/snooker.
Tuesday, Jan. 31 – Another free exercise class that will give you a really good workout is the “Zumba with Angie” exercise/dance class that is offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. You will do some quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the afternoon, games played include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – Wednesday mornings the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women’s pool playing begins after the doors open at 9:30 a.m. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers start keeping time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A pool tournament will be held starting at         1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, Feb. 2 – Guitar lessons continue at the Center on Thursdays mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, Feb. 3 – Free activities offered Friday mornings are the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class all starting at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. Boot scoot’n line dancing gets underway at 10:30 a.m. Afternoon duplicate bridge players arrive at 12:15 p.m. ready to play some serious cards. Canasta card games start around 1 p.m. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Wilma Hiatt and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.