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.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Birthday Celebration Held at Stillwater Senior Activity Center



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate participants January birthdays, Wednesday, January 25 at 2 p.m. Cake and ice cream will be served so come and enjoy! Many activities are offered for seniors 50 and over 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. 23 – A free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starts the morning off at 9:30 a.m. with a toning and muscle building 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. 24 – Time to “Zumba with Angie”. This is a free exercise/dance class 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. 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, Jan. 25 – 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 get moving and stepping as they keep 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. Remember, cake and ice cream will be served at 2 p.m. to celebrate January birthdays.  
Thursday, Jan. 26 – 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, Jan. 27 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class all start at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. 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 social bridge winners were: Bena Harper, 1st and Sally Simmons, 2nd. Winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st, and Betty Lowrey and Anna Cooper, 2nd.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Monday, January 16 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. You can enjoy the many activities offered for seniors 50 and over 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 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6 p.m. 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. 16 – The Center is closed.
Tuesday, Jan. 17 – The Center is back open at 9:30 a.m. and ready to “Zumba with Angie”. This is a free exercise/dance class 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 types 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 players of duplicate bridge 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, also. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Jan. 18 – If you need to get some exercise during these winter months you should check out the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class offered at the Center at 9:30 a.m. The women pool players also get some exercise while circling the pool tables during several rounds of friendly 8-ball. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m. line dancers keep moving and stepping as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. Also, a pool tournament will be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.  
Thursday, Jan. 19 – Guitar strumming can be heard coming from the class 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 at1p.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, Jan. 20 –Participants can take part in the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, or a painting class starting at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. 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: Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 1st and Betty Lowrey and Sally Simmons, 2nd.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Survives the Holidays



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is back to regular hours and activities since the holidays are over. You can enjoy the many activities offered for seniors 50 and over 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 p.m. 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. 9 – Time to work off those holiday snack splurges? Try the Center’s free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit that starts at 9:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Chairs are set up that you use for support and sitting as you do the stretching and toning exercises. Stretchy bands, hand weights, and sponge balls are all incorporated in to the routine to give you a good 40-minute workout. After the Sit ‘n Be Fit class you can stay and get some more fun exercise in the line dancing class. They start their boot scoot’n at 10:30 a.m. Come join the fun! Afternoon activities begin around 1:00 p.m. with games of canasta, bridge, pool and snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving.
Tuesday, Jan. 10 – “Zumba with Angie”, is another free exercise class offered. It meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. This is a quick moving dance/exercise class done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge 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, also. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Jan. 11 – Have you started your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise yet?  Why not check out the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class offered at the Center at 9:30 a.m. The women pool players also burn off some calories while circling the pool tables. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers keep moving and stepping as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1:00 p.m. Also, the pool/snooker tables are open for play. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.  
Thursday, Jan. 12 – Guitar lessons continue as students practice new tunes starting at 9:30 a.m.  Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at1p.m. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring you pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon with 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, Jan. 13 – It is a good day to come on down to the Senior Activity Center and participate in the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, or a painting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. All the fun begins after the doors open at 9:30 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.
Due to the holidays, no bridge was played the last two weeks.      

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Closed for New Year’s



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Monday, January 2 for the New Year’s holiday. We will be ready to start 2017 off on Tuesday, January 3 at 9:30 a.m. You can enjoy the many activities offered for seniors 50 and over 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 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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. 2 – The Center is closed.
Tuesday, Jan. 3 – Regular activities return Tuesday morning with, “Zumba with Angie”. This is a free exercise class that meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a quick moving dance/exercise class done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge 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, also. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, Jan. 4 – Time to start that New Year’s resolution, to get more exercise. The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group meets up at 9:30 a.m. You can work on those extra calories consumed during the Holiday. The women pool players also burn off some calories while circling the pool tables. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers keep moving and stepping as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played.
Thursday, Jan. 5 – Guitar lessons continue as students practice new tunes starting at 9:30 a.m.  Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out the canasta, bridge, and pool players around 1p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2:00 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 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks, which everyone brings to share with everyone. 
Friday, Jan. 6 – Friday morning activities include: Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class. All the fun begins after the doors open at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. Afternoon duplicate bridge players arrive at 12:15 a.m. ready to play some serious cards. Canasta card games start around 1:00 p.m. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. Bring you pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon with some friendly competition The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Louie Geiser, 1st and Bena Harper, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 1st; and Norma Burk and Carolyn Schwabe, 2nd.