Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Check Out Your Stillwater Senior Activity Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center deserves checking out by everyone of the age of 50 and over. You are invited to come participate in any of the various activities offered at the Senior Center, such as; exercise class, line dancing, bridge, canasta, and other card games, Zumba class, guitar lessons, bingo, painting and crafting class, pool and snooker, puzzles, movies and musical entertainment. There is no cost to enjoy any of these activities, so come check it out. It is your Center. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a November calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

        Monday, Nov. 17 – If it is time for you to get up and get some exercise try out the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class offered at the Center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The reason for the name, Sit ‘n Be Fit, is because everyone has a chair to use for some sitting and stretching exercises and to use for stability while also doing some standing, limbering up exercises. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. Or, if exercise is not for you, there is women’s pool playing time and a painting/crafting class that meets at the same time of morning. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball while enjoying the social time with each other. The painting/crafting class gets together to share their creative ideas. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and join the good time. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular.

        Tuesday, Nov. 18 – Wii bowling is a fun and popular activity to participate in on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can Zumba to some Latin class. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Nov. 19 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players use the Center for a good workout and fun competition beginning at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other card games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a drama titled, “Belle.”

         Thursday, Nov. 20 – It is time to Wii bowl and Zumba again. The doors open at 9:30 a.m. so you can bowl then and at 10:30 a.m. learn to Zumba with Angie. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. For the evening, musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Nov. 21 –Friday mornings consist of; Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and painting/crafting class, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. After lunch, cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.


         Game champions announced for last week were:  for social bridge; Lynn Fent, 1st and Beverly Dale, 2nd; and duplicate bridge winning partners; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Norma Burk and Treca Baer, 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Fred Seaman. Wii bowling champion for the week was Lee Arnswald.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Defensive Driving Class Scheduled

       The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a defensive driving class provided by Meridian Technology Center on Monday, November 10 from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A few spaces are left to sign up. Check with your vehicle insurance provider and see if you can qualify for a discount by taking the driving class. Also, on Friday, November 14 at 12:00 noon birthdays for the month will be celebrated with a pot-luck luncheon. The entrĂ©e will be turkey, so bring a food dish to compliment the turkey or pay $3/person. Senior citizens, 50 and over are encouraged to come participate in any of the various activities offered at the Senior Center, such as; exercise class, line dancing, bridge and other card games, Zumba class, guitar lessons, bingo, painting and crafting class, pool and snooker, puzzles, and musical entertainment. There is no cost to enjoy any of these activities, so come check it out. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a November calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

        Monday, Nov. 10 – Monday morning will be busy with a free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and a painting class all at 9:30 a.m. Then the defensive driving class at 9:45 a.m. The exercise class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball while enjoying the social time with each other. Also, the painting/crafting class gets together to share their creative ideas. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and share your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular.

        Tuesday, Nov. 11 – Activities to choose from during Tuesday morning include; Wii bowling and guitar lessons at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can Zumba to some Latin class. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Nov. 12 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players use the Center for a good workout and fun competition beginning at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a, family drama titled, “Earth to Echo.”

         Thursday, Nov. 13 – After the doors open at 9:30 a.m. get ready to Wii bowl a couple games then stay and learn to Zumba with Angie, which begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Nov. 14 –Time to tone up with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, or compete with the women 8-ball pool players, or you can test your painting and crafting skills, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. Enjoy a turkey pot-luck luncheon at 12:00 noon. November birthdays will be celebrated. Bring a food dish to share or pay $3/person. After lunch, cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.


         Game champions announced for last week were:  for social bridge; Brandy Dale, 1st and Jean Herndon, 2nd; duplicate bridge winning partners; Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 1st; and Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Vic Berryman. 

Get out and visit the Stillwater Senior Activity Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center offers senior participants many opportunities to get out and socialize, exercise and be creative. Senior citizens, 50 and over are encouraged to come participate in any of the various activities offered at the Senior Center, such as; exercise class, line dancing, bridge and other card games, Zumba class, guitar lessons, bingo, painting and crafting class, pool and snooker, puzzles, and musical entertainment. There is no cost to enjoy any of these activities, so come check it out. The following week, on Monday, November 10 a defensive driving class will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There is no cost for the class and it could save you some on your auto insurance. Spaces are still available. So sign up today. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a November calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

        Monday, Nov. 3 – Participants are usually waiting by the doors for them to open at 9:30 a.m. They are eager to come in and join the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, play some women’s 8-ball pool, or try out their artistic skills in the painting class. The exercise class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. Women’s 8-ball pool time and a painting/crafting class also take place at the same time. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball while enjoying the social time with each other. Also, the painting/crafting class gets together at 9:30 a.m. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and share your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition.

        Tuesday, Nov. 4 –Starting at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday mornings the activities to choose from include; Wii bowling or guitar lessons. At 10:30 a.m. you can Zumba to some Latin class. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Nov. 5 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players use the Center for a good workout and fun competition beginning at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a, family drama based on true events titled, “Million Dollar Arm.”

         Thursday, Nov. 6 – Arrive at 9:30 a.m. and bowl a couple games using the Wii system then stay and learn to Zumba with Angie, which begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Nov. 7 – Limber up with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, or compete with the women 8-ball pool players, or you can test your painting and crafting skills, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. After lunch, cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.


         Game champions announced for last week were:  for social bridge; Sue McMillan, 1st and Janetta Loper, 2nd; duplicate bridge winning partners; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Terry Miller and Lucy Robinson, 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Vic Berryman. 

Fun Activities Planned at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has many fun activities planned for the week. A coed pool tournament will take place Monday, October 27 at 1:00 p.m. Senior citizens, 50 and over are encouraged to come participate in the tournament and any of the other various activities offered at the Senior Center, such as; exercise class, line dancing, bridge and other card games, Zumba class, guitar lessons, bingo, painting and crafting class, pool and snooker, puzzles, and musical entertainment. There is no cost to enjoy any of these activities, so come check it out. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up an calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

        Monday, Oct. 27– The week gets started off at 9:30 a.m. with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class. This class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. Women’s 8-ball pool time and a painting/crafting class also take place at the same time. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball while enjoying the social time with each other. Also, the painting/crafting class gets together at 9:30 a.m. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and share your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition.

        Tuesday, Oct. 28 –Wii bowling is a popular activity played on a game system. This is played at 9:30 a.m. Guitar lessons also begin at 9:30 a.m. The instructor, Jim Thomas is giving his time to help people learn the guitar or brush up on their playing skills. The Zumba class is also popular. Participants start moving to the dance music at 10:30 a.m. to get some exercise. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Oct. 29 – Wednesday morning starts at 9:30 a.m. with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and the women pool players having a good time. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a Halloween classic comedy, titled, “Hocus Pocus.”

         Thursday, Oct. 30 – Arrive at 9:30 a.m. and bowl a couple games using the Wii system then stay and learn to Zumba with Angie, which begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Oct. 31 – Friday mornings start off with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and a painting/crafting class, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. After lunch cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker. There will be special Halloween treats for refreshments at 2:00 p.m. and seniors are encouraged to dress up in a costume or Halloween shirt.


         Game champions announced for last week were: social bridge; Dollie McClary and Janetta Loper, both tied for first and second place. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Murna Raff and Sandy Boepple, 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Mike Bays. 

Free Guitar Lessons at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is offering free guitar lessons. Senior Center participant Jim Thomas, is providing the lessons every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up an October calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

        Monday, Oct. 20– Monday mornings are busy with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. This class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. Women’s 8-ball pool time and a painting/crafting class also take place at the same time. The women pool players challenge their minds by playing several friendly, competitive rounds of 8-ball and would love for more players to come and join them. Also, the painting/crafting class would like for more members to join their group. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and socialize while sharing your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular.

        Tuesday, Oct. 21 –Wii bowling takes place at 9:30 a.m. This is played on a game system where each player is in control of his own game by holding the hand controller. The free guitar lessons begin at 9:30 a.m. The instructor, Jim Thomas is giving his time to help people learn the guitar or brush up on their playing skills. The Zumba class is also popular. Participants start moving to the dance music at 10:30 a.m. to get some exercise. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Oct. 22 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and the women pool players start off the daily activities at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is an old classic comedy, titled, “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

         Thursday, Oct. 23 – Another fun time with Wii bowling begins at 9:30 a.m. Zumba with Angie, begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Oct. 24 – Friday mornings start off with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and a painting/crafting class, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. After lunch cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.


         Game champions announced for last week were: social bridge; Dollie McClary, 1st, and Janetta Loper, 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Vic Berryman. Wii bowling champions for the week were Lynn Duncan and Jean Hatcher.        

Monday, October 13, 2014

Flu Shot Clinic at the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will host a flu shot clinic provided by Home Call Home Health on Wednesday, October 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You must show your Medicare card with Part B to receive the shot without any charge. Without a card or with insurance the cost will be $25. This will be a first come first serve basis. No early signups. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up an October calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

Zumba instructor, Angie Whitehead (front center) leads the new popular class in some energetic dance exercise moves. The class meets at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center. 


        Monday, Oct. 13 – Start you week off with a good exercise workout that will not cost you anything but your time and some physical effort. Join the free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit, offered at the Senior Center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. This class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. Women’s 8-ball pool time and a painting/crafting class also take place at the same time. The women pool players also get their exercise and challenge their minds by playing several friendly, competitive rounds of 8-ball and would love for more players to come and join them. Also, the painting/crafting class would like for more members to join their group. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and socialize while sharing your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular.

        Tuesday, Oct. 14 –Starting at 9:30 a.m. you can act like you are at a bowling alley by playing some Wii bowling. This is played on a game system where each player is in control of his own game by holding the hand controller and trying to make strikes just like at a real bowling alley. Also, at 9:30 a.m. a session of free guitar lessons take place. The instructor, Jim Thomas is giving his time to help people learn the guitar or brush up on their playing skills. The Zumba class is popular. Participants start moving to the dance music at 10:30 a.m. to get some exercise. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Oct. 15 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and the women pool players start off the daily activities at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. Also, at 10:30 to 12:00 noon flu shots will be given. Remember, you must bring your Medicare card with Part B to receive one free of charge. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a drama, titled, “The Fault in the Stars.”

         Thursday, Oct. 16 – Another fun time with Wii bowling begins at 9:30 a.m. Zumba with Angie, begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Oct. 17 – Friday mornings start off with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and a painting/crafting class, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. After lunch cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.


         Game champions announced for last week were: social bridge; Barbara Geiser, 1st, and Louie Geiser, 2nd; duplicate bridge winners were; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle; 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Vic Berryman. Wii bowling champion for the week was Lee Arnswald.        

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

October Birthday Luncheon to be held at the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will host the October birthday, pot-luck luncheon on Friday, October 10 at 12:00 noon. You can bring a food dish to compliment Frito-chili pie or pay $3/person and enjoy the friendly fellowshipping. Also, during the busy week, free guitar lessons will begin on Tuesday, October 7 at 9:30 a.m. Just bring your own guitar and let Jim Thomas help you get better at playing. Remember to Zumba with Angie at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is an aerobic fitness program done to high tempo dance music. After all the exercise you can get your blood pressure checked at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday by Home Call Home Health.  There is no charge and no sign up for this service. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up an October calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends.

        Monday, Oct. 6 – Time to talk yourself into exercising by joining the free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit, offered at the Senior Center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. This class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. Women’s 8-ball pool time and a painting/crafting class also take place at the same time. The women pool players play several friendly, competitive rounds of 8-ball and would love for more players to come and join them. Also, the painting/crafting class would like for more members to join their group. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and socialize while sharing your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular.

        Tuesday, Oct. 7 – Tuesday morning has become a busy time. Starting at 9:30 a.m. you can act like you are at a bowling alley by playing some Wii bowling. This is played on a game system where each player is in control of his own game by holding the hand controller and trying to make strikes just like at a real bowling alley. Also, at 9:30 a.m. a new session of free guitar lessons will begin. The instructor, Jim Thomas will give his time to help people learn the guitar or brush up on their playing skills. Zumba class participants start moving to the dance music at 10:30 a.m. to get some exercise. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Free blood pressure checks will be taken at 1:00 p.m. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Oct. 8 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starts at 9:30 a.m., or you can get some exercise by walking around the pool tables during women’s pool time. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers really get their exercise by kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a comedy, titled, “Mom’s Night Out.”

         Thursday, Oct. 9 – Another fun time with Wii bowling begins at 9:30 a.m. Zumba with Angie, begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Oct. 10 – Friday mornings start off with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and a painting/crafting class, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. Preparations will be going on for the 12:00 noon, birthday pot-luck luncheon. After lunch cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.

  
       Game champions announced for last week were: social bridge; Cloyann Fent, 1st, and Janetta Loper, 2nd; duplicate bridge winners were; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle; 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Frank Berry. Wii bowling champion for the week was Lynn Duncan.