Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Celebrates February Birthdays



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate participant’s February birthdays on Wednesday, February 28. Cake and ice cream will be served at 2 p.m. Many activities are offered for persons, 50 and over, such as; card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. 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 the second and fourth Thursday of the month, from 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. Reminder: music night is not scheduled for this week.
Please note: you can get your income taxes prepared free of charge now at the Stillwater Public Library. They are no longer prepared here at the Senior Center. The AARP preparers are at the library Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. 
Monday, February 26 – Monday mornings start off with a Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women’s 8-ball pool playing at 9:30 a.m. In the exercise class chairs are set out for everyone. Some exercises are done from the chairs and some are done while standing close to the chair, using it for support. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized to test flexibility and coordination. The women pool players get their exercise from walking around the tables during several friendly rounds of 8-ball. They would like for new players to come join them and experience the fun. Starting at 10:30 a.m. line dancers line up ready to do some boot scootin’ across the floor. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool and snooker are played. Also, check out the jig-saw puzzle table and test you puzzle solving skills.
Tuesday, February 27 – A fast paced exercise/dance class called, “Zumba with Angie” is offered at the Center, every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Their routines are done to a faster moving type of music so good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, February 28 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women pool players start arriving ready to have a good time at 9:30 a.m.. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. Games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, March 1 – Every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m., guitar lessons are taught to the seniors. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Reminder: Music night will not meet this week.
Friday, March 2 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers, women pool players, and artists all come in at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. The painting class time continues into the afternoon now to accommodate more artists and give their paint time to dry. Line dancing takes place at 10:30 a.m. Come stroll along with them. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and canasta card players come in around 1 p.m. Pool and snooker is also played during 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 Wanda Harper, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff, Al Perry, Betty Lowrey, and Carl Provence; all tied for 1st. Fridays duplicate bridge winners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Norma Burk, Carl Provence, Bennie Evans, and Lucy Robinson; all tied for 2nd.    

Friday, February 9, 2018

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Closed for President’s Day



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Monday, February 19 in observance of President’s Day. Participants stay busy with the many activities offered for persons, 50 and over, such as; card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. 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 the second and fourth Thursday of the month, from 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. Reminder: music night is scheduled this week. You can bring your snack to share and enjoy the lively music.
Please note: you can get your income taxes prepared free of charge now at the Stillwater Public Library. They are no longer prepared here at the Senior Center. The AARP preparers are at the library Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also, on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. 
Monday, February 19 –The Center is closed today.
Tuesday, February 20 – A class that will keep you active is the faster paced exercise/dance class, “Zumba with Angie”. It is offered at the Center, every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Their routines are done to a faster moving type of music so good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, February 21 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women pool players start arriving ready to have a good time at 9:30 a.m.. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. Games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, February 22 – Guitar lessons keep the senior students busy learning their cords   every Thursday morning at 9:30 p.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Reminder: Music night will meet tonight at 6 p.m.
Friday, February 23 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers, women pool players, and artists all come in at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. The painting class time continues into the afternoon now to accommodate more artists and give their paint time to dry. Line dancing takes place at 10:30. Come stroll along with them. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and canasta card players come in around 1 p.m. Pool and snooker is also played during 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: Jo Anne Barrick, 1st; and Lynn Fent, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Benny Evans and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.   

Monday, February 5, 2018

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Participants Stay Active



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants stay busy with the many activities offered for persons, 50 and over, such as; card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. 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 the second and fourth Thursday of the month, from 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. Reminder: music night will not be held this week.
Monday, February 12 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class offers a good workout for participants every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. along with women’s 8-ball pool playing. In the exercise class a chair is set out for everyone to do the sitting exercises and to use for support while doing the standing ones. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized to test your flexibility and coordination. The women pool players play several rounds of friendly 8-ball pool and always welcome new players to join them. Starting at 10:30 a.m., line dancers line up ready to do some boot scootin’ across the floor in time to the country songs. They have fun while getting some good exercise. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool and snooker are played. Also, check out the jig saw puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, February 13 – A class that will keep you active is the faster paced exercise/dance class, “Zumba with Angie”. It is offered at the Center, every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Their routines are done to a faster moving type of music so good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, February 14 – The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women pool players start arriving ready to have a good time at the Center. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. Games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, February 15 – Guitar musicians continue to stay active in the guitar lessons class that meets every Thursday morning at 9:30 p.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Reminder: Music night is not scheduled for tonight.
Friday, February 16 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers, women pool players, and artists all come in at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. The painting class time continues into the afternoon now to accommodate more artists and give their paint time to dry. Line dancing takes place at 10:30. Come stroll along with them. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and canasta card players come in around 1 p.m. Pool and snooker is also played during 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 Donna Stritke, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Gay Lynn Bullock and Sally Simmons, 2nd.  Friday’s winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Lucy Robinson and Benny Evans, 2nd.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Holds a Seasonal Luncheon Celebration



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a catered luncheon for its active participants only, on Friday, February 9 at 12 p.m. The luncheon menu will be lasagna with sides       at a cost of $2/person. Line dancing and duplicate bridge will not be held that morning due to preparations being made for the luncheon. Afternoon card games and pool playing will be delayed until 2 p.m. The Center offers many activities for persons, 50 and over, such as; card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. 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 the second and fourth Thursday of the month, from 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. Reminder: music night will be held this Thursday, February 8 at 6 p.m. Participants bring snacks to share, which are put out to enjoy during the evening of the toe-tapping good music.
Monday, February 5 – The Center offers an exercise class, which is called, Sit ‘n Be Fit every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. along with women’s 8-ball pool playing. In the exercise class a chair is set out for everyone to do the sitting exercises and to use for support while doing the standing ones. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized to test your flexibility and coordination. The women pool players play several rounds of friendly 8-ball pool and always welcome new players to join them. Starting at 10:30 a.m., line dancers line up ready to do some boot scootin’ across the floor in time to the country songs. They have fun while getting some good exercise. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool and snooker are played. Also, check out the jig saw puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, February 6 – A faster paced exercise/dance class, “Zumba with Angie”, is also offered at the Center, every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Their routines are done to a faster moving type of music so good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, February 7 – The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women pool players start arriving ready to have a good time at the Center. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. Games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, February 8 – Guitar lessons continue for participants at 9:30 p.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Reminder: Music night will be held tonight. Come enjoy the music.
Friday, February 9 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers, women pool players, and artists all come in at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. The painting class time continues into the afternoon now to accommodate more artists and give their paint time to dry. The seasonal luncheon for participants will begin at 12 noon. Due to the luncheon preparations line dancing and duplicate bridge will not be held today. Afternoon activities will be delayed until 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: Beverly Dale, 1st; and Connie Mennem, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Sandy Boepple and Bennie Evans, 2nd.  Friday’s winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Betty Lowrey and Camille Johnston, 2nd.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Celebrates January Birthdays



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants will celebrate all the January birthdays on Wednesday, January 31. Cake and ice cream will be served at 2 p.m. The Center offers many activities for persons, 50 and over, such as; card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. 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 the second and fourth Thursday of the month, from 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. Reminder: music night is not schedule for this week.
Monday, January 29 – A Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class gets together every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. along with women’s 8-ball pool players. In the exercise class a chair is set out for everyone to do the sitting exercises and to use for support while doing the standing ones. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized to test your flexibility and coordination. The women pool players play several rounds of friendly 8-ball pool and always welcome new players to join them. Starting at 10:30 a.m. line dancers line up ready to do some boot scootin’ across the floor in time to country music. They have fun while getting some good exercise. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool and snooker are played. Also, check out the jig saw puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, January 30 – If you want to move at a faster pace you should come try the “Zumba with Angie” exercise/dance class. The routine is done to fast moving music. The class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, January 31 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women pool players get together again starting at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. Games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved. Remember at 2 p.m. participants will celebrate January birthdays with cake and ice cream.
Thursday, February 1 – Guitar lessons continue for participants at 9:30 p.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Reminder: Music night will not be held tonight.
Friday, February 2 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers, women pool players, and artists all come in at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. The painting class time continues into the afternoon now to accommodate more artists and give their paint time to dry. At 10:30 a.m., line dancers start strolling across the floor keeping in step to the music. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge starts at 12:15 p.m., then canasta, pool and snooker playing begins 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, Al Perry, Betty Lowrey, and Carl Provence all tied for first place. Friday’s winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Butch and Wilma Hiatt, 1st; and Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 2nd.