Monday, August 14, 2017

Venture Out to the Stillwater Senior Activity Center



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants want you to venture out of your house and see what the Center has to offer for ages 50 and over. Activities offered to you include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting 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 during the summer, 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. Please note; music night will take place this week on Thursday starting at 6 p.m.
Monday, August 21 – You can participate in the free exercise class, called Sit ‘n Be Fit. It takes place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30. Some exercises are done while standing, but a chair is always there for support. Also, women pool players come in at 9:30 a.m. for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one at the Center and join the fun. After the exercise class, a line dancing class is held. The boot scootin’ begins at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. If you like to do jig-saw puzzles, check out the puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, August 22 – Zumba with Angie will get you even more exercise. It is a faster moving exercise/dance class that is offered 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; canasta, duplicate bridge, 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, August 23 – The morning starts off at 9:30 a.m. with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, 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, August 24 – Guitars are out and lessons begin at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. the Zumba class members join up again with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night gets under way starting at 6 p.m. Bring a snack to share with everyone and enjoy the country music.
Friday, August 25 – It is time for the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members to get in shape, and the women pool players to get their pool sticks out, after the doors open at 9:30 a.m. Also, a painting/crafting class arrives with their art supplies ready to show off their art skills and share their ideas with each other. They would like to welcome new painters to the group. At 10:30 a.m., line dancers start strolling across the floor keeping time to the country music. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge starts at 12:15 and 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 social bridge winners were: Norma Jean Shamblin, 1st, and Barbara Geiser, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners for the week were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Norma Burk and Charles Foreman, 2nd.   

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Makes Plans for Seasonal Luncheon



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is planning a hamburger cookout for their seasonal celebration luncheon. Hamburgers and side dishes will be served to Center participants Friday, August 11 starting at 12 p.m. Cost is $2/person and tickets will only be sold at the door during the day of the luncheon. The Center offers a cool place to enjoy various activities for participants age 50 and over. Activities include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting 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 during the summer, 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. Please note; music night will be held this Thursday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
Monday, August 7 – If you would like to try a free exercise class, come take part in the Sit ‘n Be Fit class offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The class provides a good workout to help tone your muscles. Some exercises are done while standing, but a chair is always there for support. Also, women pool players come in at 9:30 a.m. for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one at the Center and join the fun. After the exercise class, a line dancing class is held. The boot scootin’ begins at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. If you like to do jig-saw puzzles, check out the puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, August 8 – For a faster moving exercise/dance class, you should come and experience Angie’s Zumba class offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. If you follow along with her to the Latin/American type music, you will definitely work up a sweat. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, 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, August 9 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players come in again to take part in their activities at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, 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, August 10 – Guitar lessons start at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. the Zumba class members join up again with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night will take place tonight. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the musicians to come in and get tuned up and ready to start playing at 6 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone to share with the crowd. 
Friday, August 11 – Mornings start off at 9:30 a.m. with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting/crafting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. They would like to welcome new painters to the group. Remember the seasonal luncheon begins at 12 p.m. Bring your appetite and enjoy the socializing with friends new and old. Due to the special luncheon, line dancing and duplicate bridge will not meet today. Afternoon games will not start 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: Nancye Hoback, 1st, and Norma Jean Shamblin, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners for the week were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Norma Burk and Charles Foreman, 2nd.    

Monday, July 31, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Makes Plans for Seasonal Luncheon



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is planning a hamburger cookout for their seasonal celebration luncheon. Hamburgers and side dishes will be served to Center participants Friday, August 11 starting at 12 p.m. Cost is $2/person and tickets will only be sold at the door during the day of the luncheon. The Center offers a cool place to enjoy various activities for participants age 50 and over. Activities include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting 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 during the summer, 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. Please note; music night will be held this Thursday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
Monday, August 7 – If you would like to try a free exercise class, come take part in the Sit ‘n Be Fit class offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The class provides a good workout to help tone your muscles. Some exercises are done while standing, but a chair is always there for support. Also, women pool players come in at 9:30 a.m. for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one at the Center and join the fun. After the exercise class, a line dancing class is held. The boot scootin’ begins at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. If you like to do jig-saw puzzles, check out the puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, August 8 – For a faster moving exercise/dance class, you should come and experience Angie’s Zumba class offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. If you follow along with her to the Latin/American type music, you will definitely work up a sweat. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, 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, August 9 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players come in again to take part in their activities at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, 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, August 10 – Guitar lessons start at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. the Zumba class members join up again with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night will take place tonight. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the musicians to come in and get tuned up and ready to start playing at 6 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone to share with the crowd. 
Friday, August 11 – Mornings start off at 9:30 a.m. with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting/crafting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. They would like to welcome new painters to the group. Remember the seasonal luncheon begins at 12 p.m. Bring your appetite and enjoy the socializing with friends new and old. Due to the special luncheon, line dancing and duplicate bridge will not meet today. Afternoon games will not start 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: Norma Shamblin, 1st, and Beverly Dale, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winning partners for the week were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Jane Anderson and Lucy Robinson, 2nd. During the second day of duplicate bridge, winners were: Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 1st; and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 2nd. The previous week, duplicate bridge winners were reported as: Norma Burk and Camille Johnson, 1st; and John and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Free Blood Pressure Checks at Stillwater Senior Activity Center



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will offer free blood pressure checks Wednesday, August 2. Humanity Hospice will provide the checks starting at 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. The Center offers a cool place to enjoy various activities for participants age 50 and over. Activities include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting 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. The summer water aerobics class is coming to an end. The last two days will be Tuesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 3. The class is held from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stillwater Municipal swimming pool. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. 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 during the summer, 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. Please note; music night will not be held this Thursday.
Monday, July 31 – Stay cool while taking part in Sit ‘n Be Fit, a free exercise class offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The class provides a good workout to help tone your muscles. Some exercises are done while standing, but a chair is always there for support. Also, women pool players come in at 9:30 a.m. for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one at the Center and join the fun. After the exercise class, a line dancing class is held. The boot scootin’ begins at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. If you like to do jig-saw puzzles, check out the puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, August 1 – Try the exercise/dance class, Zumba with Angie. She will get you moving to a more intense routine of exercise/dance moves every Tuesday and Thursday, starting at 10:30 a.m. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Remember water aerobics at 12:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, 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, August 2 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players come in again to take part in their activities at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, 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, August 3 – Guitar tunes can be heard coming from the guitar lessons class at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers move along with Angie as they work on their steps to the Latin American music. Get your last day in for water aerobics at 12:30 p.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night will not meet this week.
Friday, August 4 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members, women pool players, and a painting/crafting class all arrive starting at 9:30 a.m. ready to have a good time. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. They would like to welcome new painters to the group. At 10:30 the line dancers get their feet moving in time to some swinging tunes. Afternoon brings out the card players. Duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 and the canasta players 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: Lynn Fent, 1st, and Norma Shamblin, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winning partners for the week were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and John and Sandy Boepple, 2nd. The previous week, duplicate bridge winners were reported as: Butch and Wilma Hiatt, 1st; and Charles Foreman and Anna Cooper, 2nd.                                                        

Friday, July 14, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Celebrates July Birthdays



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate participant’s birthdays for the month on Wednesday, July 26. Cake and ice cream will be served at 2 p.m. The Center offers a cool place to enjoy various activities for participants age 50 and over. Activities include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting 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. A water aerobics class continues to be offered to Senior Center participants, also. The swimming class is held Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stillwater Municipal swimming pool. It will run through August 3. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. 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 during the summer, 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. Please note; music night will be held this Thursday.
Monday, July 24 – A free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The class provides a good workout to help tone your muscles. Some exercises are done while standing, but a chair is always there for support. Also, women pool players come in at 9:30 a.m. for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one at the Center and join the fun. After the exercise class, a line dancing class is held. The boot scootin’ begins at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. If you like to do jig-saw puzzles, check out the puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, July 25 – If you would like a more intense exercise class check out the Zumba with Angie exercise/dance class every Tuesday and Thursday, starting at 10:30 a.m. You will follow Angie as you move to some jazzy music. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Remember water aerobics at 12:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, 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, July 26 – It is time, starting at 9:30 a.m. for the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players to meet up again. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, 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, July 27 – Guitar lessons start the day off at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers move along with Angie as they work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night will meet this week at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the country music and snacks that participants bring to share.
Friday, July 28 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members, women pool players, and a painting/crafting class all arrive starting at 9:30 a.m. ready to have a good time. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. They would like to welcome new painters to the group. At 10:30 the line dancers get their feet moving in time to some swinging tunes. Afternoon brings out the card players. Duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 and the canasta players 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:  Norma Shamblin, 1st, and Sally Simmons, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winning partners for the previous week were: Betty Lowrey and Anna Cooper, 1st; and Wilma Wehr Hiatt and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.