Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Free Blood Pressure Checks at the Stillwater Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold free blood pressure checks on Tuesday, January 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. These will be provided by Home Call Home Health. The Center is a fun active place to attend for activities such as; exercise and dance classes, bridge, pool playing and tournaments, card games, painting and crafting, bingo, music, movies and even guitar lessons. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It 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. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed. Also note; the free AARP income tax assistance will begin at the Center Monday, February 2. The hours will be Monday through Thursday mornings, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. No appointments are taken. It is a first come first serve basis. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return.

       Monday, Jan. 26 – Senior Center participants start the week off with a free exercise class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing or a painting/crafting class goes on at this time, also. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, Jan. 27 – Wii bowling takes place at 9:30 a.m. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl why not try it out? Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. At 1:00 p.m. blood pressure checks will be taken. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Jan. 28 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class is a good source of stretching and flexibility exercises starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is an adventure film titled, “Dolphin Tale 2”.

         Thursday, Jan. 29 – Time to Wii bowl again, starting at 9:30 a.m.  Or you could try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m.  Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, Jan. 30 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta or pool. At 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Senior aged men and women are welcome to participate.


         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Lynn Fent, 1st and Beverly Dale, 2nd; and for duplicate bridge; Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st, and Betty Lowery and Camille Johnston, 2nd. The winner of the pool tournament for the week was Vic Berryman.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Senior Center Closed for MLK Jr. Day

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed on Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. Regular activities will resume on Tuesday. The Center is a fun active place to attend for activities such as; exercise and dance classes, bridge, pool playing and tournaments, card games, painting and crafting, bingo, music, movies and even guitar lessons. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It 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. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a January calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Jan. 19 – Center is closed.

        Tuesday, Jan. 20 – If you like to bowl why not try out Wii bowling? It 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 get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba 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, Jan. 21 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday is a good source of stretching and flexibility exercises starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is an animated comedy titled, “Nut Job”.

         Thursday, Jan. 22 – Wii bowl again, starting at 9:30 a.m.  Or you could try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m.  Canasta is a popular game of choice. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun!  At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, Jan. 23 – Friday morning activities get under way at 9:30 a.m. with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers do some boot scootin’moves across the floor. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta or pool.


         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Louie Geiser, 1st and Lynn Fent, 2nd; for duplicate bridge, Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st , and Penny Sizemore and Lucy Robinson, 2nd

Start your New Year out Right at the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a fun active place to choose if you want to get out and do something that will entertain and keep you busy. 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. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a January calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Jan. 12 – If your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape, why not 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 class gives you a good 45-minute workout. Some exercises are done while sitting and also while standing by a chair. Stretching is done using elastic bands of different strengths. Also, spongy balls, wooden sticks, and weights are incorporated in to the routines. The women pool players also meet at the same time to shoot some games of 8-ball pool. Or, you could try your hand at painting or crafting in the art class at 9:30 a.m. Bring your art supplies and show off your talents. Then afterwards the line dancers will work off some of their extra calories with their fancy footwork. 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, Jan. 13 – 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 get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba 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, Jan. 14 –Limber up with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group which meets starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes.  During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun!  An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is an animated comedy titled, “Nut Job”.

         Thursday, Jan. 15 – Try out your coordination skills with Wii bowling at 9:30 a.m.  Or you could try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m.  Canasta is a popular game of choice along with pool and snooker. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun!

         Friday, Jan. 16 – Friday morning activities get under way at 9:30 a.m. with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers do some boot scootin’moves across the floor. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta or pool.


         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Barbara Geiser, 1st and Thea Pratt, 2nd; for duplicate bridge, Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st , and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd

Monday, December 29, 2014

Senior Center back to regular hours

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will resume regular hours and activities now that the holidays are over. The Center is regularly 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. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a January calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Jan. 5 – If you are worried about all the extra holiday treats that you consumed, maybe it is time for a New Year’s resolution to try an exercise class. The Center offers a free exercise class called, Sit ‘n Be Fit, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The class gives you a good 45-minute workout. Some exercises are done while sitting and also while standing by a chair. Stretching is done using elastic bands of different strengths. Also, spongy balls, wooden sticks, and weights are incorporated in to the routines. The women pool players also meet at the same time to shoot some games of 8-ball pool. Or, you could try your hand at painting or crafting in the art class at 9:30 a.m. Bring your art supplies and show off your talents. Then afterwards the line dancers will work off some of their extra calories with their fancy footwork. 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, Jan. 6 – Try out your hand at Wii bowling. It 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 get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba 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. At 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun!  Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Jan. 7 – It is time to exercise again with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group which meets starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes.  During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played, and also pool and snooker. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a comedy, drama titled, “100 Foot Journey”.

         Thursday, Jan. 8 – Thursday morning starts off with Wii bowling and guitar lessons at 9:30 a.m. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m.  This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m.  Canasta is a popular game of choice along with pool and snooker. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun!

         Friday, Jan. 9 – This will be a busy morning at the Senior Center. It starts off at 9:30 a.m. with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers do some boot scootin’moves across the floor. Also, preparations will be going on for the 12:00 noon, January, pot-luck luncheon. Ham and beans and cornbread will be the entrĂ©e this month, so bring a food dish to share or pay $3/person and enjoy good food and friends. After lunch, stay and get in a game of canasta or pool.


         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Lynn Fent, 1st and Jean Herndon, 2nd. Duplicate bridge did not meet due to the holiday.  

Monday, December 22, 2014

Happy New Year from the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed for New Year’s on Thursday, January 1 and also on Friday, January 2. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a January calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is regularly 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. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Dec. 29 – Work off all those holiday treats with the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class that meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The women pool players also meet at the same time to shoot some games of 8-ball pool. Or, you could try your hand at painting or crafting in the art class at 9:30 a.m. Bring your art supplies and show off your talents. Then afterwards the line dancers will work off some of their extra calories with their fancy footwork. 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, Dec. 30 – Try out your hand at Wii bowling. It 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 get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba 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, Dec. 31 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group meets up again at the Center starting at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes.  During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played, and also pool and snooker. At 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun! The afternoon movie will not be shown this week. Regular movie time of 2:00 p.m. will resume January 7.

         Thursday, Jan. 1 – The Center is closed.

         Friday, Jan. 2 – The Center is closed.


         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Dollie McClary, 1st and Lynn Fent, 2nd; and duplicate bridge winning partners; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Bob Henderson and Judy Million, 2nd. The winner of the coed pool tournament this week was Wayne Vinson.

Senior Center Closed for the Holiday

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closing for Christmas on Thursday, December 25 and also on Friday, December 26. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is regularly 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. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Dec. 22 – The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and you can exercise free with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class; or play some 8-ball with the women pool players; or try out your painting or crafting skills with the artists. Then afterwards the line dancers will work off some of those calories with their fancy footwork. 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. At 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun!

        Tuesday, Dec. 23 – Try out your hand at Wii bowling. It 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 get some energetic exercise in the Zumba 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, Dec. 24 – Get ready for the extra holiday calories by beginning an exercise workout. The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group meets up at the Center starting at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes.  During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played, and also pool and snooker. The afternoon movie will be cancelled this week due to the holiday.

         Thursday, Dec. 25 – The Center is closed.

         Friday, Dec. 26 – The Center is closed.


         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Thea Pratt, 1st and Cloyann Fent, 2nd; and duplicate bridge winning partners; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd

Friday, December 12, 2014

Christmas Brunch at the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity will celebrate the holiday with a Christmas brunch on Monday, December 15 at 10:30 a.m. Senior participants are invited to bring a food dish or snack item to share and enjoy the fellowship with everyone. The Center offers a fun place for persons 50 years old and over to come and enjoy various activities at no cost. Get active and stay active! Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a December 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. Reminder: as the weather starts to change and winter approaches, if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

       Monday, Dec. 15 – The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and you can exercise free with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class; or play some 8-ball with the women pool players; or try out your painting or crafting skills with the artists. The Christmas brunch will be at 10:30 a.m. Then afterwards the line dancers will work off some of those calories with their fancy footwork. 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, Dec. 16 – Wii bowling is a fun and popular activity to participate in on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Also, on Tuesday and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. free guitar lessons are given by one of the senior participants. Come expand your knowledge on the guitar. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the Zumba 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, Dec. 17 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group meets up again at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes.  During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played, and also pool and snooker. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. A holiday themed movie will be shown this week titled, “The Christmas Shoes.”
     
    Thursday, Dec. 18 – Thursday mornings it is time for Wii bowling or free guitar lessons at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can Zumba with Angie. This is an aerobic dance workout done to mostly American Latin type music. This exercise will surely eat up the calories and there is no charge for the class. In the afternoon, canasta, bridge, other card games, and pool and snooker are played. At 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun! At 2:00 p.m. bingo is played with a guest caller and everyone is a winner.
    
     Friday, Dec. 19 – Friday mornings get busy with exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting/crafting class at 9:30 a.m. Line dancing starts at 10:30 a.m. This is a good workout that is fun while testing your coordination. Then stay for the afternoon and play canasta, other card games, or pool and snooker. A jig saw puzzle is always out for some challenging puzzle solving.

     
    Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Thea Pratt, 1st and Beverly Dale, 2nd; and duplicate bridge winning partners; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 2nd