The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold free blood pressure checks on Wednesday, July 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. These will be provided by May’s Home Call Home Health. Also, on Monday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m., Lois Jackson, a certified massage therapist will be at the Center to provide foot and hand massages. Activities are offered for seniors 50 and over. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a July 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. Music night on Thursdays is a good evening outing to check out.
Monday, July 21 – Stay cool at the Senior Center even while participating in the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class that is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Exercises are done while sitting and some while standing by a chair. It is a good workout that utilizes stretchy bands, bouncing balls, and hand weights. The women pool players keep their cool even during competitive 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun. A painting/crafting class also meets. It is a social time to get together and help each other with their artistic ideas. At 10:30 a.m. a group of line dancers practice some boot scoot’in moves. Check it out and get a powerful workout while having a blast! Also, at 10:30 a.m. Lois Jackson will be providing free foot and hand massages. Afternoon games begin around 1:00 p.m. Bridge and canasta are popular card games played along with pool/snooker and puzzle solving.
Tuesday, July 22 – If you like to bowl come try out the popular Wii bowling game played on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. 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. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Water aerobics meets at the Stillwater Municipal pool at 12:30 p.m. It is great exercise, and only $2/session. In the afternoon, games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Bingo players also meet up on Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!
Wednesday, July 23 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers join up at 9:30 a.m. again, along with the women pool players. Afterwards, stay and practice some line dancing steps at 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure checks will be taken from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Then, in the afternoon games of canasta, pool and snooker are played along with an afternoon movie, at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a romantic drama, titled, “Endless Love.”
Thursday, July 24 – The bowling alley is open again. Join the Wii bowling team for fun and laughs starting at 9:30 a.m. And water aerobics meets up at the City pool at 12:30 p.m. In the afternoon, get in a game of canasta, social bridge, or pool playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. During the evening, starting at 6:00 p.m., musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music. Come enjoy the music!
Friday, July 25 – Friday mornings are active with exercise class, women’s 8-ball, and a painting/crafting class, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members kick up their heels to some music that gets them moving. After lunch, the cards will be brought out for games of canasta, or participate in the coed 8-ball pool tournament beginning at 1:00 p.m. Join the fun!
Game champions announced for last week were: social bridge winners; Barbara Geiser, 1st and Cloyann Fent, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were; Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st and Camille Johnston and Terry Miller, 2nd place. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Frank Berry.