Friday, December 2, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Offers a Warm Place to Come



       City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a good place to come in out of the cold as the weather is beginning to change. Many activities are offered for seniors 50 and over to participate in such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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.
        Monday, Dec. 12 –You can warm up with the free exercise class offered at the Center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m., called Sit ‘n Be Fit. A good workout of stretching and toning exercises are done while sitting and some are done while standing by your chair. Bouncing balls, stretchy bands, and sponge balls are all utilized in the 45 minute routine. Also, at 9:30 a.m. there is some fun competition going on around the pool tables as the women 8-ball pool players get together. They welcome new players to join in the fun. After the exercise class, starting at 10:30 a.m., you can get some more exercise by participating in the line-dancing class. They love to do some boot scootin’ to country music. In the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. canasta and social bridge players arrive ready to try their hands with the cards, hoping for a win. If you would like to play social bridge and have not played here before, please call the Center ahead of time so the number of places at each table can be arranged. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. Bring you pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon in some friendly competition. Also, a jig saw puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Dec. 13 – If you want to really get warmed up, try the free “Zumba with Angie” class. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a quick moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
        Wednesday, Dec. 14 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise group will keep you warm and toned. They meet up at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players are back again ready to have a good time and play several rounds of friendly 8-ball.  After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played.
         Thursday, Dec. 15 – Guitar players get ready to start strumming in their lessons starting at 9:30 a.m.  Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out the canasta, bridge, and pool players around 1p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2:00 p.m. Music night musicians start tuning up their instruments at 5:30 p.m. and by 6:00 p.m. they are ready to entertain the audience with their country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Dec. 16 – Friday morning activities warm up starting at 9:30 a.m. These include; Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. Afternoon duplicate bridge players arrive at 12:15 a.m. ready to play some serious cards. Canasta card games start around 1:00 p.m. Pool and snooker tables are open for games, too. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
      
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Norma Shamblin, 1st and Lynn Fent, 2nd. Lionel Raff, Camille Johnston, Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle all tied for first in duplicate bridge. The previous week, duplicate bridge winners reported were: Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st; and Al Perry and Betty Lowery, 2nd.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Gets in the Christmas Mood



       City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has put up their Christmas tree and decorations to get in the mood for the holiday. On Wednesday, December 7 participants are encouraged to bring their favorite holiday snack to share at the Center. The snacks will be put out and enjoyed starting at 2:00 p.m. Many activities are offered for seniors 50 and over to participate in such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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.
        Monday, Dec. 5 – How about a free exercise class? One is offered at the Center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m., called Sit ‘n Be Fit. You can get a good workout of stretching and toning exercises. Chairs are used for some of the exercises so you always have something there for support if needed. Bouncing balls, stretchy bands, and sponge balls are all utilized in the 45 minute routine. Also, at 9:30 a.m. there is some fun competition going on around the pool tables as the women 8-ball pool players get together for some fun competition. They welcome new players to join in the fun. After the exercise class, starting at 10:30 a.m., you can get some more exercise by participating in the line-dancing class. They love to do some boot scootin’ to country music. In the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. canasta and social bridge players arrive ready to try their hands with the cards, hoping for a win. If you would like to play social bridge and have not played here before, please call the Center ahead of time so the number of places at each table can be arranged. Also, a jig saw puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Another free exercise class that is offered is the “Zumba with Angie” class. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a quick moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. Bring you pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon in some friendly competition. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. Bring you pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon in some friendly competition. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
        Wednesday, Dec. 7 – Sit ‘n Be Fit begins at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players are back again ready to have a good time with several rounds of friendly 8-ball.  After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. Remember, at 2:00 p.m. special holiday treats that participants have brought to share, will be served
         Thursday, Dec. 8 – A lot of guitar strumming can be heard as guitar lessons begin at 9:30 a.m.  Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out the canasta, bridge, and pool players around 1p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2:00 p.m. Music night musicians start tuning up their instruments at 5:30 p.m. and by 6:00 p.m. they are ready to entertain the audience with their country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Dec. 9 – Friday gets started with morning activities at 9:30 a.m. These include; Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. Afternoon duplicate bridge players arrive at 12:15 a.m. ready to play some serious cards. Canasta card games start around 1:00 p.m. Pool and snooker tables are open for games, too. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Norma Shamblin, 1st and Lynn Fent, 2nd.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center to Celebrate November Birthdays



       City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate participant’s November birthdays, Wednesday, November 30. Cake and ice cream will be served at 2:00 p.m. Senior’s, 50 and over should check out their Senior Center. Many activities are offered such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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.
        Monday, Nov. 28 – If you need to work off those extra calories acquired from Thanksgiving feasting you should check out the free exercise class called Sit ‘n Be Fit. This class is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. You can get a good workout of stretching and toning exercises. Chairs are used for some of the exercises so you always have something there for support if needed. Bouncing balls, stretchy bands, and sponge balls are all utilized in the 45 minute routine. Also, at 9:30 a.m. there is some fun competition going on around the pool tables as the women 8-ball pool players get together for some fun competition. They welcome new players to join in the fun. After the exercise class, starting at 10:30 a.m., you can get some more exercise by participating in the line-dancing class. They love to do some boot scootin’ to country music. A pool tournament will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. Bring you pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy your afternoon in some friendly competition. In the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. canasta and social bridge players arrive ready to try their hands with the cards, hoping for a win. If you would like to play social bridge and have not played here before, please call the Center ahead of time so the number of places at each table can be arranged. Also, a jig saw puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Nov. 29 – If you want to really work off the extra calories you should check out the “Zumba with Angie” class. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a quick moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
        Wednesday, Nov. 30 – Don’t forget your exercise class. Sit ‘n Be Fit begins at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players are back again ready to have a good time with several rounds of friendly 8-ball.  After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. Remember, at 2:00 p.m. cake and ice cream will be served to celebrate November birthdays.
         Thursday, Dec. 1 – A lot of guitar strumming can be heard as guitar lessons begin at 9:30 a.m. At 10:00 a.m. Christmas decorations will be brought out and the Center will become transformed. Decorating volunteers are encouraged to come help trim the tree and place decorations around the Center. Zumba dancers begin moving to the jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. This class will definitely work off that extra piece of pie you enjoyed! The afternoon brings out the canasta, bridge, and pool players around 1p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2:00 p.m. Music night musicians start tuning up their instruments at 5:30 p.m. and by 6:00 p.m. they are ready to entertain the audience with their country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Dec. 2 – Friday gets started with morning activities at 9:30 a.m. These include; Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing, and a painting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. Afternoon duplicate bridge players arrive at 12:15 a.m. ready to play some serious cards. Canasta card games start around 1:00 p.m. Pool and snooker tables are open for games, too. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Norma Shanklin, 1st and Connie Mennem, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Betty Lowrey and Patricia Logan, 1st; and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 2nd. A second day of duplicate bridge was played and the winners in that game were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Gay Lynn Bullock and Carl Provence, 2nd. A pool tournament was held and the champion was Wayne Vinson.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will close two days for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Center will be closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. Many activities are offered to seniors 50 and over such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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.
        Monday, Nov. 21 – The holidays are here so you might think about joining the free exercise class called Sit ‘n Be Fit. This class is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. You can get a good workout of stretching and toning exercises. Chairs are used for some of the exercises so you always have something there for support if needed. Bouncing balls, stretchy bands, and sponge balls are all utilized in the 45 minute routine. Also, at 9:30 a.m. women 8-ball pool players get together for some fun competition. They welcome new players to join in the fun. After the exercise class, starting at 10:30 a.m., you can get some more exercise by participating in the line-dancing class. They love to do some boot scootin’ to country music. In the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. canasta and social bridge players arrive ready to try their hands with the cards, hoping for a win. If you would like to play social bridge and have not played here before, please call the Center ahead of time so the number of places at each table can be arranged. Also, a jig saw puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Nov. 22 – If you want to really work off the extra calories you should check out the “Zumba with Angie” class. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a quick moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use during the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
        Wednesday, Nov. 23 – It is time for another morning workout in the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class beginning at  9:30 a.m. Women pool players arrive also, ready to have a good time with several rounds of friendly 8-ball.  After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played.  
         Thursday, Nov. 24 – The Center is closed.
         Friday, Nov. 25 – The Center is closed.
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Sally Simmons, 1st and Norma Shamblin, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Carl Provance and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center is Worth Checking Out



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center offers seniors 50 and over many activities that are worth checking into such as; exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, card and bridge games, pool and snooker playing including tournaments, bingo, and a music night with country tunes. Hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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.
        Monday, Nov. 14 – Start getting in shape for the upcoming holidays by joining the free exercise class called Sit ‘n Be Fit. This class is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. You can get a good workout of stretching and toning exercises. Chairs are used for some of the exercises so you always have something there for support if needed. Bouncing balls, stretchy bands, and sponge balls are all utilized in the 45 minute routine. Also, at 9:30 a.m. women 8-ball pool players get together for some fun competition. They welcome new players to join in the fun. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line-dancers get together to do some boot scootin’ to some country music. In the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. canasta and social bridge players arrive ready to try their hands with the cards, hoping for a win. If you would like to play social bridge and have not played here before, please call the Center ahead of time so the number of places at each table can be arranged. A jig saw puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Nov. 15 – Another exercise class to check out that will get you an even better workout is the “Zumba with Angie” class. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a quick moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games played include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Most card games start around 1:00 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New players of duplicate bridge should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use during the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out, for all the puzzlers.
        Wednesday, Nov. 16 – It is time for another morning workout in the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class beginning at  9:30 a.m. Women pool players arrive also, ready to have a good time with several rounds of friendly 8-ball.  After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep time with the swinging tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played.  
         Thursday, Nov. 17 – Free guitar lessons for beginners are given every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. You do need to bring your own guitar. The Zumba class starts moving again to some jazzy tunes. Remember, you must wear good sturdy shoes. Canasta and bridge players start dealing out their cards at 1:00 p.m. A pool tournament will be held at 1:00 p.m. You are invited to join the fun competition. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2:00 p.m. Music night musicians start tuning up their instruments at 5:30 p.m. and by 6:00 p.m. they are ready to entertain the audience with country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Nov. 18 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool playing time, and a painting class all take place Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. Bring your painting or crafting supplies and share your skills with the art class. Duplicate bridge playing begins at 12:15 p.m. while canasta and other card games start around 1:00 p.m. Don’t forget to stop by the puzzle table and find a piece that is hiding.
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Sally Simmons, 1st and Beverly Dale, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st; and Norma Burk and Charles Foreman, 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge playing, Al Perry and Lionel Raff were 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle came in 2nd.