Monday, September 26, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Schedules Two Flu Shot Clinics



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold two flu shot clinics this month. Flu season is here unfortunately, so time to get prepared. The first clinic will be provided by Tiger Drug and it is scheduled for the morning of Tuesday, October 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The second one will be held a little later in the month. It will be provided by Mays Home Health, during the afternoon of Wednesday, October 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. No appointments will be taken it is a first come first serve basis.  There will be no charge if you bring with you, your Medicare card with Part B. Without a card there will be a $25 charge. Also, a new session of guitar lessons begin Thursday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. They will meet every Thursday at that time with instructor, Jim Thomas. You will need to supply your own guitar. If further questions, please call the Center. Everyone 50 and over are welcome to participate  in the many activities offered at the Center such as; an exercise class, line dancing, a Zumba exercise/dance class, art class, pool playing, guitar lessons, card games, bingo, and an evening music session every Thursday night. Hours for participation 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, Oct. 3 – If you are interested in getting some exercise, check out the Center’s free exercise class, 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’s 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 coed pool tournament will be held at 1:00 p.m. You are invited to join the fun competition. A jig saw puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Oct. 4 – It is flu shot day! Tiger Drug will be here from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Remember to bring your Medicare card with Part B. Everyone will be a first come first served.  If you want a faster paced exercise, you should try the “Zumba with Angie” class offered at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. It is a quicker moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music that makes you want to move. Please wear good sturdy shoes. 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, please 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, Oct. 5 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers meet again at 9:30 a.m. ready to test their flexibility and muscle power. Women pool players test their pool shooting skills during that time, also. 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 the birthday celebration begins at 2:00 p.m.
         Thursday, Oct. 6 – Remember to bring your guitar and join in the lessons starting at 9:30 a.m. every Thursday. At 10:30 a.m. join the Zumba class and move to the jazzy tunes. You must wear good sturdy shoes. Canasta and bridge players start dealing out their cards at 1:00 p.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 country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Oct. 7 – Friday mornings have several activities going on which include; Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting class which all take place starting at 9:30 a.m. Bring your painting or crafting supplies and share your skills with the art class.  At 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready for some high stepping and sliding. Afternoon duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and other card games which includes canasta, begin around 1:00 p.m. Stop by the puzzle table and see how good you are at finding a piece.
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Bena Harper, 1st and Cindy Smith, 2nd. Winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd. The second day, of duplicate bridge, reported winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and John and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Will Celebrate September Birthdays



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center celebrates participant’s September birthdays Wednesday, September 28. Cake and ice cream will be served at 2:00 p.m. Come and celebrate your birthday with all your friends. Everyone 50 and over are welcome to participate in the many activities offered such as; an exercise class, line dancing, a Zumba exercise/dance class, art class, pool playing, card games, bingo, and an evening music session every Thursday night. Hours for participation 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.
         Please note the coming events in October. Flu season is coming! A flu shot clinic provided by Tiger Drug will be held at the Center, Tuesday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There is no charge if you have your Medicare Part B card. This will be a first come first serve basis. Also, another event to look for will be free guitar lessons starting up again on Thursday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. These lessons will be given every Thursday by Jim Thomas. If you would like more information on these upcoming events please call the Senior Activity Center, at 405-747-8080.
        Monday, Sept.26 – Join the free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit, offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 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’s 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. Pool/snooker tables are available for use also. A puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Sept. 27 – For some faster paced exercise, you should try the “Zumba with Angie” class offered at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. It is a quicker moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music that makes you want to move. Please wear good sturdy shoes. 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, please 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, Sept. 28 – Starting at 9:30 a.m., the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members arrive ready to test their flexibility and muscle power. Women pool players test their pool shooting skills during that time, also. 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 the birthday celebration begins at 2:00 p.m.
         Thursday, Sept. 29 – Some swift moves are seen in the Zumba class as participants keep up with the jazzy tunes. The class starts at 10:30 a.m. You must wear good sturdy shoes. Canasta and bridge players start dealing out their cards at 1:00 p.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 country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Sept. 30 – Friday mornings are busy with these activities; Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting class which all take place starting at 9:30 a.m. Bring your painting or crafting supplies and share your skills with the class.  At 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready for some high stepping and sliding. Afternoon duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and other card games which include canasta, begin around 1:00 p.m. A coed pool tournament will be held at 1:00 p.m. You are invited to join the fun competition. Stop by the puzzle table and see how good you are at finding a piece.
         Last weeks reported winners in social bridge were: Beverly Dale, 1st and Sally Simmons, 2nd. Winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd. The second day, of duplicate bridge, reported winners were again: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Offers Fun Activities



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has many activities to check out and participate in for ages 50 and over. Those activities offered consists of; an exercise class, line dancing, a Zumba exercise/dance class, art class, pool playing, card games, bingo, and an evening music session every Thursday night. Hours for participation 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, Sept. 19 – A free exercise class is offered, called Sit ‘n Be Fit, along with women’s 8-ball pool playing. These activities start after the doors open at 9:30 a.m. In the exercise class, 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. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball. They welcome new players to join in the fun competition. 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. Pool/snooker tables are available for use also. A puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Sept. 20 – If you are thinking about a faster paced exercise, you should try the “Zumba with Angie” class offered at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. It is a quicker moving dance/exercise class done to mostly Latin American music that makes you want to move. Please wear good sturdy shoes. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games are played that 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, please 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, Sept. 21 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members arrive at 9:30 a.m. ready to tone up their muscles. Also, women pool players are ready for some fun 8-ball competition. 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, Sept. 22 – Zumba class participants can work up quite a sweat keeping up with the jazzy tunes. The class starts at 10:30 a.m. You must wear good sturdy shoes. Canasta and bridge players start dealing out their cards at 1:00 p.m. A coed 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, Sept. 23 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting class all take place starting at 9:30 a.m. Bring your painting or crafting supplies and share your skills with the class.  At 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready for some high stepping and sliding. Afternoon duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and other card games which includes canasta, begin around 1:00 p.m. Stop by the puzzle table and see how good you are at finding a piece.
         Last weeks reported winners for duplicate bridge were: Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st; and Carolyn Schwabe and Norma Burk, 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge, the winning partners were: Lucy Robinson and Teresa Tanner, 1st; and Lionel Raff and Gay Lynn Bullock, 2nd. The previous week, duplicate bridge winners reported: Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st; and Lionel Raff and Camille Johnston, 2nd.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Blood Pressure Checks at Stillwater Senior Activity Center



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will offer free blood pressure checks on Friday, September 16 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The checks will be done by NOC nursing students. No appointments needed. First come, first serve basis. Many activities are offered at the Center, such as; an exercise class, line dancing, a Zumba exercise/dance class, art class, pool playing, card games, bingo, and an evening music session every Thursday night. Hours for participation 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, Sept. 12 – Monday mornings get busy after 9:30 a.m. A free exercise class is offered, called Sit ‘n Be Fit, along with women’s 8-ball pool playing. In the exercise class, 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. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball. They welcome new players to join in the fun competition. 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 bridge players arrive ready to try their hands with the cards, hoping for a win. Pool/snooker tables are available for use also. A puzzle is always out ready for a piece to be found.
        Tuesday, Sept. 13 – If you are looking for a faster paced exercise class, you should try the “Zumba with Angie” class. It is a quicker moving dance/exercise class done to Latin American music that makes you want to move. It is offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please wear good sturdy shoes. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games are played that include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment which 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, Sept. 14 – It is time to exercise again in the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30     a.m. They work on limbering and stretching exercises. Also, women pool players arrive ready to play some more 8-ball pool games. 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. A coed pool tournament will be held at 1:00 p.m. You are invited to join the fun competition.
         Thursday, Sept. 15 –The Zumba class is an extra workout that will probably get you sweating to the jazzy tunes. The class starts at 10:30 a.m. You must wear good sturdy shoes. Canasta and bridge players start dealing out their cards at 1:00 p.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 country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Sept. 16 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting class all take place starting at 9:30 a.m. Bring your painting or crafting supplies and share your skills with the class.  At 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready for some high stepping and sliding. Afternoon duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 p.m. and other card games which includes canasta, begin around 1:00 p.m. Remember from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. you can get your blood pressure checked. Stop by the puzzle table and see how good you are at finding a piece.
         Last weeks reported winners for social bridge were:  Beverly Dale, 1st; and Sally Simmons, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winners were:  Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Carl Provence and Sandy Boepple.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Closed for Labor Day



        City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Regular activities for persons, 50 and over will resume on Tuesday. Many activities are offered, such as; an exercise class, line dancing, a Zumba exercise/dance class, art class, pool playing, card games, bingo, and an evening music session every Thursday night. Hours for participation 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, Sept. 5 – The Center is closed for Labor Day.
        Tuesday, Sept. 6 – If you are looking for a faster paced exercise class, you should try the “Zumba with Angie” class. It is a quicker moving dance/exercise class done to Latin American music that makes you want to move. It is offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please wear good sturdy shoes. No slide on types allowed. In the afternoon, games are played that include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. A coed pool tournament will be held at 1:00 p.m. You are invited to join the fun competition. 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, Sept. 7 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starts after the doors open at 9:30 a m. This is a good class to work on limbering and stretching exercises. Also, women pool players arrive ready to play some more 8-ball pool games. 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, Sept. 8 – Happy Grandparent’s Day, remember your grandparents today. The Zumba class is an extra workout that will probably get you sweating to the jazzy tunes. The class starts at 10:30 a.m. You must wear good sturdy shoes. Canasta and bridge players start dealing out their cards at 1:00 p.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 country tunes until 8:30 p.m. Snacks are brought in by everyone and served during the evening.
         Friday, Sept. 9 – Friday morning activities include; the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, or a painting class. Bring your painting or crafting supplies and share your skills with the class.  At 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready for some high stepping and sliding. Afternoon card games will begin around 1:00 p.m. A puzzle is always out on the table waiting for a piece to be found.
         Last weeks reported winners for social bridge were:  Connie Mennem, 1st; and Lynn Fent, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winners were:  Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Carl Provence and Sandy Boepple. The second day of duplicate bridge, the winning partners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Sandy and John Boepple, Camillle Johnston and Sally Simmons all tied for 2nd.