Monday, June 26, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Will Close for Fourth of July Holiday



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Tuesday only, in observance of the Fourth of July Independence Day. A water aerobics class continues to be offered to Senior Center participants, 50 and over. 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 with the exception of the week of July 3 – 7, in which no classes will be held. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. The Center welcomes all seniors, 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. 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.
Monday, July 3 – Come in and check out the free exercise class that is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This 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. Come enjoy the cool activities.
Tuesday, July 4 – The Center is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, July 5 – Exercise class and women’s pool playing resumes again starting at 9:30 a.m. 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 6 – Free guitar lessons begin at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. 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 is not held this week.
Friday, July 7 – Friday mornings are busy with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, 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. 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 Sally Simmons, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge players did not meet.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Birthday Celebration This Week at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate June birthdays for participants on Wednesday, June 28. Cake and ice cream will be served at 2 p.m. The Center is a fun and cool place to spend your summer days. Also, another good place to get cooled off is the Stillwater Municipal Swimming Pool. A water aerobics class is being offered to Senior Center participants, 50 and over. The class is held Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. It will run through August 3 with the exception of the week of July 3 – 7, in which no classes will be held. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. The Center welcomes all seniors, 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. 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.
Monday, June 26 – A free exercise class is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This 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. Come enjoy the cool activities.
Tuesday, June 27 – Zumba with Angie is a free class offered that gives you a more intense physical workout. It meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. This class will get you moving to some Latin American type music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. Remember, water aerobics at 12:30 p.m. Afternoon games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players 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. Pool and snooker playing are popular, also. Bingo is called at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out, for the puzzlers.
Wednesday, June 28 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players meet up again at 9:30 a.m. 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. Remember the birthday celebration and enjoy cake and ice cream at 2 p.m.
Thursday, June 29 – Guitar strumming tunes can be heard coming from the free guitar lessons class at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Bingo sometimes has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. Music night is not held this week.
Friday, June 30 – Friday mornings are busy with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, 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. 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 Bena Harper, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st and Wilma Wehr Hiatt and Sandy Boepple; Betty Lowrey and Anna Cooper, all tied for 2nd.  A second day of duplicate bridge was played and reported winners were: Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 1st; and  Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd.    

Monday, June 12, 2017

Spend Your Summer Days at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a fun and cool place to spend your summer days. Also, another good place to get cooled off is the Stillwater Municipal Swimming Pool. A water aerobics class is being offered to Senior Center participants, 50 and over. The class is held Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. It will run through August 3 with the exception of the week of July 3 – 7, in which no classes will be held. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. The Center welcomes all seniors, 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. 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.
Monday, June 19 – Sit ‘n Be Fit is a free exercise class that provides a good workout to     help tone your muscles. It is offered to seniors every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m.  A few 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. Come enjoy the cool activities.
Tuesday, June 20 – For a more intense physical workout, you should check out the free exercise/dance class that is offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is called, “Zumba with Angie”. This class will get you moving to some Latin American type music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. Remember, water aerobics at 12:30 p.m. Afternoon games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players 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. Pool and snooker playing are popular, also. Bingo is called at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out, for the puzzlers.
Wednesday, June 21 – At 9:30 a.m. it is time for the exercisers and women pool players to return for a good time. 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, June 22 – Free guitar lessons are offered at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Bingo sometimes has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. Music night will be held this week. Doors open back up at 5:30 p.m. and the musicians strike up their instruments at 6 p.m. Snacks are brought in by the participants and shared with everyone. Come partake in good music and fellowship.
Friday, June 23 – After the doors open at 9:30 a.m., the morning gets busy with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, 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. 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: Connie Mennem, 1st, and Thea Pratt, 2nd.  Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Jane Anderson and Lucy Robinson, 1st and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 2nd.  A second day of duplicate bridge was played and reported winners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Betty Lowrey and Camille Johnston, 2nd.                                                       

Friday, June 2, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Offers a Water Aerobics Class



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is offering a water aerobics swimming class for Senior Center participants. The class takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at the City of Stillwater Municipal Pool from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. It will run through August 3 with the exception of the week of July 3 – 7, in which no classes will be held. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. The Center welcomes all seniors, 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. 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.
Monday, June 12 – A free exercise class is offered to seniors every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This class is called, Sit ‘n Be Fit and offers a cool place to get a good workout routine that can strengthen your muscles and increase your flexibility. Everyone has a chair 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. Come enjoy the cool activities.
Tuesday, June 13 – If you would like a little more intense exercise class you should check out the free exercise/dance class that is offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is called, “Zumba with Angie”. This class will get you moving to some Latin American type music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. Remember, water aerobics at 12:30 p.m. Afternoon games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players 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. Pool and snooker playing are popular, also. Bingo is called at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out, for the puzzlers.
Wednesday, June 14 – Exercisers and women pool players arrive at 9:30 a.m. again, ready to participate in their activities. 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, June 15 – Free guitar lessons are offered at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Bingo sometimes has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. Music night will not be held this week.
Friday, June 16 – Friday mornings are active with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting/crafting class that all take place at 9:30 a.m. 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. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported duplicate bridge winners were: Jane Anderson and Lucy Robinson, 1st and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 2nd.                                                

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a Cool Place to Check Out



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center offers a cool place to get out of the outside heat and enjoy fun activities. The Center welcomes all seniors, 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. 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 only be held, during the months of June, July and August, on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Times will remain from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  
Monday, June 5 – Monday morning starts the week off at 9:30 a.m. with a Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women’s pool playing. The exercise class offers a cool place to get a good workout routine that can strengthen your muscles and increase your flexibility. Everyone has a chair where some of the exercises are done along with some standing exercises you will have a chair for support. Join the women pool players for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. 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. Come enjoy the cool activities.
Tuesday, June 6 – Stay cool while getting a more intense exercise/dance workout. The free exercise/dance class is offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is called, “Zumba with Angie”. This class will get you moving to some Latin American type music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. Afternoon games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players 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. Pool and snooker playing are popular, also. Bingo is called at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out, for the puzzlers.
Wednesday, June 7 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class meets up again at 9:30 a.m. Also, women pool players come in at that time to shoot several rounds of 8-ball. 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, June 8 – Free guitar lessons are offered at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Bingo sometimes has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. Music night will be held at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Snacks are brought by everyone and shared during the evening. 
Friday, June 9 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting/crafting class take place at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. Come and join them. 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: Connie Mennem, 1st; and Beverly Dale, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Charles Foreman and Ina Abels, 1st and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge the winners were: Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 1st; and Camille Johnston and Al Perry, 2nd.