Thursday, March 16, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center to Celebrate March Birthdays



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants, 50 and over, will celebrate March birthdays on Wednesday, March 29 at 2 p.m. Cake and ice cream will be served, so come enjoy the party! Free activities offered at the Center includes; card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, 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 Thursday evenings, 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.
Time is drawing near to get your income taxes prepared. The free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, March 27 – Start your week off with a free exercise class that is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercises are done while in a chair but some are also done while standing by your chair. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized in to the regular exercise routine. Women pool players also come in at 9:30 a.m. and play several rounds of friendly 8-ball competition. They welcome new players to come enjoy the fun. After exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot across the floor to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon brings in the canasta and bridge card players.
Tuesday, March 28 – If you are ready to try a more extensive exercise workout, come and try the free “Zumba with Angie” exercise/dance class every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. This is class moves mostly to Latin American type music. You will probably work up a good sweat while enjoying the fun routines.  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. 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 too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, March 29 – Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and it is time for the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and the women pool players to return. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping. In the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved. Remember, birthday cake and ice cream will be served at 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 30 – Guitar lessons continue 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 at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, March 31 – Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m., you can choose to take part in the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, or a painting and crafting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. Spring is a good time to start a new art or crafting project while socializing with the other artists. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. 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: Bena Harper, 1st; and Louie Geiser, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 2nd.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Spring In to the Stillwater Senior Activity Center



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants, 50 and over, are ready to spring in to the change of seasons and the extra hour of daylight by getting out more and taking part in their Senior Center. After taking part in the many various activities offered, there is still plenty of daylight left to take a walk outside of the Center on the walking trail in Couch Park. Free activities offered includes; card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. 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 Thursday evenings, 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 that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, March 20 – Put a spring in your step every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class. Some of the exercises are done while in a chair but some are also done while standing by your chair. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized in the regular exercises. Women’s pool time will have you springing around the table to put the pool ball in the hole. This fun competition also begins at 9:30 a.m. They welcome new players to come enjoy the fun. After exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot across the floor to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon brings in the canasta and bridge card players.
Tuesday, March 21 – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. a free “Zumba with Angie” class is held. This is an exercise dance class with quick moving springy steps done mostly to Latin American type music. You will probably work up a good sweat while enjoying the fun routines.  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. 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 too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, March 22 – Exercisers are back for the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. It will help give you a good stretching and toning workout. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping. In the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, March 23 – Guitar players start tuning up their guitars at 9:30 a.m. getting ready for their lessons. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, March 24 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting and crafting class are all fun activities that begin at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. Spring is a good time to start a new art or crafting project while socializing with the other artists. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. 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 Jean Shamblin, 1st; and Cindy Smith, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Sandy Boepple and Wilma Wehr, 1st; and Carl Provence and Charles Foreman, 2nd. During the second day of duplicate bridge playing, the winning partners were: Betty Lowrey and Camille Johnston, 1st, and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle 2nd.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Enjoys Daylight Savings Time



The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants are enjoying the extra hour of daylight provided by Daylight Savings Time. After taking part in the many various activities offered to seniors, 50 and over, there is still plenty of daylight left to take a walk outside of the Center on the walking trail in Couch Park. Free activities offered includes; card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. 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 Thursday evenings, 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 that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, March 13 - Every Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. a free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women’s pool are good activities to check out. Some of the exercises are done while in a chair but some are also done while standing by your chair. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized in to the regular exercises. The women pool players like to play several rounds of 8-ball and welcome new players to come enjoy the fun competition. After exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot across the floor to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon brings in the canasta and bridge card players.
Tuesday, March 14 – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. a free “Zumba with Angie” class is held. This is an exercise dance class with quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American type music. You will probably work up a good sweat while enjoying the fun routines.  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. A pool tournament will also be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. 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 too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, March 15 – Visit the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. It will help give you a good stretching and toning workout. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping. In the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, March 16 – Guitar players start tuning up their guitars at 9:30 a.m. getting ready for their lessons. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, March 17 – Friday mornings get under way at 9:30 a.m. with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting and crafting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. You can socialize while enjoying working on your art or craft project. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. 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: Beverly Dale, 1st; and Sue McMillan, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 1st; and Charlotte Costa and Laurie Schlobohm, 2nd. During the second day of duplicate bridge playing, the winning partners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st, and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle 2nd.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Check Out Your Stillwater Senior Activity Center



 The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a place worth checking out for fun activities and friendly socializing with seniors, 50 and over. Free activities includes; card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. 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 Thursday evenings, 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 that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, March 6 - Sit ‘n Be Fit, a free exercise class and women’s pool are good activities to check out. They are offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m.  Some of the exercises are done while in a chair but some are also done while standing by your chair. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized in to the regular exercises. Also, women’s pool is going on at that time. Several rounds of 8-ball pool are played during the morning. After exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot across the floor to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon brings in the canasta and bridge card players. A pool tournament will also be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition..  
Tuesday, March 7 – You will probably work up a good sweat while keeping up with the moves in the free, “Zumba with Angie” exercise class every Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. The quick moving steps are done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the 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. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, March 8 – Visit the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. It will help give you a good stretching and toning workout. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping. In the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, March 9 – Guitar lessons start the morning off at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, March 10 – After the doors open at 9:30 a.m., Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting and crafting class all get active. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. You can socialize while enjoying working on your art or craft project. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. 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: Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 1st; and Carl Provence and Gay Lynn Bullock, 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge playing, the winning partners were: Betty Lowery and Camille Johnston, 1st, and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, John and Sandy Boepple all tied for 2nd.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Welcomes 50 and Over Year Olds



City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a welcoming place for seniors, 50 and over. It offers free games of cards, pool and snooker, bridge, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. 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 Thursday evenings, 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 that the free AARP income tax service has been moved from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center to the Stillwater Public Library. They will be there, February through April 18. The new hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, Feb. 27 - An exercise class, called Sit ‘n Be Fit, is offered free of charge every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Everyone has a chair for support while working on a routine of stretching and coordination testing exercises. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized in to the regular exercises. Also, women’s pool is going on at that time. Several rounds of 8-ball pool are played during the morning. After exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot across the floor to some swinging country tunes. Afternoon brings in the card players. Canasta and bridge are played along with pool and snooker.  
Tuesday, Feb. 28 – “Zumba with Angie” is another free exercise class worth checking out every Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. You will get a very good workout with the quick moving steps done mostly to Latin American music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. In the 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. Bingo is played at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out too, for all the puzzlers.
Wednesday, March 1 – Time to start getting in shape. Visit the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. It will help give you a good stretching and toning workout. After the exercise class at 10:30 a.m., line dancers get together to do some quick stepping. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. A pool tournament will also be held starting at 1 p.m. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center to enjoy your afternoon and some friendly competition. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, March 2 – Guitar lessons start the morning off at 9:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving again to some jazzy tunes at 10:30 a.m. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players at 1 p.m. Bingo has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. The Center opens back up at 5:30 p.m. to get ready for Music Night. The musicians get their instruments tuned up and are ready to entertain the crowd with country tunes starting at 6 p.m. Come enjoy the music and snacks that participants bring to share. 
Friday, March 3 – Friday mornings are active with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting and crafting class. These activities all begin at 9:30 a.m. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. You can socialize while enjoying working on your art or craft project. Canasta, duplicate bridge, pool and snooker are played in the afternoon. 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: Sally Simmons, 1st; and Connie Mennem, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 1st; and Betty Lowrey and Anna Cooper, 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge playing, the winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; Butch Hiatt and Wilma Wehr-Hiatt, Betty Lowery and Anna Cooper, and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle all tied for second place.