The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will close Friday, December 22 and Monday, December 25 for Christmas. The Center will also be closed Friday, December 29 and Monday, January 1 for New Years. The Center offers many activities for persons, 50 and over, such as; card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. 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, 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 not be held for the rest of the month due to the holidays.
Monday, December 18 – Get in shape before the holidays by joining the free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit, offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. A chair is provided for the sitting exercises and for support while doing the standing ones. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized to test your flexibility and coordination. Women’s pool time begins at 9:30 a.m., also. They play several rounds of friendly 8-ball pool and always welcome new players to join them. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start boot scootin’ to country songs. They have a lot of fun, while getting some good exercise. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. Also, you can check out the jig saw puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, December 19 – Work off a few more calories in the Zumba with Angie exercise/dance class. Their routine is done to fast moving music. They meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, December 20 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and the women pool players come ready to get in shape and win some rounds of 8-ball, starting at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. 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, December 21 – Members of the guitar class practice their lessons every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m.
Friday, December 22 – The Center is closed.
Last weeks reported duplicate bridge winners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 2nd place. Social bridge winners were Connie Mennem, 1st and Dona Stritxke, 2nd. Winners for Friday’s duplicate bridge were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, came in 2nd.