Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Enjoy the Weather and the Stillwater Senior Activity Center

        Get out and enjoy the spring weather and while you are out come check out the City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center. The Center offers a variety of activities, which include; card games, pool playing, exercise, line dancing, Zumba, painting class, bingo, movies, guitar lessons, and listening to musicians perform. There is also a walking trail in the city park beside the Center so you can get some exercise while enjoying the warmer weather.  The free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers and will continue until April 15. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a March calendar of events.

          Thursday, March 25 at 10:30 a.m. a “One Book One Community” book review will take place at the Senior Activity Center. This is sponsored by the City of Stillwater Public Library. Pat Jaynes will present the community book, “True Grit”, by author Charles Portis. Everyone is welcome to come participate in the review. 

       Also please note; a sign-up sheet is out now at the Center for a defensive driving class that will be provided by Meridian Technology Center, free of charge, on Wednesday, April 15 from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This class may get you a discount on your vehicle insurance. Space is limited so come by or call the Center to get signed up!

        Monday, March 23 – Time is drawing near for the last day to get some free help on your income taxes. The AARP trained tax preparers will be here until Wednesday, April 15. They will be ready to start at 9:30 a.m. Monday morning and go until 12:00 noon. Sign up when you arrive. Other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring your supplies and give your skills a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, March 24 – The doors open at 9:30 a.m. You can get your taxes done then or play Wii games. Wii bowling is the popular game of choice. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl you should enjoy this game. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a really good workout in the free Zumba class. This class is done to some high tempo music and is bound to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two 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 gets a prize!

         Wednesday, March 25 – Free tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Tone up by joining the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. Remember the book review starting at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a rescheduled movie that was cancelled earlier due to the weather. It is a drama titled, “The Theory of Everything”.

         Thursday, March 26 – No appointments needed to get your income taxes figured free! The free service is offered 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Wii bowling games, start at 9:30 a.m. Also, try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m. Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

        Friday, March 27 – Exercise again with the Sit ‘n Be Fit class, or play some rounds of women’s pool, or try your hand in the painting/crafting class. All take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. Afternoon games include; canasta and duplicate bridge. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and have some fun competition!


         Last weeks reported winners were: for social bridge, Lynn Fent, 1st and Bena Harper, 2nd; in duplicate bridge, Al Perry and Sehem El Sherif, 1st and Betty Lowrey and Patricia Logan, 2nd. Their second day of play, winners were: Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st, and John and Sandy Boepple, 2nd. Wayne Venson was the champion in the coed pool tournament.

Stillwater Seniors Enjoy the Senior Activity Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center participants enjoy staying active. The Center offers a variety of activities for them, which include; card games, pool playing, exercise, line dancing, Zumba, painting class, bingo, movies, guitar lessons, and listening to musicians perform. Also, the free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers and will continue until April 15. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a March calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: If the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, March 16 – Get your income taxes figured free of charge by trained tax preparers. They will be ready to start at 9:30 a.m. and go until 12:00 noon. Sign up when you arrive. Other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring your supplies and give your skills a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, March 17 – The free tax service begins at 9:30 a.m. It is a first come first serve basis. Also, at 9:30 a.m. Wii games are scheduled. Wii bowling is the popular game of choice. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl you should enjoy this game. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. This class is done to some high tempo music and is bound to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m.  It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, March 18 – Free tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Tone up by joining the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a rescheduled movie that was cancelled earlier due to the weather. It is a comedy titled, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

         Thursday, March 19 – No appointments needed to get your income taxes figured free! The free service is offered 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Wii bowling games, start at 9:30 a.m. Also, try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m. Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and have some fun competition! At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, March 20 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. Afternoon games include, canasta and duplicate bridge. 

         Last weeks reported winners were: for social bridge, Lynn Fent, 1st and Bena Harper, 2nd; in duplicate bridge, Al Perry and Sehem El Sherif, 1st and Betty Lowrey and Patricia Logan, 2nd. Their second day of play, winners were: Camille Johnston and Betty Lowrey, 1st , and Penny Sizemore and Sehem El Sherif, 2nd. The previous week, there were winners for the second day of duplicate bridge, Carolyn Schwabe and Wilma Wehr, 1st and Penny Sizemore and Sehem El Sherif, 2nd. Vic Berryman was the champion in the coed pool tournament.


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Stillwater Senior Center to Celebrate March Birthdays

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate March birthdays with a pot-luck luncheon on Friday, March 13 at 12:00 noon. Bring a food dish to share and compliment the entrée of lasagna or pay $3/person. Come enjoy the good food and friendly conversations. Free blood pressure checks will be taken on Friday, also, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. These are provided by HomeCall Home Health. No appointments are needed. The Center offers a variety of activities which include; card games, pool playing, exercise, line dancing, Zumba, painting class, bingo, movies, guitar lessons, and listening to musicians perform. Also, the free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers and will continue until April 15. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a March calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, March 9 – Free income tax service continues this week. They will be ready to start at 9:30 a.m. and go until 12:00 noon. Sign up when you arrive. Other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring your supplies and give your skills a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, March 10 – Starting at 9:30 a.m. the tax preparers can sign you in to get your taxes done free of charge. It is a first come first serve basis. Also, at 9:30 a.m. Wii games are scheduled. Wii bowling is the popular game of choice. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl you should enjoy this game. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. This class is good to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m.  It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, March 11 – Free tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Test your endurance with the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and have some fun competition! The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a drama titled, “The Judge”.

         Thursday, March 12 – No appointments needed to get your income taxes figured free! The free service is offered 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Wii bowling games, start at 9:30 a.m. Also, try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m. Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, March 13 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. Free blood pressure checks will be taken from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The birthday pot-luck luncheon will begin at 12:00 noon.  After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta.


         Due to the weather last week the bridge groups did not meet.

Senior Center is a Great Place to Make New Friends

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center offers a warm friendly place to socialize and make some new friends. Activities include; card games, pool playing, exercise, line dancing, Zumba, painting class, bingo, movies, guitar lessons, and listening to musicians perform. Also, the free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers and will continue until April 15. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a February calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, March 2 – The AARP tax preparers will be ready to start figuring your taxes for you beginning at 9:30 a.m. and going to 12:00 noon. They are here Monday through Thursday mornings until April 15. Also, other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring you supplies and give yours a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, March 3 – Starting at 9:30 a.m. the tax preparers can sign you in to get your taxes done free of charge. It is a first come first serve basis. If you are not getting your taxes done then why not try out Wii bowling at 9:30 a.m.? This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl you should enjoy this game. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. This class is good to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and have some fun competition! Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, March 4 – Free tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Limber up with the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a comedy titled, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”.

         Thursday, March 5 – No appointments needed to get you income taxes figured free! The free service is offered 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Wii bowling games, start at 9:30 a.m. Also, try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m. Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, March 6 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta.


         Game champions announced for last week: duplicate bridge winners were; Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st, and Treca Baer and Norma Burk, 2nd. On their second day of playing, winning partners were: Camille Johnston and Betty Lowrey, 1st place; and Al Perry and Sehem El Sherif,  2nd.  

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Stay Warm at the Stillwater Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center offers a warm friendly place to socialize and play cards, shoot pool, exercise, line dance, Zumba, paint, play bingo, watch movies, take guitar lessons, and listen to musicians perform.  Also, the free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers and will continue until April 15. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a February calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Feb. 23 – A busy week begins with the free income tax service starting at 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Also, other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring you supplies and give yours a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, Feb. 24 – The AARP tax preparers will be ready to go starting at 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Try out Wii bowling at 9:30 a.m. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl why not try it out? Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. This class is good to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Feb. 25 – Free tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Get in shape by joining the free  Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a drama titled, “The Good Lie”.

         Thursday, Feb. 26 – You can get your income taxes done for free at the Center. Or try out the Wii bowling games, starting at 9:30 a.m. Also, try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m. Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, Feb. 27– Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and have some fun competition!


         Game champions announced for last week were: Social bridge; Mary Thomas, 1st; and Louie Geiser, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were; Penny Sizemore and Lucy Robinson, 1st, and Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 2nd. Also, Penny Sizemore won again with her partner Sehem El Sherif, 1st place; and Camille Johnston and Betty Lowrey were 2nd.  Unreported the previous week, winners in duplicate bridge were: Jerry Koelsch and Laurie Schlobohm, 1st, and tied for second were John and Sandy Boepple, Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle. The pool tournament winner for the week was Jack Ventris.

Fun Activities at the Stillwater Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has a fun week of activities planned. Also, the free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. Check out the activities such as; exercise and dance classes, bridge, pool playing and tournaments, card games, painting and crafting, bingo, music night, movies and even guitar lessons. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a February calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Feb. 16 – A busy week begins with the free income tax service starting at 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Also, other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring you supplies and give yours a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, Feb. 17 – The AARP tax preparers will be ready to go starting at 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Try out Wii bowling at 9:30 a.m. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl why not try it out? Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. This class is good to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Feb. 18 – Free tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Get in shape by joining the free  Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is an adventure film titled, “Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie”.

         Thursday, Feb. 19 – You can get your income taxes done for free at the Center. Or try out the Wii bowling games, starting at 9:30 a.m. Also, try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m. Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and have some fun competition! At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, Feb. 20– Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta or pool.


         Game champions announced for last week were: Social bridge; Barbara Geiser, 1st; and Cindy Smith, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were; Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 1st, and Jerry Koelsch and Carolyn Schwabe, 2nd.The pool tournament for the week had a three way tie for first, and the winners were Vic Berryman, Frank Berry and Jack Ventris.

Monday, February 2, 2015

February Birthday Luncheon Held at the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will celebrate participant’s February birthdays with a pot-luck luncheon for seniors on Friday, February 13 at 12:00 noon. Chicken and noodles will be the entrée. You can bring a food dish to share or pay $3/person. The free AARP income tax service continues Monday through Thursday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. This free service is provided by AARP trained volunteers. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. The Center is a fun active place to attend for activities such as; exercise and dance classes, bridge, pool playing and tournaments, card games, painting and crafting, bingo, music, movies and even guitar lessons. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a February calendar of events when you stop by. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Feb. 9 – The income tax service starts the week off at 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Also, other activities starting at 9:30 a.m. are a free exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool time, and a painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring you supplies and give yours a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country tunes. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker.

        Tuesday, Feb. 10 –The AARP tax preparers will be ready to go starting at 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Try out Wii bowling at 9:30 a.m. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl why not try it out? Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba class. This class is good to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Feb. 11 – Tax help continues at 9:30 a.m. Limber up with the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. At 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Senior aged men and women are welcome to participate. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a romance film titled, “Elsa and Fred”.

         Thursday, Feb. 12 – Starting at 9:30 a.m. you can get your income taxes figured for free or play some Wii bowling. Or you could try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m.  Canasta is a popular game of choice. At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, Feb. 13 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class all take place at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. The February pot-luck luncheon will take place at 12:00 noon. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta or pool.


         Game champions announced for last week were: Social bridge; Connie Mennem, 1st; and Jean Herndon, 2nd. Duplicate bridge, which is now playing twice a week, winners were; Betty Lowrey and Patricia Logan, 1st, and Al Perry and Seham El Sherif, 2nd. The other winning partners in duplicate bridge were: Jerry Koelsch and Laurie Schlobohm, 1st, and Al Perry and Sandy Boepple, 2nd.  The winner of the pool tournament for the week was Vic Berryman.