Monday, December 20, 2010

Holiday Closing at the Senior Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Friday, December 24 for the Christmas holiday. Also, Thursday’s music night will not be held due to the holiday. Regular center hours are: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. 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 or call 747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a December calendar of events.

Seniors, (left to right) Dorothy Nixon, Beverly Bradley, Louella Harshman, Margo MacGregor, Mary Berry, and Gerald Roton had a merry time decorating the Christmas tree at the City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center.

        Monday, Dec. 20– Popular activities on Monday morning starting at 9:30 are women’s pool and oil painting class. Also, a Wii gaming system is always ready to set up for you to try. Exercise equipment is available for senior use such as; a treadmill, exercise bikes, a weight machine, and a ping pong table. Afternoon gets busy with bridge, canasta, pitch, pool, dominoes, Mexican Train dominoes, and puzzle solving.
        Tuesday, Dec. 21 – Get ready for the holidays by joining the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class now. It meets every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Chairs are provided for each person during the 45-minute, low impact exercise workout. Some exercises are done while sitting and some are done while standing by a chair. Bouncing balls, hand weights, and stretch bands are incorporated in to the exercises for an extensive workout. At 10:30 a.m. you can stay and continue your exercise while playing a variety of games on the Wii system or try some ping-pong. Tuesday afternoon activities include games such as; duplicate bridge, Mexican Train dominoes, canasta, pitch, Skipbo, puzzle solving, and dominoes. A representative from Veteran’s Affairs comes in on Tuesdays, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. to help with any questions or paperwork you may have pertaining to veteran’s assistance. At 1:30 p.m. the hearing clinic will begin.
         Wednesday, Dec. 22 – Women get their pool sticks ready again for some more competitive fun around the pool tables. Ping-pong and Wii interactive games are also available for some fun times. Activities for the afternoon include; canasta, pool, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, puzzle solving, and a movie. The movie, “A Christmas Carol, New version”, will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
         Thursday, Dec. 23 – Time to exercise again with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. After the exercise class, stay and have a good time bowling with the Wii or try the WiiFit system for some fun exercise. Also, a ping pong table is available for a game of laughter. Then in the afternoon you can join in games of canasta, social bridge, pool, pitch, dominoes, puzzle solving. Music night will not be held due to the Christmas holiday.
         Friday, Dec. 24– Center is closed.
         Last weeks winners for rubber bridge were: Dollie McClary, 1st, and Mallory Owen, 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Norma Burk, 1st, and Cindy Smith, 2nd. Duplicate bridge players got together and the winning partners of the group were: Jerry Koelsch and Murna Raff, 1st; and Treca Adams and Norma Burk, 2nd.  The Texas Hold’em champions of the week were Bud Moats and Phyllis Sanders.

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