The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has many fun activities to choose from for seniors. Check out the daily activities in the monthly calendar or come by and take a tour of the Center and see for yourself. 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 January calendar of events.
Seniors enjoy the January birthday lunch at the City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center.
Monday, Jan. 24 – Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the women pool players are anxious to get some rounds of pool in while having a good social time. Also, oil painters come in and get creative with their paints and canvases. An exercise room is available for seniors with equipment that includes a treadmill, exercise bikes, and a weight machine. A ping pong table or the Wii game system is also ready for use. The afternoon fun begins at 1:00 p.m. with bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool, and puzzle solving.
Tuesday, Jan. 25 – A free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class is offered at the Center. 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.
Wednesday, Jan. 26 - Choose from women’s pool, ping-pong or Wii interactive games for loads of fun. Activities for the afternoon include; canasta, pool, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, puzzle solving, and a movie. The movie, “Charlie St. Cloud”, will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 27 – There is no charge to get a good workout 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, and puzzle solving. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. Music night begins at 6:00 p.m. with some good toe-tappin’ country tunes. Doors reopen at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 28 – Women’s pool time begins at 9:30 a.m. This is a time set aside for the women to practice their pool skills and enjoy some friendly competition. Exercise equipment, Wii, or a ping pong table is available for senior use, too. There is always a puzzle out that needs pieces added. Afternoon brings out several games that include; pool, canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, and pitch.
Last weeks winners for social bridge were: Janetta Loper, 1st, and Pauline Poe, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners: Donna Beason and Betty Lowrey were 1st; and Patricia Logan and Don Lorett were 2nd. The Texas Hold’em champions of the week were Bob Bryan and Maxine Morgan.