Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Senior Center Closed for MLK Jr. Day

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 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.

A little snow doesn't stop the seniors from coming to the City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center.

        Monday, Jan. 17 – Center closed.
        Tuesday, Jan. 18 – Check out the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class 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. 19 – The fun begins at 9:30 a.m. Choose from women’s pool, ping-pong or Wii interactive games. Activities for the afternoon include; canasta, pool, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, puzzle solving, and a movie. The movie, “Crazy Heart”, will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
         Thursday, Jan. 20 – 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. 21 – The women have a lively time at the pool tables after the doors open at 9:30 a.m. You are welcome to come join in the fellowship. 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 rubber bridge were: Deloris Sanders, 1st, and Don Lorett, 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Cloyann Fent, 1st, and Marty Bullock, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners: Patricia Logan and Don Lorett were 1st; and Lew Taylor and Charles Foreman were 2nd. The Texas Hold’em champions of the week were Lula Mae Davis and Don Lorett.      

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