The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will have a free foot clinic offered by HomeCall Health Care on Tuesday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Space is limited, sign up now! Then on Friday, March 11 at 12:00 noon the March pot-luck birthday luncheon will be held. Bring a food dish to share or pay $3/person. Enjoy the delicious food and friendly fellowship. Also being offered is free AARP income tax help through April 18th, Mondays through Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., on a first come first serve basis. 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 March calendar of events.
Monday, March 7 – The week starts off with the AARP free income tax help, women’s pool playing, and a painting class beginning at 9:30 a.m. An exercise room is also available for seniors. Exercise equipment 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, March 8 – You can receive a good 45-minute exercise workout with no charge at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday during the Center’s Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class. Chairs are provided for each person. 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. The income tax assistance also begins at 9:30 a.m. A foot clinic will be held by HomeCall Health Care at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 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, March 9 – Women pool players get things going starting at 9:30 a.m. Ping-pong or Wii interactive games are always popular. Don’t forget the income tax assistance at 9:30 a.m., too. Activities for the afternoon include; canasta, pool, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, and puzzle solving. The movie, “Secretariat” will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 10 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class meets again at 9:30 a.m. After the exercise class, stay and have a good time playing games on the Wii or try the WiiFit system for some fun exercise. Also, a ping pong table is available for a game of laughter. Tax help also starts at 9:30 a.m. 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, March 11 – A painting class and women’s pool are popular activities for 9:30 on Friday morning. Also, preparations will be going on for the 12:00 noon, March birthday pot-luck luncheon. 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: Orlean Hunter, 1st, and Mary Thomas, 2nd. Winners of social bridge were: Pauline Poe, 1st, and Norma Burk, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners: Kay Bull and Lucy Robinson, 1st; and Betty Lowery and Donna Beason, 2nd. Texas Hold’em champions for the week were Phyllis and Dollie McClary. A men’s in-house pool tournament was also held last week with Larry Leonard taking 1st place and Calvert Tucker coming in 2nd. A coed pool tournament was also held and Wayne Vinson took 1st place and Calvert Tucker was 2nd.