Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Beat the Summer Heat at the Senior Activity Center

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is the place to beat the summer heat and stay cool while playing various games of fun. Also, a free defensive driving class is coming up Wednesday, June 22, 9:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., a lunch break is included. Sign-up now! 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 June calendar of events.

Monday, June 13 – The week gets off to a fun start at 9:30 a.m. Monday morning. Women’s pool is a fun time for the ladies to practice their pool shoots and enjoy some friendly socializing. Also, a painting group comes in with their canvases and supplies of choice ready to get creative. Afternoon activities get going around 1:00 p.m. These activities include: bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool, pitch, and jig saw puzzle solving.

Tuesday, June 14 – Sit ‘n Be Fit free exercise class begins at 9:30 a.m. This is a 45-minute workout where 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. Wii play or Wii Fit is available for a fun time after the exercise class. How about a game of ping pong? 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, June 15 – The women get their pool sticks out again at 9:30 a.m. Wii interactive games are also available. Activities for the afternoon begin at 1:00 p.m. These include; canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, Mexican Train dominoes, and puzzle solving. The action movie, “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief”, will be shown at 2pm.

Thursday, June 16 – You should check out the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class that meets at 9:30 a.m. After the exercise class, Wii games and ping pong is available for some fun. You can join in afternoon games of canasta, social bridge, 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, June 17 – Popular cool activities for Friday morning are women’s pool and the painting class. 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 games include; pool, canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, and pitch.

Last weeks winners of rubber bridge were: Wally Reynolds, 1st, and Jeannie Ford, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Lucy Robinson and Jerry Koelsch, 1st; and Patricia Logan and Don Lorett, and Terry Miller and Camille Johnston all tied for 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Cloyann Fent, 1st; and Lyn Fent, 2nd. Texas Hold’em champions for last week were Dollie McClary and Sue Adams. Also, a Texas Hold’em winner’s game was held and the winner was Sue Adams. A coed pool tournament was also held and the winner was Jim Stormont.

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