The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold its June pot-luck birthday luncheon on Friday, June 10 at 12:00 noon. You can bring a food dish to share or pay $3/person. Also, a 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 6 – Pool balls can be heard clattering and dropping in to the pockets as the women pool players practice their shots at 9:30 Monday morning. 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 7 – Starting at 9:30 a.m. exercisers are anxious to get a good workout in the free exercise class called, Sit ‘n Be Fit. 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 8 – Women’s pool time at 9:30 a.m. is a good time for the women to practice their shots. 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, “Country Strong”, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, will be shown at 2pm.
Thursday, June 9 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class meets again at 9:30 a.m. Come check it out! 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 10 – Popular 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. The June birthday pot-luck luncheon will begin at 12:00 noon. Afternoon games include; pool, canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, and pitch.
Last weeks winners of social bridge were: Cloyann Fent, 1st, and Lynn Fent, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 1st; and Norma Burk and Treca Baer, 2nd. Texas Hold’em champions for last week were Richard Thompson and Bud Moats. A Wii Bowling Tournament was also held last week and the winners were: Laquita Seals, 1st, with a score of 190 and Gwen Morrow, 2nd, with a score of 175.