Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Wii Bowling Tournament at the Senior Activity Center

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has another Wii bowling tournament scheduled for Thursday, May 26 at 10:30 a.m. Join the fun. 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 May calendar of events.

Monday, May 23 – Women’s pool playing time and the painting class start the week’s activities off at 9:30 a.m. Monday morning. The women have a fun competitive time shooting pool, while the painting class gets creative with their choice of oil, acrylic, or water color paints. 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, May 24 – Every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 9:30 a.m. you can participate in a free exercise class called, Sit ‘n Be Fit. This is a 45-minute exercise 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, May 25 – The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the women will be ready to start their rounds of pool shooting. Ping-pong or 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 comedy movie, “Killers”, will be shown at 2pm.

Thursday, May 26 – Get in shape with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. After the exercise class, the Wii bowling tournament will be held at 10:30 a.m. You can join in afternoon 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, May 27 – Pool is played by the women again as well as the painting group gets together again at 9:30 a.m. 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 for rubber bridge were: Deloris Sanders, 1st, and Dollie McClary, 2nd. Winners of social bridge were: Norma Burk, 1st, and Joanne Barrick, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Donna Beason and Betty Lowrey, 1st; and Lionel Raff and Seham Elsherif, 2nd. Texas Hold’em champions for last week were Sue Adams and Don Lorett.

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