The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is the place to beat the summer heat and stay cool while playing various games of fun. 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 August calendar of events.
Monday, August 22 – The sound of pool balls cracking begins at 9:30 a.m. as the women practice their pool shooting skills. Oil painters also come in at that time and show off their creative skills. The afternoon activities begin at 1:00 p.m. and include rubber bridge, canasta, dominoes and much more.
Tuesday, August 23 – Come in at 9:30 a.m. and join the Sit ‘n Be Fit free exercise class. 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. 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, August 24– The women start some lively games of pool going again at 9:30 a.m. Come join the fun. 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 movie, “Get Low” will be shown at 2pm.
Thursday, August 25 – 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. Also, a men’s in-house pool tournament will begin at 1:00 p.m. 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, August 26 – 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: Deloris Sanders, 1st and Louie Geiser, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Laurene Updyke and InaLee Abels, 1st; and Charles Foreman and Carolyn Schwabye, 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Jeanne Welch, 1st; and InaLee Abels, 2nd. Texas Hold’em winners for last week were Chestine Crane and Phyllis Sanders.