Thursday, August 25, 2011

Lots of Activities to check out at Senior Activity Center

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is a fun place to check out all the activities available for seniors. 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 calendar of events.

Monday, August 29 – The women pool players get their pool sticks out starting at 9:30 a.m. 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 30 – The 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. 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, Aug. 31– Come join the fun at the Center. Activities begin at 9:30 a.m. Women’s pool and Wii interactive games are available. Games 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, “The Social Network” will be shown at 2pm.

Thursday, Sept. 1 – 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, Sept. 2– 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: Barbara Geiser, 1st and Lew Taylor, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Treca Adams and Norma Burk, 1st and, Murna Raff and Jerry Koelsch, 2nd. Social bridge winners were: InaLee Abels, 1st; and Orlean Hunter and Jeanne Welch, tied for second. Texas Hold’em winners for last week were Don Lorett and Gail Morrow.

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