Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Women's In House Pool Tournament to be held

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will start the week off with a women’s in-house pool tournament Monday, November 14 at 9:30 a.m. Regular Center hours are: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am 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 November calendar of events.

Stillwater senior, Betty Shields takes aim at the cue ball while referee, Shirley Burt (standing behind) looks on during the coed pool tournament recently held at the Ponca City Senior Center. Stillwater brought home the trophy with a score of 22 to 16.

Monday, November 14 – The women pool players will ready their pool sticks for the competition of an in-house pool tournament, starting at 9:30 a.m. Come join the fun! Oil painters also get together and get their paints and brushes out for some creative time at their canvases. Rubber Bridge, canasta, dominoes, and pool are among the afternoon activities that start at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15 – Start getting ready for the holidays coming up by joining the free Sit’n Be Fit exercise class that 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 games and ping pong are always available for a fun time, too. 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, November 16 –It is time for the women to rack up the pool balls again at 9:30 a.m. Wii interactive games and ping pong are also available for participation. Afternoon games that usually begin at 1:00 p.m. include; canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, and puzzle solving. The updated version of the movie, “Jane Eyre”, will be shown at 2pm.

Thursday, November 17 – Get fit and toned in the Sit’n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. Afterwards, Wii Fit is available to use. It is an interactive game system that can challenge and improve your balance. Then at 1:00 p.m. you can join in games of canasta, social bridge, pitch, dominoes, and puzzle solving. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. Doors reopen at 5:30 p.m. and Music Night begins at 6:00 p.m. with some good toe-tappin’ country tunes.

Friday, November 18 – Join the women pool players or the painting class at 9:30 a.m. Also, exercise equipment, Wii, or a ping pong table is available for senior use. Afternoon games include; pool, canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, and pitch. There is always a puzzle out that needs pieces added.

Last weeks winners of rubber bridge were: Marge Reynolds, 1st and Orlean Hunter, 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Joanne Barrick, 1st; and Norma Burk, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winners were: Charles Foreman and Bernie Roesler, 1st; Murna Raff and Betty Abenante, 2nd. Texas Hold’em winners for last week were: Allen Shields and Sue Adams. The winner of the Texas Holdem winner’s game of the month was: Shirley Crockett. Also, the Stillwater Senior Center pool players travelled to Ponca City Senior Center to play in a coed pool tournament. They were successful in bringing home the traveling trophy with a score of 22 to16.

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