The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will host an, “One Book, One Community” book discussion on “Will Rogers”, a biography written by his wife, Betty Rogers. This discussion will be presented by Pat Jaynes and is open to the community on Friday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Also, the free income tax service continues to be provided by AARP trained representatives. This service is Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will run through April 17th. No appointment is needed. Bring your last year’s tax return and all income information. 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 March calendar of events.
Monday, March 19 –Women’s pool shooting and a painting class; are a couple of the morning events that begin at 9:30 a.m. Also, the tax aid preparers will be busy from 9:30 to 12 noon. In the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. games of; rubber bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool, and Mexican train dominoes, are played.
Tuesday, March 20 – Get in shape with the free Sit’n Be Fit exercise class that is offered at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. This class 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 your 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. The free tax help continues from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Afternoon activities include games such as; duplicate bridge, Mexican Train dominoes, canasta, pitch, Skipbo, puzzle solving, snooker, pool and dominoes. A representative from Veteran’s Affairs comes in on Tuesdays, from 1:00-2:45 p.m. to help with any questions or paperwork you may have pertaining to veteran’s assistance. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a men’s in-house pool tournament will be played. Everyone come join the fun!
Wednesday, March 21 – Pool is popular again with the women starting at 9:30 a.m. Also, the AARP tax preparers will be here during the morning. Wii interactive games and ping pong are also available for participation. Afternoon games that usually begin at 1:00 p.m. include; canasta, dominoes, pool, Texas Hold’em, pitch, and puzzle solving. The adventure movie, “Hugo”, will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 22 – Try out the free Sit’n Be Fit exercise class that meets at 9:30 a.m. It will give you a good stretching of the muscles and help you tone up. The income tax aid group meets again at 9:30 until 12 noon. Afterwards, Wii Fit is available to use. This is an interactive game system that challenges and can help improve your balance. At 1:00 p.m. you can join in games of canasta, dominoes, social bridge, pitch, pool, snooker, and puzzle solving. At 2:00 p.m. bingo is called. Thursday evenings the Center’s doors reopen at 5:30 p.m. for Music Night. The musicians tune up their instruments and start some good ol’ country tunes at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 23 – Women’s pool practice gets going again at 9:30 a.m., while the painting class also gets together during the same time. There is exercise equipment, Wii games, and a ping pong table all available for use, too. At 10:00 a.m. a book review on “Will Rogers” will be presented. The community is invited to attend. Afternoon games include: canasta, pool, snooker, pitch, Texas Hold’em, dominoes, and a puzzle is out waiting for someone to find the missing pieces.
Last weeks winners of rubber bridge were: Treca Baer, 1st and Dollie McClary
and Marge Reynolds, tied for 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Lew Taylor, 1st, and Shirley Crockett, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Jerry Koelsch and Patricia Logan, 1st; Lew Taylor and Charles Foreman, 2nd. Texas Hold’em winners of the week were: Shirley Crockettt and Allen Shields. A men’s pool tournament was held and the winner was Larry Leonard.