Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Coed Pool Tournament

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a coed pool tournament on Tuesday, March. 27 at 1:00 p.m. Senior’s are 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 26 –Women come try out your pool shooting techniques Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. It is a fun time! If painting is more to your liking, you are in luck. A painting class meets on Monday and Friday mornings also 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 27 – Limber up 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 coed in-house pool tournament will be played. Seniors come join the fun! Wednesday, March 28 – The women will be practicing their pool shots again after the doors open 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 drama movie, “The Descendants”, will be shown at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29 – Senior’s get in shape with 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 30 – The pool tables will be surrounded again by the women 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. 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: Mary Thomas, 1st and Wally Reynolds, 2nd. Social bridge winners were: Norma Burk and Sue McMillan, all tied for 1st. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Betty Abenante and Seham E. Sherif, 1st; Jerry Koelsch and Patricia Logan, 2nd. Texas Hold’em winners of the week were: Lula Mae Davis and Dollie McClary.

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