The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a pot-luck luncheon on Friday, October 12 at 12:00 noon; to celebrate October birthdays of the senior participants. Come enjoy the delicious food. Just bring a food dish to share or $3/person. Seniors, 50 and older are welcome to join the 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 an October calendar of events. Also, if you are interested in joining a bridge group, social or duplicate, at the Center, please call the number given to receive information on how to join.
Monday, October 8 – After the doors open at 9:30 a.m. women’s pool playing and a painting class get under way. Bring your pool stick or use one from the Center and enjoy some fun competition. The oil/acrylic painters bring their own supplies and exchange creative ideas with each other. Afternoon activities start around 1:00 p.m. which include: bridge, canasta, pool, snooker, dominoes, and puzzle solving.
Tuesday, October 9 – Starting at 9:30 a.m. exercisers gather for a free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class that is offered every Tuesday and Thursday morning. 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. After exercise, some of the participants stay and practice line dancing steps for fun. You are welcome to come kick up your heels with them around 10:30 a.m. Wii games and ping pong are always available for a fun time, too. Afternoon activities include games such as; duplicate bridge, Texas Hold’em, 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. No appointment is needed.
Wednesday, October 10 – It is women’s pool time again beginning at 9:30 a.m. A Wii interactive game set and a ping pong table are also available for use. Exercise equipment which includes a treadmill, exercise bikes, and a weight machine are available, also. Afternoon games begin around 1:00 p.m. which include; canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out waiting for someone to find a piece. The comedy, drama movie, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”, will be shown at 2:00 p.m. This is a long anticipated movie, so come check it out, it should be a good one.
Thursday, October 11 –Time to get some exercise, come join the free Sit’n Be Fit class which meets at 9:30 a.m. 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, October 12 – The women pool players and the painting class members meet up again at 9:30 a.m. Exercise equipment and Wii games are available for use, too. At 12:00 noon the October pot-luck birthday lunch will be held. Afternoon games include: canasta, pool, snooker, pitch, dominoes, and a puzzle to work.
Last weeks winners of bridge were: Treca Baer, 1st; and Penny Sizemore, 2nd. Other bridge winners were: Lew Taylor, 1st and Ina Lee Abels, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry; 1st; and Camille Johnston and Terry Miller, 2nd; Texas Hold’em winners of the week were: Lula Mae Davis and Betty Shields. A coed pool tournament was held and Larry Leonard was the champion.