The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1. Regular hours will return on Thursday, January 2. The seniors will ring in the New Year by enjoying many activities such as; card games, exercise class, art class, pool and snooker, bingo, line dancing, Wii games, exercise equipment, movies, and a music night. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a January calendar of events when you stop by. 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. However, there will be no music night on December 26 and January 2. They will resume on January 9. The facility is closed on weekends. Also, please remember with the weather changes coming, if the Stillwater Public Schools are closed the Senior Activity Center will also be closed.
Monday, Dec. 30 – Women’s pool time is a great time to come to the Center and practice your pool shooting skills and enjoy the friendly fellowship while playing. The fun starts at 9:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Also, an artist’s group arrives about the same time. They bring in their own supplies and help each other with ideas and questions they might have about their artwork. Other crafters are welcome to bring their projects and join the group, also. The Center has an exercise room with exercise bikes and a weight set for senior use. The afternoon crowd arrives around 12:30 p.m. to play games of bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving.
Tuesday, Dec. 31 – Do you need to work off some of those holiday calories? Try out the free exercise class, called Sit ‘n Be Fit at 9:30 a.m. This class is offered every Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The exercises are low impact, and good for strength and flexibility. Some are done while sitting and others are done by standing next to your chair utilizing hand weights, stretch bands, and bouncing balls during the 45 minute workout. Afterwards, stay and practice some boot scootin’ line dancing. This will get you a really good workout! In the afternoon, games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, pitch, pool/snooker and jig-saw puzzle solving.
Wednesday, Jan. 1 – The Center is closed.
Thursday, Jan. 2– The free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. will give you a good toning workout of your muscles. If you would like some more exercise, stay after class and join the line dancing group that meets at 10:30 a.m. They really get to moving and can work up a sweat while having fun. In the afternoon, get in a game of canasta, dominoes, pool or snooker. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Don’t miss out on the fun! Music Night will not be held tonight.
Friday, Jan. 3 – The Center opens at 9:30 a.m. and the women pool players are waiting at the door ready to practice their pool shots. The painting group is also there with their paints, brushes and canvases, eager to get creative and exchange ideas. Exercise equipment is also available for use. Games of canasta, Texas Hold’em, and pool/snooker begin in the afternoon.
Champions for various games held last week were: social bridge winners; Sue McMillan, 1st; and Norma Burk, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners; Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Charles Foreman and Murna Raff, 2nd. Texas Hold’em champions for the week were: Betty Shields and Lula Mae Davis. Also a men’s pool tournament was held and the winner was Jack Ventris.