The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will offer neck/shoulder massages by licensed massage therapist, Paul Hirsch of Magic Touch on March 21 at 1:00 p.m. No appointment needed. Also, the Center is a place to come receive free income tax help. Trained AARP volunteer income tax preparers will be at the Center to provide the service through April 15. Their hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. No appointments are necessary; it is a first come first serve basis. Bring last year’s return if possible and all other necessary information and identification. Stop by 1015 E. 12th or call 747-8080 for more information on activities offered and make sure to pick up a March calendar of events. 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. 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. Sign up now for the defensive driving class provided by
on Monday, March 25, 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call for more information or come by to sign up. This class could get you a discount on your vehicle insurance. Another event coming to the Center will be a book review on Woody Guthrie, March 28 at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Meridian Technology Center
Monday, March 18 – Doors open up at 9:30 a.m. for all the fun activities of the day. Women’s pool time is full of fun competitive play and fellowship. Also, a painting class comes in at the same time. They bring their own supplies and share each others ideas and expertise. Tax help is also scheduled, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00. There is also exercise equipment available that includes a treadmill, weight set, and an exercise bike. The afternoon crowd enjoys playing various games such as: bridge, canasta, dominoes, and pool/snooker. A jigsaw puzzle table is always set up with a puzzle to solve.
Tuesday, March 19 – Get in shape with the free exercise class that is held every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9:30 to about 10:15 a.m. The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercises are done while sitting and some are done while standing by your chair. Hand weights, stretch bands, and bouncing balls are all utilized during the 45 minute workout. Afterwards, stay and practice some boot scootin’ line dancing or Wii games. Also, a ping pong table is available for use. Income tax assistance continues during the morning. In the afternoon, there is a choice of games that include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, pitch, puzzle solving, snooker or pool. A Veteran’s Affairs representative comes in on Tuesdays, from 1:00-2:45 p.m. to help with any questions or paper work you may have pertaining to veteran’s assistance. No appointment is needed.
Wednesday, March 20 – Pool balls start rolling again as the women pool players take aim at the cue ball.at 9:30 a.m. Come join the fun! A Wii interactive game set and a ping pong table are also available for use. Exercise equipment is available, too. Tax preparers work on taxes 9:30 a.m. to 12:00. 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 movie, “People Like Us” will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 21 – The free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class meets up again at 9:30 a.m. After class, you can play some Wii games or ping pong. Also, a group of line dancers sometimes stay and have a good time stepping in time to the music. Income tax help continues from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. At 1:00 p.m. afternoon games such as: canasta, dominoes, social bridge, pool, snooker, and puzzle solving, are played. At 2:00 p.m. bingo is called. A lot of laughs are always shared during this time. Don’t miss out on the good times. Thursday evening, the doors open back up at 5:30 p.m. for a night of music. The musicians get set up and tuned up and start some good ol’ country tunes at 6:00 p.m. Come tap your toes with everybody!
Friday, March 22 – Morning activities include women’s pool playing and the painting group getting creative on their canvases. All begins at 9:30 a.m. Exercise equipment is available for use, along with a ping pong table or Wii player. After lunch, check out the afternoon games of cards, Texas Hold’em, dominoes, pool and snooker.
Last weeks bridge winners were: Orlean Hunter, 1st; and Dollie McClary, 2nd. The duplicate bridge winning partners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Murna Raff and Betty Lowrey, 2nd. The Texas Hold’em group met and the grand champion for the week was: Jean Hatcher. A men’s pool tournament was held and the champion was Jack Ventris.