The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Thursday, July 4th. Regular hours resume again on Friday, July 5th. The Center offers a place to get out of the heat and enjoy the many activities offered to seniors, 50 and older, such as; card games, pool/snooker playing, exercise class and exercise equipment, dominoes, bingo, movies, painting class, and musical entertainment. Stop by 1015 E. 12th or call 747-8080 for more information on activities offered and make sure to pick up a July 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. 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 or leave your name and phone number. Also, take note, a defensive driving class will be offered on July 16, from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check with your vehicle insurance provider to see if the class qualifies you for a discount. Several openings left so call or stop by and sign up now!
Monday, July 1 – Women dust off you pool sticks or use one of the Center’s and join the women’s pool time every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. They enjoy several rounds of 8-ball and lots of laughter. Also, a painting class gets together to compare each others ideas on their artwork. There is exercise equipment available, also. This includes a treadmill, weight set, and an exercise bike. The afternoon crowd enjoys playing various games of bridge, canasta, dominoes, and pool/snooker. A jigsaw puzzle table is always set up with a puzzle to solve.
Tuesday, July 2 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members stay cool while getting a hot workout, free of charge. This class is offered on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. These exercises are low impact. Some are done while sitting and others 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 or Wii games. A ping pong table is available for use. In the afternoon, games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, pitch, jig-saw 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, July 3 – The women circle the pool tables again starting at 9:30 a.m. If pool is not your game, you could try the Wii interactive games, a game of ping pong, or the exercise equipment. 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 adventure movie, “Oz the Great and Powerful” will be shown at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 4 – The Center will be closed.
Friday, July 5 –Doors open back up at 9:30 a.m. with women’s pool time and the painting class. Exercise equipment is available for use, along with a ping pong table or a Wii game system. Afternoon games include: card games, Texas Hold’em, pool, snooker, and dominoes.
Last week’s winners of various games were: social bridge; Wally Reynolds, 1st; and Lynn Fent, 2nd; duplicate bridge partners; Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Lew Taylor and Jane Anderson, 2nd. The Texas Hold’em grand champion for the week was: Paul Hulse.