Monday, November 3, 2014

Defensive Driving Class Scheduled

       The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a defensive driving class provided by Meridian Technology Center on Monday, November 10 from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A few spaces are left to sign up. Check with your vehicle insurance provider and see if you can qualify for a discount by taking the driving class. Also, on Friday, November 14 at 12:00 noon birthdays for the month will be celebrated with a pot-luck luncheon. The entrée will be turkey, so bring a food dish to compliment the turkey or pay $3/person. Senior citizens, 50 and over are encouraged to come participate in any of the various activities offered at the Senior Center, such as; exercise class, line dancing, bridge and other card games, Zumba class, guitar lessons, bingo, painting and crafting class, pool and snooker, puzzles, and musical entertainment. There is no cost to enjoy any of these activities, so come check it out. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information. Make sure to pick up a November calendar of events when you stop by. The Center is open 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.

        Monday, Nov. 10 – Monday morning will be busy with a free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool, and a painting class all at 9:30 a.m. Then the defensive driving class at 9:45 a.m. The exercise class incorporates a chair for some sitting, stretching exercises along; with some standing, limbering up exercises, also. Stretching bands, rubber bouncing balls, sponge balls, and wooden dowel sticks are all used for various exercises that help with your coordination and flexibility. The women pool players play several rounds of 8-ball while enjoying the social time with each other. Also, the painting/crafting class gets together to share their creative ideas. You can bring your art supplies or a craft project and share your artistic skills. At 10:30 a.m. seniors can come try their footwork out to some country music during the line dancing class. Beginners to more advance dancers are all welcome. They have a good and invigorating time. Later, during the afternoon games of bridge, canasta, pool/snooker, and jig saw puzzle solving are popular.

        Tuesday, Nov. 11 – Activities to choose from during Tuesday morning include; Wii bowling and guitar lessons at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can Zumba to some Latin class. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use, too. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Senior men and women pool players are welcome to participate. Bring your own pool stick or use one from the Center and join the fun competition. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Nov. 12 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers and women pool players use the Center for a good workout and fun competition beginning at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. In the afternoon games of canasta and other cards games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. The movie for this week is a, family drama titled, “Earth to Echo.”

         Thursday, Nov. 13 – After the doors open at 9:30 a.m. get ready to Wii bowl a couple games then stay and learn to Zumba with Angie, which begins at 10:30 a.m. During the afternoon, try a game of canasta, or some pool/snooker playing. At 2:00 p.m. a wild game of bingo takes place. Everyone is a winner. Musicians tune up their instruments to make some good toe-tappin country music, that starts at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy the music!

        Friday, Nov. 14 –Time to tone up with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, or compete with the women 8-ball pool players, or you can test your painting and crafting skills, all beginning at 9:30 a.m. And at 10:30 a.m. line dancing class members move to the music. Enjoy a turkey pot-luck luncheon at 12:00 noon. November birthdays will be celebrated. Bring a food dish to share or pay $3/person. After lunch, cards are brought out for afternoon games of canasta, and pool balls for rounds of pool/snooker.

         Game champions announced for last week were:  for social bridge; Brandy Dale, 1st and Jean Herndon, 2nd; duplicate bridge winning partners; Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 1st; and Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 2nd. Winner of the pool tournament last week was Vic Berryman. 

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