Monday, January 12, 2015

Senior Center Closed for MLK Jr. Day

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed on Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. Regular activities will resume on Tuesday. The Center is a fun active place to attend for activities such as; exercise and dance classes, bridge, pool playing and tournaments, card games, painting and crafting, bingo, music, movies and even guitar lessons. Everyone 50 and over should check out their Senior Activity Center. It 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. 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. Reminder: Winter is upon us now so if the Stillwater Public schools decide to close due to inclement weather, the Stillwater Senior Activity Center will also be closed.

        Monday, Jan. 19 – Center is closed.

        Tuesday, Jan. 20 – If you like to bowl why not try out Wii bowling? It is a fun and popular activity to participate in on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get some energetic exercise in the free Zumba 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. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone gets a prize!

         Wednesday, Jan. 21 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday is a good source of stretching and flexibility exercises starting at 9:30 a.m. Or bring your pool stick and shoot some 8-ball during women’s pool time, also at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start kicking up their heels to some swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. An afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is an animated comedy titled, “Nut Job”.

         Thursday, Jan. 22 – Wii bowl again, starting at 9:30 a.m.  Or you could try out your musical skills with free guitar lessons. Then another class that will really burn up the calories is Zumba with Angie. It begins at 10:30 a.m. This is a fast paced exercise class done to jazzy type music. Come check it out and work up a good sweat. Afternoon games start around 1:00 p.m.  Canasta is a popular game of choice. Also, at 1:00 p.m. a coed 8-ball pool tournament will be held. Women are encouraged to participate. Don’t let the men have all the fun!  At 2:00 p.m. every Thursday a guest bingo caller arrives ready to give out prizes. Join the fun! Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!

         Friday, Jan. 23 – Friday morning activities get under way at 9:30 a.m. with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and the painting/crafting class. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers do some boot scootin’moves across the floor. After lunch, come down to the Center and get in a game of canasta or pool.

         Game champions announced for last week were: for social bridge; Louie Geiser, 1st and Lynn Fent, 2nd; for duplicate bridge, Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st , and Penny Sizemore and Lucy Robinson, 2nd

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