Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Last Chance for Free Income Tax Help at the Stillwater Senior Activity Center

        The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will conclude the free income tax help, being offered by AARP tax preparers, on Wednesday, April 15 at 12:00 noon. The service will continue Monday through Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon until then. No appointments are taken. It is only a first come first serve basis. You need to bring last year’s income tax return, W-2 forms, identification including Social Security card and photo ID and any other documentation that might be needed to complete your return. 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 an April calendar of events.

        Also, please note; a sign-up sheet is out now at the Center for a defensive driving class that will be provided by Meridian Technology Center, free of charge, on Wednesday, April 15 from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This class may earn you a discount on your vehicle insurance. Space is limited so come by or call the Center to get signed up!

        Monday, April 13 –The last week for the free income tax service starts at 9:30 a.m. Also, beginning at that time you can join the free exercise class, shoot some 8-ball pool with the women, or check out the painting/crafting class. The Sit n’ Be Fit exercise class is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. This class utilizes stretching bands, bouncing balls and sponge balls as part of the stretching and limbering up routine. Check it out! Women’s pool playing is a good socialization time and competitive fun! The painting/crafting class members test their creative side with their art work. Bring your supplies and give your skills a test. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a different kind of exercise by joining the line dancing class and boot scootin’ to country music. Afternoon activities include: canasta, bridge, puzzle solving, pool, and snooker. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and enjoy the fun competition!

        Tuesday, April 14 – Get your income taxes done at 9:30 a.m. or play some Wii bowling. This is a fun game played on a gaming system. If you like to bowl you should enjoy this game. Then at 10:30 a.m. you can get a really good workout in the free Zumba class. This class is done to some high tempo music and is bound to get your heart rate up. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and jig-saw puzzle solving. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will be held. Bring your pool stick and enjoy the fun competition! Exercise equipment that includes a treadmill, two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use during the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m.  It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize!

         Wednesday, April 15 – Today is the deadline for the free tax help. The tax preparers will finish up at 12 noon. A defensive driving class will begin at 9:45 a.m. and go until 4:00 p.m. Work on your flexibility and endurance by joining the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class 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. The afternoon movie is shown at 2:00 p.m. This week’s movie is a new version musical titled, “Annie”

         Thursday, April 16 –During the morning you can try out the Wii bowling game, or take a free guitar lesson. Then another class that will really get you moving 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. 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, April 17 – Exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting/crafting class all begin at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. country music can be heard playing as the line dancers move their feet in time to the music. After lunch, afternoon games include; canasta and duplicate bridge.

         Last weeks reported winners were: for social bridge, Sally Simmons, first and Thea Pratt, was second; and in duplicate bridge; Al Perry and Lionel Raff, were first and Camille Johnston and Terry Miller, came in second

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