The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center has scheduled another flu shot clinic for Wednesday, November 4 starting at 10:30 a.m. This one will be provided by Tiger Drug. There is not a charge if you bring your Medicare card with Part B. The shots will be given on a first come first serve basis. The monthly movie, “My Old Lady”, will be shown Wednesday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. This movie is a comedy, drama that stars; Maggie Smith and Kevin Kline. It is rated PG13. The Senior Activity Center offers many activities for participants, 50 years old and older such as; exercise classes, pool/snooker playing, line dancing, Zumba, painting classes, card games, bridge, a monthly movie, and a music night. Hours for participation are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evening, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
The Walk in the Park event for senior walkers is ongoing in Couch Park. Seniors can sign up and log in each time at the Center. Walk the trail ten times and earn a t-shirt and better health.
Guitar lessons will start up again November 3, at 9:30 a.m. Jim Thomas, will offer these lessons free of charge every Tuesday. Bring your guitar and learn how to play or improve your present skills
Monday, November 2 – Participants can try out the free exercise class called “Sit ‘n Be Fit”, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Also, women’s pool playing is another activity that takes place during those same times. The exercise class utilizes stretchy bands to test flexibility and bouncing balls to help with hand/eye coordination, along with stretching and toning exercises. Each person has a chair for some of the exercises and some are done while standing by your chair. The women pool shooters play several friendly rounds of 8-ball and would welcome some new women players to come join in the fun competition. At 10:30 a.m. line dancers step in time to country songs. You are welcome to come join the group and get some exercise while having fun. During the afternoon, canasta and social bridge players get out their cards for plenty of good times. A jig-saw puzzle is always out enticing someone to find another piece. Exercise equipment, including a treadmill, is available too.
Tuesday, November 3 – Free guitar lessons start back up every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Come improve your skills. A fast-paced aerobic exercise dance session called, “Zumba with Angie” takes place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The exercises are done mostly to Latin American dance music. In the afternoon, games are played that include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. 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 everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, November 4 –The exercise class members arrive ready for class at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players also arrive with their pool sticks anxious to play some 8-ball. Then at 10:30 a.m., after the exercise class, line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep up with swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played.
Thursday, November 5 – You can work up a good sweat exercising to jazzy tunes in the Zumba class that starts at 10:30 a.m. Afternoon games start at 1:00 p.m. Canasta and bridge are popular games of choice. Bingo is called by a guest caller at 2:00 p.m. Every one bingos and receives a prize. Don’t forget music night at 6:00 p.m. There is always good toe tapping music to enjoy!
Friday, November 6 – Sit ‘n Be Fit class, women’s pool, and a painting class all begin at 9:30 a.m. During the painting class artists bring their own supplies and get together to paint and discuss their art work. Then at 10:30 a.m. line dancers arrive ready to boot scoot around the floor to some lively tunes. Afternoon games of duplicate bridge begin around 12:15 p.m. Canasta players start coming in around 12:30 p.m. along with pool players and puzzle solvers. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Come enjoy the fun competition
Last weeks reported winners for social bridge were: Beverly Dale, 1st, and Sally Simmons, 2nd; duplicate bridge winning partners were; Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 1st; and Penny Sizemore and Lucy Robinson were 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge champions were; Treca Baer and Norma Burke, 1st; and Bob Henderson and Judy Million, 2nd. The winner of the pool tournament this week was Wayne Vinson