The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will close Monday, September 4 in honor of Labor Day. Regular activities for seniors 50 years old and older will resume on Tuesday. These activities include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on the second and fourth Thursday during the summer, from 6 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. Please note; music night will not take place this week.
Monday, September 4 – The Center is closed.
Tuesday, September 5 – The free Zumba with Angie class will not meet today. It will return on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is a faster moving exercise/dance class. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, September 6 – Activities get under way starting at 9:30 a.m. with the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and women’s pool playing time. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, at 12:45 p.m. blood pressure checks will be taken by Humanity Hospice. No appointments are taken. It is a first come first serve basis. Also, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, September 7 – Guitar music can be heard as guitar lessons start at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. the Zumba class members join up again with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night is not scheduled for this Thursday.
Friday, September 8 –Receive a good stretching and toning workout with the Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. Or join the women pool players in some friendly 8-ball games Also, at 9:30 a.m. a painting class is open to artists to bring in their art supplies and get creative and share their ideas with each other. The painting class time now continues into the afternoon so that it can accommodate more artists. At 10:30 a.m., line dancers start strolling across the floor keeping time to the country music. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge starts at 12:15 and canasta, pool and snooker playing begins around 1 p.m. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported social bridge winners were: Louie Geiser, 1st, and Norma Jean Shamblin, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners for the week were: Adrienne Hyle and Meg Kletke, 1st; and Charles Foreman and Linda Horstman, 2nd. Winners in the second day of duplicate bridge were: Betty Lowrey and Camille Johnston, 1st; and Adrienne Hyle, Meg Kletke, John and Sandy Boepple all tied for 2nd.