The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a flu shot clinic, Wednesday, October 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The clinic is provided by Tiger Drug. Pneumonia shots will also be available. All flu shots for those aged 65 and older will be the high dose flu vaccine. There is no charge if you present your Medicare card. No appointments needed, it will be a first come first serve basis. Blood pressure checks will also be taken later that day by Humanity Hospice starting at 12:45 p.m. The Center offers several activities for seniors 50 years old and older. 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 is not scheduled for this week.
If you cannot make the October date for the flu shot clinic, you will have another chance to get one here at the Center in November. Mays Home Call Home Health will be giving them Wednesday, November 1 from 12 to 2 p.m. No appointments will be taken. It is a first come first serve basis.
Monday, October 2 – Tone up with the free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit. Members meet up every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. A chair is provided for the sitting exercises and for support while doing the standing ones. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized into the exercise routine to test your flexibility and coordination. Women’s pool time begins at 9:30 a.m., also. They play several rounds of friendly 8-ball pool and always welcome new players to join them. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start boot scootin’ to country songs. They have a lot of fun, while getting some good exercise. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. Also, you can check out the jig saw puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, October 3 – The free Zumba with Angie class will get you moving at a faster pace. They meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta 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, October 4 – The morning starts off at 9:30 a.m. with the 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. Remember, the flu shot clinic from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. And then get your blood pressure checked from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. 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, October 5 – You can take a guitar lesson at 9:30 a.m. then join at 10:30 a.m. you can join the Zumba class. Members join up again with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. No music night is scheduled for tonight. It will take place next Thursday at 6 p.m.
Friday, October 6 – Friday mornings begin at 9:30 a.m. with a Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool playing, and a time to try out your artist skills in the painting class. Artists can 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 p.m. 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: Norma Jean Shamblin, 1st; and Sue McMillan, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st; and Benny Evans and Sandy Boepple, 2nd. Friday’s duplicate bridge winners were: Jane Anderson and Benny Evans, 1st; and Norma Burk and Butch Hiatt, 2nd.